INTRODUCTION

As an integral part of our commitment to Good Corporate Citizenship, we believe in actively assisting in improvement of the quality of life of people in communities, giving preference to local areas around our business operations. Company's CSR efforts shall focus on basic Infrastructure facilities like roads for nearby villagers and giving preference to needy and deserving communities.
We, at SS Supply Chain Solutions Private Limited believe that creation of large societal capital is as important as wealth creation for our shareholders. As a responsible human organization, we are committed towards the above objective and are keen on developing a sustainable business model to ensure and activate our future growth drivers. In line with the regulatory expectations, we are putting in place a formal policy as a guide towards our social commitment going forward. The Board of Directors of SS Supply Chain Solutions Private Limited has adopted the following policy with regard to Corporate Social Responsibility. The Board may review and amend this policy from time to time subject to the recommendations of Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.

POLICY OBJECTIVES
The objective of the CSR Policy (“Policy”) is to lay down the guiding principles in undertaking various Programs and projects by or on behalf of the company relating to Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) within the meaning of Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 read with Schedule VII of the Act and the CSR Policy Rules 2014. (“Rules”) as amended from time to time.

CSR COMMITTEE
CSR Committee shall be formed as per the applicable provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 or any other laws for the time being in force and the committee shall be responsible for the implementation/monitoring and review of this policy and various projects/activities undertaken under the policy. CSR committee shall consist of the following directors:
I. Mrs. Sarita Das, Director (Chairman of the Committee)
II. Mr. Lalit Das, Director (Member of the Committee) CSR Policy- SS Supply Chain Solutions Private Limited
III. Mr. Sanjay Banerjee, Director (Member of the Committee)

ROLE OF THE COMMITTEE INCLUDE
i. Drafting of the CSR policy and recommend the same to the Board for approval.
ii. Review and recommend any new CSR initiatives to be taken up by the company including the selection/appointment of implementation agencies.
iii. Review the progress of CSR projects already undertaken by the company and the utilization of budgets for each such projects.
iv. Review and recommend the CSR report to be included in the board’s report.
v. Review and recommend any amendments to be made in the CSR policy of the Company.
vi. To carry such other functions as may be delegated to it by the board relating to CSR activities of the company.

CSR ACTIVITIES
In line with Schedule VII of the Act and the CSR Rules as amended from time to time, the Company shall undertake CSR activities as recommended by the CSR Committee. The scope of the CSR activities of the Company will cover the following areas but not limited to the same and may extend to other specific projects/ programs as permitte under the law from time to time.
• Promotion of education, including special education and employment enhancing vocation skills especially among children, women, elderly and the differently abled and livelihood enhancement projects
• Protection of national heritage, art and culture including restoration of buildings and sites of historical importance and works of Art, setting up public libraries, promotion and
development of traditional arts and handicrafts
• Ensuring environmental sustainability, ecological balance, protection of flora and fauna, animal welfare, agroforestry, conservation of natural resources and maintaining quality
of soil, air and water
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• Eradicating hunger, poverty and malnutrition, promoting preventive health care and sanitation and making available safe drinking water;
• Promoting gender equality , empowering women, setting up homes and hostels for women and orphans, setting up old age homes, day care centers and such other facilities for senior citizens and measures for reducing inequalities faced by socially and economically backward groups
• Measures for the benefit of armed forces veterans, war widows and their dependents
• Training to promote rural sports, nationally recognized sports, Paralympic sports and Olympic sports
• Contribution to the Prime Minister National Relief Fund or any other fund set up by the Central Government for socio-economic development and relief and welfare of the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, other backward classes, minorities and women;
• Contributions or funds provided to technology incubators located within academic institutions which are approved by the Central Government.
• Rural Development Projects.
• Such other matters as may be prescribed.

CSR SPEND/ SOURCES OF FUNDING
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 on CSR activities or any other amount as provide under the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 or any other laws for the time being in force.

SURPLUS OF CSR PROJECTS
The CSR Policy of the company shall specify that the surplus arising out of the CSR projects or programs or activities shall not form part of the business profit of a company.

EXCLUSION FROM CSR
The following activity shall not form part of the CSR activities of the Company:-
• The activities undertaken in pursuance of normal course of business of a company.
• CSR projects/programs or activities that benefit only the employees of the Company and their families.
• Any contribution directly/indirectly to political party or any funds directed towards political parties or political causes.
• Any CSR projects/programs or activities undertaken outside India. CSR Policy- SS Supply Chain Solutions Private Limited

APPLICABILITY
The CSR policy of the company will be applicable from the date of approval of the policy in the Board meeting i.e. 11th August, 2020

CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFYING CSR PROJECTS:
While identifying the projects all efforts must be made to the extent possible to define the following:
i. Project objectives.
ii. Baseline survey – It would give the basis on which the outcome of the Activity/
Program/ Project would be measured.
iii. Implementation schedules- Timelines for milestones of the
Activity/Program/Project will need to be prescribed.
iv. Responsibilities and authorities.
v. Major results expected and measurable outcome.

CRITERIA FOR IDENTIFYING NON-GOVERNMENTAL
ORGANIZATIONS (NGOS):

While identifying Activity/Program/Project we will also identify the external agency (NGO) who would execute the said Project. In case of Project execution by them the following minimum criteria need to be ensured:
- The NGO / Agency has a permanent office in India;
- The NGO is a registered society under Societies’ Registration Act / Public Trust Act/ not for- profit company under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 (erstwhile Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956);
- Possesses a valid Income-tax Exemption Certificate; The Company may also collaborate with other companies to undertake CSR Projects or Programs, provided the CSR Committees of the respective companies are in a position to report separately on such projects or programs.

CSR Budget
The CSR Committee will recommend the project wise annual budget to the board for its consideration and approval. CSR Policy- SS Supply Chain Solutions Private Limited

MONITORING & REPORTING
The CSR Committee will be responsible for the monitoring CSR activities and report to the Board from time to time. At the end of each financial year, the CSR committee shall prepare a report of the CSR program i relating to the financial year and submit to the board for its inclusion in the Board’s report in the format specified in the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014, as may be amended from time to time, as part of its annual report. DISPLAY OF CSR ACTIVITIES ON THE WEBSITE The Board of Directors of the Company shall, after taking into account the recommendations of CSR Committee, approve the CSR Policy for the Company and disclose contents of such policy in its report and the same shall be displayed at the website of the Company.

AMENDMENT OF POLICY & REVIEW
Any or all the provisions of the CSR policy are subject to review/ revision / amendment in accordance with the guidelines on the subject issued by the government from time to time or as decided by the committee or board of directors of the Company. In case of any conflict between the contents of the policy and the legal provisions, the policy shall be deemed to have been modified to be in line with the legal provisions.