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Bhubaneswar observes World Population Day with focus on family planning

Bhubaneswar, July 11, 2024 (TBB Bureau): The global community on Wednesday marked ‘World Population Day,’ a day dedicated to addressing crucial issues surrounding family planning and population management. In Odisha, the occasion was observed with a renewed commitment to safeguarding reproductive rights and empowering women of reproductive age. Dr. Jitendra Mohan Bebortha, Special Secretary – PH, Health & FW, Govt. ...

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Olive Ridley Turtle art installation captivates thousands at Puri beach

Puri, July 11, 2024 (TBB Bureau):  A unique art installation of an Olive Ridley Turtle at Puri Beach in Odisha is drawing thousands of visitors during the world-famous Rath Yatra. Created by artist and creative visualizer Kirti Maharana, the 30-foot long, 12-foot high, and 20-foot wide installation, made of fiberglass, shines a spotlight on the endangered Olive Ridley turtles, which ...

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Vedanta Aluminium’s Vidyagraha e-Learning initiative celebrates two years of success

Jharsuguda, July 4, 2024 (TBB Bureau): Vedanta Aluminium, India’s largest producer of aluminium, has recently celebrated the successful completion of two years of its e-learning initiative, Vidyagraha. This initiative aims to enhance access to quality education for students in rural Odisha. In celebration of this milestone, the company recognized 17 headmasters from participating schools who achieved a 100 per cent ...

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BIPF honours exceptional scholars with ‘Professor Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship-2023’

Bhubaneswar, July 4, 2024 (TBB Bureau): In a distinguished ceremony on Thursday, Bansidhar & Ila Panda Foundation (BIPF), the philanthropic wing of Indian Metals and Ferro Alloys Limited (IMFA), celebrated the remarkable achievements of the recipients of the prestigious ‘Professor Ghanashyam Dash Scholarship for Higher Education’ (PGDS) for the academic year 2023-2024. The PGDS, now in its 19th edition, recognized ...

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TPSODL empowers school girls with menstrual health awareness and sustainable solutions

Berhampur, July 4, 2024 (TBB Bureau): In a significant stride towards promoting menstrual health and sustainability, Tata Power Southern Odisha Distribution Limited (TPSODL) organized a pioneering Menstrual Health & Hygiene Session at KC Girls’ High School, Gosaninuagaon, as part of the Tata Sustainability Month celebrations. Over 100 young girls participated enthusiastically in this transformative event, gaining essential knowledge about maintaining ...

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NTPC Bongaigaon launches Girl Empowerment Mission to illuminate paths for young women

Bongaigaon, July 4, 2024 (TBB Bureau): NTPC Bongaigaon achieved a significant milestone on Thursday with the grand inauguration of the Girl Empowerment Mission (GEM), a pioneering initiative dedicated to nurturing the potential of young girls in the region. The ceremony was graced by Ukil Muchahary, Executive Member of BTR, Water Resources, Food and Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Co-operation, Welfare ...

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JSP Foundation launches ‘Vatsalya’ to enhance maternal & child health in Barbil region

JODA/BARBIL, JULY 1, 2024 (TBB BUREAU):  JSP Foundation, the social arm of Jindal Steel & Power (JSP), has announced the launch of its flagship project ‘Vatsalya.’ This initiative aims to improve the health and nutritional status of women, children, and adolescent girls in the tribal-dominated Barbil region. The project will initially pilot in the Deojhar, Serenda, and Bhadrasahi Gram Panchayats, ...

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Reliance Foundation and Vital Voices launch 2024-25 WomenLeaders India Fellowship

WASHINGTON/MUMBAI, JULY 1, 2024 (TBB BUREAU): In a powerful stride towards women’s empowerment, the 2024-25 WomenLeaders India Fellowship has been officially launched today. This prestigious program, a joint effort by Reliance Foundation and Vital Voices, is designed to elevate 50 extraordinary women leaders within India’s social sector, fostering transformative change and innovation across the nation. Aligning with India’s G20 Presidency ...

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Centurion University’s landmark conference revolutionizes Animal Handling and Generative AI in Pre-Clinical Research

BHUBANESWAR, JULY 1, 2024 (TBB BUREAU): Centurion University of Technology & Management’s (CUTM) Bhubaneswar campus witnessed a groundbreaking fusion of innovation and expertise during a two-day national conference-cum-workshop on “Advancement in Animal Handling and Generative AI for Pre-Clinical Studies,” sponsored by AYUSH. Held on June 28-29, the event attracted over 300 students and 100 faculty members, marking a significant leap ...

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JSP Foundation becomes Ni-Kshay Mitra to combat TB under Pradhan Mantri TB Mukta Bharat

Angul, June 27, 2024 (TBB Bureau): In a significant step towards eliminating tuberculosis (TB) in India, JSP Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of Jindal Steel & Power, has been officially registered as a Ni-Kshay Mitra under the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukta Bharat Abhiyan. The Central Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, presented the certificate of ...

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