Literacy India

location: GurgaonHaryana

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Literacy India has clearly set the three E's as its goal on a process of achieving in next decade i.e., Education, Empowerment and Employment.
We started in 1996 with 5 children at a construction site in Palam Vihar Gurgaon, today we have 44 centres in an around Delhi, NCR across few states in India and have reached out to more than 300000 beneficiaries. Literacy India expanded its work on women empowerment by training over 10,000 women
Captain Indraani Singh, Managing Trustee and Founder is also a pilot, senior commander with Air India. She is the first Woman Commander on wide bodied aircraft AIRBUS - 300 in the world, also now moved on to A320 Airbus fleet of aircrafts and has logged more than 15000 hours of flying. She introduced digital learning module Gyantantra Digital Dost to reach more children, out of school, not upto academic level and quality learning outcome. Three E's is has been evolved by LI under her guidance. For giving platform to women's talent from the rural belt , she found INDHA under which all kinds of craft is being sold at many online portals
Full time staff :82
Part time staff:0
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 56
Total Receipts for 2014-2015 is INR 42406644
Total Payments for 2014-2015 is INR 40056864
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No. of slum children helped to hone their talent in various art forms such as painting, pottery, theatre, dance, animation etc. : 10200
No. of beneficiaries who have been provided health care through the community outreach program. : 14790
No. of women who benefitted through the Indha project for poverty alleviation.: 558
No. of children impacted using GyantantraDiigtalDost developed scalable learning solution using technology: 12520
No. of children being educated in our Non-formal school Vidyapeeth: 755
No. of children (not attending regular school) helped to get into mainstream education system.: 2790
No. of students receiving mainstream English Medium education. : 390
No. of children and youth provided with livelihood options through vocational training.: 10560
Rewards & Recognition
In 2015, Literacy India was awarded the Civil Society Hall of Fame by the Civil Society Magazine Outstanding Contribution to Education and Development
In 2015, Literacy India was awarded the International School Award by the British Council Outstanding development of the international dimension in the curriculum
In 2015, Capt. Indraani Singh, Literacy India was awarded the StreeUdyamitaSamman 2015 by the Gandhi SmiritiDarshanSamiti& FTFI Social Development
In 2014, Literacy India was awarded the 2014 Limca books people of the year award by the Limca Book Empowering women
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)1,203,9512,088,8601,728,387
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia053,096117,055
Other donations from Indian individuals1,768,3179,670,5752,980,809
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia000
Other donations from foreign individuals489,9621,112,626788,505
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)24,090,2444,088,10811,771,367
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)13,851,8267,736,63811,285,408
Sale of assets000
Total Receipts42,406,64428,710,21629,516,417
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)000
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries7,000,4721,562,9971,382,276
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2014-20152013-20142012-2013
Salaries and benefits14,823,03513,601,48712,715,830
Staff training02,219,9672,081,058
Staff travel1,091,7321,360,8211,358,788
Consultant's fees0242,654285,951
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)4,237,0482,040,5791,569,150
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)1,038,3591,428,332943,389
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)2,496,906438,2221,015,463
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Payments(revenue) Programme Related
Non-programme related2014-20152013-20142012-2013
Salaries and benefits480,00000
Staff training000
Staff travel19,45500
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)9,215353,123143,342
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)0407,642483,996
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )329,11900
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)000
Other non-programme expenses486,31810,000151,203
Total Payments40,056,86427,625,40925,953,764
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Payments(revenue) Non Programme Related
 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Trust [No.23614]
2 PAN Number:AAATL0376J
3 12-A [No.612/96/97]
4 80G [No.DIT(E)/2012-13/2044]
5 FCRA [No.2316600156]
6 35AC [No.]
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 Gupta and Thomas, CA
 122A, Somdutt Chamber-I, BhikajiCama Place, New Delhi-110066
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,000000
 5,000 – 10,000448
 10,000 – 25,000242852
 25,000 – 50,00010414
 50,000 – 1,00,000000
 Greater than 1,00,000000
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Total annual payments consultants (in INR)Number of consultants
 less than 5,0000
 5,000 – 10,0000
 10,000 – 25,0004
 25,000 – 50,0001
 50,000 – 1,00,0001
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 711325
2 Lowest Paid: INR 82583
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 0
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel0
2 Domestic travel0
3 Local conveyance0
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 0
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Capt. Indraani Singh
 Female , Founder & Managing Trustee , INR 0.00, Un-related
2 AM Denzil Keelor
 Male, Chairman, INR 0.00, Un-related
3 Anil Kalia
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00, Un-related
4 Rajpal Singh Duggal
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00, Un-related
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Board Members Background
1 Capt. Indraani Singh Is currently working as a Pilot with the INDIAN AIRLINES, commanding the Airbus-380. She has the distinction of being Asia's first Woman Commander. She dedicates her time enthusiastically with these children hoping that they will one day chart their own course.
2 AM Denzil Keelor Chairman - He retired from the INDIAN AIR FORCE and has dedicated his life to various social causes. He has been in the past the President of YMCA.
3 Anil Kalia  A hotelier by profession and known in the hotel industry as a very hard working and honest man. Being in the service industry he was able to take care of the Project of Vocational skill training of the Youth
4 Rajpal Singh Duggal  He is known in his circle as a financial wizard. His expertise has helped Literacy India in budgeting and structuring the various projects. He has an experienced background specially working with DCM Group, Raunaq Group and Apollo Tyres Ltd. He has vast experience in social work and has also closely worked with missionaries of charity
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Board Resolution
SubjectsBoard Meeting/Annual General Body Meeting DateNo. of members presentStrength of the board at the time of this meeting
Budget for the year 2015-201614/03/201534
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2015-201614/03/201534
Annual Report for the year 2014-201515/08/201534
Financial Audit Report for the year 2014-201515/08/201534
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External Reviews
1CAF India
2CAF India
Review available on Request
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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You can communicate with Literacy India at
Capt. Indraani Singh
J-1365 Palam Vihar-
Gurgaon - 122017,India

Or you can reach Literacy India here
Phone : 91 124 3266826, 91 9810049692
Fax : 91 11 28061719
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