Capacity Building Training on CSR Compliances and Project Management in Partnership with HCL Foundation organized by Investment & Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN)

Date: 20th – 21st May 2024
Venue: Capital Convention Centre, Kohima

There is significant scope and unrealized potential for companies to invest in developmental projects in Nagaland and other Northeastern States under the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) provisions outlined in Section 135 and Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013. It is crucial for Implementation Agencies (IAs) to understand these CSR compliances to boost corporate investment in the region’s socio-economic development. Such Capacity-building platforms initiated by the Investment and Development Authority of Nagaland (IDAN) in partnership with the HCL Foundation will empower IAs by providing deeper insights, attracting stakeholders, and enabling the effective and efficient execution of CSR projects. This initiative aimed at enhancing the sustainable development across the region, can be made  possible only through CSR experts training and guidance of the following notable individuals  

Mr. Nikhil Pant
Chairman & CEO, REACHA
Former Chief Programme Executive,
National Foundation for CSR, IICA
Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GOI
Dr. Surabhi Yadav
CSR Consultant, ESG, BRSR, POSH,
Woman Independent Director
HCL Tech-Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs
Mr. Rahul Kumar
Deputy Manager,
CSR Professional, HCL Foundation
Dr. Chandrayee Das
Founder Secretary, Hilji Inspiration
Mr. Subhash Mittal 
Expert & Consultant
Public Expenditure & Financial Management
SMA Management Services (P)ltd.

Highlighting the core agendas of the training

  • Overview and Evolution of CSR-
  • Meaning and Scope of Indian CSR: Socio Economic aspects of CSR: Why CSR Governing Law
  • Section 135 of the Companies Act 2013;CSR activities & Projects, Schedule VII of the Companies Act 2013-Activities Vs Contribution
  • CSR High Level Committee Recommendations; Companies (CSR Policy) Rules 2014, Companies (CSR Policy) Amendment Rules -2021&2022
  • Project Management, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting: Overview of Project Management Process
  • Project Planning, Development and Implementation Stage, Theory of Change, Log Frame, Monitoring- types and approaches, Reporting
  • Development Communication and Resource Mobilization,
    • NGOs: Partners in impact with compliance
      • A. NGO Governance & Board Level Compliances
      • B. CSR Form 1
      • C. MOA/Objectives and its relation to CSR and SDGs
      • D. Project Progress Report and Project Completion Report
      • E. Fund Utilization Certificate
      • F. Outcome & Impact
  • Accounting, Audit and Taxation- Latest amendments and notifications (virtual)
  • Fund Raising : Visibility Impact- Digital Marketing Platforms

The much-anticipated two-day Capacity Training concluded with assessments and certification. Participants shared key learning and action points for innovative aspiration sustainable developmental projects in the state.

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