It is hereby informed that the Government of India have amended the schedule to the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act 1950 recently to include the following as protected names and emblems under the said Act:

                                                    1. Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust
                                                    2. The following emblems

                                                   3. Sri Sathya Sai
In view of the above, no person shall use or continue to use for the purpose of any trade, business, calling or profession or any patent, trademark or design the aforementioned protected names / emblems or any colourable imitation thereof without the previous written permission of the Central Goverment. Any person who contravenes the above is liable to be proceeded against and punished under the provisions of the law.

Any person who is using the aforementioned names and emblem in contravention of the provisions of the Act is hereby notified and required to cease and desist from using the said names/emblems with immediate effect.

Dated: 22nd. July 2004

Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, Prasanthi Nilayam,
Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh – 515134 India..