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Please let us know through email whether you wish to adopt a variety in a single location (Rs.15,000/-) or in two locations (Rs.30,000/-). 


Do let us know if you wish to adopt more than one variety.  We will let you know which the variety that we have assigned to you is. 


Contributions may be sent by cheque favouring “Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems” or through Bank transfer.  The bank account details are as follows:

Name of the Bank - Indian Overseas Bank

Branch Details - Adyar Branch, No.12, Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai - 600 020

Account Number - 000 201 0000 18293

Payee Name - Centre for Indian Knowledge Systems

Type of Account - Savings Bank Account

IFSC- IOBA 000 000 2

MICR Code - 600020043

Donations to our Centre are exempt under Sec. 80G of the Income Tax Act and you are eligible for a 50% Tax exemption.



     If you are making a bank transfer or sending us a cheque please do send us a mail giving us the details of the transfer, amount and your contact details (name, postal address, email ID and PAN number) and mention that the contribution is for “Namma Nellu”  - conservation of indigenous rice varieties.


      If you are a foreign citizen or contributing from abroad please contact us (email us) and we will give you the account details for transfer.  Under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) we have strict guidelines that we need to follow while receiving contributions from outside the country and also from foreign citizens.   Hence, this request.

What will I Get in Return?

  • Your name will appear in the website with the support that you have provided.

  • During the month of July you will get a gift kit with 5 indigenous rice varieties. 

  • You will get email update every quarter.

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