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NEW DELHI: Several works are being carried out by Coal India Limited (CIL) and its subsidiaries and Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (NLC) under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as per Scheduled VII of New Companies Act 2013 for Infrastructure Development, Skill Development, Social Empowerment, Water Supply, Health & Sanitation, Sports & Culture and Education facilities etc.
Beneficiaries under CSR activities are the people living in and around the mining areas, land oustees, Project Affected People (PAPs) and those staying within the radius of 25 kms of the project.
This was stated by Piyush Goyal, Minister of state for Power, Coal & New and Renewable Energy (Independent Charge) in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.
Poor and needy sections of the society living in different parts of India are also the beneficiaries of the development works carried out under CSR. In addition to aboveCoal India Limited & its subsidiaries and Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited have undertaken construction of toilets in Government schools of various states under Swachh Bharat Programme.
The details of funds allocated for CSR activities during last three years and current year are given below: