location: BangaloreKarnataka

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Part sponsor salary for one doctor at our 52 bed hospice
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
General Fund
For all donors | tax benefit: 50% | more
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To become a centre of excellence in providing In-Patient and Home Based Palliative Care to ensure peace and dignity and the best quality of life for advanced cancer patients. To become a centre of excellence in providing Training, Education and Awareness in Palliative Care to health professionals and the general public.
In 1993, four gentlemen realised that a large number of patients reached the hospitals for the first time when their disease was advanced with no hope for cure. They were in agony and in pain - physical, emotional, financial and spiritual. There was no well established group that could offer any support. Pain relief, an important part of palliative care, was not well understood by health care providers then. With this background, the Indian Cancer Society - Karnataka chapter (ICS K) began making plans for a hospice which would offer care to these unfortunate people. ICS K felt it was worthwhile to do this major project in partnership with another service organisation- the Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar (RCBI). And thus was created the Bangalore Hospice Trust (BHT), a joint project of ICSK and Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar, that was to offer free palliative care to these advanced stage cancer patients.
Mr. Gurmeet Singh Randhawa is one of the founder trustees of Bangalore Hospice Trust and past President of Rotary Bangalore Indiranagar. His career has spanned working with MNC's to running his own businesses. End of Life care is all about providing the best possible quality of life. Our aim of providing quality palliative care includes not only the patients but also their families and all other care givers. It also provides post bereavement support for the families. We need to treat each patient as individual entities. It is incidental that they have advanced cancer but each one requires different caring because each one is unique.
Full time staff :125
Part time staff:0
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 25
Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 90743463
Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 97653961
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
Number of Patients: 1661
Rewards & Recognition
In 2017, Bangalore Hospice Trust was awarded the Humanity award for 2016 by the Management Association Service Health Care Service
In 2016, Bangalore Hospice Trust was awarded the Spirit of Humanity Award by the Americares India Health Care Service
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)24,744,29225,221,42121,752,904
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia000
Other donations from Indian individuals32,424,25125,951,79925,301,330
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia000
Other donations from foreign individuals581,886471,5891,414,900
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)16,846,83510,644,78318,875,865
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)13,641,71614,140,0425,007,520
Sale of assets000
Total Receipts90,743,46379,578,69972,738,307
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)39,124,89515,946,0337,983,256
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries000
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits28,632,09918,476,26012,457,958
Staff training46,00033,480718,871
Staff travel172,55680,531387,771
Consultant's fees4,163,9335,722,1094,685,807
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)9,229,4925,148,1034,912,533
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)8,002,4035,926,3134,669,070
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)4,716,9202,130,3251,599,376
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Non-programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits000
Staff training000
Staff travel000
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)000
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)000
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)000
Other non-programme expenses000
Total Payments97,653,96157,371,47638,988,836
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Trust [No.708/94-95]
2 PAN Number:AAATB1204F
3 12-A [No.Trust/718/10Avol-B1/B.255/95/CIT-II]
4 80G [No.17861 AAATB1204F/ITO(E)-lN012009-10]
5 FCRA [No.094420720]
6 35AC [No.]
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 Varma & Varma Chartered Accountants
  4th C Main, 6th Cross Road, OMBR Layout, Banaswadi
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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 – 10,00054550
 10,000 – 25,000104757
 25,000 – 50,000459
 50,000 – 1,00,000145
 Greater than 1,00,000202
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Total annual payments consultants (in INR)Number of consultants
 less than 5,0003
 5,000 – 10,0002
 10,000 – 25,0002
 25,000 – 50,0001
 50,000 – 1,00,0005
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 300000
2 Lowest Paid: INR 7500
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 166700
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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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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 Peeyush Jain
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
2 Dr. S.N. Simha
 Female, Medical Director, INR 0.00,
3 Ajith Kumar Rai
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
4 Pravin Dave
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
5 Ms. Kanchan Bannerjee
 Female, Trustee, INR 0.00,
6 Gurmeet Singh Randhawa
 Male, Managing Trustee, INR 0.00,
7 Mr. P. Sridhar
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
8 Kala Devarajan
 Female, Treasurer, INR 0.00,
9 Kishore S Rao
 Female, Chairman, INR 0.00,
10 Vijay Sharma
 Male, Trustee, INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Peeyush Jain Industrialist
2 Dr. S.N. Simha Surgeon Frcp(Hon) President – Indian Association Of Palliative Care
3 Ajith Kumar Rai Entrepreneur
4 Pravin Dave Corporate Sector
5 Ms. Kanchan Bannerjee Social Entrepreneur
6 Gurmeet Singh Randhawa Member Indian Association Of Palliative Care Past President – Rotary Indiranagar
7 Mr. P. Sridhar Service
8 Kala Devarajan Chartered Accountant-Member The Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of India.
9 Kishore S Rao Ex Vp Corporate Sector Council Member – Kidwai Regional Cancer Center
10 Vijay Sharma Businessman
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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 2016-201726/03/2016910
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201726/03/2016910
Annual Report for the year 2015-201609/12/20171010
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201630/10/20171010
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External Reviews
1The Hans Foundation
2The Hans Foundation
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Staff International Travel
SINameDestination & PurposeGross ExpensesSponsored% SponsoredName of Sponsor Organisation
1 Babita P. Abraham Varkey LONDON
Applied Therapeutics for Pallliative Medicine
 INR 17149.00 0 0% 
2 Jeremy R. Johnson LONDON
Conference-Supportive & Palliative care for the Reneal Patient
 INR 45775.00 0 0% 
3 Jeremy R. Johnson LONDON
Applied Therapeutics for Palliative care
 INR 17150.00 0 0% 
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 Dying with Dignity!
Ram, 62 years, known case of skin cancer, entered our hospice in severe pain and with a swollen feet. Due to improper wound management his blisters were oozing with pus and were severely infected. Due to this Ram was unable to walk and was bedridden. The combination of these factors lead to Ram being severely depressed and disgusted with himself. He was in need of immediate medical help. When we took him into our hospice, we were able to provide him with proper wound management – the dressings were done regularly which curbed infection, pain medication was administered. Our doctors ensured that treatment was tailor made as per his requirement which helped him to get relief from pain and other distressing symptoms. With the physiotherapist teams support he also began to walk slowly with assistance. Once in our care, he was able to move around and interact with others, all by himself. This improved his morale and self esteem. His pain was also controlled which lead him to be in peace and in comfort.

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Old Airport, Varthur Main Road, Kundalahalli Gate, Marathahalli-
Bangalore - 560037,India

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Phone : 91 80 42685666, 91 9844003110
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Website: www.karunashraya.org


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