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WIPS KIOCL extends helping hand to Rehabilitation Centre for Girls

Bangalore: “Abalashrama”, Basavanagudi, one of the oldest registered voluntary social organization in the City. It is primarily a rehabilitation centre for orphaned girls and destitute women between the age group of 16 and 35. Around 80 students/ destitute women are taking shelter in the Ashr

Posted Date :  26-06-17

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NCL Builds hostel for students of Government ITI

Waidhan: Treading ahead on its principle of inclusive development, NCL constructed SC-ST hostel for students of Government ITI, Waidhan. Built under CSR ambit, the hostel was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Ms. Shantilata Sahu, Director (Personnel), NCL on 21.06.2017. On this occasion, MLA of Singrau

Posted Date :  26-06-17

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HAL dedicates Kumudvathi River Rejuvenation Projects to the Villagers

Bengaluru: Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL handed-over the Kumudvathi River Rejuvenation projects to village panchayats of Bengaluru rural district. “This was implemented as part of CSR activities of 2016-17 for Teppadabeguru mini water shed benefiting 35 villages. These projects will help in rev

Posted Date :  17-06-17

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ALIMCO helping hands with Red Cross society

Jalandhar: About 100 physically challenged residents of District Red Cross Society from weaker sections of the district will soon get artificial limbs, with the quality of their life set to improve for the better.    Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar, Varinder Kumar Sharma, said today that

Posted Date :  17-06-17

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GSL National Vendor Development Program

PANJI: Goa Shipyard Limited organized National Vendor Development Program exclusively for Micro & Small Industries owned by SC/ST Entrepreneurs on 16th June 2017 with aim to promote increased participation of SC/ST entrepreneurs in Ship building sector .    The program saw overwhelming

Posted Date :  17-06-17

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IGL Sponsored Students Under CSR Qualify JEE Advanced Examination

New Delhi: 11 students belonging to economically weaker sections of the society sponsored by Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) under its CSR programme, have qualified JEE Advanced examination 2017 as per the results declared today.    IGL had sponsored a total of 18 students who are merito

Posted Date :  13-06-17

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CSR ACTIVITY BY PNB PRERNA

Delhi: The first meeting of PNB Prerna after taking over by new President, Dr. Jayanti Mehta was held at CSC, Delhi recently.  On the auspicious day of Nirjala Ekadashi, distribution of Sweet Water to public was organised by the members of PNB Prerna outside the Central Staff College, Punjab

Posted Date :  12-06-17

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CIL ENRICHING LIVES

KOLKATA: Various CSR works undertaken by Coal India Limited were showcased today in a show “Enriching Lives” at its Corporate Headquarters. This was presented by Karmyog in a special Omni DEL show.    Shri. S.N. Prasad, Director – Marketing, CIL speaking on the occasion highlighte

Posted Date :  10-06-17

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NTPC Launches Campaign On NO TOBACCO

New Delhi: The World No Tobacco Day is celebrated on 31st May Worldwide highlighting the health risks associated with the use of tobacco and implementation of policies to reduce its consumption. As a prelude NTPC WRI-HQ started a week long campaign which was inaugurated by Shri. Subhasis Ghosh,

Posted Date :  30-05-17

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NLCIL Spents Rs 38 crores for CSR activities

Cuddalore. Shri R. Vikraman, Director (HR), NLC India Limited, inaugurated the new School building for Panchayat Union Middle School at Siruvathur Village and a Over Head Tank(OHT) in school premises, constructed under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme of NLCIL, on 18.05.2017 at Sir

Posted Date :  19-05-17

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Govt launches awards for CSR nominations open till Jun 18

NEW DELHI. The government has instituted awards for CSR activities, as part of efforts to incentivise companies to take up work towards social welfare, and invited applications for nomination.    The Corporate Affairs Ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act, has asked firms to

Posted Date :  18-05-17

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Geopolymer Concrete Road using NTPC-DADRI Fly Ash by NETRA and CSIR

NEW DELHI. NTPC-NETRA and CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee have developed high strength fly ash based geopolymer concrete for construction of road as per IRC specifications.    A Geopolymer concrete road stretch of 50 m length and 3 m width with 40 MPa concrete strength

Posted Date :  17-05-17

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Ranjan Mohapatra honured as FATHER OF CSR

NEW DELHI. Prof. Ranjan Mohapatra Received a citation and award of a title as the "FATHER OF CSR" for pioneering contributions to the CSR MOVEMENT in India through association in CSR Policy Formulations for Govt. of India and The World Bank , Promotion of CSR in collaboration with Govt. of India

Posted Date :  15-05-17

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Largest standalone CSR initiative by ONGC

Sibsagar: Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister of Assam, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas (I/C), accompanied by Shri Dinesh K Sarraf CMD, ONGC dedicated the ONGC multi-specialty hospital ‘Chaolung Sukaphaa’ to the people of Assam, with an investment of Rs 313

Posted Date :  15-05-17

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Airports Authority of India Flags off the Ambulance service

New Delhi: 12th  May, 2017: Airports Authority of India committed to deliver its Social Corporate Responsibility, has provided an Ambulance Service with Advanced Life Support Systems (ALS) for Longding District of Arunachal Pradesh with an objective of strengthening the health services in the re

Posted Date :  12-05-17

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Goa Ship Yard provided mobile toilets

PANJI: In line with the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, a nationwide campaign launched by Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to accomplish the vision of “Clean India”, Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) has recently donated 4 nos. mobile toilets to the Mormugao Municipal Council (MMC).   G

Posted Date :  27-04-17

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Spirit of Swachh Bharat is being maintained

BHUBANESHWAR. Union Petroleoum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan Inspected the toilets at Indian Oil's Swastik filling station, Betonati, Mayurbhanj. Happy to see that the spirit of 'Swachh Bharat' is being maintained.

Posted Date :  25-04-17

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Mega Driving Training Worshop at Vaisakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam. Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) and Oil PSUs under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas organised a campaign to sensitize the masses about importance and advantages of fuel conservation and its effective utilization. Campaign was inagurated by Union M

Posted Date :  21-04-17

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SAIL Chairman dedicates Shilpangan to society

New Delhi. Chairman, SAIL Shri P K Singh, dedicated 'Shilpangan' - a skill development center at DSP Steel Township to the society. The center has been developed under Durgapur Steel Plant's CSR scheme for imparting skill based training to the underprivileged section of the society. 

Posted Date :  15-04-17

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Butter And Milk Distribution by NLCIL

NLCIL always feels, service to the society and helping the people in need is its prime responsibility.  As part of this, under its Corporate Social Responsibility  scheme,  organizing free  Butter Milk Distribution Stalls (NLC IL DHARA)  for the people in and around Neyveli  to  combat  h

Posted Date :  14-04-17

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Smart India Hackathon 2017 held at CATC Allahabad

New Delhi. The ‘Smart India Hackathon 2017’ grand finale concluded on 02nd April, 2017at the Civil Aviation Training College (CATC),Bamruali, and Allahabad. At the CATC, one among 26 locations for ‘Smart Hackathon 2017’, 58 teams from across India participated for the 36 hour event, with stu

Posted Date :  06-04-17

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NBCC SERVICES DISTRIBUTES AIDS TO DIFFERENTLY ABLED

New Delhi: NBCC Services Limited has distributed aids and assistive devices such as Motorized Tricycle, Smart Cane, Hearing Aid etc to 15 Beneficiaries identified by ALIMCO as a part ofits CSR initiative. The ceremony was graced by Shri Rajendra Chaudhari, Chairman, NSL; Smt. B.K. Sokhey, Directo

Posted Date :  04-04-17

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NLCIL provides Play Equipments to Children’s Park

Puducherry. Dr.Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD,NLCIL inaugurating the play equipment in the presence of Shri Manoj Parida,IAS,Chief Secretary ,Govt. of Puducherry at Children’s park of Old Port Beach, Puducherry, on 01.04.2017. Also seen, Smt Yogamaya Acharya, Shri R.Vikraman and Shri R.Mohan and othe

Posted Date :  04-04-17

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NLC organizes Clean India Camps in Surrounding Villages

Neyveli. NLC India Limited throughout the month of March 2017 extensively organized Various programmes in Neyveli and peripheral villages, on 1st march it inagurated "Swatch Shakti Saptah" for 15 days with a mission to encourage Women Participation and others towards proper sanitation and cleanli

Posted Date :  04-04-17

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Ministery of Steel Smart India Hackathon 2017 Grand finale

Under the leadership of Hon'ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, Government of India has envisaged the "Digital India Intitiave", which aims to bridge the digitl divide in the country promote digital literacy in order to make  development a comprehensive mass movement and put goverance wi

Posted Date :  29-03-17

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NLC IL Carries out Clean India Activities in Peripheral Villages

NLC India Limited, Neyveli started a Week Long Clean India Activities under the national mission of Swachh Bharat, on 27.03.2017 at B-2 Block & A Block Settlement area, peripheral villages of Neyveli Township.   Mr. S. Mohan, CGM/CSR & Sports, initialized a Week-long Clean India Activity

Posted Date :  28-03-17

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REIL organized Medical and Health Checkup Camps

JAIPUR. REIL has organized a Free Medical & Health Checkup camps were at Umang, Shipra Path, Mansarovar, Jaipur and at Government Primary School, Gatore and Anganwadi Center, Gatore, Jaipur recently under CSR.    Executive Director, Shri A. K. Sharda, General Manager (RE), Shri Mukesh Math

Posted Date :  17-03-17

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NLC Indias gesture under CSR

Shri R. Vikraman, Director (HR), NLC India Limited, opened the new building, built under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Scheme by the NLC India , at Aruna Higher Secondary School, Eraiyur (near Pennadam), Cuddalore District recently. It was constructed at the cost of Rs. 20 Lakhs.  S

Posted Date :  17-03-17

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Mosquito Nets distributed by NTPC Kaniha

Kaniha: NTPC Talcher Kaniha distributed mosquito nets to the villagers of Bijigol under Kaniha block under its CSR initiative on 09.03.2017. Shri Debasis Sarkar was the Chief Guest of the occasion. Shri Sarkar distributed mosquito nets among the villagers in presence of Shri Dushasan Sahoo ,Sarpanch

Posted Date :  14-03-17

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REC extends CSR support to United Nations Population Fund (UNFP

New Delhi. REC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), with the purpose of planning and management of development interventions to be funded by REC, under its CSR initiatives.  The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard was executed

Posted Date :  11-03-17

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REC extends Rs 25 Cr support to Swachh Bharat Kosh Fund

NEW DELHI. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) has extended support to the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan by contributing an additional amount of Rs. 25 Crore to the ‘Swachh Bharat Kosh Fund’ set up under the Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, GoI as a part of its CSR initiative. 

