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Industry Champions for SDGs : Awards :: The first Jharkhand Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2017

Ranchi, Jharkhand | August | 30, 2017 :: There are a large number of companies including Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) operating in Jharkhand – mainly in steel, power, coal and other mining sectors. The focus of the CSR activities in the State is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on health, nutrition, education, women empowerment, water, sanitation and hygiene, and enhance the livelihood and income earning capacity of the people in Jharkhand, thus also helping attain the CRC Agenda.

Jharkhand Corporate Social Responsibility Council (JCSRC) was set up by Government of Jharkhand in partnership with UNICEF Jharkhand – the first and only such body in India. The Government notification to this effect was issued on 31 March 2015.

Since its formation, CSR Expenditure in the state has gone up from INR 247 crores in 2012-13 to INR 754 crores in 2015-16. The District CSR Committees (DCSRC) have been formed in 22 districts to advise & monitor CSR activities at the district level.

This year the Government of Jharkhand, in partnership with UNICEF, is announcing the “Industry Champions for

SDGs: Awards” (Addressing Children’s Needs | Helping Attain Child-Rights Convention & SDGs) to recognize the select companies that have inherently built-in child rights issues in their business.

For more detail and Awards Category, please click on the link provided  below ]

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