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Time For India Inc To Have CSR Strategy In Place

Time For India Inc To Have CSR Strategy In Place

 By BILAL HUSSAIN Given the enormous amount of about two billion dollars involved in the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) spending, India Inc will be able to engage in CSR provided they have properly crafted CSR programs that would reflect values of a corporate while fulfilling the societal and environmental requirements. In late February 2014, the Ministry [...]

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CSR Is A Matter Of Attitude: IOD

CSR Is A Matter Of Attitude: IOD

IOD Corporate Social Responsibility Handbook Review BILAL HUSSAIN Institute of Directors [IOD], an apex association of directors, has prepared a comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR] handbook to create more awareness about the new and emerging concepts and facilitate CSR initiatives particularly meant for Directors and Executive Management. In the very beginning the handbook lays stress [...]

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IOD Releases Handbook on CSR

IOD Releases Handbook on CSR

By Rusen Kumar NEW DELHI: Institute of Directors (IOD) has released a hand book on Corporate Social Responsibility recently. Handbook provides guidance for Corporate Directors and Executive Management. To have a e-copy of the Handbook, Kindly write to Editor@indiacsr.in by providing Name, Designation, Organization, Postal address with Pin and email id. “IOD has prepared a [...]

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Vedanta “KHUSHI” – “My Laptop Brother”

Vedanta “KHUSHI” – “My Laptop Brother”

By Pragati Pandey I recall my college days when every evening I used to travel by Delhi Metro to Mandi House, near Connaught Place, for attending classes. While going to college by Metro Station I used to every day see a Boy around 11-12 years of age, wearing old but neat clothes, selling packets of [...]

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Investing in the Vision of Late Shri Biju Patnaik

Investing in the Vision of Late Shri Biju Patnaik

Utilization of just about 5% of rich bauxite in India can make India world’s 3rd largest aluminium producer, create atleast a crore of jobs in Odisha through development of billion dollar downstream industries towards mining of natural resources, thereby eradicate poverty. By Anil Agarwal The versatility of Odisha in culture & heritage, rivers & sprints, [...]

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Spectrum Auction Success Should Lead to Auction of Natural Resources: Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group

Spectrum Auction Success Should Lead to Auction of Natural Resources: Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group

“Spectrum auction success should lead to auction of natural resources, which has capacity to generate larger funds, employment & fight poverty. “ By Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group When I think about India my priorities remain generation of employment and eradication of poverty. No country in the world can develop without manufacturing. The contribution of [...]

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ONGC, Our 30% Partner, Should Encourage Self Declaration to Allow Cairn India to increase its production, Says Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group

ONGC, Our 30% Partner, Should Encourage Self Declaration to Allow Cairn India to increase its production, Says Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta Group

By Anil Agarwal One of the most influential and more vulnerable commodities that fluctuates the price of almost everything on earth is oil. A reasonable, cheaper and affordable oil can instantly reduce the prices from groceries to heavy machineries, leading to a much stable economy. The volatility of the entire range of manufacturing, service and [...]

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Is India Ready to Welcome its Foreign Students as a Part of its Internationalization of Higher Education? By Enakshi Sengupta

Is India Ready to Welcome its Foreign Students as a Part of its Internationalization of Higher Education? By Enakshi Sengupta

Is India Ready to Welcome its Foreign Students as a Part of its Internationalization of Higher Education?- Recent cases of racial violence against students in India. By Enakshi Sengupta In the past couple of weeks, Indian media has witnessed a flurry of reports concerning racial abuse against students from Africa who have made India their [...]

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Investment is Must in  Exploration of Natural Resources to Eradicate Poverty & Unemployment

Investment is Must in Exploration of Natural Resources to Eradicate Poverty & Unemployment

By Anil Agarwal India has enough potential to produce worth USD 400-500 billion in natural resources like oil & gas, gold, silver, iron ore, copper, coal, calcium, rock phosphate and others. It is bound to generate substantial revenues, more than 50%, for the government, which will be helpful in developing infrastructure for the country. This [...]

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Company Act 2013: CSR and Corporate India By Manjula Pooja Shroff

Company Act 2013: CSR and Corporate India By Manjula Pooja Shroff

By Manjula Pooja Shroff  Changing nearly six decades old regulations for corporate reporting, the new Companies Act makes it mandatory for certain class of profitable enterprises to spend profits on social welfare activities. Such collective expenses are estimated to be about Rs15,000-20,000 crore a year. Scheduled to be implemented in 2014-15, the relevant section 135 [...]

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