Tata Volunteering Week 16 Volume No. 08   
  Building Homes for Birds Trent Hypermarket Private Ltd   
Employees from Star Bazaar, Koramangala, Bangalore volunteered to create bird shelters by setting up millet grain pots in the common areas around the store locality.
  Mask Distribution Program Rallis India Ltd   
As Governments schools is Gujarat re-opened for classes 9 to 12 this month, volunteers from Rallis India Ltd, Sez II, Dahej team organized a mask distribution drive for the students of P J Cheda Secondary and Higher Secondary School, Dahej. The team donated over 600 masks to students.
  First Aid Awareness Rallis India Ltd   
To mark the World First Aid Day, volunteers from Rallis India Ltd organized a First Aid Awareness session for ITI Vagra trainees. The factory medical officer conducted the session and volunteers shared their experiences and importance of first aid. The team also provided first aid boxes with medicines. Over 70 trainees participate in the session.
  Online Drawing Competition Rallis India Ltd  
Rallis India Ltd volunteers organized an online drawing competition for students from class 3 - 8 on the theme Swachh Bharat. 130 students from 8 government schools participate in the competition. The volunteers collected the drawings on Whatsapp, email and other social media platforms post which they evaluated the entries and choose 6 winners.
  Fire Safety Awareness Rallis India Ltd   
Volunteers from Rallis India organized a fire safety awareness program for ITI trainees. The factory safety head conducted the one-hour session. Over 50+ trainees actively participated in the program.
  Yoga Session for Children with Disabilities Rallis India Ltd   
The Rallis India Ltd volunteers organized a yoga session for special children of Shaishav Divyang Children's School, Ankleshwar. A certified yoga trainer conducted this session with 20 children and their parents. Post the session, the volunteers also distributed snacks to everyone.
  Colouring Session of Children Rallis India Ltd   
A team from Rallis India Ltd organized a colouring session for special children from Osmosis Play Center, Bharuch. 15 children along with their parents participated in the program. Volunteers prepared the colouring sheets suitable their abilities. This helped the children identify colours and paint developing their concentration and cognitive abilities.
  Developing Digital Interview Skills Tata AIG   
Employees organized a session on building online interview skills for the youths of ‘Connect with Work’, Hyderabad. Realizing that this is need of the hour for the youths who are first generation learners and are actively seeking opportunities in various sectors to attain a better living for themselves. Over 50 youth joined the session who are from underserved communities and have completed their 12th or are drop-outs of graduation due to financial constraints. The volunteers focused on various online interviews processes, the pre-requisites for such interviews with real life examples.
    Awareness on Health and Hygiene Tata AIG   
Volunteers organized a session with survivors from human trafficking together with an NGO, Birangana. During the interactive session, the volunteers explained various aspects of health and hygiene to the girls and answered to all their queries.
    Wildlife Conservation on World Rhino Day Tata Consumer Products Ltd   
Volunteers from Tata Consumer Products Ltd, Kellyden and Nonoi Tea PC along with APPL and WWF organized a mass awareness campaign on World Rhino Day. The team visited the Dolomara Forest Range Office to felicitate the Forest Officers who are the main ground level worker for conservation of Rhino. Employees shared their experiences with respect to Rhino and environment conservation and spent the day on creating awareness on protecting Rhino. Pamphlets were also given to each employee, providing information on the importance of Rhino Day celebration. Over 570 volunteers took the oath to protect Rhino and make people within their immediate groups aware of same.
  Visit to a Centre for Widows Tata Investment Corporation Ltd   
TICL volunteers visited a centre for widows from Parsi Community who are financially weak and are abandoned by their family and relatives. The charity gets funds from various trusts and the residents receive a monthly amount and medical supervision by a visiting doctor. The volunteers visited the centre and donated a bag to every woman containing food provisions and daily essentials such as tea, sugar, oil, rice, pulses, butter, jam, biscuits, toothpaste, clothing detergent, hair oil, bathing soap and more.
