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National CSR Awards 2019 Presented by Hon President of India

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National CSR Awards 2019 Presented by Hon President of India

National CSR Awards 2019 was Presented by Hon President of India. President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the first National Corporate Social Responsibility Awards (National CSR Awards 2019) to the companies for their outstanding contribution in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) under two categories namely, “Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR” and “Contribution of CSR in Challenging Circumstances”.

Addressing the National CSR Awards ceremony in New Delhi , President Mr. Kovind said, it is important to internalise social welfare in the corporate culture and the companies has shown that it is possible to be profitable while being socially and environmentally responsible.

Commending the efforts of Ministry of Corporate Affairs for initiating the National CSR Awards in the year of Gandhiji’s 150th birth anniversary, he said, these awards will be conferred every year on 2nd October.

President Ramnath Govind said, many illustrious business families like Tata, Birla and Bajaj and many others associated with our freedom struggle were sensitive to their social responsibilities. He said, Mahatma Gandhi developed the principle of trusteeship on the basis of the generosity of industrialists associated with him. He further said that every fiscal year since 2014-15, the corporate sector has set aside more than Rs. 10,000 crore for social welfare and various social sectors like education, environment, health, poverty eradication, sanitation and safe drinking water have benefitted from this effort.

He said, India has been consistently improving its rank in ease of doing business indicator by the efforts of the government and the government is also sensitive about the need to calibrate the CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) regime to make it more effective.

Mentioning a quote, the president said, respect is achieved by donating the wealth not by storing it, clouds attain a higher position by giving away water whereas the oceans remain at a lower position by storing water.

Winners in different categories:

S. No. Award Category Sub-category Name of Company
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend above INR 100 Crores Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend between INR 10 Crores 100 Crores Mahindra & Mahindra Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend between INR 1 Crores 10 Crores Edelweiss Financial Services Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend below INR 1 Crore Paranjape Autocast Pvt. Ltd.
CSR in Challenging Circumstances North India SRF Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances North-East India CRISIL Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances East India Bharat Financial Inclusion Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances West India Technip India Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances South India The Andhra Pradesh Mineral Development Corporation Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Education Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Skill Development and Livelihoods Hindalco Industries Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Agriculture & Rural Development Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Health, Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Environment, Sustainable Development & Solar Energy Power Finance Corporation Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Women & Child Development Indian Oil Corporation Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Women & Child Development JSW Energy Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Promotion of Sports Central Coalfields Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Slum Area Development Equitas Holdings Limited
Contribution to the National Priority Areas Support to Differently abled Minda Corporation Limited

 

Honourable Mentions in different award categories:

S. No. Award Category Sub-category Name of Company
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend above INR 100 Crores ITC Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend above INR 100 Crores Tata Steel Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend between INR 10 Crores 100 Crores National Aluminum Co. Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend between INR 10 Crores 100 Crores Maruti Suzuki India Limited
Corporate Award for Excellence in CSR CSR spend between INR 1 Crores 10 Crores Tata Technologies Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances East India Hindustan Copper Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances East India Mecon Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances West India Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited
CSR in Challenging Circumstances South India Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Education Mahindra and Mahindra Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Skill Development and Livelihoods JSW Steel Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Agriculture & Rural Development HDFC Bank Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Health, Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation Tata Sponge Iron Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Health, Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation ITC Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Environment, Sustainable Development & Solar Energy Schneider Electric IT
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Women & Child Development Rail Vikas Nigam Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Promotion of Sports IndusInd Bank Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Promotion of Sports India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited
Contribution to Priority Areas – (National) Support to Differently abled Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

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