What is a Trust ? How a trust is registered ?

A trust can be understood as an entity which is created when a person (the settler) gives their property to another person called the trustee to hold for the benefit of a third person or general public called the benefactors. It is a form of Non-Governmental Organization which is registered under the Indian Trust Act of 1882 if the states fail to comply with their own trust acts.
For registration of Trust, it might take a time span of around 15-20 days from the date of filing and submission of the application along with other details. To register a trust, a minimum of three members would be required. If you want to register the Trust in the Delhi area, there should be one member from the Delhi area who would be asked to supply their Aadhar Card details with one address proof. The address proof can be anything like the electrical power bill or water bill generated by the Delhi Jal Board or any other authorized governmental Id card. The other two members may not be Delhi and can hail from any part of the country.
At the time of the Registration of Trust, there would be a requirement of 2 Photos and the address proofs of all the members would be required. Further, 2 members would also be required as witnesses at the time of Trust Registration. These people should be from Delhi in case of registration at Delhi and should have in possession the Aadhar Card. While it can be registered at one place, it can also function throughout the country. In a trust, the members of the family can also act like a member Or Trustee. A trustee is not supposed to use the trust as a proprietary business or gain revenue from its working. The trust document can make way for payment of some of the officials and then the fund can be used for payments as well. A trusteeship might see an end in the times of fatality of the trustee, resignation or unsound mind. If the member of the trust is found to be part in any anti-social activities, the trustee can be reprimanded. If the trustees have not attended the meeting for 3 consecutive times, the trusteeship can be ended in that cause. There is usually one member who functions as the Handling Trustee of the Trust in case of any voting to end trusteeship of a trustee in the cases mentioned above.
A trust is a liquid organization and it can allow the beneficiaries to choose a particular committee from among themselves towards running a certain branch of the trust and see through its activities. They have also been armed with privileges of forming guidelines and policies for the particular branch with guidelines from the trust.
The major ambitions of a charitable trust includes the social and cultural upliftment of the societies and particular those who are downtrodden and require a helping hand to stand and perform. The major goals and organization of the Trusts are as follows:
• The trusts are enshrined with the objective of enhancing the cultural, academic and social conditions of the people who cannot, therefore, afford for themselves. They also undertake the role of conducting multidisciplinary programs and getting works done for democracy, good governance, realization of human rights, worldwide peace, cooperation, and justice.
• They also work towards the eradication of the poverty and eradication of the beggar’s system in the country while assisting them to rehabilitate in good conditions by providing them shelter, money and job assistance. To cost-free kids who have been trafficked unlawfully into the dark world of begging.
• They also work towards making people aware about the eradication of corruption and to stay away from corrupt activities as well. They would therefore organize workshops and meetings to expose corrupt people in the society while also enlightening the youth and common people about the corrupt values.
• For doing such programs, the trusts help in educating the people about black money and its underlying problems in the country.