From earth, herbs; from herbs, food; from food, seed, and from seed, human beings. We thus consist of the essence of food.’
– Taittiriya Upanishad
Yes. Section 80G of the Income Tax Act provides a 50% tax exemption for all donations made to Govardhan Annakshetra. This tax exemption is valid only in India.
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We gratefully accept contributions of any size and appreciate them greatly. However, we ask that you make the largest contribution possible in order to aid in expanding our reach and providing nourishing meals to the most in need in rural areas.
In order for you to claim 50% tax exemption u/s 80G in India on your donations, you need to provide us your PAN Number and address
Yes. The donation receipt is shared via email ID as provided by you.
You can make a donation online using this website. Alternatively, you can donate when you visit Govardhan Ecovillage.
As per rules of the Government of India, non-Indian passport holders can transfer their donation amount to our FCRA account for which please connect at:
Phone: +91 9370950813
Your donation will directly go to all existing programmes and new endeavours of Govardhan Annakshetra to help the most needy in rural India.
You can associate with us as a patron member by making a one time donation. There are daily, monthly, and yearly patron options through which you can have a bigger association.
Yes, you are most welcome to visit Govardhan Annakshetra at Govardhan Ecovillage and be a part of the sewa.
Villages under our care have undergone socio-economic transformation, taking strides in nutritional security and economic empowerment, especially for youth and women.
We urge you to come and see how lives have changed.