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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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International Symposium on CSR in Bangalore at Amrita University Campus on 12-13 December

International Symposium on CSR in Bangalore at Amrita University Campus on 12-13 December

          Kindly send your expression of interest to participate in the Symposium please write  to     rusenk@indiacsr.in INDIACSR News Network BANGALORE: Building a roadmap to higher quality CSR is at the heart of the upcoming INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM on CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (IS-CSR) at Amrita University Campus, Bangalore on 12th – 13th December […]

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Govt may Mandate 10% of CSR funds for Welfare of Elderly Persons

Govt may Mandate 10% of CSR funds for Welfare of Elderly Persons

    NEW DELHI: It has reported that the Centre may make it mandatory that 10% of ‘corporate social responsibility’ funds are spent on the welfare of elderly persons and effect a ten-fold hike in the old-age pension, in what is likely to be a new focus on senior citizens in view of their rapidly […]

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Companies spending 2 pc on CSR will have a multiplier effect: Finance Minister

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said if corporates spend 2 per cent of their profit on CSR activities, then it will have a multiplier effect in bringing out much greater inclusiveness. “Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is now mandatory. The mandate is that corporates must spend 2 per cent of their profit on CSR, […]

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CSR issues continue to remain unresolved by Asish K Bhattacharyya

CSR issues continue to remain unresolved by Asish K Bhattacharyya

In the absence of clarity, unscrupulous companies will take advantage of loopholes and honest companies will get harassed By Asish K Bhattacharyya We have discussed a lot on ‘why CSR’. It’s time to discuss ‘how’, rather than ‘why’. Draft Rules are before us. The provision (section 135) of the Companies Act 2013 shall be applicable […]

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CSR Spending Estimates of BSE Top 100 and BRRs Analysis

CSR Spending Estimates of BSE Top 100 and BRRs Analysis

  INDIACSR News Network After the Lok Sabha gave its approval in December last year, there arose some noise surrounding the New Companies Bill 2013. Media, companies, and that part of the general public that seems interested in the legislative affairs of the country dissected the Bill end to end, discussed and debated the likely […]

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Restricting spend methods to make complying with CSR difficult

CII today said corporates would find it difficult to comply with new CSR norms if methods of expenditure are restricted. NEW DELHI: Pitching for broadening the areas for social welfare spending, CII today (5 November 2013) said corporates would find it difficult to comply with new CSR norms if methods of expenditure are restricted. As […]

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Creating Value in Community: GMR’s CSR practices in Odisha’sKamalanga Area

Creating Value in Community: GMR’s CSR practices in Odisha’sKamalanga Area

INDIACSR News Network/CSR & COMPETITIVENESS GMR Group believes Corporates have a special and continuing responsibility towards the society. The grim reality in India is that millions of people lack basic amenities and live in abject poverty – a situation that cannot be redressed by the Government alone. The business sector needs to understand its corporate-social […]

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GE Healthcare Mobilizes Pink Ribbon Campaign to Spread Awareness on Early Detection of Breast Cancer

GE Healthcare Mobilizes Pink Ribbon Campaign to Spread Awareness on Early Detection of Breast Cancer

INDIACSR News Network GE Healthcare, today showed their support and commitment towards the cause by organizing a range of activities at the India Technology Centre. 14000 GE employees formed human pink ribbons in multiple cities to spread awareness on the need for early detection in the fight against breast cancer. GE Healthcare has been a […]

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Underprivileged people to get mobile healthcare at doorsteps in Mumbai

Underprivileged people to get mobile healthcare at doorsteps in Mumbai

INDIACSR News Network MUMBAI: Smile Foundation, a national level development organization in alliance with Shakuntalam Charitable Foundation, launched its Mobile Hospital Programme, Smile on Wheels for Mumbai on 22 October 2013. Smile on Wheels was flagged off by talented actress Sonakshi Sinha.  Shyamashis Bhattacharya along with his wife Mrs Neelima Bajpai from Shakuntalam Charitable Foundation handed over […]

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