Development Centre for Alternative Policies (DCAP)
Water Management
Estd: 1996
Used for Beneficiaries: 89%
Address : 5, Babar Road, New Delhi 110001. Delhi
Email :;
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 11 23353774; 9868127328
Donor Contact : Mr. Rohit Asthana / +91 9868215574, +91 9968734356 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201220132014
Income From
Government Sources3,421,8003,921,7501,018,000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income000
Total Income (A)3,437,5823,947,8361,036,278
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities132,047863,8531,226,285
Programme Staff Cost1,348,2672,166,273757,152
Travel Expenses456,740360,860324,297
Direct Programme Expenses1,937,0543,390,9862,307,734
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses288,392279,310160,343
Other Expenses/Transfer149,883148,97034,800
Total Expenditure (B)2,610,7523,962,4052,582,424
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)826,830-14,569-1,546,146
Balance Sheet201220132014
Fixed Assets487,621363,138283,590
Current Assets (excl. Cash)000
Cash/Bank 1,338,1061,470,49323,894
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets1,825,7271,833,631307,484
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds1,731,7851,717,217171,070
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities93,942116,414136,414
Total Liabilities1,825,7271,833,631307,484
Other Details201220132014
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)200450N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)80350N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 11,8778,487N.A.
Number of Staff109N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)168,000168,000N.A.
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)42,00042,000N.A.
Regd. under : The Indian Trust Act, 1882
Auditor : Charnalia Bhatia & Gandhi
Bankers : Central Bank of India
Vijaya Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Rohit Asthana, Founder, Trustee & Director
Ms. M. S. Vani, Founder, Trustee & CEO

Source : Audit Report 2014

Financial Note : 1) Donation in all the years are from Government Sources.

NGO Profile :
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.