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CSR conclave organised

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  25 Aug 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Guwahati, August 24:Indian chamber of Commerce (ICC), in association with Standing Conference of Public Enterprise (SCOPE) under the aegis of Department of Public Enterprises (DPE), Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Government of India organised a one day “CSR Conclave 2015” with an aim to link Public Enterprises, Corporate & Society for inclusive growth on the August 21 at Hotel Brahmaputra Ashok, Guwahati.The conclave was iugurated by Bijoya Chakraborty, MP from Assam. A. Luikham, Secretery to Govt. of India, DPE, was the guest of honour in the event.

Addressing the gathering of more than 100 participants consisting of CSR regulators, Technical experts from on CSR implementation from PSEs, NGOs and other stakeholders, Satyabrata Borgohain, the Chairman of NER Chapter of SCOPE & Director(Personnel),NEEPCO, during his iugural key note speech, elaborated that the concept of CSR have existed associated with the human civilisation in India in one form or another which have now been channelized with DPE guidelines on CSR and Companies Act recently in the form of mandate given by the Government so as to achieve a balance goal of socio-economic and environmental sustaibility.

He emphasized on the requirement of creating a mutual value in all activities of CSR which would ultimately leads to sustaibility. CSR plans and activities based on creating mutual value reflecting the commolity of interest amongst the CSR fund providers and other stakeholders brings transparency, trust, equity and empowerment to the society. He urged the fellow PSE executives to look inwards to understand ourselves and to look out to understand others from their standpoint so that a shared value amongst employees, community and other stakeholders is understood and sensitise everyone around for a collective endeavour, and decide our future for a sustaible human development since the whole world itself is small family. Further he thanked DPE, Government of India for giving a platform to SCOPE to share experience, knowledge and dissemite information on the activities on CSR by PSEs in the North Eastern Region of the Country. This was stated in a press release.

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