Hygiene awareness session Ginger Hotels  |  Pantnagar
A team of 9 volunteers from Ginger Pantnagar conducted an awareness session sanitation and self-hygiene near Kamp Area. They started by explaining the importance of good hygiene. They distributed soaps to promote good habits.
  Art competition Ginger Hotels  |  Mumbai
Ginger Mumbai Andheri team invited underprivileged children from Govindnagar MPS School in Malad East to the hotel. The team offered snacks and refreshments to the children and then an art contest was conducted. All children actively participated in the art contest and were presented with a certificate and gift.
  Awareness programme on sanitation Tata Chemicals  |  Babrala
TCSRD organized an awareness programme on sanitation at village Pawari (Near to TCL Plant, Babrala - U.P.). A team of volunteers from P & QA department of Tata Chemicals along with their HOD met with the community members like youth, farmers & students. The main motto of the programme was to make the community aware about the importance of sanitation hygiene for human health & how they can reduce diseases by good sanitation practices. They also collected some samples of drinking water from various sources to conduct quality analysis.
  Linen donation Ginger Hotels  |  Mumbai
The Staff of both Ginger Mumbai Mahakali and Ginger Mumbai Andheri reached out to the people residing on the streets of Mumbai. A retired TCS Employee also joined in. the volunteers donated linen from the hotel. These linens were sorted out and washed at the hotel laundry and then distributed to the underprivileged people.
  Visit to the hotel Indian Hotels  |  Goa
The students of Tata STRIVE Skilled Training Centre undergo a training in F&B (Service) & Housekeeping Operations. Practical demonstration of Bed Making & Room Cleaning go a long way in making the students understand about the practicalities of hotel operations and also enable them to apply their theory to practice. All 50 students were engrossed in the session and all of them indulged in the bed making and room cleaning procedure themselves. All of them gave positive feedback at the end of the session that it was a real eye opener for them
  Drawing competition Tata Metaliks  |  Kharagpur
A drawing competition was organized by the employees of Tata Metaliks in Amba primary School. The students were also given helpful tips to make good drawings. Prizes were distributed amongst the children. Employees also distributed chocolates to all students.
  Awareness on Global Warming Tata Sponge Iron  |  Bileipada
A group of volunteers organized an awareness program on the cause & effects of global warming in the Learning & Development Centre of the township. Rural youth and senior citizens including 2 village committees and 4 youth clubs from the villages of Deojhar, Birikala, Kandara & Anseikala attended the program. The imminent dangers of rising sea levels and its impact on people were explained. People were encouraged towards adapting a green, earth friendly lifestyle by refusing to use polythene and other non-biodegradable products.
  Visit to an orphanage Indian Hotels  |  Kerala
The Gateway Hotel Varkala volunteers visited an orphanage in Kollam, Kerala with boxes of used clothes, toys and evening snacks. The volunteers interacted with the residents and played fun games with them.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Metaliks  |  Kharagpur
Employees of Tata Metaliks organized a cleanliness drive in Amba Primary school, Kharagpur, West Bengal along with the teachers & students of the school. The students took an oath to always keep their school clean. Tata Metaliks has renovated the school building in the year 16-17 and provided drinking water facilities, toilet blocks, benches & desks, fans and tube lights in the school.
  Blood donation camp Tata Technologies  |  Jamshedpur
The CSR team organised a blood donation camp at TML blood donation centre. This donation is very critical for Jamshedpur community, as there is acute crisis of blood for plasma cell in blood bank for dengue patients.
  Hygiene awareness session Rallis India  |  Lote
A group of six volunteers from Rallis India Lote Unit visited Z P School, Gavthan, Lote and organized a session on personal hygiene and cleaning for the students. The volunteers conducted a practical session on personal hygiene, cleaning and hand wash and explained the importance of the same in one’s life.
  Safety pledge Rallis India  |  Lucknow
The volunteers visited Pushp Batika Mahanagar, Lucknow and undertook a safety pledge.
  Visit to an anganwadi Indian Hotels  |  Chandigarh
Taj Chandigarh visited the Anganvadi in Dhanas for its maintenance and to support them out with electrical maintenances. The started to clean the floor while electrician started working on electrical maintenance. The area was freed from cobwebs, washrooms cleaned and lights, fans and switches fixed. The team also took dimensions of the uncovered electrical panel and fixed it up as well. The anganwadi was made spotlessly clean by the dedicated volunteers.
  Cultural programme Tata Metaliks  |  Kharagpur
Employees of Tata Metaliks visited Nivedita Gramin Karma Mandir, a welfare house for orphans and destitute girls. On Durga Puja, all 264 residents were provided new clothes and sweets by the employees of Tata Metaliks. The girls presented a cultural programme.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Katra
21 Volunteers from Ginger Katra planted saplings in the hotel area.
  Visit to a zoo Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A team from Process Technology Group of Tata Steel organised a visit of 30 children & 2 teachers of Primary School Bhuridih, Jamshedpur to the Tata Steel Zoological Park and Jubliee Park. Snacks, sweets & biscuits were arranged for children during this visit.
  Safety awareness Rallis India  |  Lucknow
The volunteers discussed road safety with the children. Young children along with the school staff undertook a safety pledge. The volunteers also organized a tree plantation programme in a school.
  Road safety awareness Tata Steel  |  Joda
Security & Safety Dept - West Bokaro team organized a rally and awareness programme for the youth in the community. They were given handy tips on how to ensure safety at all times.
  Blood donation camp Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Cold Rolling Mill JDC organised a blood donation camp. More than 50 volunteer donated blood for the noble cause.
