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Wipro signs pact with Maharashtra govt to convert Pune facility to 450-bed COVID-19 hospital; to be handed over by 30 May
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Wipro signs pact with Maharashtra govt to convert Pune facility to 450-bed COVID-19 hospital; to be handed over by 30 May

Wipro said it will provide the physical infrastructure, medical furniture and equipment besides appointing an administrator and skeletal support staff to help operationalise the hospital quickly.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Wipro, Azim Premji Foundation commit Rs 1,125 cr to tackle COVID-19 crisis
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Wipro, Azim Premji Foundation commit Rs 1,125 cr to tackle COVID-19 crisis

Wipro Ltd, Wipro Enterprises Ltd and Azim Premji Foundation have together committed Rs 1,125 crore towards tackling the unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis arising from the COVID-19 outbreak in the country

In effort to combat teacher absenteeism, India may be taking excessively strict measures against educators
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In effort to combat teacher absenteeism, India may be taking excessively strict measures against educators

From selfie stick to biometric attendance and signature from parents – India has tried every possible alternative to monitor the attendance of teachers.

Rishad brings new ways of thinking and competence, will lead Wipro to greater heights: Azim Premji to staff
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Rishad brings new ways of thinking and competence, will lead Wipro to greater heights: Azim Premji to staff

In a message to employees, Premji exuded confidence that Wipro will continually transform to scale new heights as the world changes but remain firmly committed to its values.

Azim Premji earmarks economic benefits of 34% of his shares in Wipro worth Rs 52,570 cr to philanthropy
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Azim Premji earmarks economic benefits of 34% of his shares in Wipro worth Rs 52,570 cr to philanthropy

The Azim Premji Foundation works in education in the country and supports other not-for-profit organisations

Azim Premji to be conferred highest French civilian award for his contribution to developing IT industry in India
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Azim Premji to be conferred highest French civilian award for his contribution to developing IT industry in India

Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, will confer the award to Premji, a statement said.

Internet and WhatsApp are revolutionising Uttarakhand's schools, giving teachers a forum for self-development
India

Internet and WhatsApp are revolutionising Uttarakhand's schools, giving teachers a forum for self-development

A key reason for the gradual increase in the number of people attending voluntary teacher forums in Uttarakhand schools recent times is the role of WhatsApp groups that teachers have formed

Scraped knees and spirited minds: How an Uttarakhand girls' school defied odds to become kabaddi champion
India

Scraped knees and spirited minds: How an Uttarakhand girls' school defied odds to become kabaddi champion

The Damta Kanya Upper Primary school in Uttarakhand showed how a good school can be a life-changing experience for girls who come from disadvantaged backgrounds.

In Uttarkashi schools, a poem inspires teachers to reflect on classroom interactions, make learning fun for students
India

In Uttarkashi schools, a poem inspires teachers to reflect on classroom interactions, make learning fun for students

Teachers in Uttarkashi district's government schools have taken a liking to a reflective approach in teaching with them documenting classroom interactions and using it to find ways to make education fun and interactive

Rural school teachers are trailblazers, ensuring students' scientific temper is not confined to rote-learning
India

Rural school teachers are trailblazers, ensuring students' scientific temper is not confined to rote-learning

As we crisscrossed the Ganga and Yamuna Valley in Uttarkashi district, visiting government schools, we met teachers bound by a shared passion to teach Mathematics and Science in a manner that would kindle a lifelong liking for these subjects.

Premji's philosophy of Philanthropy: connect with people, world
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Premji's philosophy of Philanthropy: connect with people, world

At a recent awards function, Premji shared his thoughts on philanthropy after being voted by Hurun India as the most generous Indian in the past year.

Not just Premji: Shiv Nadar pledges Rs 3,000 cr for education
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Not just Premji: Shiv Nadar pledges Rs 3,000 cr for education

The Rs 3,000 crore investments will be in new as well as existing initiatives of Shiv Nadar Foundation. The Foundation has so far directly benefited 15,000 students with an investment of over Rs 1,800 crore till March 2013 across various initiatives.

RTE in pvt schools: How govt's social engineering may backfire
India

RTE in pvt schools: How govt's social engineering may backfire

Putting poor kids in private schools does not worsen the performance of those who are already studying in them. But the solution to the problem of school choice is not a compulsory quota

Only 71% of share sale for Wipro's educational NGO gets picked
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Only 71% of share sale for Wipro's educational NGO gets picked

The floor price for a share auction by a trust controlled by software exporter Wipro's billionaire founder Azim Premji has been set at 418 rupees a share, stock exchange data showed on Wednesday.

Cost Effective Computing For Businesses And Schools
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Cost Effective Computing For Businesses And Schools

The NComputing solution allows users to use 30 PCs with the power of one single PC.