Ericsson launches ‘Connect to Learn’ in India
With more than 1 billion people in India, the potential to contribute to improved access to education is enormous. Through the formation of initiatives like Connect to Learn, we demonstrate that public–private partnerships are key to developing sustainable solutions that can make a major impact in education through technology.
L&T’s antiretroviral therapy centre to accommodate 2,000 HIV-positive patients
HIV/AIDS-positive patients can undergo the entire range of pathology tests for their treatment and also receive free receive medical consultation. They can avail X-ray and other super speciality consultations free of cost and further benefit from the highly concessional rates charged for ultrasonography. Medicines issued at the facility are as per the N
Grundfos Foundation brings water to 100 villages; to install solar pumps
The first phase will deliver water to nearly 12,400 people in 28 villages in Orissa, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. Given that in India over 700,000 villages do not have access to water, an off-grid, self-sustaining solar pumping solution is the quickest way to provide water to millions.
DS Group gives scholarships to 371 children
The children of all employees on the rolls of DS Group are eligible to receive an annual cash award between Rs 2,500 and Rs 30,000 under the Cash Award Policy and between Rs 2,400 and Rs 6,000, under the Scholarship Policy (amount depends on the grades obtained in the previous academic year). Employees can apply for these educational grants through an a
Hyundai puts Rs 2 crore in PM’s Relief Fund
Hyundai Motor India has contributed two crore rupees to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund to support rescue, relief and rehabilitation operations for people affected by natural calamities in various parts of the country. In addition to rehabilitation efforts, the contribution is meant for restoration of areas damaged by floods and landslides i
Oracle to support IT skills education of 6,000
Oracle Academy, Oracle’s flagship programme in education philanthropy, and Academy of Kerala (ICTAK) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to implement Oracle Academy’s computer science programmes across 60 institutes in Kerala over the next two years.
Adobe’s scholarships for Indian students
The Adobe Youth Voices scholarship is granted to 25 students chosen from across the world every year. Under this scholarship, the winners are entitled to receive monetary educational support of up to $2,000 per annum for further studies.
Corporate India gears up for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
...‘clean’ here includes general cleanliness of streets, roads and infrastructure in the country as well as access for every person to sanitation facilities including toilets, solid and liquid waste-disposal systems, village cleanliness and safe and adequate drinking water supply.