Update No. 11      
  Sab pade Sab bade education initiative Ginger Hotels  |  Delhi
The initiative ‘Sab Pade Sab Bade’ is to bring importance of education in one’s life that gives the skills and tools they need to navigate the world. It also helps these students in continuing their normal schooling life and bring back the smiles in these innocent faces. Ginger RYN distributed basic items like crayons, sketch colours, drawing books, note books, pen, pencil, candies etc. community also has expressed their sincere gratitude to the Ginger Rail Yatri Niwas.
  Painting a school Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
Volunteers organized a day long programme of painting and cleanliness of Rameswar Memorial L. P. School located near the Kodomoni division of Nahortoli.
  Say No to Plastic campaign" in the villages Coastal Gujarat Power  |  Mundra
The CGPL Volunteers created an awareness drive on the menace of usage of plastic and its effects if it is not disposed properly. The volunteers had already planned to celebrate the entire TVW-7 on this issue to create an mass awareness program so even after the end of the volunteering week, the practice shall be continued and practiced by the community. On the day, the volunteers visited each of the household in village Nanikhakar along with the shops and educated about the health related hazards emanated due to plastic. They were also educated about the personal hygiene and sanitation. Various “Plastic Hazards " related issues were also discussed with the community and briefed in the schools. During the day, several posters, leaflets were used and distributed among the community. The entire initiative was about moving towards a cleaner & greener environment around.
  Food donation Ginger Hotels  |  Baroda
Ginger Baroda team along with the NGO (Social Responsibility Foundation) served lunch to the children.
  Celebrating International day of Happiness Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
The RMV Middle School team from HRM JDC organised a cake cutting celebration with the students to celebrate International Day of Happiness.
  Guest Service Session to SHEROES Survivors Indian Hotels  |  Agra
The volunteers visited the Sheroes Hangout. The legendary Sheroes Hangout is an initiative by Stop Acid Attacks campaign that was founded in New Delhi in 2013. The cafe run by these indomitable acid attack survivors has inspired the whole country and the Team in honor of Women's Day decided to give the fabulous women a Guest Service session based on their keen interest. Team F&B team led by a senior colleague taught the eager women the basics of guest service, i.e. how to greet the guest, seat the guest & serve the guest. The women found the session very interesting and inspiring and warmly thanked the volunteers for conducting this session.
  Health awareness camp Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A team of volunteers from Tata Steel Gomardih organised a health awareness camp for children at Gomardih. The Gomardih health team conducted a BMI assessment camp and measured their height and weight. This camp also included an awareness campaign where the volunteers enlightened the students about balance diet, workout & exercise, sport activity, health, hygiene and sanitation.
  Painting a school compound Rallis India   |  Lote
A group of seven volunteers from Rallis India Lote Unit visited Z P School, Matwadi, Songaon, Lote and actively participated with students in colouring the school compound wall. This activity was a great experience for our volunteers and students.
  Visit to an old age home Ginger Hotels  |  Faridabad
13 volunteers from different departments went to an old age home called ‘Tau Devilal Vridh Ashram’ for distribution of linen. The linen included blankets, towels, etc.
  Celebrating World Sparrow Day Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
World Sparrow Day was celebrated at Mithapur on 20th March 2017. TCL employee volunteers and family members volunteered for making sparrow nest boxes during the day and later in the evening these volunteers went around in the township for distribution of the same. The purpose was to create awareness on the declining sparrow population and encourage Mithapurians for participation in conservation action by fixing sparrow nest boxes on their premises. A total of 200 nest boxes were distributed during the day in residential colonies and the target is to complete distribution of another 800 by the end of the week.
  Blood donation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Goa
10 volunteers from Ginger Hotel, Goa donated blood at the blood bank of Goa Medical College Hospital, Bambolim.
  Fun activities with children Tata Motors  |  Dharwad
The team visited Govt High School Narendra and conducted co-curricular activities like Drawing Competition, Rangoli Competition, Quiz Competition and Mono Acting.
  Donation of personal hygiene kits Ginger Hotels  |  Indore
A team of 20 volunteers organized a Personal Hygiene, Grooming, Cleanliness training with fun games and snacks for the children. They also distributed 18 Ginger personal hygiene kits (soap, comb, hand wash, Hair oil, Tooth Paste, Tooth Brush) to them.
