Institute for Social, Cultural, Economic Research and Development (ISCERD)
SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Camps/Activities
UN Sustainable Development Goal:
Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 12 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Karnataka
Issues Addressed:
Poverty eradication; environmental sustainability; healthcare awareness; etc.
Supported by:
Key Trustees:
Ms. Jayalakshmi, Trustee
Mr. Venkatachalaiah, Trustee
Mr. B. S. Sairahanumaiah, Founder
Mr. Siddaiah, Treasurer
Mr. G. Muddalingaiah, Trustee
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.6% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 9.5%
Average: Rs86 lac Highest: Rs9 cr Lowest: Rs45,032
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Culture, Health, Education, Environment and Community Development
  • Since inception ISCERD has introduced initiatives focusing on cultural awareness, healthcare awareness, community development and environmental stability.
  • ISCERD Initiatives for 2018: 1) Horticultural Programs relative to areas where there is an absence of rain. 2) Capacity building exercises were conducted for SHGs in order to maintain and upgrade qualitative and quantitative capacity of women. 3) To help job seekers find suitable employment opportunities ISCERD arranged Vocational Training workshops based on their qualifications and interest. 4) Encouraging organic farming and biodiversity conservation. 5) ISCERD organized HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns, provided proper medication and necessary preventive measures for patients affected from HIV/AIDS. 6) An Old Age Home and an Orphanage was built in 2018 to provide shelter and basic necessities to senior citizens and children respectively. 7) Public Sensitization Workshops conducted on Female Foeticide. 8) Cultural activities carried out to encourage Indian forms of music, drama and dance, importance of yoga, etc.
  • ISCERD also worked on several Agricultural Programs with around 250 farmers to enable sustainable practices and stimulate rainwater harvesting. Besides this, they held diabetes awareness campaigns and suggested preventive measures that can be taken to avoid it.
10 lac
11 lac
Source : Audit Report 2018