|ECOSOC Status:||Special Consultative|
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||1568 Spring Hill Road
Mclean, VA 22102
|Country:||United States of America|
Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law, Governance'
||5th Pillar is a non-profit citizens’ coalition formed with the mission to Encourage, Enable and Empower Every Citizen of India to Eliminate Corruption at All Levels of Society. 5th Pillar released and distributed in large numbers the Zero Rupee Note(ZRN), a awareness tool that resembles a fifty rupee currency, with the number and words ZERO RUPEES on it, and the pledge “I will neither accept nor give bribe". The organization has conducted the FREEDOM FROM CORRUPTION campaigns in more than 900 schools and colleges across the country as an awareness-cum-sensitization program, and distributed more than 1.5 million notes. 5th Pillar has been enabling citizens by way of public awareness programs, training and workshops to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act to enable transparency in government departments.|