HCL’s ‘Plant for Life’ to greenify Noida
'We believe that our school-led approach will help build awareness among children towards the environment at an early stage and nurture conscientious citizens of tomorrow...'
Molson Coors focuses on water in Bihar
So far the company has constructed 18 water facilities (including restoration of 16 defunct bore wells) and provided sanitation facilities in three schools. About 1,300 people across Bihta and Sheohar districts now have access to improved drinking-water facilities.
ATC India e-enabling education in the rural south
Being implemented in association with Hole-in-the-Wall Education Limited (HiWEL) and NIIT Foundation, the project provides e-enabled education to underprivileged children in rural and semi-urban areas through learning stations that have pre-loaded educational material.
Golden Peacock to Krishnapatnam Port for environment management
Some of the green initiatives undertaken by the port include plantation of over 20 lakh trees within the port and more than 50,000 trees in the surrounding villages, installation of solar lights in the port and solar water heaters in the employee colony, establishing gas connections for villagers so as to discourage them from cutting of mangroves, and a
More plantations by Garware-Wall Ropes
The employees planted various saplings including those of almonds, rosewood, fig and plum, and have chalked out a strategic plan to nurture these saplings. A team of employees will visit the plantations site on Sundays and ensure that they are growing well.
Pratt & Whitney introduces e-learning centres at 10 Bengaluru schools
Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (UTC), and its supplier partners inaugurated 10 e-learning centres at schools in Bengaluru. UTC, Pratt & Whitney and its supplier partners have contributed more than Rs 3,364,000 towards the set-up of the e-learning centres, which will introduce school children to digital courses in maths and science.
Infosys Science Foundation begins teachers’ training in Mysuru
Focused at a constructivist approach in hands-on training for teachers in government schools in Karnataka, the training will provide teachers with tools and methodologies to explain concepts innovatively, encourage curiosity, and promote experiential learning in classrooms.
Haldiram’s food unfit for consumption, says USFDA
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reportedly found pesticides in Haldiram's products and categorically stated that their baked products were unfit for consumption, and also that these were adulterated and contained poisonous content. Among the rejected Haldiram’s products were some sugar candies and salty Indian snack mixes...
Child labour still a threat for over 4 million Indian children
Kanna, a boy of 12 hailing from Rajahmundry in Andhra Pradesh, thought child labour was normal, as many of his close friends were working. After dropping out of school in Grade 7, he worked as a blacksmith and as an assistant for an automobile mechanic...