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Financial Assistance to NGOs

Financial Assistance to NGOs

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: There are intelligence inputs of some organizations diverting funds for purposes other than the permitted use of foreign funds. On the basis of the complaints of various violations of FCRA, 24 cases have so far been referred to CBI and 9 cases have been referred to State Police for investigation. [...]

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Fullerton India announces its unique ‘Pashu Vikas Day’ CSR initiative

Fullerton India announces its unique ‘Pashu Vikas Day’ CSR initiative

IndiaCSR News Network Ahmedabad: Fullerton India, one of India’s leading Non-Banking Finance Companieshas undertaken a unique initiative to organize India’s largest cattle care event. The initiative ‘Pashu Vikas Day’ will involve setting up of cattle-care camps in more than 110 branch locations in seven states of its rural business operations- Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Tamil [...]

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Lack of sanitation can be ’cause and effect’ of poverty: India

Lack of sanitation can be ’cause and effect’ of poverty: India

UNITED NATIONS: Highlighting its commitment to end practise of open defecation in the country, India has said that lack of access to basic sanitation can be both a “cause and effect” of poverty as it expressed concern over the Millenium Development Goals target on the sanitation issue. “Access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation [...]

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Lavie Launches Social Santa Initiative in association with Samarpan Foundation

Lavie Launches Social Santa Initiative in association with Samarpan Foundation

IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI: Lavie, the high street accessory brand, has decided to spread smiles on Christmas with their Social Santa initiative.Christmas is the season of sharing love and happiness with those who need it and spreading joy to those around you. Lavie, the high street accessory brand from Bagzone Pvt Ltd has associated with [...]

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Top sustainable construction projects focus on local context and enhancing communities

Top sustainable construction projects focus on local context and enhancing communities

IndiaCSR News Network Jakarta, Indonesia: The winning projects of the Holcim Awards 2014 Asia Pacific show how building with sustainable construction in mind can enhance the region’s human, natural and economic performance. A bird sanctuary in Thailand, a locally-adapted orphanage in Nepal, and a community library in Sri Lanka received the top prizes. An independent jury [...]

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Soon, Rs 1,800-cr awareness campaign under Clean India Mission

Soon, Rs 1,800-cr awareness campaign under Clean India Mission

Press Trust of India NEW DELHI: The Centre will soon launch an intensive information, education and communication (IEC) campaign at an estimated cost of Rs 1,800 crore to generate awareness about the need for cleanliness and to bring about much-needed behavioural changes for achieving the goal of ‘Swachh Bharat’, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu said on [...]

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Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world

Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world

By Menaka Raman We keep hearing again and again that the solution to many of our nation’s maladies lies in education.  And it’s true. But when faced with staggering facts about illiteracyit’s easy to throw up your hands in frustration and say “The problem is just too big to solve. There’s absolutely nothing I can [...]

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Tata Power installs Bio-Gas plants under their Green village concept in Mundra

Mumbai:  Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power Company, through its 100 per cent subsidiary Coastal Gujarat Power has always endeavored towards green and sustainable development of the village in and around its area of operation. Under this Green village concept, Tata Power successfully installed 36 Bio-Gas plants across 8 villages. The Company has undertaken the installation [...]

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Heroes of environment and wildlife conservation conferred with RBS Earth Heroes Awards for 2014

New Delhi:  The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), a subsidiary of the RBS Group, today announced the winners of the RBS ‘Earth Heroes’ Awards for 2014. Seven individuals/ institutions from the field of wildlife and conservation, who have demonstrated exemplary work on the ground, were chosen by an independent jury, for the RBS Earth Heroes [...]

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15,000 Rural and Tribal ‘Sakhis’ to get Medical Attention

15,000 Rural and Tribal ‘Sakhis’ to get Medical Attention

Hindustan Zinc organizes ‘Sakhi’ Mega Health Check-up Camp in rural Rajasthan. 15000 rural & tribal women will be treated for Diabetes and Hypertension under ‘Sakhi’ Campaign Udaipur: 15,000 rural and tribal women will receive medical attention under Hindustan Zinc’s ‘Sakhi’ campaign, which has been launched by the company to provide socio-economic empowerment to rural and tribal [...]

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