  Kitchen Garden Assessment Tata Metaliks Ltd   
Volunteers from Tata Metaliks assessed the kitchen gardens developed by rural women in their backyards. The seeds were provided to them by TML, and the senior leadership team met women and had a one-to-one interaction.
     Awareness on Health, Safety and Environment Tata Metaliks Ltd   
An interactive session was organized for the truck drivers on basics of health, safety and environment. The medical team, officers from Safety and Environment department interacted with the drivers and took time to understand their challenges. They were given tips and advices on maintaining good health, especially to give attention their eye health and skin due to the continuous driving limiting the scope to maintain cleanliness. They were given suggestions to keep their vehicles in good condition and rules of lane driving etc.
  Tree Plantation Drive Tata Metaliks Ltd   
Employees participated in a tree plantation drive at Ajabgarh village distributing and planting over 700 saplings of amla, guava, mango and jackfruit. They also interacted with the villagers regarding the placement of sapling and maintenance of the plant to promote a clean and green environment.
   Digital Inclusion Run Tata Realty and Infrastructure Ltd   
To enable students from communities, continue their online studies, volunteers from TRIL organized a run to donated minimum Rs 100 to each student to recharge their data packs for a month. Tata Realty and Infrastructure Ltd agreed to match the volunteers’ contribution five times for every five kms completed over next 7 days.
  Mentor the Youth Tata Realty and Infrastructure Ltd   
Volunteers from TRIL came together to assist the youth in building necessary skills maintain a proper work and personal life. They shared their experiences with the beneficiaries, contributing and enriching their professional careers.
  Awareness on Usage of Sanitation Blocks Tata Steel Long Products   
Volunteers organised an awareness campaign on usage of the sanitation blocks for households of Balita village. They also distributed leaflets explaining its importance and encouraged them to use toilets and bathrooms as an essential to survive and develop.
   Health Awareness Program Tata Steel Long Products   
To promote prevention of mental health, TSLP volunteers took an initiative to conduct awareness program for women to sensitize them about mental illnesses, challenges faced by the patient and their families and the kind of care they require.
  Campaign on ‘Beti Padhao, Desh Bachao’ Tata Steel Long Products  
The team of volunteers organised a campaign to generate awareness on educating the girl child. The aim was to improve the efficiency of welfare services intended for girls in India and to create equal value for girl child and promote their education.
  Campaign on Health and Hygiene Tata Steel Long Products   
To create awareness on health and hygiene, volunteers from TSLP conducted an online session with PLC Students of Kandara on the importance of good personal hygiene. The topics included the impact of good hygiene in personal and social levels along with how to stop spreading of germs and illness.
    Road Safety Awareness Tata Steel Long Products   
The volunteers conducted a Road Safety Awareness campaign for students of Lahanda Road, Sahi PLC to create awareness among them and explained different road safety measures and rules to follow.
   Behaviour Management Campaign Tata Steel Long Products   
A team of volunteers engaged with Lunguthani PLC class on socio-emotional behaviour and discussed various aspects of learning that are crucial for co-operative living and learning.
  Educative Game Hour for Students Tata Steel Long Products   
Interactive and informative game sessions was organised for students from RBC Joda by volunteers. This helped the students to learn about new concepts in a fun and entertaining way.
  Health Awareness Program Tata Steel Long Products   
The volunteers organised a one- hour session with contract labours on personal hygiene habits such as washing hands, brushing and flossing teeth and how it will help keep bacteria, viruses and illnesses away.
  Teachers Training Program Tata Steel Long Products   
The volunteers conducted sessions on effective class management for Teachers of PLC/PMC at L&D Center. The 6-hour training included how it is important to focus on teachers as students learn effectively from a resourceful teacher with necessary skills.
    Kitchen Safety and Cooking Tips Tata Steel Long Products   
A team connected virtually to women of community homes in the surrounding villages to explain safety measures to be taken while in the kitchen and shared some cooking tips with the women.
