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SBI Foundation News - Centre Of Excellence
Centre Of Excellence

Centre of Excellence for PwDs conducted a training program on Finacle 10 at Union Bank of India Staff training centre at Powai, Mumbai for the employees with Speech & Hearing impairment. This training aimed at enhancing the skills by teaching them Finacle 10, a software developed to ease their work.



SBI Foundation News - XRCVC
XRCVC

XRCVC’s Antarchakshu 2.0 supported by SBI and SBI Foundation conducted a sensitisation and awareness workshop for BPCL trainees at their Sewri Office. The aim of the workshop was to raise awareness about the lives of persons with visual impairment and explores the world of the disabled.



SBI Foundation News - Pragyan NIT Trichy
Pragyan NIT Trichy

SBI Foundation and Pragyan-NIT Trichy have organised an awareness programme on ‘Menstrual Hygiene’ in Thirunedungulam Govt. high school, Tamil Nadu. SBI Foundation is a Social Responsibility Partner of NIT Trichy's Pragyan event 2019.





















SBI Foundation News - National Youth Award from CM Yogi Aditya Nath
National Youth Award from CM Yogi Aditya Nath

SBI Foundation is proud to announce that SBI Youth for India fellow Mr. Satwik Mishra from 15-16 batch has received the National Youth Award from Honb'le CM Yogi Aditya Nath and Honb'le Union MoS 

Maj. Rajyawardhan Singh Rathore, during National Youth Festival 2018.

Mr. Satwik feels it is his Youth for India fellowship journey that fuelled his interest in the development sector.

We wish him the very best for their future endeavours.









SBI Foundation News - The Managing Director of SBI Foundation, Shri. Mahendra Kumar Rekhi
The Managing Director of SBI Foundation, Shri. Mahendra Kumar Rekhi

The Managing Director of SBI Foundation, Shri. Mahendra Kumar Rekhi, along with the Chief Trainer and the Asst. Vice President and Program Head visited the Skilling Center in Bangalore and interacted with the participants on 23rd Jan, 2018.



SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation in association with Waste Warriors (NGO)
SBI Foundation in association with Waste Warriors (NGO)

SBI Foundation in association with Waste Warriors (NGO) has implemented Waste Management Program which includes awareness & waste collection for the rural areas around Corbett Tiger Reserve Uttarakhand, also it focuses on training of SHG workers for waste collection and conducting research for zero waste management.



SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has organised 11 health checkup camps
SBI Foundation has organised 11 health checkup camps

SBI Foundation has organised 11 health checkup camps for peer education and adolescent girls in villages of Chhatarpur.

The following activities were executed during these camps: Height and Weight measurement, Haemoglobin test, Tetanus Toxoid injections were also given to girls, Discussion on nutrition and balanced diet, Discussion on personal hygiene during menstruation.

NGO partner: UNFPA



SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation held a health check-up at their office
SBI Foundation held a health check-up at their office

SBI Foundation held a health check-up at their office for their employees, this health check-up was done by EVERIST Health. EVERIST Health are a catalyst in identifying early stage cardiovascular disease and influencing positive behaviour change through their AngioDefender Test. We appreciate that every employee of SBI Foundation participated in this health check-up.



SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has adopted 10 villages under SBI Gram Seva Program
SBI Foundation has adopted 10 villages under SBI Gram Seva Program

SBI Foundation has adopted 10 villages under "SBI Gram Seva Program" for integrated development through Gram Panchayat. This project has started in Osmanabad and Latur, backward districts of Maharashtra.



SBI Foundation News - We congratulate Mr. Nixon Joseph
We congratulate Mr. Nixon Joseph

We congratulate Mr. Nixon Joseph, (VP- SBI Foundation and Coordinator, SBI-youth for India fellowship), for receiving the guest of honour award for the "Anand Run". His participation was an inspiration for many who participated.



