Volume No. 8      
  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 20 questions related to district level, state level and national level matters. 52 students participated and at the end of the session prizes were distributed to the winners.
  Blood donation camp Tata Motors  |  Pune
A blood donation camp was organised in Tata Motors, Pune wherein 914 volunteers donated blood.
  Celebrating International Women’s Day Tata Global Beverages  |  Haryana
Team Sampla undertook an initiative once again by celebrating International Women’s Day. They recognized and awarded the female talents who brought glory and laurels for Tehsil Sampla (Haryana). All the visitors, staff and workers of the unit were welcomed by the Sr. Manager, TGBL with an introductory speech on the occasion and dwelled upon upliftment and contribution to society by women. Each achiever was honoured with a trophy and a stroll.
  Career counselling session Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Kolkata
A career counselling session was organised in APC School. Students of class X attended this programme. A set of questionnaires was prepared containing various areas of interest in different fields. These questions were shared with the students and were asked to mark their individual preferences. Finally, an assessment paper was given to each student which helped them to identify their areas of interest in career building. The volunteers also enlightened them about various courses available after class XII in different fields. The programme was an immense success and all the students were keen to gather as much information as possible.
  Yoga session for children Rallis India  |  Dahej
A family member of Rallis India Limited Ankleshwar Unit conducted a yoga session at Sardar Patel Primary School. The volunteer demonstrated different yoga asanas and explained children the benefits of yoga. Children and the school staff also did the yoga asanas along with the instructor.
  English grammar session Rallis India  |  Ankleshwar
An employee of Rallis India, Ankleshwar conducted an English Grammar Session for students of 8th Standard in Nirmal Miriyam Gujarati Medium School. 4 Sessions in a week are conducted and will be followed by Written and Oral Test at the end of course.
  Drawing competition Tata Coffee  |  Coorg
A drawing competition for environment awareness was conducted at a govt school. The volunteers enjoyed the activity.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels  |  Manesar
A team of 19 volunteers from Ginger Hotel Manesar organised a plantation drive in the hotel premises and mall area of Raheja Square in which they planted saplings of different plants.
  Road safety awareness Ginger Hotels  |  Ahmedabad
A team of 24 members from Ginger Ahmedabad created awareness on road safety and shared safe driving tips.
  Blood donation campaign Ginger Hotels  |  Jamshedpur
Twenty-two volunteers participated in a blood donation campaign. Before starting the blood donation campaign all employees’ health check-up was done.
  Celebrating International Women’s Day Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Tata Power - DDL celebrated International Women’s Day with its business associate women employees working on different CSR projects and literacy centres. 120 volunteers gathered to celebrate the spirit of women empowerment. Few of them shared their experiences of how they climbed the ladder of success, despite the struggles of life and motivated the women of community to fulfil their dreams. Short games were played and winners were awarded.
  Safety awareness Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Tata Power-DDL volunteers interacted in community raising awareness on electrical safety at home under the aegis of 47th National Safety Week celebration. Volunteers sensitized the community on ensuring safety from electrical hazards in day-to-day life.
  Health and hygiene awareness Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
A session was organized on the theme of health & hygiene for the women beneficiaries of Vocational Training Centre – B Block Mangolpuri. 55+ beneficiaries benefitted from the valuable knowledge shared by 05 volunteers. The session aimed to help the beneficiaries know the importance of good health and maintaining hygiene.
  Visit to a centre Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
A team of 22 volunteers made a visit to 3 vocational training centres at CSA Colony, Inderlok and N Block Mangolpuri. Volunteers inspired the students to perform different activities like small acts, poem-recitation and songs in front of class. They shared their experiences with tutorial class students and motivated them to study well. Students of computer class and beautician class shared their learnings. Valuable tips and tricks for basics of computer was shared with computer class students. Goodies were also distributed amongst them.
  Awareness session Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Social Innovation Group of Tata Power - DDL, organized an awareness session at Gulabi Bagh, Delhi. The aim was to disseminate information regarding CSR initiatives being taken for upliftment of the community, residing in North & North-West Delhi.
  Safety awareness rally Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Navras Cultural Club of Tata Power-DDL, organised a walkathon/ Awareness Rally at Tis Hazari, Delhi. It was a march to raise awareness in community on importance of safety, on road or at home, at all times. 75 Volunteers whole-heartedly and enthusiastically participated in the awareness rally spread across a stretch of 2km and pledged for safety.
  Drug de-addiction camp Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Tata Power - DDL, in association with Prajapita Brahm Kumari’s organized drug de-addiction camp for the needy ones at Lal Bagh, JJ cluster in North Delhi. Organizing team with help from employee volunteers made home visits to the residents of the clusters motivating them to attend the camp and avail benefits from it. The team of 15 volunteers also counselled the attendants of the camp and free homeopathic medicines were distributed to them.
  Visit to an orphanage Indian Hotels  |  Coimbatore
Volunteers visited the Mercy home for HIV positive affected kids and grown up adults at Mercy Home Ramanathapuram, Coimbatore. The orphanage take care of 30 residents from 3 years to 22 years of age. The volunteers gave the children some clothes, shampoo and tooth paste. They also shared snacks. They started with a prayer and then played music. Few kids actively participated and danced to the music.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels  |  Chandigarh
Taj Chandigarh organized a cleanliness drive wherein they cleaned the area surrounding the hotel and also educated the passers-by about the importance of cleanliness and how can the city beautiful be made further beautiful.
  Safety awareness session Rallis India  |  Dahej
To commemorate National Safety Week, a safety flag was hoisted and a safety pledge was taken. Safety badges were distributed to all the employees. Employees shared their views on safety & wellbeing of the organization. Safety PPEs exhibition was held where employees showed a keen interest to see and improve their knowledge on use of safety equipment. Various events were held such as Safety quiz, Rapid fire round of questions, competitions in use of SCBA Set, Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hydrant use etc. Other events like poster competition, essays writing & safety slogans were also held.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Tirupur
Ginger hotel Tirupur team undertook a cleanliness drive wherein the associates cleaned one of the neighbourhood area in Tirupur. Associates were given handy tips to keep their surroundings clean.
  Motivational session Indian Hotels  |  Mumbai
An IT manager of Taj Wellington Mews visited SNDT women's college as guest lecture. The volunteer conducted a motivational session for SNDT students and spoke about how to build a strong career and what it takes to be successful working women. She shared lot of her own experiences and stories on how she built her career so far.
  Awareness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Mangalore
The volunteers carried placards in a radius of 4 kms and explained the importance of road safety, life safety, blood donation, saving of water & many other social messages. A flash mob was enacted at the main junction on the criticality of not wearing a helmet while riding bike, dangers of drunken driving, talking over phone while driving, etc. 50 members including local police station force participated in this initiative.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.