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  NGO Name

5th Pillar USA

  Year Established

1997

  Primary Contact

Subasini Periyakaruppan

  Address

1568 Spring Hill Road, Suite 200

 

Mclean

  District

Fairfax county (VA), USA

  State

Tamil Nadu

  PIN

22102

  Email

endcorruption@5thpillar.org

  Phone 1

7039017925

  Phone 2

-

  Fax

-

     

  NGO Work

 

  Category

Social Empowerment through RTI

  Website

www.5thPillar.org

  Annual Budget

Rs. 705000

  FCRA clearance?

No

 

 

         

  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

Balakumar Swaminathan, AID CIncinnati

Jayaram Venkatesan, AID Chennai

 
 
   

  NGO - Chapter / Coordinator

  Number of chapters or coords coordinating this ngo

  1

 

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  +  Cincinnati / Saurabh Mittal
   

  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  RTI 5th Pillar

$ 15666

 
 

 Total 

$ 15666

 

 

 

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  NGO Goals

 

 

• Create awareness and educate people regarding the Right to Information Act 2005.
• Create huge awareness among the poor and illiterates to make the ACT familiar to them and guide them to make the best use of the Act.
• Curb Corruption in Government and Public Sector, both of elected representatives & officials and Prevent Corruption in Private Sector as well.
• Get support from other Pillars and extend support to other Pillars in fight more...

  Achievements

 

Zero Rupee Note (ZRN):
The Zero Rupee Note (ZRN) is a Campaign Tool that acts as a visual symbol of unwillingness to pay bribe; A tool that can trigger debate on corruption, rather than allowing the topic to be shoved under the carpet; A tool that can be used as a substitute for giving bribes and instill the confidence in every citizen to face a situation where a bribe is demanded; A tool that more...

  Summary

 

5th Pillar is a non profit non government organization that aims to eliminate corruption from the face of our country by way of RTI Act 2005 and other innovative methods including the Zero Rupee note, Anti-corruption campaigns, empowering the youth etc. Within the last one year, 5th Pillar has seen several successes ranging from obtaining the basic services and fundamental rights to the citizens to earning back several thousand rupees to the Government. The organization is steadily moving forward and has gained lot of support with several honest government employees, student community and the general public on board.

 
 
 

  

 
 

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