Our Mission


It works as a catalyst to encourage impactful interventions for Spiritual Wellness, Child Welfare, Women Empowerment, Skill Development, Health & Nutrition & Environment. We believe this can be brought on by working with our partners towards innovative, self-sustaining long term solutions.

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Chairman's Message


I would urge each and every one of you to avail of this unique opportunity to give back to society and rejoice together with a wholehearted zeal, as I believe that your mission is my mission. 

Highlights


  • Times Foundation along with Aide-et-Action & NDMC organised an awareness rally to spread awareness about Dengue, Malaria & Chikungunya at NBCC, East Kidwai Nagar Site. Children (creche's students) & their parents (labourers) participated in the rally along with NGO's team, NDMC health staffs and others.

  • Times Foundation with Aide et Action has started Child Care & Learning Centre at NBCC India, East Kidwai Nagar Site, New Delhi.

  • Times Foundation & ActionAid join hands with you for taking this GOOD forward. COLLECTIVE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Event Held At: Bhubaneswar - Friday, Mar 3rd 2017

  • Times Foundation & ActionAid join hands with you for taking this GOOD forward. COLLECTIVE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Event Held At: Hyderabad - Thursday, Feb 23rd 2017                                                   

  • Times Foundation has been awarded with the CSR Leadership Excellence Award organized and endorsed by World Federation CSR on 2nd September, 2016. 

  • Congratulations, Smt. Indu Jain conferred the Padma Bhushan by the President of India on 12th April 2016                                       

  • SAVE A LIFE CAMPAIGN, CHENNAI           Times Foundation and Saveetha Unversity reached out to over 28000 Chennaites by organizing CPR SESSION. College students, various corporates along with some enthusiastic citizens came forward to be part of this initiative. TF Chennai has created a new entry with Guinness book of World Records by breaking the record of China which trained about 20,000 people in day.                                

  • INDIA SMILE CAMPAIGN, CHENNAI    Times Foundation in association with Saveetha University and The Times of India created a new entry in 2014 by entering Guinness book of World records for organizing oral screening camp and reaching out to over 101,309 students in a single daywhich earlier belonged to Colgate Palmolive, China with 70,388 screenings done in 2013.                             
  • Women Empowerment

    Times Foundation in its initiative of empowering women, with the support of Christ University, have come forward to support around 117 underprivileged women focussing on self-employment, entrepreneur training, soft skills and personality development, self defence, legal and financial know-how.

     E-waste awareness campaign

    Times Foundation supported the Self Employed Women’s Association by launching an awareness campaign on e-waste recycling by women through Happy Streets at Ahmedabad. This initiative encourages e-waste recycling thus contributing to climate change mitigation and ensures sustainable livelihood for women undertaking waste recycling.

     The New Teacher initiative

    Times Foundation and The Teacher Foundation has started its The New Teacher initiative, a 1000 hour full time, pre-service teacher education program aimed at  developing young trainees to begin a meaningful professional career in low cost private schools.

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    Events


    Super Brain Yoga

    • Student Wellness Programme- Super Brain Yoga

       

      Times Foundation in association with Akshar Yoga is working on a focussed initiative to improve the educational experience of school-going children. As part of the Student’s Wellness Program, schools can avail free Super Brain Power Yoga sessions for their students. Super Brain Power Yoga is essentially a form of breathing technique used to balance both hemispheres of the brain and bring energy up to the brain.

       

      Benefits of Super Brain yoga:

      • Improves concentration
      • Helps in memory, absorption and assimilation.
      • Helps both the left side and right side of the brain to function
      • Balanced growth of character
      • significant increase in academic and behavioural performance
      • greater control of mind and body
      • Improved social skills.
      • Increase in emotional intellect
      • Relief from stress or behavioural problems.

       

      Schools, Colleges and students keen to be part of this programme, can fill the registration form and send them to The Times Foundation, No. 40/1, 1st floor, MG Road, Bangalore -560001 or email the soft copy of the registration form to timesfoundation.bangalore@gmail.com

      Registration form link here.

      For more details call 9986121226 or 9900788757

      Last date to receive applications is 10th November,2018


    India for Kerala

    • We are pleased to announce the massive reach of ‘India for Kerala’ initiative and are grateful to all our contributors. Along with other donations, we would like to mention the generous contribution made by the employees and management of Club O7, Ahmedabad. Thank you for your generosity and support for this noble cause.

