CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR) POLICY
Aptus Value Housing Finance India Ltd is a Housing Finance Company, Registered and Certified by National Housing Bank, (a subsidiary of RBI). Aptus has been formed to primarily address the housing finance needs of self employed, informal segment of customers, belonging to middle income, primarily from semi urban and rural markets. The company has 42 branches in Southern India. Aptus in Latin means ‘appropriate’, suitable’. We make an effort to understand the fact that every customer is unique and so is their work environment. We feel it is absolutely necessary not to treat them as homogenous group of borrowers but appreciate the individual customers and offer housing finance solutions that are appropriate and suitable in scale and ambition to them.
Aptus is a growing company and is committed towards social welfare of the common people as it caters the housing needs of self employed, informal segment of customers, belonging to middle income, primarily from semi urban and rural markets. The Company shall seek to positively impact the lives of the disadvantaged by supporting and engaging in activities that aim to improve their wellbeing.
The company shall undertake following CSR activities as listed in Schedule VII and Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Rules framed thereunder.
The Company will undertake its CSR activities either directly or through a Registered Trust or through a Registered Society or establish another company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 or even to collaborate with other entities. The implementation Schedule for CSR activities will be dependent on the availability of eligible projects.
The Company shall endeavour to spend, in every financial year at least 2% of the average net profits of the Company made during the 3 immediately preceding financial years for CSR Policy.
For this purpose, "average net profit" shall be calculated in accordance with provisions of Section 198 of the Companies Act, 2013, after deducting there from the dividends that may be received from companies in India which are covered under and complying with the provisions of Sec 135 of the Companies Act 2013.
The Company will give preference to the local area(s) in and around our offices in India.
The Company may use the CSR capacities of their own personnel in executing the CSR activities and also effectively monitoring the same but such CSR expenditure shall not exceed 5% of total CSR expenditure of the company in one financial year.
The CSR Committee will oversee the implementation and monitoring of all CSR projects/ programmes/Activities and periodic reports shall be provided for review to the Board.