  Dental check-up The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
A dental check-up was organized by the volunteers of TCIL for the students of pre – nursery classes at Aastha Community Development Centre. An ex dental surgeon from CMC Vellore examined all students. Dental health conditions of 100 students were captured and parents of those children having severe dental problem were advised to take the preventive measures and necessary precautions. Volunteers from CSR Department participated in the program by providing support service and explaining parents on how to retain good dental health practices & oral hygiene of their children. A set of dental kit was provided to each student free of cost.
  Exhibition of products The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
An exhibition was organized for the community girls who are pursuing tailoring and stitching course as vocational training in Aastha Community Development Centre, Gandak Road. The students participated in the program with full enthusiasm and showcased their talents by displaying their handmade exhibits.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Mangalore
The volunteers undertook a cleanliness drive at the Tannirbhavi beach where most of the tourists visit. The volunteers worked non-stop till all areas were impeccably clean.
  Blood donation camp and plantation drive Tata Business Support Services  |  Jamshedpur
Tata BSS held blood donation camp, plantation drive & cleanliness drive over three days. Over 35 enthusiastic employees participated in these volunteering activities. The plantation drive resulted into making all the office corridors green. Meanwhile, the volunteers of the cleanliness drive made the areas in & around the Jamshedpur Sakchi Police Station garbage free.
  Helping hurricane victims Tata Chemicals  |  North America
TCNA volunteers collected and sorted hygiene products for the month of September to benefit the hurricane victims. The volunteers packed up the first batch of donations to send to the salesman Paul Jones that lives in Texas. Once received, he will drop donations off at local "Help" agencies who support the hurricane victims.
  Meal donation drive Tata Communications  |  North America
Tata Communications office in Herndon, Virginia participated in a volunteer event wherein employees packed 800-1000 backpacks for a local organization that provides food-insecure children a better chance to focus on school studies by providing a solid meal. They envision a culture where 100% of the families that need support receive food; allowing students to focus on their education.
  Clothes donation drive Tata Chemicals  |  North America
The employees volunteered at a local church and helped in sorting and organizing donated clothing. These clothes are sold to the needy at quite a low price in their thrift store. The proceeds are then used by church to help the community in other needed ways.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
TCE Pune carried out a cleanliness drive on the Riverfronts for Mutha river near Baba Bhide Bridge, Deccan area. They cleaned the entire stretch of riverfront along the Mutha river.
  Blood donation drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
TCE Pune organised a blood donation drive. 15 team members visited the Jankalyan Blood bank and donated blood for a worthy cause.
  Hygiene awareness session Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A team from TSRDS Gomardih organised an awareness session on healthy habits. The doctor gave a talk on basic topics like brushing teeth twice a day, washing hands and cutting nails regularly.
  Plantation drive Tata Motors  |  Pune
A team of 85 volunteers engaged in a tree plantation activity. They planted 100+ trees in Morwadi Smashan Bhoomi.
  Cleanliness drive Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
The volunteers spent time with the community and conducted a cleanliness drive in the community area.
  Visit to an old age home Tata Motors  |  Pune
A Tata Motors employee and his relatives visited ‘Kinara Vruddhashram’ near Kanhe Phata and donated needy items & grocery
  Workshop on Savings & Insurance Policies Tata Sponge Iron  |  Bileipada
A group of 11 volunteers including company officials and family members organized a workshop on savings & insurance policies for the community. About 29 persons from local village youth groups, SHG members, ex PRI members & others attended the knowledge sharing session conducted at Learning & Development Centre, Tata Sponge township. The program covered various provisions of saving & insurance policies which may benefit every member of the family. The attendees thanked the organizers for the useful insight they received during the program.
  Hygiene awareness Indian Hotels  |  Hyderabad
The volunteers from Taj Krishna-Hyderabad volunteered for Soap for Hope Foundation that works with the HIV AIDS patients by giving them employment. At Taj Krishna, Hyderabad, employees collected soaps for about a month for this cause, these soaps are the ones that are used only once by the guest while staying with the hotel & then left over & can’t be re-used. The complete collection was handed over to the NGO for recycling. The members from the HR team personally visited the organisation & handed over the soaps & also tried making a few soaps. The soaps thus recycled are distributed to the slums & other orphanages for use.
  Food donation Indian Hotels  |  Maldives
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa Maldives visited the Villingilli Island- Children Orphanage and met the children. The ExCom Team and few other associates collectively organized lunch for them. Chef from the hotel cooked a meal and ensured that the food was as per the choice of kids which included chocolates, pasta, noodles, rice and some fruit juices beside a special cake and few more items. The children enjoyed the meal and were also was delighted to meet the team.
  Visit to an old age home Tata Motors  |  Pune
A team from PV –Car Plant team visited Kinara, an old age home. The team spent time with the residents and donated grocery, eatables and fruits to them.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels  |  Nashik
The team participated in a cleaning drive on the occasion of Ganpati Visarjan. They cleaned the adjoining area of the Someshwar during Visarjan rituals. A team of twenty six volunteers enthusiastically participated and handed over the waste to Nashik Muncipal corporation sewage truck.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Faridabad
A cleanliness drive was carried by a team of 25 volunteers of Ginger Faridabad. Cleaning was done around the hotel side road. A total of 70 kgs of garbage was collected, an increase by 15 kgs from last time.
  Making artefacts for an exhibition Tata Teleservices  |  Delhi
4 employees volunteered at the Blind Relief Association, Delhi (BRAD). They helped in painting of diyas, labelling & made paper bags as well. All these items will be sold during the upcoming Diwali Bazar in BRAD which is the main source of their income.
  Diya painting Rallis India  |  Kolkhe
Volunteers organized a diya painting activity for the tribal students of Kolkhe village. The activity was for the 5th to 9th standard students but 2nd standard students also participated in the activity very enthusiastically. All the students enjoyed coloring diyas. Each student painted 2 to 3 diyas. Volunteers guided them in color combination while painting them.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.