NGO’s also to be impacted by GST

MUMBAI: Come July and goods and services tax (GST) will play party-pooper to many fundraisers or charity events organised by non-government organisations (NGOs) and non-profit clubs. There is likely to be a steep decline in events as the total landed cost of holding them would increase by at least 20%. Many clubs and NGOs thatRead More

Summer Camp for underprivileged ends

The 10 day Free Summer Camp for Underprivileged girls ended today with a cultural performance, exhibition of activities and prize distribution at the hands of Dr. Dharamvir from PGI and Director of National Rehabilitation Institute, as the Chief Guest.   A local NGO, Disha organised the Summer Camp for the personality development of poor children,Read More

90% OF THE CHILDREN IN INDIA ARE DEPRIVED OF ADEQUATE NUTRITION: Report by CRY Ngo

According to the reports of a leading Indian NGO called CRY, most children in India under the age of 2 years do not have access to good quality food and adequate nutrition. The NGO based their report on the figures of the recent data released by the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) (2015-16 which shows thatRead More

Women Burnt With Acid, Kerosene Lack Support To Rebuild Their Lives, Says NGO

Tens of thousands of women are attacked and burned with acid, kerosene, gas or alcohol every year, yet ignorance about the long-term impact of their injuries means few receive support to rebuild their lives, a non-profit said. The Chennai-based International Foundation for Crime Prevention and Victim Care (PCVC), which works with victims of domestic violence,Read More

NGO Deccan Development Society (DDS) – Making waves: First all-women radio station of Telangana

About 110 km from Hyderabad, Pastapur is a small village in Telangana’s Sangareddy district. It is making waves: Running a community radio — run by women, for women and of women belonging to weaker sections. Billed as India’s first such initiative, ‘Sangam Radio’ covers nearly 150 villages in the district with programmes packed with socialRead More

NGO Nature Watch India pushes for campaign to save leopards, writes to PM

Concerned over the declining population of leopards, NGO Nature Watch India (NWI) has made a plea for launching ‘Project Leopard’ on the sidelines of ‘Project Tiger’ to protect leopards and save them from extinction. “The wild life department is capturing and killing leopards without ascertaining whether the leopard is a man-eater or not,” convener ofRead More

Prajwala, an NGO highlights shocking instances of uploading of gang rape videos on Yahoo and WhatsApp messenger services

WhatsApp Inc has told the Supreme Court that it was ready to cooperate with the court-appointed high-power committee, mandated to find a technical solution to block rape videos and other sexually offensive clips on social networking sites. The top court had on April 11 issued notice to WhatsApp Inc seeking its response. It had saidRead More

FREE HEALTH CHECK-UP & GO CASHLESS DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAM BY PRAGATEE FOUNDATION

Pragatee Foundation organized a FREE HEALTH CHECK-UP and GO CASHLESS DIGITAL LITERACY PROGRAM on occasion of birth Anniversary of Shivaji Maharaj on 19th February 2017 at Shirvane Village, Senior Citizen Club , Navi Mumbai.   Senior Citizen Club is having more than 500 members who benefited through Pragatee Foundation’s Free Health Check-up Camp. Eye check-upRead More

Disha Organises Free Cardiac Care Camp

Many benefitted from Free Cardiac Care Camp In view of the ever rising stress levels in the society and the resulting heart conditions which are fatal at times, if not checked; Disha- Harbinger of Social Change and Development,a Chandigarh based NGO joined hands with KarePartners Heart Centre, to sensitize people; organized a Cardiac Care Camp at the Gurudwara in Sector 43,Chandigarh,here on Sunday Feb.Read More

Radio Udaan-A Digital Innovation

Radio Udaan-A Digital Innovation Twenty four year old Jyoti  Malik had a dream to serve the youth by providing them information, education and entertainment through a community Radio. She worked tirelessly and completed the coding of a website and launched it during Feburary 2014.Jyoti is the programme manager running the Radio Udaan studio at LudhianaRead More