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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

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Renowned dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant launches dance practice app ‘Natyarambha’

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (UNI) To enable classical dance students practice and hone their ‘adavus’ outside the classroom and provide teachers and gurus with a useful training tool, acclaimed dancer, scholar, speaker, writer and guru Ananda Shankar Jayant has conceptualised a unique web application ‘Natyarambha’ that serves as a personal Bharatnatyam coach.

Renowned

Renowned dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant launches dance practice app ‘Natyarambha’

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (UNI) To enable classical dance students practice and hone their ‘adavus’ outside the classroom and provide teachers and gurus with a useful training tool, acclaimed dancer, scholar, speaker, writer and guru Ananda Shankar Jayant has conceptualised a unique web application ‘Natyarambha’ that serves as a personal Bharatnatyam coach.

AccorHotels

AccorHotels opens first ibis in Kochi

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) ibis, the internationally known economy brand of AccorHotels, marked its debut in Kochi today with the launch of ibis Kochi City Centre.

AccorHotels

AccorHotels opens first ibis in Kochi

New Delhi, Jan 13 (UNI) ibis, the internationally known economy brand of AccorHotels, marked its debut in Kochi today with the launch of ibis Kochi City Centre.

FreeCharge,

FreeCharge, Faasos enter pact to offer e-wallet payment solution

Bengaluru, Dec 28 (UNI) FreeCharge, India’s leading digital payments platform today announced its partnership with Faasos, a leading Food on Demand business as an e-wallet payment solution provider.

FreeCharge,

FreeCharge, Faasos enter pact to offer e-wallet payment solution

Bengaluru, Dec 28 (UNI) FreeCharge, India’s leading digital payments platform today announced its partnership with Faasos, a leading Food on Demand business as an e-wallet payment solution provider.

Dekkho

Dekkho raises 1.2 mn dollar in seed funding round

New Delhi, Dec 26 (UNI) Dekkho, a new-age streaming platform today said it has raised 1.

Dekkho

Dekkho raises 1.2 mn dollar in seed funding round

New Delhi, Dec 26 (UNI) Dekkho, a new-age streaming platform today said it has raised 1.

MyAdvo

MyAdvo Raises Angel Round of Funding from LetsVenture

Mumbai, Dec 23(UNI)MyAdvo, a legal-tech concierge that helps its clients connect to the 'right' lawyer for their legal needs, has raised a successful Angel round led by Pradyumna Dalmia (Calcutta Angels Network), Mr S.

MyAdvo

MyAdvo Raises Angel Round of Funding from LetsVenture

Mumbai, Dec 23(UNI)MyAdvo, a legal-tech concierge that helps its clients connect to the 'right' lawyer for their legal needs, has raised a successful Angel round led by Pradyumna Dalmia (Calcutta Angels Network), Mr S.

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".

ToneTag launches phone call-based cashless payments system

ToneTag launches phone call-based cashless payments system

Bengaluru, Dec 7 (UNI) Buoyed by the demonetisation initiative of the government, ToneTag, a Bangalore based startup, has introduced a sound-based mobile payments system which enables anyone with a standard phone to make cashless payments without having to download an app or to worry about internet connectivity.

Renowned dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant launches dance practice app ‘Natyarambha’

Renowned dancer Ananda Shankar Jayant launches dance practice app ‘Natyarambha’

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (UNI) To enable classical dance students practice and hone their ‘adavus’ outside the classroom and provide teachers and gurus with a useful training tool, acclaimed dancer, scholar, speaker, writer and guru Ananda Shankar Jayant has conceptualised a unique web application ‘Natyarambha’ that serves as a personal Bharatnatyam coach.

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