SBI Foundation News - As a part of the activities for Swachhta Pakhwada
As a part of the activities for Swachhta Pakhwada

As a part of the activities for Swachhta Pakhwada, #SBIFoundation in association with Theatrewaalas at Wadibunder Municipal Public School staged a play to help kids understand the importance of segregation of wet waste from dry waste at the source.

We find motivation in the knowledge that our actions can affect the life of a child in such a positive way. This is a small step towards transforming our very own Maximum City.

Date:  January 30, 2...



SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has approximately planted 14,300 trees
SBI Foundation has approximately planted 14,300 trees

SBI Foundation has approximately planted 14,300 trees to maintain ecological balance in Pokhri Tehsil (Himalayan Region), District Chamoli, Uttarakhand under our project “Protect Himalayas” in association with Sankalptaru (NGO).




SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has setup an ICU unit
SBI Foundation has setup an ICU unit

SBI Foundation has setup an ICU unit for emergency medical services for destitute women and children under our project "SBI Mauli Seva" in association with Mauli Seva Pratishthan, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.





SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation did a health screening for infants
SBI Foundation did a health screening for infants

SBI Foundation did a health screening for infants and conducted an awareness program for parents in order to curb Infant Mortality Rate under the project SBI – Shishu Raksha in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India.





SBI Foundation News - Here in SBI Foundation, we desire to promote growth and equality
Here in SBI Foundation, we desire to promote growth and equality

Here in SBI Foundation, we desire to promote growth and equality in the underprivileged sectors of our society and to create a better tomorrow for all of us through our #CSR activities, in true letter and spirit.

Both SBI and SBI Foundation have been recently awarded for the 'Best CSR practices' organized by #WorldCSRCongress, presented by ET NOW and the Certificate of Excellence in 'Social Banking Excellence' awarded by ASSOCHAM in presence of ...





SBI Foundation News - SBI Samriddhi is a project of SBI Foundation
SBI Samriddhi is a project of SBI Foundation

SBI Samriddhi is a project of SBI Foundation to support and empower more than 4,000 adolescent girls of the rural sector covering 150 villages of Chhatarpur district in Madhya Pradesh, India in association with UNFPA India. Recently under this project, a Peer Educators discussion was held on Hygiene behaviour and disease like Malaria, Jaundice etc. & their symptoms to create awareness among the people of the village.



SBI Foundation News - Shri K V Ravichandar Training Head- COE, SBI Foundation
Shri K V Ravichandar Training Head- COE, SBI Foundation

Shri K V Ravichandar (Training Head- COE, SBI Foundation) was invited to conduct a session on Rights of Persons with Disabilities act 2016 with SBI employees with mobility impairment at SBLC Basavangudi, Bengaluru.



SBI Foundation News - We concluded Phase II of our inclusive training programme
We concluded Phase II of our inclusive training programme

We concluded Phase II of our inclusive training programme for trainers and visually impaired employees of Dena Bank. We sincerely hope that the week-long training sessions have been informative and a fun learning experience for our participants. 

Their will to learn enables us to keep going.



SBI Foundation News - Project SBI Darpan is one of the projects of SBI Foundation
Project SBI Darpan is one of the projects of SBI Foundation

Project SBI Darpan is one of the projects of SBI Foundation under Healthcare division which focuses on to create an eco-system that develops social and institutional processes to mitigate the damages of Sickle cell anemia and reintegrate sickle cell anemia survivors back into the society.

This project was recently inaugurated in Khargaon M.P. India by Shri Ashok Varma (DC- Khargaon), Shri Mukesh Srivastava (CFO & CA SBI Foundation), Shri Ajay Pa...







SBI Foundation News - This week at Centre of Excellence for PwDs
This week at Centre of Excellence for PwDs

This week at Centre of Excellence for PwDs, we are conducting Phase II of our Inclusive Training Programme for Trainers and Visually Impaired Employees of Central Bank of India. We hope this training enhances their productivity and enables them to be more independent at work.

