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Paripurnata Half-Way Home

location: KolkataWest Bengal

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Sponsor monthly care of a mentally ill woman at our Home
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
Help a mentally ill woman reintegrate into society by supporting her monthly health care
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
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The Paripurnata is a body of persons concerned with and committed to the promotion of wholeness of human growth particularly in the rehabilitation of those non criminal women who have mental health problems and are confined in West Bengal jails and a
Paripurnata, a non profit organization, was established in 1991 by the leading lights of the civil society on Kolkata, comprising retired judges, doctors, academics and social activists. It is the first Halfway Home in Eastern India, which renders psycho-social rehabilitation fro mentally ill women, who have long been confined as Non Criminal Lunatics (NCLs) in jails or mental hospitals, without any hope of being reintegrated with their families and communities.
Mr. Sailen Kr. Ray, a retired Chief Manager of SBI, joined Paripurnata in 2006 as a Life Member. He was earlier actively involved with the W.B. State Youth Centre as a volunteer. He worked as the Vice President of Paripurnata from 2010 to 2015. Mr. Ray was elected as the President in 2016
Full time staff :14
Part time staff:9
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 6
Total Receipts for 2015-2016 is INR 4479968
Total Payments for 2015-2016 is INR 4155260
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
Number of mentally ill women successfully treated: 25
Number of mentally ill women under the rehabilitation programme: 10
Number of community persons, who availed of the facility: 90
Number of visits by the ex-residents, who availed of this facility: 231
Number of Residents rehabilitated with their families: 228
Rewards & Recognition
In 2016, Paripurnata was awarded the Certificate of Accreditation for Desirable Norms by the Credibility Alliance Good Goverenance
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)406,219396,935470,786
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia938,392221,298276,213
Other donations from Indian individuals1,997,3671,910,7251,682,544
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia7,36426,13648,221
Other donations from foreign individuals24,965023,480
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)608,02629,0006,000
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)491,8451,490,340795,508
Sale of assets000
Total Receipts4,479,9684,191,8593,357,299
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)185,62361,0740
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries67,9863,59614,056
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits1,521,5671,239,0251,220,202
Staff training1,9931,26225,786
Staff travel56,46056,90152,146
Consultant's fees000
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)129,979141,693130,128
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)730,233742,537546,787
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)383,035393,554413,984
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Non-programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits000
Staff training000
Staff travel000
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)000
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)36,82432,26715,748
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )23,70018,00018,000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)000
Other non-programme expenses21,2322,8002,069
Total Payments4,155,2602,922,3492,650,328
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Society [No.S/68279/ W B Society Act 1961]
2 PAN Number:AACAP6688A
3 12-A [No.No.DIT(E)/S-51/8E/2/92-93]
4 80G [No.DIT(E)/2583/8E/2/92-93]
5 FCRA [No.147120439]
6 35AC [No.]
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 N.K.B. Associates, Chartered Accountants
 5/2, Gorachand Lane
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,000145
 5,000 – 10,000325
 10,000 – 25,000314
 25,000 – 50,000000
 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 – 25,0000
 25,000 – 50,0000
 50,000 – 1,00,0000
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 204505
2 Lowest Paid: INR 6000
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 expenses3390
5 Other190
  Total 3580
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Sailen Kr. Ray
 Male, President, INR 0.00,
2 Dr. Jayasree Maiti
 Female, Vice President , INR 0.00,
3 Prabir Basu
 Male, Hony. Secretary, INR 0.00,
4 Biswanath Dasgupta
 Male, Hony. Treasurer , INR 0.00,
5 Asok Kumar Sil
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
6 Somnath Sen
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
7 Amita Ghosh
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
8 Moumita Ray
 Female, Member , INR 0.00,
9 Dilip Kumar Sadhukhan
 Male, Member , INR 0.00,
10 Bidhan Chandra Chakrabarti
