Nominations Open for National Communal Harmony Awards-2019 till June 30, 2019

Nominations for the National Communal Harmony Awards-2019 are being invited from eligible individuals and organizations for their outstanding contribution for promotion of communal harmony and national integration. The National Communal Harmony Awards have been instituted by the National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH), an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. The National Communal Harmony Awards, 2019 consist of a citation each and a cash prize of Rs. 5 lakh in … [Read more...]

India Leaders for Social Sector receives Grant to strengthen Leadership for the Country’s Social Sector

ATE Chandra Foundation (ATECF), the philanthropic foundation of Archana and Amit Chandra has provided grant to India Leaders for Social Sector (ILSS), a Gurgaon-based non-profit to strengthen leadership for the country's social sector. Amit Chandra, Chairman at Bain Capital India, is a leading Indian philanthropist and a founder/board member of Ashoka University and a board member of Give India and the Akanksha Foundation, among his other associations with Non-profits and foundations. Archana … [Read more...]

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Dove and UNICEF collaborate to reach Young People with essential Self-Esteem and Body Confidence Education

A new three-year partnership between Unilever brand Dove and UNICEF has been launched that will help 10 million young people in Brazil, India and Indonesia gain better self-esteem and body confidence by 2022. The partnership will see Dove and UNICEF adapt modules on self-esteem and body confidence from the Dove Self-Esteem Project and include them in UNICEF programmes that teach young people essential life skills. UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore, "Young people are some of the … [Read more...]

As part of its CSR Initiative, Lanxess India provides Skill Development Training for Youth

The 'Lanxess B-Able Skill Centre' in Thane has been set up in association with BASIX Academy for Building Lifelong Employability Limited (B-ABLE) who is also the implementation partner for the project. The CSR project started in January, 2019 focused on providing skill development training for the youth who are unskilled, semi-skilled, school drop outs and come from the underprivileged sections living in the periphery of Thane. Lanxess India says it has funded the project to skill youth, … [Read more...]

Mitsubishi Electric India organized Two Health Awareness Camps in Karnataka

Around 881 adults and 103 children were benefited from two health awareness camps organized by Mitsubishi Electric India in four villages from Magadi and Kanakpura districts of Karnataka. The activity aimed at making positive contributions to society. The Health Awareness camps were organized in two phases. In the first phase, the camp was set up in Ramohalli village of Magadi district on 5th May which covered Chunchanahalli village as well. The second camp was organized on 12th May at … [Read more...]

Hyderabad NGOs raise their Hands in rescuing Homeless Elderly Persons

Good Samaritan’s India, an NGO indulge in rescuing homeless elderly persons has rescued 48 elderly persons since March till May 12. Seventy-two-year-old Yadav was dehydrated and restless when a city-based NGO rescued him. He was found lying on a pavement in Bharathnagar area under the scorching sun, with no food and water. Yadav who has been abandoned by his two sons was begging on the road to survive, however, at the time when Indian Meteorological Department, Hyderabad, (IMD) has issued … [Read more...]

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Inter-NGO collaboration at Event in Pune, Experts call for Need-Based Projects

Pune International Centre (PIC) organized a function in which a paper titled, Governance and Effectiveness of NGOs- The Way Ahead, authored by Madhukar Kotwal was released. Former member, board of directors, Larsen & Toubro (L&T), Madhukar Kotwal said, "There is a huge gap in terms of sustainable development. It is important for us to focus on the digitalisation of the internal and the external processes and at the same time focusing on need-based projects and inter-NGO … [Read more...]

NGOs unite to create Awareness regarding Switching to Clean Lifestyle

Come summers along with several city NGOs have initiated eco-programmes to create awareness regarding water conservation, plastic ban and switching to clean lifestyle. The emphasis is on to engage in community-based programmes. Phulkari’s initiative, "Phulkari Green" with Holiday Inn as their first partner aims for promoting plastic-free alternatives to the conventional everyday use items. The initiative began by replacing all the plastic disposables with materials that were reusable and … [Read more...]

Third Edition of Annual HCL Grant CSR Symposium held

The third edition of annual HCL Grant CSR Symposium has been held with the aim of building capacities of NGOs in and around the state of Maharashtra. The day-long event, which was part of a series of symposiums held by HCLF across India, comprised a panel discussion with local NGO representatives and civil society experts, on the theme CSR for bridging the sectoral gaps in education, healthcare and environment. A total of 148 NGOs participated in the event representing many parts of the … [Read more...]

HDFC Bank Parivartan to Restore and Repair Government Schools in Odisha

HDFC Bank through its #Parivartan programme has announced that it will restore and repair 20 government schools in Odisha that were affected by cyclone Fani. This initiative is aimed to help restore normalcy for distressed school students in the cyclone-hit districts of Khurda, Puri and Cuttack. The restoration plan will cover: Repairs and Refurbishment for school premises Restoring Sanitation Facilities The 20 schools will be finalised in consultation with the state government and … [Read more...]