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Increase in Child Labour 

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: The number of working children in the age group of 5 to 14 years in the country is 43.53 lakh as per 2011 Census which shows a decline from 2001 Census. The number of working children in the age group of 5-14 years as per 2011 Census, State-wise is  Sl. [...]

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Govt Spends Rs 26.7Cr for MPs Accommodating in 5-star hotels

Govt Spends Rs 26.7Cr for MPs Accommodating in 5-star hotels

IndiaCSR News Network BHOPAL: It has reported that Union government has incurred an expense of Rs 26.70 crore as rent on stay of newly elected MPs of 16th Lok Sabha in five-star hotel during last one year, reveals an RTI query. Times of India reported, replying to a query by Neemuch-based RTI activist Chandra Shekhar [...]

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Paras Hospitals Gurgaon Conducts Awareness Drive Against Hepatitis

IndiaCSR News Network GURGAON: Highly density of population owing to migration, lack of sanitation and cleanliness, shortage of general awareness about personal hygiene are factors that make cities like Gurgaon highly vulnerable to infections such as hepatitis. Through a series of initiatives including health screening camps, talk sessions, and vaccination drives, Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon reached [...]

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Hindustan Zinc’s Net Profit up by 19% to Rs. 1,921 Crore in Q1

Hindustan Zinc’s Net Profit up by 19% to Rs. 1,921 Crore in Q1

Mined metal production up 42%, EBITDA up 24% IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI: Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company and one of the world’s largest integrated producers of zinc-lead and a leading producer of silver declared its FY16 first quarter result. The net profit increased by 19% for the quarter to Rs. 1,921 Crore driven by [...]

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Govt Organizes Seminar on ‘Bio Fuel Programme’ on July 13

Govt Organizes Seminar on ‘Bio Fuel Programme’ on July 13

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: A National seminar on ‘Bio Fuel Programme in India – The Way Forward’  has been organised by Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas on 13th July 2015, at Vigyan Bhavan,New Delhi. Minister of State (I/C) Dharmedra Pradhan will inaugurate. Padma Vibhushan Dr. R A Mashelkar Chancellor, AcSIR, NCL, Pune will [...]

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IT firms’ CSR spending rose nearly five times in FY15

IT firms’ CSR spending rose nearly five times in FY15

In the first year of compliance with the Companies Act of 2013, IT firms’ CSR spending rose from Rs137 crore to over Rs640 crore in FY 15. BANGALURU: When corporate social responsibility (CSR) rules were put in place in 2013, no one doubted that the big companies, at least, would comply with the law. Even [...]

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e-Governance Initiatives Launched Under the Digital India Programme

e-Governance Initiatives Launched Under the Digital India Programme

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State for Commerce & Industry launched a slew of e-Governance initiatives of MPEDA under the Digital India Programme. Developed by MPEDA, two of these programmes, namely, Shrimp Price Information over SMS by a missed call, and mKRISHI – Mobile App for aquaculture operations have been developed [...]

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Disabled Population: Census data released

Disabled Population: Census data released

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India has released data on disabled population by type of disability, type of households and sex – 2011. The data gives the number of households having disabled persons by type of households including normal, institutional and house-less households. The disabled persons [...]

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Ministry of Home Affairs Observes Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

Ministry of Home Affairs Observes Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Home Affairs stepped up its activities realizing ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan‘  in a week-long cleanliness drive. During this week, teams  formed for a thorough cleaning of each and every room. The cleanliness activities were closely monitored. The Divisional Heads have visited the sections under their control to ensure [...]

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Corporates are Expected to Spend over Rs 25,000 crore on corporate social responsibility: Study

Corporates are Expected to Spend over Rs 25,000 crore on corporate social responsibility: Study

IndiaCSR News Network AHMEDABAD: Corporate charity is not new to India. But now that this voluntary act has been made mandatory by the New Companies Act 2013. Indian corporates are expected to spend over Rs 25,000 crore this year on corporate social responsibility (CSR). According to a working paper by the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad [...]

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