Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
Objective and Scope
The main objective of the CSR Policy is to lay down guidelines for Maybright Ventures Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Company’) on making a positive contribution to society through effective impact and sustainable development programs.
This Policy covers the proposed CSR activities to be undertaken by the Company and ensuring that they are in line with Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 as amended from time to time. It covers the CSR activities which are being carried out in India only and includes strategy that defines plans for future CSR activities.
Scope & Coverage
The CSR activities of the Company shall include, but not be limited to any or all the sectors/activities as may be prescribed by Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 amended from time to time. Further, the Company will review the sectors/activities from time to time and make additions/ deletions/ clarifications to the above sectors/activities.
The Companies Act, 2013 prescribes that the companies which meet the criteria specified U/s. Sec. 135 shall allocate certain portion of its annual net profits (calculated as per Sec. 198) during the three immediately preceding financial years to be spent on CSR Activities that fall under the categories specified under Schedule VII of the Act.
Net profit for the purpose of allocation towards CSR means profit more fully described under Rule 2(f) of the CSR Rules. The CSR expenditure shall include all expenditure including contribution to corpus or on projects or programs relating to CSR activities approved by the Board of Directors on the recommendation of its CSR Committee but does not include any expenditure on an item not in conformity or not in line with activities stated under Schedule VII of the Act.
Expenditure on CSR capabilities
Customer complaints constitute an important voice of customer, and this policy details complaint handling through a structured grievance redressal f
The Company may build CSR capabilities of their own personnel as well as of their Implementing Agencies and such expenditure shall not exceed 5% of the total CSR spend of the Company as stated in the Rules from time to time. Determination of whether a particular expenses fall within this 5% cap can be decided in consultation of the Finance Department of the Company based on the clarification available from time to time in this regard.
ramework. Complaint redressal is supported by a review mechanism, to minimize the recurrence of similar issues in future. The customer can raise their concerns pertaining to the mPokket Mobile Application (hereinafter referred as “Platform”) or to the lender who provides loan to the customer through the Platform in the following matters:
Failure to spend the CSR Money
If the Company fails to spend the required amount in a particular financial year, it is the duty of the Committee to submit a report in writing to the Board of Directors specifying the reasons for not spending the amount, which in turn shall be reported by the Board of Directors in their Annual Report pertaining to that particular Financial Year.
Surplus, if any, arising out of the CSR projects or programs or activities shall not form part of the business profit of the Company.
Pursuant to Schedule VII of the Act and the CSR Rules, the Company shall undertake CSR activities included in its Annual CSR Plan, as recommended by the CSR Committee at the beginning of each year. The Committee is authorized to approve any modification to the existing Annual CSR Plan or to propose any new program during the financial year under review.
Annual CSR Plan
The Annual CSR Plan is a yearly plan of CSR activities that would be placed before the Board of Directors of the Company based on recommendation of its CSR Committee which outlines inter alia the following aspects of CSR initiatives of the Company:
- Project Proposals
- Targeted Beneficiaries and their key needs
- Alignment with Schedule VII
- Project Goals and milestones
- Activities and Timelines including expected closure dates
- CSR Budget with projections
- Monitoring mechanism
- Progress reporting and frequency of reports
- Risks and mitigation strategies
- Any other information as may be required by the CSR Committee
It is expressly allowed under the CSR Rules that the Company may collaborate with any other Company or association formed in this regard subject to approval by CSR Committee, to implement CSR activities and the same shall form a part of the Annual CSR Plan.
Disqualifying Activities for CSR
The CSR Rules disqualifies the CSR projects and programs that are implemented by the Company for benefit of the employees of the Company and their families.
The CSR activities implemented outside India also fall outside the purview of the Rules and hence CSR expenditure on such activities will not be considered for inclusion in the CSR Report.
Any amount directly or indirectly contributed towards any political party under Section 182 of the Act shall not be considered as CSR Spend.
Activities that are undertaken by the Company in pursuance of its normal course of business will not be considered as CSR activities.
The CSR Committee will prepare reports that are required to be placed before the Board. The format of the Report shall be the format prescribed under the CSR Rules of the Companies Act, 2013
Reporting and publication of CSR policy
As per the CSR Rules, the contents of the CSR Policy shall be included in the Directors’ Report and the same shall be displayed on the Company’s website, if any.