InterGlobe Foundation (IGF), the CSR arm of InterGlobe Group - a leader in Aviation, Hospitality and Travel related services inaugurated a Heritage Restoration and Waste Management project in Delwara and Kumbhalgarh towns of Rajasthan respectively. InterGlobe Foundation partnered with Seva Mandir, a rural development NGO based in Udaipur, Rajasthan, to implement these projects. The renovation project of Delwara’s historic nineteenth century Indra Kund stepwell began on 4 December 2018 and was attended by Ms. Rohini Bhatia, Chairperson, InterGlobe Foundation and Mr. Ajay Mehta of Seva Mandir along with the other members of the project. Indra Kund which was once a public space and a source of water for the community has fallen into disuse and disrepair over decades of neglect. Inte
Nestlé India in association with Magic Bus India Foundation, one of the largest behaviour change organisation in India, inaugurated the Nestlé Healthy Kids programme in Jaipur for encouraging healthier living among adolescents by creating awareness regarding good nutrition, healthy habits and active living. This programme will reach out to 10,000 adolescents from marginalized communities of Jaipur and Ajmer. The objective of this programme is to create awareness about key nutrients, healthy eating, active lifestyles and public health facilities among adolescents, with a special focus on girls. Along with children, this programme will also include interaction with parents through workshops to encourage them to implement healthy eating habits in their homes. Speaking on the occasion, Mr.
Water ATMs or Water vending machines have become the next big thing to provide clean, drinking water especially in rural India. It is an innovative concept in the field of water treatment and can include microbial disinfection along with a water cooling facility. The Water ATM can dispense purified and cold water against an affordable cost. It is also a reminder that if we do not respect and take care of our natural resources, the future is going to be as mechanical as this. The above Water ATM has been installed in the state of Rajasthan by Cairn Indian in collaboration with the Government of Rajasthan. Being a desert state, with erratic rainfall, people are forced to walk long distances to procure water, which is of a highly questionable quality and generally does not meet WHO ...
Ajay Piramal, Kailash Satyarthi, Sumedha Satyarthi and Dr. Swati Piramal at the Piramal Foundation in Jhunjhunu District, Rajasthan. Piramal Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Piramal Group, held an event cum exhibition at the Piramal School of Leadership in District Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan on 28 November 2015. The Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy Mr. Piyush Goyal and Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi were the guest of honour at this event cum exhibition. The daylong event showcased the philanthropy work of Piramal Foundation’s initiatives namely Piramal Sarvajal, Piramal Udgam, Piramal Swasthya, PFEL and Piramal Uttarakhand Rehabilitation Project. The event was attended by Ajay Piramal, Chairman - Piramal Group and Dr. Swati Piramal, Vice Chairperson - Pi
Water wheels: You will kick yourself for not having thought of it yourself! Water Scarcity is the biggest problem being faced by the world today. Shortage of freshwater resources like lakes, streams and rivers and then depletion of groundwater resources by mankind for their increasing demand attributes to the primary cause of water shortage. Recently, Franklin Templeton Investments partnered the TEDxGateway Mumbai in December 2012 and one of the ideas of combating the increasing demand of water and lowering the pressure on rural women by Cynthiya Koenig was an eye-opener. I totally admire the concept and would want it to reach out to the people. It is a pity and a wonder that it has not been though of before. It has been shown in the video that, in India, the water scenario is w