Posted Date :  10-03-17

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Odisha proposes to set up CSR Council

Bhubaneswar |. The Odisha government has proposed to set up a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Council to bridge the gaps in allocation of CSR funds to priority sectors, an official said on Saturday.    A high-level meeting was held in this regard under the chairmanship of Chief Secre

Posted Date :  06-03-17

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REC extends CSR support to All India Institute of Medical Sciences

NEW DELHI .REC extends CSR support amounting to Rs. 13.02 crore to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi for the project ‘’Renovation and provision of equipment for Central Sterile Supply Department (CSSD) of AIIMS along with procurement of new steam sterilizers a

Posted Date :  22-02-17

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Govt Seeks Explanation From 536 Companies For CSR Non compliance

NEW DELHI . Government on Tuesday said show-cause notices have been issued to 536 firms for non-compliance with CSR norms under the companies law.   Under the Companies Act, 2013, certain class of profitable entities are required to shell out at least two per cent of their three-year

Posted Date :  08-02-17

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Companies spend over Rs 18600 cr towards CSR in 2 years

New Delhi. As many as 12,431 companies together shelled out more than Rs 18,625 crore towards social welfare activities in the last two financial years, the government said today.    Under the Companies Act, 2013, a certain class of profitable companies are required to spend at

Posted Date :  04-02-17

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ICVL to restart operations in a few months SAIL Chairman

NEW DELHI: India's largest steel maker SAILBSE 0.68 % today said operations in International Coal Ventures Ltd (ICVL) -- the JV formed by five PSUs -- will resume operations in a few months as prices of coking coal have firmed up.    SAIL Chairman P K Singh told PTI that ICV

Posted Date :  03-02-17

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Over 530 companies may face action for CSR norm violations

NEW DELHI. More than 530 firms have come under the scanner of the government for violating CSR spending norms under the companies law and are likely to face action.    The violations pertain to the 2014-15 financial year and reports to this regard have been submitted by Registra

Posted Date :  30-01-17

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Solar Lanterns for meritorious students

NEW DELHI . Solar Lanterns for meritorious students of Class-8th-12th from Govt. Girls Sr.Sec. School Badarpur presented by the Shri Narayan Dutt Sharma, MLA at NTPC-Badarpur

Posted Date :  30-01-17

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NLC India Limited Cares 75 HIV possitive effected Children

Neyveli. Smt Yogamaya Acharya,President Ladies Club& Sneha Opportunity School of Neyveli, distributing Poshak Food packets and Sweets to HIV +ve Children during her visit to the Vridhhachalam on January 28 , 2017 . Also seen are, Shri J. Peter James GM,CSR, Shri Balachandar AEE,CSR and member

Posted Date :  30-01-17

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Free Aids and Assistive Devices for Persons with Disabilities

NEW DELHI . The Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot distributing the Free Aids and Assistive Devices for Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjans) under ADIP Schemes, at a function, in Delhi on January 29, 2017. The Minister of State for Social Justice &

Posted Date :  30-01-17

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REC Extends Rs 14 point 2 Crore CSR Support to IIM Trichy

NEW DELHI . REC Limited, has extendeda financial assistance of Rs. 14.2 crore under its CSR initiatives to Indian Institute of Management, Tiruchirappalli for installation of 2 MW solar panels (SPV) at various locations of IIM Trichy campus in Tamil Nadu. The Memorandum of Agreement was executed

Posted Date :  18-01-17

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NLC India extends helping hand to HIV positive effected Children

Neyveli. Shri Yogamaya Acharya,President Ladies Club & Sneha Opportunity School of Neyveli, provided food to the differently abled persons during her visit to the Oasis Trust, School for Handicapped, Vanarapalayam, Cuddalore. .    In line with the Corporate Social Responsibi

Posted Date :  10-01-17

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CSR Activity by PNB Prerna

NEW DELHI.Rain Basera managed by Prerna Social Development Society were distributed blankets at a simple function organised by PNB Prerna near Safdarjung Flyover New Delhi .    On this occassion Smt. Srilakshmi K , Vice President of PNB Prerna and other members were present.

Posted Date :  05-01-17

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Railways to make 3000 special bogies for disabled persons

NAGPUR. The Railways will make 3,000 special bogies for "divyangs" (persons with disabilities) by 2018 to make their travel comfortable and hassle-free.   These bogies will have various facilities to ensure the differently abled passengers or "divyangs" have smoot

Posted Date :  04-01-17

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NAIDU announces CSR of HUDCO for AU

VISAKHAPATNAM: Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu announced Rs.1 crore from research and development project and CSR of HUDCO to the university. The Hindu  

Posted Date :  19-12-16

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Meet for differently abled students

Dr.Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD, NLCI with students of Sneha School, Neyveli who won the medals in the District Level Sports & Games 2016 -17 Meet for differently abled students. Also Seen are Smt.Yoga Maya Acharya, President , SOS, Shri S.Sridhar, Executive Director. /TA, PR, CSR, &Edn and o

Posted Date :  12-11-16

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REC extends CSR support to Indian Institute of Science

NEW DELHI. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC), a Govt. of India Navratna Enterprise, extends financial assistance of Rs. 493.71 Lakhs under its CSR initiative to Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, for the project “Establishment of 279 KWp photovoltaic solar panels on 3 no.

Posted Date :  04-11-16

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Corporate spending in CSR increases by 28 percent in FY16

NEW DELHI. A gradual increase in corporate earnings and profits has led to a 28 per cent rise in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending by listed entities in FY16.   According to data compiled by Prime Database, corporate bodies have spent Rs 8,345 crore on various CSR activi

Posted Date :  25-10-16

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POWERGRID helping hand for Assam

Guwahati. POWERGRID employees contributed a sum of Rs.44.23 lakhs to   Chief Minister`s Relief Fund.Sh. Abhay Choudhury ,Executive  Director,NER presented the Cheque to the Hon`ble Chief Minister of  Assam at  Assam Sachivalaya ,Dispur ,Guwahati this evening in presence of Hon

Posted Date :  24-10-16

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Most India Inc CSR went to Skills India

MUMBAI.October 6, 2016  The top 250 listed companies spent Rs 2,073 crore on 1,200 projects in skills sector as part of their corporate social resposibility (CSR) expenditure, according to the India CSR Outlook Report (ICOR) by NGOBox.   This is about one-third of Rs 7,140 crore

Posted Date :  06-10-16

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REC organizes Blood Donation Camp in New Delhi

New Delhi. In its unwavering commitment to serve the community and give something back to the society, Rural Electrification Corporation organized a “Blood Donation Camp” in collaboration with HELP 3 at Connaught Place, New Delhi on 17th Sept, 2016. The camp was inaugurated by Shri A.

Posted Date :  21-09-16

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PFC ORGANIZES BLOOD DONATION CAMP

New Delhi.Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) organized a ‘Blood Donation Camp’ in collaboration with Lions Blood Bank on 17th September, 2016 at its premises in New Delhi.   Several enthusiastic donors including PFC employees, their families and general public participat

Posted Date :  21-09-16

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NLC India organizes various events Healthy India

NLC India Limited has organized various events on the eve of “Seva Divas” on At NLC India, General Hospital, NLC I & Neyveli Blood Donors Association jointly organized a Blood Donation Camp where in more than 100 people registered their name for Blood donation. Shri S.Sridhar, Exe

Posted Date :  19-09-16

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PFC Organises Blood donation camp

NEW DELHI . Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) organized a ‘Blood Donation Camp’ in collaboration with Lions Blood Bank on 17th September, 2016 at its premises in New Delhi. Several enthusiastic donors including PFC employees, their families and general public participated in this no

Posted Date :  19-09-16

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NTPC to support AP tree plantation drive

Hyderabad. Shri K.K. Sharam, Director (Operations), NTPC Limited, presented a cheque of ? 1.87 crore to AP Forest Department recently in the presence of N. Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh towards tree plantation at the locations identified by the Forest Department during 2016-

Posted Date :  13-09-16

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Assam eyes 25000 digital villages by 2021

Guwahati, Sept. 1: Assam today stressed the importance of taking information technology and digital education to every village in the state by 2021. Addressing the inaugural session of the 12th edition of the Northeast Information and Communication Technology (NICT) that got under way here today,

Posted Date :  03-09-16

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POWER GRID installs CCTV in Hyderabad as CSR initative

HYDERABAD. A MoU has been signed between POWERGRID, SR-I and Hyderabad City Police towards sponsorship of Community based CCTV surveillance System as part of POWERGRID's CSR initiative.    Shri V Sekha, ED (SR-I) signed the MoU with Shri. Mahender Reddy, Commissioner of Poli

Posted Date :  03-09-16

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ONGCs social outreach programs

NEW DELHI .ONGC Director Fin AK Srinivasan recently handed over bicycles to girl students at Kakinada. Education, particularly, for girls has been one of the focus  area in ONGC`s social outreach programs.

Posted Date :  01-09-16

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NTPC Solapur Signs SRA Agreement with Govt of Maharastra

MUMBAI. . NTPC Solapur  has signed SRA (State Rehabilitation Authority) Agreement of NTPC Solapur for Rehabilitation benefits to project affected families of NTPC Solapur with Govt of Maharastra on 29 August 2016 at  Mumbai.   Agreement was signed by . Shri Ade, Dy Secretar

Posted Date :  31-08-16

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BDL to adopt ITI

HYDERABAD.  Bharat Dynamics Limited   has signed a MoU with the Director (Employment & Training), Govt. of Telangana to adopt Govt ITI Old City, Hyderabad as a part of CSR activities towards skills development initiative.   As per MoU, BDL will extend all necessary supp

Posted Date :  31-08-16

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WCL provides RO plant for villagers at Neelgaon

NAGPUR. Shri Sachin Kurve, Collector, Nagpur, inaugurated the first ever RO plant of WCL at Neelgaon (Nagpur Area of WCL). Installed with the cost of about 25 Lakh rupees, the plant purifies water with Reverse Osmosis Process. Water discharged from underground mine is being transferred to Neelgao

Posted Date :  27-08-16

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IREDAs helping hands visually impaired students

NEW DELHI .IREDA has celebrated 70th Year of Independence Day on 15th August, 2016 at Leprosy Colony & Vocational Training Centre, R.K. Puram and Blind School, Lajpat Nagar, Delhi . On this occasion, IREDA installed a Water Cooler at Leprosy Colony, provided 1 No. Embroidery Machine, 5 Person

Posted Date :  25-08-16

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ONGC Ahmedabad adopts Karsanpura village

AHMEDABAD: ONGC Ahmedabad is always on the forefront when it comes to providing CSR support to beneficiaries in it`s operational areas. As part of ONGC Diamond Jubilee celebrations, ONGC Ahmedabad recently adopted Karsanpura village for twin CSR initiatives of construction of 16 individual househ

Posted Date :  25-08-16

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ONGC provides aid for schools

New delhi As part of the CSR campaign, ONGC has extended financial aid for health care and school amenities in East and West Godavari districts to the tune of Rs.17.70 lakh on Tuesday. P Chandra Sekharan, GM-Basin Manager and A.V.V.S. Kamaraju, GM (Geology) handed over the aid.

Posted Date :  18-08-16

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CSR data Govt tweaking annual filing form for cos

NEW DELHI . Govt is amending the form for furnishing annual financial statements under the companies law as part of efforts to ensure that CSR spending figures are reported in a proper manner. The Corporate Affairs Ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act, is in the process of makin

Posted Date :  16-08-16

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PSUs asked to deposit unspent CSR funds into Swachh Bharat pool

NEW DELHI:August 5,2016 The government has turned to state-run companies to contribute to an account that has been created to finance the Prime Minister,s pet Swachh Bharat  programme.   The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) has sent out an advisory, asking public  sec

Posted Date :  05-08-16

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WCL to provide RO treated water soon to villagers

NEW DELHI .In a bid to utilize water discharged from mines for drinking purpose  Western Coalfields Limited is set to launch project of RO treated water for its stakeholders living in and around villages soon informed its CMD , Shri. Rajiv R. Mishra, while addressing senior IRS officers of 1

Posted Date :  29-07-16

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CSR initiatives by PFC

NEW DELHI .  As part of CSR initiatives for the FY 2016-17,  Power Finance Corporation (PFC) undertook the project of “Provisioning of Hi-End Prosthetic & Orthotic Artificial Limbs to Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Mumbai and its suburb areas i.e. Thane, Kalyan, Raigad, U

Posted Date :  20-07-16

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HUDCO receives CSR Excellence Award 2016

Dr. M Ravi Kanth, Chairman and Managing Director received Bureaucracy Today – CSR Excellence Award 2016 for HUDCO, given by Shri Anant Geete, Hon’ble Union Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries and Department of Public Enterprises.

