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Infosys to contribute Rs 240 cr towards CSR activities

Infosys to contribute Rs 240 cr towards CSR activities

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 17:35

India's second largest IT firm Infosys today said it will contribute Rs 240 crore this fiscal to its philanthropic arm, Infosys Foundation, for funding corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.

Govt aims for housing for all by 2022, extends additional tax incentive on home loans

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 13:55

Further, a Mission on Low Cost Affordable Housing will be started and the same will be anchored in the National Housing Bank.

GOOD JOB

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 01:10

One doesn’t have to be a civil servant or be in defense to serve the country. All you need is to be highly mission driven to work in the development sector, says Patricia Mascarenhas while examining the careers in CSR

Rope in industry stalwarts and reward CSR incentives for Ganga clean-up drive: PHD Chamber

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 10:12

Amidst growing focus on the Ganga clean-up drive, the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the Government to rope-in voluntary contributions of the stalwarts of the India Inc. and the leading Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), to clean rivers such as Ganga and Yamuna by rewarding them with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) tax incentives.

India Inc likely to spend Rs 22,000 cr on CSR: E&Y

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 17:27

"Given the mandate it is estimated that nearly 16,500 companies will invest Rs 22,000 crore towards CSR," Vijay Ganapathy from EY India's advisory services said speaking at a seminar on CSR.

IICA, Grant Thornton ink pact to help firms implement CSR

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 19:10

The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs and tax advisory firm Grant Thornton have entered into a pact to develop capacity of domestic firms for effective implementation of corporate social responsibility (CSR) rules laid down under the new Companies Act.

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

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 20:25

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.

CII seeks clarity on new cos law; suggest changes in CSR rules

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 19:14

Expressing concerns over the "prescriptive" nature of CSR norms, industry body CII has sought changes in the social welfare spending rules for corporates besides seeking clarity on taxation aspect.

CSR is charity, not a marketing gimmick

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 16:23

Experts express opinions on achieving sustained growth through corporate social responsibility (CSR) at the 6th National conference held at Chetana`s RK Institute of Management and Research. Prachi Rege reports.

EC allows Corp Affairs Min to notify new rules

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:47

The Corporate Affairs Ministry Thursday received Election Commission's approval for notifying rules related to various sections of the new Companies Act, paving the way for its implementation from April 1.

New CSR rules not applicable to SBI, bank to comply voluntary

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 11:54

The new Corporate Responsibility Regulations notified recently was not applicable to the State Bank of India, but it would comply voluntarily.

Villagers oppose Jindal-promoted NSPL public hearing

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 00:20

A public hearing organised to give environmental clearance to the OP Jindal Group-promoted Nalwa Steel and Power Limited (NSPL) for expansion of its capacity was opposed by villagers who accused the firm of short- changing them.