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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CII Foundation hands over health posts in Dolakha, reaching out to about 8000 beneficiaries


CIIF along with implementing partner Nyaya Health Nepal Possible, hands over prefabricated health posts of 3 villages to Dolakha district administration in Nepal today. The rebuilt health posts are equipped with medical equipments, instruments, furniture and medical supplies for functioning of the health posts. “The support received from the Confederation of Indian Industry and CII Foundation has strengthened the constitutional ...

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CSR drive brings Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India and Aravali Power Company; MoU to benefit more Divyangjan’s in Haryana

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India and Aravali Power Company sign MoU to benefit more Divyangjan's in Haryana

Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment and Aravali Power Company (APCPL), Jhajjar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on 8 May 2018 at Jhajjar, Haryana for Rs. 2 Crores for Distribution of Aids and Assistive Devices to Persons with Disabilities at Charkhi Dadri District of Haryana under the CSR initiative of APCPL in the ...

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Taj Mahal Hotels join hands with Elle India for ‘Carnival for a Cause’ to support the Breast Cancer Campaign 

Taj Mahal New Delhi – United and Serving For A Cause for Over a Decade for The Elle Carnival 2018

Supporting a noble platform built amongst the fashionistas in the industry, building a strong connect on the noble cause of Breast Cancer awareness, in line with its endeavour to constantly deliver meaningful experiences to its patrons, The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi, united with Elle India to welcome summer with the ‘Carnival for a Cause’. The annual initiative hosted by the iconic Hotel ...

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‘Need to create safe conditions for women at home, in society and at work-place’

The President, Ram Nath Govind addressing at the 34th Annual Session of FICCI Ladies Organisation as Chief Guest, in New Delhi on April 05, 2018.

The President of India, Mr. Ram Nath Kovind suggested members of the FICCI Ladies Organsation (FLO) on 5 April 2018 to make start-ups by women an integral part of their value chains as vendors, ancillaries, suppliers and distributors or in any other form. “Our corporate sector must take determined steps towards creating women-friendly and gender-sensitive supply-chains to empower women in our economy, ...

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Outbound Konnections reflects NewGen entrepreneur’s determination to care for environment

Every person needs to put in its bit to fight the man made calamity of air pollution. Seen in the pic is Poonam Seth sitting at her self curated Terrace Garden for Outbound Konnections Reps

In times when Climate Change everyone knows will have massive adverse repercussions on humans civilisation. Its pertinent for everyone to care for environment be it ones Corporate Social Responsibility or individual responsibility. In fact, for People living in cities that are in grip of air pollution– its even more important to stay in harmony with nature. Delhi in this case ...

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