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CSR: Meghalaya Miners in a Rat Hole

15 Indian miners went down in an illegal coal mine in the Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya on 13 Dec. There is no news of their return even after two weeks since they left. Apparently, the men have stuck in the 370 feet deep mine since it got flooded. The incident has not happened for...
CSR survey

Companies in India spent Rs. 7,536 crores on CSR in 2018

Companies in India spent INR 7536 crores on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in 2017-18, a 47% rise compared to 2014-15, says a survey. "This is a significant rise, clearly demonstrating higher expenditure towards CSR activities from the mandated year, 2014," said the KPMG India CSR Reporting Survey 2018. The cumulative expenditure by top 100...
Mitsubishi Electric India in Gurugram

Mitsubishi Electric India Announces CSR Strategy

Mitsubishi Electric India has conceptualised its CSR plans for the financial year 2018-19 and announced the CSR Strategy which covers United Nations Sustainable Development Goals along with Government of India Initiatives. The initiatives have been categorised under Skill Development, Community Development & Climate Action. These activities support United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of Quality Education,...
Arun Jaitley

Jaitley says a new beginning made with CSR in last 4 years

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said, a new beginning has been made in the past four years in India regarding Corporate Social Responsibility. Addressing a function at AIIMS, New Delhi, Jaitley said, social sectors in India get funded more on a community basis except for this new beginning. Analyzing the means of funding for India's healthcare...
Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh lays foundation stones of 576 projects

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh laid the foundation stones of 576 projects worth Rs 161 crore at a function on the occasion of the 95th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Lucknow on Tuesday. Rajnath Singh inaugurated projects worth INR 2 crore from CSR (corporate social responsibility) fund of GAIL, worth...
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Villagers of Bebejiya under Golaghat district stage protests against ONGC

Blaming the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) for the dilapidated road condition of Bebejiya village under Golaghat District of Guwahati, local villagers staged a road blockade last Friday. According to the villagers of Bebejiya, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) was carrying on its activities at Bebejiya village in Baroghariya for a long...
social media and politics

CSR: The Role of Social Media in The Upcoming Elections

According to Reuters, social media will play a major role in 2019 elections in India. The role of social media including Twitter, Whatsapp and Facebook was noteworthy in the 2014 general elections. With the Congress party all geared up with new energy and social media strategy, these platforms will see even more action this...
Tata delight scholarship

Tata Motors launches the Sixth Season of Delight Star Scholarship program

Tata Motors has launched the Season-6 of Tata Delight Star Scholars, a recognition initiative for the children of Tata Motors customers under the Tata Delight loyalty program with a prize money of INR 25,000. The company has also offered a special prize of 40 Tablets for female applicants based on their performance to encourage...
Mitsubishi Electric India Launches CSR Activity in Gurugram

Mitsubishi Electric Conducts CSR Activities in Gurugram

Mitsubishi Electric India has conceptualised its CSR plans for the financial year 2018-19 and announced a strategy which covers United Nations Sustainable Development Goals along with Government of India Initiatives. The initiatives have been categorised under Skill Development, Community Development & Climate Action. These activities support United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of Quality Education,...
infant mortality

India Pledges $100 Billion to Lower Maternal and Infant Deaths by 2030

India has pledged to spend $100 billion more on health care over the next seven years with an emphasis on reducing maternal mortality rates, the Guardian reports. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the commitment Wednesday at the 2018 Partners Forum, where organizations joined together to work on improving maternal and child health. India’s increased budget...

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