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Corporate Social Responsibility

Donations to PM’s fund covered under CSR spending: Corporate Affairs Ministry

The ministry issued a memorandum clarifying that money donated by corporates considered as Corporate Social Responsibility expenditure

29 Mar 2020 2:24 PM

Let’s stop polluted Uttarakhand from going the Delhi way

The rising level of pollution is not limited to Delhi or NCR only, but is also engulfing the hill state of Uttarakhand.

13 Nov 2019 1:40 AM

Now CSR funds can be spent on incubators and universities

According to Mohammad Azhar, Program Leader, INVENT at Villgro, it is a welcoming step to go from ‘good to great’.

21 Sep 2019 2:56 AM

Karnataka dalit MP denied entry into a village

Although some villagers seemed to relent after a while and were willing to let him into Gollarahatti, others remained adamant.

18 Sep 2019 3:15 AM

Maharashtra introduces water policy

To tackle floods, the state government has directed local authorities to prohibit habitation and economic activities in floodplain zones.

08 Sep 2019 4:17 AM


Super-rich tax withdrawn; home, auto loans to be cheaper: FM Sitharaman

Sitharaman also announced a booster investment of Rs 100 lakh crores on building modern infrastructure over the next five years.

24 Aug 2019 3:31 AM

Govt-constituted panel suggests making CSR non-compliance civil offence

Companies having CSR prescribed amount below Rs 50 lakh can be exempted from the need of constituting a CSR committee, as per the report.

13 Aug 2019 8:24 PM

Enforcement actions have generated 'lot of soul searching' at cos: Srinivas

In recent times, the ministry has initiated stringent action against various entities, including auditors, in the IL&FS scam, among others.

12 Aug 2019 5:40 PM

Govt, RBI on same page on steps to boost economy: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said the government is looking at the financial sector woes and will address them.

09 Aug 2019 5:53 PM

Govt assured of action soon to revive industry, push eco growth: India Inc

Piramal Enterprises's Ajay Piramal said that industry raised several matters such as reluctance of banks to lend to the industry.

08 Aug 2019 6:58 PM


CSR no more an act of magnanimity; no intention to criminalise any default: Corp Affairs Secy

It is more of a drafting issue and not imposition of an additional penal provision, said Corp Affairs Secy Injeti Srinivas.

08 Aug 2019 6:41 PM

Skill centre empowers jobless youth

A first of its kind Aviation Multi-Skill Development Centre (AMSDC) is an initiative under Corporate Social Responsibility CSR.

26 Jul 2019 1:40 AM

CSR should be integrated into modern business strategy: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

He further said that CSR goes beyond charity and requires the companies and businesses to act beyond their legal obligations.

13 Jul 2019 1:37 PM

State should charge 2 per cent cess on pvt firms to fund drought relief: Dhananjay Munde

Munde had raised the issue of the drought situation in Maharashtra in the upper House.

29 Nov 2018 1:51 AM

Marine Drive soon to have AC toilets constructed at Rs 94Lakh

The toilet will be operated on solar energy, with curved solar panels installed on its roof.

30 Sep 2018 6:05 AM


CR, WR seek corporate help for improving amenities

The Railway board had brought a policy pertaining to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund in 2016.

11 May 2018 1:44 AM

Smriti Irani set to distribute 10,000 cows in Amethi

The cows are being purchased by Narmada Fertilisers under its corporate social responsibility (CSR) scheme.

29 Mar 2018 4:07 AM

A journey through unexplored territories

Ram and Deepa also say that understanding and trust is something that makes their team work incredibly well.

19 Dec 2017 12:38 AM

CSR: The moral voice of business

CSR is the umbrella term for how business relates to the broader cultural, economic and political environment in which it operates.

08 Dec 2017 12:33 AM

Bajaj wants clarity on tax exemption on CSR spending

Companies spend 2 per cent of their average net profit of past three years mandated by Companies Act.

29 Apr 2017 6:21 PM