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AMENDMENT: Administration of CSR


According to Rule 4(2) of the Companies (Corporate Social Responsiblilty Policy) Rules 2014 as discussed earlier here:

“The Board of a company may decide to undertake its CSR activities approved by the CSR Committee, through a registered trust or a registered society or a company established by the company or its holding or subsidiary or associate company under section 8 of the Act or otherwise:

Provided that—

(i) if such trust, society or company is not established by the company or its holding or subsidiary or associate company, it shall have an established track record of three years in undertaking similar programs or projects;

(ii) the company has specified the project or programs to be undertaken through these entities, the modalities of utilization of funds on such projects and programs and the monitoring and reporting mechanism.”

Now, Ministry of Corporate Affairs came out with the Companies (Corporate Social Responsiblity Policy) Rules 2015 dated 19th January 2015. These amendments shall come into effect from date of publication. After these amendments above mentioned sub – rule (2) of Rule 4 shall be as under:

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