IIT Kharagpur Spring Fest Announces Social Initiative 2023: PUKKAR

Along with the melange of various cultural arts, yearly Spring Fest comes up with a unique social initiative, understanding its responsibility towards the betterment of society. Every year the fest we aim at a social cause and strives to resolve it to its fullest. We read-more

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:18 PM / by Krishan Roy

Tags: Spring Meet, iit kharagpur, Social Issues, UNICEF

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Ayushman Khurrana

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Ayushman Khurana Becomes Celebrity Advocate Of EVAC For UNICEF

TIME Magazine named Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as ‘Most Influential People in the World’ for his unique choices of movies. His films played a major role in awakening society with his counter-gender discrimination films.  He also spread the message to educate children on World Day against Child Labour. In addition, the UNICEF roped him in as their Celebrity Advocate for the global campaign Ending Violence Against Children (EVAC). 

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 07:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ayushman Khurrana, Mumbai, UNICEF, World Day Against Child Labour, celebrity advocate


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UNICEF Appeals For USD 25 Million For Sri Lankan Children

Sri Lanka's crippling crisis has left almost half of the country's children in need of humanitarian help. United Nations is urging governments to respond to the most vulnerable people's urgent needs within the next four months. On June 11, United Nations Children's Fund requested USD 25.3 million in order to provide nourishment, healthcare, safe drinking water, education, and mental health services to 1.7 million vulnerable children in Sri… read-more

Sat, 11 Jun 2022 - 07:01 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Sri Lanka, UNICEF, humanitarian assistance, children, Sri Lanka Crisis

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RJ Umar, Ricky Key

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UNICEF Honors RJ Umar Nisar For His Exceptional Performance During COVID-19 Outbreak

UNICEF honored radio jockey Umar Nisar (RJ Umar) of south Kashmir with the '01 Best Content Award' and the Immunization Champion award at the annual Radio4Child 2022 Awards in Mumbai. Radio4Child recognized radio workers from private FM and All India Radio across the country for their outstanding efforts during the COVID-19 outbreak. These radio experts emphasized the significance of routine immunization among individuals. 

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 03:15 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: UNICEF, Covid-19, radio jockey, Jammu and Kashmir, Mumbai

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Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra Revisits UNICEF Journey As It Marks 75 Years

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) marked 75 years On December 11. The occasion made Priyanka Chopra revisit her journey as a UNICEF Ambassador. The global star has been working with UNICEF since 2006 and met refugees, children, and women in India, Bangladesh, and other countries. "It's an experience that has been so enriching in so many ways," said Priyanka… read-more

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 03:52 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Priyanka Chopra Jonas, UNICEF, children, Refugees, Instagram

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The World Bank

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World Bank Donors Agree To Provide $280 Million To Afghanistan

The World Bank on December 10 said that the donors have approved to release of $280 million for war-torn country Afghanistan. "The Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) donors agreed to provide funds to UNICEF and World Food Programme (WFP) by the end of December 2021," said the World Bank. UNICEF will release $100 million to provide health services in Afghanistan and $180 WFP to bolster food security. 

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 09:48 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: World Bank, Afghanistan, UNICEF, World Food Program, ARTF

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Child labour

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Child Labour Case Hits 160 Million In Last Four Years, Reports Says

World Day Against Child Labour is celebrated on June 12, and this day holds a special significance in India. “The pandemic has led to an increase in child labor globally,” Union Minister of Health & Family welfare Harsh Vardhan tweeted. As per the report of International Labour Organization and UNICEF, the child labour has risen to 160 million in the last four years.

Sun, 13 Jun 2021 - 10:49 AM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: UNICEF, International Labour Organization, child labour, Dr Harsh Vardhan

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Former Miss World Manushi Chhillar

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Manushi Chhillar Joins UNICEF To Promote Menstrual Hygiene In India

UNICEF has chosen actress Manushi Chhillar to raise awareness on menstrual hygiene in India. Besides promoting menstrual hygiene education for girls before their first period, the initiative aims to sensitise males to be understanding, supportive and initiate conversations around periods. Determinedly engaged in enlightening menstrual hygiene issue, the ex-Miss World said, pandemic affected the menstrual hygiene life of females due to a lack… read-more

Fri, 28 May 2021 - 08:28 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Manushi Chillar, menstrual hygiene, UNICEF, periods

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Experts Suggest Do's And Don'ts To Females On Menstrual Hygiene Day

On May 28 World Menstruation Hygiene Day, highlighting the significance of awareness regarding periods, experts suggest do’s and don’ts for menstruating females. Asking to select the suitable sanitation method, experts suggest complete comfort, proper bathing and regular washing to menstruating females. Recommending girls to discuss menstruation-related question to right person experts suggest to carry multi-purpose kit with them. Reportedly… read-more

Fri, 28 May 2021 - 06:34 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: menstrual hygiene, world menstrual hygiene day, Menstruation, UNICEF, Girls dropouts

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School students

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CBSE Calls Students To Join COVID Awareness Programme 'Young Warrior'

CBSE has asked the students to join ‘Young Warrior’ pandemic awareness programme launched in alliance with Health Ministry and UNICEF's youth consortium YuWaah. The board urged the participation of students and teachers between 10-30 age group. Notably, the statement came after PM Narendra Modi appealed the students calling them ‘baal mitra’ to spread awareness about the pandemic. Planning to engage 50 lakh youths, the programme will provide… read-more

Sat, 22 May 2021 - 07:20 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Health Ministry, Healthcare, Covid-19, UNICEF, awareness, PM Narendra Modi, students

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