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  • Koushik

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    Koushik Ghosh Choudhury
  • LF

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    from Jamshedpur, Jharkhand

80G tax benefits for INR donations


Puducherry – Tamilnadu based - Lotus Foundation is a Voluntary N.G.O registered under Indian Trust Act in the year 2014. From there, the foundation involves in social development activities in the target villages actively. It has a vast experience in conducting vocational skill training among the poorest of the poor families .The success rate of the sustainability of the projects are more than fifty. Its also responded in Disaster preparedness and Early emergency response during the disaster.
The Foundation obtained legal entity of 80G  from Income tax Department -India for mobilizing funds for non profit purpose. Its also registered in the governmental portal as Non-Government organization.
Objectives of the Organization
Lotus Foundation envisions
“A society where the deprived on its own faces their needs and provide opportunity to others”
 “Educating the deprived for rightful society”
Building capacity of the people
Motivating the community to participate fully
Networking with other Institutions (Govt, Private & NGOs)
Ensuring Sustainability of the programme
Address Cross Cutting Issues of Environmental aspect.
  • Creating good rapport with the Target population
  • Awareness creation
  • Assessment of Problems and Needs
  • Building Capacity of the Target groups
  • Lobby & Advocacy with all stakeholders
Target Group
  • Community living below the poverty line is the target people of Lotus Foundation.
  • Special focus is given to Women, Children, Differently abled, Dalit and the vulnerable to Disaster.
Area of Operation
Villupuram & Cuddalore districts of Tamil Nadu State and Puducherry union territory.
Activities Carried out
  • Training Programs : Women SHG / Agriculture / Entrepreneurial Development
  • Establishment of Skill Development Academy
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Village Learning Centers
Part-II Project Proposal
Corona Virus and its origin:
The Corona virus is a new virus that started in China and now threatens to become a global epidemic. While the immediate risk of contamination is growing rapidly to the entire Globe.  The virus was first made known in December 2019 and has racked up a death toll of 25 people now more than 35,000 people around the globe. However, the number of people infected is constantly rising with each passing day which crossed more than 7,50,000 people around the Globe.
The corona virus is a family of viruses that can cause a lot of mild to life-threatening diseases. It is the cousin of the more popular Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus.
The symptoms include cough, fever, shortness of breath, and difficulty in breathing. In severe cases, the condition can progress to pneumonia, kidney failure and even death. For now, there is no vaccine for the new virus.
Virus Status in Tamil Nadu:
The number of coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu continued its upward trend on Tuesday, going past the 500 mark for a second consecutive day as the total infections crossed 4,000.
Two deaths were reported, taking the toll from the deadly virus in the state to 33, a Health Department bulletin said.
With 508 new patients on Tuesday, the cumulative tally stood at 4,058 and the active cases at 2,537, it said.
 Chennai remained at the top among the 37 districts, as it recorded 279 of the      fresh cases, taking its total to 2008, followed by Cuddalore (229 cases) with 68 additions.
  • Lotus Foundation’s response to COVID-19 will include immediate relief, restoration and ‘build back’. In this times of National crisis, our foundation, reaffirms its commitments towards nation building and assures it will participate in the fight against COVID- 19 pandemic to the best of its capability in Villages of Cuddalore District, Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry (U.T).
  • Relief Action Plan: These would be immediate needs, geared towards providing support to vulnerable groups and communities, local administration and frontline workers who are most affected by the pandemic, directly or directly.   
    • Steps
    • Action Chart
    • 1.Complementing the Healthcare Services
    • Provisioning of medical supplies, equipment & accessories to minimize disruptions in medical care and delivery of health services. Also to include any immediate psycho-social as well as mental health support by specialized organizations
    • 2. Food Security
    • Including cooked meals, micronutrients and dry ration. 
    • 3.Care & Support
    • Care for elderly, people living with disabilities, children & most disadvantaged through psycho-social support, temporary shelters, education in emergencies and other such well-being initiatives. To include any immediate measures towards protection of children in transit, those living in difficult circumstances and dealing with vulnerabilities.  
    • 4.Training, Capacity Building and Awareness
    • Create awareness about prevention, hygiene, social distancing, combating stigma in communities, psycho-social care. Train and build capacities of frontline workers through digital platforms and technology tools, as per measures prescribed by MoHFW, to strengthen the delivery of health care services.  
    • Restoration & Build Back Action Plan: These would include efforts aimed at maintaining and restoring normalcy.  To ensure that negative impact of the pandemic on regular development work is minimized. This calls for innovative solutions such that normalcy is restored at the earliest. The following categories are suggested: 
      • Steps
      • Action Chart
      • 1. Early Childhood Care and Development in Emergencies
      • Restore education for most disadvantaged children in rural and urban areas, with state permissions, using technology led solutions.
      • 2. Child Protection and Inclusion (PWD, other groups) in Emergencies
      • Interventions that can support children who were already living in difficult circumstances and have high vulnerability, mitigation efforts that reduce possibilities of any form of abuse or harm with them. 
      • 3. Health in Emergencies
      • High focus on pregnant, lactating mothers, elderly, psychosocial care, mental health, non-communicable and communicable diseases (other than Covid19)
      • 4. WASH in Emergencies
      • High focus of personal and community hygiene, hand washing practices and improved sanitation
      • 5. Livelihood and Skill Development in Emergencies
      • Livelihood & skill development programs for marginalized young adolescent girls, women, disabled persons. (Income Generation Activities)
      Beneficiaries to be targeted:
      • Cuddalore Dist  (Kurinjipadi block)
    • SC community -2/ Fishing Village – 2 / Tribal Village - 1 ) – Total: 5  Villages
      • Pondicherry:  (Villianur block)
    •           Tribal – 1 / SC village – 2 / Fishing Community– 2) – Total: 5 Villages
       Total target beneficiaries: 1425 families / Total Population – 5745 / Male – 2363 / Female – 3382 (People with Disabilities – 27)
        • S.No.
        • Particulars
        • Amount in Indian Rs.
        • 1.
        Training, Capacity Building and Awareness
        COVID-19 in selected 10 villages
        • 10 Villages X 3 months X @ Rs. 5000/-

        • 2.
        Protection Materials for families to stop the spread of Covid–19(masks, sanitizer, Gloves etc.,)
        1425 families X @ Rs. 500/-

        • 3. 
        'Food Supplies” initiative to feed the needy families with basic food materials.
        1425 families X @ Rs. 750/-

        • 4.
        Care & Support for Children, Elders, Pregnant women & people with disabilities
        10 villages X @ Rs.2 5,000/-

        WASH – Water & Sanitation programs for personal health & hygiene
        10 villages X @ Rs.50,000/- 

        • 5.
        Livelihood for the Isolated Marginalized group of families in the community in 10 villages.
        10 villages X @ Rs. 50000/-

        • 6
        Staff Salary:
        • Project Coordinator: 1no X Rs.10,000 X 12 months
        • Field Animators:  4 no X Rs.8000 X 12 months
        • ( 2 staff in Cuddalore & 2 staff in Pondicherry)

        • 7.
        Administration Cost for the total Project. (8%)

          Total  in Indian Rs.
        (Thirty Six Lakhs Seventy Two Thousand Two Hundred Seventy Rupees Only)
        36, 72, 270/-
      • My name is Koushik Ghosh Choudhury . I am a social worker from Jamshedpur , Jharkhand  . I am the active Volunteer of “Lotus Foundation” NGO  I am here to raise funds for the  NGO  to help for underprivileged  family’s of Village. ..

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