About Seeds Trust

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Social Education and Environmental Development Scheme (SEEDS) Trust, Popularly Known as SEEDS Trust is a non-governmental, non-profit making voluntary social service organization established in 1997 under Indian Charitable Trusts Act of 1882. It is also registered as a charity under the Income Tax act 80G, 12 A(a) and the Foreign Contribution regulation act (FCRA).

Our Vision

SEEDS Trust envisions to enable needy communities to become self-reliant through integrated approaches and to conserve natural resources for the benefit of present and future communities


Our Mission

The Trust has a mission to enable disadvantaged groups through an integrated approach that addresses their physical, educational, environmental and economic welfare. The organization visualizes global transformation through local change. The organization’s work will contribute to the achievement of the appropriate Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of UN in the target area.

Legal Status


Organization legal name Social Education and Environmental Development Scheme (SEEDS) Trust
Acronym SEEDS Trust
Legal Status Registered under Indian Charitable Trust’s Act 1882 (Non Profit and Non Government Organisation)
Date of Registration 10, January 1997
Trust Registration No 1/1997
Income Tax Exemption Registered under Income Tax Act (1961)12A (a)& 80 G
PAN Number AACTS5422L
FCRA Registration No 075890286

Programme areas:


1. Women and Child Development
     a. Women/girls, Street and working children - support for education and rehabilitation.
     b. Tribal/fisher folk, women, Farmer and community development
     c. Health, water and sanitation
     d. Human and Labour rights programmes
     e. Skill Training and Income generation opportunities for disadvantaged groups

2. Biodiversity Conservation
     a. Conservation of Mangroves and associated marine and coastal eco system
     b. Wild life conservation – Slender loris, Elephant, Tiger, Vulture other Species and habitat conservation
     c. Tamil Nadu Biodiversity conservation and Greening Project (TBGP)