About us

Organizational Details :

Name of the Organization Sosva Training And Promotion Institute (STAPI)
President  Shri. P. D. Karandikar I.A.S. (Retd) 
Chief Executive Parinita Kanitkar

Registration Details :

Societies Registration Act 1860 Reg.No.962/2000/G.B.B.S.D. Dated 20/9/2000
Bombay Public Trust Act  1950 Reg.No. F-22292 Dated 30/11/2000
12A (a) Income Tax Act 1961 Reg.No.TR.4/2001-02/130 Dated 22/3/2002

Foreign Contribution Regulation Act Registration (FCRA) :

Organization Registration No. 83930479
Date of Original Registration 22.03.2007
Renewed on 31.10.2016
Valid until 31.10.2021
Nature Economic Educational Social

Income Tax exemptions under Income Tax Act 1961 :

Section80G No.PN/CIT-III/Tech/80G/424/2011-2012/2794 Dated 17/2/2012 from 1/4/2012 until withdrawn
Section35AC No: S.O.No.1371(E) dated 31 July 2014 valid upto 31/3/2017
Permanent Account Number AADTS7565H
Auditors Mukund Ingalgaonkar & Associates, Pune

Accreditation :

STAPI is accredited by Credibility Alliance for Desirable Norms Registration No. CA/59/2009-2010
Empanelment with TISS - National CSR Hub: Code 1/2/11/027


The SOSVA Training and Promotion Institute (STAPI) is a support service organization focusing on building the capacities of the voluntary organizations working in the diverse field of social sectors to enable them to play a more sustainable and effective role in all sectors of socio-economic development in the service of the under-privileged section of the community. This includes capacity building, NGO promotion and their strengthening for qualitative sustainable contribution for the betterment of society.

The Governing Council of STAPI are the people of vision, dedication and experience recipients of several national and international awards like Padmabhushan, Magasaysay and Mother Teresa Awards in recognition of their long years of selfless service in community welfare and Public Health. Their presence on our Governing Council vouches for our integrity and commitment to the voluntary sector. Late.Mr. V. Srinivasan, IAS (Retd) and Late. Dr. R. S. Arole are the Founder Members of STAPI.

STAPI is organizing series of training Programmeson various issues relevant to NGOs. STAPI as a support service organization is focusing mainly on strengthening and capacity building NGOs / CBO’s / CSO’s / People's Collectives formed by SHG’s / SHG Federations / Various village and Urban level Committees like Community Managed Resource Centers / Mahila Arogya Samiti’s working in diverse field of Social Sectors.

STAPI have also the rich experience in conduct of entrepreneurship training; Vocational training and Skill trainings in the areas of Health – Training of Bedside Assistants / Hygiene Technicians Trainings in Tailoring, Making of Nutritious food for Aaganwadi Children Running of Flour Mill, Goatary, Poultry and Spices Making training.

Sosva Training and Promotion Institute have been recognized as a capacity building partner by various national and international organizations for conduct of various trainings and for Implementation of Social Development Projects.

STAPI has also brought out several publications for the voluntary organizations. It is making continuous efforts in inculcating the good governance norms in voluntary organizations aiming at transparency and accountability in their functioning.

Linkages; Networking & Tie-ups at District level STAPI as a Nodal Agency / Mother NGO and as a capacity building organization has strong linkages and excellent network with several NGO’s & their networks, with various Government Organizations at Block, District, State and National level. STAPI thus has a rich experience and expertise in organizing capacity building initiatives for NGOs and individuals from various sectors and with different background of experience and expertise.

Sectors of Operations :

  • Health and Family Welfare
  • Women and Child Development
  • Rural Development
  • Social Welfare
  • Youth Welfare
  • Panchayati Raj Institutions
  • Drinking Water
  • Micro Finance
  • Prevention of HIV / AIDS
  • Skill Building

Major Areas of Operations :

  • Capacity building of Grass root community based organizations for human resourcedevelopment
  • Vocational Training for Entrepreneurship Development ,livelihood opportunities and sustainable self / wage employment
  • Capacity Building , Strengthening of People’s Collectives and Networking,
  • Conduct of TNA’s, Baseline / Midline / End line Survey; Revalidation of Data; Project Mapping, Pre Project Planning, Project Formulation, Project Management, Project Implementation, Project Monitoring and Evaluation and Project Impact Assessment
  • Providing implementation assistance, Handholding Support and Supportive Supervision including providing technical assistance to the NGO’s / CBO’s
  • Conduct of Operational Research
  • Publications for the NGOs / CBO’s