Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan)

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Projects

Corporate Social Responsibility Programme of Public Sector Enterprises for innovative projects including for empowerment and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities

  1. The New Companies Act, 2013 makes a mandatory provision of making a contribution of 2% of profits towards corporate social responsibility to address social issues and bring about a positive impact on the life of the poor and disadvantaged groups including bringing about inclusive development and help these sections leave a productive dignified life.
  2. Provisions relating to the activities of this Department are covered under the entry (ii) in Schedule – VII of the said Act:
    1. promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly, and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects;”
  3. Section 135 of the Company’s Act 2013, is regarding activities by Companies in their corporate social responsibility. Ministry of Corporate Affairs clarified vide Circular No. 21/2014 and OM No. 05/01/2014-CSR dated 18.06.2014 that provision for aids and appliances to the differently able persons is covered under Schedule VII (i) under promoting health care including preventive health care.

Projects of the Department receiving funds under CSR

  1. Projects of National Institute approved for CSR Funds during 2013-14

    Swami Vivekanand National Institute of Rehabilitation Training and Research, Cuttack (SVNIRTAR) is one of the premier Institute in the country under the administrative control of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilites. It provides Locomotor Rehabilitation services to patients with disabilities on account of Polio, Cerebral Palsy, congenital Limb Deformities and Reconstructive surgeries for leprosy cured person etc. It also undertakes activities like human resource development, research, distribution of aids and appliances, vocational training, etc.

    The Institute intends to become a Centre of Excellence in the field of Locomotor rehabilitation services by upgrading its infrastructure in line with the international standards.

    The Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd. (RECL), one of the leading public sector enterprises under the administrative control of Ministry of Power, in accordance with their CSR policy has undertaken to assist the project financially. RECL will provide Rs. 296.00 lakhs for setting up of Modular Operation Theatre and advanced medical equipments.

    A Tripartite Memorandum of Agreement has been entered between the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, SVNIRTAR and RECL on 8.5.14. The procurement of medical equipment is in process.
  2. National Conference on linking CSR with activities of the Department

    A “Two days Conference on Linking CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) with Activities of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Government of India” has been New Delhi on 30th and 3st October, 2014 with Knowledge – partnership of Vision Foundation for Development Management and Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute for Physically Handicapped, New Delhi.

    The objective of the conference has been to promote various activities/domains under the Department of Disability Affairs amongst the corporate houses mandated under the law to undertake CSR.

  3. Distribution Camps of Aids & Assistive Devices organized by ALIMCO – a PSU of the Department
Snapshot of CSR Business Done by ALIMCO for Past 03 Financial Year
FY. NOB NO. of Camps No. of CPSUs Value
(In Lakhs)
2011-12 286 02 01 10.42
2012-13 10101 27 13 583.06
2013-14 48592 133 14 3920.18
2014-15 (Till 31st Dec. 2014) 3533 18 07 446.00
Total 62512 180 - 4959.66
Campus Conducted Under CSR Initiative of Various CPSUs During 2012-13
Sl.No CPSU No of Camps NOB Value (In Lacs)
1 ONGC 02 762 48.11
2. RECL 10 2644 157.50
3. BEL 02 1001 67.00
4. NMDC 01 2926 152.73
5. HUDCO 02 394 25.42
6. ITPO 01 745 18.61
7. RINL 01 - 3.00
8. PFC 02 358 22.31
9. MIDHANI 01 394 19.76
10. IRFC 02 742 54.74
11. NRL 01 - 02.41
12. MMTC 01 135 06.06
13. IFFCO 01 - 05.41
    27 10101 583.06
Camps Conducted Under CSR Initiative of Various CPSUs during 2012-13
Sl.No CPSU No of Camps NOB Value (In Lacs)
1. ONGC 02 762 48.11
2. RECL 10 2644 157.50
3. BEL 02 1001 67.00
4. NMDC 01 2926 152.73
5. HUDCO 02 394 25.42
6. ITPO 01 745 18.61
7. RINL 01 - 3.00
8. PFC 02 358 22.31
9. MIDHANI 01 394 19.76
10. IRFC 02 742 54.74
11. NRL 01 - 02.41
12. MMTC 01 135 06.06
13. IFFCO 01 - 05.41
    27 10101 583.06
Camps Conducted Under CSR Initiative of Various CPSUs during 2013-14
Sl.No. CPSUs No of Camps Value in Lakhs(Rs)
1. ONGC 100 3362.20
2. REC 15 251.51
3. HUDCO 03 82.06
4. IRFC 01 66.45
5. MIDHANI 01 16.65
6. HPCL 01 2.10
7. NRL 02 39.67
8. IFFCO 03 5.28
9. BEML 01 1.45
10. BEL 02 67.18
11. NPCIL 01 2.63
12. NTPC 01 2.78
13. HAL 01 5.10
14. SPM 01 15.15
  TOTAL 133 3920.18
MoU Signed Under CSR Initiative of Various CPSUs during 2014-15
Sl. No CPSU Value in Crore (Rs.) No. of Beneficiaries No. of Camps
1. NPCIL 5.88 camps under progress 14
2. BOI 0.25 267 01
3. IDBI 1.00 845 05
4. CONCOR 1.05 Camps under progress 03
5. PGCIL 1.98 1082 (05 camps) 08
6. BEML 0.05 61 01
7. IIFCL 0.30 Camps under progress 02
8. NIACL 0.63 688 01
9. Canara Bank 0.30 288 01
10. RITES 0.25 302 01
11. IRFC 1.50 Camps under progress 03
  Total 13.19 3533 40

 

Notification/Clarification for funding under CSR Projects

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