KVIC adopts Jagatpur village in Delhi for Swachhata Abhiyaan; next drive planned at Mumbai’s Juhu Beach

Khadi and Village Industries Commission leading a sanitation drive in Delhi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has adopted Jagatpur village in Delhi for its Swachhata Abhiyaan. The sanitation drive by KVIC began with a plantation drive and ended with cleanliness drive along the bank of the Yamuna river.  Speaking to the villagers, KVIC Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena said that he was enthused with their response. He said that with ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission expands to Ten new Swachh Iconic Places spread across eight states; advantage Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

third phase of Swachh Iconic Places

Ten new iconic sites, namely, RaghavendraSwamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K); Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur); Sabarimala Temple (Kerala); and Kanvashram (Uttarakhand) have been taken up under Phase III of the flagship project Swachh Iconic Places ...

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National Awards conferred on Best Performing Self Help Groups under DAY – National Rural Livelihood Mission

Deendayal Antayodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY- NRLM)

Genuine Self Help Groups are crucial to taking fruits of economic development and modern living to the distant remote corners of India and deserve due credit and acknowledgement for the same. Acting in the said direction, Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar on 11 June 2018 conferred the National Awards on Best Performing Self Help Groups ...

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CII Foundation hands over health posts in Dolakha, reaching out to about 8000 beneficiaries


CIIF along with implementing partner Nyaya Health Nepal Possible, hands over prefabricated health posts of 3 villages to Dolakha district administration in Nepal today. The rebuilt health posts are equipped with medical equipments, instruments, furniture and medical supplies for functioning of the health posts. “The support received from the Confederation of Indian Industry and CII Foundation has strengthened the constitutional ...

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CSR drive brings Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India and Aravali Power Company; MoU to benefit more Divyangjan’s in Haryana

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India and Aravali Power Company sign MoU to benefit more Divyangjan's in Haryana

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Aravali Power Company (APCPL), Jhajjar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 8 May 2018 at Jhajjar, Haryana for Rs. 2 Crores for Distribution of Aids and Assistive Devices to Persons with Disabilities at Charkhi Dadri District of Haryana under the CSR initiative of APCPL in the ...

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Taj Mahal Hotels join hands with Elle India for ‘Carnival for a Cause’ to support the Breast Cancer Campaign 

Taj Mahal New Delhi – United and Serving For A Cause for Over a Decade for The Elle Carnival 2018

Supporting a noble platform built amongst the fashionistas in the industry, building a strong connect on the noble cause of Breast Cancer awareness, in line with its endeavour to constantly deliver meaningful experiences to its patrons, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, united with Elle India to welcome summer with the ‘Carnival for a Cause’. The annual initiative hosted by the iconic Hotel ...

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‘Need to create safe conditions for women at home, in society and at work-place’

The President, Ram Nath Govind addressing at the 34th Annual Session of FICCI Ladies Organisation as Chief Guest, in New Delhi on April 05, 2018.

The President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind suggested members of the FICCI Ladies Organsation (FLO) on 5 April 2018 to make start-ups by women an integral part of their value chains as vendors, ancillaries, suppliers and distributors or in any other form. “Our corporate sector must take determined steps towards creating women-friendly and gender-sensitive supply-chains to empower women in our economy, ...

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Outbound Konnections reflects NewGen entrepreneur’s determination to care for environment

Every person needs to put in its bit to fight the man made calamity of air pollution. Seen in the pic is Poonam Seth sitting at her self curated Terrace Garden for Outbound Konnections Reps

In times when Climate Change everyone knows will have massive adverse repercussions on humans civilisation. Its pertinent for everyone to care for environment be it ones Corporate Social Responsibility or individual responsibility. In fact, for People living in cities that are in grip of air pollution– its even more important to stay in harmony with nature. Delhi in this case ...

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Road Transport & Highways Ministry to skill over 1 Lakh workmen by June 2018

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari post distributing  certificates for skill development to workers from highways construction sector, at a function, in New Delhi on December 22, 2017 along with Dharmendra Pradhan and Mansukh L. Mandaviya among others.

Nearly 2800 workers from the states of Karnataka, West Bengal, Rajasthan, Bihar and Odisha have been trained in World Bank funded projects in the trades of masonry, bar-bending and shuttering over a span of four months, as part of a skill development initiative of the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways. Over 300 workers from among them received certificates from ...

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Airport Authority of India extends benefit under CSR to 115 hearing impaired children

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawar Chand Gehlot in a group photograph at the inauguration of the “CSR Summit for Pioneering Cochlear Implant Surgery under CSR initiative of Airport Authority of India”, organised by the ALIMCO, in New Delhi on December 14, 2017.

Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment inaugurated the “CSR Summit for Pioneering Cochlear Implant Surgery under CSR initiative of Airport Authority of India (AAI) through Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)” on 14 December 2017. Shakuntla Gamlin, Secretary, DEPwD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Guruprasad Mohapatra, Chairman, AAI, D.R. Sarin, CMD, ALIMCO and senior officers were ...

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CSR Boost to Ganga rejuvenation@Namami Gange Roadshow in London

Namami Gange London Roadshow 2017

Indian corporates, NRIs and PIOs in UK have committed more than 5 billion dollars for the development of amenities like ghats, river fronts, crematoria and parks as part of the Namami Gange Mission. At a roadshow organised in London yesterday, Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Water resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping appealed to business ...

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To gift truck drivers healthy eyesight- NHAI to organise 50 Free Eye Check-up camps

To ensure healthy eyesight of truck drivers NHAI will distribute Spectacles to Truck Drivers, Cleaners and Helpers. Pic Courtesy: NHAi showing Ambulance facility on Udaipur-Ratanpur Section of NH-8

Eyesight in good health is a basic requirement for safe driving! Poor vision increases the risk of collisions due to the driver’s inability to recognise and react in time to a hazard or the behaviour of other road users. The NHAI has decided to launch a Free Eye Check-up Campaign and distribute spectacles for truck drivers, cleaners and helpers on ...

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