In the aforesaid backdrop, policy on CSR of BTL EPC Ltd. is broadly framed taking into account the following measures.
The CSR activities shall be undertaken by BTL EPC Ltd., as stated in this Policy, as projects or programs or activities (either new or ongoing), excluding activities undertaken in pursuance of its normal course of business.
The CSR activities which are exclusively for the benefit of BTL EPC Ltd. employees or their family members shall not be considered as CSR activity.
BTL EPC Ltd. shall give preference to the local area or areas around it where it operates, for spending the amount earmarked for CSR activities.
The Board of BTL EPC Ltd. may decide to undertake its CSR activities as recommended by the CSR Committee, through a registered trust or a registered society or a Company established by the Company or its holding or Subsidiary or Associate Company pursuant to Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules made there-under.
The following is the list of CSR projects or programs which BTL EPC Ltd. plans to undertake pursuant to Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013:
Eradicating hunger, poverty, and malnutrition, promoting preventive health care and sanitation,and making available safe drinking water.
Promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly, and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects.
Promoting gender equality, empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans; setting up old age homes, daycare centers, and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups Ensuring environmental sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agro-forestry, conservation of natural resources, and maintaining the quality of soil, air,and water.
Protection of national heritage, art, and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of art; setting up public libraries; promotion and development of traditional arts and handicrafts.
Measures for the benefit of armed forces veterans, war widows, and their dependents.
Training to promote rural sports, nationally recognized sports, Paralympics sports, and Olympic sports.
Contribution to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund or any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Castes,the Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes, minorities, and women.
Contributions or funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government.
Rural development projects. Any other measures with the approval of the Board of Directors on the recommendation of CSR Committee subject to the provisions of Section 135 of Companies Act, 2013 and rules made there-under.