  Biodiversity Fair Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
Steadily depleting biodiversity base is a global issue and there is an urgent need to create awareness on biodiversity conservation at all levels in the society. Corporates can play an important role and Tata Chemicals has been working in this direction through its "Dharti Ko Aarpan (Giving Back to Mother Nature)" Program. Mithapur is blessed with a rich biodiversity including the diverse marinelife, birds, reptiles, the flora and other wildlife. A Biodiversity Fair was organised at Mithapur with participation by 115 employee volunteers and family members to create awareness on the biodiversity of Mithapur, the emerging challenges and what needs to be done to protect the same. Volunteers undertook field studies and presented their findings in form of exhibits - charts, models and powerpoint presentation at the Biodiversity Fair. The Fair drew a large number of visitors from Mithapur and the surrounding villages.
  Blood donation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Kochi
Volunteers from Ginger Hotels, Kochi donated blood in the blood donation drive conducted at District Hospital, Aluva. The activity witnessed participation of 16 enthusiastic volunteers.
  Distribution of hotel plates Indian Hotels  |  Agra
The volunteers visited Tears NGO in Agra and met with the Director of TEARS. They visited each & every student there and saw their Classrooms, Dance Training Hall, Art & Craft room etc. Later on, the team spent time with the kids, motivating them to work hard, learn and be happy.
  Session on Personal Hygiene & Cleanliness Indian Hotels   |  Agra
The volunteers conducted an awareness session with the help of the in-house doctor, to promote the usage of sanitation facilities, educating the students to adopt proper personal hygiene at Karbhana Village School. This session was organized with an objective to create awareness among students on the benefits of using hygienic sanitation facilities for maintaining a healthy and dignified life. The doctor also imparted information on personal hygiene like brushing teeth twice a day, wearing clean clothes, use washrooms, washing hands before having meals and so on.
  General quiz competition Rallis India  |  Lote
Volunteers of Rallis India Lote Unit conducted a General Quiz Competition at Nutan Vidyalaya, Lote for their 9th standard students. They prepared 25 numbers questions and all are related to district level, state level and national level matters. 51 students participated in the Quiz competition. At the end of the session prizes were distributed to the winners.
  Visit to an old age home Tata Business Support Services  |  Andhra Pradesh
15 Tata BSS volunteers visited old age home for women in Ethakota, East Godavari district. The volunteers spend quality time at the old age home and distributed grocery items and fruits to the residents. The residents were very happy with the companionship of the volunteers and asked them to visit again soon.
  Medical check-up camp Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
A general medical camp was organized in a village - Ishwariya, Taluka. Kutiyana, Dist.Porbandar. A total of 293 patients from the mining villages were examined and given medicines. This medical camp was successfully completed with help of 32 volunteers and 6 doctors.
  Sports activity with children Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A team of HRM JDC organised sports for children at Rajendra Madhya Vidyalaya, Bagbera.
  Health awareness Tata Motors  |  Dharwad
The team visited an orphanage for children with HIV and organized a health awareness program and drawing competition for them.
  Blood donation camp Tata Steel  |  Joda
A team from Joda organised a Blood Donation Camp at Joda Central Hospital. 34 persons donated blood as a part of this activity.
  Visit to a Cheshire Home Tata Motors  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from CM and CCE Division went to the Cheshire Home and encouraged the residents and the care taking Sisters. They met all the residents and purchased the beautiful cards and candles prepared by some of the residents. This helps in their creative engagements and earn money which is used to purchase items of daily utility at the Home.
  Session on interview Skills Tata Teleservices  |  Delhi
Volunteers conducted a session on interview skills for the students pursuing Data Entry course at NIIT Foundation. A role playing exercise was conducted to enable the students to engage better, thereby enhancing their understanding of the concepts. This particular exercise was thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated by the students.
  Drawing completion for children Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
To celebrate International Day of Happiness, a drawing competition was organised for the children at Bagbera School.
  Linen donation Ginger Hotels  |  Indore
Ginger Hotel Indore donated linen at the Mother Teresa Orphanage. A total of 12 volunteers participated in the activity.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.