Caritas India
Comprehensive Empowerment Estd: 1962
Used for Beneficiaries: 97%
Address : CBCI Centre, 1 Ashok Place, Goledakkhana, New Delhi 110001. Delhi
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 11 23363390
Donor Contact : Mr. Allan Robin / +919711443084 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources159,293,673174,476,730170,697,679
Foreign Sources667,518,913682,099,016916,909,629
Other Income1,537,8427,770,9442,489,407
Total Income (A)883,095,138906,918,3951,147,148,194
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities802,375,973831,109,8791,058,242,507
Programme Staff Cost24,268,08425,290,67927,760,260
Travel Expenses4,228,6774,415,2674,803,435
Direct Programme Expenses830,872,734860,815,8251,090,806,202
Fund Raising Expenses271,124269,378819,066
General Staff Cost13,791,96118,757,69621,249,176
Overhead Expenses12,304,59914,155,27514,800,276
Other Expenses/Transfer015,034,66712,032
Total Expenditure (B)859,548,437911,233,0721,130,098,208
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)23,546,701-4,314,67717,049,986
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets135,114,047154,942,104156,001,446
Current Assets (excl. Cash)93,265,292112,677,546104,211,503
Cash/Bank 38,395,746130,173,22321,210,008
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets805,496,1271,003,310,654885,713,787
Corpus / Share Capital125,442,566125,442,566125,442,566
General Funds151,027,002202,344,635219,394,621
Earmarked Funds528,666,442675,161,162540,162,092
Current Liabilities360,117362,291714,508
Total Liabilities805,496,1271,003,310,654885,713,787
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)151,930183,048220,000
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)455,790549,146661,000
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 5,6424,9665,126
Number of Staff678092
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)950,0001,040,0001,150,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)120,000130,000140,000
Regd. under : The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : ASG & Associates
Bankers :
Standard Chartered Bank The South Indian Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank Catholic Syrian Bank, G.K.
Catholic Syrian Bank, C.P. Federal Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Lumen Monteiro, Chairman
Mr. Frederick D'Souza, Executive Director
Mr. Paul Moonjely, Asst. Executive Director
Mr. Jolly Puthenpura, Admin Manager

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) Funds used during each year have been taken in Income/Expenses based on ICAI guidelines. 2) In FY15, 80% of income is from Foreign Sources. 3) The NGO has provided overall amounts spent on various projects, but not a detailed breakdown. 4) Promotional Programme Expense has been taken in Fund Raising Expenses. 5) Loss on sale of Mutual Fund (Rs1.5 cr) in FY14 taken in Other Expenses.

NGO Profile :
Caritas India was established in 1962 and is headquartered in New Delhi. It is the official development arm of the Catholic Church in India and works with 250 NGO partners to reach out to millions of poor and marginalized communities without any discrimination of caste, religion, or ethnicity. It focuses on emergency aid, community development, reconstruction, and natural resource management. Caritas India is a member of Caritas Internationalis, a confederation of more than 160 member organizations working in nearly 200 countries.

Its major programs are:

  • Human and Institutional Development Services (HIDS): Caritas India builds the capacities of partner organizations to effectively implement and respond to emerging demands by providing quality services. They conduct a Development Dynamic Course (DCC) every year for the professional orientation and capacity building of NGO personnel on various dimensions of the development sector. In FY15, two such courses were conducted, wherein 69 participants from India and other South Asian countries participated.
  • Natural Resource Management & Livelihood: Caritas India is committed to support marginalized rural communities in managing their natural resources. In FY15, Caritas India worked with 88,437 families across the country on natural resources management, building resilience to climate change, improving food security, and earning their livelihood in a dignified manner.
  • Urban Poverty: Caritas India is working with 5,000 rag picker families of Kolkata and Delhi for efficiently managing issue based interventions for getting access to basic entitlements like Public Distribution System and other government programs. The program focuses on drinking water, sanitation, and health services through community based organizations. Through this program they have helped widows apply for pension, and students apply for minority scholarships.
  • Community Health: Caritas India partners with the government and civil society organizations with the aim of bridging gaps in healthcare services. The Link Worker Scheme (LWS) in Gujarat reaches out to 64,700 families in 12 districts. The LWS program established and sustained the rural community's access to various public health services pertaining to prevention and treatment of HIV, TB, and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) and creating an enabling environment for PLHIVs and their families. 

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