Action for Rural Development Society (ARDS)
Estd: 1997
Used for Beneficiaries: 92%
Address : H.No. 9-147 Gandhi Nagar, Nalgonda 508213. Andhra Pradesh
Email :
Web-site : N. A.
Telephone : +91 +91 9440155869
Donor Contact : Mr. Khaja Khairath Ali / +91 9440155869 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201320142015
Income From
Government Sources1,366,0003,097,0002,642,580
Institutional Sources136,000204,0001,000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income000
Total Income (A)1,995,4483,855,5193,232,532
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities613,942447,189155,930
Programme Staff Cost2,024,2002,281,6503,264,030
Travel Expenses32,00099,78272,000
Direct Programme Expenses2,670,1422,828,6213,491,960
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses156,250197,521292,294
Other Expenses/Transfer000
Total Expenditure (B)2,834,2913,029,6673,785,991
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-838,843825,852-553,459
Balance Sheet201320142015
Fixed Assets11,0407,5175,779
Current Assets (excl. Cash)015,57715,577
Cash/Bank 215,9761,403,926709,205
Accumulated Deficits000
Total Assets2,227,0162,427,0201,530,561
Corpus / Share Capital000
General Funds798,1661,624,0201,070,561
Earmarked Funds000
Current Liabilities000
Total Liabilities2,227,0162,427,0201,530,561
Other Details201320142015
Direct Beneficiaries (Nos)1,1951,226805
Indirect Beneficiaries (Nos)272366250
Cost Per Direct Beneficiary (Rs) - Avg. 2,3652,4684,701
Number of Staff212124
Highest Salary (Rs p.a.)180,000180,000216,000
Lowest Salary (Rs p.a.)18,00018,00018,000
Regd. under : Societies Registration Act, 1997
Auditor : Chalapathi Reddy & Co.
Bankers :
State Bank of India Bank of India
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank

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

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Details awaited

Source : Audit Report 2015

Financial Note : 1) In 2014, TDS Receivable is included in Current Assets. 2) Fixed Deposits are taken in Investments.

NGO Profile :
Action for Rural Development Society (ARDS) works for the poor. They focus on the welfare of women and youth in remote areas.

Some of their activities for 2014-15 were:

  • Watershed Development Fund: ARDS adopted 26 villages to develop agriculture, livelihoods, horticulture, irrigation, and sewage systems. 
  • Tailoring and Embroidery: 110 people were trained in tailoring and embroidery as livelihood development skill.
  •  Computer Training Centre: ARDS set up a center for providing free computer training to poor youth. The society has trained 385 members during the year who now work at various public and private sector organizations as data entry operators and computer technicians.
  • Beautician Training Program: 62 members were trained in cosmetology to help ensure a means of livelihood.
  • AIDS Awareness and Pulse Polio Immunization Camps: Camps were organized to increase awareness about AIDS and for immunizing around 90 children from polio.
  • World Water Day Program: A rally was organized with school children to create awareness about the importance of water & to educate them on ways to save water.
  • Women’s Day Program: To celebrate Women’s Day, the organization conducted quiz competition, cooking competition, and games for women.

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