Tropical Research & Development Centre (TRDC)

location: BangaloreKarnataka

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Universal Access to Resources without Discrimination
The issues of acute poverty, resource degradation, ill health, illiteracy and lack of awareness on various aspects of development among the rural communities have prompted few liked minded people from various walks of life to start Tropical Research and Development Centre
Anil Abbi, Director has a doctoral Degree from Karnatak University Dharwad in 1992 and established Tropical Research and Development Centre in 1994. For the last 21 years, he is involved with several development initiatives in Karnataka. He strongly believes in protection and regeneration of natural environmental resources which will support future generation and secure better living conditions on this planet.
Full time staff :5
Part time staff:0
Contract staff :0
Volunteers: 0
Total Receipts for 2016-2017 is INR 2512602
Total Payments for 2016-2017 is INR 2001863
Activities and reach for the latest full Financial Year
TRDC-Ashakiran education programme for children from poor families supported by TRDC and Give India, Mumbai, we are sponsoring many girl children every year to strengthen girl child education in villages of Karnataka. : 77
TRDC-Ashakiran education programme helps Help 30 needy students meet their educational requirements by providing a Pen and 5 notebooks each child.: 1620
TRDC-Paryavaran help in sponsoring planting of wild tropical fruit trees for 25 households: 1750
TRDC-Paryavaran helps villagers get regular water supply through a water tank or pond rejuvenation in villages of western ghats: 100
TRDC-Ashakiran education programme helps in donating Kannada and English copy writing books for about 30 poor children in a government schools.: 450
TRDC-Paryavaran helps in restoring ground water through 10 rain water harvesting pits.: 1100
TRDC-Paryavaran helps in improving the health of a woman and also save energy by sponsoring an eco-friendly boiling water chula.: 20
Rewards & Recognition
In , was awarded the N/A by the
Self generated ( fees/ subscriptions/ interest/ community contributions/ proceeds from sale of goods or services produced by the organisation etc.)172,655285,187148,636
Donation from Indian individuals through GiveIndia1,807,1671,107,1431,089,551
Other donations from Indian individuals70,16632,15934,700
Donations from foreign individuals through GiveIndia122,395159,653204,077
Other donations from foreign individuals98,75900
Grants from Indian sources ( trusts/ govt/ companies/ foundations)34,6833,986,20612,694,840
Grants from International sources ( under FCRA)0054,235
Sale of assets024,0000
Total Receipts2,512,6025,627,49814,226,039
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PAYMENTS (Capital)
Capital items purchased for the organisation, excluding investment ( Fixed Deposits etc.)8,96898,6410
Capital items purchased for beneficiaries000
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PAYMENTS (Revenue)
Programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits569,5002,130,4422,295,593
Staff training000
Staff travel45,069209,372279,614
Consultant's fees21,00017,0000
Office support expenses ( rent/ telephone/ electricty etc.)26,738216,937185,689
Materials procurred ( consummables as seed/ food/ books/ provisions etc.)362,1003,396,443616,730
Grants/ donations given to other organisations as part of programme000
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)13,90220,66010,390
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Non-programme related2016-20172015-20162014-2015
Salaries and benefits0012,000
Staff training000
Staff travel000
Office support expenses ( rent/ repairs/ telephone/ electricity etc.)0020,000
Communication ( correspondence/ Annual Reports/ brochures/ appeals/ website etc.)000
Consultants' fees ( audit/ legal/ programme )04,00012,500
Depreciation ( to be taken from Income and Expenditure account)000
Other non-programme expenses018,00033,693
Total Payments2,001,8636,111,49514,324,337
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 Registration Details
Sr. Type of Registration
1 Trust [No.No.179/SF180-IV/113.]
2 PAN Number:AAATT1962C
3 12-A [No.Trust/718/10A/Vol.B-II]
4 80G [No.392/ AAATT1962C/ITO(E)-2/Vol 2009-2010]
5 FCRA [No.94420812]
6 35AC [No.]
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 T.V.Veerabhadrappa & Co.Chartered Accountantans
 185/7, 1st Floor, 8th F Main Road, 3rd Block, Jayanagar
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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 – 10,000112
 10,000 – 25,000213
 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 185000
2 Lowest Paid: INR 60000
3 Head of the Organisation: INR 185000
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 Board Expenses
Sr. Detail Amount(INR)
1 International travel0
2 Domestic travel0
3 Local conveyance45069
4 Entertainment expenses0
5 Other0
  Total 45069
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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. Anil Abbi
 Male, Managing Trustee, INR 185,000.00,
2 Dr. Anita B.K
 Female, Member Trustee , INR 0.00,
3 Amita Nadkarni
 Female, Member Trustee, INR 0.00,
4 N Prasanna
 Male, Member Trustee , INR 0.00,
5 S Sachidananda Murthy
 Male, Member Trustee , INR 0.00,
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Board Members Background
1 Dr. Anil Abbi Has a doctoral Degree in water resource development from Karnatak University Dharwad. Involved with several developed initiative in the field of conservation of natural resources and education for children for the last 20 years and based in Bangalore.
2 Dr. Anita B.K Professor, School of Social Sciences, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore Founder trustee since 1994. Dr.Anita has special interest in Gender studies, women in science and technology and pursuing the cause of gifted children
3 Amita Nadkarni A Post graduate in Economics contributing to TRDC in terms of fundraising and documentation. She has special interest in children education initiatives
4 N Prasanna Civil Engineer. Has great interest in environment and Lake restoration initiatives
5 S Sachidananda Murthy Managing Director of Suma Engineering, Bangalore and associated with various educational and environmental initiatives in Bangalore through Rotary and other institutions
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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 2016-201704/03/201754
Programmes/ Projects for the year 2016-201708/07/201755
Annual Report for the year 2015-201625/11/201745
Financial Audit Report for the year 2015-201625/11/201755
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Staff International Travel
No member of this organisation has undergone foreign travel in recent years.
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Data is not available

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No 67, 3rd Cross, 1st Main.Nagarabhavi-14th Block-
Bangalore - 560072,India

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