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National CSR Awards

Current context: President Ram Nath Kovind has conferred the National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards (NCSRA) on 29th October 2019 in New Delhi.
National CSR Awards
  • The NCSRA is conferred to companies for their outstanding contribution in area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to achieve inclusive growth and inclusive and sustainable development.
  • The National CSR Awards has been instituted by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.
  • A total of 20 National CSR Awards have been in 3 categories that are:
    1. Corporate Awards for Excellence in CSR: Companies have eligible CSR Spend above 100 crores, between 10 crores and 99.99 crores, between 1 crores and 9.99 crores, below 100 crores.
    2. Corporate Awards in CSR in Challenging Circumstances.
    3. Corporate awards for Contribution to National Priority Schemes.
  • The Awards have been instituted in 2017.

Question: 

Q.1 The National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards is conferred by which Ministry?
a. Ministry of Corporate affairs
b. Ministry of Commerce & Industry
c. Ministry of Company Affairs
d. Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
National CSR Awards National CSR Awards Reviewed by Neha Verma on October 25, 2019 Rating: 5

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