Making India The Spiritual Capital Of The World: Civil Services Day by Rev. Daaji

Making India The Spiritual Capital Of The World: Civil Services Day by Rev. Daaji

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Hyderabad, 21 April 2023: Heartfulness Institute saw a special participation at the annual Civil Services Day celebrations at the IAS Institute, Begumpet as Rev. Daaji – Spiritual Guide of Heartfulness and President of Shri Ram Chandra Mission and Padma Bhushan awardee gave a soul-stirring and thought-provoking talk on his vision...

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HCL Foundation Along with Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Launches ‘Generation for Climate  Action (GENCAN)’ Initiative for School Children   

HCL Foundation Along with Centre for Environment Education (CEE) Launches ‘Generation for Climate  Action (GENCAN)’ Initiative for School Children   

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HCL Foundation , the corporate social responsibility (CSR) arm of HCLTech, today launched a national-level ‘Generation  for Climate Action’ (GENCAN) initiative in partnership with the Centre for Environment Education (CEE) for promoting  awareness and knowledge on climate action in schools through its flagship program, HCL Harit – The Green Initiative.    Marking the Earth Day celebration, the initiative was inaugurated on April 20, 2023, New Delhi, in the presence of  esteemed dignitaries such as Dr. Nidhi Pundhir, Vice-President, Global CSR & Director, HCL Foundation, Shri Kartikeya  Sarabhai, Director CEE, Dr. Sunita Farkya, Professor & Head, Department of Education in Science and Mathematics,  NCERT, Dr. Ashok Khosla, Chairman, Development Alternatives, Dr. Pratibha Singh, WASH, Sustainability and Climate  Change Specialist, UNICEF India and Mr. Sam Barratt, Chief of the Youth, Education and Advocacy Unit, UNEP.     Over 200 students participated in this national launch. In addition, an interactive panel with nine students took place  where students shared about the actions that they are taking at home and school towards a greener planet.     Generation For Climate Action Initiative is a 10-month school-based climate education and action learning program  for grades 6 to 12. The program will begin in April–May 2023 and conclude in February 2024 with the announcement of  the winners.     This initiative will involve 50 – 70 government schools spread across India targeting about 2,500 – 3,000 children.    The program seeks to provide school children with the required knowledge and skills on climate change and take  individual and collective actions towards carbon footprint reduction of the school.     The initiative will also boost teachers’ ability to successfully engage students in carbon-neutral practices in their daily  lives.     As part of the program, students will be provided with the right skills to become  Climate Literate – Build knowledge, attitude, and values about climate change science and concerns  Climate Detective – Explore and discover the school’s carbon footprint  Climate Hero – Prepare a school climate action plan and act to offset its carbon footprint  Climate Reporter – Document and report on the events    Based on various themes like water, energy, waste, biodiversity, and sustainable practices, one teacher from each  participating school will serve as the program’s coordinator and will work with a group of 5-8 students from 6th to 12th  standard.    The Challenge procedure will take 8-9 months to complete. Once the school has registered, 1 or 2 mentor teachers  must be nominated for the training, which is followed by multiple rounds of discussions and interactions with other  Youth Climate leaders before the final evaluation is submitted.    Exemplary work will be recognized with the yearly ‘Harit Climate Leadership Awards’, and an annual camp will be  conducted for Harit Climate Leaders. A compendium of best practices, solutions, and case studies on climate action  will also be published. A certificate of participation will be given to all student leaders, teaching and non-teaching staff,  and schools.      Information Note:    “As the world grapples with the implications of climate change, it is important that we educate and instill the right  values in our school children to lessen the impact of this global issue. HCL Foundation has been working tirelessly to ...

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Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, releasing this Eid is celebrating 34years of Salman Khan in Bollywood!

Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan, releasing this Eid is celebrating 34years of Salman Khan in Bollywood!

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  Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan realeased today is an Indian Hindi-language action film that is directed by Farhad Samji and produced by Salman Khan Films. The film’s title literally translates to “Someone’s Brother, Someone’s Lover,” and it is also known by the initialisms KKBKKJ or KBKJ. Alongside Salman...

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Dream Girl 2 ‘s Eid release teaser promises laughter.

Dream Girl 2 ‘s Eid release teaser promises laughter.

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This Eid is about Pooja. Just in time for the festive occasion of Eid, Balaji Telefilms has just launched a brand new promotional video for their next film, Dream Girl 2, and it is absolutely hilarious! Pooja, a figure played by Ayushmann Khurrana, is seen in the video interacting with...

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Diljit Dosanjh and his teatime friendship with DJ Diplo is trending on the internet today

Diljit Dosanjh and his teatime friendship with DJ Diplo is trending on the internet today

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  Diljit Dosanjh made history by becoming the first musician from the Punjab to ever perform at the illustrious music festival known as Coachella, which is held in California. It would appear that the audience was not just enthusiastic about Diljit Dosanjh ‘s songs, as many famous people from the...

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RENAULT INDIA TO ORGANISE NATIONWIDE SUMMER CAMP

RENAULT INDIA TO ORGANISE NATIONWIDE SUMMER CAMP

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Hyderabad; April 19, 2023: – With an objective to continue its commitment to enhance customer satisfaction, Renault, the number one European automotive brand in India, has announced the commencement of a nationwide after-sales service initiative, ‘Renault Summer Camp‘. The service camp will be conducted across all Renault Service facilities across India from April...

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NSDL flags off Project Sanjeevani – Clinic on Wheels

NSDL flags off Project Sanjeevani – Clinic on Wheels

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Hyderabad/Mumbai, 21st April 2023: NSDL, in collaboration with SBI Foundation flagged off ‘Sanjeevani’ – a Mobile Medical Unit at SBI Corporate Centre, Mumbai on 31st March 2023. Sanjeevani is a ‘Clinic on Wheels’ to serve the most vulnerable communities providing them with preventive, curative, referral and diagnostic healthcare services.  Project Sanjeevani is implemented...

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Proxy Rooftop Bar and Kitchen opens in Mahadevapura, Bengaluru!

Proxy Rooftop Bar and Kitchen opens in Mahadevapura, Bengaluru!

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Nestled in the heart of Whitefield, Proxy Rooftop Bar and Kitchen offers a holistic gastronomic experience, best enjoyed with friends and family. Meeting up with friends and acquaintances, or spending an afternoon with family always brings warmth and comfort. And given the pleasant weather in Bengaluru, any excuse to meet...

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