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Govt plans to finalise CSR policy soon: Mannan By Staff Correspondent | Last Updated: 3rd August, 2017, 00:00

Business leaders and sector experts at a seminar on Wednesday called for a comprehensive and integrated Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy as activities of responsible business directly impacts…

Govt plans to finalise CSR policy soon: Mannan

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    State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan speaks at a seminar on ‘Propagating…

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