Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)


   Corporate Social Responsibility Programme of Public Sector Enterprises for innovative projects including for empowerment and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities

1. The New Companies Act, 2013 makes a mandatory provision of making a contribution of 2% of profits towards corporate social responsibility to address social issues and bring about a positive impact on the life of the poor and disadvantaged groups including bringing about inclusive development and help these sections leave a productive dignified life. 2. Provisions relating to the activities of this Department are covered under the entry (ii) in Schedule – VII of the said Act: (a). promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly, and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects;” Section 135 of the Company’s Act 2013, is regarding activities by Companies in their corporate social responsibility. Ministry of Corporate Affairs clarified vide Circular No. 21/2014 and OM No. 05/01/2014-CSR dated 18.06.2014 that provision for aids and appliances to the differently able persons is covered under Schedule VII under promoting health care including preventive health care.

CSR Focus area Projects / Programs / Activities:

(a). The corporation’s CSR focus areas are inspired from national developmental policies and international commitments of nation for development of children, women and weaker sections. JRS CSR focus areas are based on inspiration from legislations on Child Rights, Child Development and Education, National Health Policy and National Health Missions, Health Care in India- Vision 2020, National Skill Development Mission, and policies on community / rural development.

All projects/programs/ activities will be in the areas of:

1. Child Care

2. Education

3. Health Care

4. Skill Development

5. Sports

6. Environment & Community Development

(b). Detailed break up of projects/programs activities under each of these will be approved in line with the Limits of Authority Manual.

(c). Any projects/programs activities in areas other than the above will be taken with the approval of CSR Committee.

(d). These projects/programs/activities shall be undertaken at any of the following:

1.The Local development plan of JRS which is in proximity to JRS operation areas/locations

2. In BRGF (Backward Region Grant Fund) districts as identified by Planning Commission.

3.Where there is a strategic connect for JRS.Not less than 60% of the budget will be spent for the community in and around JRS locations.

(e). CSR projects / programs / activities will be implemented through implementing partners/specialized agencies. The minimum eligibility criteria of an implementing partner are as follows:

1. It must be a registered society, trust, company or any specialized agency having minimum three years of experience post registration in handling activities of similar nature.

2. Experience of working with any Government Body or Public Sector Enterprise will be preferred. However the selection authority can request any other qualification on a mandatory basis from the applicants while selecting the implementing partners.