CDS reaches 1,81,000 clients and beneficiaries. As at 31st March 2011
CDS has crossed an important
stage reaching 1,81,000 poor
and below poverty line clients,
working all alone with limited
funds and staff
   
   
     
         
LEGAL STATUS
 
CDS is registered as a Public Trust under Bombay Public Trust Act Maharashtra India.
It is Registered under Income Tax Act Section 12A and it is Exempted from payment of Income Tax.
It is a Micro Finance and Micro Entrepreneurship Development Trust for poverty alleviation.
It is Registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (F.C.R.A.).
It is Registered under Income Tax Act Section 80G and all the donations made to CDS by any trust or individuals are exempted from payment of Income Tax Act as applicable.