About us

 

NDDB Foundation for Nutrition (NFN) has been promoted by the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), its subsidiaries (Indian Immunologicals Limited, IDMC Limited, Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetables Private Limited) and Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF).

It has been registered in October 2015 at Anand, Gujarat, as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and as a Trust under the Bombay Public Charitable Trust Act as applicable to the state of Gujarat.

Mission Statement:NFN would strive to contribute towards eradication of malnutrition in school children by providing them safe milk & milk products”.

Major Objectives:

  1. To provide nutrition support to children through milk or milk products to eradicate malnutrition.
  2. To promote consumption of milk and milk products including fortified milk & milk products.
  3. To raise funds and accept donations, grants of money, securities property of any kind from sources those are conducive to the promotion of the objectives of the society.
  4. To receive funds under Corporate Social Responsibility obligations of companies as listed out in Schedule VII of the Companies Act, 2013 as amended from time to time for the purpose of providing nutrition support to children.

The NFN Trust is registered u/s 12AA of IT Act 1961. Registration no. is AACTN 2526N/751/15-16/T-1044/12 AA dated 03.03.2016.

The NFN Trust has been granted approval u/s 80G (5) of IT Act 1961. Registration no. is AACTN 2526N/486/15-16/T-767/80G (5) dated 03.03.2016. Donations made to the Trust or Institution shall qualify for deduction u/s 80G (5) of IT Act 1961.

As per the Ministry of Corporate Affairs Notification dated, 23rd May 2016 - Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2016, in rule 4, for sub rule (2), the following sub rule shall be substituted:

The Board of a company may decide to undertake CSR activities approve by the CSR committee, through – a company established under section 8 of the act or a registered trust or a registered society, established by the Central Government or State Government or any entity established under Act of parliament or State Legislature

NDDB Foundation for Nutrition, having been founded by NDDB which was established under act of parliament, thus its donors will be exempted under CSR.