Social sector

As per corporate social responsibility rules, which came into force on 1 April 2014, certain firms are directed to spend 2% of their average profits on social development  activities.

2016: A year in giving

3 min read . 28 Dec 2016
Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives extends grants to NGOs like Sathi, which has centres at railway stations to identify and rehabilitate runaway kids. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />

Azim Premji wants to give more

5 min read . 15 Apr 2016
The budget of the ministry of education has increased only slightly. Photo: Sneha Srivastava/Mint<br />

A continued attack on social sectors

4 min read . 01 Mar 2016