Blood donation camp Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
The team organized a blood donation camp in association with Bangalore Medical Services Trust (BMST). A total of 51 employees voluntarily donated blood and contributed for the cause. BMST is a not-for-profit organization of Rotary Club of Bangalore and TTK group of companies. They have been providing blood banking & transfusion services to hospitals & patients in Bangalore and surrounding districts since 1984.
  Drawing competition Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
9 Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL visited vocational training centre situated at M2K, Rohini, Delhi on Ice cream cone day. The team spread information among them of eating ice cream in a cone to save the environment as it eliminates use of wooden sticks (saves tree) and of plastic cups & wrappers (saves environment). An on-the-spot drawing competition was organized on the theme of diverse types of ice cream cones.
  Street play on electrical safety Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
10 volunteers of Tata Power-DDL participated in Nukkad Naatak organised for beneficiaries at Shalimar Bagh, Delhi raising awareness within community towards electrical safety. Members of the community went back with the message of ensuring safety in their houses and neighbourhood from electricity and electrical appliances. Large number of the community engaged in the activity and participated in a quiz conducted towards the end of the session.
  Cleaning a school Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
Volunteers cleaning a school compound and painted the building. They also conducted a plantation drive by planting saplings in the compound. Moreover, minor repairing of a verandah shed was also done which was damaged during the recent storm. More than 30 volunteers from the estate participated.
  Celebration of Alzheimer’s Day Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
5 Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL conducted session on Alzheimer Disease for senior citizens at Vanprastha Old Age Home, Sector-17, Rohini on Alzheimer’s Day. Information regarding Alzheimer was shared with beneficiaries through placards and visuals. Volunteers also planted fruit saplings in the Home premises.
  Stem cell donor camp Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
Taj West End, Bangalore in association with Stem Cell Registry India (SCRI) unit organized a Stem Cell Donors camp. 7 employees signed up as potential stem cell donors. Their Buccal Swab samples will be tested and the anonymized results (only an alpha-numeric identity, age, gender, weight, height and HLA typing result) will be made available on the worldwide registries which are searched daily for patient-donor matches.
  Sports day for children JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, PSD and EPC dept. organized sports activity at Middle School Dungani and Mistipada Padika Vidhyalaya. All the children participated enthusiastically in all fun activities arranged for them, like ball in the bucket, throwing the ball, kick the balloon race, spoon race etc. They organized Drawing Competition for class I to III students and Musical Chair event for class IV and V students and winners were distributed prizes. The team also distributed books, educational kits, biscuit packets, beverages and goodies to all the children. The activity ended on a happy note where our team danced with the children.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
A team of 22 members from Ginger S G Road, conducted a tree plantation drive near the hotel including pathways and educated others about the importance of green environment.
  Health & hygiene awareness session JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, ICS & HR/IR volunteers organized a Health & Hygiene Awareness Session for rural ladies at Village Babudih. They spoke about personal health and hygiene rules, menstrual hygiene, elimination of open defection, and distributed napkins to all ladies for their personal care.
  Cleanliness drive Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
The volunteers conducted a cleanliness drive at Rajoi & Lahing Div. of Kakajan Tea Estate. More than 100 volunteers participated in the same. The Deputy Commissioner and the Local MLA were also present in the function.
  Visit to a school JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, FMC dept. volunteers visited Hitakku Madhya Vidhyalay and distributed stationary, biscuits and beverages, the team also gave a new Mic set for school. The team spent quality fun time with kids and spoke to them about Swachh and personal health & hygiene
  Heritage conservation Tata Communications  |  Chandigarh
Volunteers helped citizens understand and appreciate our heritage that is protected by museums by creating effective channels for dissemination of information. Took this opportunity to taught children from low-income groups about various aspects of Indian culture and art; some was also worked on creating games / puzzles for children. Volunteers also helped with making the museum more social-media friendly by creating fun captions, hashtags, etc for the highlight objects.
  Time management session Tata Technologies  |  Pune
The volunteers conducted a time management session. The objective was to help school children to think Independently, manage time better and sharpen their problem-solving ability.
  Awareness session on cleanliness JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, F&A and CSR Volunteers organized Swachh Awareness Session at Rajkrit Kanya Madhya Vidhyalaya students’. They also organized Essay competition, Drawing and Slogans competition for the students and winners were distributed prizes and encourage other students. The volunteers spoke about the Swachh Bharat Campaign and urged children to contribute in fulfilling the dream of our Bapu of a “Clean India”.
  First aid training Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Tata Technologies Limited arranged a First Aid Training at TTL SEZ IT9. This training would help a sick or injured person until full medical treatment is available.
  Awareness rally on cleanliness Tata Motors  |  Jamshedpur
30 volunteers from Tata Motors, Jamshedpur and school children participated in an awareness rally on cleanliness in Byangbil village. The volunteers discussed about importance of cleanliness with school children followed by household visits to interact with villagers to make them aware about sanitation and cleanliness.
