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PokerBaazi Announces PPL Special Edition, sponsors 14 Underprivileged Girls with prize pool
By CSRBOX On 16 March 2019
PokerBaazi, a leading online poker platform has announced its association with non-profit NGO Vidya Integrated Development for Youth and Adults (VIDYA). PokerBaazi will donate a share of the rake coll....
 
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HDFC Bank launches Navachar (Innovation) Pustika under Parivartan‘Teaching-the-Teachers’ (3T) programme
By HDFC On 13 March 2019
HDFC Bank today launched a manual of innovative teaching ideas called Navachar Pustika. Navachar Pustika (Innovations Handbook), is a compilation of innovative teaching ideas contributed by teachers t....
 
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North East CSR Forum held in Guwahati
By CSRBOX On 04 March 2019
With the collaborations of impacts at its focus, CSRBOX and Dalmia Bharat Group came together to host the mega forum ‘North East CSR Forum’. Charities Aids Foundation India and Oxfam India....
 
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PwC India Foundation and Save the Children hosts a roundtable on Child Rights
By CSRBOX On 21 February 2019
Save the Children along with PwC India Foundation, today organised a roundtable on Creating Transformational Business Partnerships for Child Rights. CSR heads of leading Electronics, IT, Healthcare, M....
 
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Introducing Data Science for Social Impact
By Rockefeller Foundation On 23 January 2019
While private-sector businesses have been building and deploying data science capabilities for many years in the tech age, most organizations in the non-profit, civic, and public sectors are far behin....
 
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Kia Motors launches its global CSR program in India
By Autocar Professionals On 22 January 2019
Kia Motors has begun its first ‘Green Light Project’ corporate social responsibility (CSR)  program in India with a two-week volunteer program in Anantapur District, in the state of A....
 
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HDFC Bank Parivartan transforms 5 villages in Mandla, MP
By HDFC On 15 January 2019
HDFC Bank Ltd., today announced the successful completion of its Holistic Rural Development Programme (HRDP) in 5 villages in the Mandla district of Madhya Pradesh. Through this initiative, 824 househ....
 
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Yes Foundation Accelerator Launches Cohort 1 – 23 Social Enterprises Shortlisted
By YES Bank On 22 October 2018
YES FOUNDATION, the social development arm of YES BANK has selected 23 social enterprises and NGOs for the inaugural cohort of YES! i am the change (YIAC) Grant & Accelerator program. The shortlis....
 
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Centre to overhaul corporate social responsibility framework
By Zee News On 12 July 2018
The government has decided to overhaul the corporate social responsibility (CSR) framework, and conduct audit of the welfare projects implemented by corporates under their CSR programme. “A high....
 
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Century Real Estate Adopts Channahalli Village in Karnataka
By PTI On 03 July 2018
Century Real Estate (CREH) has recently adopted Channahalli village near Chikkajala in Karnataka as its flagship Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. The objective of the initiative is to....
 
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JanaJal begins installation of Water ATMs in Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam Area
By JanaJal On 09 March 2018
Project part of a plan to install largest decentralized footprint of water ATMs under PPP model in Delhi NCR Installations to provide safe and purified drinking water to underserved communities at ....
 
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Companies spent Rs 28,000 crore towards CSR works in nearly 3 years
By PTI On 12 February 2018
Corporates have spent more than Rs 28,000 crore towards social welfare activities in nearly three years of CSR norms coming into force, latest official data showed. The requirement for certain class ....
 
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eAge Simplifies English Learning on Smartphones with Enhanced Virtual Classroom Platform
By EAgeTutor On 08 February 2018
eAgeTutor.com (www.eAgeTutor.com), the foremost online Spoken English training service in India, has rolled out an upgraded version of its proprietary e-learning platform, Zilleon, for mobile devices.....
 
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Startup Oasis picks four more social ventures for funding
By Times of India On 05 January 2018
After tying up Rs 1.7 crore for six social impact startups in September last year, the Pink City-based incubator Startup Oasis has closed funding for another four ventures taking total funding to Rs 2....
 
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Meghalaya shows the way on social audit. Other states must follow
By Hindustan Times On 01 January 2018
When it comes to governance innovations, India’s northeast is not known to be a market leader; in fact, the region is more often in news for the opposite: governance deficit. Recently, however, ....
 
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B-school students are given exposure to the real world to make them aware of the innate potential of businesses to make a positive impact on society
By Livemint On 22 December 2017
Earlier this year, some 300 students from a B-school near New Delhi travelled to Mewat in Haryana to learn about rural life and the problems villagers confront in everything—from gaining an educ....
 
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Greenlight Planet Raises $60 MM for Off-Grid Solar Financing Business, led by Apis Partners
By EON News On 10 December 2017
London-based private equity fund manager Apis Partners and other investors announced disbursement of $60 MM in new funding to Greenlight Planet Inc., the leading provider of off-grid solar products an....
 
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Is India augmenting social capital via education and health push?
By Livemint On 28 October 2017
Women and child development (WCD) secretary Rakesh Srivastava believes eliminating malnutrition among children is critical for the country to benefit from its young demography and that it must start f....
 
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Smart City challenge calls for startups with social impact
By Business Standard On 24 October 2017
A new Smart City challenge has been launched in India which encourages young entrepreneurs to identify local problems and develop innovative solutions which have a lasting social impact and are also s....
 
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Tata Trusts ties up with Maharashtra govt for social initiatives
By Business Standard On 06 October 2017
The Maharashtra government and Tata Trusts today joined hands to roll out a series of social development initiatives in Chandrapur district in the areas of livelihood, digital literacy, data driven go....
 
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