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Tata Volunteering Week 4
Update No. 12
Amalgamated Plantations Pvt Ltd


Plantation and cleanliness programme

The APPITI, Rowta observed the Tata Volunteering Week-4 activity. The volunteers started in the morning at 8am with full participation of Staff and Trainees. The programme was conducted for four hours and concluded with a light refreshment. It was very encouraging and gave them great joy that a few army personnel from Udalguri army camp also joined in the event. Everyone who observed the Plantation and Cleanliness programme appreciated the effort.

Rallis India


Awareness on natural resources

On 22nd September, 2015, Volunteers of Rallis India Lote Unit went to Gavthan Village, Pir Lote. The volunteers organized an awareness session for the villagers on Utilization of Natural Resources, especially water and energy. In this village Rallis India already has started a watershed project and Hydro Power Generation Project. The consultant and volunteers shared on the better utilization of rainwater and its storage in the village through checkdams, loose boulders and watershed. There were 42 villagers present in the session. After the session the volunteers visited the watershed project area and power generation project area. At the end of the visit they also planted coconuts plants in the premises of the temple.

Tata Chemicals


Ganpati making workshop

Under the banner of Tata Volunteering Week-4, the volunteers from Tata Chemicals organised a “Ganapati Making Workshop” for special children under the age group of 5 to 17 years at “Kalyandeep” located at M.P. Shah English Medium School (Ville Parle, Mumbai) on 23rd September.

It was a day full of fun, enjoyment and emotion both for the children and the volunteers who participated in the program. During the festive season of Ganapati puja in Mumbai, the volunteers trained the children in making colourful idols of ganapati from clay and decorative materials. The session was designed with the help of the professional trainers of Kalyandeep so that the workshop could help in development of mind and brain of the children.

The volunteering day also included engagement program with specially challenged people above the age of 18 years through singing session and commending their talents some of which are even above the capacity of a normal person. The students of Kalyandeep also enjoyed the snacks packets provided by Tata Chemicals. SOSVA (NGO) helped Tata Chemicals in organising the program.

Tata Interactive Systems


Blood donation

Tata Interactive Systems (TIS) participated in various activities as part of the Tata Volunteering week. Some employees joined Tata Motors, Mumbai volunteers for a blood donation drive on 22nd Sept 2015, in association with Tata Memorial (Cancer Hospital). This marked the start of the Tata Volunteering Week 4. Four volunteers of TIS donated 3 units of blood. The volunteers are thankful to Tata Motors for allowing them to support in this noble cause.

Tata Metaliks


Career guidance session

The plant of Tata Metaliks is in a very remote location of Kharagpur, wherein there is only one high School in a radius of five kms. The students of 10th standards or 12th Standard are not aware of the career options available for them. They are also not aware about their goal of their study.

In view of the above, the volunteers felt that there is a need for career counseling in the school. The Employees of Tata Metaliks came forward and started career counseling in Gokulpur Vidhan Chandra Vidhya Bhawan in order to shape the career of children of the community. This initiative has been very well appreciated by the students, parents as well as the teachers of the School. Other School of this area are also approaching the company for starting same initiative in their School. This small help has now started shaping the life of many students.

Tata Power


Plastic Free Campaign

On 12th, September, 2015 as part of the Tata Volunteering Week 4, a team of volunteers from The TATA Power Company Limited, an initiative address ” Plastic Free Campaign”, in different water fall side of Mulshi lake areas of Pune district carried out by Employee Volunteer and Family members of Bhira Division on a marathon scale. This is one month Environmental Awareness Campaign. It is an initiative the Head of Bhira Division, with the leadership and guidance of the Chief Hydro and Renewable Energy, coming days 70 CSR Volunteers from Bhira, students from ITI–Male, TATA Vidyalaya Bhira, Social Work College, VIIT Engineering College, Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune. This is rigorous engagement with the Community and Environment on every Saturday and Sunday for next one month i.e. five weeks.

Palse village near to Pune lies in the Western Ghats in the catchment of the TATA Power Mulshi Dam and receives tremendous rainfall during the monsoons every year. The waterfalls and streams attract huge number of tourists who dispose plastic waste in the streams and waterfalls. The TATA Power Company started this initiative not only clean such sites but also create awareness among the tourists and villagers to encourage more responsible behaviour. 40 Tata Power CSR Volunteers from different departments including Executive, Engineers, Manager and AGM from Bhira Division along with 20 students from Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited


Drug De-Addiction

TPDDL, in association with Prajapita Brahm Kumari’s organized drug de-addiction camp for the needy ones at DDA Lal Quarters, Rohini (sector-4) in North Delhi. Organising team with the help of the employee volunteers made home visits to the residents of the clusters motivating them to attend the camp and avail benefits from it. The team of 06 volunteers counselled nearly 152 beneficiaries at the camp and distributed free homeopathic medicines.

Awareness Rally

‘Udaan’ Cultural Club of Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited organised a Walkathon in order to generate awareness among the common mass on the issues of Energy Conservation and Climate change. A group of 170 volunteers matched their steps together to walk 1.5 kilometres. Volunteers put their efforts to make their voice heard and pursue people to take a step forward to trigger a change reaction.

Mass awareness campaign on Safety and Energy Conservation

Volunteers under TATA Volunteering Week-4 took a step forward to disseminate mass awareness on the grave issues of Climate Change and Safety. 06 volunteers conducted an Energy Conservation sensitization session for more than 500 students of Govt. Boys sr. Sec School, Jahangirpuri.

All the students along with the teachers were sensitized on issues relating to Climate Change, Energy Conservation etc. A quiz was organized for the students & for every right answer they were given a token of appreciation. An over enthusiastic gathering of students in turn kept forward their queries which were addressed by the volunteers.

Visit to Vocational Training Centre

As part of the Tata Volunteering Week-4, a team of 8 volunteers made a visit to the Vocational Training Centre in Sultanpuri (P-4 Block). They shared their life’s experiences with the students of standard VII-IX. Few quizzes were organized, on topics like- energy conservation, general awareness etc. Students participated in the same with full enthusiasm. It was a memorable experience for all the volunteers.

Tata Steel


Awareness program

Employees of Sports Department visited KSMS School and interacted with the 250 students. Talks on various subjects were given by the employees covering Importance of Education and Sports in building career. They were motivated & shown ways to maintain good health.

Special coaching camp

With the matric exams getting nearer, students appearing for the same need extra guidance and support. As an initiative towards this, a special coaching camp for weak students was organised at Kasidih Community Centre. An employee volunteered and gave her time and skill to teach the aspirants.

Literacy program

To read and write is a fundamental right of every human being. The community at Adityapur is backward in terms of literacy especially the housewives and the elderly. Family members volunteered to make the housewives of the area functional literate.

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