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Reliance Foundation’s digital platform makes farming easier & profitable for rural community

PRIYABRAT BISWAL BHUBANESWAR, DEC 2, 2021 Earning enough to sustain his five-member family was not an easy task for Nimai Charan Mohanty, a farmer from Giria Village under Rajkanika Block of Kendrapara District in Odisha. Forty-five-year old Nimai is a small farmer who holds 3.5 acres of agricultural land in which he grows paddy in Kharif season and vegetables like ...

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Vedanta Jharsuguda wins FICCI CSR Award for its Subhalaxmi Cooperative Project

TBB BUREAU JHARSUGUDA, NOV 26, 2021 Vedanta Jharsuguda, India’s largest producer of aluminium and value-added products, has bagged the prestigious 19th FICCI CSR Award 2020 in the women empowerment category for its flagship community development project – Subhalaxmi Co-operative, a 4100-plus members strong all-women co-operative society operating in Jharsuguda. The FICCI CSR award recognizes the efforts of companies in integrating ...

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Xiaomi India partners with Saahas to support Karnataka’s e-waste awareness drive

TBB BUREAU BANGALORE, NOV 25, 2021 Xiaomi India, country’s No.1 smartphone and smart TV brand, on Thursday announced its partnership with Saahas Zero Waste to extend support for an e-waste awareness drive, initiated by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB). In a month-long initiative, KSPCB along with the help of Saahas Zero Waste, Xiaomi India and other participating brands ...

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AMITY Inter Industry T20 Cricket Tournament kicks off

TBB BUREAU ANGUL, NOV 18, 2021 The AMITY Cup Inter Industry T20 Cricket Tournament was inaugurated at Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) sports ground in Jindal Nagar Township. Anup Mallick, Regional Officer, State Pollution Control Board, Angul graced the occasion as chief guest and inaugurated the four-day tournament. In the inaugural match held today, JSPL defeated MGM Steel. Chasing ...

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TPCODL opens vocational training-cum-tutorial center at Naraj

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, NOV 16, 2021 Tata Power Central Odisha Distribution Limited (TPCODL), a joint venture company of Tata Power and the Government of Odisha, believes in overall socio-economic growth of local communities in its areas of operations. Bringing the values to action, the company today inaugurated its first Vocational Training-cum-Tutorial Center in Talagarh village under Naraj Gram Panchayat in ...

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Adani Foundation organises exposure trip for farmers

TBB BUREAU DHAMRA, NOV 15, 2021 Adani Foundation – the CSR arm of Adani Group of Companies has been undertaking various knowledge and skills enhancement programme to enable the farmers in adoption and engagement in dual cropping, Horticulture and production of high value crop in Adani Dhamra Port vicinity. As part of the programmes, the farmers are introduced and linked ...

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With UAIL’s support, farmers of Kalahandi and Rayagada reap rich benefits

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, NOV 11, 2021 Aditya Birla Group’s Utkal Alumina International Limited (UAIL), in partnership with Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundations (BRLF), has initiated Project UANAT (Utkal’s Action for Agricultural Transformation) in Kashipur Block in Rayagada District and Thuamala Rampur Block in Kalahandi District to help farmers reap a rich harvest. This CSR project is centered on farm-based livelihood interventions ...

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Community cadres to provide accounting, auditing services to village development committees

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, NOV 1, 2021 Gram Vikas is developing a specialised cadre of community professionals, Village Lekha Mitra (VLM), under its Community Cadre Management programme. It is an entrepreneurial approach to developing accounting and auditing skills and service providers in the rural areas. The VLMs are identified and trained for supporting Village Development Committees to maintain their records and ...

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Power Ministry proposes amendment to Energy Conservation Act to promote clean energy consumption

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, OCT 30, 2021 Amidst the growing energy needs and changing global climate landscape, the Government of India has identified new areas to achieve higher levels of penetration of renewable energy by proposing certain amendments to Energy Conservation Act, 2001. The objective will be to enhance demand for renewable energy at the end- use sectors such as ...

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Govt to take proactive measures to enhance financial viability of Fair Price Shops

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, OCT 27, 2021 Union Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution, Sudhanshu Pandey today stressed on the need of taking proactive measures for enhancing financial viability of Fair Price Shops (FPS). The CEO, CSC e-Governance Services India Limited (CSC)   gave a presentation about the various service offerings provided by CSC. Subsequently, an update on the activities ...

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