Tata Volunteering Week 12 Volume No. 17   
  Visit to old-age home Rallis India   |   Navi Mumbai
Rallis volunteers visited Vatsalya Trust home for Sr. citizens and orphanage. Volunteers met the residents and discussed various topics like new movies, their hobbies, book reading etc. They had a great time interacting with the volunteers.
  Awareness rally on cleanliness Tata Global Beverages   |   Dhaulakuan
On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi ji and Tata Volunteering Week12, 13 members of Tata Global Beverages, Dhaulakuan, Himachal Pradesh organised an awarenessrally. 109 children and 10 teachers of government primary & high school, Tokion participated to create an awareness in the locality on cleanliness and single use plastic. Slogans were raised by the children and volunteers to avoid single use plastic and make India clean and green.
  Trip to science park Tata Technologies   |   Pune
Tata Technologies organized a visit for 130 students to the City Science park at Pune. This initiative was organized to make students understand the fundamentals of the Science, Maths through STEM education. Various shows like 3D/4D/7D technology, basics of the science, innovations, energy sources, Taramadal (Astronomical information) show, was shown in the visit. Children were taken to the Science with Fun department where they enjoyed scientific practicals through machines. Volunteers helped students by explaining the basics of each practical during the visit.
  Blood donation drive Tata Technologies   |   Pune
Tata Technologies i- Source upper body team organized a blood donation drive with their project team members. Blood units collected were sent to local private hospital.
  Food distribution drive Tata Technologies   |   Pune
Volunteers joined came together and prepared 300 plus sandwiches for disadvantaged community children. This initiative was organized by Tata Technologies CSR Team for ER&D project team.
  Cleaning and wall painting activity Tata Technologies   |   Pune
To pay tribute to the father of the nation, Tata Technologies CSR team organized Khadki railway station cleaning and wall painting activity. More than 100 volunteers participated along with their friends and family members.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Global Beverages   |   Himalayan plant
The volunteers targeted the area of main chowk- Dhaula Kuan & market for this cleanliness drive. The volunteers picked up plastic bottles, bags, polythene, containers & wrappers etc. from the road side and main market. During this activity volunteers collected 80 kgs. of plastic waste.
  Cleanliness drive Tata Global Beverages   |   Bangalore
Tata Global Beverages, Bangalore office volunteered at Jakkur Lake, Bangalore with Jala Poshan, a registered trust which works to conserve the lake and its biodiversity. Jakkur lake is located about 8 kms from our office. There was plastic collection done by 23 volunteers around the lake area followed by planting medicinal plants and herbs near the lake.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels   |   Kerala
As part of Tata Volunteering Week 12, the associates at Taj Bekal Resort & Spa, Kerala gathered to organize a cleanliness drive across the hotel neighbourhood and the nearby beach area. The team consisted of close to 50 volunteers from across departments, who actively took part in this activity.
  Visit to old age home Indian Hotels   |   Goa
The associates of Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa Goa and Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa Goa, visited an old age home, named 'Arc of Hope'. On the occasion of International Day for the Elderly, to commemorate it, they spent some quality time with the 40 elderly ladies of the home. They played games, sang songs and also cut a Birthday cake for a resident who was celebrating her 95th birthday on that day.
  Donation drive Tata Steel   |   Kharagpur
Volunteers from Bearings division visited a village called ‘Burisole’ about 5 Kms where there are about 37 widows. As it's the festival of Durga Puja in West Bengal, they contributed to purchases of 37 sarees and distributed the same to all the widows. Some of the widows are 80-85 years of age and they were very happy to receive the same.
  Cleaning and wall painting activity Indian Hotels   |   Udaipur
As part of the Swacchta Hi Sewa, a team of 50 associates of Taj Lake Palace proceeded to the Majisa ka Mandir, a heritage site on the banks of Lake Pichola to spruce up the place and launched a plastic waste segregation, cleaning and wall painting campaign.
  Drawing competition Tata Motors   |   Gurgaon
Tata Motors volunteers conducted a drawing activity with the children at the Gurgaon- office. This was organized with the help of Youth for Sewa NGO. The Children enjoyed this activity and interacted well with the employees.
  Drawing competition Tata Motors   |   Sanand
30 Volunteers from TS department have participated in the cleanliness drive and drawing program with the children of Bhavaninagar Primary School, Sanand which was followed by a rally where the community people, school children and teachers actively participated.
  Environment education program Tata Motors   |   Sanand
28 Volunteers of Tata Motors Sanand Plant conducted an awareness session on the importance of environment, pollution and its causes with the children at Dadagram Ashramshala. This has been followed by 5S and cleaning of their surroundings.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels   |   Goa
The associates of Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa Goa and Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa Goa, collectively known as Taj North Goa, organized a cleanliness drive as part of the Swachhata Hi Seva Campaign at the Sinquerim Beach. Around 35 associates from both the resorts participated in the cleanliness drive and around 25 bags of waste were collected during the cleanliness drive.
