Tata Volunteering Week 11 Volume No. 23  
  Visit to NGO Tata Motors  |  Pune
A ERC CV (EV&DV) team from Tata Motors Pune under the guidance of Dr. A K Jindal(Vice president BU Engineering) served lunch to around 950 students of primary PCMC School at K Gangaram Bahirwade Prathmik Vidhyalaya, Chinchwad Station. Volunteers served lunch to the children in the school premises in association with Annamitra Foundation.
  Visit to a non-profit Trent Hypermarket  |  Mumbai
The staff of Fiora Hyper Market Limited- Star Bazaar played cricket with and distributed gifts to the children Balashram NGO.
  Night out for a good social cause Ginger Hotels   |  Chennai
17 team members and family of Ginger Hotel Chennai Vadapalani went out at night to find homeless people sleeping on the streets and gave them linens and cleaned the area they were sleeping in.
  Plantation drive Tata Coffee  |  Bangalore
Volunteers of Tata Coffee organized a plantation drive wherein they focuesd on planting and sowing primarily native, perennial vegetables and greens as these require the least maintenance and are more resistant to climatic stresses and pests and disease than the annuals we usually eat.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Motors  |  Pune
A CSCV team from Tata Motors, Pune spend some quality time with the children of Jivhala Balsangopan Gruh, Kalewadi. The team also pooled in some money to donate to the orphanage.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Motors  |  Pune
62 volunteers from FMQ & Central Quality led by Mr. Anil Sinha Vice President, CVBU Quality & Mr. Ravindra Gharat Head FMQ visited Nachiket Balagram, Akurdi. The team donated uniform and geometry box to children.
  Awareness session Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
Volunteers from PMC BU conducted a climate change and heat stroke awareness session for workers and supervisors of STP-3 site followed by tree plantation to encourage workers to show their support towards a greener environment.
  Visit to a blind school Tata Motors  |  Pune
Volunteers from E Block (Press & Frame) Factory from Tata Motors Pune under the leadership of Mr. B V Tapkir, visited Jagriti School for the Blind Girls, Charholi, Alandi. The team spent quality time with the children understanding their methodology of education and some basics about the Braille Script. The team also sang patriotic songs along with the children and distributed snacks.
  Harvesting program Tata Steel  |  Gopalpur
Tata Steel team worked with the vegetable growing farmers of Karapali village with the objective to help the farmers in harvesting their produce of green chilli, knol khol, ladies finger,cowpea leafy vegetables and filling up the soil with solarized irrigation pipe line distribution system.
  Donation drive Tata Motors  |  Pune
A Powertrain Shop team from Tata Motors Pune visited Ekatmik Balvikas Seva Yojana School to spend some time with the children, they also donated a pure water system.
  Sunstroke awareness Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Guntur
Tata Consulting Engineers volunteers conducted a session on Sun Stroke awareness at Mandal Parishad Prathamika Patashala, Pedakakkani. A brief introduction on effects of summer on the human body and ways to be safe and hydrated was given to the students followed by a video on the same. The students were encouraged to interact and convey the message at their homes. Juice and biscuits and caps were distributed to the students.
  Educational kit distribution Voltas  |  Pantnagar
Volunteers from Voltas Limited - UPBG Pantnagar visited Vanwasi Kanya Chhatravas, Rudrapur. The volunteers interacted with the kids and donated stationery items such as notebooks, pens, watercolors, refills and writing books.
  Visit to a school Amalgamated Plantations   |  Assam
Amalgamated Plantations Pvt Ltd visited the school for Hearing Impaired Children at Jorhat, Assam. They interacted with the children through their teachers and donated two ceiling fans and a water filter for the students residing in the hostel within the same campus. They also arranged for a general health check-up of all the students, faculties and staffs of the school by two estates doctors of Teok TE.
  Visit to an orphanage Indian Hotels   |  Assam
Indian hotels team went to Vishodhani - An orphanage in Beltola, Guwahati. They interacted with the kids and distributed snacks and stationeries.
  Blood donation camp Ginger Hotels   |  Mysore
Volunteers from Team Ginger Mysore donated the blood at the K R Hospital, Mysore.
  Blood donation drive Indian Hotels  |  Hyderabad
The Volunteers at Taj Krishna Hyderabad participated in the blood donation drive organized in association with M.N.J Cancer Hospital.
  Visit to a non-profit Tata Advanced Systems   |  Hyderabad
Tata Advanced Systems distributed Hearing Aids to children with hearing disability at Ashraya Akruti, a voluntary organization working for Ear, Hearing Care and Persons with Disabilities.
  Visit to a school Tata Motors   |  Pune
39 volunteers from Tata Motors Pune visited a school for physically challenged kids at Naigoan. The team engaged the kids with singing and other activities. The team distributed sweets, fruits among the children along with daily use things like toothbrushes, toothpaste, soaps, bed sheets, notebooks, etc.
  Save the environment Ginger Hotels   |  Mysore
Volunteers from Team Ginger Mysore planted saplings in a Children's Traffic Park. They also cleaned the park area.
  Visit to a school Tata Motors  |  Pune
Team ERC - Electronics from Tata Motors Pune visited a residential school for deaf & dumb located at Karhavagaj near Baramati. They taught the students to make paper bags, seasonal greetings, diyas and flowerpots. They also gave them new uniforms and snacks.
  Lime washing program Amalgamated Plantations  |  Assam
A lime washing programme was carried out by Amalgamated Plantations at Chabua Sramik M.E.& High school. 36 volunteers participated in the program and completed lime washing the school building.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Global Beverages  |  Hyderabad
Tata Global Beverages visited a local orphanage named Amma Naana Anaath Ashram situated in a local village, Maheshwaram. They changed all the lights in their rooms with LED Lights and provided notebooks to all the children.
  Plantation drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
Tata Consulting Engineers volunteers conducted a plantation drive to show their support towards a greener environment. 18 saplings were planted in STP-3 site in Adityapur.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Consulting Engineers  |  Jamshedpur
Tata Consulting Engineers volunteers conducted a cleanliness drive at the confluence of the rivers Subarnekha and Domohani river bed located in the city of Jamshedpur in collaboration with Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company Ltd (JUSCO). All the biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes were collected from the river bed which has an adverse impact on the river water and disrupts the natural food chain.
  Health and Hygiene awareness Tata Global Beverages  |  Bangalore
Volunteers from Tata Global Beverages, Bangalore visited rag pickers colony in Begur, Karnataka. The objective of the visit was to rag pickers aware of the importance of good hygiene practices. They distributed an hygiene kit which consisted of toothbrush, toothpaste, nail cutter, hand wash and bath soap.
  Visit to an orphanage Tata Motors  |   Pune
A Forward Model Quality and Corporate Quality team from Tata Motors Pune lead by CV QA Head Mr. Anil Sinha visited Nachiket Balagram where they interacted with the kids and donated school uniforms, compass boxes and a printer/scanner unit to the school.
  Visit to an old age home Tata Global Bevarages  |  Guwahati
Volunteers from Tata Global Bevarages visited Mother Old Age Home, a unit of Monalisha society and donated some food items.
  Hygiene awareness session Tata Global Bevarages  |  Guwahati
Tata Global Bevarages visited Sunrise English School to conducted a hygiene awareness session for the kids.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.