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Course Detail

Course Name Corporate Social Responsibility
Course Code 19SWK230
Program B. Tech. in Computer and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

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.

Unit 2

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.

Unit 3

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.



  • Corporate Governance, Ethics and Social Responsibility, V Bala Chandran and V Chandrasekaran, PHI learning Private Limited, New Delhi 2011.
  • White H. (2005) Challenges in evaluating development effectiveness: Working paper 242, Institute of Development Studies, Brighton.
  • UNDP (nd) Governance indicators: A users guide. Oslo: UNDP
  • Rao, Subbha (1996) Essentials of Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations, Mumbai, Himalaya
  • Rao, V. S. L. (2009) Human Resource Management, New Delhi, Excel Books,

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Internal External
Periodical 1 (P1) 15
Periodical 2 (P2) 15
*Continuous Assessment (CA) 20
End Semester 50
*CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

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