  Cyber security awareness session Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of IT Department of Tata Power-DDL organised an activity on IT and cyber security at the vocational training centres of Timarpur and Rohini, Delhi. The session was conducted through presentations, fun games and quiz competition on IT application and Cyber securities. Volunteers and beneficiaries whole-heartedly and enthusiastically participated in the activity and pledged not to do any cybercrime.
  Energy conservation session Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL organised a Club Enerji activity at SKR Public school, Borianwala thala, Inderpuri, Delhi. Awareness session and quiz competition on energy, water and climate conservation was organised among the students of schools. Volunteers and beneficiaries whole-heartedly and enthusiastically participated in the activity and pledged to conserve energy for a greener planet.
  Awareness session on 6S Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of Connection and Meter Management Group of Tata Power-DDL organised an activity on 6S techniques at Vocational Training centre, Wazirpur, Delhi. Awareness session was conducted through presentations, fun games and quiz competition on techniques of 6S. Volunteers generated awareness on how the techniques of 6S are related to our daily lives and can be implemented in daily life of an individual.
  Plantation drive Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of District Pitampura and Social Innovation Group organised an plantation drive at Pitampura, Delhi. Volunteers planted saplings at parks at nearby locations along with the local residents. Volunteers generated awareness about Tata Power-DDL's initiative on Say no to Plastic.
  Cleanliness and plantation drive Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
To mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Volunteers of Social Innovation Group organised a cleanliness drive and plantation activity at the district park, Inderlok, Delhi. Volunteers have cleaned the park and collected the waste. The waste was disposed properly. They also conducted a plantation drive in the park and generated awareness about Tata Power-DDL's initiative on Say no to Plastic.
  Career counselling session Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers of Tata Power-DDL organized an career counselling vocational training centres, Shakurpur and Timarpur, Delhi for beneficiaries of the VT Centre. The sessions were very interactive, wherein students shared their queries regarding higher studies and better professional career. Volunteers also guided them to choose a better career option. Apart from this counselling sessions were also organised for parents of students to support the them.
  Awareness session on Say No to Plastic Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
Volunteers from Customer hearing cell and Social Innovation Group of Tata Power-DDL organized an activity at Hearing Cell, Keshavpuram, Delhi. Volunteers conducted the session through presentations and videos to say no to plastic and promote green and clean plant. Beneficiaries were informed to avoid the usage of plastic items and to use recyclable and compostable items and bags.
  Blood donation camp Indian Hotels   |   Chennai
Blood donation camp was organized by Ginger Chennai Vadapalani along with Lions blood bank foundation. Around 21 Team members of Ginger Hotel Chennai Vadapalani & Family members voluntarily donated blood for the needy.
  Cleanliness drive Indian Hotels   |   Mysore
On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhiji, volunteers from Team Ginger Mysore in association with Mysore City Corporation conducted the cleanliness activity at Devaraj Urs Road and Santhepete, Mysore. Family members who are working at Mysore City Corporation also joined us for this cleaning activity.
  Cleanliness drive Ginger Hotels   |   Pantnagar
A cleaning activity was undertaken at Ginger Hotel. They cleaned the road going to city-centre along with the NMC.
  Health and hygiene session Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Bangalore
Employees at TCE Bangalore, arranged a knowledge sharing session on health and hygiene for their housekeeping employees. They were given knowledge about the right intake of food and cleanliness. Also shared some basic health checks and advised them to go for routine health check-ups.
  Convocation for students 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 2 Nos. Community Development centre. These students basically comprises of community girls from weaker section of the society who wish to learn computers for their better future.
  Road safety awareness Ginger Hotels   |   Nashik
Ginger Nashik conducted an awareness of road safety at the ABB circle where every day huge traffic is observed.
  Self-help group Indian Hotels   |   Goa
As a part of Tata Volunteering Month, a woman's self-help group from the village of Candolim, North Goa was invited to set their kiosk at our hotel. This was an opportunity for our associates to assist this hardworking group of ladies wholeheartedly, by purchasing their delectable snacks and homemade products at affordable prices.
  Cleanliness and plastic collection drive Ginger Hotels   |   Pantnagar
Volunteers conducted a cleanliness drive on the banks of the river Mandovi, Goa.
  Cleanliness Drive Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Assam
On the occasion of 150th birthday Mahatma Gandhi, site staff of TCE (STF Duliajan site, Assam) conducted a cleanliness drive in Budhi Dihing river banks near Naharkatia focusing on removal of single usage plastic along with staff members of EPC contractor M/s FPEL. They collected plastic waste of approximately 12kg and deposited the same to Oil India plastic waste collection bin for proper disposal. They also gave an awareness speech to the locals regarding the bad effects of plastic towards nature so that they should avoid the use of plastic in future.
