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  • Bihar-born Sulabh International founder gets NGO leadership award 19-02-2014 07:18 PM

    Social activist and Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak has been awarded for his work in the field of public sanitation. The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of the World CSR Day on Tuesday and comprises a trophy...
  • Raman Singh promises to resolve investors' grievances 22-01-2014 08:58 PM

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has assured investors and entrepreneurs to address their grievances, including problems in approval for electricity, water, land and environment clearance. Singh also advised the industrialists to maintain a good communication with villagers of the areas where they are investing as part of Corporate Social Responsibility...
  • Rohini and Nandan Nilekani: The conscious givers 23-12-2013 01:09 PM

    Award: Outstanding Philanthropist Rohini and Nandan Nilekani Age: Rohini-54, Nandan-58 Why They Won: For having given nearly Rs 350 crore, especially to ideas which CSR doesn't fund. Rohini has committed to giving Rs 20 crore every year; Nandan has spent five years at UIDAI as part of the 'giving back...
  • Religious contributions by corporates not CSR activity: Sachin Pilot 04-10-2013 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot Friday said religious contributions by corporates should not be considered as corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity. "Religious contributions by corporates should not be considered as CSR. For a corporate entity to do religious donations, I don't think it constitutes a part of CSR,"...
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs writes to state govt over CSR 27-09-2013 05:10 PM

    Ministry of Corporate Affairs has written to the Chattisgarh government on the state's proposed CSR policy which reportedly asks certain companies to contribute funds to a Chief Minister Community Development Fund as part of Corporate Social Responsibility norms. The proposed move comes at a time when the Centre has notified...
  • Govt to use CSR budgets to build student hostels in Naxal-hit areas 08-08-2013 10:08 PM

    Chhattisgarh government has planned to construct hostels for students in Naxal-affected areas through public-private-partnership (PPP) mode, using the Corporate Social Responsibility budgets of corporates. The hostels will be built using the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds of industries operating in Chhattisgarh, Scheduled Tribe/Scheduled Caste Development Minister Kedar Kashyap said in...
  • Time for great self reflection: CSR director on Delhi gangrape 05-01-2013 12:15 PM

    "People should understand that blaming the government and the police is not enough," Ranjana Kumari said. ...
  • Azim Premji slams Govt's proposed CSR law 25-03-2011 07:51 AM

    New Delhi: The Centre's proposed law making spending on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) mandatory is drawing heavy criticism from India Inc. Slamming the government's proposed move saying legislation will bring in abuse, India's biggest philanthropist Azim Premji says there is no need for a law on mandatory CSR spending. Speaking...