thank all the eminent personalities of Orissa & other parts of India who came
up with this noble idea of settling a charitable trust in the honor of legendary
late Smt. Nandini Satpathy. I am also thankful to all the associate members of
Smt. Nandini Satpathy Memorial Trust who have contributed their wealth, vision
& efforts for the cause of our trust. I am grateful to all who have entrusted
me to lead this trust as its chairman.
mission statement is "Giving alms is not charity, it only makes beggars out
of the needy. Charity is to device a module which the needy or the under privileged
can use & improve on their lives’. I request you to read the aims and objectives
of our trust. If you believe in them, have the zest to improve the world around
you and are willing to work for it too then you are welcome to join us in our
feel free to send in your views, suggestions & questions in regard with the
intent Smt. Nandini Satpathy Memoral Trust (SNSMT) stands for:
erect, equip and maintain or contribute towards establishments, erection, equipment
and maintenance of colleges, schools, bal-mandirs, libraries, free reading rooms,
gymnasiums, swimming pools, hospitals, dispensaries, medical clinics -including
clinics for tuberculosis patients, nursing homes, maternity homes, orphanages,
home for widows, destitute or other unattached woman, vikas grahas and charitable
institutions for the relief of poor, education, medical relief and advancement
of other objects of general public utility not involving the carrying on of any
activity of profit.
establish educational institutions encouraging literature, arts, medicine, science,
agricultural crafts, history, technology, and technical education in all branches.
to different universities existing or which may hereafter come into existence
for the purpose of encouraging education.
to hospitals, infirmaries, maternity homes, orphanages, sanatoriums, boarding
houses, hostels and charitable dispensaries.
Awarding scholarships and fellowships in cash or in such other form on such terms
and conditions as the Trustees may think fit for the purpose of undertaking, pursuing
and encouraging studies PROVIDED THAT such scholarships and fellowships shall
be awarded to such poor and/ or deserving students and scholars studying in schools,
colleges, universities and other educational institutions in India or abroad and
who cannot afford and have no means to prosecute the same.
up or helping by endowments orphanages or poor houses for the benefits of orphans
and poor persons and awarding of scholarships and cash payments to poor persons
and widows desirous of receiving a primary, secondary and/ or higher education
and/ or research in any branch or branches of science in its widest sense.
pay tuition fees, examinations fees, boarding and lodging fees to deserving students
and to supply books free of cost to such students.
make monthly or other periodical or lump sum grants and contributions for the
advancement of education to educational institutions.
render financial help to deserving students to enable them to purchase books and
other equipments necessary for their education.
render financial help to needy and deserving persons to enable them to obtain
medical treatment either in India or abroad in cash or in such other forms and
on such terms and conditions, as Trustees shall deem fit PROVIDED HOWEVER that
in case of medical treatment to be obtained abroad, financial help should be rendered
give financial help to needy widows and orphans for the purpose of their maintenance,
medical treatment and education specially in arts and crafts so as to enable them
to earn their livelihood.
or rendering help to any institutions for the alleviation of human suffering.
To distribute blankets, rags, woolen clothing’s, clothes or cotton, woolen, silken
and other varieties of cloths to the needy.
Satpathy & Sh. Devendra Satpathy working in Cyclone effected area 1971
start, maintain and assist any relief measures in those parts, which are subject
to natural calamities, like famine, fire, flood, dearth of water, earthquake,
Cyclone etc. Without distinction and irrespective of religion, castes or creed
to give relief to poor, relief to the deserving, medical relief advancement and
propagation of any object of general public charity, public institutions, maintenance
and support of the schools, educational institutions, hospitals, relief of any
distress caused by the elements of nature, give educational grants and assistance
in advancement of learning in all its branches, establishing research work in
connection with medicine, literature, technology, science, industrial problems
or for providing funds for instituting and/ or starting professorships or lectureships
or giving scholarships in any branch of medicine, family planning, science, technology
or commerce or law giving free aid to any charitable institutions, trusts, associations,
undertake agricultural activities, horticultural activities for development of
the rural poor life, and development of medicinal plants, herbal plants, flower
plants for export purposes.
establish school, colleges for promoting agricultural science, horticultural science,
pisciculture, dairy farming, poultry farming, goatery and other similar activities
for economic benefit of the rural poor.
To take care leproscopic
patients, HIV AIDS patients, & patients of such diseases for which cure is
yet to be developed.
help self-help groups either man/woman, create job opportunities for them, provide
finance, get financial aid for them, tie-up with bankers for their finance and
advance their objective of self-help.
Aims and Objectives of Smt. Nandini Satpathy Memorial Trust’ are as follows
& Youth development work.
undertake any programme of rural development including any programme for promoting
the social and economic welfare of, or the uplift of the public in any rural area,
and the funds of the association/ institution raised for this purpose would be
utilized for the above object.
benefits of the Trust shall be open to all Indians irrespective of caste, creed