  Awareness walkathon on cleanliness Tata Power Delhi Distribution   |   Delhi
On occasion of World Heart Day, Health department and CSR department organized walkathon at Training division hostel, Pimpri. Total 769 peoples registered for the Walkathon and covered a 5Km route.The flag off done by PVBU plant head Mr. Jaydeep Desai, HR Head CVBU Mr Sarfaraj Maner and SHE Head Mr Arun Kale. People spread awareness about benefits of walking through banners, pamphlet and through sound system.
  Cleanliness drive Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
Volunteers from Rallis India Ltd. Ankleshwar organized a cleanliness drive at GIDC Ankleshwar. Volunteers conducted cleaning at the area of public place, pan shop, bus stop and auto stop. Also, spread awareness to all people about importance of cleaning.
  Speech competition Rallis India   |   Dahej
Volunteers from Rallis India Limited Dahej unit arranged a speech competition for 6th to 8th std students from Luwara primary school on the theme of Save the tress. 28 students participated in the activity and the best speeches were awarded.
  Visit to a school Amalgamated Plantation   |   Powai TE
Awareness drive was conducted among the school attending children of L.P. School where all were urgedd to avoid use of single use plastic and maintain our surrounding atmosphere clean and tidy.
  Plogging Run Tata Steel   |   Jamshedpur
Tata Steel, JUSCO and local NGOs came together to organise Jamshedpur's first Plogging Run to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. More than 300 volunteers, community representatives and citizens cleaned the Sakchi market area and picked up the trash. It was part of the Fit India Movement and No Plastic Campaign.
  Beach Cleaning Tata Steel   |   Mumbai
Employees and family members took the pledge to clean the Chinchani beach. Approx. 50 volunteers contributed their time to make the beach devoid of plastic waste.
  Awareness drive on Say No to Plastic Tata Steel   |   Sukinda
Run for a greener tomorrow was organised at Sukinda Chromite Mines for employees and employee ward. This was part of the Fit India Movement and No Plastic Campaign. Employees children and family members participated in this run.
  Awareness drive on Say No to Plastic Tata Steel   |   Joda
A door to door No Plastic campaign was organised at Joda township to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Employees volunteered their time to pass on the message of harmful effects of plastic and how we are destroying the future of coming generations. Nukkad nataks were also held on the subject.
  Cycle rally Tata Steel   |   Jamshedpur
Employees of Tata Steel participated in a cycle rally inside the Zoo on the theme of saving environment. During the rally, participants picked up plastic trash.
  Cleaning the Elliot Park Tata Steel   |   Kolkata
Spreading the message of Swachhata Hi Sewa, employees and Sr. leaders of Tata Centre, Kolkata joined hands to clean the Elliot Park. The entire park was cleaned and posters of No Plastic were pasted.
  Interaction with Children Tata Steel   |   Jamshedpur
Members of New Bar Mill JDC visited their adopted school in Rugdi village and interacted with the children. The team engaged with the children in pre-puja celebrations and gifted them crayons, cookies and school bags.
  Visit to a school Amalgamated Plantation   |   Lamabari TE
TVW12 was observed at Romanus English School near Lamabari T.E. The school has a strength of 504 students and the student population comprise of a mix of children from the neighbouring villages and some from our garden as well. The management along with Staff members and some locals were present during the event. A ceiling fan and a water filter were gifted to the school and sweets were distributed among the students as part of the program.
  Plantation drive Tata Consulting Engineers   |   Jamshedpur
A Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on his 150th birthday, a tree plantation drive was conducted at Domuhani, Sonari at Jamshedpur. Volunteers from PMC BU conducted a plantation drive to show their support towards a greener environment. Space was selected because it was nearer to the meeting point of two rivers. As it is river bank, moisture is always available in the soil, which helps trees to grow.
  Self-defense training program Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
Volunteers from Rallis India Ltd. Ankleshwar Unit arranged self-defense training program for 6th to 7th standard girls at girls primary school, Andada. 200 girls participated in this activity. Gujrat Karate association instructors gave training to girls.
  Visit to a Children`s Home Rallis India   |   Dahej
Volunteers from Rallis India Ltd. Dahej unit organized a visit to a children`s home. They spent some time with all children and provided them with first aid box and regular sanitation kit material like oil, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, powder etc.
  Road safety awareness session Rallis India   |   Ankleshwar
Volunteers from Rallis India Ltd. Ankleshwar unit organised a road safety awareness session at Lions Gujrati medium school. 100+ students participated in this session.
  Session on communication technique Voltas   |   Thane
An informative session on ‘Communication Techniques’ was conducted by a Voltas volunteer at Voltas Centre of Excellence, Thane.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.