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  • DLF Employees Volunteer to Shape the Dreams of Less privileged Students at the Summer Camp

    DLF Employees Volunteers

    A group of motivated and socially minded DLF Employees Volunteers to shape the dreams of 250 less privileged students at the Summer Camp for the school scholars supported under DLF Foundation’s ‘Nurturing Talent Programme’ at Ridge Valley School, Gurgaon. The two-days-long Camp commenced on 27th June, with story-telling session conducted by DLF employees as part of Employee Engagement program.  The DLF Foundation gives scholarship to over 1200 such students every year and provides allied coaching, counselling and mentoring services.

  • DLF Foundation awarded on Independence Day

    Manohar Lal Khattar

    DLF Foundation presented with award on Independence Day from Haryana CM Manohar Lal on Tuesday in Devi Lal Stadium, Sector 38 Gurugram.

    DLF Foundation was awarded for its contribution in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. It has continued with its mission of “Building Lives” and initiated a number of charitable projects for the poor and underprivileged in areas of skill development, education, training, healthcare, community development and environment in Gurugram.

  • DLF Foundation distributes state-of-the-art hockey kits to Gurgaon Women’s Teams

    DLF Foundation

    A total of 54 kits distributed to Junior, Sub-Junior and Senior Women’s Teams

    Gurgaon 13th April: In an endeavor to promote sports among women and motivate women athletes, DLF Foundation, a philanthropic arm of DLF Ltd. today distributed hockey kits to Gurgaon women’s hockey teams. A total of 54 kits were distributed among Junior, Sub-Junior and Senior Women’s teams at Government boys senior secondary school, Gurgaon village. The state-of-the- art hockey kit is aligned to international standards.

    Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Gurgaon’s Deputy Commissioner Shri Vinay Pratap Singh, District Sports Officer, Gurugram, Paras Ram, Gurgaon Women Hockey coach, Ashok Pawar, Preeti Bhardwaj, Vice Chairperson, Haryana State Commission for Women, Dr. Vinay Sahni, CEO, DLF Foundation and Gayatri Paul, Director-Programmes, DLF Foundation.

    Gurgaon Village has produced the maximum number of hockey players from Haryana. Majority of the women’s hockey team of Gurgaon also has players belonging to Gurgaon village.

    On the occasion, Shri Vinay Pratap Singh said, “I want to thank DLF Foundation for taking up this initiative at our request. I hope this will go a long way in benefitting girls and will encourage more participation of girls in hockey and other sports as well.”

    Dr. Vinay Sahni, CEO, DLF Foundation said: “Women’s hockey team is a pride of the city and a torchbearer to budding players. This initiative is a part of our efforts to motivate athletes and encourage more women to embrace sports as their profession.”

    Manisha Dhawal (20), Senior girls’ team captain who has also played at national level said, “We used to practice without proper equipment and we had to borrow hockey sticks from other team members. We must thank DLF foundation for taking this initiative of providing us with free kits. This is a major step in our growth, we will be able to practice more efficiently now. ”

    Payal (18), Junior girls’ team captain, who has also played nationals said, “We are feeling very much delighted and respected by this gesture of DLF Foundation. This initiative of encouraging and promoting women in sports is highly commendable. They have provided us with proper kits which consist of hockey sticks, shoes, shin guards, track suits etc. Now we can practice without getting injured. I can practice better with better equipment.”

     “My team is very happy with the support and encouragement extended to us by DLF foundation. This is the first time someone has done such kind of thing for us; we all want to thank them for this kit distribution program”, said Sakshi (15), Captain of Sub-junior team.

    Haryana has been at the forefront in encouraging sports. Many players have brought laurels to the state. Haryana was crowned champion in 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (Women) National Championship 2018 (A Division) held recently. Hockey is the national game of the country and a recent stellar performance in Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast has lifted hopes.

  • DLF Foundation distributes state-of-the-art hockey kits to Gurgaon Women’s Teams

    Senior Womens Hockey Team Gurgaon With DC And Officials From DLF Foundation

    Gurgaon: In an endeavor to promote sports among women and motivate women athletes, DLF Foundation, a philanthropic arm of DLF Ltd. today distributed hockey kits to Gurgaon women’s hockey teams. A total of 54 kits were distributed among Junior, Sub-Junior and Senior Women’s teams at Government boys senior secondary school, Gurgaon village. The state-of-the- art hockey kit is aligned to international standards.

    Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Gurgaon’s Deputy Commissioner Shri Vinay Pratap Singh, District Sports Officer, Gurugram, Paras Ram, Gurgaon Women Hockey coach, Ashok Pawar, Preeti Bhardwaj, Vice Chairperson, Haryana State Commission for Women, Dr. Vinay Sahni, CEO, DLF Foundation and Gayatri Paul, Director-Programmes, DLF Foundation.

    Gurgaon Village has produced the maximum number of hockey players from Haryana. Majority of the women’s hockey team of Gurgaon also has players belonging to Gurgaon village.

    On the occasion, Shri Vinay Pratap Singh said, “I want to thank DLF Foundation for taking up this initiative at our request. I hope this will go a long way in benefitting girls and will encourage more participation of girls in hockey and other sports as well.”

    Dr. Vinay Sahni, CEO, DLF Foundation said: “Women’s hockey team is a pride of the city and a torchbearer to budding players. This initiative is a part of our efforts to motivate athletes and encourage more women to embrace sports as their profession.”

    Manisha Dhawal (20), Senior girls’ team captain who has also played at national level said, “We used to practice without proper equipment and we had to borrow hockey sticks from other team members. We must thank DLF foundation for taking this initiative of providing us with free kits. This is a major step in our growth, we will be able to practice more efficiently now. ”

    Payal (18), Junior girls’ team captain, who has also played nationals said, “We are feeling very much delighted and respected by this gesture of DLF Foundation. This initiative of encouraging and promoting women in sports is highly commendable. They have provided us with proper kits which consist of hockey sticks, shoes, shin guards, track suits etc. Now we can practice without getting injured. I can practice better with better equipment.”

     “My team is very happy with the support and encouragement extended to us by DLF foundation. This is the first time someone has done such kind of thing for us; we all want to thank them for this kit distribution program”, said Sakshi (15), Captain of Sub-junior team.

    Haryana has been at the forefront in encouraging sports. Many players have brought laurels to the state. Haryana was crowned champion in 8th Hockey India Sub Junior (Women) National Championship 2018 (A Division) held recently. Hockey is the national game of the country and a recent stellar performance in Commonwealth Games at Gold Coast has lifted hopes.

  • DLF Foundation kick-started 'JUNOON' at Cyber Hub

    DLF Foundation Junoon Program

    DLF Foundation, a philanthropic arms of DLF Limited yesterday kick-started the art and culture initiative ‘Junoon’ at Amphitheatre in Cyber Hub, Gurgaon. The objective of the project is to provide a platform to budding performers to showcase their talent.The event will enable people of all age groups from across Delhi-NCR to showcase their talent in activities like music, dance, plays, theatre, laughter club activities, fashion show and the like.

  • DLF Foundation organizes multi-specialty health camp at Bada Village, Gurugram

    Multi Specialty Health Camp

    In a bid to ensure the overall well-being of the community, DLF Foundation organized a multi-specialty health camp at Village Bada near Nawada Fathepur, Gurugram. Held in collaboration with Institute for Global Development, New Delhi, the camp witnessed over 300 people being screened for various diseases. Besides the general health checkup, the community was provided the services of Obstetrician/Gynaecologist, General Physician, Paediatrician OPD, Eye testing and Dental OPD. The objective of the initiative launched under Project Aarogyam was to provide regular qualitative primary health services in the Project area.

  • DLF Foundation partners with Medanta in ‘Mission Stop Dengue’

    Mission Stop Dengue

    In a bid to spread awareness and combat dengue, DLF Foundation, a philanthropic arm of DLF Limited, has partnered with Medanta- The Medicity, Gurgaon in the ‘Mission Stop Dengue.’

    Launched on National Dengue Day, the initiative comes in the wake of monsoon which witnesses the onslaught of dengue and other vector borne diseases every year.

