CSR Policy

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Corporate Social Responsibility is strongly connected with the principles of Sustainability. The Company is committed to operate and grow its business in a socially responsible way with a vision to be an environmental friendly corporate citizen.

It is the core corporate responsibility of Swarna Tollway Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Company’) to practice its corporate values through its commitment to grow in a socially and environmentally responsible way, while meeting the interests of its stakeholders.

The Company recognizes that its business activities have wide impact on the societies in which it operates, and therefore an effective practice is required giving due consideration to the interests of its stakeholders including shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, business partners, local communities and other organizations.

The Company is responsible to continuously enhance shareholders wealth; it is also committed to its other stakeholders to conduct its business in an accountable manner that creates a sustained positive impact on society and hence, the company endeavors to make CSR a key business process for sustainable development.

Guiding Principles:

The Company is vigilant in its enforcement towards corporate principles and is committed towards sustainable development and inclusive growth. The Company constantly strives to ensure strong corporate culture which emphasizes on integrating CSR values with business objective. It also pursues initiatives related to quality management, environment preservation and social awareness. To improve the quality of life for all our communities through integrated and sustainable development in every possible way.

To implement the above guiding principles, a CSR Committee (hereinafter referred to as “Committee” ) will be consider the proposal of the Management from time to time and make suitable recommendations to the Board for implementation.

The key objectives, administration, roles, duties and responsibilities of the Committee shall be as enumerated in the Committee charter, as adopted by the Board, from time to time.

To attain its CSR objectives in a professional manner and integrated manner, the Company shall undertake any one or a combination of one or more programmes:

Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition and promote preventive health care and sanitation and making available safe drinking water.

  • Promoting education, including special education and employment enhancing vocational 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, agroforestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining quality of soil, air and water;
  • 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 arts and handicrafts;
  • Measures for the benefit of armed forces veterans, war widows and their dependents; training to promote rural sports, nationally recognized sports, ParalympicSports and Olympic sports;
  • Contribution to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund or any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women;
  • Contributions or funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government
  • Rural Development projects;
  • Slum area development;
  • Promotion of Road Safety viz. Promotions of education, educating the masses and promotion of Road Safety awareness in all facets of road usage;
  • Granting of scholarships to promote education and
  • Such other activities as may be notified by the Central Government, from time to time.


This CSR Policy will be implemented from the succeeding year of a Financial Year in which the Company shows the net profits as per its audited annual financial statements. Based on the net profits, if any, every year, the CSR Committee will identify the CSR activities including the thrust areas, annual budget, planned expenditure and implementation schedule etc.

The Company’s CSR Programmes may be implemented through any of the following entities/modes:

1. Company through its Personnel directly or

2. Through external implementing agencies in the form of various eligible Trusts, Foundations, Societies or Section 8 companies established or as may be established, from time to time; or

3. Such other modes as prescribed by the Committee, in lines with the CSR provisions.

The Company will specify the CSR Programmes which may be undertaken by the aforesaid entities in accordance with their respective objects and administrative processes laid down in their statutory documents.

The Committee shall give preference to its local areas and areas around where it operates for spending the amount earmarked for its CSR activities. The Committee will determine the time period/duration over which a particular programme will be spread, depending on its nature, extent of coverage and the intended impact of the programme. The Company’s CSR programmes will be identified and implemented in accordance with this CSR policy (‘the Policy’).

The Company will monitor and evaluate every programme to ensure it has:

  • A. Clearly defined objectives, targets and time lines.
  • B. A robust progress monitoring system.
  • C. A reporting framework and system in alignment with the Act and Rules.

The Company will identify eligible entities, proposed to conduct CSR activities, in accordance with the Act, as may be amended from time to time.The Committee, prior to undertaking any CSR activity, will define, to the extent possible, the following:

  • Programme objectives.
  • Responsibilities and authorities.
  • Implementation schedules – Timelines for milestones of the programme will have to be prescribed.
  • Major results expected and measurable outcome.

Monitoring and Governance:

  • 1. The Committee will place for the Board's approval, a CSR Plan outlining the CSR Programmes to be carried out by the Company and the specified budgets thereof. The Board will consider and approve the CSR Plan with/without any modifications as they may deem necessary.
  • 2. The Committee shall be responsible for implementing the Policy and ensuring that the CSR expenditure is within the approved budget and the timelines.
  • 3. The administration of the Policy and the execution of identified CSR projects, programmes and activities undertaken, shall be carried out under the superintendence and guidance of the Committee.
  • 4. It shall be the responsibility of the Committee to review such reports and keep the Board apprised of the status of implementation of the same.
  • 5. At the end of every financial year, the Committee will submit its report to the Board.

CSR Expenditure:

CSR expenditure will include all expenditure (direct and indirect), incurred by the Company on CSR Programmes undertaken in accordance with the approved Policy.

The surplus, if any, arising out of the CSR Programmes/activities shall not form part of the business profits of the Company.

Amendment / modification:

Any amendment/modification to the CSR policy may be carried out by the CSR Committee with the approval of the Board.