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  NGO Name

ARTI (Appropriate Rural Technologies Ins..

  Year Established


  Primary Contact

Dr. AD Karve


2nd Floor, Maninee Apartments


S No 13, Dhayarigaon, Pune








  Phone 1

(91 20) 4390348

  Phone 2

(91 20) 4392284


(91 20) 4390348


  NGO Work



Rural Technology Development & Training



  Annual Budget

Rs. 93,000

  FCRA clearance?





  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Pre-Approval Site Visit by Anand B. Rao (AID Pittsburgh)

Post-Approval Site Visit by Priyanka Dasgupta [] (former AID Boston volunteer) in early Nov 2003


  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo



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  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Rural Entrepreneurship Development Centr..

$ 2111


  +  Training Self-Help Group Women in Rural ..

$ 1960



$ 4071




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  NGO Goals



The primary objective of the institute is to develop, standardise, popularise and commercialise innovative rural technologies aimed at improving the quality of life and standard of living of rural inhabitants of India. Special emphasis is laid on making traditional rural businesses more profitable and on generating new moneymaking opportunities in the rural sector through introduction of novel technologies.



To date, ARTI has completed about 35 projects funded by various agencies, and is currently conducting about 10 projects. The institute now has nearly 20 standardised and field-tested technologies to offer to rural entrepreneurs through its REDC. The activities are no longer restricted to Maharashtra, but have spread to other states including Goa, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himac more...



Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI) was founded in 1996, by a group of scientists, technologists and social workers, who had devoted practically their entire adult life to rural development. The institute is registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1860 under number Maharashtra/4703/SATARA, and under the Bombay Public Trusts Act of 1950 under number F-4674. The institute has also been registered under FCRA (Registration No. 083930327) and is allowed to receive funding from foreign agencies.
The society has currently 20 members. Only those participating in the activities of the institute can become members of the society. The governing body comprises of nine trustees, elected once every 5 years, from among the members.
The institute has a Registered Offic more...




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