Goa CSR Authority inks MoUs with Corporate and Institutions
Education, skill development, social welfare, environment, and health are the focus of the MoU. Possible tie-up with CSR Times to highlight the achievements of the Goa CSR Authority.
CSR Times Bureau:
Goa, Monday, 29th January 2024:
The Goa State government has inked agreements with corporate entities and institutions to actively support and engage in initiatives across various sectors in Goa, such as education, skill development, social welfare, environment, and health. The Goa CSR Authority formalized Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with prominent organizations, including the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS), Aether Energy, Central Institute for Indian Languages (CIIL), and Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII). Chief Minister Sh Pramod Sawant emphasized the establishment of the
CSR Authority to streamline and oversee Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) projects, ensuring their effective and timely execution with the collaboration of corporate entities and institutions both within and outside Goa. He commended Goa for emerging as a frontrunner in CSR activities, positioning the state as a potential flag bearer for such initiatives across the country. Underlining the significance of these partnerships, Sawant announced that NIMHANS would extend support in stress management, teacher education, and life skills in alignment with the new education policy (NEP) of 2020.
Expressing enthusiasm for collaboration, Chief Minister Sawant expressed a desire to collaborate with CSR TIMES to showcase and highlight CSR activities in Goa, as well as the achievements of the Goa CSR Authority. Prashant Das, the Consulting Editor of CSR TIMES, affirmed a commitment to providing comprehensive coverage of the CSR initiatives led by the Goa CSR Authority.