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One Modern Police Station in Each State Soon: Rajnath Singh

One Modern Police Station in Each State Soon: Rajnath Singh

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: To set up one modern police station in every state, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday asked the state governments to submit their proposals with specific location and components by the end of January 2015. The home minister has also decided to allocate specific funds for these smart police stations, […]

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The Truth About CSR

The Truth About CSR

IndiaCSR News Network By Kasturi Rangan Lisa Chase Sohel Karim Most companies have long practiced some form of corporate social and environmental responsibility with the broad goal, simply, of contributing to the well-being of the communities and society they affect and on which they depend. But there is increasing pressure to dress up CSR as […]

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Implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas totally decentralized

Implementation of Swachh Bharat Mission in urban areas totally decentralized

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: Urban Local Bodies to approve toilet projects; States to clear Solid Waste Management proposals Total cost –Rs.62,009 cr; Private investment targeted –Rs.42,512 cr Central support-Rs.4,000 per individual toilets; 20% Grant/VGF for community toilets; 40% for solid waste management projects Best performers to be encouraged Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines issued In […]

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Employing Differently Abled Persons as Part of CSR Activity 

Employing Differently Abled Persons as Part of CSR Activity 

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI: The essence of the provision relating to mandatory implementation of Corporate Social Responsibility by companies above the laid down threshold is to require these companies to deploy at least two percent of their net profits on eligible activities (elaborated in a Schedule to the Act). The provision does not envisage providing […]

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Sahyadri Industries launches do-it-yourself toilet blocks

Sahyadri Industries launches do-it-yourself toilet blocks

IndiaCSR News Network AHMEDABAD: Pune-based building materials maker Sahyadri Industries Ltd on 28 Nov,2014 launched ‘Do-It-Yourself Toilet Blocks’. These toilet blocks are economical, easy to erect and environment friendly as against a concrete structure for toilets, informed top officials of the company. The make-shift toilets have a shelf life of 25 years and can be set […]

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Certificate Programme in CSR in India

Certificate Programme in CSR in India

IndiaCSR News Network NEW DELHI:  Advocacy programmes for CSR undertaken by the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), a body established under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, brought out the need for having trained CSR professionals who can help corporates to implement their CSR projects. IICA has accordingly launched a programme– ‘IICA Certificate Programme (ICP) […]

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CEO Wockhardt Foundation shares his views on CSR

CEO Wockhardt Foundation shares his views on CSR

Committed corporate social responsible citizen and spends more than 2% on CSR which is embedded in the DNA of company, Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala (HK), Trustee and CEO of Wockhardt Foundation shares his views on CSR with Bilal Hussain (BH), Deputy Editor, IndiaCSR. IndiaCSR News Network MUMBAI: Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala is scion of the Khorakiwala family […]

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JSPL  Angul celebrates Vijay Diwas with Mini Marathon

JSPL Angul celebrates Vijay Diwas with Mini Marathon

IndiCSR News Network Angul: To commemorate the India’s victory over Pakistan in 1971 war, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) also celebrated the 43rd ‘Vijay Diwas’ with a Mini-Marathon at the JSPL Township. Executive Director and Location Head of JSPL Angul  DK Saraogi flagged off this marathon at 7.00am on December 16 at the Sports […]

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Dalmia Bharat and NABARD Promote watershed development in Andhra Pradesh

Dalmia Bharat and NABARD Promote watershed development in Andhra Pradesh

Five-year project under the MoU to cover watershed area of 4000 hectares benefitting nine villages IndiaCSR News Network KADAPPA: Taking a definitive step forward for the development of the local community, Dalmia Bharat Group Foundation (DBGF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) recently. The five-year […]

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Narendra Modi’s ‘Swachh Bharat’ call: India Inc Queues up to Invest Big Money in Building Toilets

  Visit the website of the event www.indiasanitationsummit.indiacsr.in for the full detail. The India Toilet Summit 2015 ‘Sanitation for All – Toilet First’ will take place on February 6, 2015 at Lakshmipat Singhania Auditorium, PHD Chamber House, 4/2 Siri Institutional Area, August Kranti Marg, New Delhi.  Contact: conference@indiacsr.in  or 9981099555   NEW DELHI/MUMBAI/KOLKATA: Economic Times reported […]

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