Press Coverages

Wadhwani Foundation addresses labour crisis in healthcare industry
May 15, 2014
Category: SDN

You’ve been taken to the hospital with a neck injury after being involved in an auto accident. The hospital is overwhelmed and you haven’t been able to see a doctor or a nurse for several hours. The only person attending to you is a nursing assistant. She’s pleasant, takes your blood pressure (incorrectly), and asks […]

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Wadhwani Foundation signs MoU with Aryabhatta Knowledge University for implementation support to Community Colleges and Bachelor of Vocation in Bihar
April 28, 2014
Category: SDN

PATNA, India — A big leap in the job oriented education system in Bihar was signaled by signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Aryabhatta Knowledge University (AKU), Patna and Wadhwani Foundation for skilling youth on Industry-driven employability oriented training through Community Colleges. It is estimated that by about 2025, India will have 25% […]

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National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) launches ‘Dream to Destination (D2D)’ – A Women Entrepreneur Development Program
March 24, 2014
Category: NEN

‘Dream to Destination (D2D)’ – A Women Entrepreneur Development Program launched by National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) aims at helping women entrepreneurs achieve their business goals, especially in terms of fundability, scalability and revenue growth. The program aims to assist 100 high-potential women entrepreneurs across 5 cities. Bangalore, 24 March 2014: The Dream to Destination (D2D) […]

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NEN E Week 2014: 1st – 8th March 2014
March 2, 2014
Category: NEN

The students created 2,493 handmade pollution masks in 30 minutes Students of the Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology have created a record for making 2,493 handmade pollution masks in 30 minutes, says a release from the college. Elite World Records has recognised the feat and issued a certificate. Attempt The release said that […]

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Wadhwani Foundation and Narayana Health pilot successful healthcare training program
February 11, 2014
Category: SDN

BANGALORE, India — Wadhwani Foundation (WF), in collaboration with Narayana Health (NH), today announced the success of its skills training pilot program for NH’s healthcare support staff. The program aims to fill the void of critical skills needed in the healthcare industry that are currently missing from formal and informal nursing education programs. Using videos […]

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National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) hosts ‘Youth Entrepreneurship Meet’ for Students, at Chennai
March 3, 2014
Category: NEN

CHENNAI: Aspiring entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship leaders and students from various educational institutions in Chennai came together to share ideas and best practices at the first ‘Youth Entrepreneurship Meet’ on Friday. The meet was organized by the National Entrepreneurship Network, a flagship initiative of Wadhwani Foundation, at Ethiraj Women’s College. The programme offered participants access to unique […]

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Wadhwani Foundation organizes seminar on “Promoting Innovation in MSMEs through Public-Private Partnership Programmes” at New Delhi
February 19, 2014
Category: POLICY

Wadhwani, a U.S. based philanthropist towards accelerating the country’s economic growth through large scale, high impact entrepreneurship and skill development programmes, today unveiled a study titled “Promoting Innovation through PPP - An assessment of SBIRI & BIPP Programmes”. The study was released jointly by Dr. T Ramasami, Honorable Secretary, Department of Science & Technology, GOI […]

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