Hygiene and cleanliness Ginger Hotels  |  Bangalore
As a part of Tata Volunteering week 5, a team of 8 members participated in the activity of cleaning the surrounding area adjacent to the hotel, under the focus area “hygiene & cleanliness”. During the activity, the team members actively participated in cleaning the pavement towards I gate bus stop and the nearby public areas those are used by several employees of various companies in the vicinity.
  Sab Padhe Sab Badhe Ginger Hotels  |  Delhi
As the initiative says ‘Sab Padhe Sab Badhe’, it was really a pleasure for the volunteers to visit a nearby slum for teaching the children of mix age group. They were took the children to have evening snacks at Mc Donald’s where they were served a burger with soft drink. It was the first time the children had a burger. Parents accompanying them were very humble & even were showering their blessings upon the volunteers. Overall it was a fun outing with slum children.
  Skill certification Indian Hotels  |  Jaipur
The sixth batch students of the Tata Skill Development Programme, Jaipur received their certificates at a special ceremony at Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur. The Tata Skill Development Programme, conducted by the Skill Certification Centre, Jaipur had commenced in November 2015. This particular batch had a unique combination of students from Uttarakhand as well as from Kashmir. The programme highlighted the philosophy and values of Jamsetji Tata, providing training, employment and livelihoods to people affected in the great catastrophe that took place in Uttarakhand and Jammu & Kashmir.
So far the Skill Certification Centre, Jaipur, has made a very positive impact on more than 72 families empowering them for a better life and opportunities through its training and placement initiatives.
  Women’s Day celebration Indian Hotels  |  Jaipur
Jai Mahal Palace, Jaipur celebrated the Women’s Day on 8th March 2016 in a unique way. 'Woman is a word that conjures up a lot of images in our minds and brings out varied emotions as selfless love, nurturing and caring attitude. Celebrating Women's Day is an opportunity to appreciate the remarkable contribution of women to our society.
On 8th March for all our lady colleagues, which includes contract employees and Industrial Trainees, chef prepared a special a lunch menu. A table was laid at “The Marble Arch” restaurant and the lunch was served. The entire group of lady associates enjoyed every bit of this memorable event. The celebration began by welcoming all the ladies with roses. All the male members in the room said thank you to all our lady colleagues for their support, and also they spoke how a men’s life get influenced by a women.
To make this celebration more meaningful, three videos were shared on women empowerment, which was well appreciated by all our lady colleagues. After that snacks and tit bits were served with tea and coffee.
For all the lady guests in the palace a special flower arrangement and a note with a wish of Happy Women’s day was placed in their rooms. All the guest were delighted.
  Donation for Bal Shobha Grah Indian Hotels  |  Jodhpur
Umaid Bhawan Palace also takes step in donation. We collect lost & found item for particular month with the help of team security and other departments and donate those lost & found item to Bolashobha grah children. At Balshobha grah approximately 60 kids are living. It is an initiative towards our community, a chance to help others.
  Field visit for the youth Indian Hotels  |  Kolkata
It was a special day wherein the youth from Literacy India had visited a 5 star hotel. To make their day a memorable one we arranged for a brief introduction of the hotel by volunteers from each departments. They were also briefed about the grooming standards and tips to face interviews confidently. After the sessions they were taken to the cafeteria for lunch. Post lunch they were taken for the property tour of the hotel to give them a feel of the 5 star luxury hotel.
  Safety awareness Rallis India  |  Lote
On 10th March, 2016, a group of Eight Volunteers from Rallis India Lote Unit conducted an awareness session on Road Safety for the 8th and 11th standard students of Nutan Vidyalaya, Lote. Road accidents are happening on daily basis in all areas and we should take maximum care to reduce the number of accidents by way of arranging awareness programmes to different levels of people in the society. At the end of the programme few students expressed their willingness to work towards reducing road accidents. The programme was well accepted by all the participants and our volunteers too.
  Plantation Drive Tata Business Support Services  |  Noida
TATA BSS Noida volunteering team of 20 volunteers ran a plantation drive at two centres Noida sec-60 & Noida sec-57 on 10th Mar-16. The volunteer team planted 8 trees within the company premises. Impressed by the TVW5 our customer joined in the activity.
  Distribution of mosquito net & edibles Tata Business Support Services  |  Jamshedpur
Eatables, basic need materials and mosquito net was donated by Tata BSS Jamshedpur team. The employee volunteers interacted with the elderly residents and also had a cake cutting ceremony.
