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Tata, Rockefeller Foundation Plan 10,000 India Microgrids
By CSRBOX On 08 November 2019
Tata Power Co. Ltd., in collaboration with the Rockefeller Foundation, plans to develop 10,000 microgrids in India to boost access to affordable and reliable electricity to homes and enterprises acros....
Mitsubishi Electric India covers 9 schools with clean drinking water program in rural Gurugram
By Mitsubishi Electric India On 15 October 2019
Mitsubishi Electric India is consistently working towards the aim of a sustainable society through its products and solutions. The company extended support to the rural areas of Gurugram under its CSR....
Can goat milk reduce Rural child malnutrition
By Sanjeev Kumar On 13 August 2019
Malnutrition hampers next generation of the country and perhaps most serious issue if we aspire to be a developed nation in next few decades. Goat has received least attention and in fact apathy by p....
The thirteenth Annual Status of Education Report (ASER 2018) was released in New Delhi on 15 January 2019
By Pratham On 16 January 2019
ASER 2018 was released this morning in New Delhi. This is the thirteenth annual report. The report was released by the ASER alumni who were present in the audience. After conducting a ‘Beyond B....
List of Admissions for the month of January 2019
By CSRBOX On 11 January 2019
List of Postgraduate/Graduate Admissions in India in January 2019NGOBOX, India’s largest developments sector platform, brings together admission opportunities for Postgraduate/Graduate programs ....

IRMA Collaborates with UN University for Global Rural e-Governance Development Index and Roadmap 2020
By IRMA On 14 December 2018
IRMA is in the process of collaborating with the United Nations University (UNU) for formulating a Rural E-Government Development Index (R-EGDI). The UN E-Government Survey is conducted by the United....
AROH Foundation in association with HDFC Bank Sets up Digital Library in Mawjrong village, Meghalaya
By CSRBOX On 01 November 2018
AROH Foundation in association with HDFC Bank inaugurates digital library in Mawjrong village of Laithkroh block of Meghalaya. Block Development Officer Mr.Tynsong felicitated the occasion as Chief Gu....
Launch of the Entrepreneurship Development Programme in Rural Non-Farm Livelihoods at the SEEDS campus in Duttaluru Village,  AP
By Aman Andrew Lal On 11 July 2018
Despite the sun being out, there was pleasant weather in Duttalur on Monday 2nd of July. There was a gentle breeze blowing to keep the heat at the bay. The inauguration for the Entrepreneurship Develo....
SmartGaon duo set the stage to transform more villages in Chhattisgarh, UP and Maharashtra
By CSRBOX On 21 May 2018
Two IT professionals have been making news for transforming a rural village in UP through their app called ‘SmartGaon’, that not only connects an entire village population internally and w....
Rural BPO scheme: women form 40% of added headcount
By The Hindu On 06 January 2018
The government’s India BPO promotion scheme, which aims to popularise the industry beyond metros, has so far provided employment to almost 11,000 people across the country, of which 40% are wome....
India looks to provide access to electricity to all in 2018
By Livemint On 02 January 2018
Seventy years after independence, India is racing to connect thousands of villages with electricity as it looks to accelerate growth whose dividend are distributed to all. The new year will see the go....
Narendra Modi government draws up tailor-made action plan for the backward districts
By Financial Express On 28 December 2017
Eyeing a rural outreach ahead of the general elections in 2019, the Narendra Modi government has drawn up tailor-made action plans for 115 identified “most-backward” districts in the count....
The digital initiative which is transforming lives of millions
By Economic Times On 26 December 2017
"We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give," goes a saying by Winston Churchill. Corporates make money but responsible corporates go a step further and make efforts to take ....
Realising India: Re-realising my privileges (Blog)
By CSRBOX On 22 December 2017
I chose to drop science post 10th grade and study commerce.At 17, I went to Delhi University for graduation. I chose to finance my own education.  I chose to study literature. I chose to work in ....
From worm toilets to solar lamps, social innovations keep women safer in rural India
By Reuters On 19 December 2017
Going from village to village in India to promote the use of toilets that use worms to break down fecal matter, the team from the Institute for Transformative Technologies (ITT) found young girls to b....
Goal of doubling farmers income impressive: IFAD
By Times of India On 13 December 2017
India has kept an "impressive" target of doubling farmers' income by 2022 and the country will not be far in achieving that goal, Rome-based International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Pres....
Powering rural healthcare
By The Hindu On 12 December 2017
Around 38 million Indians rely on health facilities without electricity. Without access to regular power supply, numerous life-saving interventions cannot be undertaken. Ground report A study, &lsqu....
Taking healthcare down India interiors’ dusty lanes
By BusinessLine On 12 December 2017
Far from the hustle and bustle of Varanasi, long-winding, tree-lined dirt tracks lead to a health awareness gathering at UP’s Dhaura Hara village. As a town-crier wakes up the somnolent village....
IIMA students pitch for electricity from crop residue, solar powered irrigation for Hult Prize
By Hindustan Times On 30 November 2017
Creating rural entrepreneurship zones, producing electricity with crop residues, empowering farmers through solar powered irrigation. These were some winning the ideas pitched by students of the India....
UN expert finds holes in PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’, gets panned
By IndianExpress On 11 November 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pet ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission came in for sharp criticism by a top UN expert on sanitation who said it “lacked a holistic human rights approach&rdq....