NGOs in KolkataNGOs, social welfare organizations and charitable trusts all are major helping hands working towards betterment of the weaker section of the society.
Methods of Registration: In India, the following methods of registering NGOs prevail.
A group of persons can get them registered as an NGO in form of a Trust, Society, Non-Profit Company under section – 25 of the Companies. Non-profit organisations in India:
(b) are self-governed by a board of trustees or ‘managing committee’/ governing council, comprising individuals who generally serve in a fiduciary capacity
(c) produce benefits for others, generally outside the membership of the organisation; and
(d) are ‘non-profit-making’, in as much as they are prohibited from distributing a monetary residual to their own members.
Separate rules and regulations are prescribed for all three categories of registering NGOs as trust, society or non-profit company.
NGO as Trust: All the states in India have their own Trust Acts prevailing in their respective states. In absence of Trusts Act, the general principles of the Indian Trusts Act 1882 are applicable. A trust in general can be defined as group of persons who set their own common objectives and principles and have certain number of members who are known as trustees in the board.
NGO as Society: A NGO can be registered as society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. The main instrument of any society is the memorandum of association and rules and regulations (no stamp paper required), wherein the aims and objects and mode of management (of the society) should be enshrined.
NGO as non-profit company: According to section 25(1)(a) and (b) of the Indian Companies Act, 1956, a section-25 company can be established ‘for promoting commerce, art, science, religion, charity or any other useful object’, provided the profits, if any, or other income is applied for promoting only the objects of the company and no dividend is paid to its members.
Legislation: Section-25 companies are registered under section-25 of the Indian Companies Act. 1956.
Given below is the list of some major NGOs active in Kolkata
- CRY Child Relief & You
152, Kalikapur, Gitanjali Park, New No. 8, 2nd Street Kolkata - 700 099
Phone: +91-33-3350 0200, 91-33-2416 9507 / 2772
Fax: +91-033- 2416 3322
E-mail : email@example.com
- Artists Welfare Trust
46, Circus Avenue, Near Rabindra Sadan, Fly Over Kolkata - 700 017
Phone: +(91)-9830014063, +(91)-(33)-22833176
- Bhattacharjee Welfare Organisation
Near.Yobasamaj Club, Nandabhanga,Bakhrahat, Bibirhat, A J C Bose Road, Kolkata – 700020
- Seed Welfare Society
14/1/1a, Beside Chittaranjan Hospital, Asgar Mistri Lane, Govinda Khatick Road, Kolkata – 700046
Phone: 91 33 2329 1973
- Bhoruka Research Centre For Haemotology & Blood Transfusion
63, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road, Kolkata - 700016
Phone: +91 33 2265 8092 / 2217 4019
Fax: +91 33 2249 8341 / 2226 1196
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
- Calcutta Samaritans
48, Ripon Street, Kolkata - 700 016
Phone: +91 33 2229 5920/2229 9731
Fax: +91 33 2217 8097
- Helpage India
4, Paramhansa Deb Road, Chetla, Kolkata - 700027
Phone: 033-24488078, 09433108093
- Care India
12 Haralal Das Street, Kolkata – 700014
Phone: 033 22866643 / 4 / 5
Fax: 033 2226-5049
- Womens Co-Ordinating Council
5/1, Red Cross Place, Kolkata – 700062
- Missionaries Of Charity
54/A A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata - 700016
Phone: 91-33-2249-7115 Or 91-33-2217-2277
- Kestopur Hope Foundation
Bd-3, Ashirbad Building, Rabindrapally, Kestopur, Kolkata- 700101
- Hope Kolkata Foundation
39, Panditya Place, Kolkata - 700029.
Phone: +91 33 24742904
Fax: +91 33 24542007
Contact Person: Geeta Venkadakrishnan, Director. Mobile: 98302 01145
- UNICEF Kolkata
219/2, AJC Bose Road, Kolkata 700 017
West Bengal, India
Phone: +91 033 289-2467, 2289-2477, 2289-2511, 2289-2758 to 2289-2761
Fax: 033 2289-2510
- Bikash Bharati Welfare Society
20/1B Lalbazar Street, Kolkata - 700 001
Phone: +91-33-2243-1787 / 2861-0362
Fax : +91-33-2230 7270
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
- Vikramshila Education Resource Society
256 B, Prince Anwar Shah Road, Kolkata – 700045
Director's room: (033) 2422 9124
Admin/Accounts: (033) 3292 6084
Vikramshila's Pitara (Resource Centre): (033) 2422 4855
Programme and training: (033) 4064 4753
Project Office: (033) 2417 4182
- National Inst Of Human Development
99, Karaya Road, Kolkata - 700019
List of other NGOs in Kolkata
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