As per Schedule VII of Co.’s Act, 2013

 

Activities which may be included by companies in their Corporate Social Responsibility Policies Activities relating to:—

  1. eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, promoting preventive health care and sanitation and making available safe drinking water;
  2. promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly, and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects; 
  3. promoting gender equality, empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans; setting up old age homes, day care centres and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups;
  4. ensuring environmental sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agroforestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining quality of soil, air and water; 
  5. protection of national heritage, art and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of art; setting up public libraries; promotion and development of traditional arts and handicrafts; 
  6. measures for the benefit of armed forces veterans, war widows and their dependents; 
  7. training to promote rural sports, nationally recognised sports, paralympic sports and Olympic sports; 
  8. contribution to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund or any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women; 
  9. contributions or funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government; 
  10. rural development projects.
  11. slum area development
  1. Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, promoting preventive health care and sanitation and making available safe drinking water;

A. Eradicating Hunger

  1. Provision of food, nutrition supplement, clothes etc for the poor, children and other deprived sections of the society.
  2. Food Supply for the purpose of Disaster Relief
  3. Supporting nutrition in anganwadi centres and building capacities of anganwadi workers to this effect.

B. Poverty and malnutrition

  1. Trauma care around highways in case of road accidents.
  2. Provision of shelter for homeless.
  3. Supplementing of Govt. schemes like mid-day meal through additional nutrition.

C. Promoting preventive health care

  1. Giving medical and Legal aid, treatment to road accident victims.
  2. Provisions for aids and appliances to the differently- able persons.
  3. Enabling access to, or improving the delivery of, public health systems.

D. Promoting sanitation, making available safe drinking water.

Any other projects related to the above.

  1. Promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly, and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects; 

Promoting Education –

  1. Promoting of Road Safety through CSR
  1. Promotions of education, educating the Masses & Promotion of Road safety awareness in all facets of roads usage.
  2. Safety traffic engineering & awareness through print, audio & visual media.
  1. Consumer Protection activities
  1. Providing effective consumer grievance redressal mechanism.
  2. Protecting consumer’s health & safety sustainable consumption, consumer service, support & complaint resolution.
  3. Consumer protection Activities
  4. Consumer rights to be mandated
  5. All consumer protection programs & activities on the same lines as Rural Development, Education, etc.
  1. Conservation & Renovation of School Buildings & Classrooms
  1. Donations to IIM [A] for conservation of building & renovation of classrooms would qualify as “promoting education” & hence eligible for compliance of companies with CSR;
  2. Donation to IIMA for conservation of building & renovation of classrooms would qualify as “protection of national heritage, art & culture, including restoration of buildings & sites of historical importance” & hence eligible for compliance of companies with CSR.
  3. Non-Academic Techno-park TBI not located within an academic Institution but approved & supported Department of Science & Technology.
  1. Research & studies other than the respective areas of items defined in Schedule VII.
  1. Monetary Contributions to academic & other institutions with the objective of assisting students in their studies.
  1. To provide Education Kit comprising study material, uniforms etc. To te poor students of Govt. Schools
  1. Adoption of Govt. Schools & / or providing financial assistance to set up various infrastructure facilities.
  1. To extend support/educational assistance to children from financially backward families and underprivileged community as part of the company’s social responsibility.
  1. To provide cash awards to students studying in School/Colleges & has secured high academic / professional records.
  1. To provide financial assistance to organizations working on the similar objective.

Vocation Skills –

  1. Employment enhancing vocational training to the youth through its Youth Employability Programme. This will help the beneficiaries in improving their employability & improve their prospects economically. The programme will also have a positive impact on the confidence of the young beneficiaries & enhance their ability to face various challenges in life.
  1. Employment linked vocational skills training with aim to train & employ over thousands of youths in the rural areas over the next 5 years. Training will be executed by multiple specialized training providers.
  1. To conduct Drivers’ Training Programme so as to minimize road accidents.
  1. Setting up of ARTIIC (Applied Research Training & Innovation Centre) at Nasik. Centre will cover the following aspects as CSR initiatives for the benefit of the predominantly rural farming community:
  1. Livelihood enhancement projects for capacity building for farmers covering best sustainable farm management practices.
  2. Training Agriculture Labour on Skill development.

And any other projects related to the above.

  1. Promoting gender equality, empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans; setting up old age homes, day care centres and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups;
  1. Measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially & economically backward groups

Enabling access to, or improving the delivery of, public health systems.

  1. Setting up homes, hostels & day care centres for woman; such other facilities for old age women; and adopting measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially & economically backward women through:
  1. Activities to prevent discrimination of girl child & promote girl education & employment.
  2. Activities for women empowerment & health care of pregnant women.
  3. Support old age homes
  4. Support orphanages.
  5. To provide financial assistance to organizations working on the similar objective.
  6. Any other project related to the above (such as slum re-development or EWS housing)
  1. Ensuring environmental sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agro-forestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining quality of soil, air and water; 
  1. Ensuring environmental sustainability
  1. Plantation drives in schools, villages, our manufacturing units & offices/business premises & other areas in general;
  2. Reviving endangered plants, promoting agro-forestry;
  3. Adoption of wastelands to cultivate plants;
  4. Promoting biodiversity;
  5. Animal welfare & veterinary services
  6. Technical support & Knowhow for improving farming & building capacities of small farmers.
  7. Promoting alternate energy resources.
  1. Ecological Balance

Doing our own research on the field for individual crops to find out the most cost optimum & Agri-ecological sustainable farm practices.

(Applied research) with a focus on water management.

  1. Maintaining quality of soil, air & water

To do Product Life Cycle analysis from the soil conservation point of view.

  1. Conservation of natural resources

Renewable energy projects – Design & implement community based projects for energy efficiency & energy conservation, RE technology, pollution reduction & Environment protection such as promoting use of solar energy, smokeless cook-stoves, etc.

Any of the projects for above purpose.

  1. Protection of national heritage, art and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of art; setting up public libraries; promotion and development of traditional arts and handicrafts; 
  1. Measures for the benefit of armed forces veterans, war widows and their dependents;
  1. Training to promote rural sports, nationally recognised sports, Paralympics’ sports and Olympic sports; 
  1. Contribution to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund or any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women;
  1. Contributions or funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government;
  1. Rural development projects.
  1. Strengthening rural areas by improving accessibility drinking water, sanitation, power and livelihoods, thereby creating sustainable villages.
  2. We believe that the well-being of people living in rural areas ensures sustainable development. We will work with local administrations to achieve community development goals through construction of roads, providing drainage systems, electricity and rehabilitating natural disaster-affected victims in rural areas.
  3. Any project meant for the development of rural India will be covered under this.
  1. Slum area development
  1. Any activity related to the above.
  2. To convert slums into homes simply by granting tenure to the residents located in nearby slums, in exchange for adherence to building norms and a nominal sum.
  3. To focus on further increasing the water supply system coverage of slum households under the highly successful community managed under the scheme.

(Explanation- For the purposes of this item, the term “slum area” shall mean any area declared as such by the central government or any state government or any other competent authority under any law for the time being in force).



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