JAIPUR: The government on Tuesday notified Rajasthan CSR Authority to guide, monitor, and partner companies for achieving scale and improving efficiency in implementing social welfare projects.
The three-tier authority will be represented by the chief minister, chief secretary, additional chief secretary of industries, and commissioner of industries besides senior officials from various departments.
Under the corporate social responsibility (CSR) schemes, 134 companies have spent Rs 436.81 crore in 2017-18 in Rajasthan which rose from Rs 388.79 crore in the previous year.
Officials said the CSR spending during 2018-19 could be more but they are yet to prepare the final report.
The authority will create a mechanism for the government and the companies to come together to take up welfare projects jointly for achieving scale and impact.