Please contact us if you have any query that is not answered below

Who are Adharshila’s major funders?

We are currently funded by the the Sitadevi Malhotra Charitable Trust, the Dharampal Satyapal charitable Trust and various individual donors and patrons

What is the future of the children after they pass out of Adharshila?

All our graduates so far have got jobs, become self-employed or are studying further. We are setting up a series of Vocational Training programs to increase employability of our students in government and private sector jobs, both locally and in cities.

What are Adharshila’s overheads as compared to total cost?

Adharshila’s overheads typically stay below 10% of total costs, so that the major part of our donations go straight to the beneficiaries

What is Adharshila’s total annual cost?

Our total annual cost for the FY 2019-20 was about ₹ 50 lakhs, or about Rs. 4.2 lakhs per month

Does the top management draw a salary?

No. All members of the Governing Board (except the Secretary, Mr Merajuddin) work in a voluntary capacity

Does Adharshila have recognition from Government bodies?

Yes. Adharshila has been granted 12A and 80G recognition by the Income Tax department, FCRA clearance by the Union Home Ministry, and recognition as a High School by the Madhya Pradesh State Education Department.

Are donations to Adharshila eligible for tax exemption?

Yes, all donations in India, the UK and the USA are eligible under the local laws of these countries.

Does Adharshila follow efficient management practices?

Yes. Our team and teachers face regular performance appraisals, and various donors perform due diligence on us from time to time.

Does Adharshila have regular audits?

Yes. We have our formal audit every year and file our returns on time. Our account books are available to anybody on request.

What are some of Adharshila’s key achievements in recent times?

Please visit our website or Facebook page for the latest achievements, events, announcements and other updates.

How can I work with Adharshila

You can work full time with Adahrshila as a team member or a fellow (see ‘Join Us) or as a volunteer (see ‘Volunteer’).

Become a Scrapper or a Fellow

Join hands with Adharshila to contribute to, and associate with a hands-on, life-changing experience of working with children or a tribal community. You will find the stint a highly enriching experience.


Village: Agara, Tehsil: Vijaypur, Distt: Sheopur, Madhya Pradesh 476332


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