Vote on account 2014: MCA to get allocation of Rs 255.25 crore for next fiscal
The Corporate Affairs Ministry will get a budgetary allocation of Rs 255.25 crore for the next fiscal.
CSR certificate programme on the anvil
With companies gearing up to spend on social welfare initiatives, the Indian Institute of Corporate Af...
Institute of Company Secretaries of India seeks mandatory audit for CSR activity
"We want that the government should introduce CSR audit for ...
A writer speaks out on the complex issues one has to forge to get CSR funding in India
If acquiring CSR funding is purely about luck, then it becomes a messy business that leaves very little scope for accountability, transparency, merit or a roadmap for grantseekers to follow.
Air India should be partly privatised, says study
Air India should be partly privatised as private investors will focus on maximising profit and in turn solve the carrier's operational issues.
Indian cos may go dutch to meet CSR norms, maximise impact of social joint ventures
State-run REC has decided to contribute about Rs2 cr to a literacy project which was already receiving funds from GAIL (India).
BEE signs agreement with EU for 'green economy'
Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has signed an agreement with European Union to work towards reducing carbon emission by about 70,000 tonnes.
Global health conference on social marketing and social franchising in Kochi
Experts from 25 countries from Asia, Latin America, Caribbean, Middle East, North Africa and the sub-Saharan Region are taking part in the conference.
Experts from 25 countries to attend health meet
Social marketing, the best way to make behavioural change, has been limited only to contraceptives in India, Ayyappan said.
India Inc on a hiring binge as CSR grows in scale, scope; salaries zoom
Amit Kumar, a civil engineer, moved from the hardcore construction sector to work with Maruti in its CSR infrastructure projects.
Easier book-keeping norms for SMEs on cards
The government could allow small and medium enterprises to follow a watered-down version of the new global accounting standard.
DGFT to review pre-shipment inspection agencies, to redraft rules
DGFT has blacklisted and suspended 12 agencies who issue pre-shipment inspection certificates (PSIC) and is said to be in the process of reviewing the case of other 87 agencies remaining in its panel.
Rising private investment in EMs provides opportunities for new financing mechanisms: Peter Vanderwal
"It's interesting, because there's a sense that 'social' finance is a very new phenomenon, almost synonymous with the coining of the term 'impact investing' in 2007."
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