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Earthquake Update Appeal No. 3 (3nd Feb 2001)

8. Donate generously

To coordinate donations, the "Janpath Citizens Initiative / Janvikas / Kutch Navnirman Abhiyan", have set up a Separate Account with the Global Trust Bank.

You can make your contributions by way of Cheques / Demand Drafts / Direct Money Transfer favouring:

"Janvikas (EQ) A/c no. 2101016292".

Global Trust will accept contributions made to this account in all its branches across the country. Please note that several banks have waived the service fee for issuing Demand Drafts made to earthquake relief efforts.

You can drop the cheques/DDs in any of Global Trust Bank branches. The Bangalore Branches are in the following locations:

1. 21/15, M. G. Road, Bangalore 560 001 Tel: 5596625
2. 547, CMH Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore 560 038 Tel: 5284710
3. 209/1, Bellary Road, Sadashivanagar, Bangalore 560 079 Tel: 3446103
4. 7/24, 11th Main, 4th Block, Jayanagar East, Bangalore 560 011. Tel: 6541431

If you have problems reaching the Global Trust Bank, you can send your Cheque/DD contributions to HID Forum or ESG, for which Janvikas receipts will be issued:

HID Forum
3 Lavelle Mansions
1/2, Lavelle Road, Bangalore 560 001
Tel: 2270762/2243762
Fax: 2243763
Email: hidforum@vsnl.com

Environment Support Group
S-3, Rajashree Apartments
18/57, 1st Main Road
S. R. K. Gardens
Jayanagar, Bannerghatta Road
Bangalore 560 041.

Telefax: 91-80-6341977
Fax: 91-80-6723926 (PP) Email: esg@bgl.vsnl.net.in

Cash contributions are collected at HID Forum.

You may also send your contributions directly to Ahmedabad, but please remember that such Cheques/DDs may take several days to clear. These Cheques/DDs should also be drawn in favour of "Janvikas (EQ) a/c no. 2101016292" and mailed to:

105-6 Royal Chinmay Apartments
Behind Simandhar Towers, Judges
Bungalows Road
Ahmedabad 380 015.

Tel: 91-79-6857745
24 hour hotline: 6856685, 6857745, 6857443

Email: socjust@icenet.net or jv-hidrc@icenet.net
(Swift Code: GTBKINBB021 - Global Trust Bank Limited, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad 380 015)

100% Income Tax Waiver for Donations:

Shri. R. K. Pathania, Member, Central Board of Direct Taxes, New Delhi, following a tour of the earthquake affected villages has declared that:

"Donations made on or before 30th June 2001, to Charitable Institutions already registered with the Income-Tax Department will be entitled for 100% deduction from taxable income of the donor." (Press Release of S. K. Gam, ITO (PR) For Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Gujarat, Ahmedabad dated 31 January 2001 No. CC/ABD/PR/A62/2000-01

All contributions made to the aforementioned Janavikas account are thus eligible for this relief. Janvikas 80 (G) Registration No.: HQIII/33(151)/98-99 valid from 1.4.98 to 31.3.2001

In case of foreign donations make contribution to: JANVIKAS- A/c No: 9687; Bank of India, Panchwati Branch, Ahmedabad. SWIFT CODE NO.: BKIDINBBAAMB. Janvikas has the requisite clearance under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act.

Online donations via credit cards can be made by logging onto http://www.icicicommunities.org, favouring Give Foundation, Money2India or Infinity Internet Banking.

OXFAM (India) account:

Contributions may also be made to "OXFAM India", for which 100% Tax relief is available under Sec 80 (G).

1. Oxfam (India)
'Vijaya Shree'
4th A Main, Off Bellary Road, Hebbal
Bangalore - 560 024

Tel: 363 2964/363 3274
Fax: 363 1371 (Attn. Oxfam India).
Email: oxfamindia@vsnl.com

2. CBCI Society for Medical Education (St.John's Medical College Hospital) with the following instruction: "ABA 021000018

Transfer Funds to Bank of New York, New York; a/c number 8900044535 for further credit of St.John's Medical College Campus Branch, Bangalore for credit of CBCI a/c No. 10790 with them"

Copy details of the funds transferred to parveen@vwebsol.com & fr_ousey@yahoo.com

Donate on Line:

Log on to http://www.icicicommunities.org and make donations via credit card, cheques in the name of Give Foundation, Money to India or Infinity Internet Banking.