What is Ankur?

Ankur is a special school for Mentally Retarded (M.R.) Children, only such school in entire Bhavnagar District, functioning for last 30 years.


Mentally retarded people to become economically self dependant, socially participative and individually self reliant


To improve the quality of life of mentally retarded children of Bhavnagar District by providing a range of unique training, practical learning, innovative therapies and qualitative services to enable and empower them to satisfy their special needs to make them self sufficient.

Organization type

Ankur is a Non-Government Organization (NGO), established under various Government acts and provisions.


Ankur has excellent infrastructure in terms of well designed main building with facilities for classes, conference hall, play ground, computer room, library, vocational centre etc. for the improvements of the children.

Legal status and registrations

  • Trust Regi. No. E-459
  • P.W.D. Act 1995 Regi. No. 72/97
  • National Trust Regi. No. 615 (M.R.)
  • Arunim Membership No. 2024
  • PAN No.
  • Authorized to collect Foreign Donations - FERA Regi. No. 041980062
  • Donations under Income Tax Act Sec. 80-G (50%) and 35-AC (100%)
  • Partner of Share & Care Foundation, USA. Supporters can donate to Ankur through Share & Care and avail Tax Benefits as per US Govt. Rules

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