Friday, August 15, 2014

Puttenahalli Lake finds mention among Karnataka's 15 ideas

From today's Independence Day issue of The Times Of India newspaper:  
"Independence Day is not just about looking back and saluting the people who won us our freedom. It is also about looking ahead at forces that are shaping our futures and at ideas that can bring long-lasting change."

TOI looks at 15 ideas from Karnataka that it believes have "freshness, innovation, the ability to be scaled and replicated, and potential impact".
Happy to see Save Bangalore Lakes Trust and the lakes movement as one of the 15 recognised ideas. And noteworthy that PNLIT/ Puttenahalli Lake finds mention in two places. The epaper can be seen here

PNLIT and Puttenahalli Lake are surviving because of your support. In case you have not yet contributed to PNLIT's donation drive, details are below. Let us work together to make this "idea" a truly sustaining one.

PNLIT's annual expenses are approximately Rs 6 lakhs. The trust account is audited and income tax returns since inception have been filed. For information on PNLIT's MoU with BBMP, please see here

Donations may be made in cash, cheque or by direct remittance. Donations are eligible for income tax exemption, u/s 80G of the Income Tax Act (50% deduction from taxable income). 

Donations in cash or cheque (in favour of "PNLIT") may be given to any of the PNLIT trustees. 
Details for direct remittance -
Branch name: State Bank of India, RBI Layout, Bangalore 560078 
Savings Account no: 31209228099 in the name of "PNLIT" or "Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust"
MICR Code: 560002090
IFSC Code: SBIN0004408


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