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.
Students of Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad got to spend a working day with CEOs of India Inc under the `Shadow a CEO` programme. Karunamoorthy P was among the lucky 13 who won an online bid to follow his favorite corporate head honcho.
The biggest challenge on policy front is the fight against the perception that a small number of big corporations do cozy deals with the government, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahulwalia has said.
India Inc has a lot of catching up to do when it comes to sensitising employees to gender issues at the workplace, HR experts have said, amid increasingly frequent reports of sexual harassment charges in the country.
Amid the slowdown in the economy, India Inc appears to be focused on staying slim and fit. A section of corporate India has of late indulged in knocking off non-core assets at a diverse set of companies.
FMCG, Automobiles, Fertilisers, Telecom are amongst the prominent sectors which get impacted either way by the quantum of monsoon each year. Companies in these sectors are bullish given the monsoon onset in view of the resultant rural economic activity.
Corporate Affairs Minister Salman
Khurshid on Sunday asked India Inc to expand their social welfare
measures into backward areas, including the Naxal-hit
districts, to help check violence and disruptive activities.
India Inc is likely to witness 10-15 percent increase in hiring in 2010-11, led by the telecom sector which is forecast to provide a whopping over one lakh jobs, global consultancy Ernst & Young has said.