Rajasthan Corporate Social Responsibility Authority Constituted for Effective Implementation of CSR Activities
Jaipur, 6 November. The State Government has constituted Rajasthan Corporate Social Responsibility Authority under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary for effective implementation of the CSR activities and proper monitoring of the utilization of CSR funds. The Authority will have 18 members and will coordinate with various industrial groups and will provide guidance regarding provisions and activities of CSR.
A 19 member High-Level Advisory Board has also been constituted under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister to guide CSR Authority. Minister for Industries will be the Deputy Chairperson of this Advisory Board. Minister of Medical & Health, Minister of Forest and Environment, Education Minister, Minister for Higher Education, Minister for Technical Education, Chief Secretary, Additional Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries of departments i.e. Finance, Industries, TAD, Women & Child Development, Social Justice & Empowerment, PHED and Rural Development, Commissioner BIP, Commissioner Rajasthan Foundation and four representatives from Industry sector will be the members of this High Level Advisory Board. Commissioner, Industries, and Special Secretary, CSR will be the member secretary of this Advisory Board.
A CSR fund will be set up at the Authority level, and works will be taken up for the creation and promotion of necessary infrastructure according to the priorities of the state. CSR Authority will mark the tasks and will prepare a plan for the implementations of the functions after the assessment of needs. It will coordinate with the collector and various departments to mark the multiple tasks. The Authority will also prepare a database of the available companies for CSR and update it on the CSR portal.
The members of Rajasthan Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Authority constituted under the Chairmanship of Chief Secretary will comprise Additional Chief Secretary, Industries as Deputy Chairperson. Additional Chief Secretaries and Principal Secretaries of the Department of Finance, Forest & Environment, TAD, Education, Higher & Technical Education, MSME, Women & Child Development, Social Justice & Empowerment, Medical, Health & Family Welfare, PHED, Rural Development, Commissioner of Commercial Taxation (GST), Commissioner BIP, Commissioner Rajasthan Foundation as members of the Authority. Commissioner, Industries, and Special Secretary, CSR will be a member secretary and CEO.
Representatives from the Industry sector would get nominated in the Authority. The term for the nominated members of the High-Level Advisory Board and CSR Authority will be three years.
An Executive Committee of CSR Authority constituted comprising six members. Commissioner Industries and Special Secretary CSR will be CEO & Chairman of this Executive Committee.
Source: DIPR Press Release