Donations & Endowments

The Academy invites donations from the Fellows of the Academy and also from public with a view to enlarge its activities. Donations to the Academy are exempted from Income-tax under Sec. 80G for the Donors (UR No.AADAT7474P/05/17-18/T-0750/80G dated 14.08.2018). Donations may8 either be made by cheque drawn in favour of “The Academy of Sciences, Chennai” or by Bank transfer to “State Bank of India, Anna University Branch (Chennai), S.B. Ac. No.10496976924. IFSC:SBIN0006463”, with prior intimation to “The Secretary, The Academy of Sciences, Chennai”.

Donations received so far and the Endowments Funds established in the name of individuals for promoting any specific activity as per the wish of the Donors are listed below.

Donations Received with List of Donors

1. Dr. T. Ramasami               : Rs. 11,500/-
2. Dr. R. Asokamani.             : Rs. 11,500/-
3. Dr. V. Devanathan             : Rs. 5,00,000/-
4. Dr. M. Anandakrishnan    : Rs. 2,00,000/-
5. Sridharan Devanathan     : Rs. 1,00,000/-
6. Dr. N. Vasudevan              : Rs. 77,000/-
7. Dr. M. Santappa’s family : Rs. 4,00,000/-

Total                                       : Rs. 13,00,000/-

From the Donations received, the following Endowment Funds have been created as per the wish of the Donors:

Endowment Funds

1. Dr. M. Anandakrishnan Endowment Fund : Rs. 3,00,000/-
2. Dr. V. Devanathan Endowment Fund          : Rs. 6,00,000/-
3. Dr. M. Santappa Endowment Fund.            : Rs. 4,00,000/-
Total                                                                     : Rs. 13,00,000/-