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CSR getting mainstreamed through the Companies Act 2013: Arjun Ram Meghwal

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Speaking on the valedictory ceremony of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) Certified Professional in CSR course organised at the campus of IICA, Manesar, the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arjun Ram Meghwal said that Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is getting mainstreamed through the Companies Act 2013.

Speaking on the occasion, Arjun Ram Meghwal said that with corruption free governance, endorsement and overwhelming support of all the citizens and corporates, and demographic dividend, India will be leading group of nations in the coming century.

During his speech, the Minister of State also complimented the 130 IICA certified professionals of Batch II on their course completion and exhorted the young students to contribute actively in their dedicated work of nation building through the skills and expertise developed through this course.

Addressing the gathering, Pritam Singh, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs highlighted that corporate governance is fast evolving in India. The core idea behind setting up IICA to provide training and policy support to corporate and Government is now coming to fruition.

In his address, DG & CEO, IICA, Shri Sunil Arora said,  “IICA by providing high quality training and research support in the multi-disciplinary area of corporate affairs is seeking to widen, broaden and deepen its engagement with CSR”.

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