Location: SPBTC, Vile Parle W, Mumbai



SBI Foundation News - Bindu Manohar, an architect from Chennai
Bindu Manohar, an architect from Chennai

Bindu Manohar, an architect from Chennai and a fellow of SBI Youth for India has created an educational module for a rural school focusing on waste management and upcycling. She aimed to create awareness about environmental protection and affordable building techniques for rural schools in Karnataka. 

Source: DT NEXT News





SBI Foundation News - Applications are open for partnership
Applications are open for partnership

Applications are open for partnership in our Gram Seva program for NGO's working in Rural Development in the Lead Districts of SBI.

Eligibility criteria are available on the "SBI Gram Seva" page. https://www.sbifoundation.in/sbi-gram-seva  

Request for partnership can be submitted under the  "Grants" section given on our website.







SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has setup 3 Skill Development Centres
SBI Foundation has setup 3 Skill Development Centres

SBI Foundation has setup 3 Skill Development Centres for Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) at three locations in India. These centres provide market-linked training and jobs in the organised sector to PwDs. This initiative aims to make inclusive employment of PwDs a norm in organisations. 

Kindly register at coo.sbifoundation@sbi.co.in or reach us at 022-228709361













SBI Foundation News - Certificate of Appreciation by District Hospital Namchi
Certificate of Appreciation by District Hospital Namchi

Certificate of Appreciation by District Hospital Namchi awarded to Project ‘Sanjeevani’- an initiative of SBI Foundation in partnership with Bhavishya Bharat (NGO) for providing primary healthcare services in Sarak Village of Namchi Block of South Sikkim. 





SBI Foundation News - Centre of Excellence for PwDs conducted a 5-day multilevel
Centre of Excellence for PwDs conducted a 5-day multilevel

Centre of Excellence for PwDs conducted a 5-day multilevel inclusive training programme for Canara Bank’s trainers and employees with disabilities last week at Canara Bank Staff Training College, Bengaluru. Through the training programme, CoE tries to get an insight into the challenges faced by employees with visual impairment and equip them with the skills and confidence they need to be more productive and eventually overcome the limitations t...



SBI Foundation News - Recently, under SBI Gram Seva program, villagers from Chikhali
Recently, under SBI Gram Seva program, villagers from Chikhali

Recently, under SBI Gram Seva program, villagers from Chikhali, Hingani, Tandalwadi and other parts of Beed in Maharashtra, participated in tree plantation of 1000 trees. 









SBI Foundation News - Independent directors visit to SBI Gram Seva village
Independent directors visit to SBI Gram Seva village

Independent directors visit to SBI Gram Seva village





SBI Foundation News - Dainik Jagran Kanpur covers the SBI YFI Fellow 2017-18
Dainik Jagran Kanpur covers the SBI YFI Fellow 2017-18

Dainik Jagran Kanpur covers the SBI YFI Fellow 2017-18, Saumya Omer, and her budding enterprise -- Tez Masala.  Such is the strong aroma and even stronger tastes of these masalas, especially the local chai masala, that they have been converting even the non-users into an addict. The Halpati women take pride in the fact that they have been changing habits nationwide all the way from their kitchens, while the fellow contributes to changing these wo...









SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has won the prestigious SKOCH Award
SBI Foundation has won the prestigious SKOCH Award

SBI Foundation has won the prestigious SKOCH Award “Corporate Social Responsibility Gold 2018” for its Project ‘Gift Hope, Gift Life’ – Augmenting Deceased Organ Donation in India. 

Three other initiatives ‘SBI Gram Seva’, ‘SBI Youth for India’ and ‘Gyanshala’ were also recognised.



SBI Foundation News - 4 days training program on Finacle 10 software was organized by our flagship
4 days training program on Finacle 10 software was organized by our flagship

4 days training program on "Finacle 10" software was organized by our flagship ‘Centre of Excellence for PwDs’, for the employees with visual impairment of Bank of Baroda (BoB) at Baroda Apex Academy, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. 





