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India: Govt to change CSR rules to create dedicated corpus on Disaster Risk Reduction

Source: Times of India Country: India
By Pradeep Thakur NEW DELHI: The government is likely to tweak the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rules under the Companies Act for creating a dedicated corpus on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) as a larger private sector engagement. At present, the Centre and states allocate funds for all disasterrelated activities—mitigation, rescue, relief and rehabilitation. The move is significant in view of the recent floods in Kerala in which more than 500 people were

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