“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

To encourage more people to serve humanity and make donations, the Government of India has made provisions under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. This means that one (individual/organisation) can donate their money towards a social cause and claim income tax exemption.

DONATE TO AKSHAYA PATRA & SAVE TAX

When you donate towards Akshaya Patra as an individual or a corporate, you can claim for a 50% tax deduction at the time of filing your income tax return. The Foundation is registered under Section 12A (a) of the IT Act, 1961 and the Indian Trusts Act, 1882. Akshaya Patra is an implementing partner of the PM POSHAN Abhiyaan (earlier known as the Mid-Day Meal Programme) and has been feeding mid-day meals to school children since its inception in 2000.

THE IMPACT YOU HELPED US ACHIEVE

  • Fed 2.1 million children in 24,082 schools per day
  • 72 locations to feed children from state-of-the-art kitchens
  • Fed children in 16 states and 2 UTs

Frequently Asked Questions

As per the revised tax exemption act, effective April 1, 2017, when you make donations above ₹500 to Akshaya Patra, your donation amount will be eligible for 50% tax exemption under Section 80G of Income Tax Act.

A minimum of ₹500 needs to be donated to avail tax exemption under IT sec 80G. However, cash donations above ₹2,000 are not applicable for 80G certificates.

You will receive the tax exemption certificate immediately for all online donations above ₹500. The certificate will be sent to you on your registered email ID.

We can send you the Income Tax Exemption certificate copy for the same financial year as the donation. Write a mail to us at donorcare@akshayapatra.org.

NRI (Non-Resident Indian) donors, who are Indian citizens, holding an Indian passport are eligible for tax exemption under section 80G of the Income Tax Act. Don’t forget to mention your Indian PAN Card Number in the online donation form to avail the tax benefits. You can also write to infodesk@akshayapatra.org for any further queries.
As a resident of:

  • U.S. – avail tax exemption by donating on www.foodforeducation.org – the U.S. chapter of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.
  • U.K. – avail tax exemption by donating on www.foodforeducation.org.uk – the U.K. chapter of The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

 

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Account details

SBI FCRA Account
SBI Bank FCRA Account number – 40070204980
IFSC Code – SBIN0000691
Address: FCRA Cell, 4th Floor, State bank of India, New Delhi Main Branch, Sansad Marg, New Delhi-110001
SWIFT Code of SBI Bank – SBININBB104
Branch Code: 00691
Sort Code: 60-01-59
Equivalent Sort code: 600159
Please find attached Correspondent routing banks for SBI FCRA

When Forex transfer is initiated, INR should not be chosen. The currency should be other than INR. For doing this, if the donor wants support of intermediary banks and the currency details, we will provide the same. Common currencies ie, USD, EURO, AUD, GBP have to be used

Below details are mandatory and your donation will not be processed until you send us this information. We do not encourage anonymous donations as a policy. Also note, no donation made through debit or credit card will be acceptable adhering to RBI guidelines. To help us serve you better, please let us know your personal and donation details as soon as possible after making the donation.

Please send the following to webmaster@akshayapatra.org :-

Your Name
Your Contact No
Your Donation Transaction Number
Your Donation Amount
Your E-Mail – To send you the soft copy of the Cash Receipt.
You’re Complete Postal Address

Correspondent Bank Accounts
Details of Correspondent Bank Accounts maintained by SBI

