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“ANUGRAHA”- TRUST

This Deed of declaration of Public Charitable Trust executed at Chennai


this ---- day of ------ 2010 by. Shri. N Ganapathy , S/O. G V Narayanan ,
Aged 61 Years, Residing at 6 / 46 ,Kailash 3rd East Street , Kamraj Nagar ,
Thiruvanmiyur , Chennai – 600041 Hereinafter referred to as the AUTHOR.

Whereas the AUTHOR is desirous of declaring and instituting a Public


Charitable Trust with a Corpus amount of Rs. 1001/- (Rupees ONE
THOUSAND ONE only).

And whereas it is necessary to provide for the rules and regulations for the
proper management of the Trust, NOW THIS INSTRUMENT OF TRUST
WITNESSETH AS FOLLOWS:

The AUTHOR hereby declares a Trust with the objects listed below and hereby
donates the corpus amount mentioned above and endows the same with the
TRUSTEES.

1. NAME: The Trust shall be called “ANUGRAHA” having its jurisdiction


throughout India.

2. REGISTERED OFFICE: The Registered Office of the Trust shall be situated


at 6 / 46 ,Kailash 3rd East Street , Kamraj Nagar , Thiruvanmiyur ,
Chennai – 600041 , or at such other place or places as the TRUSTEES
may decide from time to time

3. OBJECTS OF THE TRUST:


(a) To create facilities , infrastructure & environment that would empower
and enable persons with special need , including those without parents /
family support to live as independently as possible.

(b) To promote & setup residential complex for families for persons with
special need , with an aim to promote community living and mutual
support.

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(c) To establish educational , vocational training centers , sheltered
workshop respite care & promote family programme and other facilities
for persons with special need.

(d) To promote efforts to create a conducive environment in the community


and society at large, and create public awareness through media and
other means . .

(e) To create a common bond of understanding and action among


professional, parents, families and others affected by disabilities
throughout country & world.

(f) To conduct home program , parents counseling , release news letter &
Magazines to disseminate and exchange information & expertise on the
development of services for persons with special need.

(g) To take up trusteeship with person with disability as per National Trust
Act or otherwise and to promote , encourage others to setup
Residential / Day care Homes for the disable person at the discretion of
the governing body and also to enter into agreement with the existing
reputed homes for shelter and care of persons for whom “ANUGRAHA
“ has accepted trusteeship.

(h) To co-operate with national and international organizations, both


governmental and voluntary , in advancing the welfare of person with
special need and professional training necessary thereto.

(i) To solicit, receive , use , hold and utilize any contributions, bequests or
endowments or proceeds thereof from sources in India and abroad ,
for advancing welfare of persons with special need.

(j) Without prejudice to the generally of the above objects and for carrying
out the same the Trust shall have the power to purchase , lease ,
receive , hold , posses and dispose of any property including security of
any kind and to enter into any contract for or in connection with the
purpose of the Trust to raise funds.

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4. PROPERTY VESTED IN THE TRUSTEES:

The AUTHOR hereby transfer a sum of Rs.1, 001/- (Rupees One Thousand
Only) in favor of the Trust and unto the TRUSTEES thereof. The TRUSTEES
shall hold the said fund and other properties that may be endowed or conferred
for the Trust for the use and benefit of the Trust.

5. BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

(a) The Board of TRUSTEES shall consist of the following Members:-

i. Mrs. Latha W/O S. Venkatesan residing at Flat 1B, Abirami


Camellia Apartments, 20/32 , 4th Main Road Kasturbai Nagar , Adyar,
, Chinnai-600020
ii. Mrs. Shikha Kaushik W/O. Cdr Arvind Kaushik (Retd) residing at
4/ 29 Manipallavam, Balakrishna Road , Valmiki Nagar ,
Thiruvanmiyur , Chennai.
iii. Mr. Uma Shankar S/O Mr. Guna Booshanam . residing at 271/272 ,
11th Cross extension Heritage , Jayendra Nagar , Sembakkam ,
Chennai.

(b) The TRUSTEES may co-opt two or more TRUSTEES to establish the
Board of TRUSTEES provided the total number of Trustees at any point of time
does not exceed five members. Once the Board of TRUSTEES is established
the AUTHOR of the trust shall have no authority or power above any of the
other TRUSTEES and will be equal with the other TRUSTEES.

(c) The Board of TRUSTEES shall consist of not less than 2 and not more
than five members.

