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Prayas is registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860.( No. S -20291 dated August 29, 1989). To foster its growth and to specialize vocational education, Prayas JAC Society set up the Jan Shikshan Sansthan Prayas (JSSP), registered under the Indian Societies Act, 1860 vide registration No. 37213 of 2000.

Prayas has been recognized under Section -60 (I) of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976 by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India No. II / 21022 /83/59/93 -FCRA -III dated Dec. 20, 1993 (Registration No. 231650681) (FCRA CERTIFICATE VALIDITY FROM 01/11/2016  to 31/10/2021), for receiving foreign contributions. It has been granted registration under section -80 (G) (5) (vi) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 by the Directorate of Income Tax (Exemptions), New Delhi No. DIT (EXEMPT) / P-109 /91/95-96/1170. The office of the Commissioner of Income Tax (Computer Operations) has also been issued a Permanent Account Number (PAN) AAATPO449E. Prayas is recognized as a ‘Fit Institution’ under sub-section (II) of section -2 of the Juvenile Justice Act. 1986 read with Rules 34 and 35 of Juvenile Justice (Delhi) Rules, 1987 vide Notification number F6 (13) DSW /DDCW/96-97 dated June 6 1997, of the Directorate of Social Welfare, Govt. of NCT Delhi (formerly run under the control and guidance of the Directorate of Social Welfare, Delhi Administration). The Prayas Observation Home for Boys is now being managed entirely by Prayas with financial support provided by the Delhi Government. This arrangement conforms to the JJ Act, 2000 whereby Prayas qualifies as a ‘Fit Institution’ to run such a home.


HomePrayas Registration Certificate - S-20291/1989

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