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Ericsson India launches CSR initiative "Baank-e-Loom" with DEF in Barabanki

Ericsson India launches  CSR initiative "Baank-e-Loom" with DEF in Barabanki

Lucknow, Sep 26 (UNI) Ericsson India,a leading global Information Communication Technology (ICT) company today announced the launch of its new CSR initiative, 'Baank-e-Loom' in partnership with Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF).

The initiative envisages digital development of the hand-loom weavers community in Sairanpur, in Barabanki district of UP with Ericsson aims to empower traditional artisans in embracing new technologies, designs and scaling up traditional weaving methods by employing ICT tools in marketing and sales.

Osama Manzar, founder and director DEF said here today for entire Barabanki weaver community, Baank-e-Loom is an intervention that will uplift the handloom weavers socio-economic status from depravity to self-reliance through the use of the internet, digital design and broadband."

Baank-e-loom is just the tip of an iceberg which shows how digital interventions can empower a traditional weaving skill-based cluster," he further added.

Starting in Saidanpur, Baank-e-Loom could be a replicable lesson for all the 470 handloom clusters of India, he further added.

Ericsson India vice-president and head technology Manoj Dawane said that the Baank-e-loom ,initiative aims to promote inclusive growth and development of the Barabanki handloom community." we are confident that this initiative will help to make a positive impact on the weaver community at Barabanki," he stated. UNI MB PY RJ NS1600

Google

Google picks six Indian startups for accelerator programme

Bengaluru, May 24 (UNI) Global technology giant Google today said it had shortlisted six Indian startups for the fourth class of its Accelerator Program.

NCG

NCG with Tata trusts launches unique initiative of linking all cancer centres across India

New Delhi, May 22 (UNI) The National Cancer Grid (NCG), with the support of Tata Trusts, has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative in India and perhaps globally also, of linking cancer centres across India.

IndiGo

IndiGo launches daily flight between Singapore-Bengaluru

Bangalore, May 19 (UNI) Continuing to strengthen its network in the Asia-pacific region, private carrier IndiGo, announced its first non-stop flight and 5th overall flight between Singapore and Bengaluru with effect from June 10.

FICCI-Google

FICCI-Google to host Digital Marketing Certificate Programme

Kozhikode, May 17 (UNI) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) along with Google will organise ‘Google-FICCI Digital Marketing Certification Programme’ in the city to help small and medium sized businesses unlock exponential growth, on May 25.

EAZY

EAZY ERP total revenue up 25 pc in 2016-17

Gurgaon, May 11 (UNI) Fast growing ERP software services provider EAZY ERP today reported a growth of 25 per cent in its total revenue at Rs 6 crore in 2016-17 against Rs 4.

Uber

Uber launches bike-taxi service in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, May 11 (UNI) Uber, the app based cab service provider, today launched UberMOTO, the bike-taxi service, in Ahmedabad in presence of Transport Minister Vallabh Kadadiya and departmental principal secretary Vipul Mittra.

We are well poised to be in the forefront of eCommerce industry: Askmebazaar CEO

We are well poised to be in the forefront of eCommerce industry: Askmebazaar CEO

New Delhi, Jan 24 (UNI) Home and Lifestyle online market place Askmebazaar, is trying to position itself in the fast growing e-commerce sector and aims to set the standards in authenticity via genuine branded goods and taking on its rivals with a new narrative for brand conscious Indian consumer.

Kunal Singhal wins 'Start-up entrepreneur of the year' award

Kunal Singhal wins 'Start-up entrepreneur of the year' award

New Delhi, Aug 1 (UNI) Aiming to promote small medium enterprises across the country, the Sarthi Group awarded Kunal Singhal, Managing Director of Easy Business Solutions the Excellence Award in the category "Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year".

NextEra Softech launches app to get exact location

NextEra Softech launches app to get exact location

New Delhi, Apr 17 (UNI) When your car breaks down on the highway, or you get stranded in the middle of nowhere, when your taxi can’t find the exact location or you see a huge pothole in the middle of the road, wouldn’t it be great to be able to lead the right people directly to your location? Similarly, even in emergency situations, when ambulances, police vehicles and fire trucks have to find the right location, an accurate map will simply help save a lot of time, and a lot of lives.

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