CSR

IndiaInc pledges support to ‘Public Walk Donation’ campaign for safer roads

National Road Safety Campaign

Safety on Indian roads has taken on a new meaning with the ‘longest and largest walkathon’ from Kanyakumari to Kashmir by Subramanian ‘Subu’ Narayanan, Member Club D2S, the lead walker, reaching Delhi-NCR on 19 September 2018. Speaking at an interactive session on ‘1 Crore Steps for Safer Roads’ under the National Road Safety Campaign organised by FICCI in association with Club ...

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Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts for nationwide IT based healthcare program on NCD’s

MoHFW MoU exchange ceremony with the Tata Trusts and Dell

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on 20 September 2018  exchanged the MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform fornationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfarepresided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary ...

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Private sector should propagate India’s culture, heritage and various art forms@ VP at Legends of India Awards

Painter and Sculptor, Satish Gujral

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must integrate Art and Culture into our education system. He was addressing the gathering after giving away Lifetime Achievement Awards to Painter and Sculptor, Satish Gujral, renowned Violinist, T.N. Krishnan and Theatre personality, Ratan Thiyam, organised by the Legends of India, on 31st August 2018. The Vice President said that ...

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MCA’s National CSR Awards 2018 to applaud corporate innovation in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility

NMCG- Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

With the enactment of Companies Act, 2013 containing the CSR provision under Section 135, the mandate for CSR has now become a part of corporate functioning in the country. While several companies have traditionally been undertaking CSR activities to betterment of communities around, with the introduction of legislative mandate, the contributions of companies in this direction are now becoming more ...

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ICCA Congress to further cause of blindness and visual impairment globally with Noor Dubai Foundation

CSR and MICE-ICCA

Delegates at the 57th ICCA Congress, taking place in Dubai later this year, will have the opportunity to support a local charity that prevents blindness and visual impairment globally, with organisers partnering with Noor Dubai Foundation on a number of initiatives. Meetings industry professionals from around the world are set to descend on Dubai when the annual flagship event of ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) makes commercial sense for corporates to invest in society: Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu giving away CSR awards to winners in New Delhi on 2 August 2018

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry- Suresh Prabhu said that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become an exemplary model in the country for companies who have realised that their financial success is incomplete without support of the society. Speaking at an event on CSR in New Delhi, the Minister said CSR is a reality and it makes commercial sense for ...

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India Inc join forces for Namami Gange Projects as CSR; on anvil is Ganga Museum @Delhi,Haridwar,Allahabad,Varanasi

Underway is Namami Ganga Review held on 31 July 2018, which showed India Inc's growing interest in Clean Ganga activities through CSR

The banks of River Ganga are set to get a major facelift as several corporates have undertaken CSR projects for ghat cleaning and development, afforestation, provision of amenities and similar work under Namami Gange programme. Companies like Shipping Corporation of India, Indorama Corporation, IndusInd Bank, YesBank, Hinduja Group, Arcelor Mittal, New Indian Express, Bajaj Electricals, Amer Maritime, HCL, Reliance Industries and a ...

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NITI Aayog- DPE encourage CPSE’s to drive CSR initiatives on health, nutrition and education initiatives @ Aspirational Districts

CSR in India by CPSE's

Corporate Social Responsibility is one such arena that is fast getting formalised post the amendment in the Indian Companies Act  and can surely go a long way to help India fasten pace of inclusive growth and economic development. Herein, conference on Exploring CSR funds for Aspirational Districts pitched into make a transformative arch. The conference was jointly organised by NITI Aayog and Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) 24 ...

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Taj’s CSR connects Luxury Hotel Chain to empower Women Weavers @ Varanasi

Luxury at Taj hotel includes  responsibility to help the underprivileged and that is reflected in its CSR strategy to help women weavers of Varanasi

How a luxury hotel chain create opportunities for social upliftment of unprivileged class? But, then a luxury hotel chain can do that it guests surely will have more reasons to be proud and drive added satisfaction of being associated with a large hearted hospitality chain. Taj – one of India’s top most luxury brand of hotel chain under the umbrella of The Indian Hotels ...

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KVIC adopts Jagatpur village in Delhi for Swachhata Abhiyaan; next drive planned at Mumbai’s Juhu Beach

Khadi and Village Industries Commission leading a sanitation drive in Delhi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has adopted Jagatpur village in Delhi for its Swachhata Abhiyaan. The sanitation drive by KVIC began with a plantation drive and ended with cleanliness drive along the bank of the Yamuna river.  Speaking to the villagers, KVIC Chairman, Vinai Kumar Saxena said that he was enthused with their response. He said that with ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission expands to Ten new Swachh Iconic Places spread across eight states; advantage Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

third phase of Swachh Iconic Places

Ten new iconic sites, namely, RaghavendraSwamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K); Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur); Sabarimala Temple (Kerala); and Kanvashram (Uttarakhand) have been taken up under Phase III of the flagship project Swachh Iconic Places ...

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National Awards conferred on Best Performing Self Help Groups under DAY – National Rural Livelihood Mission

Deendayal Antayodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY- NRLM)

Genuine Self Help Groups are crucial to taking fruits of economic development and modern living to the distant remote corners of India and deserve due credit and acknowledgement for the same. Acting in the said direction, Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines, Narendra Singh Tomar on 11 June 2018 conferred the National Awards on Best Performing Self Help Groups ...

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