AHCT Overview

Avtar Human Capital Trust (AHCT) is a not for-profit public charitable organization, working in the field of economic empowerment of women. Headquartered in Chennai, AHCT has been addressing gender equality, poverty eradication and inclusive economic growth for women across the State of Tamil Nadu & Pondicherry from 2008.

Project Puthri

Social responsibility continues to be an intrinsic part of Avtar family, and today, with our flagship project ‘Puthri’ we endeavour to reach out to 10,000 underprivileged girl children in the age group of 13 to 18 years studying in government schools across India, making them career intentional every year.

Project MITR

MITR is an attempt in educating and empowering young, adolescent male population as empathetic “Gender Champions”. These young folk will develop and mature into a well-informed youth population of the country in creating a safe, secure and equal space to the female peers and counterparts.


Objectives of AHCT

With a strong belief that economic independence is key to women's empowerment and that women can make and continue to make enormous contributions to economies, whether in businesses, on farms, as entrepreneurs or employees, or by doing unpaid care work at home, we at Avtar group are keen on facilitating women's social inclusion and economic empowerment in the economically backward strata of society too.

To support initiatives within congregations or communities to promote education and training of girls and women.

To provide funding towards education for deserving students from economically backward sections of the society, through Puthri Program.

To undertake research in areas relating to development of women and children.

To establish and run schools, institutions, centres of information on education, learning and development in such places as deemed fit.

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Contact Us

Head Office

Udyog Gruhaa, No. 10, SH 49, Raja Nagar, Neelankarai, Tamil Nadu 600041



Phone Number

+91-44-4294 1100

Work Hours

Monday - Saturday