Tata Trusts takes digital route for philanthropy to improve 100 mn lives

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Latest News – Tata Trusts, the philanthropic entity started by Tata group founders, is turning to the power of technology and innovation to carry out its charitable work looking to impact 100 million lives by 2021.

Be it efforts to empower rural women, break gender barrier in access to Internet in villages or address gaps in learning levels of students of government schools, Tata Trusts is now banking on digital ecosystem to scale up, enhance efficiency and reduce costs of many programmes that it runs.

 

“Our aim is to make a difference to the lives of 100 million by 2021 across India through interventions using technology and innovation under several programmes we are undertaking now,” Tata Trusts Head (partnerships and technology) Prabhat Pani told PTI.

Even in the development sector, the role of technology and innovation is extremely important as the population that needs support outstrips the limited funds, he added.

“With technology, for the same amount of money, we are able to reach out to a larger part of the population. Besides, being able to do things (Read More)

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