Tata Volunteering Week 12 Volume No. 16   
  Health awareness Rallis India   |   Mumbai
A team of Rallis volunteers along with NGO partner PEHL conducted two health awareness session for Kalampada villagers at Vikramgarh. Volunteers covered various types of diseases and how to take preventive measures to avoid them. They also focused on de-addiction issues with the villagers.
  Plantation drive Ginger Hotels   |   Chennai
22 hotel staff and family members of Ginger Hotel Chennai Vadapalani went out for a night for good social cause where they have helped few homeless Chennai citizens sleeping on the streets by giving cloths & linens. At the same time they cleaned up the areas where they were sleeping.
  Visit to a school Tata Realty and Housing Infrastructure   |   Mumbai
The team visited Nehru science centre in Worli with the underprivileged kids, the main objective of the visit was to generate interest in scientific applications and studies. The children were awed by the various science models, the volunteers became mentors to the kids for the day and explained the models to them.
  Blood donation drive Tata Realty and Housing Infrastructure   |   Mumbai
Tata Realty Boisar II team organised a blood donation drive in collaboration with Maharashtra Blood bank. 45 volunteers participated in the event, out of which 33 units of blood was collected. The donors were given certificate of donation as a token.
  Visit to an old-age home Tata Realty and Housing Infrastructure   |   Kolkata
Tata Realty 88 East-Alipore project team visited an old age home – Dinante Bhalobhasha at Nandan Kanan, Kolkata. The volunteers spent quality time with the residents and organised small activities like singing. They also distributed bedsheets, mosquito nets, and snacks to them.
  Educational activities with school children Tata Motors   |   Sanand
Volunteers from Power Train shop undertook a two days campaign along with school children and community. A three tier aware sessions had been conducted among the school children, youth and elderly people of 4 villages under Sanand Taluka. 61 employees directly participated in different programs like rally, cleanliness drive , drawing & essay competition with students and community People in Nani Devti, Chharodi, Siola and Dodar villages.
  Visit to a school Tata Motors   |   Sanand
17 Volunteers from CQ department TML Sanand conducted a session on reducing single use plastics, personal health and hygiene and importance of education in today's life. More than 170 students and teachers of primary school participated in the program.
  Plantation drive Tata Metaliks   |   Kharagpur
Tata Metaliks provided 1000 forestry and fruits plants to 450 villagers of 10 villages. Employees of Tata Metaliks conducted a plantation drive and also created awareness about the benefit of trees in our life.
  Visit to a school Rallis India   |   Lote
Rallis Lote Volunteers visited an anganwadi at Ghanekunt, Surveywadi, Lote on 25th September, 2019. There were 17 children in the Anganwadi with two teachers. Our volunteers had a good interaction with the children and told them few interested stories. The children also sang songs and enjoyed the session. English alphabetic booklets were distributed to the children at the end of the session.
  Marathi poem recitation competition Rallis India   |   Lote
Volunteers of Rallis Lote unit visited Z P School, Surveywadi, Ghanekunt a lower primary school with 22 students. They arranged a marathi poem recitation competition for the students. At the end of the competition, geometry instrument boxes were distributed to all the students of the school.
  English development programme Rallis India   |   Lote
Rallis Lote unit volunteers along with the English Literacy Development teachers conducted a student's performance evaluation test on English subject based on their regular classes on English Literacy Development Initiative at Nutan Vidyalaya and ZP School, Lotemal. They received good result from the students and positive feedback from the school management for the development of their students.
  Visit to a school Ginger Hotels   |   Vapi
Volunteers of Ginger Hotels, Vapi visited a school to interact with the school children and shared a meal with them.
  Dental check-up camp The Tinplate Company of India   |   Jamshedpur
A Dental check- up camp was organized by the Volunteers of TCIL for the pre nursery students of No. 10 Basti C.D Centre. Dental health conditions of 50 students were captured and those children having severe dental problem, their parents were advised to take the preventive measures and necessary precautions.
  Fire safety awareness The Tinplate Company of India   |   Jamshedpur
A session on domestic and fire safety was organized by the Security Department of TCIL for the Community girls and ladies. Mr. L.N Pathak & Mr. Jamshed along with the other employees from the security dept. of TCIL conducted the session on how to remain safe and secure, at home and even at workplace. The program was attended by 50 girls and ladies along with the staff of C.D centers.