  • Gurgaon's Teekli Village to take lessons from Anna Hazare’s Ralegan Siddhi

    Villagers Leaving For Ralegan Siddhi

    ·         Village representatives to meet Anna Hazare and attend a training session conducted by him

    ·         25 villagers including the Sarpanch of Teekli have left for the tour

     

    The representatives of Teekli Village, Gurugram are on a five- day visit to Ralegan Siddhi and Hivare Bazar, Maharashtra to take lessons from the two villages for developing Teekili as a Model Village. The visit conducted under the aegis of DLF Foundation aims to provide exposure to the community to a model village. The long-term objective is to convert Teekli into a smart village model on Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana of government.

    "The objective of DLF Foundation planning the visit to Ralegan Siddhi for Teekli village representatives is to understand the intricacies and importance of a model village. Since Ralegan Siddhi is developed as a smart village under the guidance of Anna Hazare, Teekli Village looks up to the village to emulate its success story".

    He futher said "The visit will be useful in making the village representatives realize the importance of practices such as environment conversation and solid waste management. We are determined to set a benchmark of social and economic development model in Teekli Village. The aim of the project is to improve the overall development indicators of the Teekli village so as to uplift the overall quality of life of the community. The visit is aimed to study the model of inclusive development of villages through a participatory approach by engaging all stakeholders" said Col. Prakash Tewari, Executive Director, DLF Foundation.

    For the said purpose, a total of 25 community members from Teekli Village including the sarpanch and several women have left for the tour. They are accompanied by the representatives of DLF Foundation. The delegation would also attend a training session addressed by social activist Anna Hazare.

    “The tour of Ralegan Siddhi will be crucial in helping us understand the socio-political models used in the village and explore how this model can be integrated with Teekli Village. We are grateful to DLF Foundation for planning and coordinating this trip which would go a long way in ensuring the development of the village. Anna Hazare is someone we all look up to and we are all excited to meet him and learn from him” said Raveena Devi, Sarpanch, Teekli Village. 

     “We are excited to embark on this tour. Visiting Ralegan Siddhi and meeting Anna Hazare will be a dream come true for us. The visit will inspire us to develop our Teekli Villages along the lines of Ralegan Siddhi. I thank and appreciate DLF Foundation for taking us all the way to Ralegan Siddhi and Hivare Bazar” said Praveen Yadav, Teekli village.  

     The visit is being conducted under the Model Village Project of DLF Foundation. Through the Model Village Project, DLF Foundation proposes to set a benchmark for social and economic development model in rural locations of Gurgaon. The aim of the project is to improve the overall development indicators of the Teekli village so as to uplift the overall quality of life of the community. DLF Foundation has evolved its own set of parameters which are based on detailed assessment and review of government programmes for creating a Model Village. The project has incorporated several initiatives incorporating education, livelihood, healthcare, skill development, waste management and village leadership development. DLF Foundation had earlier established Community Water Treatment System, crematorium, and Mobile Medicare Unit in Teekli Village under the project.

  • New Gurugram gears to tackle onslaught of dengue

    Mission Stop Dengue

    In a bid to tackle dengue, DLF Foundation and Medanta organized a workshop and awareness drive in new sectors of Gurugram on Saturday as a part of ‘Mission Stop Dengue’. Large number of residents participated in the programme that enlightened them on how to tackle dengue including resort to natural ayurvedic home remedies too.

  • ‘Mission Stop Dengue’ ambassadors pledge for a Dengue free Gurugram

    Mission Stop Dengue Gurugram

    In order to tackle the growing menace of dengue in the city, DLF Foundation hosted an awareness workshop at Club5 as a part of ‘Mission Stop Dengue’- an initiative by Medanta and DLF Foundation. The session received overwhelming participation from the residents of DLF5 condominiums which included The Aralias, The Magnolias, The Icon, The Belaire, Pinnacle, The Summit, Trinity Towers, Royalton Towers, Westend Heights, Wellington Estate, Carlton Estate, Princeton Estate and Exclusive Floors.

  • ‘Mission Stop Dengue’ awareness drive held at Ridge Valley School

    DLF Foundation

    In a bid to keep the city free of dengue, DLF Foundation and Medanta organized a workshop in Ridge Valley School on Thursday as a part of ‘Mission Stop Dengue’- an initiative by Medanta and DLF Foundation.

    The workshop commenced with five doctors led by Dr. Shubhang kick starting the awareness workshop with a quote “If you are too small to make a change, then try sleeping with a mosquito.