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22nd May 2024 to IST

Dalai Lama Blesses Launch of SEE Learning Program in Himachal Pradesh

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On May 22, His Holiness the Dalai Lama personally blessed the Chairman and the Foundation during the launch of Social Emotional and Ethical (SEE) Learning in Himachal Pradesh. The day had three parts: a private audience and MOU signing at the Dalai Lama's residence, an SEE Learning exhibition at the Tibetan Library showcasing work across five states, and a conference awarding certifications and highlighting the program's impact. Senior leaders from Emory University and various government officials attended, emphasizing compassion and emotional resilience. A coffee table book on SEE Learning's reach in 100,000 schools was also launched.

16th March 2024 to IST

A Discussion on Tackling Dropout Rates in Jharkhand

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A one-day seminar on Convergence and Zero Dropout convened in Lohardaga, Jharkhand, with 82 local stakeholders. Inspired by discussions with the Deputy Development Commissioner (DDC) and local educational data analysis, the seminar aimed to address dropout rates and ensure educational continuity. It underscored cross-departmental collaboration for the Zero Dropout #Panchayat campaign, focusing on strategies to reduce dropouts and enhance educational transitions at the block level.

14th March 2024 to IST

Honouring the Traditional Healers of Raipur, Chhattisgarh

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Acknowledging the contribution of traditional healers, a felicitation event was hosted at the state's Agriculture Marketing (Mandi) Board in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, on March 13, 2024. Certified under voluntary certification schemes for traditional community health practitioners, these skilled healers were celebrated for their expertise and dedication to serving their communities. Shri Ramvichar Netam, Minister of Tribal Affairs, Agriculture Development And Farmer Welfare, Government of Chhattisgarh graced the occasion, extending his appreciation to Anamaya THC for their efforts in certifying traditional healers. Furthermore, he urged healers to refer patients with complex ailments to primary healthcare centres for further treatment, ensuring comprehensive care and patient well-being. The event not only honoured the rich heritage of traditional healing but also highlighted the significance of integrating traditional knowledge with contemporary healthcare practices in the pursuit of holistic health solutions.

11st March 2024 to IST

Monal Jayaram presented at CIES Miami on "A Systems Approach to Student-teacher Relationships in Jharkhand's Public Schools, India”

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Monal Jayaram, Co-founder & Director at Piramal School of Leadership's School of Education & Systems Change at @CIES Miami outlined PSL's mission to revolutionize India's education system by nurturing student self-agency, compassion, autonomy, and inclusion through 21stCentury curriculum. Detailing the system-strengthening approach of #ProjectSampoorna, a consortium-led program in collaboration with the Department of School Education and Literacy, Jharkhand, she threw light how the initiative aims to integrate Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) into public schools, resulting in the introduction of the #Harsh Johar Curriculum tailored to the socio-cultural context of Jharkhand. Highlighting the importance of Whole Child Development, Monal emphasized shifting the focus from narrow learning outcomes to building student capabilities and agency which empowers students to address inequities in their classrooms and communities effectively.

29th February 2024 to IST

Rajasthan Life Skills Seminar Fostering 21st-Century Education

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A one-day seminar titled "Rajasthan Life Skills Seminar: Empowering Education" delved into the significance of 21st-century life skills in paving the path for personal and professional success. The event was honored to have hosted Rajasthan's Honorable Education Minister, Shri. Madan Dilawar ji, and Secretary to Government, School Education, Shri. Naveen Jain ji. It served as a dedicated space for stakeholders from civil society organizations, government agencies, and educators to converge and deliberate on integrating life skills into Rajasthan's socio-cultural fabric. Through empowering dialogues tailored to address Rajasthan's unique challenges, the seminar aimed to foster a holistic approach to education.

28th February 2024 to IST

Saksham Assam Empowers Communities by Creating Awareness on Social Protection Schemes

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The Saksham Assam team organized a district-level dissemination event at the Tocklai Tea Research Institute in Jorhat on February 28, 2024. NHM officials and community representatives attended, where Saksham interventions like the District Task Force, MAAdol drive, and Core Community Group initiatives were showcased. The event emphasized a multi-sectoral approach to MNCH issues, with representatives from various organizations present. A skit by the "Natun Diganta" youth club highlighted community awareness about social protection schemes. Gratitude was extended to Dr. A Babu, Director of TRI, and Hon'ble MLA Hitendra Nath Goswami for their support.

20th February 2024 to IST

Prerana Conference in Assam Addresses NCDs

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A one-day seminar on Convergence and Zero Dropout convened in Lohardaga, Jharkhand, with 82 local stakeholders. Inspired by discussions with the Deputy Development Commissioner (DDC) and local educational data analysis, the seminar aimed to address dropout rates and ensure educational continuity. It underscored cross-departmental collaboration for the Zero Dropout #Panchayat campaign, focusing on strategies to reduce dropouts and enhance educational transitions at the block level.

