HOW CAN YOU HELP THE INSTITUTE?
The Institute is a public charitable Institution funded by donations from philanthropic individuals and Trusts. Donations may be given for particular schemes or earmarked funds. The accounts are duly audited every year by a reputed firm of Accountants.
* Maintaining a student:

The Institute annually incurs a cost of about Rs. 100,000/- per student. A donor can sponsor a student for a year by a donation of Rs. 20,000.00, or by establishing an Endowment Fund of Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees Two lacs), from which a student/students can be maintained for a period of 10 years. If the sponsorship is in memory of a departed one, the student remembers the deceased in rituals and prayers. He also takes names of the donor's family in Tandarosti.
* Annual Baj-Rojgar Ceremonies:

Annual Afringan, Farokhshi, Baj and Stum (on fruits) are performed by students for five years for a donation of Rs.10,000.00.
* Sponsoring a Meal:

A donor can sponsor a meal for students. On festive occasions, students recite a Tandarosti. On death anniversaries a Stum (on fruits) is recited. The costs are Rs.1500.00 for a vegetarian meal, and Rs.2,500.00 for a non-vegetarian meal. Sweet-dishes (pudding, custard, jelly etc.) or ice-cream can be provided for an additional sum of Rs. 500.00 or Rs.800.00. Annual bookings of meals can also be made. A donor can sponsor a breakfast or evening snack for Rs. 600/-. Owing to inflation, the amount specified above may be revised from time to time.
Other earmarked Funds:
1) General Maintenance Fund: It can be utilized for any Institute related activity.
2) Bhojan Fund: Utilised towards providing food.
3) Education Fund: For educational expenses and tuitions.
4) Book Fund: Utilised towards purchasing text and note books.
5) Library Fund: For maintaining the Institute Library and purchasing books for it.
6) Medical Fund: For students' medical expenses and running the Medicare Centre.
7) Mobed Amelioration Fund: For providing help to practicing and aged Mobeds.
8) Athornan Mandal-WZO Scheme: For providing monthly stipends and related benefits to young Mobeds.
9) Milk Fund: Utilised towards giving milk to students.
Donations can be made either in cash or by Cheque, favouring Athornan Mandal, and sent to the addresses given below. The Athornan Mandal is also authorized to receive foreign contributions. For any further inquiries kindly contact:
1) The Principal, 2) The Joint Honorary Secretaries,
Dadar Athornan Institute,
651-52, Firdausi Road,
Mancherji Joshi Parsi Colony,
Dadar, Mumbai 400 014. INDIA.
Athornan Mandal,
240, Navsari Bldg., 2nd Flr.,
Dr. Dadabhai Navroji Road,
Fort, Mumbai 400 001. INDIA.
Telephone : +91-22-24138086;
+91-22-6582 5137
Email : info@dadarathornaninstitute.org
Telephone : +91-22-2207 0784
With the good will of the community, the Institute is fast approaching its centenary. As long as the work of the Institute is appreciated by the community, it will continue to light the lamps of devotion and learning in the hearts of young priests and inspire them to tend the holy fires. We look forward to your generous patronage.
July 2012.
   
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