Posted Date :  15-07-16

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CWC observes Swachhta Pakhwara 16-30 June 2016

NEW DELHI . Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) conducted cleanliness and Hygiene campaign during Swatchhta Pakhwara From 16-30th June 2016,of office. During the campaign cleanliness drive undertaken in building and warehouses, weeding out of old records, installation of sanitizer dispensers in

Posted Date :  12-07-16

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Government plans awards for CSR activities

Government plans to institute awards for corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities across sectors as part of efforts to incentivise companies to take up work towards social welfare.   The Corporate Affairs Ministry, which is implementing the Companies Act, is working on the id

Posted Date :  11-07-16

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JSPL Foundation feeds 25000 Devotees during Ratha Yatra at Puri

BHUBANESHWAR. JSPL Foundation, the CSR arm of leading steel maker Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL), served freshly cooked food to more than 25000 visitors at Puri during Rath Yatra. People were given rice, dalma and khatta at a temporary shed, near the Railway Station of the town, in coordinat

Posted Date :  08-07-16

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CSR programmes of NTPC praised

KARIMNAGAR. Telangana State Road Transport Corporation Chairman and Ramagundam legislator S. Satyanaryana was all praise for NTPC Ramagundam for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programmes and benefiting the people living in the region.    Participating as chief guest a

Posted Date :  05-07-16

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Punjab National Bank organises CSR Activities

NEW DELHI . Ms Usha Ananthasubramanian, MD & CEO , Punjab National Bank distributed  school bags with reading material to destitute children at Sri Vinayak temple at  Delhi under CSR activities.    CSR is an integral part of overall PNB Corporate Business strategy.

Posted Date :  22-06-16

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55 GAIL supported students crack IIT

NEW DELHI .  Executed through its implementing partner, CRSL, GAIL’s Utkarsh Super 100 provides intensive residential coaching and mentoring to students from economically weaker backgrounds, for a period of 1 year.   The training is offered free-of-cost to ensure that poor

Posted Date :  16-06-16

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Airports Authority of India contributes its CSR funds to Skill India

NEW DELHI . Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) have joined hands to boost skill initiatives in the aviation sector. Along with the Airports Authority of India (AAI), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and National Skill Devel

Posted Date :  14-06-16

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CSR rules amended to widen canvas for India Inc

New Delhi. The Centre has broad-based the entities available for carrying out  corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.   India Inc can now get CSR implemented through a foundation or trust or society set  up by the Centre, State government or any entity establishe

Posted Date :  30-06-16

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Why was CSR not made mandatory finance panel

New Delhi.The members of the Finance Standing Committee of Parliament want to know why the Centre did not approve certain key recommendations, such as mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility, while amending the Companies Bill, 2016.   Officials of the Corporate Affairs Ministry, wh

Posted Date :  26-05-16

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MECL Launchs Nari Samriddhi Yojna as a CSR measure

NAGPUR. MECL has launched “Nari Samriddhi Yojna”in association with VAMA Club for development of women belonging to economically backward sections of the society. The scheme was inaugurated by Mrs. Vijaya Dhawan, President of VAMA Club, in the presence of all women of MECL family

Posted Date :  26-05-16

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CSR Initiative of Shell MRPL Aviation in Jokatte

Shell MRPL Aviation, Bangalore in association with MRPL has undertaken CSR activities in the neighbouring areas of MRPL.   The inauguration of the programme was held recently at Jokatte Grama Panchayat in the presence of Shri. Abhaychandra Jain, State Minister for Youth Services, GoK

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NLC Set Up Butter Milk Stall Installed at Bus Terminus

Mandarakuppam. Shri N.Muthu, Exe. Director /Human Resources, NLC inaugurating the distribution of Butter Milk in a Stall installed by NLC at Mandarakuppam Bus Terminus. Also seen are Shri M.Karthikeyan, GM/T.A and officials of NLC CSR Cell.

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PNB setup Rural Self Employment Training Institute

ITANAGAR. Punjab National Bank,  has extended its wings in Meghalaya State by  laying foundation stone for construction of Rural Self Employment Training    Institutes (RSETIs) at East Khasi Hills District.The Bank has taken this  responsibility for accelerating t

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HAL Completes its Rs 477 Lakhs KRRP

BANGLORE.  Much to the relief of the parched land and water-starved population,Shri  T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL handed-over the (Kumudvathi River Rejuvenation projects) KRRP to the beneficiary village panchayats of Nelamangala Taluk of Bengaluru rural district. Shri V. M. Chamola, HAL Di

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NTPC to give fund manpower for cleaning city

VARANASHI. The NTPC has given a fund of Rs 30 crores with 400 safai employee to the Varanashi Municipal  Corporation for cleaning city . VMC will utilize this fund and manpower in 14 wards along river Ganga. The VMC will also have relaxation to utilize the manpower given by NTPC in other &nb

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CRWC Helping hand for Govt Schools

NEW DELHI .Under the PM`s Swachh Bharat Mission CRWC identified school in village of the State of Uttrakhand constructed toilets and urinal with wash facility  govt schools of Sald  and Thati-Dhanari (Uttarkashi). Sri Yatin K.Patel Dy.GM (LOM) , CRWC dedicated  the infrastructure&n

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One crore oneth LED bulb

Varanasi. The Union Minister of State (I C) for Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy, Shri Piyush Goyal presenting the one crore oneth LED bulb to the Managing Director of Purvanchal Vidyut Vitaran Nigam Ltd. (PUVVNL), Shri A.K. Singh, at a function, in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on April 08, 20

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NTPC to be part of community CCTV project in Hyd

HYDERABAD. NTPC today entered into an MoU with Hyderabad police to provide financial assistance of Rs one crore for the community CCTV project here.   Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and community development Initiative, NTPC entered into an MoU with the office of Hyd

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NTPC Launches HEALTH CHAMPION SCHEME for Employees

Kahalgaon. To promote health awareness and to encourage healthy life practices amongst NTPC employees, NTPC has launched NTPC HEALTH CHAMPION SCHEME . Shri Gurdeep Singh, CMD launched NTPC HEALTH CHAMPION SCHEME through video conferencing from Kahalgaon Station on the occasion of World Health Day

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Nalco plans Solar Electrification in 163 villages of Koraput

Bhubaneswar. National Aluminium Company (Nalco) has decided to install solar electrification systems in 163 periphery villages in tribal dominated Damanjodi sector of Odisha`s Koraput district, where the company`s Mines & Refinery Complex is located.   The Rs 9-crore project woul

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CSR cannot be forced down somebodys throat Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI .Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that CSR is not something that can be "forced down somebody's throat". "I personally feel, 2% has become a budget and budget is a restraint and budget is not something which means that you are going to spend that,"

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NLC Launches Centre To Empower Women

PUDUCHERRY. March 23, 2016 Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) launched a ‘Women Empowerment Centre’ on Tuesday.The facility set up under the auspices of the NLC’s CSR Cell was opened by Sarat Kumar Acharya, CMD, NLC and Yogamaya Acharya, president, Neyveli Ladies Club.

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RINL Launches Vidya Vikas programme

Visakhapatnam: March 23 , 2016 Rashitrya Ispat Nigam Limited, the holding company of Visakhapatnam  Steel Plant, launched Vidya Vikas programme as a part of its CSR activities to  provide additional classrooms, toilets and other infrastructural facilities to ZP  High School in

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SAIL Sets Timeline for Medical College Project

ROURKELA:March 17, 2016  A year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP)-run Ispat General Hospital (IGH) will be converted into a super specialty hospital and medical college, the Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) will finally begin work for th

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WCL Jhankar Mahila Mandal helped HelpAge India

NAGPUR. March 14, 2016       Jhankar Mahila Mandal of Western Coalfields Limited  in association of Nagpur's Mobile Medical Units conducted medical camp in Manewada Community Center.  Mahila Mandalprovided  a printer to Help Age India Nagpur to pr

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PSUs spent over Rs 2,400 cr in CSR

New Delhi .March 11, 2016  The Centre on Thursday said 116 central public sector enterprises have  spent Rs 2,447 crore on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in 2014-15  and no complaint has been received on misuse of these funds.   Heavy Industrie

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POWERGRID families undertakes Swachhata Abhiyan for School

NEW DELHI . March 7, 2016       Powergrid corporate office employees, CMD and Directors along with  their families took up Swach Bhart Abhiyan yesterday at Govt Girls Primary School  and Panchayat Bhawan at Kanhai Gaon, Gurgaon.  This programme was or

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EIL organizes CSR Camp for distribution of Assistive Aids

NEW DELHI . March 5, 2016       Engineers India Ltd. (EIL), as part of its CSR Initiatives, organized a  camp for free distribution of Assistive Aids and Appliances for differently abled  persons in Dibrugarh, Assam on March 1, 2016. Shri Sarbananda Sonowa

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MCL extend support for under-privileged farmers

  SAMBALPUR.Feb 23,2016        Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) coming forward to provide irrigation  facilities to small and marginal farmers.Deep borewells will cover cultivated area of minimum two hectares under Deep Borewell Secha Karyakram (

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IOCL aid to Mission Smile

  DIBRUGARH.Feb 23,2016        With a view to bringing smiles on the faces of children born with cleft    lip and cleft palate, the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has extended a  helping hand towards the Guwahati Comprehen

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IOC to provide help for cleft surgeries

Guwahati: Feb 19,2016        The Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), as part of its Corporate Social  Responsibility (CSR), stepped in to supplement the cost of 200 cleft surgeries at  Guwahati Comprehensive Cleft Care Centre of Mission Smile.  

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NTPCs helping hand for Schools

RAMAGUNDAM. Feb 19,2016        As a part of CSR activities, NTPC-CMD Shri Gurdeep Singh, presented books and book shelves to 08 libraries and 05 schools besides visiting the CSR-CD Photo exhibition.