17th February 2024 to IST

National-Level SEEL Consultation & Exhibition at Baggar, Rajasthan

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National-level consultation event and exhibition focusing on Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning (SEEL) in 21st Century Education within the framework of the #NationalEducationPolicy 2020 was held at Bagad, Rajasthan. The event brought together key stakeholders from Odisha, Jharkhand, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra, fostering the exchange of best practices in integrating SEE Learning into the education curriculum. Professor Lobsang Tenzin Negi, among other esteemed representatives from Emory University, joined the event for immersive experiences, including field visits and exhibitions.

13rd February 2024 to IST

Piramal School of Leadership Engages in Sports and Society Accelerator's Flagship Event

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The Piramal School of Leadership participated in the Sports and Society Accelerator's event, 'The Dialogues,' bringing together stakeholders to address contemporary issues in sports and physical activity (SAPA). PSL, known for its expertise in collaborative narratives and innovative pedagogies, is committed to shaping the future of SAPA through collaboration with partners.

7th February 2024 to IST

Baat Bharat Ki- A Conversation on Last Mile Convergence

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The dialogue between Shri Amarjeet Sinha and Shri Manmohan Singh centred on policy and governance reforms' impact on national initiatives like SSA, NRHM, NRLM, and MoRD. Sinha’s insights into decentralisation and last-mile reach, based on his experience and writings, highlighted the nuances of policy reform and its implementation challenges and opportunities. This engagement provided essential learnings on executing inclusive and effective reforms for transformative change, underscoring the need for deliberate policymaking for national development.

2nd February 2024 to IST

Odisha Government Recognizes PF’s Contribution in Transforming School Education System

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Piramal Foundation was honored at Odisha's state-level felicitation ceremony, Mukhyamantri Sikhya Purashkar, celebrating the contributions of teachers, students, DIETs, Alumni Committees, Gram Panchayats, and district administrations towards transforming the school education system. Since 2017, Piramal Foundation has collaborated with Odisha's Department of School & Mass Education to strengthen systems and build capacities in 21st-century leadership skills. Jigna Nawani, Senior Programme Director at Piramal School of Leadership, at the event highlighted the importance of introducing Project-Based Learning to enrich education. We are grateful for this recognition, and we promise to remain committed to our mission of empowering communities through education. Also acknowledging the efforts of all awardees in making a meaningful difference in the lives of students and educators and walking towards building a better Bharat.

18th January 2024 to IST

Manmohan Singh at Tech For Good India Conclave 2024

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Tech For Good India Conclave 2024, a pivotal event uniting innovators, social impact leaders, and policy experts committed to leveraging technology for a sustainable and inclusive India. This conclave acted as a hub for collaboration among pioneers in technological and social advancement presenting a unique opportunity to engage with transformative ideas and practices.

3rd January 2024 to IST

Empowering Health and Accessibility to Promote Equity

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In our mission of Building Bharat, we resolute to leave no one behind. A notable initiative unfolded in Latehar Jharkhand, led by Civil Surgeon Dr. Avdesh Singh where Tri-Cycles were distributed to patients affected by elephantiasis took place during the "Apki yojna Apki sarkar Apki Dwar" event at Kundri High School. The initiative was taken towards improving the lives of filariasis patients in Latehar with a proactive approach to healthcare challenges in collaboration with key district officials.

8th December 2023 to IST

Nandini Piramal, Chairperson, Piramal Pharma Ltd., shares insights and innovative brilliance at #BTMPW 2023

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Taj Lands in Mumbai held the 20th edition of Business Today's 'Most Powerful Women in Business' event. Nandini Piramal, Chairperson, Piramal Pharma Ltd was among the 56 trailblazing other women from fields as varied as pharma, entertainment, start-ups, finance, and manufacturing being felicitated. The women achievers were honoured by Guest of Honour Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch.

8th December 2023 to IST

Piramal School of Leadership participated in the multifaceted India Life Skills Conference (ILSC)

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Piramal School of Leadership participated in the multifaceted India Life Skills Conference (ILSC) to advance the dialogue on #LifeSkillsEducation in India and showcase PSL's transformative impact in redefining the educational landscape thereof. Advancing the dialogue on Life Skills Education in India, PSL stands as a pioneering force in implementing different facets of Life Skills Education at an unprecedented scale across 7 states of India underlining the scale of our commitment to enhancing the educational experience at every level. Over 150 stakeholders, including the Piramal Foundation, and SCERT Directors from various States participated in the conference.

