Tata Volunteering Week 10 Volume No. 10  
  Safety awareness drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
Safety Awareness Program at RHPL- VENUZIA site was conducted with Site Workforce & Nearby Capacity Construction company other small construction companies as like Hi-Bond, BAR construction etc. The session was targeted to impart awareness on safety aspects of day to day life like First aid ( CPR, Snakebite, burning etc.), Mobile use advantages & disadvantages, Road safety etc. The right CPR procedure was demonstrated to the participants. This was conducted by a 6 member team contributing to a total of 6 man-hours.
  Football Tournament The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers organized a football tournament for students of village Remedial Centres. 16 teams comprising of 176 players from the nearby villages participated in the Tournament. The players from these remote areas showcased their talent very well. Royal Changers, Tata became the champion and Bishnu Mandali were the runners-up of the tournament. They were awarded by Mrs. Asha Devi- Mukhiya of Hurlung Panchayat & Mr. Bahadur Besra – Mukhiya Gorabandha Panchayat.
  No - tobacco awareness drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Pune
Tobacco Awareness Program was conducted for Workers at Wipro Shollinganallur Construction Site at Chennai twice. The session was conducted in 10 batches so that it could reach a greater audience. Each batch consisted of 30 site workers, in total accumulating to a total audience of 300 site workers. Along with this session, EHS session was also provided for the benefit of the site workers.
  Consumer awareness drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from Tata Consulting Engineers came together with Govt. Kabiria Urdu High School in Jamshedpur for a Jaago Grahak Jaago campaign and awareness program on consumer rights. The Program Included mentoring students on topics - Food safety, Conditions applied, MRP, LPG net weight and expiry date, Food quality, ISI/BIS and AGMARK, Consumer complaints, Consumer forum, Warranty, Guarantee and duties of consumer etc.
  Job fair Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Bangalore
Volunteers from Wipro Kodathi Project in association with Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled, Bengaluru conducted a Job fair for Differently Abled Students. Volunteers supported Samarthanam trust in conducting the job fair in various activities such as registering, mentoring and leading the students to the right opportunity. The students had different qualifications such as SSLC, Engineering, Arts etc. A total of 500 Students participated in the fair.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
The team at Taj M G Road Bengaluru got together in their cleaning gears for a clean-up drive in the periphery of the hotel. Volunteers across departments picked up the brooms and get ready to set forth an example for the public of Bangalore. The event was witnessed with high enthusiasm and participation where cleaning team took up the nooks and corners of the neighborhood to make it plastic free.
  Walkathon Indian Hotels   |  Bangalore
An awareness ‘Walkathon’ was conducted at Taj M G Road Bengaluru wherein the participants took up on the road with their slogans of the day. The volunteering team came forth in great numbers to witness and take part in this initiative.
  Handicraft sale Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
Representatives from Ashwini Charitable Trust were invited to put up a Handcraft Sale for the associates to participate in the fundraising event. The items for sale included Wire Baskets, Cards, Book Marks, Paper and Cloth Bags, Jewellery, Candles, Diyas, Decoupage Bottles, etc. The volunteers poured in to make their contributions count and aid the organization in raising funds for the welfare of the children.
  Blood donation drive Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
Taj MG Road Bangalore, in association with the Bangalore Medical Services Trust organized a blood donation Camp at the premises of the Hotel. The volunteers were sensitized about this event and awareness created about the upcoming camp. A total of 14 units from 14 volunteers was donated in 03 hours of the camp.
  Convocation program The Tinplate Company of India  |  Jamshedpur
A convocation program was organized by the Employees of TCIL for the students of Basic Computer & Tally Course at Aastha Community Development center. The objective of the program was to felicitate community girls to boost up their motivation as well as morale so that they can easily find their way out in the field of employability or fulfill their dreams of higher studies. The program was followed by an Interactive session between the trainees and the team of TCIL where the trainees shared their experience & expressed their gratitude to TCIL for supporting them in this course.
  Cleanliness drive Trent  |  Hyderabad
Volunteers from Trent organised a "Plantation drive" at Hyderabad.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels  |  Manesar
A cleanliness drive was organized by Ginger Hotel Manesar in which they have cleaned the footpaths of the main road towards IMT industrial area opposite to Rockland Hospital and park area adjacent to the Hotel premises. They have received appreciation from the local public for this great initiative of TATA group.
  Visit to a non-profit Indian Hotels  |  Coimbatore
Volunteers visited the Mercy home for HIV Positive affected Kids and grown-up adults at MERCY HOME, at othaikal mandapam Coimbatore. The orphanage takes care of 40 inmates that include 4 years to 22 years. The kids were very happy to have fruit cake and vegetable puff. They gave snacks - Cakes and Vegetable puffs for the evening. They started with Prayer and thanked Vivanta Team for the kind support and love shown to them. The volunteers also entertained them by putting music. Few kids actively participated and danced to the music.
  Cleanliness drive Coastal Gujarat Power  |  Mundra
Volunteers arranged a beach cleanliness drive at Mandvi which is on the Arabian Sea. The volunteers took the pledge to carry out the cleanliness drive again. The enthusiasm among the volunteers was very much evident which culminated with the complete cleaning of the beach.The equipment for cleaning was arranged by the Municipal corporation for collection and safe disposal.
  Visit to an old age home Rallis India   |  Mumbai
Rallis volunteers visited an old age home at Ritghar near Panvel. 20 inmates were in the old age home. They shared their good old memories of their native place, their family members, experience while on the job etc. Volunteers enjoyed tea with them and distributed food items to them.
