Tag: Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR Spent In Odisha Lowest since Inception, Mine-rich Keonjhar Draws Neat Zero

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha claims of drawing actual private investment to the tune Rs 47,434 crore in 2019, the blooper for the State is the amount spent under CSR in the same period had been the lowest ever since inception. As per the data available with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, the amount spent under […]

AAI to provide Rs 1 Crore to AIIMS
AAI To Provide Rs 1 Crore For Infra Upgradation Of Bhubaneswar AIIMS

Bhubaneswar: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will provide medical equipment worth Rs 1 crore to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar in order to strengthen the treatment facilities at the State’s premier hospital. Director of Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA), Baruda Venkateswara Rao informed about the development saying that the AAI […]

PAC Targets Odisha Over 'Poor CSR Funds'

Bhubaneswar: During a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) today, committee Chairman and Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Pradipta Kumar Naik expressed disappointment over the use of funds under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Naik rued that despite companies making a huge profit, they spend negligible amount of the CSR fund in social development. […]

Smart Learning: Odisha Students Now Get 184 Digital Classrooms

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated 184 digital classrooms at nine Kendriya Vidyalayas in Odisha on Saturday. The nine central schools where the smart classrooms wee inaugurated include six in Bhubaneswar, two in Khurda Road and one in Cuttack. The 184 classrooms were converted to smart classrooms at a cost of Rs […]

Govt asks companies to spend CSR funds as per local needs

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has asked the corporate houses to take up projects under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives as per local need in sync with the State’s priorities. The suggestions were made by chief secretary A P Padhi who presided over a CSR Council meeting held here on Thursday. “The chief secretary has advised […]

Tata Steel constructed Adarsh Vidyalaya inaugurated

Kalinganagar: Sukinda MLA Pritiranjan Ghadai inaugurated Adarsh Vidyalaya (model school) constructed by Tata Steel at Gohirapatuli in Ranipada Panchayat under Danagadi Block in Jajpur district today. Speaking on the occasion, Ghadai said, “Tata Steel always seeks to attain the welfare of the people and it is way ahead of other industries in carrying out CSR […]

Odisha to have proper CSR strategy: Industries minister

With a view to structuring the CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities in Odisha, the state government has consulted the industry captains, corporate house leaders, the civil society and taken inputs from the people like the CSR authorities of Gujarat, said Industries minister Debi Prasad Mishra