  Visit to science city Voltas  |  Ahmedabad
The volunteers organised an exposure visit to Science city for differently abled students of the NGO partner ‘UTTHAN’. Voltas volunteers took them to Science City- an 'Edutainment' park, run by Dept. of Science & Technology, Govt. of Gujarat on the principle of 'education thru entertainment'. They were taken to Imax theatre to watch 3D movie 'Island of Lemurs: Madagascar'.
  Visit to a non-profit Ginger Hotels  |  Mumbai
Ginger Hotels visited to Pet Owners and Animal Lovers Foundation (PAL), an NGO which cares for the stray and abandoned animals as well as looks out for their adoption into loving homes. The volunteers spent time with all the rescued, sick and injured animals.
  Visit to a community health centre Tata Motors  |  Pantnagar
The Head Quality, CVBU, Tata Motors participated in the volunteering drive at women skill training centre, malnourished treatment centre at community level and nursing health care for the community resident. Senior leaders also awarded and felicitated the trainees in each segment for healthy engagement.
  Award ceremony for teachers JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, CSR dept. volunteers joined in with Rotary Steel City for the National Builder Award ceremony at United Club, to facilitate outstanding school teachers of Serikela-Kharsawa district. For this purpose, the CSR team had conducted a survey of ten selected schools, and the best ten teachers were given awards for their outstanding contribution in education.
  Craft training Tata Motors  |  Pantnagar
Girls volunteers from the shop/offices organised a paper craft training for the girls of class 9th enrolled in scholarship projects. Students during the training made wonderful paper craft and presented to the volunteers.
  Magic show for children JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, F&A, PHHS dept. volunteers organized a Magic Show for the students of Utkramit Middle School, Pinderbera. The students and team me thoroughly enjoyed the magician’s magic tricks and illusions and also actively participated in some of the magic tricks. The team members also enjoyed and interacted with children whole heartedly and distributed goodies and snack packets to all which brought lots of happiness to all the children.
  Distribution of dustbins Tata Autocomp Hendrickson Suspensions  |  Pune
To make people aware about segregation of dry and wet waste, a team of 8 people from THSL went around Chakan Alandi road premises and identified 4 stall vendors (who prepare tea & snacks) and distributed dustbins to them. They also explained the importance & reasons to segregate wet & dry waste.
  Sensitisation session Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL participated in sensitisation sessions organised for the beneficiaries of P4 Sultanpuri, Kirti Nagar, Jahangirpuri, Bawana, N Block and B Block Mangolpuri Vocational Training Centre, Delhi. The topics of the sessions were energy & resource conservation, climate change, electrical safety, tree plantation, ethics and moral values. The students whole-heartedly and enthusiastically participated and pledged to conserve energy for a greener planet.
  Plantation drive JUSCO  |  Jamshedpur
JUSCO, PHHS dept. volunteers organized a Plantation drive at Uliyan Transfer Station and Baridih Dog Sterilization Station. The team planted 120 fruit trees and flowers in the surrounding areas, thus propagating the message “Plant trees and save our mother Earth”.
  Blood donation camp Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Tata Power - DDL, in association with Indian Red Cross Society, organized blood donation camp at Tata Power-DDL office, Bawana, New Delhi. The camp had a registration of 101 motivated and enthusiastic employees of which 47 units of blood was collected. TPDDL is a corporate donor of Indian Red Cross Society and have been recognized regularly for the contributions made by the employee volunteers in saving lives in distress.
  Awareness rally Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Volunteers of Umang Cultural Club of Tata Power-DDL organised awareness rallies in Delhi, a march to raise awareness in the neighbourhood on Education, Energy conservation, Green Environment and Climate change and motivate beneficiaries to seek skill enhancement, education, health services through various initiatives run by Tata Power-DDL in their neighbourhood was conducted. Volunteers whole-heartedly and enthusiastically participated and pledged to conserve energy for a greener planet.
  Awareness session on electrical safety Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
8 Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL visited Vocational Training Centre situated at Netaji Subhash Place, Delhi. An interactive awareness session on Electrical safety, Energy and Water Conservation was conducted for beneficiaries. Many queries regarding electrical safety were answered at the session. Chocolates and stationery items were distributed to the children attending the session. The experience enriched the volunteers and beneficiaries alike.
  Session on soft skills Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
7 volunteers from Learning & Development group of Tata Power-DDL visited M2K Rohini vocational Training Centre to spend quality time with beneficiaries offering suggestion and guidance on wellness, career guidance, etiquettes etc., distribute stationary products and conduct session on soft skills with the beneficiaries of Vocational training centre.
  Food donation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Manesar
A team of 13 Volunteers from Ginger Hotel Manesar organised a food drive in the slum areas of IMT Manesar, Gurgaon where they have served food to approx. 50 people including kids.
  Food donation Indian Hotels  |  Pune
Vivanta by Taj Blue Diamond, Pune, partnered with ‘Concern India Foundation’ for their Inter NGO Sports Meet, for 225 special needs children in the age group of 7-16. Vivanta by Taj supported the event by sponsoring lunch consisting of 3 rotis, vegetables, rice, dal, sweets for all the children, coordinators’ and volunteers on the day of the event. 11 volunteers cheered the participants and personally served food to the participants.
