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Access Development Services
Estd: 2006
Used for Beneficiaries: 84%
Address : 28, First Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi 110016. Delhi
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 11 26510915
Donor Contact : Mr. Ram Narayan Ghatak / +91 9810459668 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources13,990,59100
Institutional Sources10,105,92886,947,91978,685,721
Foreign Sources61,955,18700
Other Income1,465,317509,4691,180,363
Total Income (A)149,116,633128,107,357111,618,789
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities46,495,18045,681,34731,433,199
Programme Staff Cost71,192,59254,827,06248,125,209
Travel Expenses9,872,62212,055,28511,871,559
Direct Programme Expenses127,560,394112,563,69491,429,967
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses18,397,73113,754,90113,514,809
Other Expenses/Transfer348,853134,8782,957,669
Total Expenditure (B)147,143,619127,183,680108,793,579
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)1,973,014923,6772,825,210
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets4,934,3653,936,0732,839,262
Current Assets (excl. Cash)34,673,08130,769,08733,927,635
Cash/Bank 15,891,62615,405,68515,595,435
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets187,567,135198,470,167202,022,408
Corpus / Share Capital129,241,994136,390,604144,395,850
General Funds15,749,68616,673,36319,359,306
Earmarked Funds2,811,3452,303,0011,685,125
Current Liabilities39,764,11043,103,19936,582,127
Total Liabilities187,567,135198,470,167202,022,408
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)52,000N.A.N.A.
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)92,018N.A.N.A.
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Actual2,830N.A.N.A.
Number of Staff80N.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 Companies Act, 1956
Auditor : SCM & Associates
Bankers : Axis Bank

Donor tax benefits : No Tax Benefit
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Mr. Sanjeev Asthana, Chairman Mr. Vipin Sharma, CEO
Mr. Vijayalakshmi Das, Member Mr. Deep Joshi, Member
Mr. Ajay Sud, Legal Expert Mr. A. M. Tiwari, Member
Mr. N. K. Maini, Member

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) In FY14 and FY15, the NGO has provided only one amount as Grant Income, but not a detailed breakdown. 2) Sales/Fees mainly include Consultancy income and Conference receipts. 3) Direct Program Activities include cost of Fixed Assets pertaining to programs. 4) Other Expenses/Transfers mainly include Bad debts written off. 5) In FY14, the NGO received Rs1,120 lakhs from CARE (Co-op for Assistance and Relief Everywhere Inc) as Revolving fund to promote microfinance. The fund LIIF (Livelihoods Innovation and Investment Fund) is treated as Corpus and invested in fixed deposits. Income earned thereon is also added to Corpus. 6) Assets purchased out of grants received for specific purpose are expensed in the year of purchase and capitalised under Capital Asset Fund (included in Earmarked Funds).

NGO Profile :
Access Development Services (ACCESS) was set up to help build the capacity of community based institutions that deliver relevant financial and livelihood development services to the poor and unreached households. ACCESS was registered in New Delhi in 2006.

Some of their programs are as follows:

  • Micro-Finance: ACCESS enables Micro-Finance Institutions (MFI) to upscale their operations, enhance their services and meet the growing demand for financial services from the poor. ACCESS helps MFIs in four aspects: a) Operational Organisation that includes legal issues, product development, organization structure, business plan development, monitoring, group management and leadership training; b) Portfolio Management that includes client profiling, Self Help Group (SHG) rating, training & delinquency management; c) Financial Management that includes credit systems & policies, loan appraisal process, financial systems, external linkages of funds and financial planning & projections; d) Field & Practices that includes training & exposure visits.
  • Livelihoods: ACCESS impacts the life of poor in three ways: a) Organising primary producers to negotiate with the markets, provide them with economies of scale and the ability to effectively access resources, capital, services and entitlements. b) Aggregation helps the poor to pool their small surpluses into marketable lots and generate market interest and presents possibilities for local processing. c) Integrating the poor into value chain is critical for long term sustainability. Increasing their knowledge of market dynamics, market trends; information on pricing, suppliers, distributors, competition; new production technologies, awareness of policies and the ability to negotiate with markets. ACCESS on-field livelihood projects are implemented under three broad activities – Sustainable Agricultural Development, Forest-based activities and Handicrafts.
  • Livelihoods Asia Summit 2014: Livelihoods Asia Summit 2014 was held in New Delhi between December 10 and 11, 2014. More than 500 stakeholders from about 10 Asian countries participated in this event. According to the NGO, the Summit was successful in exploring scalable solutions that involved inclusive business models, inclusive value chains, livelihood innovations, skill development, private sector partnerships and other approaches that offered a pathway out of poverty.