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GMR celebrates Independence Day at Kamalanga Plant

GMR celebrates Independence Day at Kamalanga Plant

  INDIACSR News Network DHENKANAL (Odisha): The 67th Independence Day was celebrated in the premises of GMR Kamalanga Energy Limited (GKEL) with much zeal and zest on Thursday. Mr. Sanatan Senapati, General Manager, Security of GKEL joined as the Chief Guest and unfurled the National Flag.  Mr. Senapati had received guard of honour from Raxa [...]

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New Rules Under Companies bill to be in Place by FY’14 End: Ministry of Corporate Affairs

New Rules Under Companies bill to be in Place by FY’14 End: Ministry of Corporate Affairs

  NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Corporate Affairs expects all the rules regarding the Companies bill likely to be in place by the end of this fiscal, after taking into account the suggestions from experts, public and other stakeholders. A rules advisory committee comprising members from leading industry chambers, dignitaries, experts and lawyers among others, [...]

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Spending on Profit Earning Ventures Cannot be CSR

Spending on Profit Earning Ventures Cannot be CSR

  NEW DELHI: As India Inc readies itself for mandatory social welfare spending, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot today said money spent on activities that earn profits will be a grey area while considering it as a CSR initiative. The rules on what activities should qualify as such a CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative would [...]

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Sachin Pilot Discusses CSR Aspects of New Company Bill on Google+ Hangout

Sachin Pilot Discusses CSR Aspects of New Company Bill on Google+ Hangout

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: One of the highlights of the new Companies Bill, as passed recently by the Parliament, is Clause 135, which provides for Corporate Social Responsibility or CSR – a first of its kind provision that is being admired and talked about not only in India but across the globe.  Bigger Private [...]

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Govt. Working on Framework to Attract Investments in Solar Energy Projects

INDIACSR News Network FICCI’s reports on Solar Financing, Securing the Solar Supply Chain and Handbook on Indian Solar sector released NEW DELHI:  Tarun Kapoor, Joint Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India today released FICCI reports on ‘Financing Solar Energy’ and , ‘Securing the Supply Chain for Solar in India’ and Indian [...]

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CII Welcomes Passage of the Companies Bill, 2012 by the Rajya Sabha

CII Welcomes Passage of the Companies Bill, 2012 by the Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI: CII welcomes the passage of the Companies Bill, 2012 in the Rajya Sabha, CII said in a release issued here on August 8, 2013. “We commend the Government for prioritizing the Bill. It shows the Government’s commitment to usher in the new era of corporate regulation. The Companies Bill as in its present [...]

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Tata Chemicals Invites Mominations for Best Chemistry Teacher Award 2013

INDIACSR News Network   MUMBAI: In line with its mission of serving society through science, Tata Chemicals is organizing its 3rd edition of the annual BCTA (Best Chemistry Teacher Award) 2013 along with Association of Chemistry Teachers (ACT) and CII. These awards recognize exceptional contribution of individuals from the Chemistry teaching fraternity and inspire a [...]

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CSR Work by Coal Companies

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) had framed the CSR guidelines, based on which, Coal India Ltd. (CIL)   formulated a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy and provided funds to the tune of 5% of retained earnings of previous year subject to minimum of Rs. 5/- per tons of coal production [...]

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Ambuja Cement Foundation Bags Top Prize at FICCI Water Awards 2013

Ambuja Cement Foundation Bags Top Prize at FICCI Water Awards 2013

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: Ambuja Cement Foundation (ACF), the social development arm of Ambuja Cements Limited bagged the first prize in the ‘Community Initiatives by Industry’ category at the FICCI Water Awards 2013. Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia presented the award to ACF Head & Jt President (CSR) ACL, Pearl Tiwari at [...]

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Effective CSR Spending Needs a Mindset Change in Top Management: Praful Patel

Effective CSR Spending Needs a Mindset Change in Top Management: Praful Patel

Interview with Union minister of heavy industries & public enterprises Spending on CSR activities by central undertakings was mandatory since 2010. The passage of Companies Bill is expected to give further boost for public and private companies for effective spending on CSR. In an exclusive interview with Sanjay Jog, Union Minister for Heavy Industries & [...]

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