Telecommunications Consultants India Limited

1. A brief outline of Company’s CSR policy, including overview of projects or programs to be undertaken and a reference to the web-link to the CSR policy and projects or programs

TCIL is committed to conduct business in a socially, economically and environmentally responsible and sustainable manner, which enables the creation and distribution of wealth for the betterment of all its stakeholders, internal as well as external, through the implementation and integration of ethical systems and sustainable management practices. For this TCIL had laid a balanced emphasis on all aspects of corporate social responsibility and sustainability with regard to its internal operations, activities and processes, as well as undertake initiatives and projects to facilitate capacity building, empowerment of communities, inclusive socio-economic growth, environment protection, promotion of green and energy efficient technologies, development of backward regions, and upliftment of the marginalized and under-privileged sections of the society.

The term Sustainability has been used in conjunction with CSR in the title of DPE Guidelines because CSR activities which are envisaged in the Act and in the CSR rules can be supplemented with sustainability initiatives as both aim at achieving sustainable development goals. The CSR Committee so constituted formulated Policy on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR Policy) and the Board of Directors of the Company (‘Board’) has approved the same as per recommendation of CSR Committee. Web link:

Corporate Social Responsibility activities for 2016-17:

Project 1: Tele-education Network for delivering education in under developed regions

TCIL has already set up centralized Data center for CSR Tele-education project. CSR funds have been used for setting up central servers with 8 Mbps (now upgraded to 20 Mbps) dedicated internet connection & Tele-education software for the Tele-Education setup. In 2016-17, 10 schools were finalized to deliver Tele-education through this network as per the following locations:
• Shravasti district, Uttar Pradesh
• Basti district, Uttar Pradesh
• Purnia district, Bihar

List of Schools for providing Basic Computer Awareness program on TCIL Tele-education network under CSR 2016-17:
1 बनवारी देवी अशोक कुमार स्मारक महाविद्यालय, घोघवा कल, विकास खंड सिरसिया जनपद श्रावस्ती, उत्तर प्रदेश
2 पंडित अशोक मिश्रा स्मारक महाविद्यालय, अशोक नगर, खुटहना, विकास खंड पयागपुर जनपद बहराइच, उत्तर प्रदेश
3 सुभाष चंद्र बोस इंटर कॉलेज, इकौना, विकास खंड इकौना जनपद श्रावस्ती, उत्तर प्रदेश
4 सुंदर दास रामलाल इंटर कॉलेज, विकास खंड बलरामपुर सदर जनपद बलरामपुर, उत्तर प्रदेश
5 डॉक्टर श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी उच्च माध्यमिक विद्यालय जिगिना बस्ती, उत्तर प्रदेश
6 गजाधर सिंह आनंद सिंह अकैडमी, हरेया बस्ती, उत्तर प्रदेश
7 किसान इंटर कॉलेज, मरहा कटया बस्ती, उत्तर प्रदेश
8 कलानन्द उच्च विद्यालय गड्बेनाली कसवा, पुरनिया, बिहार
9 सुमरित उच्च विद्यालय बनमंखी पुरनिया, बिहार
10 गुलबचन्द उच्च विद्यालय रानी पत्रा रूपोली पुरनिया, बिहार

The following Tele-education equipments are provided in each school:
• Laptop
• Projector
• Camera
• Microphone
• Speakers
• Tele-education software

Tele-education equipments has been successfully installed and commissioned in 10 schools which are in operations for Tele-education lectures. Teaching partner (Orion Education Society) for conducting Computer awareness program in 10 schools has been assigned through tendering process. The lecture delivery on TCIL Tele-education network is being done on daily basis.

CSR funds allocated: 22.7 lakhs (Twenty Two lakhs & seventy thousand only)
Implementing Agency: Telecommunications Consultants India Limited.
Impact: 10 schools in remote locations of Basti & Shrawasti, UP and Purnia, Bihar are connected to TCIL CSR Tele-education network. Hundreds of children in these schools are taking lectures on Computer awareness program and getting exposure of modern technology. Appreciation letters have been received from the schools regarding usefulness of the program and awareness of the students.

Project 2: Skill development through Telecom Sector Skill Council

As per the MOU signed between DOT and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship to develop and implement National Action Plan for Skill Development in Telecom Sector and achieving objective of fulfilling skill needs of the sector and at the same time providing quality opportunities / entrepreneurship, An agreement is signed between TCIL & Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC) for Skill development training in Telecom.

CSR funds allocated: 25.2 lakhs (Twenty Five lakhs & twenty thousand only)
Impact: A total of 317 Students were trained under TCIL Skill development initiative in the field of Call Centre Executive operations.

Location: Madhya Pradesh
Job Role: Customer care executive (call center) Telecom
Implementing Agency: Telecom Sector Skill Council (Registered Society)

Project 3: Contribution to Swachh Bharat Kosh

An amount of Rs 25.2 lakhs (Twenty Five lakhs & twenty thousand only) has been contributed towards Swachh Bharat Kosh which is covered under item-I (improving sanitation) of Schedule VII of the Companies Act.

2. The Composition of the CSR committee

The Chairperson and Members of the Committee are as follows:
1. Sh. Shashi Ranjan Kumar Director (Govt. nominee) Chairman
2. Prof. Rekha Jain Independent Director Member
3. Sh. Rajesh Kapoor Director (Technical) Member
4. Sh. Rajiv Gupta Director (Projects) Member

3. Average net profit of the company for last three financial years

Average net profit for last three financial years is negative (excluding profit of foreign projects/dividend received, as per CSR rules). However as per DPE guidelines on CSR, 2% of PAT of the preceding year is taken as the budget for CSR activities for FY 2015-16.
PAT for FY 2015-16: Rs 36.519 crores
Budget for CSR: Rs 73.1 lakhs

4. Prescribed CSR Expenditure Rs 73.1 lakhs

5. Details of CSR spent for the financial year :

(a) Total amount spent for the financial year: Rs 64.93 lakhs
(b) Amount unspent: 8.17 lakhs
(c) Manner in which the amount spent for the financial year is detailed here:

6. In case the company has failed to spend the two percent, of the average net profit of the last three financial years or any part thereof, the company shall provide the reasons for not spending the amount in its Board Report. Click here to view

7. A responsibility statement of the CSR committee that the implementation and monitoring of CSR policy, is in compliance with CSR objectives and Policy of the Company.
Implementation of CSR activities is in compliance with Companies Act, 2013 & DPE guidelines and to meet the CSR objectives and policy of the Company.

Corporate Social Responsibility activities for 2017-18. Click here to view

Corporate Social Responsibility activities for 2015-16. Click here to view

Corporate Social Responsibility activities for 2014-15. Click here to view Policy and Details

Corporate Social Responsibility activities for 2013-14. Click here to view

Corporate Social Responsibility activities for 2012-13. Click here to view