Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in India

On 29th August 2013, The Companies Act 2013 replaced the Companies Act of 1956. Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified Section135 and Schedule VII came into effect from 1st April 2014.Entities Covered by the CSR Obligations – The Section 135 is applicable to companies.

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CSR Laws in India

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1 Notification 29.08.13 The COMPANIES ACT www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/CompaniesAct2013.pdf
2 S.O.582(E) 27.02.2014 Notification relating to effective date of provisions of section 135 and Schedule VII of Companies Act, 2013 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/CompaniesActNotification1_2014.pdf
3 G.S.R, 129(E) 27.02.2014 Notification relating to effective date of provisions of section 135 and Schedule VII of Companies Act, 2014 http://ghsa.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/CompaniesActNotification2_2014.pdf
4 G.S.R.130(E) 27.02.2014 Notification relating to amendments of Schedule VII of Companies Act, 2013 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/CompaniesActNotification3_2014.pdf
5 G.S.R.261(E) 31.03.2014 Corrigenda to Notification no. GSR 130E dated 27.02.2014 regarding Schedule VII [w.r.t CSR Activities] www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/Notification_03April2014.pdf
6 General Circular No. 21/2014 18.06.2014 Clarifications with regard to provisions of Corporate Social Responsibility under section 135 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/General_Circular_21_2014.pdf
7 G.S.R.568(E) 06.08.2014 Amendment in schedule VII of Companies Act, 2013 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/CompaniesActNotification3_2014.pdf
8 G.S.R. 644€ 12.09.2014 Rules dated 12th Sept 2014: Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules,2014 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/NCA_Rules_12092014.pdf
9 General Circular No. 36/2014 17.09.2014 General Circular 36 dated 17 Sept 2014: Clarification with regard to provisions of CSR under section 135 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/circular_36_17092014.pdf
10 G.S.R. 741(E) 24.10.2014 Notification dated: 24.10.2014 – Amendment in Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/Amendment_Notification_24102014.pdf
11 Notification 19.01.2015 The Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2015 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/Amendment_Rules_2015_20012015.pdf
12 General Circular 01/2015: 03.02.2015  Constitution of a High Level Committee to suggest measures for improved monitoring of the implementation of CSR  policies by the companies under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/General_Circular_01_2015.pdf
13 Notification 28.02.15 General Budget 2015-16 by Finance Minister Shree Arun Jaithley ( Pib.nic.in pib.nic.in/budget2015/budgetdoc/gbEngRelease.pdf
14 Notification 15.05.2015 Eligible Donations to Swachh Bharat Kosh and Clean Ganga Fund to be 100% Deductible http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=116180
15 Notification 12.01.16 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with regard to Corporate Social Responsibility under section 135 of the Companies Act,2013 http://www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/FAQ_CSR.pdf

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