Despite the concept becoming popular in the 1950's in the western countries, Indian industrialists and businesses has always been associated with charitable and philanthropic activities. The emergence of MNCs post-1991 reforms enabled a platform wherein corporate social responsibility (CSR) gained more importance in the boardrooms. However, the scenario changed altogether after the Companies Act, 2013 mandated certain section of the companies falling under the CSR ambit to contribute 2% of their profits towards social welfare initiatives.
The DK Jain group has been engaged in CSR activities for several decades. The CSR philosophy of the organization is focused towards health initiatives, promoting girl child education and environment conservation. With major focus on Health and Education, the group has initiated several welfare activities across India and plans to continue to do in the coming years.