Decoding CSR Rules (Amendment) 2021
“Implications on Corporates, Implementing Agencies and Projects”

19 February, 2021

About Event

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) on 22
nd January 2021 notified the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2021. With these Amendment Rules, significant changes have been made to the existing Companies (CSR Policy) Rules, 2014.
These amendments have introduced some vital changes that require better understanding to ensure compliances. The amendments are aimed at further improving the ease of doing business and effective implementation of CSR activities as well as to make the CSR framework more transparent.
The New Rules have made substantial changes to the definition clause of CSR Policy Rules, 2014 by defining new terms like Administrative Overheads, International Organization, Public Authority, and others.
In this context, ASSOCHAM is organizing a webinar on “Decoding CSR Rules (Amendment) 2021 - Implications on Corporates, Implementing Agencies and Projects” on Friday, 19th February at 11.00 AM.
Sh. Gyaneshwar Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India has very kindly confirmed to grace the webinar as the “Chief Guest” and to address the learned august audience.
Eminent Speakers:
1.    Sh. Gyaneshwar Kumar Singh, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Govt. of India
2.    Mr. Anil Rajput, Chairperson, ASSOCHAM CSR Council and Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, ITC Ltd.
3.    Dr. Lovneesh Chanana, Chairperson, ASSOCHAM IT, ITES & E- Commerce Council and Vice President (Government Affairs), Asia Pacific and Japan, SAP
4.    Mr. Ravi Bhatnagar, Co-Chairperson, ASSOCHAM CSR Council and Director External Affairs & Partnerships (AMESA), Reckitt Benckiser
5.    Mr. Balaji Ganapathy, Global Head, CSR, Tata Consultancy Services
6.    Mr. Santhosh Jayaram, Partner & Head, Climate Change, Sustainability and CSR Advisory, KPMG
7.    Mr. Gunjan Patel, Head - CSR (Asia Pacific Japan & India), SAP
8.    Ms. Swati Sahai, Head-Corporate Affairs & Policy Advocacy-India and N. Europe, HCL Technologies Ltd.
9.    Mr. Praveen Karn, Head Group Communication & CSR, Minda Corporation Ltd.
10. Mr. Gopal Agrawal, Chief Internal Business Officer and Head CSR, WNS Global Services
11. Mr. Ashwini Saxena, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at JSW Foundation
12. Mr. Nixon Joseph, President & COO, SBI Foundation
13. Mr. Mathew Joseph, Country Director, American India Foundation
In view of importance of the subject, we are pleased to cordially invite you to attend this webinar. For Free registration, please click the following link:

After registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information and details about joining the webinar. For any further information, you may contact to my colleague Mr. Chander Taneja (chander.taneja@assocham.com, 8851961854) and may send questions in advance.  
We shall appreciate your kind consideration and an early confirmation for the program.