    Student Wellness Programme

    • Date: 20th July, 2018 on going... Venue: Bangalore Taking its first step, the Student Wellness Programme was launched by Times Foundation and Akshar Yoga to the student -youth community of various schools at Bangalore, The inaugural was undertaken at the Army Public School, Kamaraj Road. The other schools which have imbibed yoga into its day to day activity has been SJ Polytechnic and the Acharya school of nursing. About 1000 students from the Army Public School along with teachers and staff participated in the inaugural day’s programme. Grandmaster Akshar Nath interacted with the students and shared the need for yoga, and also taught the enthusiastic students various Asanas and breathing techniques. The aim is to inculcate the habit of practising yoga among today’s youth, by making it more conscious of its benefits. Akshar Yoga and Times Foundation are geared up to strengthen the roots of Yoga education in Schools and Colleges across the State.

    SIT AND DRAW COMPETITION: For Talented Underprivileged Children

    • Date: 17.09.18 Venue: Kolkata On the occasion of Vishwakarma Puja, Times Foundation conducted Sit and Draw Competition for Talented Underprivileged Children at Salt Lake Plant. Out of the lot, 25 talented underprivileged children of NGO DOST were identified and shortlisted. The selection procedure was based on recognition received in art by the participants, merit and regular participation in handicraft projects at the NGO’s training centre. Prizes were awarded to the top three participants along with a special prize. The event was volunteered by four of our employees and appreciated by all.

    12th Collective Social Responsibility Forum

    • Venue : New Delhi Date : 5th October, 2018 The city of Delhi has been in the news regarding air pollution for quite sometime now. A lot of discussion around environment conservation and its action plan has been taking place. Time has come to collate these discussions and move towards an execution. Times Foundation and Action Aid along with Ekta Foundation is coming together in the 12th Collective Social Responsibility Forum to find a long-term solution to the problem of Air Pollution. The forum will focus on working out an action plan, but more importantly, look at its on ground feasibility. The conference is being organized in collaboration with Sonalika Social Development Society and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). Experts from different fields will come together and present their thoughts on what can be done to contain different types of air pollutions. The event will focus on: - Agricultural Air Pollution - Non - Agricultural Air Pollution - Way Forward The participants (around 150) includes large number of representatives of corporate sector, senior officers/policy planners from Governments, researchers, NGOs, farmers, civil society representatives etc. We hope to find a sustainable "solution to pollution" through this endeavour.

    Collective Social Responsibility- 10th Edition

    • Date: 27th and 28th July, 2018 Venue: Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi Theme: Education, Skill & Women Empowerment Times Foundation & Action Aid started the Collective Social Responsibility Forum with the motive to provide platform to various Corporate Houses, PSU’s, Government Departments, CBO’s & NGO’s to come forward and join hands with each other for taking this GOOD forward. This is the 10th edition of COLLECTIVE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. This was the first forum based on theme Education, Skill & Women Empowerment. Various eminent people graced the conference with their presence including Sri. Vijay Sampala, Minister (State), Social Justice, Government of India as the chief Guest. More details & pictures are here.

    Akshar Yoga and Times Foundation-Bangalore

    • Akshar Yoga and Times Foundation-Bangalore

      • Akshar Yoga and Times Foundation-Bangalore are geared up to strengthen the roots of Yoga education in Schools and Colleges across the State. When the fundamentals of right living are imbibed from an early age, the level of potential that can be achieved rises to new heights.


        Providing yoga along with the school curriculum effectively develops self-regulation in children, improving their behaviour and physical fitness. Practising Yoga builds creativity as it improves the way a child expresses himself or herself demonstrating a stronger mind-body connection.


        Yoga provides the tools for self-improvement while encouraging a sense of healthy competitiveness in students. Akshar Yoga and Times Foundation are providing free, customised training for the first 3 months starting from August 15, 2018.


        Schools and colleges interested to be part of this programme, can fill the registration form available on link and send them to The Times Foundation, No. 40/1, 1st floor, MG Road, Bangalore -560001 or email the soft copy of the registration form to timesfoundation.bangalore@gmail.com

        Registration form link here.

      • For more details call 9986121226 or 9900788757
        Last date to receive applications is 31st, July 2018

    Blood Donation Drive - Noida Jun'18

    • Location: Noida Date: 12th June, 2018 Times Foundation & HR, Times Business Solution, in association with Rotary Noida Blood Bank, conducted Blood Donation Drive on the occasion of World Blood Donation Day. The event witnessed participation from over 120 donors who readily donated blood to meet the need for high quality blood during emergencies. Thalassemia screening was done for all donors. They were also provided with reports on HIV, HCV, HBV/ HBsAg, Malaria and Syphilis. The overwhelming response for such a noble cause is very motivating for organization of similar drives in the near future.

    Blood Donation Camp on Independence Day

    • Location-Kolkata Date-15th August, 2017 As part of Independence Day celebration, Times Foundation had organized blood donation camp which had received a massive response. This initiative was taken in association with People’s Blood Bank. The purpose of this camp was to spread awareness about the need for donating blood and to secure availability of blood during emergencies. 41 people had donated blood for this noble cause.

