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Corporate social responsibility


Private Sector Funding: ‘Family philanthropy up over three-fold in FY20, to remain resilient amid Covid’

March 16, 2021 8:33 am

Private sector funding for philanthropic activities in India comes mainly from one of four sources, namely, foreign funding, corporate social responsibility (CSR), retail or individual donations and high net worth individuals (HNIs) or family-backed funds.

Explained: How CSR expenditure rules have changed for Indian companies

January 30, 2021 11:00 am

The Corporate Affairs Ministry has amended the rules for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) expenditure by Indian companies. Here are some of the key changes

Govt amends CSR rules: Corporates can undertake multi-year projects

January 23, 2021 1:07 am

The government Friday amended various rules pertaining to the corporate social responsibility (CSR) regime, including allowing corporates to undertake multi-year projects and making registration compulsory for agencies implementing CSR activities on behalf of companies.

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.