Corporate social responsibility

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

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

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


CSR getting into mainstream through Companies Act: Arjun Ram Meghwal

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

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

Claiming the city

The scope of corporate social responsibility needs to be expanded.

As govt considers demand for change, relook at CSR unlikely

The MCA has already identified 77 issues.


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

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

A pool for do-gooders

Targeted investments should be driven by a knowledge of how CSR fits into company strategy.

Gateway of India may soon have light and sound shows

A light and sound show and photo exhibitions may soon be a regular feature at the Gateway of India.

Tax breaks for corporates likely this Winter Session

Lower corporate tax rate has been debated for some time within and outside the government.