SBI Foundation News - Watch ZeeBusiness coverage on SBI Gram Seva
Watch ZeeBusiness coverage on SBI Gram Seva

Watch #ZeeBusiness coverage on 'SBI Gram Seva' - one of our Flagship Programs, on our YouTube Channel @SBI Foundation



SBI Foundation News - Under the project SBI Darpan
Under the project SBI Darpan

Under the project SBI Darpan, an awareness workshop on ‘Sickle Cell Anemia’ was conducted with ASHA workers in presence of the Chief Guest Dr. Chanderjeet (Nodal Leprosy Officer) and Dr. Hitesh (Childcare specialist). This workshop aimed at helping ASHA workers in the detection of “Sickle Cell Anemia” in patients.



SBI Foundation News - Our flagship program, Centre of Excellence for PwDs
Our flagship program, Centre of Excellence for PwDs

Our flagship program, Centre of Excellence for PwDs, conducted a 5-day inclusive programme on “MS Applications with JAWS”, for trainers and employees with visual impairment of Union Bank of India at UBI Staff Training Centre, Lucknow.



SBI Foundation News - Centre of Excellence for PwDs is conducting Phase II program
Centre of Excellence for PwDs is conducting Phase II program

Centre of Excellence for PwDs is conducting Phase II program on Finacle with JAWS for Union Bank of India employees with Visual Impairment at UBI STC, Lucknow from 03/12/18 to 07/12/18.



SBI Foundation News - Under the project Darpan, Sickle Cell Anemia health check-up
Under the project Darpan, Sickle Cell Anemia health check-up

Under the project #Darpan, Sickle Cell Anemia health check-up was conducted in village Mandvi, Zhirniya District, M.P on 26th Dec. 2018. During the screening test, 15 people (out of 36 people) identified positive and the medical assistance was provided to all the detected ones. 



SBI Foundation News - Our SBI Youth for India fellowship program is proud to create entrepreneurs
Our SBI Youth for India fellowship program is proud to create entrepreneurs

Our SBI Youth for India fellowship program is proud to create entrepreneurs who are working tirelessly with rural communities to empower them. 

A group of 8 of such entrepreneurs participated in the Dastkar's Winter Mela in Delhi. Their handcrafted and natural products got an overwhelming response from the crowd! Total Sales = Rs.1,60,000 (approx.)





SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation has won the prestigious ICC Social Impact Award 2018
SBI Foundation has won the prestigious ICC Social Impact Award 2018

SBI Foundation has won the prestigious ICC Social Impact Award 2018 for its Project #SBI Gram Seva (Holistic Village Development Program) under the category of ‘Empowering the Rural Population’, conducted by Indian Chambers of Commerce on 11th January 2019 in Kolkata, India.





SBI Foundation News - SBI Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for PwDs, conducted a five-day Phase
SBI Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for PwDs, conducted a five-day Phase

SBI Foundation’s Centre of Excellence for PwDs, conducted a five-day Phase 1 Multilevel Inclusive Training programme for employees with visual impairment of Union Bank of India at UBI Staff Training College At Kalkare, Bengaluru from 04.02.2019 to 08.02.2019.

This training aimed at empowering employees by teaching them JAWS and various assistive technologies developed to ease their work.







SBI Foundation News - Shri Alok K Choudhary DMD
Shri Alok K Choudhary DMD

Shri Alok K Choudhary DMD(HR)&CDO, SBI, inaugurated the #SBIYouthforIndiaFellowship 2019-20 orientation program yesterday at BAIF Campus, Pune. 

SBI #YouthforIndia, a flagship prog. of #SBIFoundation aims to provide an opportunity and ensure the sustainability of the innovations.



SBI Foundation News - IRMAs Naranpur Express a simulation exercise
IRMAs Naranpur Express a simulation exercise

IRMA’s ‘Naranpur Express’, a simulation exercise which focuses attention on the decision-making process of farmers, especially the small and marginal farmers was conducted in the Orientation Program of #SBIYouthforIndia Fellowship 2019-20 in Pune by Shuvajit Payne (Head- Education, Barefoot College and former SBI Foundation colleague).