  Funding girl’s education Tata Business Support Services  |  Hyderabad
Tata BSS VP Manish Kohli and his wife Ritu are funding 3 young girls education from age 9 till 18 years through monthly fixed deposit in their family account. They are also providing them with books annual books. The deposit helps build corpus for higher education and emergency if required. The girls come from challenged environment.
  Community Service Stall Tata Business Support Services  |  Hyderabad
Sugarcane Juice stall was set up by vendor from AA community and it was appreciated by the employees who have it and enjoyed the taste of fresh juice. Approximately 750 employees were served in this activity.
  Plantation Drive Tata Business Support Services  |  Hyderabad
With an aim to contribute to contribute to the environment and provide a green coverage to Tata BSS supported school students 100 Gulmohar and fruit bearing trees were planted.
  Diary distribution Tata Business Support Services  |  Hyderabad
Over 20 volunteers from Tata BSS headquarters participated in diary distribution. More than 350 dairies were distributed to school children in Telangana Social Welfare Residential School & Jr College, Medak.
  Chocolates distribution in women welfare home Tata Business Support Services  |  Kolkata
Tata BSS Kolkata team visited the Sukanya Homes & Welfare for orphan females. They were unaware of Women's Day, the team distributed chocolates to mark the day and ran an awareness session on the importance of Women's in today's world.
  Blood Donation camp Tata Business Support Services  |  Mumbai
Generous donors from Tata BSS offices in Lodha & Kasar lined up in the camp with strong want to help others. One donation can help save the lives of up to three people, hence the 149 Tata BSS volunteers touched approximately 450 lives.
  Self-defense workshop Tata Business Support Services  |  Mohali
As we witness disturbance in our society with the increased crime against women across the country over the last few years, we have planned to organize a workshop on self-defense offering some vital tips to all female staff present on how to avoid / avert mishaps related to women's safety.
The workshop on self-defense offered vital tips to all female staff present on how to avoid / avert mishaps related to women's safety. The participants were able to learn the use self-defense, understand the importance of enhanced safety awareness, realistic usable defense tactics, and developed confidence and proficiency.
  Distribution of furniture for schools Tata Motors  |  Jamshedpur
New desks and benches were distributed at Primary School, Bara Govindpur village and Government Primary School at Dhua Colony of Ghorabandha village by Head- Department of Medicine and Head-HR & PS respectively. Lively interactions took place between the students, Principal, Teachers, members of the School Managing Committee, parents and distinguished villagers during the programme. All present were happy to have the employee volunteer present at the school and thanked Tata Motors for providing the infrastructural support.
  Launch of volunteering activities Tata Sponge  |  Orissa
On 9th March 2016, the MD and ED of Tata Sponge Iron Limited, in their address referred the age-old practice of social responsibilities by the Group Companies, which is being implemented in an organized and much structured manner. Same time, the employees undertook volunteering activities in & around the Company to address various socio-economic issues as a gesture of responsible corporate citizen. They appealed the present officers and associates to not limit the volunteering endeavor only to TVW process or during other events, rather we all need to contribute our part of responsibility towards the societal upliftment to bridge the gap of inequality. A total of 56 Officers and 10 villagers participated in this volunteering Process.
  Cricket tournament Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
As a part of Tata Engage Week 5 cricket tournament organised amongst the employees under CSR Fitness League on 11th March 2016 at TCC Ground Sonari. 4 team participated in this league Tiger, Panther, Leopard & Cheetah.
  Awareness session Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Under Tata Volunteering Week 5 Tata Steel retired employees took session on DOTS awareness on 11th March 2016 at Namda Centre. People across the State are aware of the symptoms of tuberculosis (TB) but have poor knowledge on the Directly Observed Treatment Short-course (DOTS) therapy.
  Yoga session Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Under Tata Volunteering Week 5 Tata Steel employee Subashish Bhaduri & Ganesh Ram took yoga session for bustee people at Kasidih Centre at 5.00 pm.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
As a part of Volunteering Week 5 Tata Steel employee Sushant Bhattacharya and Quillick Paul organised cleanliness drive at Sitaramdera bustee.
  Annual function Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Under Tata Volunteering Week 5 employees of Business Performance Enhancement department witnessed the Annual Function of CHIC (Centre for Hearing Impaired Children), interacted and played games with children and also distributed refrigerator to CHIC.