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NLC organises Women Entrepreneurs Development program

 Neyveli. Feb 12,2016 NLC in association with Neyveli Ladies Club has organized a Women  Entrepreneurship Development Training Programme at  Neyveli.  Smt. Yogamaya Acharya, President of the club presided over the function and inaugurated the Tailoring and Beautician Trade

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REC Provides laptops to 50 visually impaired students

New Delhi. REC has sanctioned CSR assistance of Rs. 45.15 lakh to Jawaharlal Nehru University , for ‘Distribution of 50 Lap Tops with customized software for visually impaired students pursuing higher education’ to provide barrier free environment for higher education and enable them

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Inauguration Beauty Parlour Course training at NTPC Talcher Kaniha

Kaniha: Training on Beauty Parlour was inaugurated at CSR Training Centre of NTPC Talcher Kaniha on February 1, 2016. 15 women nominated by Self help groups of Kaniha block were undergoing training. The training was being provided by NTPC Kaniha in association with Jan Shiksaya Sanstha(JSS),Angul

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Review meeting for project affected people held in WCL

NAGPUR.  Guardian Minister of Nagpur and Energy Minister of  Maharashtra  Shri. Chandrashekhar Bawankule  reviewed the  program undertaken for the benefits of  PAPs.       Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) CMD Shri. Rajiv R. Mishra,also

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Nalco Mahila Samiti celebrates Republic Day with a Difference

Bhubaneswar: Members of Nalco Mahila Samiti chose to celebrate  the Republic Day in a different way. The members led by Smt.  Preeti Roy, President, visited an orphanage, Jeevan Jyoti  Ashram, located at Khandagiri.  Prizes were also handed over to the children who participate

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NLCs helping hand for DIFFERENTLY ABLED PERSON

NEYVELI. SMT.  and Shri S K Acharya ,  SHRI SARAT KUMAR  ACHARYA, CMD, NLC  presenting Tricycle to Shri Nagrajan , a  differently abled person from  NEYVELI   during the Republic  Day celebrations at  NEYVELIon  26-01-2016.

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Ajmer railway division sign MoU with NTPC for installing RO plants

AJMER. Railways has joined hands with NTPC for installation of RO plants at Ajmer, Bhilwara and Abu Road stations in Rajasthan. It is an initiative of the Ajmer Division of the railways to provide clean and potable reverse osmosis (RO) plant water to the passengers free of cost , a senior Railway

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SAIL Provides Rs 50 Cr for Chhattisgarh Technical University

  RAIPUR. SAIL has supported Chhattisgarh Technical University with Rs 50 crore,  for promotion of technical education and industry-education collaboration.   Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) have also been set up at Gua Mines and Bokaro  and two new ITIs are bein

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Coal India to donate Rs 2.5 crore for Chennai flood victims

KOLKATA: Coal India Limited today decided to donate Rs 2.5 crore towards Chief Minister`s Relief Fund of Tamil Nadu to help victims of the recent floods that afflicted the state, especially capital city of Chennai.       CIL officials said the Board of Trustees of C

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Over 62 lakh toilets built under Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi. The government has built 62.38 lakh toilets in 2015-16 as part of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), parliament was informed.       “In respect of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) against expected outcome of 50 lakh for individual household latrines for

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BEL CSR program completed

Banglore . Shri  Amol Newaskar, Director (Other Units), BEL, inaugurated the toilet block constructed by BEL at the Government High School at Chikkaballapur where Sir Visvesvaraya studied .Dr M V Venkatesh, IAS, Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate, Chikkaballapur; Mrs B B Cauvery,

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Punjab National Bank gets CSR Award

NEW DELHI . Punjab National Bank got the FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Award 2013-14 on  Dr. Rakesh Gupta, General Manager Punjab National Bank received the Award on behalf of the Bank, during “14th FICCI CSR Summit & Awards -2015” , an event organized by Federation o

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India among top 10 CR reporting countries

Kolkata. Today, all large Indian firms report on corporate responsibility, compared with just 20% in 2011India is one of the top 10 countries in the world with the highest rate of corporate responsibility (CR) information reporting, the latest KPMG Survey of Corporate Responsibility Reporting 201

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Nalco to upgrade Gandhi Smruthi Pitha at Puri

Bhubaneswar . The Gandhi Smruthi Pitha by the sea beach at Puri in Odisha will soon turn into a state-of-the-art park, public-sector major Nalco announced today.       The aluminium major had set up the Gandhi Smruti Pitha in 2002 at an investment of Rs 50 lakh. The

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Hudco chair at Hyd varsity

HYDERABAD.   The Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd has selected the School of Economics, University of Hyderabad, to establish a Chair for studies in land, housing, urban and transport economics for a period of three years during 2015-18.   The focus of the program

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NALCO Chief visits KIIT, KISS and KIMS

 Bhubaneswar:  Mr T.K. Chand, CMD, NALCO, has made his visit to KISS campus  recently.Mr Chand said that KISS will certainly beat Chinese Educational Institutions in its scale of operation. While addressing the students, Mr Chand advised the students to develop positive attitude an

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WCL CMD Shri. Mishra celebrated Deepawali with kids

NAGPUR. In order to help needy children, CMD, Western Coalfields Limited, Shri Rajiv Ranjan Mishra came forward & distributed Sweet, Shoe & socks to the children of Bal Mandir Sanstha, Dharampeth, Nagpur and celebrated Deewali  with them. Shri Mishra spent almost two hours with the c

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SOS Children of NLC joyfully celebrates Diwali

CHENNAI. The students of The Sneha Opportunity Services ( A school for The Special Children run by NLC), with great enthusiasm, celebrated The Diwali-2015  on 03.11.2015 at ‘Sneha Amruth’.  Smt. Yogamaya Acharya, The Chief Patron of ‘The Sneha Opportunity Services

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PowerGrid builds 9,437 toilets in Clean India push

NEW DELHI .  Power Grid Corporation of India has constructed 9,437 toilets at 4,244 schools in seven states, including Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar and Chhattisgarh, in response to the `Clean India` call by the government. "PowerGrid constructed 9,437 toilets at 4,244 schools in seven s

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REIL provides Solar Power System for Residential School

JAIPUR. Rajasthan Electronics & Instruments Limited (REIL)has  installed   a Solar Power System of 1.12 Kw capacity at Government Kasturba Gandhi   Residential School Tabiji, under its  CSR Program . This Solar Power   System was inaugurated by

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GAIL releases fifth Sustainability Report

New Delhi. GAIL (India) Limited has released the Company’s Sustainability Report for the year 2014-15, becoming the first  Public Sector Undertaking of the country to avail Content Index certified by Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Amsterdam.   The report, on the them

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan by MCL at medical college Burla

Sambalpur. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited  organised a cleanliness drive at VSS Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla, .Led by Chief Vigilance Officer Mr Deepak Srivastava, IFS, officers and staff of MCL Vigilance Secretariat cleaned the medical college premises, The c

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Andhra Pradesh will set up energy varsity: Chandrababu Naidu

VIJAYAWADA: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu today announced setting up an energy university in the capital city Amaravathi with financial support from power companies.   Naidu said SUZLON Energy company has already announced Rs 35 crore contribution for the setti

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NALCO , Rotary Club join hands for ‘Swachh Bharat’

Bhubaneswar: To mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and as part of the nationwide ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, Nalco and Rotary Club of Templecity on Friday organized a cleanliness programme on the premises of Nalco Nagar, Bhubaneswar.   Apart from administering `S

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Only 14 Nifty cos spent 2% of net gain on CSR in FY15

MUMBAI: India Inc has been slow to warm up to new rules on corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending with only 14 Nifty companies managing to spend the mandatory 2% of net profit towards social causes in FY15.   A study of annual reports of Nifty companies by ET Intelligence G

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NTPC`s ITI becomes functional

Hazaribag.  The first academic session at the Industrial Training Institute (ITI), set up by NTPC at Barkagaon in Hazaribag, commenced yesterday . As many as 126 students have been enrolled in the first session (2015-17). Most of the students belong to families displaced in 25 villages of Ba

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SECI Organises Blood Donation Camp’

NEW DELHI .  Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) took an initiative for contributing towards society by organising a ‘Blood Donation Camp’ recently 2015 at SECI office in association with Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences .   The camp was inaugurated by

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Inauguration of Multi Skill Centre at NTPC Talcher Kaniha

 BHUBANESHWAR.  Shri Piyush Goyal Union Minister of State (I/C) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable energy , and Shri Dharmendra Pradhan  Union Minister of State (I/ C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas inaugurated the Multi Skill Centre at NTPC Talcher Kaniha on September 3,2015

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Top 75 companies spent Rs 4,000 crore on CSR in 2015

NEW DELHI: The country`s top 75 companies spent more than Rs 4,000 crore towards corporate social responsibility in the last fiscal, the first year after the government mandated bigger companies to give away a part of their profits for social work, early estimates of the government show. &nb

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NTPC exceeds target of building toilets in schools

Kahalgaon .Working overtime, Kahalgaon Super Thermal power project has exceeded the target of building toilets in schools in four districts of Bihar and Jharkhand.NTPC Kahalgaon was given a target to construct 2,405 toilets in 1,335 schools in four districts – Bhagalpur, Banka and Khagaria

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REC to electrify 36 Villages of Diyara, Bihar

New Delhi. REC will be undertaking the task of electrifying 36 un- electrified villages of Diyara area in the Patna/Saran district through extension of two 11 kV Feeders. This is an in accessible area surrounded by River Ganges and not connected to the mainland, where providin

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NTPC donates 70 lakh to Satavahana varsity

Karimnagar. NTPC, Ramagundam, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, has extended financial support worth Rs 70 lakh to the Satavahana University for the construction of a new building for its Business School at the Post- Graduation centre in Godavarikhani in the district.

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SBI lays Foundation for CSR actions, launches e-wallet

NEW DELHI .  State Bank of India (SBI) has set up SBI Foundation as a subsidiary to implement programmes under corporate social responsibility. The bank will set aside 1% of its profits for the initiative.   All the associates and subsidiaries will set aside 2% of their profits and

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SECL to help in setting up tertiary cancer care centre

RAIPUR: In a bid to provide timely treatment to police and paramilitary personnel injured in Naxalite encounters and violence, Union ministry of home affairs (MHA) has proposed to set up a super specialty hospital in Bastar region.   Union health minister JP Nadda told newsmen here

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Supreme Court judge defends mandatory CSR provision

Ahmedabad:  Endorsing the mandatory corporate social responsibility under the Companies Act-2013, Justice Madan Lokur of the Supreme Court today said that it was a step towards realization of directive principles of state policy enshrined in Constitution.   He was speaking on

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Supreme Court judge defends mandatory CSR provision

Ahmedabad:  Endorsing the mandatory corporate social responsibility under the Companies Act-2013, Justice Madan Lokur of the Supreme Court today said that it was a step towards realization of directive principles of state policy enshrined in Constitution.   He was speaking on

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IRCTC launches CSR initiative to train auto/taxi drivers

New Delhi.  Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited  has launched a pioneering initiative to provide training to autorickshaw and taxi drivers across all it zones in the country.   The programme, launched under the IRCTC’s Corporate Social Responsibi

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NTPC to construct Homes for Senior citizens

Faridabad. The foundation stone of Senior Homes Campus at NTPC Faridabad was laid by Dr Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD NTPC today. Shri U. P. Pani Director (HR), Shri A.K. Ahuja ED (NC), Shri S.N. Ganguly ED to CMD & CC, Shri Subhasish Ghosh ED (HR) and Shri Chandan Chakraborty , GM, NTPC Faridabad

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Coal India provides Home for Cancer patients and Relatives

KOLKATA. Shri Piyush Goyal, the Minister of State (IC),for Power,Coal, New & Renewable Energy, inaugurated “Premashraya” a home for Cancer patients and their relatives of Tata Medical Center, at Rajarhat , Newtown in Kolkata today. The 10-story building will enable 525 persons, on

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BHEL begins construction of biodigester toilets along Ganga

Haridwar.As part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR), Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited has begun construction of biodigester toilet clusters in Haridwar.Besides, BHEL is constructing drinking water units along the Ganga banks.   Director (Human Resource), BHEL, R Krishnan

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Gujarat set up CSR Authority

Ahmedabad. The Gujarat government has been hardselling the state as an ideal industrial investment destination while simultaneously drawing allegations that the same is at the expense of human development index. It is now out to prove it can go beyond.   The government has now set

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NTPC CSR Initiative for Empowerment of Women

HYDERABAD.  Smt Sharmila Roy Choudhury, President, Samyukta Mahila Samiti of NTPC Limited distributed sewing machines to poor women living in slum areas. As a part of its CSR initiative towards empowerment of women, NTPC had arranged  vocational training programme in tailoring for these

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Oriental Insurance contributes in CSR program

NEW DELHI .  The Secretary of Sports, Shri Ajit M. Sharan being presented a cheque by the CMD, Oriental Insurance Company Ltd. (OICL), Dr. A.K. Saxena on CSR contribution from OICL to the National Sports Development Fund, in New Delhi on May 18, 2015.

