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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to honour PM Modi with Goalkeepers Global Goals Award

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be honouring PM Modi with the prestigious ‘Global Goalkeeper Award’ for his leadership and commitment for improving access to sanitation in India. PM Modi will be honoured for his leadership of the Swachch Bharat Mission which aims at accelerating the efforts to achieve universal sanitation coverage in the ..

Tiruchirapalli Corporation to Collect Excess Food Items

The Tiruchirappalli City Municipal Corporation in Tamil Nadu has decided to place a refrigerator at a location on EVR Road. The initiative is inspired by the success of the earlier initiative of Wall of Happiness. Akshaya Pathiram The City Corporation has decided to place a large refrigerator to serve the people. People could place excess ..

Injeti Srinivas committee on CSR recommends CSR expenditure to be made tax deductible expenditure

The High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), headed by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, has recently submitted its report to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. The main recommendations include making CSR expenditure tax deductible, allowing the carry-forward of unspent balance for a period of 3-5 years, and aligning Schedule 7 of the Companies Act ..

Report of High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility

The report of the High-Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) headed by Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas has submitted the report to the Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman. Recommendations of the Committee The CSR spend by corporates should become tax-deductible i.e. the expenses towards CSR should be eligible for deduction in ..

Ministry of Corporate Affairs releases national guidelines on responsible business conduct

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has recently released the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct (NGRBC). These guidelines urge businesses to actualize the principles in letter and spirit. For this purpose, the National Voluntary Guidelines on Social, Environmental and Economic Responsibilities of Business, 2011 (NVGS) have also been revised. According to the guidelines, businesses should ..

Corporate Affairs Ministry released Guidelines on responsible business conduct

Ministry of Corporate Affairs has revised the National Voluntary Guidelines and has formulated the National Guidelines on Responsible Business Conduct. These guidelines will urge businesses to actualise the principles in letter and spirit. According to it, businesses should conduct and govern themselves with integrity in an ethical, transparent, safe and accountable manner. The goods and ..

Hyderabad awarded Best Capital City in Solid Waste Management in Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) was awarded Best Capital City in the Solid Waste Management in the Swachh Survekshan 2018 rankings. The Swachh Survekshan was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) under Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). According to a press release, the Swachh Survekashan survey ranks cities on various parameters ..

Infosys announces Rs 1.5 crores Aarohan Social Innovation Awards (ASIA) to push innovation in social work

Recently, Infosys Foundation announced Rs 1.5 crores Aarohan Social Innovation Awards (ASIA) to push innovation in social work following increase in funds under the government rules. The awards would be given in six categories including healthcare, rural development and destitute care. The purpose of the awards is to recognise and reward individuals, teams or NGOs ..