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Parliamentary panel asks govt to ensure mandatory CSR spend by pvt firms

Parliamentary panel asks govt to ensure mandatory CSR spend by pvt firms

The funds earmarked and utilised on CSR activities by these private coal blocks developers should also be reflected in the annual report India CSR News Network NEW DELHI: Disapproving the “casual” approach by the government in ensuring CSR activities by firms, a parliamentary panel has asked it to initiate immediate steps for mandatory such spending […]

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CSR rules to be finalised by January first week: Sachin Pilot

CSR rules to be finalised by January first week: Sachin Pilot

NEW DELHI: Moving ahead with implementation of the new companies law, government will soon begin notifying detailed rules for its various provisions, beginning with the much-awaited corporate social responsibility (CSR) norms in first week of January. Replacing the nearly six-decade old regulations for corporates, the new Companies Act makes it mandatory for certain class of […]

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Around Rs 22,000 crore to enter social sector as India Inc steps up CSR plans

Around Rs 22,000 crore to enter social sector as India Inc steps up CSR plans

MUMBAI: Economic Times reported that Surgeon-social entrepreneur Devi Shetty of Narayana Health is agonising over an issue of the nonmedical kind these days. The electricity bill of his expanding hospital complex in Bangalore has spiralled to Rs 1.2 crore a month, straining his financials. Shetty is now reaching out to corporates to help him tide […]

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Steel PSUs contribute Rs. 50 crore for Odisha Flood Relief

Steel PSUs contribute Rs. 50 crore for Odisha Flood Relief

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under the Ministry of Steel handed over a cheque of Rs. 50 crore to the Union Minister of Steel, Shri Beni Prasad Verma towards Chief Minister’s Relief Fund Odisha for those affected by floods in the state. PSUs under the Ministry of Steel namely SAIL, […]

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Ministry of Steel- Fund Utilisation Under CSR

Ministry of Steel- Fund Utilisation Under CSR

India CSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Minister of Steel, Shri Beni Prasad Verma has said that the public sector undertakings under the Ministry of Steel are allocating and generally utilising funds for taking up projects under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) scheme issued by the Department of Public Enterprises. The details of the funds […]

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CRY’s 3rd Corporate Responsibility Summit brings further insights into long term Sustainability

CRY’s 3rd Corporate Responsibility Summit brings further insights into long term Sustainability

India CSR News Network MUMBAI: Global experts and Industry honchos discussed, debated and deliberated on the key challenges faced by CSR practitioners and the impact of CSR strategies in brand building and long term sustainability at the CRY Corporate Responsibility Summit held in the city today. The highlight of this 3rd year of the summit, […]

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Vedanta Foundation Launches E-Literacy Programme for Rural Youth of Odisha

Vedanta Foundation Launches E-Literacy Programme for Rural Youth of Odisha

INDIACSR News Network JHARSUGUDA: Vedanta has launched yet another of their CSR initiatives at Jharsuguda in the form of e-literacy program inaugurated today at Debadihi High School here. Vedanta’s e-literacy program run by Vedanta Foundation is a successful initiative across the country connecting thousands of rural youth to the age of computers and creating equitable […]

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Seminar ‘Energy: Vision 2030’ organised in Delhi

Seminar ‘Energy: Vision 2030’ organised in Delhi

INDIACSR News Network NEW DELHI: The Seminar, ‘Energy: Vision 2030’ was held on 9 December at Gulmohar Hall. This was the 20th seminar in the series by The Oceanic Group & India Habitat Centre (IHC). The deliberations and recommendations of the above Seminar will be published in a Books/ Reports on Energy, Science & Technology […]

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CSR matchmakers work overtime

CSR matchmakers work overtime

According to Times of India report, In early October, Vibha, a not-for profit body that works on behalf of some 30 other NGOs dedicated to solving problems of underprivileged children, brought together representatives from a host of companies to discuss the new corporate social responsibility (CSR ) mandate . The three-day event in Bangalore saw […]

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New CSR Act should help healthcare sector: IICA

New CSR Act should help healthcare sector: IICA

    KOCHI: It has reported that with the corporate affairs ministry making it mandatory for companies to invest 2% in corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects, companies will have to invest in good projects rather than make a casual spending, said Bhaskar Chatterjee, director general and CEO of Indian institute of corporate affairs (IICA). Chatterjee […]

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