Thursday 31 May 2012

CIL Allocates Rupees 553.33 Crores for CSR Activities

A total of rupees 553.33 crores was allocated for Corporate Social Responsibilit during the year 2011-12 by Coal India Limited and its subsidiaries. 
CSR activities are being undertaken through implementing agencies as per CSR Policy of CIL. The agencies include : 
• Community based organization whether formal or informal. 
• Elected local bodies such as Panchayats.
• Voluntary Agencies (NGOs)
• Institutes/ Academic Organizations.
• Trusts, Missions etc.
• Self help groups. 
• Government, Semi Government and Autonomous Organizations. 
• Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) 
• Mahila Mandals/ Samitis and the like. 
• Contracted agencies for civil works.
• Professional Consultancy Organization etc.
The Corporate Social Responsibility Scheme of Coal India Limited focuses on overall betterment of the society and does not target any particular segment of people. It is not possible to segregate the number of beneficiaries community-wise, who are using utilities like roads, overbridges, community centre, playgrounds, checkdams etc. As such it is not possible to pinpoint the number of beneficiaries who belong to the minorities, under the CSR programs. This information was gien by the Minister of State for Coal Shri Pratik Prakshbapu Patil in a written reply in Rajya Sabha 

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