Corporate social responsibility spends up 3 per cent; PM-CARES loses appeal

'In fiscal 2020, the top priorities for India Inc continued to be education and skill development, as well as healthcare and sanitation - both accounting for 53% of the total spend on CSR,' it said.

published on : 25th August 2021

India Inc cheers Olympics heroes; CSR spends dry

The CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) spends by companies mandated for sports are abysmally low, barring a few firms like Reliance, Hindustan Zinc, Tata etc.

published on : 13th August 2021

Those who giveth, those who taketh

Rich people with a generous mind are not a rarity in India. Published reports show that quite a few of them are inclined to give parts of their wealth to others.

published on : 8th August 2021

Soon, Covid vaccines will be provided under CSR funds: Ma Subramanian

This move will ensure vaccines are not wasted, says health min

published on : 24th July 2021

Bengaluru corporates pitch in to help govt in Covid fight

Corporates in Bengaluru are coming forward to lend a helping hand to the government through their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR )funding to fight the pandemic. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Will the planned Social Stock Exchange help uplift those at the bottom of the pyramid?

India has over 31 lakh NGOs,  more than double the number of schools in the country, and 250 times the number of government hospitals.

published on : 28th June 2021

Karnataka's Kolar district to have four oxygen generating plants 

Speaking to The New Indian Express, Arvind Limbavali, Kolar district incharge minister said that all the four plants are being sponsored under CSR.

published on : 16th June 2021

Former Nellore GGH chief suspended after sexual harassment allegation

Simultaneously, the fact- finding committee was formed by the district administration to probe the charges.

published on : 8th June 2021

Portal linking corporates, Karnataka govt on CSR launched

The first of its kind portal in the country will act as a bridge between the government and the firms providing funds under Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.

published on : 27th May 2021

Covid pandemic: Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility and what the government allows

At a time when India needs corporate India to play their part, there are still some areas under CSR rules that are ambiguous in nature. This is an attempt to shed some light and offer clarifications.

published on : 26th May 2021

Companies spending on health infra for COVID care will be considered as CSR work: Govt

Certain class of profitable companies are required to shell out at least 2 per cent of their three-year annual average net profit towards CSR works in a particular year.

published on : 5th May 2021

Government permits CSR spending for makeshift Covid hospitals

The Centre has allowed corporates to classify spending on setting up makeshift Covid-19 treatment centres under their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund. 

published on : 23rd April 2021

Indian project to set up Navy radars in Maldives under cloud

Questions hang over the fate of the project after President Yameen Abdul Gayoom declared a state of emergency in the archipelago on February 5.

published on : 18th February 2018