Volume No. 21      
  Spending time with children Tata International  |  Vietnam
The volunteers visited three centers covered in 2 cities. They assisted these institutions in their daily routine such as child development through reading, writing, drawing, and playing.
  Health check-up camp Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
The Estate organized a ‘Health Check-Up Camp’ at Batabari T.G. Govt. Pry. School. Health check-up of students from class I to Class IV was carried out by the Estate Medical Officer. The students were also explained about the need of adopting good habits for maintaining personal hygiene. Chocolates were distributed among the students.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Bangalore
Ginger Hotel Whitefield- Bangalore organised Go Green/ Save Earth- Plantation drive and planted flowers in the nearby areas.
  Painting a school Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
A painting drive was arranged at Kakajan Division L.P.School – 2. The management staff, medical officer and workers helped by painting the school.
  Plantation drive Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
Employees of Rowta estate planted trees on the station road with the support of all staff and trainees of APPITI-Rowta.
  Medical camp Indian Hotels  |  Hyderabad
Taj Krishna Hyderabad visited the Vivekananda School and arranged a Medical camp for all the students including awareness about healthy habits, followed by the distribution of fruits and juices.
  Recycling process of soaps Indian Hotels  |  Hyderabad
Taj Krishna Hyderabad visited the Neerakshana which is 5 kms away from the hotel. The purpose of visit was to see the recycling process of soaps. Ten members are employed in Neerakshana they recycle the soaps, make bed sheet and pillow covers. All members who are employed there are HIV patients. It was a motivational and learning session for all the employees.
  Spending time with children Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Employees of Estate Dept. of Tata Steel visited their adopted school at Dhusra and spent time with the primitive tribal children. The team took an awareness session on health and hygiene and emphasized the habit of proper hand wash. They also distributed some school stationaries.
  Health check-up camo Tata Steel  |  Joda
An eye check-up camp and an awareness session on general hygiene was organized at RBC boys and girls hostel in Joda. In the camp total 57 boys and 80 girls were examined (vision test, torch light preliminary eye checkup and BP for girls above 12 yrs).
  Visit to a zoo Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Employees from TQM organized a zoo visit for the children of their adopted school. The children were highly excited as it was a first visit to a zoo for most.
  Visit to a school Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from CRM visited their adopted school at Hatnabera and interacted with the students. They organized various sports activities and gave away prizes to the winners. They also painted the school blackboard.
  Awareness on safety Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
A group of volunteers from HRM Division visited Sonari community Centre and took sessions on women health, women rights and basic domestic safety. They also organized quiz session for the community women and children.
  Wilderness and wildlife habitat conservation Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
TCL employees, family members and retired employees have embarked on a drive for conservation of the Mithapur wilderness and wildlife habitat areas to ensure protection of the local biodiversity. A program for collection of plastic trash and other waste was organised. The purpose of the program was also to create awareness on the diversity of flora and fauna in the region and the need for protecting the same. Programs under this drive shall continue through the week.
  Eye checkup camp Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
Tata Chemicals, Mithapur organized Eye check-up camp for trucker drivers. This camp was organized in association with Arambhada Truck association and Drawkashish Arogyadham. A total of 100 truck drivers were screened in this eye camp and given free medicine and glasses. The volunteers helped in the management of this eye camp.
  First aid awareness Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis Lote unit organized a session on first aid and summer diseases for the benefits of associates. This was conducted by the Occupational Health Centre In-charge along with the First Aider Team. The volunteers explained how to provide first aid for snake bite, dog bite (anti rabies), electric shock, electrolyte imbalance, fractures, bandages, shifting patients, burns, recover positions etc. The training session helped the participants to understand the importance of first aid to the injured and the way to provide first aid to the required persons immediately before shifting to hospital.
  Electrical safety session Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis Lote team organized an electrical safety session for the workers of MIDC Lote. The safety team and electrical team voluntarily participated in briefing the importance of electrical safety. The team delivered a lecture covering varied points.
  Rice bucket challenge Ginger Hotels  |  Gurugram
The team bought 100 Kg rice and packed it in small packets. The same was distributed to people residing in the slum areas of Gurugram.
  Blood donation camp Indian Hotels  |  Agra
The Gateway Hotel, Agra conducted a blood donation camp in association with Samarpan Blood Bank, Agra. 22 associates participated in the noble cause.
  Road safety awareness Ginger Hotels  |  Kochi
A road safety awareness drive was conducted by the Ginger Kochi volunteers at Infopark road, Kochi. The team provided road safety awareness to auto drivers, truck drivers, car drivers, bike riders and pedestrians.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Kochi
11 volunteers from Ginger Hotels, Kochi participated in a cleanliness drive in cleaning the walk way of the Infopark road.
