Vikasa Educational Trust is a non-profit organization established in December 1982 under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. The founding governing body consisted of 7 educators sharing similar concerns about the abuses endured by children because of unhealthy educational practices.
The members of the first Governing body were Anne Radhakrishnamurti (president), T.Venugopalarao (vice-president), S.R.Parimi (secretary), Y.Venkateswararao, B.V.Apparao, Y. Ramakrishnayya and E.Venkateswararao
Over the last 27 years, many enthusiastic college graduates joined the Trust as members and contributed towards furthering the Trust's objectives. The present strength of the General Body is 23. The General Body, as per the bylaws, elects the new Governing Body every 3 years.
The present Governing Body members are D. Sambasivarao (President), A. Jagannatha Rao (vice-president), S.R. Parimi (secretary), Dr. K. Jayapradadevi (treasurer), R. Santhi, Hema Parimi, and G. Jayshree.
The Trust is registered under Section 12 A of the Income-Tax Act 1961, and was granted exemption u/s 80G for the contributions received by the Trust.
The Trust is registered under Section 6 (1) (a) of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976, and is authorized to receive foreign contributions towards the charitable activities of the Trust.
Activities of the Trust include -