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Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019

After much deliberations, the Lok Sabha passed The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019. This Bill seeks to amend the Companies Act, 2013 and replaces an earlier replace the ordinance promulgated earlier in this regard. What is the bill? The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2019 seeks to tighten the corporate social responsibility (CSR) compliance of companies and reduce ..

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Sahara: Hostel for Veer Naris

The Sahara Naval Hostel for the ‘Veer Naris’ was inaugurated in New Delhi. The Sahara Naval Hostel for the ‘Veer Naris’ was undertaken by the Indian Navy under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) partnership with National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC). Supporting Veer Naris The hostel aims to addresses a long term need felt towards the ..

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JSPL wins FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment

The Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has been honoured with the prestigious ‘FICCI CSR Award’ for Women Empowerment. JSPL was awarded for its innovative and high impact women empowerment programmes, implemented by the company’s CSR Arm – JSPL Foundation, across its operational areas in the country. FICCI CSR Award FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were ..

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Injeti Srinivas heads high-level committee on Corporate Social Responsibility

The Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has recently constituted an 11-member high-level committee on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on CSR under the companies law. The Committee, which will be headed by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, will analyze outcomes ..

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AAI signs MoU with Assam Government to develop villages in Kamrup district

The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Assam government for sustainable development of human settlements at villages in Kamrup district. Key Facts As per terms of MoU, AAI will provide financial assistance of Rs. 4.58 crore for Kamrup district under its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative. The estimates of ..

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Arun Jaitely launches National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal

Arun Jaitley, the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, has launched the National CSR Data Portal & Corporate Data Portal in New Delhi on January 19, 2018. The National CSR Data Portal will capture information on CSR activities carried out by eligible companies, filed on the MCA21 registry in their financial statements. The filed ..

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