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CSR: Innovation to Manage Waste and Facilitate Organic Farming

India generates about 62 million tons of bio-waste every year. Average of 10 million tons of cow dung is generated every year in the ‘gaushalas’ of the country. About 11 million tons of press mud is generated from the sugar mills which has high nutrition value. The solution to tackle this waste was to...
Bangalore airport

CSR by airports in India: Stuck in the air

The civil aviation industry in India has been one of the fastest growing industries in the country in recent years. India is currently the world’s third largest domestic civil aviation market and expected to become the largest in the next 10 to 15 years. The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines during 2017 was...
Clean Ganga

Clean Ganga: Holy river, unholy practices

The Clean Ganga or Namami Gange programme is, as the name suggests, a massive, central government-led initiative for the holiest of all holy rivers in India. One of the flagship programmes of the BJP government (even if it’s a continuation of previous efforts), this ‘integrated conservation mission’ was approved in June 2014 with a...
reliance foundation pulwama martyrs

पुलवामा में शहीद हुए जवानों के परिवार की मदद के लिए आगे आया अंबानी परिवार

पुलवामा आतंकी हमले में शहीद हुए जवानों के बच्चों के परवरिश और उनके पढ़ाई से लेकर नौकरी के साथ-साथ परिजनों के रोजी रोटी तक की पूरी जिम्मेदारी रिलायंस फाउंडेशन ने लिया है। साथ ही फाउंडेशन ने यह भी घोषणा किया है कि इस आतंकी हमले में घायल सभी जवानों के हर संभव उपचार के...
Pulwama Attack

शहादत को सलाम

देश भर में गुस्सा है, उबाल है, बवाल है, कई सवाल है, लेकिन जवाब अभी तक किसी के पास नही है, बदला लिया जायेगा, पाकिस्तान को सबक सिखाया जायेगा, चुन चुन कर आतंकियों को मारा जायेगा, हर एक हिंदुस्तानी के कलेजे में लगी आग को बुझाया जायेगा, बदले की आग में समूचा हिंदुस्तान जल...
Deepa Menon, PVR Ltd.

The Government Should Have A CSR Ministry: Deepa Menon, Senior Vice President (CSR), PVR Ltd.

The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) established a centralised scrutiny and prosecution mechanism last year for enforcement of corporate social responsibility (CSR) provisions, according to P P Chaudhary, Union Minister of State for the Law and Justice and the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. Based on inquiry, preliminary notices have been issued to 272 companies. On...
social inclusion

Mindtree.org Launches Social Inclusion Platform to Democratize Technology for Micro-Entrepreneurs

Mindtree.org, the social inclusion platform of Mindtree Ltd, announced the implementation of its five digital platforms designed to build inclusive societies and create more opportunities for independent entrepreneurs in India and elsewhere. The platforms cater to India’s informal economic sector, representing millions of workers such as farmers, artisans and waste pickers striving to increase incomes...
cyber security

CSR: India is Among least Cyber-Secure Countries

Digitally, India is growing at a tremendous speed. Easier accessibility and faster supportability have made it highly acceptable in every sector. The government is also promoting and encouraging more digital transactions in order to bring more transparency. This makes the country more vulnerable to cyber threats. According to a tech review firm Comparitech, India is...
Time zone

CSR: Single Time Zone in India causing hinderance in National Development

Poverty and Education are two issues that India is struggling with for decades. Many reasons have been listed for causing these problems in the country, including overpopulation, lack of awareness, gender inequality, corruption, and many more. However, new research suggests that a single time zone in the entire country also plays a role in...
judicial reforms

CSR in 2019: 10 Judicial Reforms For India

A study carried out by the Ministry of Finance found that it takes, on an average, almost 20 years for a property related dispute to be resolved. By that timeline, it would take 324 years just to clear the present backlog at the current rate of disposal! The huge backlog of pending cases is a...

Budget 2019: Reactions from industry leaders

The CSR Journal got on-the-spot reactions from industry leaders across various sectors immediately after the live budget presentation on February 1, 2019, at the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) headquarters. Said Piruz Khambatta, Chairman CII (Western Region) and Chairman & Managing Director, Rasna, “The Budget announcements have largely taken care of the agriculture sector, middle...
digital finance for women

CSR: Empowering women through digital finance

Did you know that poor women account for 1.1 billion of the world’s unbanked adults, or most of the financially excluded? Financial inclusion needs to bridge gender gaps for it to become truly inclusive, and India has a long way to go in this respect. In order for digital finance to reach rural women sustainably, there...

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