Anugraha Trust For The Handicapped
Comprehensive - Mental Disability
Estd: 1993
Used for Beneficiaries: 86%
Address : Mela Kattuvilai, Near Esakkiamman Koil, Manikattipottal, Nagercoil 629501. Tamil Nadu
Email :
Web-site : N. A.
Telephone : +91 4652 287511
Donor Contact : Ms. B. Geetha / +91 9442856753 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201420152016
Income From
Government Sources1,486,850956,9012,101,311
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income000
Total Income (A)1,783,3571,188,3722,223,040
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities388,994445,400492,409
Programme Staff Cost1,870,700478,7501,233,500
Travel Expenses000
Direct Programme Expenses2,259,694924,1501,725,909
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost30,00025,000126,000
Overhead Expenses161,183170,463149,451
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)2,450,8771,119,6132,001,360
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-667,52068,759221,680
Balance Sheet201420152016
Fixed Assets2,088,2312,088,2312,108,294
Current Assets (excl. Cash)31,57831,57811,735
Cash/Bank 29,26318,02229,482
Accumulated Deficits76900
Total Assets2,174,8412,137,8312,149,511
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds067,990289,670
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities2,174,8412,137,8312,149,511
Other Details201420152016
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Number of StaffN.A.N.A.N.A.
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)N.A.N.A.N.A.
Regd. under : The Indian Trust Act, 1882
Auditor : V. Ganapathy
Bankers : Bank of India
Vijaya Bank

Donor tax benefits : 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : No

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. R. Ananthakrishnan, President Mr. Arumugam Pillai, Vice President
Mr. C. Balasubramaniam, General Secretary Mr. A. Perumal Pillai, Secretary
Mr. V. Thiraviam, Treasurer Mr. P. Ramachandran, Director
Mr. S. Gopalan, Director Mr. Prashant Dabholkar, Director
Mr. Amey Pednekar, Director

Source : Audit Report 2016

Financial Note : 1) The deficits in FY13 and FY14 have led to Debt levels of this NGO rising and Accumulated Deficit of Rs769 as of March 2014. 2) Income from Government Sources mainly includes grants received from District Differently Abled Welfare Office (Rs9 lakhs in FY15 and Rs15 lakhs in FY13) and from Treasury Officer under State Govt. Project (Rs13 lakhs in FY14). 3) Significant fall in the Programme Staff Cost in FY15 is because salaries were not paid for the Vazhikattum Thittam Project. The NGO did not receive support for this Government scheme for the differently abled (Rs13 lakhs p.a. for salaries in FY13 and FY14).

NGO Profile :
Anugraha Trust for the Handicapped focuses on providing services to children who are suffering from cerebral palsy, mental retardation, and loco motor disabilities. Anugraha takes care of every aspect of an individuals rehabilitation to help them as much as possible.

Anugraha’s interventions are as follows:

  • Steps followed to select children and train them:  They identify disability at early stage, conduct a complete assessment, and create groups of children according to their needs. Special education is provided through play way method.
  • Self-help skills, communication skills, academic skills, pre-vocational and vocational skills, etc. are provided to the beneficiaries. Anugraha also provides counselling and guidance to parents.
  • Children are given free aids and appliances like hearing aids, glasses, braille books, corrective shoes, callipers, crutches, special chairs, sitting corners, etc. as per their respective needs.
  • Children with various disabilities in targeted areas are identified during visits and assessments. Anugraha also runs Day Care Centres, seven hours a day, for children with severe and multiple disabilities.
  • Special Residential Bridge Course has been formed wherein children falling in the age group of 6-14 years suffering from mild retardation are provided with residential care. Facilities like free food, accommodation, uniforms, clothes, special education, and recreation are provided to the beneficiaries.
  • Anugraha allows their trainers to undergo different trainings to provide better support and care to their children. The workshops they attend included advocacy and lobbying, speech therapy and training on guardianship at the National Trust, New Delhi.
  • Events and festivals are celebrated at the school like Saraswati Pooja, Independence Day, Republic Day, World Disabled Day, etc.
  • The Trust has collaborated with Central and State government i.e. National Trust, CAPART, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Vazhikattum Thittam (Scheme for the differently abled), etc. over the years.