  Career counselling Tata Motors  |  Pantnagar
Senior Management from the Plant visited the Government Girls Inter College (GGIC) Dauliya to felicitate the winner of the state event. They also awarded scholarship kit to deserving students from the Affirmative Action Group. They motivated the students, teachers and school management committee to continue their effort towards excellence.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Mysore
The volunteers conducted a cleanliness drive at the M G Road (near Agrahar Open Market) walking pavements which had plenty of plastic covers, bottles, cigarette packets and other undesirable things thrown on the pavements. The staff collected all the garbage from the road side and cleaned up the pavements.
  Training youth Indian Hotels  |  Hyderabad
The food production team assisted PAWMENCAP, an organization which imparts training in socialization, self-help skills, speech & occupational therapy, vocational training and rehabilitation for intellectually impaired children of all severity levels belonging to all socio-economic strata. PAWMENCAP, has a vocational training course in which student above 18+ are imparted cooking skills, and they generate revenue by providing lunch and snacks to nearby organizations. In addition to this, senior students also prepared meal for intellectually impaired students sheltered within the school itself. On request of the school, the kitchen team had provided detailed recipes and demonstration of Muffins, cookies, Almond rocks and few snacks that they could prepare for both students and organizations in the school vicinity.
  English classes Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis volunteers organized an English language class for the students of Nutan Vidyalaya and Z P School, Matwadi, Lote. The volunteers covered basic word formation from alphabets, find out the missing words from the given words, right pronunciation of words with its meaning and helped the students to write down the words on the board.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Autocomp Hendrickson Suspensions  |  Pune
The team visited Samparc Balgram, an orphanage and had an warm discussion about their routine curricular activities and guided them with some tips related to exams.
  Personal hygiene session Rallis India  |  Lote
A group of 4 volunteers from Rallis India Lote Unit visited Z P School, Ghagwadi, Songaon Lote and organized a session on personal hygiene and hand wash for their students. The volunteers conducted a practical session on proper hand washing, personal hygiene and explained the importance of the same in one’s life.
  Stationary donation Tata Consultancy Services  |  Delhi
A stationary donation drive was conducted across the Gurgaon office to gift children of Maharishi Dayanad School stationary items for use in their education. The volunteers visited the school and conducted fun activities where the enthusiastic kids recited beautiful poems, sang songs, and played games. The winners of the activity were awarded the umbrellas painted by the associates of TCS as a token of love.
  Book donation drive Tata Consultancy Services  |  Delhi
With “Spread a Smile” Initiative, Gurgaon volunteers team was back in action in the form of book donation drive. The drive started with the TCS associates donating old books which were in good-reusable conditions. The book donation drive culminated by donating the books to a partner organisation, GNSS. The event was kicked off with an interesting story telling session, the volunteers read out some very heart-warming moral based stories to the kids from GNSS, in an interactive session that was open to imaginative and creative thinking, allowing kids to explore the world of storytelling and book reading. Children over 4th grade were taught about the usage of dictionary after which dictionaries were handed over to the 60 kids. The books donated by the TCS associates will be used by the GNSS for setting up their library for the first time.
  Celebrating International Literacy Day Tata Consultancy Services  |  Delhi
International Literacy Day was celebrated at Saksham Foundation, Delhi with great enthusiasm. The event kicked off with a quick introduction, followed by a great session on “Tips on excelling in Examinations” by volunteers. They discussed about the ways to learn things using mnemonics, creative ways to learn dates, concentrate better in class, learning with fun and lot more which was thoroughly welcomed and appreciated by the kids. This was followed by a session on “A Healthy Diet” by a senior doctor from AVP Healthcare, who discussed about the importance of a balanced diet and Do’s and Don’ts of a healthy diet with all the beneficiaries. Fruits and hygiene kits were distributed amongst the kids to support learning in the session.
  Awareness drive on health and hygiene TML Drivelines  |  Jamshedpur
Khursi, the village adopted by TML Drivelines with the sole objective to improve the living conditions and make it an epitome of a model village was visited by 30 odd volunteers. The volunteers visited the rural primary school where our team had an interaction with the little kids. To encourage the little student’s, notebooks, pencil box, pens, pencils and sharpeners were distributed. The volunteers formed several teams and went door to door to inform the villagers about the essence of sanitation and education. They encouraged them to use the toilets, constructed with the help of the company.
  Medical camp Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
The volunteers organized a medical camp at Dikom high school. The doctor screened the school children in presence of estate management staff and school teachers. A total of 92 students were examined and given medicines accordingly.
  English grammar lessons Rallis India  |  Ankleshwar
An employee from Rallis India, Ankleshwar took a class on English grammar for the class of 8 std. students. The volunteer explained tenses, sentences formation, etc. The students found it very useful.
  Sale of products Tata Autocomp Hendrickson Suspensions  |  Pune
The company arranged a sale counter of Tata Motors Grihini. Tata Motors Grihini Social Welfare Society is continuously working towards enriching the lives of women in need.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.