Empowering Minds Society for Research and Development

location: GhaziabadUttar Pradesh

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Educate an underprivileged child - Single donation
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
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Transforming lives by recognising potentials and empowering individuals and communities for a better Living.
EM was started by a group of like-minded professionals in May 2007, who came together to serve the society in whichever way possible. The first opportunity came with training assignment for a research project with local NGO in Delhi. Motivated by the positive outcome of the efforts the group registered themselves as a society.
Ms. Richa Mohan has varied experience in the social sector in the field of counselling and guidance, rehabilitation, health education, communication, capacity building and training, documentation, implementation of development projects. She has conducted research on children and youth with Hemophilia, HIV/AIDs etc. She is associated with the Hemophilia and Disability sector for 12 years. She is Chair of the Psycho-social Committee of the World Federation of Hemophilia, Canada. Her belief is:Every individual has the potential in them. It only needs to be recognised, nurtured and encouraged.
Full time staff :15
Part time staff:3
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 18
Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 3130021
Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 3130021
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No. of children re-enrolled in School: 300
No. of teachers trained: 06
No. of girls & women participated in career counselling: 300
No. of families counselled: 70
No. of parents covered in parenting program on Hemophilia: 300
No. of health check-ups of children: 150
No. of children enrolled in Govt & Pvt schools: 35
No. of children taken for exposure visit/picnic: 120
No. of women participated in awareness program on health & hygiene: 1000
No. of girls covered in Awareness Education on adolescence: 400
No. of youth Covered: 450
No. of individual Counselling: 65
No. of women covered in vocational & skill training: 250
No. of children received school books, full set of uniforms: 190
No. of youth reached (boys & girls): 800
Rewards & Recognition
In 2017, Richa Mohan was awarded the Women Achivers by the LetsEndorse Exemplar Women Achiever
In 2017, Sujata Parashar was awarded the Rex Karmveer Award by the iCongo Karamveer Award in develpment
In 2017, Richa Mohan was awarded the MatrShakti Sammeland v Samman Smaroh by the Geetanjali Welfare and Education Society Women Achiever
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)372,109154,63395,581
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia383,881547,508524,026
Other donations from Indian individuals117,616061,149
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia59,34200
Other donations from foreign individuals000
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)2,197,0732,005,2291,429,458
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)020,9260
Sale of assets000
Total Receipts3,130,0212,940,6152,188,909
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)49,53400
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries228,38559,44313,250
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits746,333416,786298,571
Staff training2,000012,000
Staff travel707,785561,13178,485
Consultant's fees242,46030,000174,800
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)214,623193,999212,160
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)528,46725,052168,230
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme6,42000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)370,89037,14555,894
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Non-programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits1,11953,2960
Staff training000
Staff travel1,85020,28317,462
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)3,93936,00521,000
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)7,97546,8218,665
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )5,000045,129
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)8,74100
Other non-programme expenses4,50049,73984,605
Total Payments3,130,0212,946,9731,896,855
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Society [No.S/65502/2009]
2 PAN Number:AAAAE3469N
3 12-A [No.F. No. DIT (E)/12A/2010-11//365/560]
4 80G [No.No. DIT (E) /2009-2010/E-365/851]
5 FCRA [No.231661607]
6 35AC [No.]
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,00001010
 5,000 – 10,000112
 10,000 – 25,000123
 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 – 10,0001
 10,000 – 25,0002
 25,000 – 50,0000
 50,000 – 1,00,0000
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 280000
2 Lowest Paid: INR 30000
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 60000
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel0
2 Domestic travel10000
3 Local conveyance10000
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 20000
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Annual Report & Audited Financials
1Annual report not available.
2Audited Financial Report not available.
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Board Members
SI.Name (Age)Gender, Position, Gross Remuneration, Relation to other members
1 Nitin Chandra
 Male, Member , INR 0.00,
2 Richa Mohan
 Female, President , INR 0.00,
3 Anand Vikram
 Male, General Secretary , INR 0.00,
4 Tauseef Niyazi
 Male, Member , INR 0.00,
5 Rekha Khator
 Female, Vice President , INR 0.00,
6 Sanjay Srivastava
 Male, Treasurer , INR 0.00,
7 Sujata Parashar
 Female, Member , INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Nitin Chandra Has 15yrs experience in Hotel management. Helps the organisation in coordinating different things.
2 Richa Mohan A clinical psychologist by training having 18 yrs experience in training, counselling & guidance, research and implementation of large scale social development project in India and different other countries. Worked with various grassroot to International organizations. Founder member and operational Director of EmpoweringMinds
3 Anand Vikram He is a financial management consultant and have 25yrs of experience. He is involved in capacity building and content development activities.
4 Tauseef Niyazi Over 17yrs experience in the development sector guides and assist in the projects of the organisation.
5 Rekha Khator She is a social activist and working for the cause of Hemophilia for over 15 yrs. She is involved with the psychosocial support to Hemophilia within the organization. She is also a founder member and a dedicated volunteer.
6 Sanjay Srivastava He is a IT professional with 17yrs experience and is key person for technology related inputs to the organisation right from its inception. He voluntarily devotes time to build and updates the website of the Empowering Minds.
7 Sujata Parashar A celebrated writer and poet with 10 yrs experience of development sector. Very active, dedicated, founder member of the organisation. She is involved in resource generation, trainings and capacity building and different projects with all the beneficiaries.
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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 2016-201722/04/201757
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201722/04/201757
Annual Report for the year 2015-201603/10/201747
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201603/10/201747
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External Reviews
1Smile Foundation
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 From Darkness to Light
Fareen, 11 yrs has 4 brothers and 2 sisters. From the very beginning Fareen showed interest in the studies but had no means to study. At a very young age Fareen lost her parents. Her mother died of tuberculosis and her father once left home for work and never returned. The grandparents divided the children among themselves and she came to live with her maternal grandmother with her 12 yr old brother. Empowering Minds school teacher noticed the interest of the child and admitted her to our school. At first she was reluctant and her grandmother was also apprehensive in sending her. But when we gave her uniform and books she was very happy. Her grandmother was also counselled to send Fareen as well as her brother to school daily. Fareen is regularly coming to school. But her brother comes as and when he feels like. She is a bright student, passed with 95% marks and stood 2nd in her Grade. She takes part in the co-curricular activities and participates in the school activities. Her grandmother is very grateful for finding a support for her educational needs.

You can communicate with Empowering Minds Society for Research and Development at
Richa Mohan
H.No.127 GF, Gulmohar Lane, Sec-5, Rachna, Vaishali,-
Ghaziabad - 201010,India

Or you can reach Empowering Minds Society for Research and Development here
Phone : 91 120 4138417
Fax : 91 120 4138417
E-mail : emp.minds09@gmail.com
Website: http://www.empoweringminds.co.in


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