Corporate Social Responsibility Policy


Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the way and mean through which corporate can repay the obligations made by the Society by contributing the resources in its various forms as required for the efficient operation of the Business. Corporate Social Responsibility is strongly connected with the principles of sustainability. Organization should make decisions based not only on financial or operational factors, but also on the social and environmental consequences. Therefore, it is the core corporate responsibility of Elkos Pens Limited to practice its corporate values through its commitment to grow in a socially and environmentally responsible way, while meeting the interests of its stakeholders.

Objective And Purpose

This Policy has been formulated in compliance with Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 read along with the applicable rules there to.

The key purpose of this Policy is to:

  • Outline the development areas in which the Company shall get involved in
  • Define governance structure for CSR management within the Company
  • Serve as a guiding document aiding in identification, execution and monitoring the CSR projects
  • Describe the treatment of surpluses from CSR activities
  • Define the approach and direction given by the Board of the Company, taking into account the recommendations of the CSR Committee
  • Provide guiding principles for selection, implementation and monitoring of activities
  • Formulate an Annual Action Plan every year as per applicable rules


CSR Policy is applicable to Elkos Pens Limited which are mandated with the CSR expenditure obligations as per Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘the Act’) read with the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014, as amended from time to time.

Csr Vision

The Company’s CSR activities build an important bridge between business operations and social commitment evolving into an integral part of business functions, goals and strategy which will contribute to the economic and sustainable development within the company, industry, and society at large.


This Policy shall apply to all CSR projects/programmes/activities undertaken by the Company in India as per Schedule VII of the Act.

Csr Activity & Implementation

The Company shall undertake the activities as approved by the Board in accordance with the provisions of Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Schedule VII and Companies (CSR Policy) Rules, 2014.

  • Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition,promoting health care including preventive health care and sanitation including contribution to the Swach Bharat Kosh set-up by the Central Government for the promotion of sanitation] and making available safe drinking water
  • Promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects
  • Promoting gender equality, empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans; setting up old age homes, day care centers and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups
  • Ensuring environmental sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agro forestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining quality of soil, air and water including contribution to the Clean Ganga Fund set-up by the Central Government for rejuvenation of river Ganga
  • Protection of national heritage, art and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of art; setting up public libraries; promotion and development of traditional art and handicrafts
  • Measures for the benefit of armed forces veterans, war widows and their dependents
  • Training to promote rural sports, nationally recognized sports, Paralympics sports and Olympic sports
  • Contribution to the prime minister's national relief fund or any other fund set up by the central govt. for socio economic development and relief and welfare of the schedule caste, tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women
  • Contributions or funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the central govt
  • Rural development projects
  • Slum area development. (Term `slum area' shall mean any area declared as such by the Central Government or any State Government or any other competent authority under any law for the time being in force.)

Csr Expenditure

CSR Expenditure shall include all expenditure including contribution to corpus for CSR activities approved by the Board on the recommendation of the CSR Committee but does not include any expenditure on an item not in conformity or not in line with activities which fall within the purview of Schedule VII of the Act.

Csr Reporting

The Board Report of a Company shall include an Annual Report on CSR containing particulars specified in Annexure to the CSR Rules as per the prescribed format.

Treatment Of Surplus

Any surplus arising out of the CSR activities shall not form part of the business profit of the Company and shall be ploughed back into the same project or shall be transferred to the Unspent CSR Account and spent in pursuance of CSR policy and annual action plan of the Company or transfer such surplus amount to a Fund specified in Schedule VII, within such period and with such terms and conditions as may be prescribed under Section 135 of the Act read with relevant rules applicable.


This policy shall be updated from time to time, by the Company in accordance with the amendments, if any, to the Companies Act, 2013, rules made there under or any other applicable enactment for the time being in force.

Reason For Not Implementing Csr Activity

The company shall disclose in its Board report the reason thereof, if it does not opt to adopt the CSR activity as specified in the Act.