Voluntary Health Association of Tripura

location: AgartalaTripura

Donation Option Amount INR Actions
Provide a poor physically challenged person with a Wheel Chair
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
Sponsor a Cataract surgery for a poor elderly person at VHAT Eye Hospital
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
Provide food to an orphan or girl child in crisis for a month
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
General Fund
For Indian and NRI donors only | tax benefit: 50% | more
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Making health a reality for the people of Tripura
VHAT started as a state-level network of NGOs within the state of Tripura with the aim to build the capacity of the member organizations as well as the different sectors of the society, through training, to achieve the goal of making health a reality for the people of Tripura.
In 2016-2017 Mr.Benudhar Acharya was the President of VHAT. He is working as an Officer in State Bank of India. But since his student life he has great interest in the welfare activities. He formed an organization named Bodhan Social Welfare Organization in his hometown Kowhai. This organization has been working for the promotion of Education of the poor children.
Full time staff :90
Part time staff:2
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 0
Total Receipts for 2015-2016 is INR 27845977
Total Payments for 2015-2016 is INR 29085514
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
No. of cataract surgeries for elderly rural poor.: 580
No. of children rescued, cared for, protected for, sheltered and restored.: 421
No. of cataract surgeries for elderly rural poor.: 580
No. of women empowered.: 3740
Percentage of the learning outcome of the students.: 266
No. of people reached for screening and treatment purposes in 3 districts.: 11776
No. of persons with disabilities supported for rehabilitation: 517
No. of children being impacted at the home and maintenance for their empowerment.: 107
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)1,158,2041,173,037695,719
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia2,046,4711,767,5732,005,421
Other donations from Indian individuals2,596,1233,008,0213,868,725
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia52,51653,18762,089
Other donations from foreign individuals000
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)17,167,46813,091,9747,766,474
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)2,957,7404,895,3104,079,315
Sale of assets1,343,62865,000706,423
Total Receipts27,845,97724,706,73919,587,828
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)1,954,9232,410,404639,018
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries104,007167,3851,210,588
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits7,418,2987,240,7595,475,216
Staff training95,908202,29266,864
Staff travel1,983,1901,109,707577,737
Consultant's fees34,35048,30030,338
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)396,376468,451124,032
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)13,300,2637,249,7722,849,994
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme10,00020,05045,000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)830,890811,3311,171,144
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Non-programme related2015-20162014-20152013-2014
Salaries and benefits906,568274,463509,258
Staff training000
Staff travel144,513137,51158,350
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)34,592967,67841,551
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)22,68833,84627,296
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )19,07434,09225,915
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)207,723202,8331,171,144
Other non-programme expenses226,0359,98875,442
Total Payments29,085,51424,978,66121,803,760
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Society [No.1434]
2 PAN Number:AAATV3386J
3 12-A [No.821/12A /CA/90-91]
4 80G [No.2/80G/TECH/10-11/2915-24]
5 FCRA [No.20615006]
6 35AC [No.]
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 Mr. Tapan Kumar Saha, T.K.Saha & Co.
 Sukantala Road
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 Staff Remuneration (INR)
Gross salary plus benefits paid to staff (in INR) p.m. Male Female Total
 less than 5,00051621
 5,000 – 10,000371754
 10,000 – 25,0008715
 25,000 – 50,000112
 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 5,0001
 5,000 – 10,0000
 10,000 – 25,0001
 25,000 – 50,0001
 50,000 – 1,00,0000
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 Staff Remuneration (p.a.)
1 Highest Paid: INR 420000
2 Lowest Paid: INR 42000
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 295404
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel0
2 Domestic travel62630
3 Local conveyance0
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 62630
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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 Dr. Sreelekha Ray
 Female, Ex-officio (Executive Director), INR 275,262.00,
2 Anjan Bardhan
 Male, Assistant Secretary, INR 0.00,
3 Sishuram Mahajan
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
4 Hari Bhusan Das
 Male, Treasurer, INR 0.00,
5 Md. Mokbul Ali
 Male, Vice-President, INR 0.00,
6 Agnes Darlong
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
7 Shikha Saha
 Female, Member, INR 0.00,
8 Banarani Choudhury
 Female, Secretary, INR 0.00,
9 Partha Sakha Debnath
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
10 Dr. Dilip Kumar Ray
 Male, Member, INR 0.00,
11 Benudhar Acharjee
