INDIACSR News Network
RANCHI: Prabhat Khabar is organizing Jharkhand CSR Conclave, panel discussion & Award ceremony on “Corporate social responsibility”- leads to sustainable economic development” on 29th October-2012 at Hotel Radisson BLU, Ranchi, Jharkhand. Sandeep Simon Behera,Corporate Head – Special Projects. Prabhat Khabar, Jharkhand informed INDIACSR.
“The conclave would discuss the role of CSR in bringing sustainable economic development. This program would also highlight the extraordinary contributions of the corporates in the area of CSR. Also there are many major industrial houses operating in the state of Jharkhand, and contributing a lot for the socio-economic development of the region.” he added.
He said that Prabhat Khabar at present, is the number one Hindi Daily in Jharkhand (Source ABC,JJ 2012),fast growing in Bihar and a prominent Hindi daily of West Bengal. The objective of the paper was to bring a change in the society & development of the state. The editorial team firmly believed in need of putting stories of health, education, corruption and other content affecting the life of a common man on top of the news agenda in contrast to the so called Page 3 or lifestyle journalism.
Prabhat Khabar, the people’s voice for the past 27 years has only got stronger and even more powerful. it has now become a symbol of truth and courage in Journalism, a fire burning in the hearts and minds of the people. With a readership base of 85.57 Lacs ( Total Readership, IRS 2012 Q2), Its Presence today spans across 3 states in Eastern part of India (Jharkhand, Bihar & West Bengal).
Today CSR has emerged as a significant theme in the global business community and is gradually becoming a mainstream activity. These trends have contributed to the pressure on companies to operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable way. A well-managed CSR creates social and environmental value, while supporting company’s business objectives and enhancing relationships with key stakeholders and customers.
CSR helps to assist socially and economically weaker sections of the society to overcome hardship and also creates assets for the development of rural/urban society and to enhance increased commitment at all levels in the organization towards reinforcing the social and environmental conscience of the company. It also assures stakeholders that the company is sensitized toward enhancing the quality of life & economic well-being of the society.
The Proposed List of Participating Companies/Organizations ‘in Jharkhand CSR Conclave ranges from IIM Ranchi, Tata Steel, Jindal Steel, Govt. of Jharkhand, Unicef, Jharkraft, CCL, Kashyap Eye Hospital, Bokaro Steel Plant, KGVK, BCCL, SBI, Apollo Hospital, Essar Power, LIC, Usha Martin Group, Adhunik Power, Maharishi Nikhilesh Sewa Sansthan, Akash Institute, IL & FS Education & Tecnology Service Limited, Bank Of India & many more.
CEO’s Bureaucrats, Govt. Officials, Senior Managers from around the region & outside will be there to learn, Network & share their Experiences.
The Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Mr. Arjun Munda has given his consent to be the chief guest in the inaugural ceremony of first ever Jharkhand CSR Conclave.
This year’s CSR conclave will discuss the development goals for Jharkhand and elaborate on where we stand at this juncture. It will play host to different entities in the development sector like the Government, NGOs, Corporates to discuss the way forward and best case practices, to achieve the Developmental Goals in Jharkhand. It will also shed light on reasons for low performance and be a platform to learn and share with professionals and experts from different spheres in the development sector.