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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

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

Prosecution Sanction accorded in 366 cases for non-compliance of CSR, MoS Finance: LS

The minister said that the norms provide for strict action against violations.

01 Jul 2019 8:01 PM


Pune’s pink washrooms major hit

Scrapped buses were brought from the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited and converted into toilets.

04 Mar 2019 3:29 AM

These platforms will help you find a CSR project to invest in

The following five online marketplaces provide a platform for both corporates and NGOs in India.

13 Feb 2019 6:42 PM

What’s so special about theatre?

Theatre (and the Arts) is seen as a 'medium', not as an end in itself. That means CSR managers won't support theatre for theatre’s sake.

03 Oct 2018 12:28 AM

Kotak Mahindra rolls out mobile medical vans under CSR

Each medical mobile van equipped with GPS facility, would offer services like awareness, diagnosis.

08 Sep 2018 4:17 PM

CSR spends increase by 44.57 per cent to nearly Rs 14,000 cr in FY16

Total CSR spending by companies registered with it increased to Rs 13,827.86 crore in FY16 from Rs 9,564.77 crore in FY 15.

06 Aug 2018 8:48 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

CSR spending rose to Rs 9,882 crore in 2015-16: Chaudhary

CSR expenditure of companies for year 2015-16 from annual financial statements filed with govt.

30 Nov 2017 5:29 PM

HDFC Bank to develop 1,000 villages under CSR by FY'19

Bank has already empowered 750 deprived villages across the country in the last two-and-half years.

23 Nov 2017 4:49 PM

RBI should have cut interest rate to boost growth: India Inc

Industry argues rate cut would have propelled demand as interest rates remain unduly high.

04 Oct 2017 6:14 PM

Jaitley sees CSR spending potential of Rs 14,000 cr

Corporate Social Responsibility clause has been put in Companies Bill.

26 Sep 2017 4:04 PM


SBI gives leg-up to CSR initiatives, adopts 50 villages

SBI Gram Seva which will work in the areas of health, education, environment and rural infrastructure.

14 Aug 2017 8:19 PM

Maruti earmarks Rs 140 crore for CSR activities this fiscal

MSI has earmarked a total of Rs 4,500 crore capex for the current financial year.

15 May 2017 5:41 PM

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

Adopt bio-toilets at railway stations: Prabhu tells India Inc

Prabhu said industry should apply their business minds to develop water-less, odour-less toilets.

27 Apr 2017 6:18 PM