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Our Vision, Philosophy & Mission

Our Process, Achievements & More

What You Can Do

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Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation, a public charitable trust, was founded on 2nd Nov, 1993.

NPBF offers scholarships, prizes and awards for higher studies to Hearing Impaired students of Maharashtra and Gujarat.

The Foundation is registered under Bombay Public Trust Act, 1950.

The Foundation has received income tax exemption certificate under section 80-G. The Foundation is also registered under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976.

What Does Bahushrut Mean?

'Bahushrut' means a learned scholar who has acquired knowledge through hearing. 

Hearing impaired students who study in regular educational setup, do have to listen to their teachers in spite of their handicap.  They do this through their hearing aids and utilize their residual hearing to maximum potential.

The Process



Applications are Invited

1st Week of July




are Accepted

1st July - 31st August


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are Distributed

1st Week of October

All application forms are available on the foundation's website. Students can download them and submit duly filled application forms along with necessary documents during 1st July to 31st August.

These are accepted at the administrative office of the trust in Vadodara by post or courier. 


"I completed my SSC Board exams with flying colours and received scholarship from Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation. This too encouraged me to keep going on and work hard."

— Jatin Srivastava

Make a Difference

Together, let us make their dreams come true.
We earnestly appeal to individuals, trusts, corporate and funding agencies to donate generously to help us achieve our goal. Your contribution can make a difference in life of a hearing impaired baby, child or an adult.

Donations made to Nilam Patel Bahushrut Foundation are 50% tax exempt under section 80-G, of Income Tax Act 1961. The Foundation is also registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976. (FCRA)
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