The stars of Indian cinema came together at the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017 and supported Smile Foundation’s She Can Fly campaign in support of girl child education. Smile Foundation was Cause Partner for the award ceremony. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Saiyami Kher, Urvashi Rautela, Piyush Mishra, Sara Khan, Kirti Kulhari, Anoop Jalota, Falguni Pathak, Javed Akhtar, Raju Srivastava, Hema Malini and Yogesh Lakhani lent their support to the cause.
Over 1000 people ran to support the cause of education of children with Smile Foundation at the Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2017. Employees from Life Insurance Corporation, Cello Writing, SBI Life Insurance Co Ltd, Abbott Healthcare India, State Bank
of India, and Prudential PLC participated, along with young volunteers from the Thakur College of Engineering. Their support has ensured education of over 1500 children under Smile Foundation’s Mission Education programme across India.
NTT Communications partnerned with Smile Foundation to support the Mission Education programme. NTT Communications is a leading global provider of information and communications technology solutions. With an extensive presence in Asia, it supports companies in expansion to primary and emerging Asian markets with a range of services.
Caparo India partnered with Smile Foundation to support healthcare of the less privileged population in Bawal, Haryana, including the worker community of their manufacturing plant in the area. 12 health camps have been conducted so far. Caparo Power Ltd and Caparo MI Steel Processing Ltd are leading power supply and automable parts manufacturing companies.
Clifford Chance Business Services Pvt Ltd partnered with Smile Foundation to support the education of 200 underprivileged children under Mission Education programme for the second year. Established in 2007, Clifford Chance Business Services Pvt Ltd provides a wide range of IT Enabled Services. Having grown steadily over the years, it now employs more than 400 highly skilled and experienced professionals.
BC Examinations and English Services India Private Limited joined hands with Smile Foundation to support the higher education of 10 girl scholars within the Delhi-NCR region under Swabhiman programme. BC Examinations and English Services India Pvt Ltd is a subsidiary of the British Council, UK, which is the United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.
Through its second year of association with Smile Foundation, Schenker India is supporting the education of 119 children. DB Schenker India offers a complete range of international air & ocean freight services, integrated logistics services and global supply chain solutions from a single source supported by its strong worldwide network comprising of 2000 locations.
Through its fourth year of association with Smile Foundation, Konica Minolta India Pvt Ltd has supported the education of 350 children on a national level. Konica Minolta India Pvt. Ltd. is one of the leading Japanese Office Automation Company. It is the subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and presently located at 41 sites across the globe.
R1 RCM Global, formerly known as Accretive Health, joined hands with Smile Foundation by supporting the education of 200 children through a new Mission Education centre in Noida. They are already supporting the education of 200 children in Gurgaon. R1 RCM Global is engaged in the business of Information Technology Enabled Services, specialized in rendering backend healthcare support services to US Hospitals.
Relaxo Foundation supported a new Smile on Wheels mobile hospital project in Alwar, Rajasthan, aimed at benefitting over 16,000 people every year. Relaxo Foundation is the CSR arm of Relaxo Footwears Ltd. Relaxo being a responsible business group believes that the collective development of all stakeholders especially the people at the bottom of the pyramid is prerequisite for sustainability of business.
Intas is supporting Mission Education programme through Sartel, a highly reputed anti-hypertensive brand of the Indian pharmaceutical market. For every strip of Sartel sold, an amount goes towards the education of underprivileged children. Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a leading, vertically integrated Indian Pharmaceutical Company committed to deliver affordable and innovative pharmaceutical solutions.
Through their fourth year of support, Canara HSBC OBC is supporting employability training for underprivileged youth in Mumbai under their project “Saksham”. Launched in 2008, Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance is a joint venture between Canara Bank, HSBC Insurance & Oriental Bank of Commerce, with the shareholders having a combined experience of over 300 years in the financial services space in the country.
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