Staff Reporter

SALEM: The State Government has invited nominations from companies for the Corporate Social Responsibility Award for 2009-2010.

The award is presented to industrial, service and business organisations in private/public/joint sector that are actively involved in various social and economic upliftment activities within the State of Tamil Nadu as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility. The social welfare activities carried out in the rural areas will primarily be taken into account.

A total of five companies will be selected for the award and a sum of Rs.5 lakh will be given. The last date for submitting nominations is December 31. Application forms can be downloaded from