  Cleanliness Drive Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Ranchi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL from business development location Ranchi, organised an cleanliness drive for plastic waste management at Dhurwa Dam, Ranchi. Volunteers participated from Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Patratu, Ramgarh, Bokaro etc in heavy rain and made this drive successful. Volunteers also promoted the message to ban the single use of plastic.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   West Bengal
Volunteers of business development location, West Bengal of Tata Power-DDL organised an cleanliness drive at Ahiritola Ghat of Ganga river. The activity was conducted to promote the theme of Swachhata Hi Seva and Say no to plastic. Despite of several attempts to immaculate, the river persists to flow polluted. It is high time volunteers perform their bit by joining hands together towards the cause of the Ganges.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, volunteers from contract department of Tata Power-DDL have organised an activity at the Japanese park, Rohini, Delhi. Under the theme of Swachhata Hi Seva, volunteers covered the area around 3.5 sq. km. of park, approx 50 kg waste (plastic bags, bottles and other disposal) have been collected during the drive and handed over to the NGO for proper disposal. Local public was also involved in the activity and appreciated the efforts of the employees.
  Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL have organised an activity to celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi at vocational training centres, Sarar Rohilla. Volunteers showed videos of Mahatma Gandhi at VT Centre and generate awareness on the work done by Mahatma Gandhi for the welfare of the society.
  Plantation drive Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL along with the local public and family members participated in a tree plantation drive.
  Celebration of sports day Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers from senior leadership team and sports department of Tata Power-DDL organised a sports day at the Tata Power-DDL learning Centre. Indoor and outdoor games; carom, chess, ludo, badminton and tug of war were organised. The matches were played between beneficiaries and employees.
  Walkathon for cleanliness Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of SPARSH Cultural Clubs of Tata Power-DDL organised an awareness rally and cleanliness drive at Moti nagar and Inderpuri, Delhi. A march to raise awareness was conducted in the neighborhood to generate awareness on reduction of plastic usage and climate change and motivate beneficiaries and public to seek changes through various initiatives run by Tata Power-DDL in their neighborhood. Volunteers whole-heartedly and enthusiastically participated and pledged to conserve energy for a greener planet.
  Health camp Amalgamated Plantations   |   Nahorani Tea Estate
A team comprising of Management staff, ACMS, ABCMS, Hospital Staff, School Teacher, Development Committee, EEC Members, Mothers club members visited 'Mercy Children Home'(Orphanage), Sotai, Nameri and conducted a health check-up camp.
  Road safety awareness Ginger Hotels   |   Goa
Ginger Goa-Donapaula team conducted a silent march from hotel to Donapaula police station circle with placards on hand spreading awareness about road safety and social awareness messages. Total 18 participants voluntarily participated in this road safety awareness activity.
  Cleanliness Drive The Tinplate Company of India   |   Jamshedpur
A team of Executives of the Tinplate Company participated in Swachhata Abhiyaan - Cleanliness Drive at Tinplate vicinity. The evening club ground along with the road side area of tinplate accumulated by garbage from two ends was cleaned completely. It was heartening to see the enthusiasm amongst participants during the course of cleaning. This volunteering effort succeeded in creating huge public awareness. The local residents appreciated this effort and pledged to keep the surrounding cleaned.
  Awareness on no use of plastic Ginger Hotels   |   Pantnagar
The billions upon billions of items of plastic waste choking our oceans, lakes, and rivers and piling up on land is more than unsightly and harmful to plants and wildlife. Plastic pollution is very real and single-use plastics are small but have a large impact. Team Ginger-Pantnagar had taken a promise to not to use the Single-use Plastic.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels   |   Pantnagar
To encourage general public to do shramdaan by picking up any plastic waste in their surroundings, team Ginger-Pantnagar conducted the walkathon of 6Km in Rudrapur main market and the surrounding areas where they collected 31.6kg of plastic waste.
  Say NO to Plastic Ginger Hotels   |   Bhubaneshwar
20 volunteers of Ginger Bhubaneshwar participated an awareness walk on "Say no to Plastic". The aim was to raise awareness about the negative impacts of plastic bags on the environment and human health. Participants not only received knowledge on the negative impacts of plastic bags, but also enjoyed the event.
  Book Appreciation Program Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Mumbai
7 volunteers participated in the Book Appreciation Program with the underprivileged kids from 1st to 7th Standard in Navjeevan Prathamik School located in Thane. Volunteers explained different stories and moral of the stories to the kids along with the donation of story books to the school. Volunteers played musical chairs to maintain the enthusiasm among the kids. After this activity volunteers took the session on waste segregation and advantages of plastic in human life. At the end of the activity, volunteers distributed sandwich, fruit juice and biscuits to the kids.
  Linen donation Ginger Hotels   |   Chennai
25 Volunteers from Ginger Hotel Chennai Vadapalani donated hotel linen to poor and needy people in the slum areas of Thirunagar.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.