  Introduction to virtual reality technology Rallis India  |  Ankleshwar
An idea to introduce a VR (Virtual Reality) headset in Classroom for Students was initiated by one of an employee of Ankleshwar unit. Volunteers from Ankleshwar unit introduced a VR Headset to students of Nirmal Miriyam School. Students experienced Seven Wonders of World on VR. They enjoyed the view of 360degree videos and experienced new way of learning. Through VR Headset Students also learned Universal Space System and other Science Topic very easily. Such initiative made the learning enjoyable and interesting for students as well as teachers. Students explored faraway countries & take a virtual trip to Taj Mahal, Great Wall of China, Eiffel Tower and Pyramids of Egypt.
  Newspaper donation Ginger Hotels  |  Mumbai
The Front Office Staff and Housekeeping Staff have been collecting Old Newspaper during entire month of March. The team donated the same to a Trust called MESCO who collect old newspapers all around Mumbai and use the proceedings to educate under privileged children’s in poverty areas of Mumbai.
  Learning & development training Indian Hotels  |  Jodhpur
Volunteers of Vivanta by Taj Hari Mahal Jodhpur visited Spicy Kitchen restaurant & a session on hygiene, servicing & culinary art. One volunteer shared his experiences and demonstrated on servicing of food to the guest, listening patiently every query, what are the grooming standards they should follow. After that another volunteer focused on personal hygiene and the disease caused due to the environment and how to maintain cleanliness & hygiene of kitchen raw materials, also of themselves using sanitizers, chemicals (for food). They also briefed the staff about the difference & concept related to health and hygiene. The restaurant chef learned few dishes from volunteers.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels  |  Jodhpur
Vivanta By Taj Hari Mahal, Jodhpur initiated a volunteering cleanliness drive. The team included volunteers from Finance, Front Office, F&B service, House Keeping, Human Resource and Training department members took up challenge of cleaning Mandore Garden sections. All the participants encouraged people to join their initiative, and then local members also joined us and contributed to the cleanliness of Heritage site.
  Linen donation Ginger Hotels  |  Mysore
Team Ginger Mysore visited Udhayagiri, Mysore and provided information about proper hygiene, cleanliness and health. They interacted with families, advised them to send their kids to school on daily basis and made them understand the importance of education. They also spoke to families and briefed on how to clean surroundings to prevent diseases like dengue and malaria. They distributed washed discarded linen to the people and biscuits to the children.
  Science exhibition Tata Chemicals  |  Babrala
TCSRD Babrala organized a Science Exhibition Programme in a village house near Yara Fertilisers Plant, Babrala - UP. In this programme 30 students participated from five primary & upper primary schools. A team of 10 volunteers including ex-Tata employees, teachers of Yara DAV school & Nagalia Kazi school judged the models & prizes were distributed.
  Donation drive Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Tata Technologies conducted a collaborative activity with Tata Motors in Chander village households. The medical checkup camp was organized for village residents by doctors. Clothes donation drive was held and good conditioned clothes were collected and distributed. Boxes of cloth and utility items were donated to village households. This is second year Tata Technologies employees went and visited this village and conducted the donation drive.
  Celebrating women’s day Tata Technologies  |  Pune
On International Women’s Day, Tata Technologies volunteers visited Senior citizens community and conducted programs for senior citizen women employees. The program included motivational speeches, dance, singing and fun activities.
  Blanket Donation Drive Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Tata Technologies volunteers collected contributions and purchased blankets for people in need. They distributed those blankets to homeless, construction workers, orphan kids at various locations. This drive was held for one week by Tata Technologies SAP IT team members.
  Digital Literacy Program Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Tata Technologies volunteers along with its Ready Engineer partner colleges conducted a digital literacy program for school students and helped them to understand online transactions, mobile and online banking transactions through this program.
  E-waste collection drive Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Volunteers at its Ready Engineer partner college participated in the e-waste collection drive and collected e-waste to spread awareness on the hazardous impact of e-waste on human health and manage their waste responsibly.
  Lunch for special children Tata Technologies  |  Pune
8 Volunteers at its Ready Engineer partner college ‘Tontadarya College of Engineering, Gadag’ went to visit the special children care center and distributed lunch for the students.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Technologies  |  Pune
76 Volunteers at its Ready Engineer partner college in Kolhapur conducted Temblai Hill Cleaning activity and help to support the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan under Tata Technologies environment focus area.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Technologies  |  Pune
23 Tata Technologies supported volunteers at DKTES Textile and Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji prepared and distributed fresh food for children. They also visited the orphanage and spent time with the children.
  Distribution of sanitary napkins Tata Technologies  |  Pune
One of very unique activity on taken up by volunteers supported by Tata Technologies at KLS Gogte Institute of Technology, Belagavi wherein they distributed sanitary napkins to school girls and created awareness on personal hygiene and health.
  Health & hygiene awareness Tata Technologies  |  Pune
Tata Technologies volunteers conducted a health & Hygiene session for community members.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.