  Interaction with kids Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
As a part of volunteering week 5 retired employees of Tata Steel visited to Rajkiya Utkramit Vidyalaya interacted with the students and distributed chocolate and cookies to the students.
  Blood donation drive Tata Technologies  |  Jamshedpur
On the occasion of ongoing volunteering week TVW 5, on 10th March'16 Tata technologies Ltd., Jamshedpur organized a Blood Donation camp at TML Blood Donation Center. Senior Executives and employees very enthusiastically took part in contributing for the noble cause. Blood donation is the process of giving blood so that it can be used for blood transfusion in the future for needy. It is the best type of donation one can make for the benefit of the society which costs nothing but its value is incomparable. We have collected total 54 units of blood.
  Women’s day celebration Tata Technologies  |  Jamshedpur
On the occasion of International Women’s day, the women folk of Tata Technologies, Jamshedpur celebrated womanhood with full enthusiasm and fervor. The lovely ladies enjoyed themselves to their heart’s content by singing songs, cracking jokes and playing games. The ladies contributed generously to support the noble cause of educating girl child on this day.
The lovely ladies enjoyed themselves to their heart’s content by singing songs, cracking jokes and playing games. The ladies contributed generously to support the noble cause of educating girl child on this day.
The celebration concluded with the distribution of food packets and gifts.
  Safety awareness drive Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Tata Technologies Administration organised a General Safety Awareness Drive at Hinjawadi Village School. The purpose of this initiative was to create an awareness regarding general safety equipment and emergency preparedness. 600+ students participated in this program and learnt basics of safety measures. Senior official briefed about do’s and don’ts with respect to safety and hygiene related topics. After the program Tata Technologies volunteers distributed sweets to all students.
  Bird Nest initiative Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Sparrows and many other small native birds work unknowingly & relentlessly towards maintaining the ecological balance in our surroundings. However, it is observed that the Sparrows are fast disappearing from the city. With this concern, Tata Technologies invited Tree Public Foundation to create awareness about “Saving The Sparrow Project” to ensure a steady and healthy Sparrow population and to support in saving our ecology.
  Safety Walkathon TPDDL  |  Delhi
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. puts safety at utmost priority in its business operation. There is a strong culture of celebrating 45th National Safety Week from March 4th to 10th, 2016. Safety Walkathons were organized by at different locations of TPDDL. Various Cultural Clubs of TPDDL Udaan, Abhuday, Umang, Harmony, Sparsh and Prathit. More than 963 employees marched in 5 walkathons cheering on the streets and sensitizing common masses. Walking through the stretch volunteers carried banners & placards with messages to practice safety with regard to operations of electrical appliances in daily routine life, energy conservations encompassing supply usage on need-based, usage of standard make appliances, usage of LEDs in place of CFL and also involving children participation in drawing competition, covering Energy conservation and safety. It was heartwarming to witness such a massive participation trying to bring in a positive and needed change needed to keep ourselves, our families and society as a whole safe & secure.
  Celebration of International Women’s Day TPDDL  |  Delhi
TPDDL celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th’ 2016 with its business associate women employees working on various CSR projects. More than 100 women associates gathered together to celebrate the spirit of women empowerment. Real life stories were told, bitter & wonderful experiences were shared, tears and giggles floated in the air and there was a sense of accomplishment of emerging as a winner in their respective life struggles. Various fun filled games, activities and health awareness sessions were organized for the participants and winners were awarded.
  Safety session for Vocational Training beneficiaries TPDDL  |  Delhi
Celebrating 45th National Safety Week Sub Transmission Dept. of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. organized safety awareness session at Vocational Training Center, Shakurpur. A Brief session of knowledge enhancement & motivation with simplest examples was steered for the beneficiaries covering all important aspects of electrical safety, road safety and general safety as well.
  Tree Plantation TPDDL  |  Delhi
In their bit to contribute for the ecological restoration and spreading greenery Sub Transmission – North Dept. of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. planted 40 tree saplings at DDA park, Trinagar, Delhi.
  Celebration of Women’s day TSPDL   |  Kolkata
International Women’s Day on 8th March was celebrated across all locations in TSPDL. The day started with MD addressing all officers through ‘MD Online’ & encouraging everyone to take the pledge to help women and girls achieve their ambitions ; challenge conscious and unconscious bias; call for gender-balanced leadership ; value women and men's contributions equally ; create inclusive, flexible cultures. Every Unit of TSPDL organized small celebrations for the women of the respective Unit, viz. in taking the women out for lunch, cake-cutting etc.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.