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R.C.F. Jyoti Ladies Club Donated Computer

Mumbai: A delegation of Jyoti Ladies Club Mrs. Kowsalya Rajan, President, Mrs. Anita Ghasghase Vice-President of RCF Jyoti Ladies club, and Mrs. Aneet Kundan visited Maranatha Harvest Mission Children Balgrah and donated Computer to trust.Maranatha Harvest Mission Children Balgrah is an NGO worki

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CSR Project of Balco Recognized at Award Function

BALCONAGAR  Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) has been honoured for the excellent implementation of projects and creating awareness about them in areas of Agriculture, Cooperative and Community Development. Punnulal Mohle, Minister for Food & Civil Supplies, Govt. of Chhattisgarh

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Himachal govt approves SPV for first hydro engineering college

SHIMLA: With Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday approving formation of Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV), the first hydro-engineering college of the country proposed in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh is finally heading towards reality after remaining only in papers all these years. Himach

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Blood donation camp was organised in WCL

NAGPUR.Coal Mines officers Association of India (CMOAI) in collaboration with Dr. Hedgewar Blood Bank, Nagpur organised Blood donation camp  in   WCL .  Forty three (43) WCL personnel donated their blood in this camp.  CMD , Western Coalfields Limited appreciated this

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NHPC to fund 299 toilets in 150 schools

 Pithoragarh.  The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has agreed to give Rs 2.38 crore for the construction of 299 toilets in 150 schools of Champawat district under the Swajal project in the current year.   Champawat District Magistrate Dependra Chaudhari sa

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SAIL employees cooperative sets up hospital for rural people

KOKATA.. SAIL Employees Cooperative Credit Society has set up a hospital using a part of its surplus funds at Kalikapur in South 24 Parganas district of the state. Secretary of the 2,600-member cooperative Jyotirmoy Chakraborty said that the hospital has been set up at a cost of around Rs 22 cr

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NBCC Women Employees celebrate `International Women`s Day`

NEW DELHI .   The Women Employees of NBCC Corporate Office and its Delhi NCR Offices, celebrated International Women`s Day at its Corporate Office on March 20, 2015. The event comprised activities relating to Women Empowerment like Enhancing Productivity, Life Management, Life Style

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NLC Chapter of WIPS

CHENNAI.  Shri B .Surender Mohan, CMD, NLC , released  the Souvenir “25 Years of WIPS… the Way Forward” at the International Women’s Day Celebrations organised by the  NLC Chapter of Forum of Women in Public Sector (WIPS).

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NGOs to help companies undertake CSR work

NEW DELHI .  The government has prepared a list of sanitised Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), free of any terrorist links or unwanted funding, that can undertake Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. The Companies Act makes it mandatory for corporate houses to spend 2% prof

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ONGC, TISS in CSR partnership

HYDERABAD  .ONGC Rajahmundry asset has signed a memorandum of understanding with Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, for formulating Composite Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. This was signed by A Satyanarayana, Officiating Asset Manager and B Venkatesh Kumar,

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IRCTC provides Six Golf Carts to Railway Stations under CSR

NEW DELHI .  IRCTC is to provide 15 Golf Carts at different Railway Stations viz New Delhi, Delhi, Nizamuddin, Safdarjung, Varanasi, Bangalore, Amritsar, Haridwar, Kurukshetra & Lucknow, under the CSR initiative of the Corporation. The purpose for providing these Golf Carts to Railw

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SBI donates Rs 8.6 cr to NGO

BENGALURU. State Bank of India has donated R 8.6 crore to the Bengaluru-based Sri Shankara Cancer Foundation (SCF) to procure PET CT scanning equipment as part of its corporate social responsibility initiative. SCF is the first charitable cancer hospital in the country to provide state-of-the-art

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NBCC encourages Skill Development under its CSR scheme

NEW DELHI .  NBCC has taken a step ahead in encouraging skill development through training under its CSR scheme. CMD, NBCC Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, presented Memento to Heena Khan who was trained for Data entry operator through CSR funding of NBCC in Baharaich (UP). She enrolled herself for t

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Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Workshop inaugurated at RINL

Vizianagaram.  Sri P Madhusudan, CMD, RINL inaugurated an “Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Workshop Building” at Mangalapalem, Kothavalasa, Vizianagaram Dist today. The building which houses workshop and office constructed at a cost of around Rs. 6.5 lakhs by Visakhapatnam Steel P

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Helping to Combat Cold Wave

NEW DELHI .  NTPC-SAIL Power Company Pvt. Ltd.  partnered  with Health Fitness Society, a Delhi based NGO and distributed 300 blankets to the flood affected victims of J&K in a rehabilitated camp at New Shastri Nagar.  Shri S.V.Shahi, CFO, NSPCL, Shri A.N.Verma, GM(HR), NS

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NLC has been awarded Greentech CSR Award

CHENNAI. NLC has been awarded Greentech CSR Award.   Shri.B.Surender Mohan, CMD, NLC  and Shri .Sarath Kumar Acharya, Director/HR, NLC  received the Greentech CSR Award, 2014  among Power Sector Companies from  Shri.Kamaleshwar Sharan, Chairman and CEO,  and Shr

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IndianOil Spearheads Major Community Initiatives in Bihar

Barauni Refinery, IndianOil,  has initiated several important community initiatives in Bihar. As part of this, Minister of State (I/c) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Mr Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the Golden Jubilee Skill Development Centre Dakshata, which has been set up in IndianOil&rs

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NSPCL helping hand to Combat Cold Wave

NEW DELHI .  To combat the grueling winter season, NTPC-SAIL Power Company Pvt. Ltd. partnered  with Health Fitness Society, a Delhi based NGO and distributed 300 blankets to the flood affected victims of J&K in a rehabilitated camp at New Shastri Nagar.    Shri

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NBCC`s CSR inititative in Rajasthan

Sawaimadhopur.   Shri Jitendra Kumar Gothwal, MLA, Khandar (Rajasthan), accompanied by S/Shri Ratan Lal Atal, SDM; Dr Rajesh Varma, CMHO, Sawaimadhopur; R. Wanchoo, CGM, NBCC; H.K. Dhawan, CGM (Rajasthan Zone), NBCC and other executives from the Govt. of Rajasthan and NBCC, recently ina

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RSP institutes Shree Shakti award to promote women SHGs

Rourkela . In order to recognise and motivate Women's Self Help Groups (SHGs) operating in its peripheral areas, Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) has instituted Shree Shakti, a scheme to recognise outstanding SHGs.   Under this scheme, taken up as a part of RSP's CSR initiative,

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NTPC Ladies Club provides Mattresses for Night Shelters

New Delhi. Under the leadership of Sharmila Roy Choudhury, Sanyukta Mahila Samiti, Saheli Club and Bal Bhawan Samiti, NOIDA  provided  80 numbers of Foam Mattresses to Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board for distributing the mattresses in night shelters in Delhi.Sharmila Roy Choudhury

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Fortune 500 spend $81 mn/year on CSR’

NEW DELHI .  As many as eight Indian companies in Fortune Global 500 list including Reliance Industries and ONGC spend as much as USD 81 million a year on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, a report says. From India, the study included 121 companies, including the largest 21 P

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ONGC on top-100 global list for education CSR spending

NEW DELHI: Only two Indian companies -- Reliance Industries and ONGC- have managed to made to a list of the world's top-100 companies in terms of CSR spending on education, a new study said  today.Still, the Indian companies fare better than their counterparts in China and Japan in terms

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BEML joins Swachh Bharat campaign

Bangalore.  Bangalore Complex of BEML LIMITED,  has joined the 'Swachh Bharat' Campaign by organising a massive cleaning programme by sweeping and cleaning Suranjan Das Road near Old Airport. A large number of Employees and Executives have joined the programme led by P Dwarakana

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BSES plans to launch mobile app for power supply transparency

NEW DELHI. power distribution companies are adopting transparency tools to manage electricity supply. Reliance Power-owned BSES discoms plan to launch a mobile application for its consumers to view consumption, bill details, status of new connection etc. With this, BSES will become the first

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Pvt cos won’t bid for UMPPs till norms change

MUMBAI: The leading private sector power players have come together deciding not to bid for upcoming ultra mega power projects (UMPPs) of 32,000 MW after the government decided to accept the sole bid of state-run NTPC for Rs 50,000 crore Tamil Nadu & Orissa UMPP. "All the private po

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Govt to look into Airtel’s plan to charge for internet calls

NEW DELHI: Government will look into Airtel’s plan to charge separately for internet call services (VoIP) offered by apps like Skype, Viber and Line that will cost up to Rs. 10,000 per GB on 2G network and up to Rs. 4,000 per GB on 3G network to a “We will look into it. Governmen

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Air India to reintroduce free meals in economy class

NEW DELHI: The New Year will bring some cheer for passengers flying Air India. Come January, the airline will restart providing free meals for economy class passengers on flights of up to one hour. The airline had decided to withdraw serving meals to flyers on flights which were up to one ho

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NLC observes National Day of Mentally Challenged

NLC  observes National Day of Mentally Challenged   CHENNAI.  The National Day of Mentally Challenged was celebrated at NLC Lignite Hall on 23.12.2014 by Sneha Opportunity Services (SOS), a society functioning under the aegis of NLC. Under the benevolent leadership of Smt

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GAIL, Coal India, RCF to set up fertiliser unit

NEW DELHI: To augment the domestic urea capacity, four PSUs — GAIL (India) Limited, Coal India Limited (CIL), Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF) and Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) — today signed Joint Ventures Agreements (JVAs) to set up an integrated coal gasif

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IndianOil felicitates its Sports Icons for outstanding contribution

New Delhi.  Mr. B. Ashok, Chairman, IndianOil felicitated badminton players Mr. P. Kashyap and Mr. K. Srikant for their outstanding contribution in the field of Badminton, in a function held at New Delhi on 23rd December, 2014. The event was also attended by Mr. M. Nene, Director (Marketing)

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Power Finance Corporation Limited pledges toilets, pumps

HYDERABAD. In a major boost to school sanitation, Power Finance Corporation Limited has pledged to build government school toilets in Andhra Prad-esh with a funding of Rs 123 crores. PFC  will lend another Rs 112 crores for the supply of 4,000 solar pump sets to farmers in the state. This wi

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Jhankar Mahila Mandal extends help to Shri Shradhnanand orphanage

NAGPUR. Jhankar Mahila Mandal of Western Coalfields Limited provided computer and food stuff today to Shri Shradhnanand orphanage situated in Madhavnagar of Nagpur. President of Jhankar Mahila Mandal Smt. Anita Mishr discussed about the activities with the Secretary of orpheange Dr. Nisha Prafull

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NMDC helping hands for Girls students

HYDERABAD. NMDC has provided Solar Lanterns to the student of a local school , as a part of CSR imitative to facilitate their studies even during the power  cuts.  Shri Rabindra Singh , Director , ( Pers)  distributed the Solar Lanterns.

