Tata Volunteering Week 10 Volume No. 18  
  Swine flu vaccination and awareness camp Tata Motors  |  Pune
7 employees of Tata Motors Pune organized a swine flu vaccination and awareness camp in Mahalaxmi Temple, Shahunagar area. The volunteers explained the importance of swine flu vaccine and 107 people took the vaccine.
  Visit to a school Tata Motors  |  Pune
Tata Motors Engine Factory Team visited Manovikas Ghorpadi school and spent time with the students. They also donated 35 school bags and a gas stove.
  Protection of pollinators drive Tata Chemicals  |  Mithapur
TCL volunteers organized a "Protect our Pollinators" campaign to raise awareness on depleting pollinator population (bees, butterflies, birds etc.) and encourage the community to join hands for required conservation action. They also joined to support seedling nursery work at Mithapur.
  Fire safety drive Coastal Gujarat Power   |  Mundra
Volunteers conducted a fire safety session to create an awareness among the children on fire safety at Faradi Kasturba Gandhi Valika Vidyalaya, Faradi (Mundra). The event was organized with all the equipment for the practical demonstration and the hands on experience session with the school students.
  Plantation drive Tata Chemicals   |  Mithapur
TCL employees and family members took-up hedge plantation work at Mithapur during "Protect our Pollinators" campaign. Stumps of Euphorbia cactus which flowers during the summer season were planted. The purpose is to improve the density and diversity of flowering plants during the lean season so that pollinators like bees, butterflies and sunbirds can find sustenance.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Chemicals   |  Mithapur
TCL employees and family members volunteered to clean-up the Mithapur beach. Plastics, cloth pieces, ghost nets and other waste which was littering the Mithapur beach was removed.
  Visit to a school Amalgamated Plantations   |  Assam
Volunteers from Amalgamated Plantations visited Bojrajhar LP School, Rowta. They conducted an 'Art competition' among the students. They also distributed prizes among participants.
  Blood donation camp Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
Volunteers from Amalgamated Plantations organized a blood donation camp at Lamabari TE hospital. A total of 24 donors donated blood in this programme.
  Visit to a school Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
Amalgamated Plantations volunteers visited Nagakata LP School at Assam and spent time with the children.
  Visit to a non-profit Tata Steel   |  Bangalore
A team of 6 people from Tata Steel along with Taj West End team visited Nightingales Sandhya Kirana. They interacted with them and participated in paper cover making activity with them.
  Blood donation camp Ginger Hotels  |  Kochi
Volunteers from Ginger Hotels, Kochi donated blood in the blood donation drive conducted at IMA Voluntary Donor Blood Bank, Kochi. The activity witnessed participation of 8 volunteers.
  AutoCAD training programme Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Delhi
Volunteers conducted a program to train ITI students in AUTOCAD every week. The volunteers gave a lecture along with powerpoint presentations a practical training on computers.
  Visit to an anganwadi Tata Metaliks  |  Kharagpur
Employees of Tata Metaliks visited students of Kolapatna Narayanpur anganwadi school at Kharagpur. They organized a drawing competition for them. Prizes and chocolates were distributed among the students.
  Kid’s carnival Tata Steel Processing and Distribution  |  Kolkata
TSPDL celebrated their flagship event- Kids' Carnival with the children of two organizations - Udbhas and Jhamapukur Sri Ramakrishna Sangha. Breakfast was served to the children followed by the distribution of colorful jersey to both school students. Various sports events were organized for the children. A football match for the boys and a musical chair event for the girls rounded up the sports program.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
Volunteers from MVML Chakan site visited an orphanage - Vikas Anath Ashram. The volunteers distributed grocery, utensils and snacks. They spent time with the children.
  Plantation drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Mithapur
TCE volunteers along with the team and families of Tata Chemicals conducted a watering program for more than thousands of newly planted trees at the Biodiversity Park, Mithapur .
  Industrial visit Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
TCE volunteers organized an industrial visit for civil department students of Indu ITI college near Kanja, Intake site under GWSSB project. Volunteers shared technical details of Tapi Bulk Pipeline Intake and WTP ongoing project and working details to the civil department ITI students to enrich their knowledge on the structural details.
  Rangoli competition Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis Lote volunteers organized a rangoli competition for the Upper Primary students of Z P School, Ghanekunt. All the teams made beautiful designs. They also distributed a sketch pen set to all the students.
  Drawing competition Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis Lote volunteers organized a drawing and coloring competition for the Lower Primary students of Z P School, Ghanekunt-2. The students made beautiful pictures and colored them.
  Education session Rallis India  |  Lote
Volunteers of Rallis Lote Unit visited Z P School, Surveywadi, Ghanekunt. They arranged a "Maths Table" telling competition for the students. All the students participated in the completion. Instrument boxes were distributed to all the students of the school.
  Cookery show Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis Lote team and canteen supervisor arranged a "Cookery Show" for the women of Awashi Village, Lote. The team prepared carrot soup, manchurian and samosa.
  Visit to an anganwadi Rallis India  |  Lote
Rallis Lote volunteers visited an anganwadi at Ghanekunt, Lote and interacted with the children. They arranged a public speaking competition on "My Anganwadi".
  Fancy dress competition Tata Consultancy Services  |  Pune
TCS Maitree volunteers organized a ''Fancy Dress'' competition at Chande Initiative. 36 kids from std 1st to 4th and 12 kids from Anganwadi participated for this event along with 12 Maitree volunteers.
  Hygiene and Anti-littering session Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
A session on Hygiene & Anti Littering was organized for the staff & vendors at the Taj West End. The volunteers gave information on personal hygiene, and the chemical hazards, advice on safe handling, use and storage of chemicals and the emergency measures to be followed in case of an accident.
  Visit to a non-profit Tata Motors  |  Pune
A team of 72 volunteers from Tata Motors Advanced engineering department visited NAB (National Association Blinds) - Lions Home for Aging Blind. The team donated old newspapers for making paper bags. They also donated clothes and INR 25,000/- for the repair and maintenance of the NGO's workshop building.
  Visit to a school Tata Motors  |  Pune
5 members from Tata Motors SCM Car Plant visited a Z P Primary School, Malegaon. They distributed raincoats to the students. They conducted an art and craft session for students. Tree Plantation also took place in the school premises.
  Visit to a school Tata Motors  |  Pune
A team from Tata Motors Pune (2.2L Engine Section and H-10 Maintenance) visited Swatantryavir Sawarkar Guru Kul. The team donated a vacuum cleaner, fruits, pulses, rice and mats for 25 students.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.