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Mental Health
Estd: 1971
Used for Beneficiaries: 99%
Address : P.O. Dakshin Gobindapur, Kolkata 700145. West Bengal
Email :
Web-site :
Telephone : +91 33 24378484; 33 24370593; 33 24370439
Donor Contact : Mr. Thomas John / +91 9836133250 /
Financial Score
Rs, Y/E March 31
Income & Expenditure Statement201120122013
Income From
Government Sources000
Institutional Sources000
Foreign Sources000
Other Income852,40030,90646,808
Total Income (A)26,885,09831,288,22238,439,438
Expenses For
Direct Programme Activities13,040,91518,435,31320,443,750
Programme Staff Cost15,921,33417,240,20723,175,718
Travel Expenses141,22700
Direct Programme Expenses29,103,47635,675,52043,619,468
Fund Raising Expenses000
General Staff Cost000
Overhead Expenses1,759,780146,104417,541
Other Expenses/Transfer31,97200
Total Expenditure (B)30,895,22835,821,62444,037,009
Surplus / (Deficit) (A-B)-4,010,130-4,533,402-5,597,571
Balance Sheet201120122013
Fixed Assets54,343,55658,171,67665,131,253
Current Assets (excl. Cash)2,016,9952,054,3661,886,261
Cash/Bank 145,6311,582,334539,544
Accumulated Deficits6,008,93510,563,48316,109,690
Total Assets74,906,25084,931,035105,125,481
Corpus / Share Capital3,149,0003,799,0003,799,000
General Funds000
Earmarked Funds66,142,86777,999,32789,351,576
Current Liabilities3,251,6372,823,0256,713,421
Total Liabilities74,906,25084,931,035105,125,481
Other Details201120122013
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 W.B. Societies Registration Act, 1961
Auditor : P.K. Sen & Associates
Bankers :
Axis Bank State Bank of Travancore
Federal Bank Allahabad Bank

Donor tax benefits : 35AC 100%, 80G 50%
Eligible for foreign donations : Yes

Trustees/Directors/Managing Committee:
Antara has not disclosed the names of their trustees. Please contact Mr. Thomas John ( for details.

Source : Audit Report 2013

Financial Note : 1) Schedules/ notes to accounts for FY12-13 are awaited frm the NGO. We have, therefore, classified the financials on the basis of breakup available for FY10-11 2) Other expenses include TDS not receivable w/off and penal interest on late deposit of TDS 3) Fixed assets schedule was not available in FY12-13 4) Overdraft secured by lien on fixed deposits

NGO Profile :
Antara Hospital is a 200 bed approved psychiatric facility in West Bengal. It is the largest non-profit mental health facility in India. They had over 40,000 out-patient visits and over 1,600 in-patient admissions this year.

Some of their 2012-13 activities were as follows:

  • Child Guidance Clinic: This clinic is for children below the age of 16 years suffering from childhood mental health problems. The clinic is open Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. They also work with adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as chemical dependency and general medical needs.
  • Local Health Improvement Scheme: This programme covers patients below the poverty line in villages around Antaragram. There are currently 651 patients covered under this scheme. They receive medical consultation and medicines at Rs10 per visit.
  • Counselling: Clients requiring psychological counselling on an outpatient basis attend this clinic for individual and family counselling, as well as IQ tests, relaxation therapy, and cognitive behaviour therapy.
  • Dispensary: The dispensary at Antaragram OPD distributes psychiatric drugs as well as general medical drugs at a much lower rate.
  • Satellite Clinics: Located in Kolkata at the Mar Thomas Church, Nabojibon Centre, St. Gabriel’s Boys’ Hostel, and the Antara White Cross Bari.

Rehabilitation Programmes: They have two homes in Antaragram accommodating 17 female and 18 male residents. They also have a home with a kitchen and garden for mentally challenged people going through treatment, which currently houses 15 patients. Their residential and non-residential homes have libraries and vocational training programmes in the area of technology and crafts.