Who We Are

Our Credentials

  • Karuna Society for Animals and Nature is a registered nonprofit animal welfare organization in India under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.  We registered in Anantapur on September 18, 2000 Nr. 685 of 2000.
  • We are exempted from income tax, 80G and 12A and we are allowed to receive foreign donations under the FCRA act.
  • We are recognized by the AWBI (Animal Welfare Board of India), we are a member society of FIAPO (Federation of Indian Animal Protection Organisations), and associated with RSPCA international (Royal Society for the Protection and Cruelty to Animals)

Our Board Members

Clementien A Pauws-Koenegras


Romula D’Silva


Cheruvu Narendra Reddy


Gurukani Manjunath


Noor Ahmed Khan

Alias Asger Ali Khan

Pujari Narasimha

Jallipalli Narayanagari Jagadish

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has

– Margaret Mead 


Since the date of registration and years of hard work of animal rescue and animal care, we have received the following awards:

1. 2004: Elisabeth Lewyt Award from North Shore Animal League America, for providing aid to the Animal victims of the December 26, 2004 Tsunami.
2. 2007: Venu Menon Special Organisation Award
3. 2008: Away Award, for extraordinary efforts, above and beyond expectation.