Daan Utsav: Viacom18, Piramal Foundation join ‘Hamara Station Hamari Shaan’ initiative
'Hamara Station Hamari Shaan’ is a joint initiative of Mumbai First and Make a Difference in collaboration with the Western and Central Railways. The initiative involves beautification of station areas through thematic paintings that capture the flavour of the station and its surroundings. The total paintable area is estimated to be close to one lakh
Alibaba Group launches Mission Million Books in India
Mission Million Books is a pan-India initiative aimed at providing the underserved with access to quality educational materials for their growth and advancement. It is expected to open doors for numerous educational institutions to have access to, and enhance the quality of, academic material provided to their students.
Camel Art Foundation invites entries from professionals and students
There are two categories in the contest, for professionals and for students. The artists participating in the event are allowed to use four mediums of colours – oil, acrylic, drawing & pastels, and water. The artist can share a maximum of two entries (including all mediums). Each entry is to be submitted individually.
CSR: Tax of the matter
Despite the howls of protests, the government has stated that the CSR law is to encourage participation in social development and that incentivising through tax benefits may dilute the spirit and intent of it. It has also clarified that the objective of CSR is to...
CSR: Four and a half ways companies (mis)use funds
Here, we have unearthed some interesting ways in which CSR money has been diverted towards pursuits of happiness by individuals and entities who you wouldn’t exactly qualify as underprivileged or oppressed.