Development Centre for Alternative Policies (DCAP)
SECTOR: Environment
SUB SECTOR: Water Management
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 24 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Mr. Rohit Asthana, Founder, Trustee & Director
Ms. M. S. Vani, Founder, Trustee & CEO
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 80.9% Highest: 99.4% Lowest: 51.1%
Average: Rs3 cr Highest: Rs36 cr Lowest: Rs2 lac
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Development Centre for Alternative Policies (DCAP) is a Public Policy, Research and Development Organisation. Their activities revolve around the thematic areas like Law and Governance, Water Resources Conservation and Development, and Environment Sustainable Agriculture.

Some of their programs in FY14 are as follows:

  • Strengthening Local Government : The program is supported by NRDMS, DST GoI.  Some of the program outputs are 180 Village Maps, 89 Gram Panchayat Maps, 7 Nyaya Panchayat Maps and 1 Block Map. Database on Demography, Infrastructure and Natural Resources integrated with all Village / GP / NP / Block Maps. The data generated by the project was submitted to NRDMS in January 2014 for uploading on National Geo Portal.
  • Water Resources Conservation and Development:  The organisation completed project on Shamshaan Johad rehabilitation and installation of waste water treatment in Dhikoli Village, Baghpat District, Uttar Pradesh in December 2013. The activities done under this program were Construction of Retaining Pond on Drainage, Construction of Filter Chamber, Construction of 250 meter-Reed Bed trench, Renovation of Johad 1, Renovation and deepening of Johad 2. The project was visited by BPCL CSR Manager Ms. Priya Satish in September 2013 and by Project Evaluator on behalf of BPCL in November 2013.
  • Networking and Fund Raising: DCAP prepared project proposals for expanding its activities – SRI scaling up in Baghpat District; follow up of DST project by expansion of training and capacity building of Panchayat Representatives; scaling up water conservation efforts in Baghpat District – and submitted them to various private and government agencies for financial support.
10 lac
26 lac
Source : Audit Report 2014