Coal India spends Rs. 2,625cr for CSR

Coal Minister

New Delhi: Development programmes in the peripheral areas of coal mines are undertaken through the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds. As per CSR policy of Coal PSU, CIL, at least 80% of the CSR funds every year have to be spent within a radius of 25 kms. of mines/project sites/establishments by subsidiaries of Coal India Limited.

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The key areas covered are Healthcare & Nutrition, Sanitation & Water supply, Education & Livelihood, Rural Development, Environmental Sustainability and Disaster Management. Other themes covered are Women Empowerment and Welfare of the differently-abled.

During the last five financial years, a total of Rs. 2,625.26 cr. have been spent under CSR by CIL and its subsidiaries across the country including in Amravati, Maharashtra.