8. Donate generously
To coordinate donations, the "Janpath Citizens Initiative / Janvikas /
Kutch Navnirman Abhiyan", have set up a Separate Account with the Global
You can make your contributions by way of Cheques / Demand Drafts / Direct
Money Transfer favouring:
"Janvikas (EQ) A/c no. 2101016292".
Global Trust will accept contributions made to this account in all its
branches across the country. Please note that several banks have waived
the service fee for issuing Demand Drafts made to earthquake relief
You can drop the cheques/DDs in any of Global Trust Bank branches. The
Bangalore Branches are in the following locations:
1. 21/15, M. G. Road, Bangalore 560 001 Tel: 5596625
2. 547, CMH Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore 560 038 Tel: 5284710
3. 209/1, Bellary Road, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 079 Tel: 3446103
4. 7/24, 11th Main, 4th Block, Jayanagar East, Bangalore 560 011. Tel:
If you have problems reaching the Global Trust Bank, you can send your
Cheque/DD contributions to HID Forum or ESG, for which Janvikas receipts
will be issued:
3 Lavelle Mansions
1/2, Lavelle Road, Bangalore 560 001
Environment Support Group ®
S-3, Rajashree Apartments
18/57, 1st Main
S. R. K. Gardens
Jayanagar, Bannerghatta Road
Bangalore 560 041.
Fax: 91-80-6723926 (PP) Email:
Cash contributions are collected at HID Forum.
You may also send your contributions directly to Ahmedabad, but please
remember that such Cheques/DDs may take several days to clear. These
Cheques/DDs should also be drawn in favour of "Janvikas (EQ) a/c no.
2101016292" and mailed to:
105-6 Royal Chinmay Apartments
Behind Simandhar Towers, Judges
Ahmedabad 380 015.
24 hour hotline: 6856685, 6857745, 6857443
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
(Swift Code: GTBKINBB021 - Global Trust Bank Limited,
Bodakdev, Ahmedabad 380 015)
100% Income Tax Waiver for Donations:
Shri. R. K. Pathania, Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes, New Delhi,
following a tour of the earthquake affected villages has declared that:
"Donations made on or before 30th June 2001, to Charitable Institutions
already registered with the Income-Tax Department will be entitled for
100% deduction from taxable income of the donor." (Press Release of S. K.
Gam, ITO (PR) For Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Gujarat, Ahmedabad
dated 31 January 2001 No. CC/ABD/PR/A62/2000-01
All contributions made to the aforementioned Janavikas account are thus
eligible for this relief. Janvikas 80 (G) Registration No.:
HQIII/33(151)/98-99 valid from 1.4.98 to 31.3.2001
In case of foreign donations make contribution to: JANVIKAS- A/c No: 9687;
Bank of India, Panchwati Branch, Ahmedabad. SWIFT CODE NO.: BKIDINBBAAMB.
Janvikas has the requisite clearance under the Foreign Contribution
Online donations via credit cards can be made by logging onto
http://www.icicicommunities.org, favouring Give Foundation, Money2India or
Infinity Internet Banking.
OXFAM (India) account:
Contributions may also be made to "OXFAM India", for which 100% Tax relief
is available under Sec 80 (G).
1. Oxfam (India)
4th A Main, Off Bellary Road, Hebbal
Bangalore - 560 024
Tel: 363 2964/363 3274
Fax: 363 1371 (Attn. Oxfam
2. CBCI Society for Medical Education (St.John's Medical College
Hospital) with the following instruction: "ABA 021000018
Transfer Funds to Bank of New York, New York; a/c number 8900044535 for
further credit of St.John's Medical College Campus Branch, Bangalore for
credit of CBCI a/c No. 10790 with them"
Copy details of the funds transferred to email@example.com &
Donate on Line:
Log on to http://www.icicicommunities.org and make donations via credit card,
cheques in the name of Give Foundation, Money to India or Infinity