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ADOPT is an Indian NGO (non government organization) which is a non-political and independent humanitarian organisation working for the upliftment of villages and the under-privileged .

ADOPT was started in May 2000 by Mr. Kedar Nath Banerjee. The objective was to bring opportunities and facilities to villages. The work started in the village Chharba, District Dehradun and has spread in its surrounding villages in the state of Uttarakhand. The project-site is about 260 km from New Delhi.

Over the years ADOPT has grown and has an experienced and committed board of trustees which includes like-minded renowned people. These trustees are professionally qualified in various fields.

ADOPT observes high standards of accountability, credibility and transparency in all its projects and commitments. ADOPT also provides opportunity for everyone to participate in its initiatives for the upliftment of the underprivileged.

ADOPT is a duly registeredas charitable trust with the Government of India and the Income Tax department and also has all the necessary permissions required to work in various fields and accept donations from local as well as sources abroad.  

We are proud to say that we have blanket permission from the Home Ministry, Government of India to receive foreign donations under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976. We have received this registration for a wide area of activity – “Cultural Educational – Social”. This demands total transparency and credibility from us about our activities.

We are also registered with the Income Tax Department, Government of India, so that all donations to us are exempt from income tax. Our registration no is DIT / (Exemptions) 2002-2003 /A-1274/917. 

ADOPT has been additionally granted 100% tax exemption by the Government of India, under section 35AC of Income Tax Act, 1961, vide Notification no. S.O./822 (E) dated 26.10.06 for 1000 nos.Toilets and 100 nos. Heart Operations on donations upto Rs. 20,755,000.

Regd. Office: 606 Ansal Bhawan, 16 Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi – 110 011, India; Ph: + 91 11 23313771/23326754

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