FAQ ON DONATION TO SWARAJ INDIA

Who Can Donate Money to Swaraj India?

Individually, only Indian Citizens and Non-Resident Indians can donate to Swaraj India.
Corporations that are registered in India can donate to Swaraj India.

In Which Currency Should Donations be Made?

Donations can be made only in Indian Rupee.

From What Bank Accounts Should Donations be Made?

For Indian Citizens and Corporations, donations should normally be made from their Indian Rupee bank accounts in India.
For Non-Resident Indians, donations should normally be made from their Indian Rupee NRO bank accounts.

Are Donations Exempt from Income Tax?

Donations to Swaraj India are exempt from Income Tax.

*Do Donations to Swaraj India Qualify as Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Expenditure and are Therefore Deductible Expenses?
No, donations to to Swaraj India do not qualify as CSR expenditure.

How can donations be made to Swaraj India ?

Donations can be made through Swaraj India’s online donations portal or through direct deposit to Swaraj India’s bank account.

What is the Bank Account to Which Donations to Swaraj India Should be Sent?

Bank: State Bank of India
Address: Kendriya Vihar-2, Sector 82, Noida, Gautam Buddh Nagar Uttar Pradesh 201301
Account Holder: Swaraj India
Account No: 36690910947
IFS Code: SBIN0010079

Does Swaraj India have any Overseas Bank Account to Which Money can be Transferred as Donation?

No. It is not legal for Swaraj India to have overseas bank account.

Can Foreigners Donate Directly to Indigent Indian Families?

Yes. This is in the nature of gift. However, tracking and managing the beneficiary, the donation, the utilisation is very difficult. It is not possible for Swaraj India to manage this. It is best such donations be made through established NGOs with FCRA Certificate. Swaraj India is presently not providing cash support to people in distress – our activity is restricted to food support – cooked or dry ration.