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HCL Foundation to plant 10,000 saplings in Noida by the end of FY18

HCL Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of HCL Technologies, organised a mega plantation drive on Saturday, 28th October 2017 in Noida. In an endeavour to make Noida a cleaner and greener, HCLites today came together to participate in this noble initiative of contributing to the environment.   As part of this initiative, the Foundation aims to plant over 10,000 saplings by the end of the current financial year to turn it into a mini forest cover. So far this year, over 2000 saplings have been planted. In the previous year, more than 3, 000 trees were planted in...

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Chacha Chaudhary And Swachh Bharat

ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, THE MINISTRY RELEASED A SPECIAL EDITION OF DIAMOND TOONS COMIC TITLED ‘CHACHA CHAUDHARY AND SWACHH BHARAT’ In a unique initiative children are being encouraged to learn lesson on cleanliness through their favourite comic character ‘Chacha Choudhary.’ In a bid to create awareness about Modi Government’s flagship Swachh Bharat mission among children, the union urban development ministry released a comic series on cleanliness. On the occasion of world environment day, the ministry released a special edition of Diamond Toons Comic titled ‘Chacha Chaudhary and Swachh Bharat’. The comic book depicts cartoons with a...

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Mainstreaming The Sanitation: The Progress

Sanitation projects under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan should follow a total value chain approach like any business project. The focus should be on planning, acting, assessing and reviewing the projects in order to achieve sustainable excellence. By S. Ravishankar   Clean and safe sanitation is an important necessity for health and hygiene. The impact can be transformational,as it has been brought out in many studies across countries. No public health intervention in the past 200 years has done more to save lives and improve health in the world’s wealthy nations than clean and safe sanitation initiatives. Sanitation is a...

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PM Modi On A Religious Tour To Sri Lanka

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Sri Lanka in March 2015, he became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the nation after 28 years. The Prime Minister’s visit followed soon after Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena came to India on his first foreign trip after assuming office. In a little more than two years, Modi visited the southern neighbourhood once again from May 12- 14, 2017. The visit was said to be a religious trip but the ultimate purpose was as always strengthening bilateral economic, political and cultural ties with the island nation. Prime Minister Modi was the...

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JSW Group, Signed A Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) With Government Of Uttarakhand

JSW Group, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Government of Uttarakhand to contribute their mite towards the reconstruction and restoration of Kedarnath. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone to mark the commencement of the reconstruction & restoration projects. According to the MOU signed, JSW Group has committed to the reconstruction and restoration of the AdiShankaracharya Kutir along with a museum, Ghats on River Saraswati and part reconstruction of the Teerth Purohit (Priests) houses and other infrastructural facilities related to the houses in Kedarpuri.  Kedarnath is located in the Himalayas, approximately 11,000 feet above sea level in...

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