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REC to support learning camps for 8400 primary school

New Delhi, REC signed an MoA with Pratham Education Foundation, for implementing a one-year program for conducting learning camps in 120 government schools or communities in SaughatBlock of district Basti and KatehariBlock in Ambedkar Nagar, UP, under its CSR initiatives, with the aim of enhancin

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Govt makes CSR spending mandatory for public sector companies

NEW DELHI.  Coming out with revised guidelines, the government has made it mandatory for all profit-making central public sector companies to spend money on CSR activities.   Besides, these enterprises cannot include money spent on sustainable development efforts under the Corpo

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CSR activities should be Time bound -CMD,NLC

Neyveli  .  Shri B. Surender Mohan, CMD, NLC laid the foundation stone and  unveiled a plaque   for construction of  4 additional Class rooms  for NMJ Matriculation School at Block-12, Neyveli  yesterday  , at an estimated   cost of Rs 30.00 Lakhs, und

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Govt makes CSR spending mandatory for public sector companies

NEW DELHI.  Coming out with revised guidelines, the government has made it mandatory for all profit-making central public sector companies to spend money on CSR activities.Besides, these enterprises cannot include money spent on sustainable development efforts under the Corporate Social Resp

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Raigarh youth to hold toilet summit in Delhi

RAIPUR: India Toilet Summit 2015 based on the theme 'sanitation for all - toilet first' would be organized in Delhi on February 6 by social entrepreneur Rusen Kumar, a resident of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh.   The summit, to be held at Progress Harmony Development (PHD) Chamber House, N

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Indian Company Launches Solar-Powered Self-Cleaning Toilets

MUMBAI.  An Indian company has announced a potentially revolutionary leap in sanitation and hygiene with the launch of a solar-powered toilet to coincide with the launch of the   Clean India Mission.Eram Scientific has announced the launch of the innovative “electronic toilet&rdqu

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Vizag Steel Plant donates Rs.5 crore for cyclone relief

Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) Thursday donated Rs.5 crore for relief works in cyclone-hit areas of north coastal Andhra.Rashtriya Ispat Nagam Limited (RINL), the corporate entity of VSP, has donated the money to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund.        Sh

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NALCO donates self-employment kits to Persons with Disabilities

BHUNESHWAR.  As a noble gesture, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna PSU under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, donated self-employment tool kits to persons with disabilities through Vocational Rehabilitation Centre for Handicapped .   Shri S.C. Padhy, Direct

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CMD, REC, launches Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyaan

New Delhi. Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, has committed building of 1020 nos. new toilet blocks for girl students in Government Schools in Ballia and Jalaun districts in UP under the Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyaan over the next one year, under its CSR initiatives.The programme was launched

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Govt. to use CSR initiatives to put up one crore dustbins’

NEW DELHI . One crore dustbins will be put up across the country under corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives as part of the Union Government’s Swachh Bharat Mission, sources at the Centre and in the municipal corporations of Delhi said.   A senior Central Governme

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AAI to construct toilets in 35 govt girls schools

Bhubaneswar .  Toilets would be constructed in government girls schools in the state by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives. These toilets would be maintained by the AAI for two years.   With the assistance of St

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Cleanliness Drive under SWACCH BHARAT Mission at REC

NEW DELHI. As a part of the SWACCH BHARAT Mission senior officers of REC including Rajeev Sharma, CMD REC, P.J Thakkar, Director (Technical), A K Agarwal, Director Finance participated in a cleanliness drive in and around the premises of REC.CMD, REC in his appeal to all the employees of REC h

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New CSR guidelines for PSUs to be released this week: Govt

NEW DELHI. Government will release a new set of guidelines for public sector undertakings this week on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. This was stated by Joint Secretary in the Department of Public Enterprises  Shri  A K Pavadia at a Ficci conference here. Pavadia

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IFFCOs contribution for Swacch Bharat

NEW DELHI .  The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Shri Ananthkumar receiving a letter committing a donation of ten crore rupees from the MD & CEO, IFFCO, Dr. U.S. Awasthi, towards Swacch Bharat, in New Delhi on September 26, 2014.  

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MCL provides Free cycle for school girls.

BURLA.   Mahanadi Coalfields Limited distributed cycles to all the girls of Arjun Gupta Girls High School, Phatapalli, Lakhanpur Block in Jharsuguda distict ,  under its CSR initiative, Lakhanpur Area of. A total of 104 cycles costing Rs 4160 each were distributed by Sri B.N.Jha, Chief

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REC provided Aids and Appliances to Persons with Disabilities

  NEW DELHI ..   Shri  Rajeev Sharma, CMD, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, the Navaratna Government of India Enterprise, distributed Aids and Appliances to over 340 Persons with Disabilities, including Orthopedically, Visual and Hearing impaired, in Bulandshahr, Utta

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IRCTC in Aid of the Flood hit people in J & K

  NEW DELHI .  With the rescue operations going full swing in Kashmir, IRCTC has also chipped in support for them with the supply of Packaged Drinking Water for the flood ravaged people .       It has started dispatching its branded PDW, Railneer from

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REC to set up Sanitation and Water facilities in 40 Schools

  NEW DELHI .  Navratna CPSE, Rural Electrification Corporation Limited launched a Project for setting up sanitation and water facilities in 40 nos. of Government Senior Secondary & High Schools in Varanasi and Bulandshahrdistricts in Uttar Pradesh and Bhabua district in Bihar u

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NTPC- Extending a Helping Hand

NEW DELHI .  Sanyukta Mahila Samiti , the ladies club of NTPC donated Rs one lakh  to "CANKIDS… KIDSCAN" an NGO supporting children with cancer, their families and dedicated to Change for Childhood Cancer in India. The donation to the cause is a small contribution towar

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NALCO provides Ambulatory O.T. Van

Bhubaneswar: National Aluminium Company Limited provided one Ambulatory Operation Theatre Van for animals to Department of Fisheries & Animal Resources Development (FARD), Govt. of Odisha. 

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Coal India to spend Rs 235 cr on toilets

  New Delhi: Coal India today said it will spend Rs 235 crore on building toilets and improving sanitation in schools and households of underprivileged.       The amount of Rs.235 crore would be utilised for creating modern sanitation facilities in schools

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Kumari Shibulal Announces Donation of Approx Rs. 36 Crore

  BANGALORE: Kumari Shibulal, along with husband and Infosys co-founder S.D. Shibulal, has been involved in philanthropic activities through Sarojini Damodaran Foundation & Advaith Foundation for the last 15 years.Kumari Shibulal recently announced a donation of approximately Rs. 36

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SCOPE Releases Compendium on CSR Contribution by CPSEs

NEW DELHI . Union Minister for Social Justice &Empowerment Shri Thawaar Chand Gehlot, released “SCOPE Compendium on CSR Contribution by CPSEs” in a function held at New Delhi . Shri Gehlot, complimented SCOPE and CPSEs for bringing out this monumental document.Shri P. Radhakrishna

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41 CPSEs failed to comply with CSR norms in 2012-13: CAG

    NEW DELHI: Forty one central public sector enterprises, having annual profit of atleast Rs 10 crore, failed to comply with government’s spending norms on social welfare activities during 2012-13 fiscal, apex auditor CAG said today.    A review of the

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NBCC provides Ambulances to J & K Govt.

    NEW DELHI. NBCC, the Navratna CPSE, has donated three free-of-cost Ambulance-cum-Morgue Vans to the Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir. Mian Altaf Ahmad, Hon’ble Minister of Forest & Environment, Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir is seen along with NBCC's Senior Officers

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Workshop on CSR and Sustainable Development organised at WCL

  NAGPUR.  Sri Rupak Dayal Director Personnel , has said that the CSR activities of WCL has been appreciated by its stakeholders. The company has been successful in creation of infrastructures to bring meaningful change in the lives of the population living around the mining areas.

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27 lakh people benefited from CSR of NPCIL

NEW DELHI: Government today said more than 27 lakh people living around atomic power plants in the country have been benefited under the Corporate Social Responsibility Minister of State for PMO Jitendra Singh said the NPCIL and other project authorities under the administrative control of Depart

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FinMin wants banks to be exempt from CSR spend

  NEW DELHI.  Indian banks, particularly those owned by the government and facing an urgent need to raise capital, could get some relief.   The finance ministry has written to the corporate affairs ministry, asking the latter to exempt banks from the corporate-social re

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NTPC-SAIL Power Company pays Rs 86.28 crore dividend

  NEW DELHI.  NTPC-SAIL Power Company paid a dividend of over Rs 86 crore to the government. Shri K K Sharma, CEO, NSPCL alongwith Shri S V Shahi ,CFO, NSPCL presented a dividend cheque of  Rs. 43.14 crore to Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, CMD, NTPC  in the presence of Shri I J K

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Centre to start CSR course from

PATNA: With corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities made compulsory by the government of India from the current financial year, the Union ministry of corporate affairs has rolled out a first of its kind short-term course in CSR to create certified experts in the field.  

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Energy Efficiency to invest Rs 1,000 cr in AP

HYDRABAD: Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has earmarked Rs 1,000 crore towards energy conservation and efficiency measures in Andhra Pradesh.  “A three-member team from EESL has assured an investment of around Rs 1,000-crore over a period of 2-3 years as part of the energy co

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ONGC Donates Rs 50 Lakh for Building Houses in Village

RAJAHMUNDRY: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Rajahmundry Asset executive director Pasala Krishna Rao handed over a cheque for `50 lakh to collector Neetu Prasad in the latter’s office in Kakinada Friday, under the ONGC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). The fund was

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NTPC Provides Computer Training for Self Employment

BILASPUR : NTPC-Sipat the largest power station of Chhattisgarh has taken the initiative to empower the unemployed youth through self employment and skilled development by computer training programme. Under this initiative 60 youth (30 boys and 30 girls) of project affected villages are being tra

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India Pavillion at World Petroleum Congress,

NEW DELHI .  The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurating the India pavilion, at 21st World Petroleum Congress, at Moscow on June 16, 2014.  