  Career counselling session Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Mumbai
The students from Masoom were invited for Mentoring sessions with senior leaders. Senior leaders volunteered their time and engaged with the students in various fields and career prospects. The mentoring sessions covered a gamut of careers ranging from entrepreneurship skills, skill building, prospects of a career in the automation industry, legal industry, retail sector, interview skills and resume writing techniques.
  Education & Skill Development Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Delhi
Volunteers from Tata Consulting Engineers, Delhi NCR started an initiative to teach slum children in sector 66, Noida on weekly basis. Apart from this to enhance skills of the girls, they provided them beauty parlor training classes by an expert trainer. They also offered snacks to students, distributed books and stationery items.
  Visit to an anganwadi Tata Steel   |  Jamshedpur
An interactive and knowledge sharing with Birhore Tribe was organised by volunteers from West Bokaro. The team celebrated with them by cake cutting and provided footwear to the children.
  Mentoring programme Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
EQMS department of Tata Steel started a mentoring programme for contractual workers named 'DOST'. Under this programme, Tata Steel employees mentored the contractual workers and staff and helped them in leading a positive life.
  Convocation ceremony Tata Steel  |  Jamshedpur
Urban Services of Tata Steel organised a convocation ceremony for women empowerment activities. Area Officers and staff volunteered for the success of this programme.
  Visit to an old age home The Tinplate Company of India   |  Jamshedpur
A team from Tinplate visited an old age home with groceries & food items and spent quality time with the residents. Most of them shared their experiences & their daily routine - how they practice meditation and get immensely benefitted out of it.
  Youth development programme Tata Sponge Iron   |  Odisha
Tata Sponge has organized 2-day Youth Development Programme for the local youth at Bileipada in the district of Keonjhar, Odisha. The program was conducted to focus on youth-oriented themes like necessity of education, income generation plans, skill development other programs of the Government. Around 50 local youths from the nearby villages attended the program.
  Blood donation drive Tata Motors   |  Thane
Volunteers from Tata Motors conducted a blood donation drive at Thane office.
  Cleanliness drive Coastal Gujarat Power   |  Mundra
Volunteers of Coastal Gujarat Power Limited conducted a "Plantation drive" at Mundra. The volunteers identified the barren land and planted the trees along with the stakeholders. They have also pledged to protect the saplings through regular nurturing through watering and other plant survival measures.
  Education kits distribution Tata Projects   |  Hyderabad
Volunteers from Tata Projects distributed the educational kits to students of TPL’s adopted schools. A total of 47 students benefitted by the program. MD along with Senior Leadership team motivated the students to continue their education and excel in their academics after which they distributed the education kit to the students. Volunteers spent time in counseling, mentoring and motivating the students who are studying from class 6th to Engineering final.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Consulting Engineers   |  Jamshedpur
TCE volunteers conducted a cleaning drive and collected plastic bottles & wrappers near the Jubilee park lake.
  Blood donation drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
Tata Consulting Engineers organized a blood donation camp at Red Cross building, Sakchi. 30 units of blood were collected. Snacks packet and coffee were arranged for donors.
  Hug a dog day Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Volunteers organised an activity in which they showed their love towards pet animals. Volunteers visited in streets and fed meals to street dogs. They also spent time with them.
  Personality development session Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL conducted an awareness session at Government Girls senior secondary school, Model Town, Delhi. They raised awareness among the young students on the importance of behaviour, soft skills, attitude and communication skills in professional workplace.
  Energy conservation session Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL conducted a session to raise awareness in the young students on Energy conservation, Green Environment and Climate change and safety from electric appliances. Volunteers participated and pledged to conserve energy for a greener planet.
  Hindi divas celebration Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
12 volunteers visited Vocational Training Centres at Netaji Subhash Palace on 'Hindi Divas'. Volunteers interacted with beneficiaries to promote story writing, plays, poems and other literary works in Hindi and spent time with the beneficiaries encouraging them to excel in linguistics along with other spheres of activities.
  Inauguration ceremony Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL visited Bawana classrooms to spread awareness about the importance of safe drinking water and cleanliness. The team interacted with students and the RO Plant coordinator. This drive resulted into around 4000 beneficiaries to draw water from RO plant on regular basis.
  General awareness rally Tata Power Delhi Distribution  |  Delhi
533 Volunteers of Tata power – DDL in association with ABHAs and Women Literacy Centres Instructors and 2405 beneficiaries participated in Awareness Rallies at Various Locations in North and North West Delhi on the Occasion of International Literacy Day. Volunteers went deep into communities spreading awareness of literacy and its positive impact on their quality of life and economy wellbeing.
  Blood donation camp Indian Hotels  |  Kerala
Vivanta Trivandrum, Kerala organized a blood donation camp for associates. This drive was organized in association with Govt Blood bank Trivandrum. The qualified medical staff did the prescreening, before donation.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels  |  Kerala
Vivanta Trivandrum organized a cleaning drive at Public rode in Trivandrum, Kerala. 40 Volunteers have participated for the same.
  Skill development Indian Hotels   |  Bangalore
Volunteers from Indian Hotels visited Reaching Hands who work with vulnerable children, marginalized women & deprived families empowering them to lead a life of hope, self-worth and dignity. They interacted with 20 women out of which 11 have given their names to apply for the program at Tata STRIVE.
  Sales Exhibition Indian Hotels  |  Bangalore
A Sales Exhibition was organized at Taj West End, Bangalore by Urvee Charitable Trust, an organization that encourages and gives a platform to artisans who work with recycled paper. The donations and money collected by them will go to women and young girls who are actually involved in making such products. The exhibition was organized during the Townhall Meeting where everyone wore heart badges and posters were made by the Tata STRIVE children based on the theme of Tata Volunteering Week 10 "Do the Heart thing".
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.