About Butta Foundation

The Butta Group diversified business enterprise comprising of verticals like education, hospitality, automotive, retail, infrastructure and healthcare. Founded in 1985, the Butta Group’s growth was inspired by a determination to succeed by hard work and a desire and conviction to provide the best value to all its stake holders, customers, partners, employees and society.

Each of the Butta Group verticals is managed by professionals of impeccable achievements who strive to adhere to the group’s common goals. Going forward the Butta Group has Pan India and Global aspirations. Known for dependability and trust in every business vertical, the Butta group has clearly defined goals and the vision, intent, capability & intellectual capital to achieve them. In this manner, the profits that the Butta group earn go back many times over to the communities they operate in. These funds have been deployed towards a whole range of community development programs across the Andhra Pradesh and the Telangana States.

Sri B.S.Neelakanta, Chairman & Managing Director of Butta Group, Mr. Neelakanta is a dynamic, aggressive and passionate individual who not only sets his goals high but also looks at the positive side of setbacks – when faced with them. A person with long-term and strategic goals, Mr. Neelakanta encourages people around him and brings out the best in them. He dared to dream and is fast shaping that into reality.The group is well on its way to much more significant achievements, under his astute leadership.

Smt.B.Renuka Director of Butta Group, Mrs.Renuka is not the woman behind the success of Mr. Neelakanta, but the woman who walks beside him to success. Mrs. Renuka Neelakanta is a person of very refined taste who adds sophistication in every step of implementation of the vision of the group. A very meticulous person, she brings practical learning into every day from society.

Since its inception, the Butta Group have played a pioneering role in transforming traditional ideas of charity and introducing the concept of philanthropy to make a real difference to communities. Through grant-making, direct implementation and co-partnership strategies, the foundation support and drive innovation in the areas of women empowerment, healthcare, and nutrition, education; rural livelihoods; enhancing civil society and governance; elderly care and diversified employment. The foundation engages with competent individuals and government bodies, international agencies and like-minded private sector organizations to nurture a self-sustaining eco-system that collectively works across all these areas.

The Butta Group continue to be guided by the principles of its Founder, B.S.Neelakantam With the Founder’s vision of proactive philanthropy and his approach to ‘giving’, the foundation catalyze societal development while ensuring that initiatives and interventions have a contemporary relevance to the nation. In addition to promoting and facilitating initiatives in elementary education, the Butta Group also award fellowships and merit scholarships to students pursuing higher studies. It grooms social scientists, cancer specialists, nuclear scientists and distinguished institutional administrators, who in turn have striven to make the country a power to reckon with in various fields, including science and technology. The Trusts also support causes and initiatives that provide disaster relief and aids in rescue work in case of calamities. The Trusts not only assist by providing grants and helping to mobilize funds, they also offer on-ground support directly as well as in partnership with other stakeholders.

In order to enhance the impact and ensure that interventions are sustainable, the Foundation has adopted a Parliament constituency -based approach, supporting multiple interlinked activities in identified parliament constituency of contiguous villages across select geographies across Andhra Pradesh and the Telangana States. Coupled with this, is the foundation ’ strict adherence to ensuring that robust financial systems are put in place with all partner organizations. Today, spread over 2 states across the country, programs supported by the foundation.