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
11 Minanka Churn Law
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Sailen Kr. Ray Retd. From SBI as a Chief Manager for close to 40 yrs service. He has been always involved in social work.
2 Dr. Jayasree Maiti Practicing medicine for 25 years. She is also looking after her family Business of agro product farm and poultry.
3 Prabir Basu Rtd as a Wing Commander, in IAF for 25 yrs and joined a Central Govt. funded research centre as the register in 2000. Joined Paripurnata in 2008 as a Hony. Administrator.
4 Biswanath Dasgupta Retired as a Manager SBI after 37 yrs. Joined Paripurnata as a life member in 2008
5 Asok Kumar Sil  A senior partner of a leading Calcutta law firm, Sandersons and Morgans. Practicing in Calcutta High Court and Supreme Court of India for last over 30 yrs.
6 Somnath Sen Retired SBI Staff with 37 yrs experience. Deeply involved with local cultural organizations.
7 Amita Ghosh Faculty member of Asia Heart Foundation College of Nursing, with more than 30 yrs experience as a psychiatric nurse and a lecturer in govt. and private nursing colleges.
8 Moumita Ray Asst. Professor in Political Sc in a govt. college for last 10 yrs. Currently pursuing her PhD.
9 Dilip Kumar Sadhukhan A retired Manager of SBI.
10 Bidhan Chandra Chakrabarti Retired Senior Executive of SIEMENS Ltd, involved in local social and cultural organizations.
11 Minanka Churn Law Family business and associated with a few literary magazines.
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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 2016-201705/03/201679
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201705/03/201679
Annual Report for the year 2015-201618/06/201668
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201618/06/201668
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External Reviews
1Asst. Director, Health Services, GoWB
2Directorate of Social Welfare, GoWB
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 United with her children
Vinita (name changed) was admitted to Calcutta Pavlov centre on 30th September by her husband. Her mental problems started when she became adamant to construct a house. She had a tendency to quarrel with the neighbours and often became violent. She was brought to Paripurnata on 25th January 2012. There are instructors for Art, Sewing, Weaving, Block Printing etc. They conduct classes in their field on vocational/occupational skills (more as a therapy) according to a structured routine. The care givers work in round-the-clock shifts and supervise all activities - rising, PT, personal hygiene, grooming, cleaning their dormitories etc. They supervise cooking and serving meals, dispensing medicines, accompanying Residents for outings, diagnostics etc. Vinita was provided pharmacotherapy and counseling gradually. In the beginning she was not keen to participate in the various activities, but by and by she began taking interest in the rehab process. She was anxious to go back home. She was assured that we would trace her relatives and bring them to Paripurnata. Our Psychiatric Social Worker traced her house and met her two sons. The husband was not home. However her sons visited her first on 30th April 2012. They took her home for an exposure on 24th June 2012 for a few days. At present she is stable mentally and counting days to go home. In all probability she will be discharged from Paripurnata on October 19, 2012, to be with the family for the Pujas.
 Changing attitude of the family
Ms. Chaya Das 40 years old married woman having three daughters & a son. Her husband was suffering from mental illness. She had to struggle a lot to treat the husband and to take care of the children. She tried to provide good education to them and was taking care of every thing alone as there was no other social support. Being unable to deal with stressful situation she becomes mentally ill. She was suspicious, disruptive and she had violent behaviors towards children. She was admitted to the Calcutta Pavlov Hospital and was there around 2 years along with her husband. As both the parents were in the hospital, so growing children were in very pathetic condition. She was then brought to Paripurnata Half Way Home for Psycho-social Rehabilitation. During 1 year stay in Paripurnata, she improved through various kinds of psychosocial and recreational interventions, social skills training and group sessions helped her in acquiring good skills which is necessary for family living. Considering their past experiences the children were reluctant to accept her initially. But after seeing her improvement the children’s attitude has been changed. Now the couple is leading a very happy life & the children have a tremendous caring attitude towards their parents.

You can communicate with Paripurnata Half-Way Home at
Shri Prabir Basu
1912, Panchasayar Road, P O Panchasayar-
Kolkata - 700094,India

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Phone : 91 33 24329339
Fax : 91 33 24328824
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