Atul Foundation 2017-18

Mr Kasturbhai Lalbhai (1894 - 1980) The legacy of Mr Kasturbhai Lalbhai has been synonymous with 3 terms in the broadest sense: excellence, perseverance and trusteeship. Social responsibility must include sympathy, helpfulness and willingness to forego self interest in order to promote the welfare, happiness and contentment of others and of the country as a whole. ~Kasturbhai Lalbhai Mr Balwantrai Mazumdar (1902 - 1981) An economist, Mr Balwantrai Mazumdar was a voracious reader, sound thinker, patient listener and a farsighted professional. He created an atmosphere of camaraderie that brought out the collective best in the people of Atul. He was the moving force behind making the first site of Atul one of the largest eco-friendly manufacturing facilities of its kind in the world. He remained with the Group till the end of his life as did most of the people whoworkedwithMr Kasturbhai Lalbhai. Mr Siddharth Kasturbhai (1923 - 1998) A chemical engineer, Mr Siddharth Kasturbhai dedicated his life towards the development of Atul conglomerate, according equal value to the creation of wealth and service to the society. The principles he upheld of trusteeship in governance, the personal qualities he lived by, of integrity, perseverance, low profile and simplicity and the single-minded devotion he gave to the tasks on handwill remain a guiding force. Make a difference Each one of us canmake a difference, together we can change. ~BarbaraMikulaski The Indian economy is the sixth largest economy in the world by nominal GDP and the third largest by purchasing power parity. However, despite rapid economic progress, 21.9% people in the country still live below the poverty line, 29% of adults and 9% of the youth are illiterate, 4%of the population is unemployed and 15%of children aremalnourished. Ever since its inception, Atul Ltd has been committed to serving the society. Atul Foundation undertakes projects under 6 key Programs – Education, Empowerment, Health, Relief, Conservation and. Infrastructure. Atul Foundation Trust (2017-18 project spend: 606.27 ` lakhs, administration cost: 3.34 lakhs) provides a complete account of the funds received ` for various projects and sends its Annual Report to every donor. If you wish to join in our endeavour of enhancing the standard of living of the less fortunate and are looking for an organisation that will channelise and direct 100% of your contribution to projects at hand, Atul Foundation may be a good option. Given below are some of the projects Atul Foundation Trust is currently implementing. If you wish to sponsor any project(s), please write to Contributions or donations to Atul Foundation Trust qualify for tax exemption under Section 80 G. 1. I wish to contribute towards the construction of _____ individual household toilets in rural areas. (cost of construction of one individual household toilet: 18,000) ` 2. I wish to contribute towards the handholding cost of ____ Adhyapikas. (handholding cost of one Adhyapika for onemonth: 5,000) ` 3. I wish to contribute ________ to the corpus of Atul Foundation Trust. Annual Report 2017-18 | Atul Foundation