    Sit and Draw competition on Vishwakarma Puja

    • SIT AND DRAW COMPETITION ON VISHWAKARMA PUJA A single day sit and draw competition on the occasion of Viswakarma Puja (i.e. 17th Sep 2017) was conducted at our press in Salt Lake by Times Foundation, Kolkata. The children were involved in creating paintings as they liked, giving scope to their imaginative abilities. A total of 25 underprivileged talented kids from the NGO DOST had participated in this indoor event. All children were provided with lunch and the winners as well as the participants were rewarded with gifts. Mementos were arranged for all of them and the most talented ones were recognized based on judges’ choice.

    Sharad Parikrama 2017: A festive tour for the underprivileged

    • Sharad Parikrama 2017: A festive tour for the underprivileged As a part of our social responsibility to the city of Kolkata , for the last fifteen years we, at Times Foundation, have been conducting ‘Sharad Parikrama’, a two days round-the-city activity during Durga Puja wherein we take underprivileged children on a day-time tour of some major Puja pandals of the city. The objective of conducting this tour has been to put smiles on the faces of those with fewer advantages and also to make them more aware of the culture of their birthplace so that they are made socially comfortable. Sharad Parikrama 2017 was held on the two commencing days of Durga Puja- Day 1: Shasti (26th September, 2017) and Day 2: Saptami (27th September, 2017). A total of 4 buses formed the convoy on each day for the transportation of about 500 children. They were taken to various puja pandals throughout the day. Refreshments and goodie bags were provided to everyone.

    Walkathon

    • Times Foundation along with M Square Networks and Bengaluru City Police organised a walkathon, wherein 700 students from various colleges of South Bangalore with 300 police personnel participated in a walk against Drug Abuse, Saying ‘NO TO DRUGS’, on Sunday, 25th Feb 2018, 7 am. The event was flagged off by senior police officers. The event had performances by college students on awareness on the effects of drug abuse, followed by a health talk by doctors on the ill effects of drug abuse.

    Joy of giving

    • Joy of giving Drive - Overwhelming contribution by Times Foundation teams from Noida, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata & Bangalore in Joy of Giving

    Let Us Warm Up To Warm Up Lesser Privileged This Winter @ Ahmedabad

    • Breaking away from the usual routine of waiting for Santa – Employees at Ahmedabad decided to become Santa for someone needy – this Winter. Employees are requested to look into their closets to find warm winter clothing in good condition which they no longer need. Collection of woollens will be done till November 25th. All collected woollens will be donated to the needy, identified by Times Foundation.

    Times Foundation supports " Masoom" an awareness initiative for children

    • Times Foundation along with Young Indians (CII) and District Education Department is launching project “Masoom” to spread awareness on Child Sexual Abuse by conducting workshops with primary school teachers followed by sessions at over 800 Government schools of Ahmedabad district. The first workshop for teachers will be conducted by ‘Childline Foundation’ on 16th October 2017. Trained school teachers will then teach girl children in their school about safe and unsafe touch, sensitize their parents about it and spread awareness to the public through rallies & campaigns. This project is also supported by Interns from various Management and Social work institutes of Ahmedabad.

    Child Care and Learning Centre (CCLC) at the NBCC Worksite

    • Times Foundation along with its partner organization Aide-et-Action has joined hands with NCC Limited; NKG Infrastructure Limited & Indu Projects Limited to start a Child Care and Learning Centre (CCLC) at the NBCC worksite at East Kidwai Nagar, New Delhi. The centre which is majorly supported NBCC (India) Limited was inaugurated by Mr. Raman Agarwal, CGM, NBCC. Mr. Arun Sharma & Mr. N. J. Kaul, GM, NBCC, Mr. S.P. Baloni, NBCC Mr. Jyoti Prakash, Ms. Madhu Pandey, Neetu, Gita, Poonam, Devi, Sunita and Durgabati, AeA were participated in the event with other eminent guests. For more information, please e-mail to: sumit.ashish@timesgroup.com; rajeev.doval@timesgroup.com Please watch our NBCC Video here - https://youtu.be/6vmxvhV3xFY

    NATIONAL RELIEF


    India For Kerala

    • As Kerala battles its worst floods in almost a 100 years, that have claimed hundreds of lives and put akhs in relief camps, the Times Network has launched a campaign ;India For Kerala’ to help rebuild the lives of the affected.
      The purpose of this initiative is to create awareness about the mega crisis that the state of Kerala is facing and bring together efforts towards providing support.
      It will be an act of urgency delivered with a big heart. The Times Network initiative aims at creating awareness and launching a donation drive to contribute to the relief efforts in Kerala.


      You can help by donating, donations can be sent through any of the following means, as per your convenience:
      For Donations in kind, give a missed call on +91 90293 00111, or email to indiaforkerala@timesgroup.com

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