28th November 2023 to IST

Piramal Pharma Limited event to renew the vow of Sewa Bhaav

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Driving the purpose of "Doing Well, Doing Good" the Piramal Pharma Limited(PPL) event held on November 28 at PLU Kurla, Mumbai, witnessed active participation of 32 PPL leaders (Band 5 and above). The event focused on fostering a connection with PPL's core purpose of "Sewa Bhav" through meaningful volunteering. Themed on Water Conservation and Sustainability, the six exhibition stalls showcased initiatives like PSL, THC, DBC, ABC- Water, ABC- Health, and ABC- Education. The leader-led approach, with senior leaders actively engaging, underscored a commitment to societal change. Participants were encouraged to contribute time and expertise, emphasizing a long-term association with carefully selected causes. The strategic emphasis on water-related interventions and sustainability reflects PPL's dedication to addressing critical issues, setting a positive tone for future purpose-driven initiatives.

21st November 2023 4.30PM to 6.30PM IST

Empowering Education: Nurturing 21st Century Skills

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This webinar brings together industry experts to speak about life skills our future generations need to become globally responsible citizens.

6th November 2023 to IST

Manmohan Singh represented Piramal Foundation at the G20 stage

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The message of Building Bharat has reached the global platform of G20. The Think Tank Workshop gave Piramal Foundation, an opportunity to present innovative approaches for advancing education and community welfare. As Manmohan Singh tweets, “Delighted to speak at the #G20 ThinkTank Workshop! Congratulations to @NITIAayog 4 bringing partners together to translate #G20 New Delhi Leader's Declaration to action.

4th November 2023 to IST

Manmohan Singh throws light on effective government collaboration

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India Leaders for Social Sector invited Manmohan Singh, Head of Aspirational Bharat Collaborative, Piramal Foundation for a webinar on 4th November, 2023. At the webinar, he focused on the idea that Sarkar, Samaj, Bazar, Sanchar all needs to work together at panchayat, blocks and districts level to contribute towards achieving our aspiration of a Vikashit Bharat!

2nd November 2023 to IST

Seth G.S. Medical College & King Edward Memorial Hospital collaborate with Piramal Foundation as a Knowledge Partner to enhance healthcare

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Piramal Foundation, in collaboration with Seth G.S. Medical College, King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEM), and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), has initiated a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to address healthcare needs in aspirational districts of Maharashtra. The focus is on improving the well-being of 28 lakh tribal residents, starting in Palghar district, with plans for expansion. Dr. Swati Piramal, Chairperson, Piramal Group commented, “Through a formal partnership, we aim to enhance healthcare services and demonstrate our dedication to creating a positive impact, while remaining true to our core philosophy of 'Doing well and doing good.'

12nd October 2023 to IST

Manmohan Singh was an esteemed speaker at the India CSR Summit and ESG Forum 2023

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At the 10th India CSR Summit & ESG Forum 2023, the Thematic Session on "Aspirational Districts as a Role Model for Collaborative Social Good and Leveraging Government Systems" was moderated by Manmohan Singh, Head of Aspirational Districts Collaborative, Piramal Foundation.

12nd October 2023 to IST

Neelima Pandey at a discussion on 'Philanthropy in Fostering Collaboration for Women-led Development'

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Neelima Pandey, Director, Piramal Foundation, was a distinguished voice at a discussion on ‘Philanthropy in Fostering Collaboration for Women-led Development’ led by Women Entrepreneurship Platform. Emphasizing the spirit of collaboration, Neelima hopes to further empower women-led initiatives through philanthropy, fostering a brighter and more prosperous Bharat.

11st October 2023 to IST

Transformative vision of Monal Jayaram at IPCIDE Conference

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At the prestigious IPCIDE Conference, it was a moment of great honour to witness our Senior Core Team Member Monal Jayaram representing Piramal Foundation. Championing the transformative impact of AI on education, Monal stressed on the pivotal role of AI-infused educational resources and tools and its role in reshaping the education landscape"If we want to see a positive change in India's last-mile population, we must address our 'mindset' toward education to unlock the vast potential of India's future generations."

27th September 2023 to IST

India Partner’s Meet in Ranchi

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Anamaya Tribal Health Collaborative Jharkhand team attended the USAID_India Partner's Meet. Led by USAID India Health Office Director Dr. Michelle Lang-Alli, the meet gave our team an opportunity to present a glimpse of our achievements and convergence with other development partners working in Ranchi.

23rd August 2023 to IST

Conclave of traditional knowledge systems

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Piramal Foundation along with USAID India conducted the Indigenous Knowledge Systems & Self-Determined Development', a day-long learning conclave on 23rd August to celebrate traditional knowledge systems in Delhi. Veena Reddy, USAID Mission Director to India stated, “Impressed by the vision and passion of prominent representatives from indigenous communities who are promoting local leadership and self-determined development in India. Took away several lessons for decentralizing our approach and engaging local communities more directly”.