CSR Current Affairs - 2019
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The Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) has been honoured with the prestigious ‘FICCI CSR Award’ for Women Empowerment. JSPL was awarded for its innovative and high impact women empowerment programmes, implemented by the company’s CSR Arm – JSPL Foundation, across its operational areas in the country.
FICCI CSR Award
FICCI Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were India’s first CSR awards and was instituted in 1999 by FICCI. The award aims to identify and recognize the efforts of companies in integrating and internalizing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).
Categories of the FICCI CSR Award
- FICCI CSR Award for Women Empowerment.
- FICCI CSR Award for Education, Skill Development and Livelihood.
- FICCI CSR Award for Environment Sustainability.
- FICCI CSR Award for Health, Water and Sanitation.
- Any other ( for domains other than the above four categories).
- FICCI CSR Award for Exemplary Innovation ( irrespective of the turnover of the company).
- FICCI CSR Award for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) – companies having turnover up to INR 200 Crores per annum.
Over the years, a number of companies including HPCL, ITC Limited, Mahindra & Mahindra, Cairn India, SAIL, Tata Tea, Infosys, Tata Chemicals, HINDALCO, TISCO, TELCO, Lupin, Gujarat Ambuja Cement, etc. have been recognised by the FICCI CSR Award for their exemplary work in the area of CSR.
The Airport Authority of India (AAI) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Assam government for sustainable development of human settlements at villages in Kamrup district.
As per terms of MoU, AAI will provide financial assistance of Rs. 4.58 crore for Kamrup district under its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) initiative. The estimates of the financial assistance have been prepared by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to improve resilience of communities around Guwahati Airport. The AAI through its CSR policy supports such initiatives for promoting infrastructure for convenience of population with view to improve resilience of communities.
Airports Authority of India (AAI)
AAI is statutory body under aegis of Ministry of Civil Aviation. It was founded in April 1995 and is headquartered in New Delhi. It is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing civil aviation infrastructure in India. It also provides Air traffic management (ATM) services over Indian airspace and adjoining oceanic areas. AAI manages around 125 airports in India, which include 18 International Airport, 7 Customs Airports, 78 Domestic Airports and 26 Civil Enclaves at Defence airfields.