(d) Any two members of the Board may call a board meeting. A two- week
notice for all Board meetings shall be given.In special cases the

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two-week notice may be waived by a majority vote of the Board
members.

(e) Board meetings may be conducted by telephone conferences calls. If a


Board member is unable to attend the Board meeting he/she may appoint
another Board member to be his/her proxy and to vote on behalf of him/her or
he/she may attend by a speaker telephone at the meeting. There must be a
quorum of at least three of the board members present in person or by proxy or
by telephone in order to do business.

(f) All decisions in the board will be taken by a simple majority. All members
present in person or through proxy or through speakerphone are entitled to
vote. In case of equal votes polled on either side on any issue the chairman will
have a casting vote to decide the issue. The chairman shall utilise this vote in
the best interest of the TRUST without any prejudice.

(g) The Board of TRUSTEES may change any part of this Trust Deed only by
a two-thirds majority vote of the total Board membership.

(h) In the event of resignation, death or removal of any Trustee, the Board
of TRUSTEES may appoint to the Board of TRUSTEES suitable persons to
serve as TRUSTEES for the unexpired portion of the term of such resigned or
dead or removed Trustee.

(i) The TRUSTEES shall elect one from among them as Managing Trustee.
The TRUSTEES shall also elect from among them a secretary and a treasurer.
The Managing Trustee, Secretary and treasurer shall be the officers of the
TRUST and collectively known as the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

I. Mr. N Ganapathy , Shall be the First Managing Trustee and shall hold
office till 2010 and thereafter the subsequent appointments Managing
Trustees shall be one among the other who will hold the office for a further
period of 02 Years

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II. Shikha Kaushik , Shall be the First Secretary and shall hold office
till 2012 and thereafter the the subsequent appointments Secretaries shall be
one among the others . who will hold the office for a further period of two
years.
III. Latha , Shall be the the subsequent appointments First Treasurers and
shall hold office till 2101 and thereafter the Treasurer shall be one among the
others who will hold the office for a further period of two .

All of the officers, the Managing Trustee, Secretary and the Treasurer shall be
members of the Board of TRUSTEES. The Managing Trustee shall preside
over all the meetings of the Trust.

6. MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

(a) The Board of TRUSTEES shall meet once a year. This


meeting shall be called the annual general meeting. In this
meeting the annual audited accounts shall be presented
and approved. The election of OFFICERS shall also take
place.

(b) In the absence of the Managing Trustee at any meeting, the


TRUSTEES present may elect one among themselves as
the chairman of the Meeting.

(c) The Executive committee shall meet every Quarter. In every meeting the
treasurer shall present the receipts and payments account of the previous
Quarter. After approval by the committee the receipts and payments account
shall be mailed to all the members of the Board of TRUSTEES.

7. POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

a. The Trust may receive donations of money and /or properties,


which on receipt shall be at the absolute disposal of the Trust;

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b. The proceedings of the Board of TRUSTEES shall be
recorded regularly in the Minute Book to be retained for the
purpose. In any resolution to be passed touching the
administration of the Trust, the opinion of the majority shall
prevail. In case there being equality of votes, the chairman of
the meeting has casting vote for the purpose of deciding the
issue. The Board members may vote by proxy given to
another Board member in case of difficulty in attending the
meeting.

c. The Board of TRUSTEES may by a resolution passed by two


third majority of the Board members present and voting may
remove any trustee other than the author, from the Board, if
found acting not in accordance with the aims and objects of
the Trust or for any other reason as decided by the Board.

d. It shall be competent for the Board of TRUSTEES from time to


time to repeal, alter, amend, rescind or add to this Trust Deed
by resolutions passed by two third majorities of Board
members present and voting for the better and more efficient
management of the Trust.

e. The TRUSTEES may open and operate current account with


any scheduled Bank or Banks and by resolution authorize any
two or more of the TRUSTEES jointly or either or survivor to
operate on such accounts.

f. The Board may by resolution extend the activities of the Trust


or undertake any activity in furtherance of the main objects of
the Trust.

g. Proper books of accounts shall be maintained relating to the


transaction of the Trust and shall be audited by a Chartered
Accountant.

