Tata Volunteering Week 12 Volume No. 08   
  Visit to Missionaries of Charity home Rallis India   |   Mumbai
Rallis employees along with their retired employees visited the Missionaries of Charity home for dying destitute to spend quality time with the 71 residents, interacting and uplifting their spirits. They also distributed a hamper to all with day to day use meterials.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels   |   Chennai
31 volunteers from Ginger Chennai Vadapalani conducted a plantation drive to show their support towards a greener environment. Associates from different department of Ginger Hotels joined hands for this initiative.
  Rangoli competition Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
Volunteers from Rallis India Limited, Dahej arranged a rangoli competition for the tribal ashram school students on the occasion of Anant Chaturdashi. The theme of the competition was Swatch Bharat. 17 students participated in this activity.
  Health safety awareness Ginger Hotels   |   Chennai
31 volunteers from Ginger Hotels Chennai - Vadapalani conducted a health safety awareness drive near SIMS hospital, Vadapalani and Thirunagar residential areas.
  Drawing competition Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
Volunteers from Rallis India, Dahej unit arranged a drawing competition for 3rd to 5th std. students from Luwara primary school on the theme of Swachh Bharat. 90 students participated in this activity out of which three best drawings where selected and awarded.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels   |   Kochi
8 volunteers from Ginger Hotels, Kochi participated in a cleanliness drive to clean the walk-way of the Infopark road.
  De-addiction awareness Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
60 volunteers from Rallis India, Ankleshwar unit organized a de-addiction awareness session for industrial contract employees. The session covered topics like addiction free India, stress free life, meditation, etc. for 100+ industrial contract employees who attended this session.
  Road safety awareness drive Ginger Hotels   |   Kochi
8 volunteers from Ginger Hotels, Kochi participated in a road safety awareness drive at Infopark road, Kochi.
  Mehandi competition Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
Volunteers from Rallis India, Ankleshwar unit arranged a mehandi competition for 6th to 8th std girls from Andada girls primary school on the theme of chemicals in mehendi. Reason of this competition was to spread scientific knowledge in student, the best three were chosen and awarded prizes.
  Birthday celebration at an orphanage Tata Motors   |   Pune
A volunteer from Tata Motors Pimpri visited Laxmibai vastigruha an orphanage in Satara where he celebrated his daughter's birthday with 70 girls of Laxmibai vastigruha. They spent some quality with the girls and gifted them school stationary kit, gel pens, hair clips, nail paint & cake.
  Blood donation drive Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Pune
A blood donation camp was organized by TCE employees of Mahindra Tower project site. Total 106 volunteers participated in this event. The camp received huge response from their contractors and other stakeholders.
  Walkathon awareness Tata Motors   |   Pune
5 volunteers from Tata Motors Pimpri participated in the at Pimple Saudagar where they spread awareness about importance of exercise in daily lifestyle.
  Health awareness Tata Steel Long Products   |   Joda
13 volunteers organized a health awareness program focussed on rural ladies and children at the Balita Anganwadi Centre, Balita. Around 25 attendees including young mothers, children & others benefited from the program. The session covered discussion on general health awareness, childcare, cleanliness, personal hygiene, care of the sick, nutrition, usage mosquito nets among others. The program was attended by Asha & health workers, anganwadi workers & company officials.
  Visit to a school Amalgamated Plantations   |   Assam
A free school accessories(copies, pencils, rubber & pen) distribution drive was arranged by the volunteers at Adarsh M.E. School, the volunteers also interacted with the students.
  Awareness of child abuse Tata Steel Long Products   |   Joda
29 volunteers organized an interactive session on 'Child Abuse' at the Vidya Shakti Niyas Training Hall. Around 70 school-girls from the nearby villages attended the program where the issue of child abuse was elaborated with the help of open discussion, images and videos. Children were encouraged to participate in the discussion during the interactive session with small gifts. The program concluded with lunch for all participants.
  Mission against plastic usage Tata Steel Long Products   |   Joda
17 responsible volunteers from Prakriti team, TSLPL township assembled together at Bileipada market area to spread awareness on devastating results of plastic usage in our daily life. Vegetable sellers, street vendors and the public were discouraged to use polythene bags for shopping purposes. Usage of biodegradable bags was encouraged to secure future generations.
  Dental check-up drive The Tinplate Company of India   |   Jamshedpur
A dental check-up was organized by the volunteers of TCIL for the Students of Tinplate Khalsa Middle School. Dental health conditions of 100 students were captured and children having severe dental problem were advised to take the preventive measures and necessary precautions. Volunteers from CSR department participated in the program by providing support service and explaining parents on how to retain good dental health practices and oral hygiene of their children. Volunteers also distributed dental kits to all the students who got examined in the camp.
  Interaction with atheletes Tata Steel   |   Jamshedpur
VP-HRM engaged with the cadets of Naval Tata Hockey academy and motivated them to play for India and bring home the trophy.
  Plantation drive Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Pune
TCE with the support of their client SSNNL and contractor MEIL, participated in the tree plantation drive at the Pumping Station 1, 2 & 3, where 139,90 and 125 trees were planted respectively.
  Health check-up drive Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Pune
TCE with active support from MEIL, facilitated health check-up program for labourers, by organizing a visit of Dhanvantri Arogya Rath provided by Gujarat Building and other Construction Workers Welfare (BOCW) Boards. 60 people availed the medical service and got there check-up done by the medical staff.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels   |   Bhubaneshwar
Ginger Hotels, Bhubaneshwar team conducted a cleanliness drive with 13 volunteers participating in cleaning the Jaydev Vihar Road.
  Visit to a school Tata Steel   |   Jamshedpur
Volunteers visited Masti ki Pathshala, Bagunhatu and read short stories to children and encouraged the girls also to read stories and recite poems. They distributed old clothes, story books, school stationeries and board games to the girls.
  Gift a meal Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Pune
To bring some smiles on the faces underprivileged children, food distribution was done at TCE project site. More than 30 people were fed on the construction site by the volunteers.
  Session on environmental awareness Tata Steel   |   Jamadoba
HRM volunteers of Jharia Division visited B.B.M. Memorial School, Jamadoba where the volunteers explained about environmental benefits of not using plastic and distributed jute bags among the students.
  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 pick 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 in the cleaning team took up the nooks and corners of the neighbourhood to make it plastic free.
  Health check-up drive Tata Steel   |   West Bokaro
Ante- natal check-up camp for pregnant mothers was conducted at Bhelgara centre. Till date, 400 pregnant mothers have been registered in ANC camps. During this camp, apart from the consultation and on the spot pathological investigations for proper diagnosis, the pregnant women are also provided with free iron, calcium, vitamin, protein supplements and immunization against tetanus along with other medicines.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.