ekal vidyalaya foundation of india

The Ekal Vidyalaya Foundation is a tax exempt, registered, not-for-profit service organisation dedicated to education and village development in rural India. Presently, it operates in over 57,502 villages and educates over 16,21,396 children in rural India.

Dr. Harshad Mehta is a patron of the Ekal Support Group, India.

Project Life, India

The main activities of Project Life are focused on rural Gujarat and include

  • Blood bank center
  • Thalassemia prevention and control
  • Greenfield – environmental intervention
  • Rural education infrastructure development
  • Excellence in education
  • Science of living through yoga
  • Women’s empowerment
  • Housing in tribal areas

Dr. Harshad Mehta is the Chairman of Project Life, India.


Other NGOs and CSR activities

The 7Cs Group also supports various other projects like the Rotary International, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, British Asian Trust and other organisations in the field of education, women's empowerment and livelihood. The 7Cs Group also holds health and blood donation camps on a regular basis.

Mandar

Mandar is the CSR initiative of 7Cs Group, founded in 2012 by Dr. Harshad Mehta. Since its inception, it's not only close to Dr. Mehta's heart but is a guiding light for all its businesses. For us, at 7Cs Group, CSR does not mean philanthropy or charity alone, it is and will be how the company conducts its business - responsibly. We are focused on human rights and labour rights and on ensuring that business ethics are followed throughout all verticals of the company. In its entirety it involves ethical behavior with respect for the law, respect for the industry we work in and respect for the people we work with and work for. Mandar's tagline ‘Connecting Goodwill to Good Work’ captures the CSR essence of the group. 

 

The 7Cs Group is a member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), committed to the 10 principles in the areas of human rights, labour rights, environment and anti-corruption. 


7Cs Group is also a member of the Responsible Jewellery Council. RJC is a not-for-profit, standards setting and certification organization for the jewellery industry. Through this association, our company demonstrates credible commitment to ethical business practices for gold and diamond metal sourcing and distribution by addressing human rights, labour rights, environmental impact, mining practices and product disclosure in the

jewellery supply chain.


With its approach to make this a better world, 7Cs is on the journey to shape a sustainable future.