Author: shruti

Emaar India conducts free Health Camp for site labourers at The Palm Hills in new Gurugram

Emaar India, the iconic brand and leading global property developer, conducted a day-long free Health Care Check-up Camp for its site labourers employed at ‘The Palm Hills’ project in Sector 77 on theNational Highway-8 (NH-8) in new Gurugram region. The social welfare initiative was conducted by Emaar India’s CSR arm ‘EMaar Community of Aware and Responsible Employees’ (EMCARE) in association with Max India Foundation, to promote its philosophy of ‘Welfare for All’. More than 150 construction workers from The Palm Hills project – along with women labourers & their children – underwent health checkups by a team of specialized doctors from Max Hospital, Gurugram. General health examinations for height, weight, Body Mass Index...

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Ten eminent teachers of Hindi honoured by the Indian Embassy in the Netherlands as part of grand celebrations to mark World Hindi Day

World Hindi Day was marked in the Netherlands with grand four day celebrations organised by the Embassy of India. Netherlands has the largest population of Overseas Indians in mainland Europe, majority of whose ancestors were taken as indentured labour from India to Suriname 145 years back. Out of a total estimated population of around 2, 35, 000 persons of Indian origin, 2 lakh belong to the Suriname Hindustani community. The highlight of this year’s celebrations was the honouring of ten teachers who have been teaching Hindi for 30 to 50 years in the Netherlands as well as Suriname. Mr...

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IIRD Conclave For Empowering Villages

Away from existing practices and myths, organising Rural Conclave in Village Sholi of Himachal Pradesh and Launching of MISSION RIEV in IIRD Head office, Shimla has been an eye opening experience for every participant. Around 130 km away from Shimla city, conclave witnessed the participation of around 200 intellectuals from different walks of life from 30th September to 2nd October 2017 in a village illuminated by 350 solar street lights, part of initiative undertaken by IIRD, where inaugural ceremony was performed by octogenarian Shri Rami Nath ji, followed by Kavi Goshthi. The ever shining Sholi village, known for its...

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Enhancing Lives through Education- MGL Unnati

Coming from a lower middle class family, I always aspired to join IIT” said Swaraj Akhode , one of the IIT aspirants from MGL Unnati batch. As he narrated his journey from the times of struggle to cracking into an IIT Roorkee college, the journey in itself is an inspiration for all those aspirants who fight against the odd to mark success against struggling times. He recollects of how inspite of talent, financial implications were a major hindrance for many like him but determination and mentorship from CSRL and MGL changed his life. Going back into struggling times, after...

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TISS- LEADING NATION TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES   Development of Social Sciences in the world was plagued by three factors: (i) the unresolved dichotomy in western and eastern thinking about human nature, culture and society emerging from varying world-views; (ii) the assumed supremacy of western social sciences over the eastern texts; and (iii) the assumed supremacy of physical science knowledge when compared to the social sciences. In India, as elsewhere, Social Science education was considered less important than education in physical science and technology. For instance, national ranking systems even now does not include books published by reputed houses in the...

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