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Performance-based ratings for environment NGOs: Javadekar

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New Delhi: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday that the government would come out with a new ranking system based on the performance of NGOs working in the field of environment, an official statement said.

“The government will bring out a new performance-based rating of NGOs working in the field of environment to encourage them,” he said after releasing the 10th edition of the directory of ‘Environmental NGOs in India – 2015’ here.

Javadekar also called for a need to add new features for the next edition of the directory to make it even more useful, comprehensive and user-friendly, it added.

The current directory contains a list of about 2,300 NGOs across the country working towards environmental protection, conservation and awareness.

 

(IANS)

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Facebook Launches Free Version of Enterprise Communications App Workplace For NGOs

The app also comes integrated with tools like "OxBot" which is a jargon-busting bot that provides a link to internal sources of information, increasing accessibility options

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Making inroads into the non-profit segment, Facebook has launched a free version of its enterprise communications app ‘Workplace’ to make working better, smarter and faster for charities and non-governmental organisations.

Named “Workplace for Good”, the app would donate work-essential mobile, video, communication and collaboration tools free of charge to organisations like World Wildlife Fund, United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) and more.

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“We’re giving ‘Workplace for free’ to non-profits and staff at educational institutions globally, so they can build meaningful communities and create change around the world,” Annette Gevaert, Head, Workplace For Good, Facebook, wrote in a blog post late on Wednesday.

Additionally, the app also comes integrated with tools like “OxBot” which is a jargon-busting bot that provides a link to internal sources of information, increasing accessibility options.

Also Read: Facebook is Testing Paid Subscription Options For Private Groups

“We’re also renewing our commitment to #ImpactCloud, a coalition of technology companies including Workplace, Salesforce, Box, Okta and Microsoft, working together to help accelerate digital transformation and impact for humanitarian and disaster relief organisations,” Gevaert added. (IANS)

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