Corporate social responsibility (CSR) Current Affairs, GK & News

Corporate social responsibility (CSR)  Current Affairs, GK & News

Supreme Court rules private labs to make COVID-19 tests free of cost

On April 8, 2020, the Supreme Court of India ordered the private labs to make COVID-19 testing in private labs free of cost. The GoI had earlier allowed the private labs to test COVID-19 after being approved by ICMR. The prices of the test were capped at Rs 4,500. Ruling of the SC The Supreme ..

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Odisha sets up COVID-19 dedicated hospitals with 1,000 beds

On March 27, 2020, the Odisha Government announced that it is to set up two COVID-19 dedicated hospitals under PPP (Public Private Partnership) model. Highlights Around 84,000 people have returned from abroad in the state. There are so far three positive cases in the state. The Government forecasting the spread of the virus has prepared ..

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Cabinet Approval: To amend Companies Act, 2013

On March 4, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved 72 changes to the Companies Act, 2013. The main aim of the amendment is to decriminalize the provisions in the act. Highlights The amendment aims to recategorize 23 offences and omit 7 compoundable offences. Under the amendment, the companies with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) obligation of less ..

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Coal India to produce 1 billion tons of coal by 2024

On November 2, 2019, the coal Ministry has announced that Coal India Limited (CIL) will produce 750 million tons of coal by the end of financial year 2020-21. It will further increase the coal production to 1 billion tons by 2023-24. Currently CIL has a target of 660 million tons of coal production. This is ..

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Sahara: Hostel for the ‘Veer Naris’

Lt. Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, inaugurated the Sahara Naval Hostel for the ‘Veer Naris’ at Vasant Kunj in New Delhi. About Sahara Hostel Project It is a unique Hostel project for Naval Widows or Veer Naris. Objective: It aims to provide rehabilitation of Naval Widows and their families in period immediately after unfortunate demise ..

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