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Rajesh Tiwari

Rajesh Tiwari is founder of Indian Centre for Corporate Social Responsibility (ICCSR). Earlier, he founded Tikona Digital Networks Pvt. Ltd. in 2008 and served as its Joint Managing Director. He was Group Director at Reliance Communications, where he made significant contributions to its telecom tand Optical Fibre infrastructure development. He was also Group President of Reliance Industries and has served across array of functions. Earlier in his career, Rajesh Tiwari was part of the elite government service for 14 years where he was part of the founding team of MTNL.He also worked as Private Secretary to Minister of Information and Broadcasting (Government of India).He was Executive Director of Bharat Aluminium. He started his career with Hindustan Lever Limited. He also served as Executive Vice President of Afro-Asian Satellite Communications. He is an alumni of St. Xavier's College in Kolkata, an MBA from University of Hull, England and a Doctorate in Social Administration from USA.
Our publications
image CSR Today November 2013 issue
CSR Today November 2013 issue featuring Carlos Ghosn, CEO, NISSAN Motors View more

image India's first magazine on CSR Jan 2013
India's first magazine on CSR Jan 2013 View more

Admission's Open 3rd intake: MS program in CSR & Ethical Management in association with UAS Vienna - Full time applicants (1 year)
This full time program is best suited for applicants from across the globe, who wish to pursue MS program full time. View more

Admission's Open 3rd intake: MS in CSR & Ethical Management - For Working Professionals (1 year)
The Working Professionals format includes classes on 10 working days at the beginning of first 3 semester at the ICCSR India campus, followed by 15 days (4th semester in UAS Vienna) study to complete the remaining 2 modules, submission of thesis and examinations at the UAS Campus at Vienna. View more

image Sahara group to invest Rs 32,400cr; offer 56k new jobs
Sahara group, whose legal battle with Sebi continues in Supreme Court over refund of over Rs 20,000 crore to investors, has made a surprise announcement of plans being afoot to hire over 56,000 new employees this year along with investments to the tune of nearly Rs 32,400 crore. View more

MARKS & SPENCER cooperates with CSR Company International
Mr. Martin Neureiter, President of the CSR Company International has kick-started a round table session for CEOs and directors of participating suppliers to introduce them to the ISO 26000 business case. Mr. Neureiter was chairman and head of the international working group – Task Group Implementation – of ISO for creating the ISO 26000 standard. He was in this position up to the official launch of the standard in 2010 and is now part of the ISO Post-Publication Group View more

Government plans to form new company to manage CSR funds of PSUs
The Union government is looking at a proposal to float a company to manage corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds of all central public sector enterprises, to ensure efficient implementation of this social initiative and to free companies from additional responsibility. View more

image Sahara India Pariwar flags-off 1000 village adoption project
Sahara India Pariwar, a major business conglomerate of India, today flagged off VEDAS, its 1000 village full adoption programme. VEDAS project was flagged by ‘Saharasri’ Subrata Roy Sahara, Managing Worker and Chairman, Sahara India Pariwar today, along with launching of project in 172 villages at districts Kannauj in Uttar Pradesh and district Araria in Bihar. Under VEDAS, Sahara is fully adopting 1000 villages for holistic and sustainable overall development. The project aims to cover 4.5 lakh rural households, touching the lives of 25 lakh people of 7 States. View more

Coal India to recruit 120 officers for CSR initiatives
Coal India, the world's biggest coal miner, has decided to raise a new cadre of officers who will oversee the company'scorporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
Top executives at the state-run miner told ET that its board had at its last meeting cleared the proposal to recruit about 120 officers in the CSR cadre this year. This is the first time that such a large team is being organised for CSR activities in any private or public sector company in India. View more