The CSR Advisory Board aims to play the role of aggregating various social initiatives spread all over the State. The Board shall endeavor to facilitate and support CSR investments of companies/organizations through indirect and direct interventions by encourage collaboration between CSR stakeholders in businesses, government and civil society to create and improve the public infrastructure for the welfare of citizens. The potential size of CSR fund is huge due to the fact that 80% of Fortune 500 companies have their presence in Haryana, the board will work towards channelizing this fund by creating collaboration among corporates, government, NGO and local communities. The Haryana Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Advisory Board headed by Hon’ble Chief Minister is constituted for providing guidance, advice and reviewing the CSR activities in the State.
With the inception of the New Companies Act, 2013, the various welfare activities / projects under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by various Companies established under the Companies Act in the State of Haryana, has assumed a significant importance. As Govt. Attaches due importance to the welfare activities in the Social Sectors covered under HDI, for the well-being of people of the State, a need has been felt for optimal utilization of the CSR Fund, through facilitating both the Public and Private Sector Companies in relation to their CSR spending.
In view of this, the matter related to establishment of the Haryana CSR under the administrative control of IMD, was under active consideration of the State Government.
To catalyze sustainable and inclusive growth across state by identifying the thrust sector for every region and creating an enabling platform where corporate, government, Civil Society and local community shall work hand in hand towards utilizing CSR funds in best possible way.