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CSR: संसदीय समिति का निर्देश कहा खनन क्षेत्रों में सरकारी कंपनियों के सीएसआर खर्च की समीक्षा करे सरकार

संसद की एक समिति ने डिस्ट्रिक्ट मिनरल फाउंडेशन की परियोजनाओं के लिये राज्यों को 15,500 करोड़ रुपये से अधिक की राशि बांटे जाने का जिक्र करते हुए सरकार को खनन क्षेत्रों में कंपनियों के सीएसआर खर्च की समीक्षा करने को कहा है। संसदीय समिति ने ये फैसले इसलिए लिया ताकि एक ही क्षेत्र में...

PSUs to identify annual themes for CSR

Public sector units (PSUs) will now identify central themes for corporate social responsibility activities every year, with 60% of their CSR expenditure dedicated to the thematic programmes, as per new guidelines issued by Department of Public Enterprises. The norms call for aspirational districts to be accorded preference by central public sector enterprises (CPSE) for their...

NITI Aayog, NSE Foundation join hands to improve quality of life of citizens in Aspirational Districts

The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE) today signed a Statement of Interest (SoI) with NITI Aayog to improve quality of life of citizens by providing safe drinking water supply and sanitation, education and elder care sectors in mutually agreed three Aspirational Districts of Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu, Karauli in Rajasthan and Nandurbar...

United Nations ESCAP appoints Eminent Persons Advisory Group

In view of the United Nations Development System transformation currently underway, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has appointed an Eminent Persons Advisory Group to identify strategic policy areas and further enhance the regional commission’s focus to deliver on the 2030 Agenda for...
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Celebrating the girl child, everyday!

In a country where females constitute over 48.18% of the total population, equal opportunities is the topic of discussion amongst various conversation groups. On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, there is a need to redefine the parameters of equality, education, healthcare and safety of the girl child. National Girl Child Day is...
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Bharat Dynamics Limited to give Rs 9 crore to govt schools under CSR

Bharat Dynamics Limited donated INR 9 crore to 746 government schools in Kamareddy district in Telangana for purchasing computers, projectors, LED screens, sound system and other equipment. Kamareddy Collector Dr. N Satyanarayan and BDL Additional General Manager Battu Srinivas inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Kamareddy Collectorate and issued a cheque worth INR...

NCL Donates Rs 1 Crore for ‘Swachh Bharat Kosh’

The Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL), a Coal India subsidiary, has contributed Rs. 1 crore towards the government's 'Swachh Bharat Kosh'. 'Swachh Bharat Kosh, established under the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance of the central government, was set up to attract Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds to be used for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' campaign. An...

CSR initiative in support of the girl child

Around 2.39 lakh girls aged less than five year die every year in India while almost 1.2 crore of Indian girls have been aborted since 1981, such is the sad state of the ‘Girl Child’ in our country. To address the criticality of the situation, Star Suvarna has come to the fore and contributed...

Sterlite Copper Announces Welfare Schemes for Thoothukudi

Reaffirming its commitment to the people of Thoothukudi, Sterlite Copper, has announced 100 crore investment on social infrastructure plans for the city. The organisation aims to transform Thoothukudi into a Clean and Green city by planting 1 million trees. It also intends to provide Quality Education through a Smart School, a World Class Hospital,...
CSR Guinness World Records

How CSR is providing Guinness World Records with new brand engagement

Utter the phrase ‘world record attempt’ in anything other than a sporting contest and the immediate connection is to Guinness World Records and the eponymous book that records them. For 63 years, Guinness World Records has been adjudicating attempts across a database of more than 53,000 achievements and extremes. It has broken records in its...

My Journey to Odisha

After his experiences facilitating healthcare in the villages of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Maharashtra Dr Anantpal Singh writes about Maharashtra in his series. One of the world’s most spectacular and resounding Hindu spiritual tourism destinations, famous for “The Holy Golden Triangle” is the beautiful state of Odisha. This state is famous for its beauty, serenity, and...

CSR: 7 Resolutions To Take In 2019

New Year's day is a day for new beginnings and resolutions. It has been said that if you start your year right, you will be able to end it right too. And while this may be a myth, there is no harm in using this energy to give a direction to the new year. This...

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