Re-Constitution of High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility-2018 (HLC-2018) 

Re-Constitution of High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility-2018 (HLC-2018) 

F. No. 12/03/2018-CSR
Government of India
Ministry of Corporate Affairs

5th Floor, ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. R.P. Road, New Delhi-110001
Dated: 22.11.2018


Subject: Re-Constitution of High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility —2018 (HLC-2018).

Pursuant to orders of Hon’ble Minister for Corporate Affairs and in supersession of earlier office order of even no.dated 11.10.2018, the High Level Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility — 2018 (HLC-2018) is hereby re-constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri. Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) to review the existing framework and guide and formulate the roadmap for a coherent policy on CSR.

2. The composition of the HCL-2018 is as under:

S. No. Members Role
1. Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs Chairperson
2. DG, Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs Member
3. Chairman, SEBI Member
4. Dr. Anoop Kummar Mittal, CMD, NBCC Member
5. Mr. N. Chandrasekharan, Chairman Tata Sons Member
6. Mr. Amit Chandra, MD, Bain Capital Private Equity Member
7. Mr. P S Narasimha, Additional Solicitor General Member
8. Mr. Rajiv K. Luthra, Founder & MD Luthra & Luthra Law Offices  Member
9. Ms. Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise  Limited Member
10. Prof. Anil K Gupta, Founder Honey Bee Network & Prof. IIM-A Member
11. Dr. Narinder Dhruv Batra, President, Indian Olympic Association Member
12 Mr. S. Santhanakrishnan, CA & Consultant Member
13. Mr. Mathew Cherian, CEO Helpage India Member
14. Joint Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs Member

3. Scope of HLC-2018:

i. To review existing CSR framework as per Act, Rules and Circulars issued from time to time.

ii. To recommend guidelines for enforcement of CSR provisions.

iii. To suggest measures for adequate monitoring and evaluation of CSR by companies.

iv. To examine and recommend audit (financial, performance, social) for CSR, as well as, analyze outcomes of CSR activities/programmes/projects.

v. Any other matter incidental or connected thereto.

4. Tenure of HLC-2018:

The Committee shall submit its report within three months from the date of holding its first meeting.

5. The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) shall render necessary secretarial assistance, logistical and technical support to the HLC-2018.

5. The outstation members shall be entitled for to and fro travel facilities equivalent to officers of the rank of SAG.

6. The Committee may develop its own procedure to conduct its meetings including inter alia, invite any person(s) of appropriate standing, knowledge and expertise in the fields of economics, law, banking, social work etc.; meet at any place in India; constitute sub-committee(s) for providing inputs to the HLC-2018 and for deliberating upon policy matters.

7. The recommendations of this Committee will be submitted to the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

This issues with the approval of Minister of Corporate Affairs.

(Sanjay Shorey)
Director (L&P)

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