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Donations made to SSMI are exempt under section 80 (G) of the Income Tax Act. Under Section 6 (1) (c) of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act 1976, SSMI is permitted to receive donation and funds in foreign currency.
Scholarships for students who have shown competence and potential in Music, Dance, Fine Arts and Sports.
Scholarship amount Rs. 5000 to 10,000 per month. This would include equipment required, tution fees (at specialized training centers) and conveyance (including participation in events)
Amount Required: Rs. 15 lakhs per scholarship
Options: You could create a fixed deposit jointly with SSMI for the entire amount or just make a dedicated donation. When such dedicated donations reach Rs. 15 lakhs SSMI would create a fixed deposit for the student and inform all the donors regarding the scholarship created. The purpose is to create a scholarship corpus fund and the interest to be used. Through the process number of students can gain through the scholarship.
You could chose a slum in Delhi and create a per-school (Balwadi) for children below 6 years. The cost for about 30 children Balwadi is around Rs. 25,000 per month (this includes, tution fee, mid-day meal, clothes, rental and utilities for setting up the Balwadi and initial capital for setting up).
The Balwadi could be named as per the donor’s choice.
Amount Required: Rs. 18 lakhs per Balwadi
Options: You could create a fixed deposit in jointly with SSMI for the entire amount or just make a dedicated donation. In case of a collective fixed deposit the name would be Sanjay Deepak Balwadi. (Name of children killed in the bombing of Air India Plane in 1985)
While AIIMS provides free of cost operations but the lenses required for chidren below the age of 15 have to be paid for. On an average they cost about Rs. 15,000. Your donation would be kept aside and as and when a patient requires a lens the same would be provided.
These are unspecified amounts starting from a minimum of Rs. 1000.
Funds donated under unattached donations would be used at the discretion of SSMI Management.