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Bombay Community Public Trust, The (BCPT)

Sector: Development
Sub Sector: NGO Support Services
Tax Deduction: 50% u/s 80G of The Income Tax Act, 1961
FCRA:

UN Sustainable Development Goal:
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% Spent on Beneficiaries

94%
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Year of Establishment : 1992
Registered Address : Ramon House, 5th Floor, HT Parekh Marg, 169, Backbay Reclamation, Churchgate , Mumbai 400020, Maharashtra
Presence :
Website : https://www.bcpt.org.in
Email : bcptmumbai@gmail.com
Telephone : +91 22 22845928 / +91 22 61766194
Donor Contact : Ms. Harsha Parekh / +91 9821312555 / bcptmumbai@gmail.com
Registered Under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
Auditor : G. K. Choksi & Co.
Bankers : Deutsche Bank, HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, Syndicate Bank
Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee: : Dr. B. R. Barwale - Chairperson, Mr. R. B. Barwale - Trustee, Mr. N. H. Dadrawala - Trustee, Dr. J. J. Irani - Trustee, Ms. Rupal Kanakia - Trustee, Mr. K. G. Krishnamurthy - Trustee, Mr. Hamid Moochhala - Trustee, Ms. Subur Munjee - Trustee, Mr. S. M. Palia - Trustee, Ms. Bakul Patel - Trustee, Mr. M. R. Saraf - Trustee, Ms. Harsha Parekh - Executive Trustee

BCPT’s key objective is to build capacities and enable existing NGOs to perform better. Acting as a catalyst and as a managerial resource, BCPT has assisted 342 projects run by 142 NGOs in the past 15 years. The Trust has focused on enabling rather than implementing, resulting in empowerment of community groups, citizens, NGOs and other bodies. Projects run by BCPT are broadly categorised under the areas of:

Education:

BCPT supports different initiatives, ranging from balwadis to non-formal education and community libraries. The Trust is involved with over 10 balwadis and municipal schools promoting education for underprivileged and street children. Other initiatives include:

  • Training of teaching volunteers and municipal teachers
  • Computer Centre
  • School on Wheels
  • Awards and Scholarships

Senior Citizens’ Support Programmes:

Currently BCPT supports needs of old age people through:

  • Addressing needs after identifying old age people in specific districts.
  • Day care centres have been inititated by BCPT since 2000. It supported 13 such centres during FY14.
  • Offer subsidised or free medical check-ups.

Health and Nutrition:

The Trust’s work includes community health initiatives and a mobile hospital for street children. Environment and Waste Management Programmes are to create awareness about the need for hygiene, sanitation and conservation of resources conducted regularly.

FY 2014 (₹) FY 2015 (₹) FY 2016 (₹)
Income
Government Sources - - -
Foreign Sources 485,950 2,861,100 16,812,709
Institutional Sources 11,123,054 13,922,019 14,941,240
General Donations 2,706,676 1,416,671 945,056
Sales/Fees - - -
Interest/Dividend 4,398,224 4,502,997 4,876,613
Other Income 23,000 10,000 127,840
Total Income (A) 18,736,904 22,712,787 37,703,457
 
Expenditure
Direct Program Activities 16,097,653 18,263,858 25,853,250
Program Staff Cost - - -
Travel Expenses - - -
Direct Program Expenses 16,097,653 18,263,858 25,853,250
Fund Raising Expenses - - -
General Staff Cost - - -
Overhead Expenses 1,689,297 1,316,020 1,137,190
Depreciation 8,858 37,125 48,160
Other Expenses/Transfers - 885,558 586,889
Total Expenditure (B) 17,795,808 20,502,562 27,625,489
 
Surplus / Deficit (A-B) 941,096 2,210,225 10,077,968
Assets
Fixed Assets 21,240 98,138 49,978
Current Assets 403,698 406,443 424,684
Cash And Bank 1,833,990 3,424,783 8,534,617
Total Current Assets 2,258,928 3,929,364 9,009,279
Investments 64,513,212 65,505,502 98,858,555
Accumulated Deficits - - -
Total Assets 66,772,139 69,434,865 107,867,834
 
Liabilities
Trust Corpus 47,296,128 47,867,452 76,344,307
General Funds 11,425,087 12,049,048 10,418,427
Earmarked Funds 8,050,924 9,518,365 21,105,100
Unutilized Grants - - -
Total 66,772,139 69,434,865 107,867,834
Loans - - -
Loans (From Members) - - -
Current Liabilities - - -
Other Liabilities - - -
Total Liabilities 66,772,139 69,434,865 107,867,834
1) Significant increase in the Foreign Sources in FY16 is due to grants from H. T. Parekh Foundation (Rs108 lakhs) and grants received for the E-Learning Project aggregating Rs55 lakhs.
2) The NGO has provided overall amounts spent on various projects, but not a detailed breakdown.
3) Other Expenses/Transfers include Loss on sale of investments.
FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Beneficiary Details
Direct Beneficiaries (nos.) - - -
Indirect Beneficiaries (nos.) - - -
Average Cost per Direct Beneficiary (₹) - - -
Staff Details
No. of Staff - - -
Number of Consultants - - -
Number Of Volunteers - - -
Total - - -
Highest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) - - -
Lowest Paid Full-Time Staff (₹ p.a.) - - -
NGO Name Sector Sub Sector Location % Spent on Beneficiaries Income (₹) Expense (₹)
Apnalaya Development Community Development Maharashtra 100 120,651,654 111,278,029
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Apnalaya Development Community Development Maharashtra 100 120,651,654 111,278,029
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Parivartan Samajik Sanstha Development Camps/Activities Maharashtra 97 361,512 360,122
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Bombay Community Public Trust, The (BCPT) Development NGO Support Services Maharashtra 94 37,703,457 27,625,489
Mashal Social Welfare Society Development Services for the Poor Delhi 50 1,995,689 2,039,814
ASSIST Development Comprehensive Andhra Pradesh 11 5,212,287 1,787,134


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