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Monday, February 24, 2020

Corporate social responsibility


Maharashtra top spender in corporate social responsibility

February 10, 2020 3:45 am

“If we see the list of expenditure by states through CSR, with at least Rs 2,500 crore per year, Maharashtra is at the top among all the states in the country,” said Rakesh Baveja, vice-president, operations and CSR, Fiat India.

Expert panel on CSR: Make non-compliance civil offence; spending must be tax deductible

August 14, 2019 3:02 am

Under the Companies Act, 2013, certain classes of profitable entities are required to spend at least two per cent of their three-year annual average net profit towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in a particular financial year.

Lok Sabha nod to Companies Amendment Bill

July 27, 2019 1:34 am

Pinaki Misra of BJD described the Bill as “disastrous” and A Raja of the DMK said the Registrar of Companies had been given “excessive powers”.   

CSR spending requirement: Notice to firms for not complying with norms

November 07, 2018 2:11 am

Of 6,286 companies, as many as 2,203 firms spent more than the prescribed amount towards CSR during the April-November period of 2016-17, while 3,718 companies spent less than the required amount and 346 firms did not spend any amount towards such activities.

CSR Spend in 2016-17: Hunger, poverty eradication & healthcare take back seat

March 05, 2018 2:00 am

Expenditure on these fell 18.6 per cent; highest spend on education, vocational skills.

CSR getting into mainstream through Companies Act: Arjun Ram Meghwal

May 17, 2017 8:36 pm

Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal underlined the government's desire to formally involve the corporate sector in the social development agenda of the country.

State to hold 40 pre-summit events till Jan ’15

August 30, 2014 3:19 am

Seminars will deliberate on sports to women empowerment, forest conservation & CSR.

Claiming the city

July 25, 2014 12:01 am

The scope of corporate social responsibility needs to be expanded.

As govt considers demand for change, relook at CSR unlikely

July 09, 2014 1:06 am

The MCA has already identified 77 issues.

‘Pharma firms will get CSR benefits only if they donate medicines to the poor’

March 26, 2014 1:05 am

Delhi High Court orders Ministry of Corporate Affairs to add this condition to CSR rules.