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Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled

Sector: Disability
Sub Sector: Comprehensive - Multiple
Tax Deduction: 50% u/s 80G of The Income Tax Act, 1961
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% Spent on Beneficiaries

88%
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Year of Establishment : 1997
Registered Address : No. 11, Villa Suchitha, Ist Cross, 17th A Main, JP Nagar II Phase, Bengaluru 560078, Karnataka
Presence : Karnataka
Website : www.samarthanam.org
Email : support@samarthanam.org
Telephone : +91 80 26582570
Donor Contact : Mr. Kumaraswamy R. / +91 9449864775 / support@samarthanam.org
Registered Under : The Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950
The Societies Registration Act, 1860
Auditor : Radhakrishna Upadhya & Co.
Bankers : ING Vysya Bank
Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee: : Mr. Mahantesh - Founder & Mng. Trustee, Ms. Vasanti Savanur - Trustee, Mr. S. P. Nagesh - Trustee

:Main activities of the Trust are

  • Education: The organization has several Residential schools for students born with special needs in Bangalore with in-house hostel facilities for boys & girls. They support students with a disability to pursue higher education in their choice of institute with financial and academic provision as well.
  • Livelihood: Samarthanam has Livelihood Resource Centres (LRC) which provides skill training to disabled & destitute people of the community. The training, food & accommodation for all trainees is free of cost. Besides this they are also supported with pre and post placement training.
  • Health & Nutrition: With an aim to prevent malnutrition Samarthanam has begun their own Mid-Day meal program which is distributed in many public schools in Karnataka. They supply at least 15,40,000 meals every year to at least 50 government schools.
  • Environment: Parisara and Well-being Out of Waste (WOW) are some of the many environmental projects executed by the NGO. They works towards waste management through recycling, tree plantation drives, building Therapy Gardens on wasteland and conducting public place beautification campaigns. Some projects are supported by corporates and the Government too.
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  • Samarthanam Trust is the recipient of numerous accolades including the Karnataka Governor's Award for Excellence. The Indian cricket team backed by Samarthanam has been winner of two T-20 World Cups for the Blind.
FY 2019 (₹) FY 2020 (₹) FY 2021 (₹)
Income
Government Sources 16,155,966 41,538,568 15,583,414
Foreign Sources 35,485,976 66,761,691 213,837,195
Institutional Sources 173,460,598 183,949,097 196,849,356
General Donations ₹52,740,416 ₹48,206,915 ₹57,512,037
Sales/Fees 919,300 277,278 -
Interest/Dividend 2,042,331 4,022,650 5,919,115
Other Income - 2,137 757,468
Total Income (A) 280,804,588 344,758,336 490,458,585
 
Expenditure
Direct Program Activities 85,655,291 84,073,886 285,655,092
Program Staff Cost 124,943,491 113,108,156 98,593,486
Travel Expenses 10,122,458 11,061,982 6,716,520
Direct Program Expenses 210,598,782 197,182,042 384,248,578
Fund Raising Expenses 2,911,053 4,117,179 4,002,544
General Staff Cost 1,852,884 3,828,638 9,511,204
Overhead Expenses 28,324,971 28,246,768 19,808,862
Depreciation 16,388,055 16,007,131 17,778,285
Other Expenses/Transfers - 45,466,031 -
Total Expenditure (B) 270,198,204 305,909,771 442,065,993
 
Surplus / Deficit (A-B) 10,606,384 38,848,565 48,392,592
Assets
Fixed Assets 196,284,792 222,750,708 279,048,559
Current Assets 17,605,615 37,223,514 30,228,783
Cash And Bank 95,266,226 47,522,063 128,057,808
Total Current Assets 309,156,633 307,496,285 437,335,150
Investments 41,085,000 84,954,286 103,462,636
Accumulated Deficits - - -
Total Assets 350,241,633 392,450,571 540,797,786
 
Liabilities
Trust Corpus 2,397,000 2,417,000 3,162,003
General Funds 144,279,675 183,128,240 231,520,832
Earmarked Funds 171,741,447 61,344,808 61,344,808
Unutilized Grants 3,713,759 119,719,675 194,644,037
Total 322,131,880 366,609,722 490,671,680
Loans 4,686,504 - -
Loans (From Members) - - -
Current Liabilities 23,423,249 25,840,848 50,126,106
Other Liabilities - - -
Total Liabilities 350,241,633 392,450,571 540,797,786
1) Government Sources was higher in FY13 due to grants received for the T20 World Cup for the Blind organised by Samarthanam.
2) Significant increase in the same in FY15 is due to grants from the Tata Trust (Rs71 lakhs) and ANZ Group (Rs25 lakhs).
3) Increase in Foreign Sources in FY15 is mainly due to grants from CISCO Systems (Rs30 lakhs), PACS (Rs29 lakhs) and Wadhwani Foundation (Rs18 lakhs).
4) Direct Programme Activities include overheads like electricity, repairs and rent pertaining to programs.
5) Consultancy service charges included under Programme Staff Cost.
6) General Staff costs are high in FY13 on account of the T20 World Cup for the Blind.
FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
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.) - - -
Services Funds Raised (₹)
Donation 1,000
Online Donation 3,600
Total Funds Raised 4,600
NGO Name Sector Sub Sector Location % Spent on Beneficiaries Income (₹) Expense (₹)
Ashadeep (Assam) Disability Mental Health Assam 93 15,085,229 14,812,193
Samarthanam Trust for the Disabled Disability Comprehensive - Multiple Karnataka 88 490,458,585 442,065,993
Diya Foundation Disability Vocational Training - Mental Disability Karnataka 85 7,085,548 5,854,510
Adarsh Charitable Trust Disability Compr - Mental/Phy Disability Kerala 84 20,344,781 25,880,909
Andhjan Kalyan Trust Disability Comprehensive - Multiple Gujarat 72 2,204,277 2,533,317
Amar Seva Sangam Disability Rehabilitation - Physical Disability Tamil Nadu 63 164,565,526 141,613,520


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