According to statistics, India losing around 333 acres forest daily in several reason and also pollution to killed 1.24 million Indians, half of them younger than 70 in years. On health care the 1.6 million Indians died due to poor quality of care in there are health.
For India to become an economic power to reckon with, it is essential that varied stakeholders such as Government, Corporate and individuals come together to solve the these two major problem in India
1 To focusing the environment protection and awareness for the environment,
2. to focusing the health care, livelihood and education in the rural area.
Against the above scenario, Green India Trust’s work is extremely relevant – with vision that “Green India Trust is the environmental voice of Indian citizens, standing for environmental justice, sustainable development and participatory democracy.”
It’s home-grown, non-patented innovative technology coupled with sustained local fundraising has enabled it to scale up from 10000 plantation in the year of staring 2008 to one billion trees are distrbuted and plantation in the reral area and we are across three digit medical camp conducting the rural areas.
The Companies Act 2013 has taken a bold step to introduce the culture of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) amidst Indian corporates by giving a minimum expenditure towards social activities.
According to the Section 135 of Companies Act 2013, every company with net worth of INR 500 crores or more or a turnover of INR 1000 crores or more, or a net profit of INR five crores or more, would be mandated to spend at least 2 per cent of the net-profits (before tax) of the immediately preceding three years on CSR activities. The accounting firm Ernst & Young estimates that the law would cover over 2,500 companies in India and generate over U.S. $2 billion of CSR spending in local communities.
Activities eligible for CSR spend are –
1. Plantation and environment awareness programs
3. Empowering women and promoting gender equality
4. Improvement of health
5. Skill Development
6. Contribution towards Central and State Government funds for socio-economic development.