SGBS Trust

Unnati is an initiative of the Sree Guruvayurappan Bhajan Samaj Trust (SGBS).

SGBS, founded in 1978, has been in the forefront in bringing best of art and cultural programs ‘Utsav’(free of cost) to the general public in Bangalore.

In the early nineties, the Trust initiated programs to reach educational benefits to the economically underprivileged sections of our society under the program ‘Shiksha’.

SGBS Trust is a registered Public Charitable Trust under Section 12A (a) of the Income Tax Act 1961 vide number Trust/718/10A Vol B II/S.487/CIT-II/93 dated 15.06.93 with PAN AADTS9185M. 

Contributions to the Trust are eligible for tax exemption u/s 80G of the Indian Income Tax Act. Contributions to Unnati program of the Trust are eligible for 100% tax exemption u/s35 AC/80GGA of the Indian Income Tax Act. Donate Now

For the benefit of donors from U.S.A, SGBS has established a tie-up with Satsang Foundation, a registered organization in U.S.A for availing tax benefits in the US.
Donations marked for SGBS may be sent to Mr. Pinakin Pathak favoring “Satsang Foundation” at:

Satsang Foundation
17785 Center Court Drive, N, Suite 730
Cerritos, CA 90703, USA
Ph: (562) 865-9200 (office),  (562) 965-2165 (mobile) 
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The following programs are conducted by the SGBS trust.
Shiksha : Primary education for under privileged 
Unnati : Vocational training for unemployed youth
Utsav : Preserving traditions, promoting art and culture 
Samstha : Funeral services