Q. What is Rebuild Kerala?
A. Rebuild Kerala is a platform owned by Government of Kerala, to seek financial support from individuals and institutions in efforts to rebuild the State, post floods of 2018.
Q. What all projects will be funded through the platform?
A. In the first phase of rebuilding, GoK’s priority is to rebuild the houses, schools and replenish Livestock. Subsequently other infrastructure projects will be focused on.
Q. How is Rebuild Kerala different from other crowdfunding platforms?
A. Rebuild Kerala is one of its kind platform of Government of Kerala. Its chief objective is to recuperate and rebuild the State in the aftermath of floods 2018. Being backed by the Government, the platform provides a credible medium for channeling funds to projects of donor’s preference.
Q. Who will implement the projects?
A. Government will deploy execution agencies to implement different rebuilding projects. All projects will be implemented under the direct vigilance of Government Departments, or Local Self-Government bodies.
Q. What are the various modes of payment for online contribution?
A. Rebuild Kerala accepts online contribution through net banking, credit and debit cards.
Q. How do I know about the status of my payment online?
A. After you make the payment at the net banking interface of the concerned bank, the status of payment is shown at the following pages. In case the payment is successful, the same is displayed at status page as well as conveyed to the email address / mobile number given by you.
Q. Is there any transaction charge for online payment?
A. There is no transaction charges levied by Rebuild Kerala for online payment. However some banks may levy the net banking transaction charges, which may vary from bank to bank.
Q. How do I make contributions through Rebuild Kerala Platform?
A. Online Donation through this portal: CMDRF accepts online contribution through net banking, all major credit and debit cards.
Payments can also be made through listed UPI IDs and QR codes.
Offline contributions can also be made in the account number provided on the portal.
Q. Can I send money from a foreign country?
A. Yes; and this is exempted from Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010
Q. Are the donations exempted from income tax?
A. Yes, 100% exempted as per Income Tax Act, Section 80G
Q. Can I donate using international debit and credit cards?
A. Yes; you can Choose Payment Type as Credit/Debit Cards, Internet banking (International) and available payment gateways will be listed.
Q. Can I track my donation and where it is being used?
A. In the initial phase, all donations will be routed to CMDRF for priority projects of rebuilding schools, houses and replenishing Livestock. However, the Donor can choose the project of his preference of funding. In subsequent phases more sophistication is envisaged in the fund management of the platform, allowing mapping of funds to chosen projects by the donor.