With the recent changes in the Indian Companies Act making CSR spend mandatory, the role of NGOs has become very essential. According to Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, in financial year 2015-16 a minimum of 16,000 Indian companies will be required to undertake CSR projects in order to comply with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 with many companies undertaking these initiatives for the first time.
Further, some estimates indicate that CSR commitments from companies can amount to as much as 35,000 crore INR but has little know-how in the social sector. An estimated 20 lakh NGOs are operating across the country at present. Despite huge number of active NGOs, many companies do not find enough eligible partners to work with. There are some differences between the two on the aspect of transparency and in designing the program.
UWF works as a bridge between corporate & NGO sector to provide best for each others. UWF ensured credibility towards corporate houses to Identifying key partner NGOs to drive the campaign.
UWF works as a collaborator with our partners’ organization regarding Liaisoning in Government, Corporate & FCRA funded projects. Partnership with UWF enhance organizations credibility among funding agencies, government departments, donors, corporate, stake holders, humanitarian organizations and others institutions.
UWF finds scope to strengthen organization capacities in following areas:
Methodology, Capacity building, Project Processing, Innovative & Sustainable Practices, Documentation, Human Resource Capacity, Sectoral Understanding.
NGO Having Its National Entity Can Apply Project Proposal (Special Fund For Tribal) For States Of Karnatka, Rajasthan And Maharashtra in Ministry Of Tribal Affairs, Govt Of India. Total Fund Is 182 Crore.
Noted Environmentalist Ravi Chellam Has Assumed Charge As The Executive Director Of Greenpeace India, The NGO Announced Today.
The Green Body Said That Mr Chellam Will Anchor The NGO Which Has Been "facing A Series Of Challenges From A Number Of Government Agencies Apart From Renewing The Organisation's Focus On Campaigns For A Clean And Safe Future"