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h. To do such other lawful things as are incidental in carrying out
the administration and management of the Trust.

i. The Secretary of the TRUSTEES shall maintain the Minute


Book in which the proceedings of all meetings of the
TRUSTEES shall be recorded by the Secretary and the same
shall be signed by the chairman.

j. The TRUSTEES may frame rules and regulations as to the


duties and responsibilities of each Trustee, to appoint sub-
committees, mode of conducting any other matters connected
with the administration of the Trust and its Management.

k. The funds of the Trust shall be solely utilized towards the


objects of the trust and no portion of it shall be utilized for
payment to TRUSTEES by way of profit or interest etc.,

8. POWERS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES OF THE EXECUTIVE


COMMITTEE
1. Managing Trustee
He shall chair the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee meeting. All
responsibilities of the Trust shall be borne by the Managing Trustee. He shall
manage the funds and advice on effective functioning of the Trust.

Managing Trustee has the option to caste vote where votes in favour and
against a resolution happened to be equal. But where the votes are not equally
split or where the resolution relates to amendments to trust deed, the Managing
Trustee is entitled to his own single regular vote only. The Managing Trustee
with the Secretary shall represent the Trust for the purchases of any properties
or things for the Trust.

The Managing Trustee and the Secretary can with prior approval of the Board
of Trustee through special resolution can seal, mortgage or create
encumbrance on the Trust’s assets.

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2. Secretary
The Secretary will look after Trust’s Administration in consultation with the
Managing Trustee and maintain, make and safeguard all records and
implement the decisions of the Board of Trustees and the Executive
Committee. To send notice of meetings with file copies to the members, to
maintain correspondences, to discharge responsibilities under the Trust deed..

3. Treasurer

He is the guardian of the Trust’s funds. He will implement the investment


decisions of the Executive Committee. Wherever found and to receive, issue
receipts to Members for fees and to maintain receipts and payments Register
are his responsibilities

9. CUSTODY OF DOCUMENTS:

The Managing Trustee or any other officers of the TRUST authorized by the
Board of TRUSTEES shall have custody of all the documents, deeds of title
relating to the Trust properties and investment and the Books of accounts and
other records relating to the Trust and shall be responsible for the preservation
of the same.

10. IRREVOCABILITY:
It is declared that the Trust is irrevocable. If the trust fails for any
reason, in the opinion of the TRUSTEES, the net assets of the Trust both
movables and immovables shall be handed over to another Trust having similar
objects as decided by the majority of the TRUSTEES without any
consideration.

11. MISCELLANEOUS:

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(a) Any further amendment to this deed should be carried out only with the
prior approval from concerned Commissioner of Income Tax (Exemptions),
having jurisdiction over the trust.

(b) All the Activities of the Trust will be confined within the territory of India.

(c) All the Activities of the Trust will be purely charitable in nature and the Trust
will not engage in any activity with a motive of earning profit.

(d) All funds belonging to the Trust shall be utilized for charitable purposes
only and no portion of it would be distributed in any manner to the TRUSTEES
or persons defined in the section 13 (1) (c) of the Income Tax Act 1961.

(e) All funds and surplus money of the Trust would be invested as per section
11(5) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

(f) Application of Income for religious purposes, if any, will be restricted to the
Limits prescribed under the Income Tax Act as amended from time to time.

(g) Alienation on immovable property shall be only with prior approval of The
Director of Income Tax (Exemptions) Chennai – 600 034.

(h) At present the Trust does not own any immovable property.

(i) The benefits of objects would be available to the General Public


irrespective of caste, creed, religion or sex.

(j) In case of dissolution of the Trust or Trust not being able to function, all the
movable and immovable properties, bank and cash balances belonging to
the Trust shall be handed over to any other Trust or Institution or institutions
having the same object or objects similar to those of this Trust and enjoying
exemption u/s 11 and 80G of the IT Act.

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(k) For all matters not specifically provided for in this Trust Deed, provisions of
the Indian Trust Act 1882 shall apply.

12. INDEMNITY:
Every officer for the time being of the Trust shall be indemnified from the funds
of the Trust against all losses and expense incurred in discharge of his duties,
except such as shall happen through his own willful negligence or default and
each one shall be chargeable only for such money as he shall himself actually
receive in the discharge of the business of the trust and each one shall be
answerable for his own acts, negligence or defaults and not for those of any
other persons of for the insufficiency of any security or other money payable to
the Trust or for any loss or damage which may happen in the discharge of his
duties unless the same shall happen through his own willful neglect or default.

IN WITNESS WHERE OF THE AUTHOR OF THE TRUST AFORESAID


HAS SET HIS HANDS ON THIS ------DAY OF ----------- 2010.

(N Ganapathy )

AUTHOR OF THE TRUST.

WITNESSES:

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