Central Government has approved Mission Kakatiya Trust to accept foreign donation as per Foreign contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010. Now any foreign donation towards Mission Kakatiya can be deposited in the SB/CA Account No. 62400709179, SBH, Punjagutta Branch, Hyderabad. (An exclusive account for Trust). Union home ministry on Wednesday issued orders registering the Mission Kakatiya Trust . The objective of Mission Kakatiya is to enhance the development of agriculture based income for small and marginal farmers, by accelerating the development of minor irrigation infrastructure, strengthening community based irrigation management and adopting a comprehensive programme for restoration of tanks. Now arrival of no objection certificate (NOC) from centre, online donations can be accepted for the Mission Kakatiya Trust (Website: www.missionkakatiya.cgg.gov.in ) from anywhere in the world. Expressing gratitude to the centre for recognizing the Kakatiya Mission Trust as the social service organization, Irrigation Minister Harish Rao , appealed the Telangana NRI community spread across the globe to come forward for the restoration of tanks. He appreciated T Ramachandru, State representative in Delhi, for his continuous effort for clearance.
As per the orders, the trust can accept foreign contributions but is has to keep the centre informed about the source of funding, amount and purpose to which the fund going to be utilized. Similarly, the trust is not supposed to bring any publication or news paper or involve anything related to such activity. If the restoration of the tanks, which is principal program of Kakatiya Misison, is completed, they expected to store about 255 TMC water allocated under Krishan and Godavari basins and about 20 lakh acres could be brought under cultivation.