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World Wide Web Day 2023: Cyber safety tips to follow while shopping online

Do you enjoy shopping online? Are you swiping your debit/credit card on random e-commerce mobile apps/websites for grocery, fruits and vegetables, frozen food, shoes, clothes, perfume, jewellery, gym wear, pet food and 2/4-wheeler accessories? This is an age of online shopping where almost everything starting with needle and thread to appliances and gadgets and...

International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking 2023- Campaigns by Indian Police for a drugs-free society

The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is observed on the 26th of June every year with the aim of spreading awareness against the menace of drug consumption and peddling and promote a healthy life free of addiction. From time to time, police across Indian states and union territories have taken initiatives...
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Top CSR Projects in Darjeeling

The very name “Darjeeling” conjures images of a picture-perfect hill station, quietly nestled at the foot of the Himalayas. Darjeeling is a tourist hotspot in the State of West Bengal. It is also known as the 'Queen of the Hills'. The city provides a splendid view of Kanchenjunga, the third-highest mountain on the planet....

How Lotus Petal Foundation is providing school education to underprivileged children in Gurugram

Of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals established by the United Nations in September 2015, Sustainable Development Goal 4 or SDG 4 is about quality education. Sustainable Development Goal 4 aims at ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all. Lotus Petal Foundation is an NGO that works in the area...

World Day for Safety and Health at Work 2023: Why sitting is the new smoking

The 28th of April every year is observed as World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This was started by International Labour Organization (ILO) in 2003 to discuss and work towards the importance of a safe and healthy work environment. It is said ‘Sitting is the new smoking’. The present day corporate job often...

PM Modi: Climate Change has to be fought from the dinner tables in every home

Honourable Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi reminded global citizens of their responsibility towards battling Climate change. In his words, “Climate change cannot be fought from conference tables alone. It has to be fought from the dinner tables in every home.” The Prime Minister said this at a World Bank Event titled ‘Making it Personal: How...

How Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) can help in Achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Sustainable Development Goal 8 (SDG 8) aims to promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for all. SDG 8 is one of the 17 SDGs established by the United Nations in 2015 as a global blueprint for a better and more sustainable future. India, being a developing...

Maharashtra Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar suggests including Corporate Environmental Responsibility in Companies Act 2013

Honourable Minister for Forests, Cultural Affairs, Fisheries, Government of Maharashtra, Sudhir Mungantiwar has suggested carving out a section for CER or Corporate Environmental Responsibility in the Companies Act 2013. Mungantiwar said this at an event in Mumbai on Thursday. Corporate Environmental Responsibility Addressing the gathering at the event, the honourable Minister said, “Along with CSR (Corporate...

B.R. Ambedkar Remembrance Day: Celebrating the Legacy of the Father of Indian Constitution

B.R. Ambedkar, also known as Babasaheb Ambedkar, was a social reformer, jurist, and politician who played a significant role in the Indian independence movement. He was the architect of India's Constitution, which is considered to be one of the most progressive and liberal in the world. Ambedkar dedicated his life to uplifting the oppressed...

Top CSR projects working towards menstrual health and hygiene in India

Menstruation is a natural phenomenon that every woman goes through. However, lack of proper knowledge about menstrual hygiene is a major issue for women living in slum areas. It often leads to poor hygiene, infections, and other health problems, further exacerbating their struggles and hampering their overall progress. Even though we are progressing as a...

Supreme Court calls for a uniform national policy for menstrual hygiene in schools

On April 10, the Supreme Court of India called for a “uniform national policy” to be developed by the central government, in consultation with States and Union Territories, to ensure menstrual hygiene in schools. The policy aims to provide sanitary pads, vending and disposal mechanisms, and exclusive washrooms for girl students in schools. The...

danaVidya: A Free Resource to Support India’s Social Sector

Four specialised organisations have joined hands to launch danaVidya, a free vetted resource to help answer compliance and legal questions for NGOs and Corporate CSR Teams in India. danaVidya aims to assist them in deepening their impact and reaching even more beneficiaries, especially during the pandemic. This innovative solution uses a WhatsApp Chat Bot...

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