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An Attempt To Make E-governance Schemes Beneficial

The Narendra Modi government, since its inception in 2014, has emphasized the importance of India taking up the digital revolution. In 2015, PM Modi had launched Digital India, a campaign to ensure that government services are available to citizens through an improved online interface. It was a way of ensuring that the government and...

NTPC Gives Funds To Construct Toilets

As part of their CSR activity, NTPC officials handed out cheques of Rs 4000 to the people of 46th division in the presence of Corporator Somarapu Lavanya for construction of individual sanitary latrines in Ramagundam, Telangana state. An attempt to support the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan and making the state open defecation free, NTPC gave...

Aster Gives Liver Patients New Lease Of Life

Every year, over 2,000 children require organ transplants in the country, but only 100 can afford it, which highlights the big requirement in the area. As transplants are expensive, parents and relatives find themselves at the crossroads for want of money with the sudden healthcare cost. Realising the growing need, Aster Hospital in the...

How Corporates Can Help Clean The Ganga

In a bid to engage corporates in the rejuvenation of the Ganga river, the Union Water Resources Ministry has set up an interactive web page on the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) online platform.The aim of this page is to facilitate corporate houses to undertake various activities related to the Ganga cleaning project....

Incentives For Firms Doing CSR Activities

Businesses in Dubai are being urged to step up their social services activities in exchange for special incentives, such as considerable discounts on government fees. During a roundtable discussion on Wednesday, Ahmad Abdul Kareem Julfar, director-general of the Community Development Authority (CDA) said these fees could be slashed by "up to 50 percent" in the...

South Asia Sluggish on CSR: ILO study

There is a sharp discrepancy between the allocated or committed corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds and actual spending by multinational enterprises (MNEs) on labour and employment-oriented initiatives in South Asia, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report has noted. According to the report titled ‘World Employment and Social Outlook 2017 – Sustainable Enterprises and Jobs,’ released...

Helping Corporates And Incubators Collaborate

Samhita Social Ventures and Villgro with support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) have launched Incubator Marketplace, an online portal, which will help companies and incubators identify and connect with each other.

Climate Change And Business

Climate change is a global problem and all of us as stakeholders need to respond. It has economic, social and environmental impacts.

Cement Sector Growing Through Sustainable Development Goals

The scale and ambition of the 2030 development agenda create further opportunities for the private sector to demonstrate the central role it plays in sustainable development.

New Twist To CSR: Care For The Cow, Get Tax Benefits

The Aditya Nath Yogi government has directed divisional commissioners and district magistrates to reach out to private companies and business houses and encourage them to set up and support shelters for cows as part of Corporate Social Responsibility.

2017 | Things You Should Know About Business Responsibility Reporting in India

This report, Business Responsibility Report (BRR), has to be filed as part of their annual reports based on nine principles of National Voluntary Guidelines (NVG).

CSR Can Help Ensure Better School Infrastructure

The Uttarakhand government has sought help from the corporates of the country to help out with school infrastructure of the state.

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