Sl.No. Name Of Bank Currency SWIFT BIC Correspondent Code Account Number Country
1 Commonwealth Bank of Australia (4.0) AUD CTBAAU2S CTBA A/c - 06796710004168 Australia
2 National Australia Bank, Melbourne(6.0) AUD NATAAU33 NABM A/c - 1803002194500 Australia
3 SBI, Sydney. AUD SBINAU2S SBSY A/c. 30103100020001 Australia
4 SBI, Bahrain (2.0) BHD SBINBHBM SBBH A/c - 263011145002 Bahrain
5 Bank of Montreal (2.0) CAD BOFMCAM2 BOMNT A/c - 31691041275 Canada
6 Royal Bank of Canada (2.0) CAD ROYCCAT2 ROYAL A/c - 095911448364 Canada
7 SBI Toronto (8.0) CAD SBINCATX SBTR A/c - 7520030045001 Canada
8 SBI SHANGHAI CNY SBINCNSH SBSH AC 06710275228851 China
9 Den Danske Bank (40.0) DKK DABADKKK DENDA A/c - 3007515596 Denmark
10 Nordea DKK NDEADKKK NORD 5000023231 Denmark
11 Societe Generale Paris EUR SOGEFRPP SOGPE A/c - 003016200460 France
12 Commerz Bank AG, FFT (1.0) EUR COBADEFF COMME A/c - 30040000/900068253400 Germany
13 Deutsche Bank AG FFT (1.0) EUR DEUTDEFF DEUTE A/C 10095344961100 Germany
14 HSBC FRANCE (EUR) EUR HSBCF FR76 3005 6008 2908 2900 0003 984 A/c - 06796710004168 Germany
15 SBI FFT (20.0) EUR SBINDEFF SBFRE A/c - 5260710145001 Germany
16 SBI Hongkong (50.0) HKD SBINHKHH SBHK A/c - 07600201320001 Hong Kong
17 BANCA INTESA BCI S.P.A, (Banka Com. Italiana) Milan (1.0) EUR BCITITMM BCIE A/c -100100003599 Italy
18 Uni Credito Italiano, Milan (1.0) EUR UNCRITMM CRTLE A/c - 995-104480943 Italy
19 Bank of Tokyo Ltd. (200.0) MUFG Bank Limited JPY BOTKJPJT BOT A/c - 653-0439800 Japan
20 Mizuho Corporate Bk(200.0) JPY MHCBJPJT DACHI A/c - 0499020 Japan
21 SBI Tokyo (2,000.0) JPY SBINJPJT SBTK A/c -10177001220001 Japan
22 Gulf Bank K,S.C. Kuwait (2.0) KWD GULBKWKW GULF A/c - 0000000005514465 Kuwait
23 ANZ Banking Corporation, Auckland. NZD ANZBNZ22 ANZNZ A/c- 921106NZD00001 New Zealand
24 Den Norske Bank (50.0) NOK DNBANOKK DENO A/c - 7001.02.04168 Norway
25 SBI MUSCAT OMR SBINOMRX SBOM AC 00100484021001 Oman
26 Qatar National Bank QAR QNBAQAQA QNQA A/c - 0001-800572-001 Qatar
27 SBI ,Commercial Bk. Of India, Moscow, Russia. RUB CODLRUMM CTBA A/c-30111-810-7-0000-0000001 Russia
28 National Comm. Bank,Jeddah (20.0) SAR NCBKSAJE NCB A/c - SA 6010000055535311000107 Saudi Arabia
29 Development Bank of Singapore (5.0) SGD DBSSSGSG DBSN A/c - 037-000210-0 SBI Singapore
30 SBI Singapore (25.0) SGD SBINSGSG SBSN A/c - 27710001450018 Singapore
31 SBI, Johannesburg (100.0) ZAR SBINZAJJ SBJB A/c -32634000420001 South Africa
32 Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Madrid(1.0) EUR BBVAESMM BBVME A/c - 01820061770080107287 Spain
33 Skandinaviska Enskilda Bkn. Stockholm(25.0) SEK ESSESESS SEB A/c - 52018527908 Swedan
34 Svenska Handels Bkn. Stockholm (25.) SEK HANDSESS SHB A/c - 40406199 Swedan
35 Zuercher Kantonal Bank (5.0) CHF ZKBKCHZZ ZKBZ A/c - 0700-00035.769 Switzerland
36 Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank AED ADCBAEAA ADCB AC 10274073001001 UAE
37 MASHREQ BANK AED BOMLAEAD MASH AC 01903000199 UAE
38 National Bank of Abudhabi (6.0) AED NBADAEAA NBAD A/c - 0250008661 UAE
39 Standard Chartered Bank GBP SCBLDEFX SCB A/c -01269782301 UK
40 HSBC LONDON GBP MIDLGB22 HSBCL A/C 35675373 UK
41 SBI, London (15.0) GBP SBINGB2L SBLN A/c - 00035601 UK
42 BANK OF AMERICA(MER) USD BOFAUS3N BOA /6550692214 USA
43 BANK OF NEW YORK USD IRVTUS3N BONY /8033163690 USA
44 CITI BANK, NEW YORK USD CITIUS33 CITI /10929243 USA
45 DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST(BTC)-Main USD BKTRUS33 BTC /04009539 USA
46 HSBC BANK, NEW YORK USD MRMDUS33 MMBM /0000028592 USA
47 JP MORGAN CHASE USD CHASUS33 CHAMN /544721930 USA
48 SBI CALIFORNIA USD SBCAUS6L SBCA /001999999 USA
49 SBI NEW YORK USD SBINUS33 SBNY /77600125220002 USA
50 STANDARD CHARTERD BANK USD SCBLUS33 SCNY /3582088714001 USA
51 WELLS FARGO BANK (PHILADELPHIA) USD PNBPUS33 CSBP /2000090613528 USA

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