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State Bank group to spend 2% of profit on CSR: Bhattacharya

jaipur: State Bank of India chairperson Arundhati Bhattacharya today said it would be endeavor of the group to spend two percent of the annual net profit on CSR activities in each financial year. She said earlier the bank spent one percent of the profit on activities under the corporate social re

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REC signs MoA with ICRISAT under CSR

New Delhi, May 30 : REC, a public sector enterprise, has committed financial contribution of Rs. 22.33 crore under its CSR initiatives for undertaking the “Farmer-centric Integrated Watershed Management Programme” to be implemented by International Crops Research Institute for the Sem

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POWERGRID Providing 28 Ambulances to variousl Hospitals, under CSR

NEW DELHI .  Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID), realizing the indispensable role of ambulance services in emergency pre-hospital medical care, patient transfer, ease of access to health services particularly to rural areas has undertaken initiative of providing ambulances to G

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REC partners with MoSJE under CSR

New Delhi, : REC has committed financial assistance of nearly Rs. 3 crore under its CSR initiatives to Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, Cuttack (SVNIRTAR), an autonomous Institute under the Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice an

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India needs over 26,000 independent directors

Kochi,  India needs over 26,000 independent directors and around 2,500 women directors to fill the boards of companies across the country, an official said here Friday.   Lt. Gen (Retd) J.S. Ahluwalia, president of the Institute of Directors, said that despite a handful of high

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SBI launches TAB banking and e-KYC

NEW DELHI .  Mrs Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, State Bank of India, has launched three digital banking facilities for the convenience of SBI customers. Two at the customer's door step using TAB banking - one for customers opening Savings Bank accounts and another for Housing Loan app

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Promoting healthcare comes under CSR ambit: Government

NEW DELHI .  Activities undertaken by corporates to promote healthcare will be considered as social welfare activity under the new companies law that came into effect this month.   Under the Companies Act, 2013, certain class of companies is required to shell out at least 2 per

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PNB Prerna South Delhi organised CSR Camp

New Delhi, PNB Prerna South Delhi Circle organized a function at NGO Adharshila, Kalkaji New Delhi where certificates and hair dryers were distributed to the successful students of the NGO.The occasion was also graced by the presence of Sushma Bali, Secretary PNB Prerna, Kiran Grover Joint Secret

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ITPO’s CSR initiative for mentally disabled persons

NEW DELHI .  India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) provided 600 geriatric bed mattresses and kitchen appliances for the Asha Kiran Home, Rohini, Delhi, under its Corporate Social Responsibilities Scheme, The Home takes care of the mentally challenged persons.     &n

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GHIAL bags Assocham CSR excellence award

Hyderabad.   GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL),  has bagged Assocham's  CSR excellence award.The award for 2013-14 recognises "outstanding corporate social responsible" activities undertaken by the company.. As a responsible corporate citizen, GHIAL has

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Coal India steps up CSR efforts

Calcutta, : Coal India has stepped up efforts to meet the target allocation for its corporate social responsibility initiatives after a parliamentary panel last December pointed out that the miner had failed to meet its target earlier.  In its report on the CSR activities of Coal India, the

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SAIL-SBI Open trophy

NEW DELHI .  Chairman SAIL Mr CS Verma  and Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Mr Rajeev Shukla presenting the SAIL-SBI Open trophy and USD 54000 cheque to Delhi golfer Rashid Khan in the presence of Joint Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Mr Anant Kumar (extreme rig

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Steel PSUs to give Rs 2 cr to set up pvt school

New Delhi.   Four state-owned steel giants have signed agreements to cumulatively provide Rs 2 crore for setting up a school of privately run Amity Group in Union steel minister Beni Prasad Verma’s Gonda constituency in Uttar Pradesh.   The four PSUs — SAIL, NMDC, RI

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Steel PSUs to give Rs 2 cr to set up pvt school

New Delhi.   Four state-owned steel giants have signed agreements to cumulatively provide Rs 2 crore for setting up a school of privately run Amity Group in Union steel minister Beni Prasad Verma’s Gonda constituency in Uttar Pradesh.   The four PSUs — SAIL, NMDC, RI

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Govt approves proposals for visually handicapped, disabled

NEW DELHI .  The government on Friday gave its nod to a proposal to provide accessible mobile phones and laptops to visually impaired students and enhance income eligibility ceiling for the disabled to help them get more concession and subsidy in purchase and fittings of aids and appliances.

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Government plans to form new company to manage CSR funds of PSUs

NEW DELHI: The Union government is looking at a proposal to float a company to manage corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds of all central public sector enterprises, to ensure efficient implementation of this social initiative and to free companies from additional responsibility.  

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NTPC Dedicates CC Roads and Distribute Stitching Machine

BILASPUR  Spreading its community outreach programme for providing better infrastructure facility in the surrounding villges, Executive Director NTPC-Sipat Y V Rao dedicated the concrete roads for public use on Feb 12, 2014. The concrete roads from channel to Sipat Panchayat and Janji m

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Power Grid quarterly profit falls 8% to Rs 1,042 crore

NEW DELHI:  Power Grid Corp saw its net profit slide nearly eight per cent to Rs 1,042.04 crore in the three months ended December 2013, mainly due to higher finance costs and tax expenses. The power transmission utility had a net profit of Rs 1,129.06 crore in the same period a year ago, ac

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PNB Gives Helping Hand to Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh

New Delhi,  As a Responsible Corporate Citizen, Punjab National Bank, donated a sum of Rs. 4,00,000/- to M/s Hind Kusht Nivaran Sangh (Indian Leprosy Association, Delhi Branch). K. R. Kamath, CMD , PNB, handed over Draft to President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, who is also the Chief Patron o

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MoU for setting up `Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council`

NEW DELHI . The Secretary, OIDB, Shri L.N. Gupta and the DG, PetroFed, Shri A.K. Arora signing an MoU between the OIDB and PetroFed to initiate setting up of a ‘Hydrocarbon Sector Skill Council’, in the presence of the Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Vivek Rae ,

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India to become international benchmark for CSR activities

Chandigarh.  With a new law making it obligatory for India Inc to conduct Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) activities, this could soon become a benchmark for others to emulate, a top functionary says.     “This is the first legislation of its kind in the world

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ALIMCO signs MoU with RECL for implementing their CSR-Project

New Delhi . An agreement has been inked between Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation Of India (ALIMCO),  and , Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.  for the second consecutive year for the provision of assessment and distribution of Aids and Appliances to the Persons with Di

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Empower disabled persons to lead a dignified life

NEW DELHI,  Ms. Stuti Kacker, IAS, Secretary, Department of Disability Affairs, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment released the Special Edition  of KALEIDOSCOPE during the function which was also addressed by Mr. C.S. Verma, Chairman, SCOPE & Chairman, SAIL, Dr. U.D. C

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NTPC girl vies for beauty crown

Karimnagar: A diploma holder in fashion technology from a private institute in Hyderabad and NTPC-based RRaxshmi  Thakur is among the four of the 16 contestants chosen from four states, as part of Miss South Indian beauty pageant held by Unique Time, in collaboration with Manappuram Gold.

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REC launches women empowerment programmes under CSR

New Delhi, : Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC),  launches Skill Development Programmes for poor and underprivileged women in urban slums of Chhapra in Bihar under its CSR initiatives, with the objective of reducing poverty and bringing socio-economic empowerment by enhancing th

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More activities included under CSR: Pilot

NEW DELHI, The Corporate Affairs Ministry has revamped a company law schedule to add more activities that may be included by companies in their corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies.   The revamp comes in the wake of nearly one lakh suggestions received by the Ministry, said

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CSR initiative of NSPCL for Talented Students

New Delhi.  "NSPCL (A Joint Venture of NTPC & SAIL)” has signed an MOU with “Centre for Social Responsibility & Leadership (CSRL) an NGO  for sponsoring talented students of economically weaker section, as part of its CSR initiatives. These students shall be pro

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CSR: Growing Trend of Comply or Explain

CHENNAI. . Shri Bhaskar Chatterjee, Director General and CEO, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs; and B. Surender Mohan, CMD, Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd, at a session on `CSR: Growing Trend of `Comply or Explain', organised by National Foundation for Corporate Governance, in Chennai A

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KIOCL contributes for relief work in Odisha

NEW DELHI .  KIOCL has contributed Rs.1 crore to the Odisha, Chief Minister's Relief Fund, for various relief operations caused by cyclone “Phailin” in the coastal areas of Odisha. under CSR initiatives. Hon’ble Steel Minister Shri Beni Prasad Verma handed over the cheq

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Cancer Screening Camp at NTPC

NEW DELHI .  Over a 100 persons benefitted at the Cancer Screening Camp for females organized by NTPC Saheli Club and Medical Cell in association with Dharmshila Hospital & Research Centre.   The camp was inaugurated by Smt. Sharmila Roy Choudhury , President Saheli Club, NT

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ONGC Signs MoA with ALIMCO for implementing Swavlamban Abhiyan

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Kanpur based PSU Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation Of India (ALIMCO) has inked MOU for the purpose of providing Aids and Assistive devices to Persons with Disabilities(PwDs) and other differently able population including children with special n

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ONGC help to schools

RAJAHMUNDRY. The ONGC donated Rs 56.12 lakh here on Tuesday under its corporate social responsibility obligation for improving facilities at schools in the three districts of East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna districts  

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NTPC will provide 2.5 Cr for Beautification of Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar, The Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) signed a MoU with NTPC and CESU for lighting along Grand Road (Bada Danda) and around the temple. It has been decided that CESU will execute this project on behalf of NTPC. With this the Grand Road, Puri will have better lighting with ve

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CSR initiative: NTPC distributes blankets to BPL families

RAIPUR: As part of its corporate social responsibility, blankets were given away to hundreds of Dindolbhata villagers, near NTPC's Korba super thermal power station in Chhattisgarh.   Blankets were also distributed to BPL families of Chhirhut, Pandripani, Dodankdhari villages nea

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Maharashtra urges companies to spend CSR money on schools

Mumbai: Maharashtra is trying to persuade companies to put money in the school system as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending, reinforcing the administration’s efforts to boost educational facilities in a state where 70% of schools are government-run. The Maharas

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Solar Electric Rickshaws introduced

NEW DELHI . Introducing Soleckshaws (Solar Electric Rickshaws), the brain child of Director General of CSIR, Prof. Samir K Brahmachari. This is an eco-friendly tricycle, driven partly by pedal and partly by electric power supplied battery that is charged from solar energy. Now that's what we

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JNPT Launches CSR Project

NEW DELHI .   The Union Minister for Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan speaking at the launch of the projects under Corporate Social Responsibility of JNPT, in Mumbai on November 27, 2013. The Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology and Shipping, Shri Milind Deora and the C

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LIC supports rural electrification project

MUMBAI.   The Urja Foundation and Dr Harivansh Rai Bachchan Memorial Trust commissioned the lighting up of un-electrified homes across rural India with solar power system at Mumbai recently. Apart from the United Nations Information Centre for India and Bhutan (UNIC), the initiative is also

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BEL Helping hand for Orissa Flood victims

The Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Ltd., Shri Anil Kumar presenting a cheque of Rs. one crore eleven lakhs to the Defence Minister, Shri A. K. Antony, towards the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the relief of Uttarakhand flood victims, in New Delhi on Novembe

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CWC Contributes Rs.25 Lakh to the Chief Minister`s Relief Fund

New Delhi, The Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) contributed Rs.25 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund out of its Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme.  The cheque was presented to Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha by B.B. Pattanaik, Managing Director, CWC yesterday &

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REC Contributes Rs. 1 Crore to Chief Minister`sRelief Fund,Odisha

New Delhi, Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.,the leading Navratna Company under the Ministry of Power, Government of India, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, made a contribution of Rupees One Crore to the Chief Minister‘s Relief Fund, Odisha,towardsrelief, re

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Odisha CM`s Relief Fund gets Rs 170 Crore so far

   BHUBANESWAR: In the wake of cyclone Phailin on September 12, the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) has till date received around Rs 170 crore for relief and rehabilitation works in the affected areas. Most of the funds have come from the State PSUs like the OMC, IDCO, OSB

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Moily lays foundation of ONGC speciality hospital

SILCHAR.  Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas M Veerappa Moily today laid the foundation of a Rs 100 crore super speciality hospital of ONGC in Assam's Sibsagar district. "ONGC is committed to provide specialised medical services and for this the people must come forward to

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CWC provides vehicle for distribution of mid-day meal

NEW DELHI .  Central Warehousing Corporation  under the CSR Scheme, has provided  a well designed vehicle to Akshaya Patra Foundation for distribution of mid-day meal to the students studying in the schools located in the vicinity of Vrindavan(UP). Shri B B Pattanaik, Managing Dire

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RINL spends Rs 10 cr on CSR activities

Visakhapatnam, The Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited - Visakhapatnam steel plant (RINL) has so far spent Rs 10 crores this year on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities, according to a press release.   CMD A.P Choudhary advised the officials at a review meeting on Tuesday to f

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NTPC provides Rs. 10 crore to Odisha CM`s Relief Fund

BHUBANESWAR: NTPC provided Rs. 10 crores to Odisha Chief Minister’s relief fund to supplement the rescue, relief, rehabilitation and re-construction of the communities and areas devastated by the recent calamity in Odisha due to cyclone ‘Phailin’. NTPC is contributing this money

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NLC Bhubaneswar contributes Rs.1 Lakh to CM RF

Bhubaneswar.  Nalco Ladies Club (NLC), Bhubaneswar, has come forward to help the affected families of recent flood and cyclone in Odisha. As a noble gesture, the members of Nalco Ladies Club donated Rs. 1 Lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief fund for the relief & restoration works.

