Plant & Animals Welfare Society (PAWS)
Animal Welfare
All Animals
Estd: 2001
Used for Beneficiaries: 85%
Address : A-18, Savitri Sadan, Nehru Grnd, Dombivli (East), Mumbai 421201. Maharashtra
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 9820161114, +91 9920777536
Donor Contact : Mr. Nilesh Bhanage /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201420152016
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income000
Total Income (A)2,211,8912,197,0002,699,383
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities522,178876,155736,584
Programme Staff Cost802,8121,007,1691,040,880
Travel Expenses61,31680,903256,632
Direct Programme Expenses1,386,3061,964,2272,034,096
Fund Raising Expenses369,21900
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses267,738251,119229,152
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)2,089,2532,271,5852,387,037
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)122,638-74,585312,346
Balance Sheet201420152016
Fixed Assets392,524336,285687,157
Current Assets (excl. Cash)3,00012,00033,500
Cash/Bank 188,133160,788100,762
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets583,657509,073821,419
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds583,657509,073821,419
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities583,657509,073821,419
Other Details201420152016
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)1,843N.A.3,328
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 1,098N.A.680
Number of Staff10N.A.N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)300,000N.A.N.A.
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)78,000N.A.N.A.
Regd. under : The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Deshmukh & Company
Bankers : ICICI Bank.

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Ms. Renuka Rai, President Ms. Anuradha Ramaswami, Secretary
Ms. Poornima Balan, Treasurer Nilesh Bhanage, CEO & Executive Director
Ms. Goodicia Vaidya, Trustee Ms. Neeta Parwatey, Trustee
Ms. Anjali Ekbote, Trustee

Source : Audit Report 2016

Financial Note : 1) The NGO has provided only one amount as Donations received, but not a detailed breakdown. 2) Ambulance Running Expenses and Repairs & Maintenance expenses have been included in Direct Program Activities.

NGO Profile :
Plant & Animals Welfare Society (PAWS) was founded with a vision to help animal's in distress. 3 ambulances, a trained staff of 10 people and more than 100 volunteers contribute to PAWS in different ways. The Rescue Center located in Murbad, Thane treats small animals and allows them to recover. Till date, PAWS has rescued 25,319 animals.

Key activities include -

Rescue Center:A The Rescue Center has many facilities to help malnourished and injured animals and nurse them back to health with regularly served food, a vet, 24-hour care-takers and ambulances. The ambulance services respond to public calls to assist sick and injured stray animals.

Sterilizations and Vaccinations: PAWS catches stray dogs and cats from different cities in Thane district and sterilizes them at Murbad Rescue Center. PAW'S also vaccinates all sterilized animals against rabies. In FY16 1,825 strays were vaccinated against rabies.  PAWS is a representative of the ‘Animal Birth Control’ committee at the Municipal Corporation. All types of injured stray animals are treated, first aid camps arranged and lectures are held to teach first aid to students.

Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation: Rescue and Rehabilitation is one of the main activities of PAWS. Many species that are traded illegally have been rescued. Spiny-tailed lizards, Snakes, Mongoose, Monkeys, Tortoises and a variety of birds are rescued and rehabilitated. They also respond to cattle in distress. PAWS conducts camps in slums and villages for vaccination of Bullocks, Donkeys and Horses that are employed for labour.

Adoptions & Re-homing: Innumerable homeless and abandoned animals have been re-homed through the adoption scheme. Adoption is done only after rigorous interviews and a thorough verification. It is free of cost and a basic adoption kit is also provided.

Awareness Workshops and Seminars: PAWS uses various media platform to have interactive sessions to create awareness about Animal Welfare through educational programs, corporate and volunteer trainings and assisting management students in conducting projects on NGO's. They reached out to 1,078 people in FY16. PAWS members and Animal Welfare Officers investigate cruelty cases and rescue exploited animals and file police complaints to protect them.