Entries posted on “2011”
An overview of Philanthropy in India for the year 2010: INDIACSR report

An overview of Philanthropy in India for the year 2010: INDIACSR report

Mahatma Gandhi ji said, “We must be the change we wish to see in the world.” This the fact that some 42 percent of Indians, or 455 millions people, live on less than 1.25 dollars a day, according to World Bank and India’s statistics on health, infant mortality and malnutrition are worse than those for […]

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SEBI to host XBRL Asian Workshop and National Conference on XBRL on Feb 17

SEBI to host XBRL Asian Workshop and National Conference on XBRL on Feb 17

MUMBAI: SEBI and XBRL India, the Indian XBRL jurisdiction of XBRL International Inc (XII) facilitated by the Institute of Chartered Accountant of India, are co-hosting the second XBRL Asian Workshop on February 17, 2011 at Mumbai. This will be followed by a National Conference on XBRL on February 18 2011. While the conference will be […]

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JSW Foundation unveils OP Jindal Memorial Lecture Series

JSW Foundation unveils OP Jindal Memorial Lecture Series

MUMBAI: With an invitee list of select industry leaders and eminent citizens the inaugural lecture was also aimed at drawing the attention of Corporates, Promoters and HNIs to increase their engagement in new forms of philanthropy for the nation’s development. JSW Foundation, the CSR arm of the Jindal Group, launched the OP Jindal Memorial Lecture […]

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Social sector has huge scope for skilled workforce

Social sector has huge scope for skilled workforce

NEW DELHI: It has reported that the Azim Premji Foundation has the money. Now it needs people. The foundation has drawn up plans to increase staff strength from the current 300 to 5,000 over the next five years as it prepares to use the Wipro Ltd shares worth $2 billion (Rs 8,960 crore) gifted recently […]

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The ET Awards for Corporate Exellence with theme of ‘The Act of giving’

The ET Awards for Corporate Exellence with theme of ‘The Act of giving’

MUMBAI: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will kick off The Economic Times Awards for Corporate Exellence 2010 on Saturday, January 8 with ‘ The Act of giving’ as the theme. After a decade of extraordinary and entrepreneurial wealth creation, it is now time for India Inc to face the hard question: Is it giving back enough […]

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An overview of philanthropy in India

An overview of philanthropy in India

NEW DELHI: A huge charity gift by a high-tech tycoon has shone a harsh light on the philanthropic track record of India’s established and emerging billionaires. Azim Premji, who transformed a family-owned cooking oil firm into the software giant Wipro, announced earlier this month that he was giving $2bn to fund rural education. The 100 […]

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