A charitable trust is started for charitable purposes and social causes.
It is said to be created for charitable purpose if it is created for advancement of education, religious purpose, promotion of public health, etc.
How to register:
Public trust is governed by general law whereas private trust is governed by Indian Trust Act.
The requirement of separate PAN:
Separate PAN issued
Should not be identical to any existing trust or body corporate.
Income of charitable trust is exempt.