Donation of old uniforms Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
The team donated the timeworn uniforms of associates to Goonj. The donation drive 2, 777 uniforms including trousers, shirts, saris, coats and ties. Goonj provide these underutilized materials to communities in rural and ignored disaster prone areas.
  Sapling Distribution Tata Consultancy Services  |  Kolkata
100 saplings were distributed to associates to be used at their homes. This event was organized under the focus area of Environment.
  Blood donation camp Tata Teleservices  |  Bangalore and Chennai
A total of 162 people donated blood in both the locations put together. All the participants were given ‘Save a life’ certificate to recognise their effort. The intention is to hold blood donation camps in 7 additional locations by the end of TVW8.
  Visit to a school Tata Projects  |  Indore
A team 12 volunteers from Indore site visited a nearby primary school on ‘International Day for Charity’. The volunteers distributed school bags and arranged a free medical camp in association with Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences - [SAIMS], Indore, and Madhya Pradesh. They spent quality time with each of these children to bring a smile on all their faces.
  Spell Bee Contest Tata Consultancy Services  |  Kolkata
A Spell Bee contest was organized at TCS Kolkata premises for 31 specially-abled children of Manovikas Kendra and other NGOs in Kolkata. The top 3 winners were awarded trophies and certificates were given to all.
  Visit to a non-profit Tata Consultancy Services  |  Kolkata
The FIRM project team visited the ‘Ektara’ NGO. They organized few engagement activities for the beneficiaries and donated stationery items.
  Drawing competition Tata Motors  |  Thane
5 employees from Tata Motors conducted a drawing competition for students of 3rd, 4th and 5th Std. This was followed by an interactive session with kids.
  Blood donation drive Tata Motors  |  Thane
26 employees of Tata Motors donated blood in a blood donation drive organized at Tata Motors Thane office in collaboration with Blood Bank of Tata Memorial (Cancer) Hospital - Parel, Mumbai.
  Visit to a school Rallis India  |  Vasind
Rallis volunteers organized full day activity at Pivali tribal school near Vasind. This event covered varieties of activities for the school including teachers. The VP HR alongwith his spouse inaugurated Digital Board by showing the students how studies are easy to learn through e-learning. He interacted with the students about their dream career and guided them on importance of education for personal growth. Teachers were given the training to operate the digital board. Flower making activity was conducted for 11th standard students. Students made various types of flowers out of crepe paper.
  Candle making Tata Teleservices  |  Delhi
2 volunteers visited Blind Relief Association, Delhi (BRAD) & supported in labelling of paper bags & making of candles. These items will be displayed and sold during BRAD’s upcoming Diwali Bazaar, which is a major source of income for them. The products sold are made by individuals with visual impairment.
  Language coaching Tata Teleservices  |  Hyderabad
The Andhra Pradesh Circle Leadership Team along with the CBU-Head visited a school. Then they gave a motivational speech to kids and taught basic techniques to learn Telugu and Math. They also appreciated the teacher’s efforts and felicitated them for their hard work.
  Visit to a school Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
The Chief Aviation & Sports team visited a primary school in Nischintpur and organised various sports activities for the students. Prizes given to the winners.
  Hygiene session Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A tippy-tap is a simple handwashing device made of locally available material and very easy to build. It is really an ingenious solution to the problem of hygienic handwashing where there is no pipe water. They are so simple to make that even children can do it. A team from FAP Bamnipal installed a tippy-tap for the students at Nuasahi Primary school and Baliparbat UGUP school of Rasol.
  Donation drive Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A team of volunteers distributed ‘Cono Weeders’ to farmers of Kishan Samities in Jamadoba area.
  Dental check-up camp The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
A dental check-up program was organised for students of Kg to STD VII of VidyaJyoti Tinplate High School. An ex dental surgeon from CMC Vellore examined all students. Dental health conditions of 150 students were captured which would subsequently be sent to their parents to seek medical attention of those children having severe dental problem. Five graduate trainees along with CSR team provided support and explained to the students the importance of good dental health practices & oral hygiene. A set of dental kit was provided to each student free of cost.
  Safety and fire-fighting session The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
A safety and fire-fighting session was organized by the Security Department of TCIL for the Students of Tinplate Andhra Middle School and Tinplate Muslim Middle School. The Head (Security Services) along with the other employees of TCIL conducted the session on how to remain safe and secure, both at school and home. The program was followed by the demonstration on the types and uses of fire extinguishers. Students also became aware about the precautions which need to be taken in case of emergency.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Pune
A cleanliness drive was organized by the team at Bunker chowk, Pune near hotel premises. Employees from various department participated in the same. All the dry waste was collected in a garbage bag thereby making the area look cleaner and neat.
  Rangoli competition The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from TCIL organized a rangoli competition for students of the vocational training perusing their courses at Tinplate Community Development Centre. The motive of the program was to involve the students in a different activity apart from their course material where they can enjoy and showcase their talent. The winners of the competition were recognized to boost up their motivation level.
  Blood donation camp Ginger Hotels  |  Tirupur
Employees of Ginger Hotel Tirupur participated in a blood donation camp. A total of 10 volunteers donated blood and 6 units of blood were collected. All donors were recognized with the certificates.
  Drawing competition Rallis India  |  Ankleshwar
The volunteers organised a drawing competition with the purpose of expressing their ideas on paper about Swachh Bharat. In the end, 10 Volunteers gave a small speech on Swachh Bharat and personal hygiene.
  Science toys making Rallis India  |  Dahej
The volunteers organised a science toys making session for 50 Students of Atali Ashram School. The volunteers and science expert helped students to make different toys and explained the scientific reasons. Students and teacher made more than 15 toys using simple and common materials like paper, spiral, straw, pencil and magnet.
  Awareness on GST in rural enterprises Tata Sponge Iron  |  Odisha
An awareness program on GST in rural businesses was conducted to bring local businessmen into mainstream. The program was conducted at the Tata Sponge Learning & Development Centre. 26 small traders & businessmen from nearby villages of Anseikala, Birikala, Chamakpur, Kandara, Deojhar, etc participated in the event. Tata Sponge CFO along with volunteers conducted the program. The program covered the provisions of GST, implications on small businesses & benefits. A QA session was held to clarify any doubts raised by the attendees.
  Microsoft office training for teachers Rallis India  |  Dahej
the volunteers organised a basic Microsoft office training for the teachers of Atali Ashram School Dahej. They gave a practical demonstration to the teachers. The volunteers also had a discussion on how the teachers can make database of the school and use digital data for school data maintenance.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.