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Helping hands for Sr Citizens

NEW DELHI .   PNB Prerna chairperson Suneeta Shrimal, President, Central Delhi Circle , handed over house hold goods items and medicines, winter clothes and grocery items to the Senior citizens of the old age home for their daily uses.

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MCL contributes Rs 50 crore for relief

BHUBANESHWAR.  CMD , Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL),  Shri  A N Sahay, handed over a cheque of `50 crore to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for relief and rehabilitation works in Phailin-affected districts on Wednesday.    The fund was donated from Corporate Soci

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Paradip port donates Rs 1 cr for cyclone relief

Kolkata, Paradip Port Trust has donated Rs 1 crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the relief and rehabilitation of people hit by recent cyclone and floods in Odisha, according to a PPT release. S.S. Mishra, Chairman, PPT, handed over a demand draft of Rs 1 crore to Chief Minister N

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NALCO contributes Rs.2 crore to Chief Minister`s Relief Fund

Bhubaneswar, National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), has provided   Rs.2 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Odisha, for various relief operations.  Shri Ansuman Das, CMD, NALCO handed over a cheque of Rs.2 crore to Shri Naveen Patnaik, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Odi

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CSR to make available 50,000 more jobs in the sector

New Delhi: Compulsory corporate social responsibility is likely to increase the demand for professionals in this field by as much as 50 percent in the coming years and the industry is likely to see at least 50,000 more job opportunities in the CSR sector, experts say.     &n

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MNTC bags 2013 Asian CSR Award

NEW DELHI .  MNTC President and CEO Rodrigo Franco received the award last . Governance and Society – Ultratech Cement Limited (India), Labor and ...  

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India has highest level of employee commitment: Survey

Mumbai,  India leads the bandwagon in employee commitment globally, with 50 per cent of workforce being totally committed to their job, according to a recent survey. "Highest levels of employee commitment is in India (50 per cent totally committed), Indonesia (43 per cent) and Malaysia

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NHPC to speed up CSR, sustainable development activities

NEW DELHI .   National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited (NHPC) is contempalting to speed up its corporate social responsibilities ( CSR) and sustainable development activities under 3000MW Dibang Multipurpose Project (DMP) with several welfare schemes on card.   Gene

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Corporates free to choose CSR activities: Sachin Pilot

NEW DELHI: Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot today said the industry would be free to choose CSR programmes and strategies best suited to their company's philosophy and businesses. Speaking at the 'National Summit on CSR' organised by industry body CII here, Pilot said the gover

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CSR: Giving can`t be forced, says Premji

New Delhi.  Referring to the issue of corporate social responsibility ( CSR), being made mandatory by the new laws that govern companies,   information technology czar Azim Premji on Thursday said philanthropy cannot be forced and has to be spontaneous.    

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Index to rank companies on CSR performance being prepared

NEW DELHI, As India Inc gears up for mandatory CSR spending from the next fiscal, a new index is in the works for ranking companies on the basis of   their efforts and spending towards social welfare schemes.The index, being prepared by the India Institute of Corporate Affairs and le

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Govt to rate NGOs to help cos discharge CSR effectively: Report

  NEW DELHI: The government will rate non-profit organizations according to their past performances so that it helps companies effectively discharge their corporate social responsibility under the new Companies Act 2013. The government estimate suggests, around 8,000 companies would cont

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Land Acquisition bill to be notified early next yr: Jairam

JAIPUR.  The Land Acquisition Bill would be notified by early next year after framing of rules, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said today and stressed the legislation will play an important role in curbing Maoist problem. In the next two months, the ministry would frame rules under the Act and

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BHEL`s CSR initiative on health through Lifeline Express

New Delhi,  BHEL has undertaken yet another noble CSR initiative on health by engaging the services of ‘Lifeline Express’ train, the ‘world’s   first hospital on wheels’, to provide free medical treatment to the most needy and poor people of Bundelk

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Central Bank contributes Rs 3. 18 crore to PM`s Relief Fund

NEW DELHI .  Members on the staff of Central Bank of India has contributed to Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund by way of encashment of one day’s Privilege Leave to help the victims of flood that has hit the states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.  

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MCL hands over Rs 5 crore Relief cheque for Uttarakhand.

SAMBALPUR.  Sri Kulamani Biswal, Director (Finance), Mahanadi Coalfields Limited handed over a cheque of Rs 5.00 Crores to the Resident Commisssioner, Uttarakhand at his office at New Delhi on 05.09.2013 towards relief and rehabilitation in the flood affected areas of Uttarakhand.   The

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LIC announces CSR initiatives on 57th anniversary

Indore  .The corporation has also started Madhur Bima Gram scheme in which the villages offering more than 300 policies are given Rs 25,000 for   development works.  Indore division of LIC India announced range of corporate social responsibility initiatives to mark the corp

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Top Indian firms low on CSR spends

NEW DELHI .  The corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending by top 100 listed firms in India is a mere Rs. 2,300 crore, which is around 0.82% of their net profits, according to a study conducted by Socio Research and Reform Foundation.       The study said

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Top Indian firms low on CSR spends

NEW DELHI .  The corporate social responsibility (CSR) spending by top 100 listed firms in India is a mere Rs. 2,300 crore, which is around 0.82% of their net profits, according to a study conducted by Socio Research and Reform Foundation.       The study said

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Eye Donation Awareness Program at BHEL

New Delhi,  BHEL’s Eye Donation Campaign ‘Vision to All, BHEL’s Call’ was launched on 9th May, 2012  to contribute towards eradication of corneal blindness. So far, 51,000 employees including their families have pledged their eyes, making BHEL the first among CPS

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IndianOil sponsors Spirit of Freedom Bike Rally

  New Delhi, Shri  P K Goyal, Director Finance, Indian Oil Corporation Limited flagged off the IndianOil sponsored “Spirit of Freedom” Motorbike Expedition of Pathfinders to Ladakhyesterday .Shri  T.S. Khwaja, General Manager  IndianOil was also present on the

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NTPC contributes for flood relief in Himachal

SHIMLA.  NTPC has contributed Rs one crore for  relief and rehabilitation of people of Himachal Pradesh affected by flash floods in Kinnaur Distt. to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.       The cheque was presented by Shri U. P. Pani, Director (HR),

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New rules for companies: Public comments to be sought

  NEW DELHI; The government plans to adopt a transparent and interactive process to finalise a detailed set of rules to be adopted under the new Companies Bill, and will soon seek comments from India Inc and general public in this regard.       The new Comp

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HAL funds for Uttarakhand relief work

NEW DELHI .  The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) today contributed rupees two crores towards the Uttarakhand Relief work as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility. The cheque was handed over to the Defence Minister, A K Antony by HAL Chairman, Dr R K Tyagi in New Delhi.

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CSR Committee to formed in Cos .

NEW DELHI .  Iin written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Shri Sachin Pilot, Minister of Corporate Affairs, said that the companies will have latitude in designing project based CSR interventions. Reporting requirements etc. will be discussed with all stakeholders and defined once the B

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Govt working on CSR reporting mechanism for PSUs

NEW DELHI .   An appropriate mechanism is being developed for public sector companies to report about their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, the government said on Monday.   The move comes at a time when the new legislation on companies require pr

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HPCL helping hands towards Uttarakhand Relief programme

NEW DELHI . Dr M. Veerappa Moily received have cheques amounting to about Rs 3 crore from CMD HPCL Shri S. Roy Chaudhary towards Uttarakhand floods relief & rehabilitation work. Smt. P. Lakshmi MoS (PNG) was present on the occasion. Besides HPCL, the employees of Hindustan Petroleum Corporati

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Govt to create database of projects that need CSR funds

New Delhi. The Government is trying to create a database of projects that require funding, which can be tapped into by companies as part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot said. Participating in the Google+ Hangout, an online video i

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Spending on profit earning ventures cannot be CSR, says Pilot

New Delhi: As India Inc readies itself for mandatory social welfare spending, Corporate Affairs Minister Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said money spent on activities that earn profits will be a grey area while considering it as a CSR initiative. The rules on what activities should qualify as such a C

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NTPC to import 4 mn tonnes more of coal in 2013-14

NEW DELHI: NTPC will seek another 4 million tonnes of thermal coal shipments in this financial year, following its current tender to import 5 million tonnes of the dry fuel to bridge an expected shortfall in local supplies. NTPC has an annual import need of 16 million tonnes of coal in the y

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NSPCL contributes for Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN. Employees of NSPCL contributed a sum of Rs. 5,04,440/- in the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund of Uttarakhand to help the victims of the recent unfortunate mass devastation. The cheque was presented to Shri S.D. Sharma, Investment Commissioner & OSD to Chief Minister, Uttarak

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NSPCL contributes for Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN. Employees of NSPCL contributed a sum of Rs. 5,04,440/- in the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund of Uttarakhand to help the victims of the recent unfortunate mass devastation. The cheque was presented to Shri S.D. Sharma, Investment Commissioner & OSD to Chief Minister, Uttarak

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CSR Work by Coal Companies

NEW DELHI . The Department of Public Enterprises (DPE) had framed the CSR guidelines, based on which, Coal India Ltd. (CIL) formulated a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy and provided funds to the tune of 5% of retained earnings of previous year subject to minimum of Rs. 5/- per tons o

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NTPC Employees Extend Helping Hand for Uttarakhand

DEHRADUN. The Employees of NTPC have contributed one day wage as a modest contribution towards rebuilding the State of Uttarakhand after the recent unprecedented natural calamity. A cheque of Rs 29,196,864 ( two crore ninety one lakh ,ninety six thousand eight hundred and sixty four ) was pr

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Vedanta Khushi-The Special Children of God

KORBA. The Vedanta Group company in Chhattisgarh, BALCO, has opened the “Vedanta Therapy and Rehabilitation Centre” for about 150 such children in Korba. The centre is unique in the State of Chhattisgarh, providing physiotherapy, speech therapy, work and behavior therapy, to name a fe

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