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September 17, 2020

LAUNCH OF VOLUNTEERING PORTAL

HYSEA, today launched a volunteering portal that promotes CSR among IT company associates. The portal was formally launched by Sri Jayesh Ranjan IAS, Principal Secretary, Department of IT, E&C in the presence of HYSEA executive committee members and CSR leaders.

Addressing the HYSEA CSR forum members, Sri Jayesh Ranjan congratulated HYSEA on this novel initiative and said this will be a major shot in the arm for CSR volunteering activity in the state of Telangana. He asked corporate employees to come forward in big numbers and register themselves on the portal and contribute to the CSR initiatives by participating in various campaigns and events on the portal. He said Volunteering is more important than merely donating money and asked the industry to continue the momentum even beyond the pandemic. He has assured all help and support from Govt of Telangana for this HYSEA initiative.

This user-friendly portal is a one stop platform to learn and participate in the CSR events and projects being conducted in state of Telangana and Volunteers can participate in any event according to one’s areas of interest. An individual should register and select the events they would want to participate in. They can also choose roles for the event they are interested in such as Volunteer, coordinator, administrator, etc.

In addition, there is an option to subscribe to interesting volunteering themes, and a notification is sent via email when an event is launched aligned to the theme.

Speaking on this occasion, HYSEA CSR forum leader Ms. Manisha Saboo (AVP and head of Infosys Pocharam campus) and HYSEA President Mr. Bharani Aroll said that “This portal is the platform HYSEA is providing for IT corporates in Hyderabad to encourage and support volunteering among their associates. We strongly believe this portal will make volunteering easy and transparent and help in contributing to society. The portal is in alignment with sustainable development goals, with main emphasis on Environment, Education and Health and Well-being”

The portal will be accessible to all HYSEA member companies who together represent nearly 90% of Hyderabad’s IT and ITeS workforce. HYSEA CSR forum is a very active group comprising passionate individuals from corporates, focusing on education, environment and health initiatives in the state of Telangana.

HYSEA has partnered with Nirmaan NGO in conceiving and developing this portal and Nirmaan will operate and support the portal.

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