Active Case Finding Project for TB, a programme sponsored by HP Enterprise and to be implemented by APPL Foundation at the Tea Estates of APPL was launched at an event organized at Kellyden Tea Estate
Mr. Ranjit Barthakur, APPL Foundation Chairman: recipient of Achiever Awards for Corporate Excellence
Eminent corporate personality and philanthropist Ranjit Barthakur has been honoured with the Achiever Awards for Corporate Excellence by Partidin Group at a ceremony in Guwahati.
On 19th June 2019 Referral Hospital and Research Centre completed 25 year of being established as a healthcare centre at Chubwa Tea Estate in Dibrugarh Assam. Established by TATA Tea in 1990’s the healthcare facility has in due course of time earned reputation of a secondary healthcare facility catering patients not only in upper Assam but in the neighboring states of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland. The occasion of sliver jubilee was celebrated through open session of Doctors and a celebration among the team members of the Hospital.
APPL Foundation, promoted by Amalgamated Plantations (P) Ltd, is rolling out the Fungal Free Frocks (3F) Project in 3 Tea Estates of Assam- Borjan (Golaghat), Chubwa (Dibrugarh) and Nahortoli (Dibrugarh).
APPL Foundation at ‘Workplace Women's Health & Well-being Meeting’ organized by United Nations Foundation and Tata Trusts
Dr. Purnananda Khaund and Mr. Jatin Bavishi represented APPL Foundation at the recently concluded UN Foundation-Tata Trusts Conference on Workplace Women's Health & Empowerment in Agriculture Sector. The Conference was attended by global brands, Tea Producers, Industry Experts as well as NGO’s/Social Enterprises amongst others. Dr. Khaund gave a glimpse into the activities of APPL Foundation in the healthcare sector, particularly in the field of Fungal Infections, Nutrition, Technological Innovations and Family Planning.
On Monday, the Community Outreach Programme (Screening and Awareness of common Non-communicable diseases) started in the Amalgamated Plantations Tea Garden Estate
APPL Foundation and Hewlett Packard (India) Software Operation Private Limited (HPISO) have signed an MoU to upgrade the eHealthcare units at Damdim (West Bengal), Powai, Namroop, Kellyden, Hathikuli and facilitate TB screening. The programme visions to screen 15000 probable patients and link them towards curative procedures.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Dhiraj Kakati, Managing Trustee, APPL Foundation and Mr. Sushil Batla, Head CSR Hewlett Packard Enterprise India.
The 6th Batch of Adult Learning Programme (Project Swabhimaan) is complete, and a small presentation ceremony was held to distribute certificates to the qualified students. The learners acknowledged how their lives have improved through these special classes.
A total of 173 students have been trained in basic reading, writing and arithmetic from November 2018 till present, and is gaining greater enthusiasm with every passing batch.
Mr. Rituraj and team was extremely lucky with sightings of Arctic wildlife. Some of the memorable encounters include the Bowhead whale, Beluga whale, Fin whale, Polar Bear, Walrus, Svalbard Reindeer, Atlantic Puffin, Great Skua, Arctic Skua and Ivory Gull. The CFA team learnt about the changing dynamics of predator and prey interactions in the warming arctic ecosystems from wildlife biologists with decades on research in the polar regions.
Menstrual Hygiene for girls and women in the community at large is the campaign that APPL Foundation has been spearheading since Women’s Day. Adding a new chapter to the campaign a programme to ensure menstrual hygiene has been initiated at Dooars. Educating women about reproductive health, menstrual hygiene and encouraging them to adopt best practices is the objective of the programme.