Pulwama: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer today launched a CSR Portal – Taawun with an aim to create a common platform between district NGOs, Voluntary organisations, Community based organisations and district administration.
On the occasion, DC hailed the efforts put by various NGOs, Voluntary organisations and volunteers in fortifying the efforts of government in the fight against COVID-19 infection.
He said their active participation and selflessness has generated a spirit of volunteerism among the people besides working in unison in the time of crisis and emergency.
He added that the Corporate Social Responsibility portal has also been launched to disseminate CSR related data and information filled by the CSR partners with it.
It is worthwhile to mention that the portal has been designed as per the CSR policy of the government and has features like CSR Committee Composition, Model Estimates, Non binding MoU format, Multimedia Scroll Gallery , Query box, list of activities by NGOs and important links.
The district CSR committee has been given the mandate to explore various sources of donations and contributions besides identifying critical gaps.
The committee shall also suggest measures for adequate monitoring and evaluation of CSR in addition to formulate ‘Need gap documents’ and its updation.
Later on a felicitation ceremony was also conducted in which certificates of appreciation were distributed among the representatives of various NGOs, Community based Organisations and volunteers like Chinar Foundation ,J&K Yateem Trust , Ehsaas Trust Foundation , Hayaat welfare , Noble Hands and Art of Living Kashmir etc who have been at forefront in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
Earlier SBI branch, Pulwama donated protective equipment worth one lakh and handed over the same to district administration.
Among others, the event was attended by the representatives of various NGOs, voluntary organisations and volunteers besides senior officers from the administration.