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Estd: 1985
Used for Beneficiaries: 98%
Address : ASSIST, G.T. Road, Chilakaluripet, Guntur 522616. Andhra Pradesh
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 8647 253971; 8647 253934
Donor Contact : Mr. Jashti Ranga Rao / N.A /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources4,470,5211,442,8752,021,826
Institutional Sources798,6263,670,1969,185,571
Foreign Sources46,275,56268,357,62776,560,812
Other Income154,37627,0000
Total Income (A)57,572,34584,337,23694,660,691
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities56,309,60482,812,25597,818,000
Programme Staff Cost000
Travel Expenses000
Direct Programme Expenses56,309,60482,812,25597,818,000
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses941,313797,836901,570
Other Expenses/Transfer3,026,111015,718
Total Expenditure (B)61,444,93084,816,27199,916,801
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-3,872,585-479,035-5,256,110
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets17,173,20116,003,45215,669,955
Current Assets (excl. Cash)6,225,3186,721,2315,140,596
Cash/Bank 6,151,7009,970,2627,027,457
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets36,665,65741,326,60737,040,934
Corpus / Share Capital177,000177,000177,000
General Funds30,870,58830,427,98325,184,919
Earmarked Funds3,919,0129,898,63511,467,897
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities36,665,66041,326,61137,040,939
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)281,706285,330301,615
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 214293327
Number of Staff131137138
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)480,000480,000480,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)42,00042,00050,880
Regd. under : The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Jawahar & Associates.
Bankers : Andhra Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Dr. Ravi Vadlamani, President Fr. Antony Santiago, Vice President
Fr. N. Bala Showraiah, Executive Secretary Mr. N. V. Subbaiah Chowdary, Joint Secretary
Ms. Tella Naga Harshitha, Treasurer Ms. G. Sarojini, Member
Mr. K. Anji Babu, Member Mr. T. Venkata Rayalu, Member
Ms. Ginjupalli Suseela , Member

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) Grants utilised during the year have been included in Income (Foreign and Institutional Sources) and Expenses (Direct Programme Activities) based on ICAI guidelines. As a result, the income/expenses shown are higher than that reported by the NGO. 2) Sales/Fees include sale of agricultural produce. 3) Other Income in FY13 mainly includes miscellaneous income and profit on sale of assets. 4) The NGO has provided overall amounts spent on various programmes, but not a detailed breakdown. 5) Other Expenses/Transfers in FY15 include Loss on Sale of Assets. 6) Current Assets include Grants Receivable - Rs30 lakhs in FY15.

NGO Profile :
ASSIST works for the development of poor and marginalised communities in Andhra Pradesh. It is an initiative of a group of individuals who worked in the field of rural development for three decades and wanted to express a commitment to the poor, but with a difference. Their vision is to see the most underprivileged members of society being able to fight with strength, courage, and confidence to respond to their own political, economic, and social needs.

Their programmes include:

  • Child Development: ASSIST places serious attention on strengthening children’s support systems in a comprehensive manner, and working with the neediest communities to combat problems particularly, but not exclusively, related to child labour, at every stage of child development. They aim to ensure that children from the target communities falling in the age group of 6-14 years go to school. A variety of interventions are executed such as organising Child Care Centres where the Government has not established pre-schools, enrolling children in Government Anganwadi centres, mainstreaming children in Government schools and hostels from ASSIST-run Transitional Education Centres (residential and non-residential), and rehabilitating children from work/homes and admitting them in schools.
  • Sensitisation: ASSIST concentrates on a variety of sensitisation activities to create a feeling of courage and confidence among the target population by highlighting that their development is in their own hands. The need for sensitisation was felt after noticing that their target beneficiaries have become dependent on welfare measures extended by Government authorities from time to time. In FY15, 185 camps were conducted on topics like Consequences on Child Labour & Importance of Education, Child Rights, Right to Education Act, Women Empowerment, etc.
  • Housing & Sanitation: ASSIST promotes ownership for housing by encouraging target communities to seek out maximum Government support for funding, to lead planning, and contribute by way of local funds and labour. ASSIST promotes the construction and use of sanitation facilities at the household, school, and community levels. In FY15, 63 incomplete houses, and 100 new houses have been completed, along with household toilets.
  • People’s Organisations: ASSIST intends to promote development processes with people’s active participation in project villages. 

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