Times Foundation

Achievements


Times Foundation is a development initiative working towards equitable, inclusive and sustainable development in India. Our core areas of work include propagating literacy, ensuring health and wellness across social strata.

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Chairman's Message


We established the Times Foundation, our CSR initiative, to address national imperatives. These imperatives have plagued our past, slowed our present and continue to stare at our collective future.
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Highlights


  • 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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    Upcoming Events


    CHENNAI FLOOD RELIEF

    • Floods in Chennai have rendered thousands stranded and in dire need of assistance. Times Foundation Lucknow, has collaborated with Help U Educational & Chartitable Trust for transporting & distributing relief materials in the flood affected areas. Following are the list of items to be donated: food grains, dry food snacks, First aid kits, New clothes, toiletries, new mats & light blankets. Please note: Avoid liquids, old clothes or blankets, batteries, glass etc. Location of drop boxes: 1) The Times of India, 16, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow 2) The Times of India Press, Plot - 407, Uttar Dhauna, Tiwariganj, Farizabad Road, Chinhat, Lucknow

    SUSTAINABILITY, GOVERANCE AND SPIRITUALITY MEET

    • Times Foundation in collaboration with IIMB and Sahaj Marg Spirituality Foundation is organizing a International conference on indigenous models of Sustainability, good Governance and Spirituality Transformation from Jan 4 to Jan 6 at IIMB, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru. The event will be inaugurated at the IIMB on 3rd Jan 2016. Close to decade now, the world has been experiencing turmoil on several fronts. The conference will explore themes related to questions that surround this paradigm. The conference is addressed to academics, practitioners, doctoral students and managers. Contributions and registrations for the programme are invited on the themes highlighted on iimb.ac.in

    • For registration write to:
    • vfim@iimb.ernet.in

    PRINCIPAL'S CONCLAVE

    • Dayananda Sagar University (DSU) in collaboration with Times Foundation is organizing "Principal's Conclave" beginning on 5th Jan undertaken to discuss two vital topics that concerns the higher secondary education and the university education systems. The conclave is open to principals on 5th Jan and followed by a curtain raiser from Jan 6th to Jan 8th open for students from class 12 with Industry sponsored labs like Auto Desk, Bosch Rexroth, IBM, VMware, ETAS and TCS which could enable students to find real solutions; No registration fee. For more information information/clarifications: Please call: Prof R Janardhan, Pro Vice Chancellor, Dayananda Sagar University: 98440 74091

    • For registration write to:
    • janardhan.dsi@gmail.com

    TEACHER AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING - TAFIT 2015

    • TAFIT is back again! Times Foundation and The Teacher Foundation are happy to announce the “Teacher Awards For Innovative Teaching – 2015”. TAFIT aims to recognize and acknowledge innovative strategies tried by teachers in their classrooms. TAFIT is open to private, government and special school teachers in Bangalore. The nominee should be currently teaching between preprimary and Std. X. Last date for teachers to submit the portfolio is 30th November 2015. For further details contact 080-41131930. To download the nomination form, visit: www.facebook.com/timesfoundation

    • For registration write to:
    • info@teacherfoundation.org

    THE LAUNCH OF THE NEW TEACHER TRAINING, BANGALORE

    • Times Foundation in collaboration with The Teacher Foundation is starting its second batch of "The New Teacher" (TNT) a 9 month programme this July 1st, 2015, which aims developing young trainees to begin a meaningful professional career in low cost private schools.

    • For registration write to:
    • info@teacherfoundation.org