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Top Companies for CSR in Assam

North-east India has been the most neglected region when it comes to corporate social responsibility. However, the tide is turning. CSR spending in the northeastern region has witnessed a sharp spike over the past five years, with corporate houses and public sector enterprises giving more importance to north-eastern states in their CSR planning and...
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World Habitat Day 2022: Mind The Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind

Every year on the first Monday of October, World Habitat Day is marked to encourage harmonious interactions among people and to advance human equality. World Habitat Day 2022 falls on October 3rd, 2022 is being observed under the theme "Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind". The theme is aimed at shedding...

5 NGOs in Gujarat working to improve the lives of people

NGOs or non government organizations go to the grassroots to help the needy and poor people. Such NGOs focus on children’s education, getting them vocational training so that they can lead a better life and leave behind this life of poverty. NGOs also help the handicapped people to get the right equipment like wheelchair,...
Supreme Court of India

Corporates should build Private Jails under CSR: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has suggested that large corporations create private jails in response to its concerns about the state of the nation's prisons. The Supreme Court ruled that large corporations can construct private prisons as part of their CSR. The Concept of Anticipatory Jail “In Europe, there is a concept of private jails. Then there is...
Chennai, Tamil Nadu

CSR Projects in Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is the fourth largest state in India. Known for its distinctive culture, cuisine and art forms, it has contributed significantly to increasing India's glory. With its unique developmental challenges, the state has been a destination for various CSR projects. In FY 2020-21, the state received Rs. 1082.33 Crores of CSR funds from 1767...

Why sign language training is necessary for all

For most of us who can listen and speak, we often get disturbed by a car honking on the road, or feel happy listening to the soft sound of a bird singing sitting on the branch of a tree right outside our window! But there are people for whom these noises are neither disturbing...

Are India’s rivers dying a slow death

Since ancient times, India is known for being the land of rivers, a land whose residents are hugely dependent upon rivers for survival, a piece of land which is surrounded by water on the east, west and south. However, in the present time, lack of awareness, indifference and negligence among humans is a major...
Green Jobs

India is Leading the Green Job Generation Market in the World

Although more nations are entering the market for renewable energy, the majority of the jobs produced to date have been in a minimal number of countries. According to a joint report by the International Renewable Energy Agency and the International Labour Organization titled "Renewable Energy and Jobs — Annual Review 2022," India created 863,000...

World Environment Health Day: Kolkata Durga puja goes green

Durga puja is the biggest festival of West Bengal and celebrated with equal grandeur across India and several parts of the world. However, this year, it has become all the more special with UNESCO announcing Durga puja as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. On World Environmental Health Day, 26th September, The CSR Journal...

Centre announces amendments on Corporate Social Responsibility rules

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued a notification which announces certain amendments made by the Government of India in the rules governing corporate social responsibility (CSR). This has been named the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2022. According to this, the government orders companies having any amount in their ‘unspent corporate social...
Net Zero

India can meet its Net-Zero target before 2070, If these Challenges are Addressed: Experts

India has committed to go Net Zero by 2070. At the India-focused discussion on Sep. 20 on the sidelines of the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), a number of Indian panellists that represented a mix of policymakers and private sector executives claimed that the country could achieve the target earlier, provided that the...

World Rose Day: Cancer has an answer says oncologist

World Rose Day is celebrated on September 22 every year in memory of 12-year-old Melinda Rose from Canada, who was diagnosed with Askin’s Tumour, a rare type of blood cancer. But Melinda did not give up hope till her last breath. World Rose Day is dedicated to cancer patients all over the world, with...

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