The role of CSR is important, especially in the developing countries around the world, said Shri. G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, at The CSR Journal Excellence Awards held in Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on July 22, 2019.
India mandated CSR in 2014, and since then the area has seen enormous growth potential for human development. Shri. Reddy felicitated winners of the Excellence Awards – Edition 3, across six categories including Education and Skill Training, Women Empowerment and Child Welfare, Agriculture and Rural Development, Sports, Health and Sanitation and Environment. The top six winners were Tata Power, ReNew Power, Hindustan Zinc, Aditya Birla Capital Ltd., YES Bank Ltd. and Mahindra & Mahindra.