Expense related to COVID-19 Awareness & Vaccination Qualify for CSR : MCA

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CS Lalit Rajput
CS Lalit Rajputhttp://enlightengovernance.blogspot.com/
Company Secretary having 5 years of post-qualification experience in the Compliance Management Services industry by serving Corporates including Listed Companies, Corporate Secretarial Firms, and LLP.

Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide General Circular 01/2021 dated 13th January 2021, has clarified that spending of CSR funds for Awareness and public outreach on COVID-19 Vaccination program shall be Considered and qualify for CSR and is eligible under Item No. (i), (ii) and (xii) of Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 relating to:

  • Promotion of Health Care
  • Including Preventive Health Care
  • Sanitization
  • Promoting Education
  • Disaster Management

Subject to Fulfillment of Companies (CSR Policy) Rules, 2014 and Respective amendments/circulars issued from time to time.

Link of the Circular: http://www.mca.gov.in/Ministry/pdf/CSR2021_13012021.pdf

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