PCAP (pronounced "pee-cap") is an acronym
for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Plants. PCAP was
founded in 1977 by the seer-philosopher, P.R. Sarkar. In
1982, Sarkar's book on Neohumanism laid the philosophical and
inspirational basis for the implementation of the objectives
Since its inception PCAP has grown to become a global
movement. It is committed to preserving the well-being and
safety of animals and plants. The purpose for preserving these
creatures is not merely to protect ourselves (humans) but
stems from an inner feeling of compassion and love for all
creatures as experienced by a practitioner of a neohumanistic
PCAP is a non-profit, non-sectarian global movement dedicated
to preserving our planet and all of its inhabitants. Feel free
to contact any of its headquarters on six continents to see
how you may become a member or patron.
To create a world where human beings realizing
their higher natures assume their sacred role as stewards of
the Earth to love, serve and protect all livings and
non-living beings on the planet. To create a world where all
creatures live in prosperity and harmony free from all forms
of exploitation and cruelty, where their existential right to
exist is enshrined in the constitution of all nations and in
the hearts of all people.
To work for the all-round emancipation of all beings
under the guiding principles of Neohumanism. To ceaselessly
endeavor to show human beings the path to higher consciousness
that will lead them out of their present ills of narrowness,
meanness and selfishness. To create practical models of
sustainable rural eco-communities where humans, animals and
plants live in harmony and cooperation under the fathership/mothership
of the Supreme Consciousness according to the socio-economic
principles of decentralized economy and balanced growth on the
three levels of existence: physical, mental and spiritual.
Objectives of PCAP
1. To prevent cruelty to animals and birds.
2. To protect rare and dying species of animals and birds from
3. To prevent cruelty to plants and trees and to protect rare
and dying species of plants and trees from extinction.
4. To prevent deforestation and create and maintain ecological
balance in relation to environments.
5. To create a sentiment of love for animals, birds and plants
by popularizing their usefulness to human beings, society and
6. To popularize the vegetarian menu and thus save the lives
of innocent animals and birds.
7. To provide food to animals and to provide sanctuaries and
medical help to ailing and sick animals and birds.
8. To promote forest based products and industries for the
economic upliftment of the poor, tribal and forest people.
9. To construct and maintain sanctuaries, aviaries, ponds,
wells pastures, gardens and forests, for the welfare of human
beings, animals, birds and plants.
10. To promote and develop afforestation in order to convert
dry and barren lands into fertile and cultivable ones.