Adan Pradan InfoTech, a unit of Adan Pradan Trust is associated with Sri Aurobindo Ashram – a spiritual institution, established by Sri Aurobindo and the Mother in the early quarter of the last century. It is located in Pondicherry, a small coastal town, a hundred and sixty kilometers south of Chennai in India.
Over 1500 individuals from all walks of life have gathered at the Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The Mother said, “Let us work as we pray, for indeed work is the body’s best prayer to the Divine.” Over the years the Ashram has started its own farms, workshops, trusts and small industries.
Adan Pradan Trust was established in the year 1992. It is a charitable institute, not for profit body, and the primary beneficiary of the trust is Sri Aurobindo Ashram. The first Managing Trustee was Shri R. K. Talwar, who was formerly the Chairman of State Bank of India. It is an export undertaking. The organization is registered with the Government of Pondicherry as a Small Scale Industry for development and export of software.
Adan Pradan Trust was an ISO 9001-2008 certified body up to 03.05.2012 for Design and Development of web application, software and BPO for data processing (ISO certificate).
It is a charitable trust and donations to Adan Pradan Trust for the period from 01.04.2005 are exempt from Income Tax under Section 80 G (5) (vi) of the Income Tax Act in the hands of donors subject to the limits prescribed therein. The exemption grated is permanent.
The trust will take up the work of establishing an academy to give free training to insufficiently skilled engineering graduates in information technology to make them employable in the IT Industry.