 Male, President, INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Dr. Sreelekha Ray Executive Director and a Founder Member of VHAT. Is the chief functionary since 1995 and a master trainer for health related trainings from 1989. She has written many books on health, environment, adolescent, family life education and disability issues
2 Anjan Bardhan Works in Sports & Youth Affairs Dept. Govt of Tripura. Anjan is also the Secretary of Adarsha Sangha in North District of Tripura.
3 Sishuram Mahajan Livelihood Coordinator, Tripura JICA Project, Forest Dept. Govt of Tripura. Mr. Sishuram Mahajan is the honorary Secretary of Netaji Welfare Society in South District of Tripura.
4 Hari Bhusan Das Deputy Inspector of Schools, Govt. of Tripura. As a person with disabilities Mr. Das is attached with Pratibandhi Kalyan Samity as the Secretary in Udaipur, Gomati district of Tripura
5 Md. Mokbul Ali  He is a Pharmacist in a government hospital. President of Pushparaj Club in Unokoti District of Tripura. He also volunteers for VHAT.
6 Agnes Darlong Agnes is the Secretary of St Vincent Welfare Society in Dhalai District of Tripura
7 Shikha Saha Principal, ILS Nursing Institute, Agartala and Ex-Registrar of Tripura Nursing Council. She has work experience of over 30 years.
8 Banarani Choudhury She is a National Florence Nightingale Awardee. She volunteers for health awareness activities in grassroots organized by VHAT.
9 Partha Sakha Debnath Pharmacist, Govt. of Tripura. Mr. Partha sakha Debnath is an Individual Member of VHAT and helps the organization in health related activities in the grassroots/communities.
10 Dr. Dilip Kumar Ray Ex. Professor of M
11 Benudhar Acharjee Working as a senior officer in State Bank Of India. He is one of the founder members of Bodhan Social Welfare Organization in Khowai district of Tripura.
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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 2016-201712/03/20171111
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201712/03/20171111
Annual Report for the year 2015-201609/07/2017911
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201609/07/2017911
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External Reviews
1Centre for Promoting Accountability (CPA) Services Pvt. Ltd.
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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 Dark to light – right of elderly people.
Kalipada Roy is 80 years old (male) .He is a resident of Amtali village, South Tripura. He has two sons; both are married & separated from him. His wife died 33 years back. Now he is alone. He cannot do other activities due to eye problem and weakness due to old age. He is also suffering from joints pain. He was suffering from right eye problems since last one year, but never visited a doctor. Through the announcement he came to know about the VHAT eye screening camp. Initially he was not ready to come in the camp, but after counseling by the volunteers of the local NGOs, who helped in organizing the camp, he agreed to attend the camp. When she attended the camp on 06/07/10 he was diagnosed with cataract in his eyes. He has undergone surgery on 07/07/10. After the surgery he was highly satisfied with the quality of the services he received from the eye hospital. He expressed satisfaction about the cleanliness and other services in the hospital. He thanked the Hospital staff. He emphasized on the more publicity to popularize the VHAT Eye Hospital activity
 Personal Mobility is Right of every Physically Challanged Person.
Monti Ghosh, a 16 year old girl child of Manindra and Dipu Ghosh, is a phycally impaired since birth. She never could stand but can crawl. Father Manindra is a daily labor. Monti studied upto class IV.As she was growing her body became heavier ,her parent could not carry her to school.Her study ended there. She was just staying in the home helping her mother in some works. VHAT with the help of District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC) provided her a Wheel Chair on 24-07-2010 and trained her how to use it. Monti and her family was very happy . Monti told that she would again go to school with this wheel chair and be admitted in class V. She would be able to go arround by herself.
 Every child has Right to Food
Sampili Debbarma, a female child from a tribal family, her date of birth is 01-04-1999.Her father Dhaniram Debbarma was a driver. Dhaniram is in life time imprisonment in charge rape and killing of his step mother late Mangal Laxmi Debbarba .When he went to jail Sampili’s mother Smt Lalita Debbarma started working as a daily labor.She is living in Village Baskar Kobrapara, PO Madhabbari ,Jirania West Tripura with her three children . Sampili is the eldest one and reached to adolescent age. Mother does not feel safe to go to work for the whole day leaving Sampili at home. She called on CHILDLINE Agartala for a shelter for Sampili. After the home visit and investigation by VHAT the child was admitted in Anwesha Child Protection Centre on 11-02-2009. Sampili is now studying in class II. She is regularly attending the school. She is getting nutrition, education, medical support and recreational facilities in the centre.

You can communicate with Voluntary Health Association of Tripura at
Dr. Sreelekha Ray
Circuit House Area, P.O. Kunjaban-
Agartala - 799006,India

Or you can reach Voluntary Health Association of Tripura here
Phone : 91 381 2222849
Fax : 91 381 2300482
E-mail : vha.tripura@rediffmail.com
Website: http://www.vhatripura.co.in


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