  Campaign on Health and Sanitation Tata Steel Long Products   
Volunteers conducted a campaign on health awareness and sanitation with people in Beliapada market. Topics such as importance of sanitation, adequate treatment and disposal of sewage, clean environment that will stop illnesses were discussed.
  Quiz Competition Tata Steel UISL   
Volunteers from Tata Steel UISL organised quiz completions at UHS Laxmi Nagar Baridih and Oriya Middle School for junior and senior students. All types of questions on general knowledge and current affair were asked by volunteers.
    Induction Session at Tata Steel Tata Steel UISL   
The volunteers organised induction session of selected students of JUSCO Super 20 – III at TSUISL Conference Hall. The students were motivated to stay focused on their studies and suggestions were given on how to achieve success.
  Cleanliness Drive in Hospital Areas Tata Steel UISL   
The volunteers participated in a cleaning drive in front of MGM Hospital, Subarnarekha River Gandhi Ghat and Parbatipur Village. Volunteers also spread awareness about cleanliness among the local people.
  Covid-19 Awareness Session Tata Steel UISL   
Volunteers organized a Covid -19 health and hygiene awareness program at Gate No 1 and Bamnipal Village. Precautionary tips were shared with people on how to stay protected from Covid- 19 including proper ways to wear mask, wash hands repeatedly with hand-soap and follow social distancing.
  Drawing Competition for Children Tata Steel UISL   
The volunteers organized a drawing competition for class I to V students at Rapcha Open Area Teaching. All children participated enthusiastically involved in the activities. Volunteers distributed prizes for winners and sweets each of them.
    Dengue Awareness Session Tata Steel UISL   
Volunteers organised an awareness session on Dengue at Jamshedpur High School for class 9 and 10 students. Discussions on how to stop the spread of Dengue during rainy seasons and avoid the infestation of Dengue Larva in the house.
  ‘Pratibha Samman Samaroh’ for the Students Tinplate Company of India Ltd.   
Volunteers organized a recognition program for the achievers in academics as well as co-curricular activities of the Tinplate Union College. Volunteers distributed prizes for students who were recognized for their achievements in studies as well as various activities conducted in the college throughout the year
    Visit to Old Age Home Tinplate Company of India Ltd.   
A team of volunteers from various departments of TCIL visited Ashirwad Bhawan - an old age home to spend quality time with the elderly. Volunteers distributed bed sheets and snacks packet to them.
  Football Tournament for Children Tinplate Company of India Ltd.   
Volunteers from TCIL conducted a one-day football tournament for the children of vulnerable communities. Volunteers organized the entire match as well as provided the sports equipment required for the match.
    Tree Plantation Drive Tata Power   
Volunteers undertook Tree Mitra - tree plantation drive at Dalot and Lahori Wind Farm Site, Shahajapur and planted more than 120 native trees which suits the local ecosystem.
  Visit to ‘Children’s Parliament’ in Osmania University Tata Projects   
The volunteers visited ‘Children’s Parliament’ in one of the slums near Osmania University, Hyderabad. The volunteers motivated the children to continue education, provided career guidance and had counselling sessions with parents who do not send their children to study centres. They also cleaned premises and distributed stationery items to children.
  Visit to Old Age Home Tata Projects   
Volunteers visited Gurukul Old Age Home and Meghji Sojpal Ashram and spent quality time with the elderly and donated old clothes, grocery and cleaning items.
  Blood Donation Camp Tata Power   
Volunteers organized a blood donation camp at Tata Power SRA - Chembur, Mumbai with the support of Masina Hospital Blood Centre. Over 70 units of blood was donated by the volunteers.
  Tree Plantation Drive Tata Power   
The volunteers conducted a tree plantation drive at the Chennai Tata Power Office. Over 25 saplings were planted near areas of the site office area by the volunteers.
  *This update covers only some of the activities undertaken by companies.