NGOs urged to avoid mediators in CSR

BENGALURU: NGOs participating in a programme exploring alliances with corporates in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities were urged to avoid taking help from mediators or middlemen who often made profits out of linking the two together. The plea was made by the Chief Guest, Dr H Sudarshan, a renowned social worker and tribal rights activist... Continue Reading →

High stakes in mental health

BENGALURU: Odd work schedules in corporate workspaces are changing the biological clocks of employees and, in Bangalore, leading to a higher demand from them for mental health services. According to Prof. Kiran Jeevan, head of the Social Work Department in SJC, “If you are going to be working at odd hours, you are changing the... Continue Reading →

Parks to be revived

BENGALURU: A plan is afoot to revive and green the decaying Hare Krishna park in Rajajinagar which is the only lung space for over 750 houses in the area. N.L NarendraBabu, Ex-MLA, Mahalakshmi Layout constituency has taken the initiative to revive more than 1.25 acres of land allotted for parks that is facing destruction. Babu... Continue Reading →

Rs 55 cr for Maharani colleges under RUSA

BENGALURU: A cluster of three colleges – Maharani Home Science, Maharani Science and Maharani Arts, Commerce and Management colleges – are set to receive Rs 55 crores under the Central government’s RashtriyaUchchatarShikshaAbhiyan(RUSA) project. This is the first such cluster to get RUSA funds. This was disclosed here on Friday by Higher Education Minister T B Jayachandra... Continue Reading →

Students to march on Parliament

BENGALURU:  Students are being mobilised across the nation for a march towards Parliament scheduled for March 15 to show their solidarity with the developments in the Jawaharlal Nehru University. At a press conference here on Friday, Shehla Rashid, Vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU), said, “Everyone has the right to express their... Continue Reading →

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