Understanding CSR - Evolution, importance, relevance and justification. CSR in the Indian context, corporate strategy. CSR and Indian corporate. Structure of CSR - In the Companies Act 2013 (Section 135); Rules under Section 13; CSR activities, CSR committees, CSR policy, CSR expenditure CSR reporting.
CSR Practices & Policies - CSR practices in domestic and international area; Role and contributions of voluntary organizations to CSR initiatives. Policies; Preparation of CSR policy and process of policy formulation; Government expectations, roles and responsibilities. Role of implementation agency in Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013. Effective CSR implementation.
Project Management in CSR initiatives - Project and programme; Monitoring and evaluation of CSR Interventions. Reporting - CSR Documentation and report writing. Reporting framework, format and procedure.