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HCL releases first grant to ‘Going to School’ NGO

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New Delhi: ‘Going to School’ (GTS) NGO was finally announced the first HCL grant by the HCL Foundation. The amount granted to this NGO is Rs. 5 crores ($740,000).

On Monday, President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated and felicitated the NGO, which was being shortlisted from 6 finalists.

The NGO will receive the first instalment of the grant immediately on the announcement. Subsequent instalments will be milestone-based.

GTS was established in 2003 as a charitable trust with an aim to create interactive stories of role model that would inspire children to stay in school.

HCL one of the biggest computer and technology company in India is providing the help to the NGO. In India, still thousands of Children cannot go to school. Even in the twenty-first century, many do not have access to the basic education due to many reasons with financial being the main reason.(IANS)(image-youtube)

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Actress Alia Bhatt To Be The Face of Nokia Phones in India

The Nokia phones print campaign with the actress went live on October 12 to mark the festive season

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Finnish company HMD Global that manufactures and markets Nokia smartphones on Monday roped in Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia devices in India.

“We are really excited to have Alia Bhatt as the face of Nokia phones. I am confident that in the coming together of Nokia phones and Alia Bhatt, we will further enhance the excitement around our new launches for our fans,” Ajey Mehta, Vice President and Country Head-India, HMD Global, said in a statement.

The new festive campaign with Bhatt takes an affectionate and light-hearted look at the unique role played by a young person (and her Nokia smartphone) in making Diwali celebrations with her loved ones truly special, the company added.

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Alia Bhatt face of Nokia phones in India. Wikimedia Commons

The Nokia phones print campaign with the actress went live on October 12 to mark the festive season.

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“The young generation is relied upon by their loved ones for so many things that they do with just a few clicks on their phones — from paying a bill to capturing memories. This insight is at the core of our campaign and helps make Nokia phones relevant for these young consumers,” Mehta added. (IANS)

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