IICA offers second batch of 9 months course in CSR

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NEW DELHI: The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), a body established under the Ministry of Corporate Affairs had launched a certificate programme for CSR in the year 2014, for preparing professionals for CSR through a nine months programme –‘IICA Certificate Programme (ICP) in CSR’.

CSR-EducationIn the first batch 169 participants, of which 60 were corporate sponsored, were registered and completed the course.

This includes 33 officers of six Public Sector Undertakings. In the second course running since February, 2016, 130 participants have been registered.

This was stated by Arun Jaitley, Minister of Corporate Affairs in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha on May 6, 2016.

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has established the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) at IMT, Manesar (Haryana) to function as a Think-Tank, as well as a Capacity Building and Service Delivery Institute to help in Corporate Governance, Reforms & Regulations through synergized knowledge management, partnership and problem solving in a One-Stop-Shop mode.

Since its inception the Government has released Grants-in-aid of Rs. 71.89 crore to the IICA, so far, as per the following details:

Sl. No Financial Year Amount released (Rs. in Crore)
1. 2008-09 2.70
2. 2009-10 3.00
3. 2010-11 5.37
4. 2011-12 3.00
5. 2012-13 8.00
6. 2013-14 18.23
7. 2014-15 16.69
8. 2015-16 14.90
  Total 71.89

 

During the period 2008-09 to 2015-16 the Institute has utilized Rs. 68.39 crore for running the Institute and expenditure towards various training programmes conducted by its Schools and Centres.  In addition, in FY 2015-16 Rs. 3.50 crore was released to IICA for strengthening of ICLS Academy.

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