Monday, December 19, 2011
Tuesday, December 6, 2011
The Corporate Disaster Resource Network (CDRN) National Stakeholder Council Formation Dinner: 23 corporate and 3 government officials were present and interacted with the Governor and the Aidmatrix Idnia team with a focus how improve and grow the CDRN. The CDRN is a web based supply chain management system that helps Relief agencies, Response agencies and Local governments access and feed in real time information on products and services required for emergency humanitarian relief.
Aidmatrix received the "Best IT Implementation for Greatest Social Impact" from PCQuest at an award function organized by Cybermedia Group
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Aidmatrix India hosted a symposium, organised in collaboration with the Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry, on "Preparedness & Relief management at times of emergencies & natural disasters." 40 Companies and 4 government officials attended the event.
Governor McCallum was also interviewed by the Economic Times in India, which you can read here
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Thursday, December 1, 2011
Polio awareness campaign at I-League
IMG Reliance and the I-League have joined hands with the polio eradication campaign ‘India Unite to End Polio Now’ (IUEPN).
On the opening weekend of the I-League (October 22 and 23), there will be an awareness campaign in Kolkata and Pune which will include distribution of t-shirts, visors and banners to fans at the match venues, a press release said.
Following matches would be covered as a part of the initiative: Pune FC v/s Shilong Lajong (at Pune), East Bengal vs Churchill Brothers (Kolkata) (both today) and Indian Arrows vs Mohun Bagan Ac (Kolkata); Air India vs Mumbai FC (Pune) (both tomorrow).
IUEPN is an initiative of Aidmatrix Foundation, supported by UNICEF, and a collaborative effort between the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), World Health Organisation (WHO), National Polio Surveillance Project (NPSP), Rotary International and US Centre for Disease Control (CDC).
The I-League started today and will go on till April 2012 end.
Fourteen teams are participating in the League, comprising 182 matches across 26 rounds.
UNICEF Polio Eradication Communication Specialist, Rod Curtis, appreciated the I-League and IMG Reliance’s support to India’s fight against the crippling disease.
“For far too long, polio has been crippling children but we are now in sight of a polio-free India,” he said.