Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)


Socially responsible business practice is an integral part of an organization’s effort at ensuring good Corporate Governance. Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is therefore a tool through which an organization reflects and pledges its commitment to support and participate in community building efforts.


The Government of India has videvSection 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 (the Act) and the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014 (the Rules) has brought out CSR guidelines to be adhered to by certain class of Companies.


As an organization, Revantha Services Private Limited (RVL) is covered by these rules. In this regard, RVL since inception, has been in the vanguard of society welfare and development through numerous initiatives undertaken on a regular basis.


Considering the new statutory requirement RVL has framed a CSR policy that is reflective of its long held beliefs and commitment towards community development. The CSR Policy of RVL contains principles that will guide future CSR projects / programmes/ activities, such as prescribing the budgetary limits, the scope of CSR activities, the geography within which the activities are to be carried out, the procedure for sanction of funds, procedure for obtaining Board approval, monitoring mechanism for projects, programmes and activities etc.


  1. CSR Committee means a Committee of Board of Directors, consisting of minimum three Directors at least one of whom shall be an independent Director, if any, duly constituted by the Board of Directors of the Company. The CSR Committee shall be headed by a Chairman / Chairperson.
  1. Net Profit means profit calculated as per section 198 of the Companies Act, 2013 and shown in the Audited Annual Financial Statements of the Company but does not include profit earned through overseas operations, either by a separate Company or otherwise, and Dividend received from other Companies in India.
  1. CSR Expenditure means any amount spent by the Company within the territory of India, in any Financial Year for the projects / programmes / activities covered under items listed in Schedule VII of the Act.


Scope of CSR policy is to lay down the guiding principles to enable the CSR Committee and the Board of Directors to determine the amount of money to be earmarked for the CSR Expenditure in any Financial Year, the projects / programmes / activities for which the amount has to be spent and allocation of funds among various heads of CSR expenditure the geographical areas where the CSR activities are to be undertaken, priority for certain CSR activities over other CSR activities, timing of the expenditure, periodicity of reporting and to undertake any other activity required for due compliance of the provisions of the Act and the Rules.

CSR Activities to be covered

CSR activity to be undertaken shall be one or more of the projects / programmes /activities specified under the Schedule VII of the Act. The CSR Committee may recommend to the Company the nature of the CSR activity to be undertaken for each Financial Year. The CSR Committee is at liberty to identify the projects / programmes /activities based on the needs of society. The Department Heads/ Unit Heads of the Company may submit to the Chairman / Chairperson of the CSR Committee the nature of CSR activities to be pursued from time to time based on the requirements of the area in which the factories / establishments of the Company are situated.

Permitted CSR Activities

The Company shall undertake any of the activities as permitted under the Companies Act, 2013, Rules made thereunder and its Schedule including amendments made thereto.

Geographical Area

RVL may undertake CSR activities anywhere in India; however, preference shall be accorded for the geographical locations (district, city / town or village) where the Company’s operations are located.

Amount to be spent

During every Financial Year, the CSR Committee shall arrange to spend for the specified CSR activities, an amount which is not less than 2% of the average net profits of the immediately preceding three Financial Years. However in any Financial Year, for any reasons, the Company is unable to spend an amount as stated above, shall provide suitable explanation stating the reasons therefor to the Board of Directors and the Board shall include the same in the Directors’ Report of the Company.

CSR Expenditure Budget

A CSR expenditure budget (budget) for every Financial Year shall be prepared by the organization and submitted to the CSR Committee for recommendation. The budget shall provide details as to the proposed activity-wise expenditure and the time of expenditure spread over the Financial Year or beyond the Financial year in case of ongoing projects. The CSR Committee after deliberations may recommend with or without modification to the Board of Directors for approval. Then the Company shall allocate funds as per the Board’s approval.

Method of CSR Expenditure

The Company may undertake the CSR activities directly by itself or by contributing to external agencies / Implementing Agencies, like established Charitable Trusts of long standing reputation or partly by it and partly through such Trusts registered with MCA for this purpose, as may be recommended by the CSR Committee and approved by the Board.

Monitoring CSR Activities

The CSR Committee shall meet at reasonable intervals and review the progress on the CSR activities. The Committee shall take steps to check whether the activities are progressing as per guidelines of the CSR policy and the Act/Rules and shall initiate corrective actions wherever necessary.

CSR Reporting

The Company may submit to the CSR Committee the details of projects / programmes / activities undertaken periodically at reasonable intervals. The CSR Committee shall forward a report on CSR projects / programmes / activities of the Company to the Board of Directors once in a year. The Board shall provide a report in the prescribed format on CSR activities of the Company in its Report to Shareholders every year and File necessary e-Form with Ministry of Corporate Affairs every year. The Company will post on its website the contents of the CSR Policy and the report of the Board of Directors of the Company on the CSR activities in the prescribed format.

Policy Operation and Review

The CSR Policywhen approved by the Board is final and will come into operation with immediate effect. However, the Board may on the recommendation of the CSR Committee may review and modify / change the policy in accordance with the changes, amendments and modifications in the Act / Rules.


In case of any amendment, clarification, circular, notification etc. issued by a competent authority, which is not consistent with the provisions laid down under this Policy, the provisions of such amendment, clarification, circular, notification, etc. shall prevail and this policy shall stand amended accordingly, without any further action, on and from the date on which such amendment, clarification, circular, notification comes into effect.