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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO: 81
ANSWERED ON:  08.02.2019
Disaster Management Fund
MEENAKASHI LEKHI
Will the Minister of

CORPORATE AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-


(a) whether the Government is planning to amend the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rules under the Companies Act, 2013 to make it mandatory for the companies to create a corpus for disaster management and if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether each company will be required to create its own disaster management fund or contribute to the national fund; and
(c) whether the Government intends to introduce any further non-financial obligations as part of CSR such as mass awareness campaigns, distribution of disaster management kits, etc. and if so, the details thereof?


ANSWER
ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS (SHRI PIYUSH GOYAL)
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(a) to (c): A Statement is laid on the Table of the House.


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STATEMENT REFERRED TO IN ANSWER TO PART (a) TO (c) OF LOK SABHA STARRED QUESTION NO. 81*(1STPOSITION) FOR 8THFEBRUARY, 2019 REGARDING DISASTER MANAGEMENT FUND.
(a) to (c) : No such proposal is under consideration of the Government. However, section 135 (3) & (4) of the Companies Act, 2013, empowers the Board of the company to take decisions regarding allocation of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds for items listed in Schedule VII of the Act.Ministry had issued clarification through General Circular dated 18th June, 2014 which explains that ‘disaster relief’ can cover wide range of activities which are broadly covered under various items listed in the Schedule VII of theAct.

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