Siksha Niketan, Bardhaman

Siksha-Niketan is an NGO located in Palla Road, Burdwan, and West Bengal. The NGO has been working in the fields of education, health care and financial assistance for the rural masses for 68 years now. Believing in the motto of “Provision of basic education for all�, the NGO has set up schools that follow the model of “Basic Education or BuniyadiShikkha�, hostels for the underserved children, orphanage, health care units and an institution for providing technical education. [ Read more ]

Siksha Niketan, Ahamadpur

Nirmala Smriti Siksha Niketan is a Primary School located in Bhagabatipur, Ahamadpur, Sainthia, Birbhum. It was established in the year 1975. The school is located near Sainthia BDO Office. It is 10 minutes’ walk from Ahamadpur Railway station. [ Read more ]

Kusumkali Primary School, DiamondHarbour

Bagariya Relief Welfare Ambulance Society (‘BRWAS’) is an NGO based in Diamond Harbour, South 24 Parganas. Mr.GopalMondal, the founder member of the organization is trying to provide education and livelihood means to the SHGs and JLGs members of the organization. The organization till now has formed 500 Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and 600 Joint Liability Groups (JLGs). [ Read more ]

Bikna NIS

Located in Bankura, the Dokra Village is inhabited by more than fifty households whose main stay is Dokra. Most of the inhabitants sustain on Dokra making and selling various Dokra products to customers in different parts of India. The socio-economic level and educational level of the community being low there is a dire need for enhancing the quality of education in the community. [ Read more ]

Kopai NIS

Albandha village is located in Bolpur Sriniketan Tehsil of Birbhum district in West Bengal, India. It is situated 13.9km away from sub-district headquarter Sriniketan and 30.6km away from district headquarter Suri. As per 2009 stats, Sarpalehana Albandha is the gram panchayat of Albandha village. Albandha village has higher literacy rate compared to West Bengal. In 2011, literacy rate of Albandha village was 78.26 % compared to 76.26 % of West Bengal. In Albandha Male literacy stands at 83.81 % while female literacy rate was 72.38 %. Main stay is agriculture and small scale businesses. [ Read more ]

Gopdihi NIS

Gopdihi under Nanoor Police Station, Uchkaran Gram Panchayat is a small village in the district of Birbhum. It is around 23.5 kms from Bolpur town. Main stay is agriculture and small scale businesses. People belong to a lower middle class background. The village has two primary schools and one secondary school. For further studies students have to visit a nearby village for high school and colleges. [ Read more ]

Kandi Federation

"Kandi Jibdharpara Mahila Unnyan Samity" is a federation that supports Self-Help Groups (SHG) and promotes SHG based activities. The federation was established in the year 2007 and located in Kandi in Murshidabad district, West Bengal. They aim for women empowerment and their activities are mostly focussed around micro-finance and bank linkage model [ Read more ]

Kandi NIS

Kandi is a town and municipality in Murshidabad, West Bengal. ChatinaKandi is a small area within Kandi where the main stay of the people is business. Students visit both English medium and Bengali medium schools. The NIS started on July 2018, with 12 students . [ Read more ]

Sitapur NIS

Sitapur, a village near Bolpur, Birbhum is inhabited by people belonging from lower middle class background. Main stay of the people is agriculture. Students go to nearby primary and secondary schools. [ Read more ]

Mohanpur NIS

Mohanpur is a village under Barasaota Gram Pnchayat in the district of Birbhum which is 14.5 kms from Bolpur. The main stay of the village is agriculture. [ Read more ]

Pingla Online Training Centre

Pingla is home to Patuas or Chitrakars who are a unique community of folk artists of Bengal who are painters, lyricists and singers. Their form of scroll paintings is called Patachitra and the songs they render while narrating the stories on the scrolls are called Pater Gaan. The new generation of patuas had shown keen interest to learn to speak in English and connect digitally for the purpose of growing their own business. [ Read more ]

Training Hub at Tepantar

Tepantar village at Satkahania in Burdwan district is the abode of a community of theatre practitioners. Established by theatre activist Mr. Kallol Bhattacharya, Tepantar is also the abode for members of its theatre group 'Ebong Amra'. The resident theatre practitioners specialize in music, drama, martial arts, sound and design. Theatre performances and folk dances are a part of daily routine here. Tepantar involves local tribal youth by meaningfully engaging them with theatre. [ Read more ]

Artisan Training Hub in Chandipur

Naya village in Pingla is home to 250 Patachitra painters or 'Patuas'. Patuas paint stories in a series of frames on long scrolls of cloth using natural colours. Nowadays they also make a range of diverse products like apparels, stationery items, home décor using Patachitra motifs. [ Read more ]

Dariyapur Dokra Training Centre

Dariyapur village is located close to Guskara in Bardhaman. The village is known for its Dokra artisans. The families had migrated to this place about 120 years back from Odisha. At present 133 artisans from Dariyapur practice Dokra craft as an occupation. [ Read more ]

Dokra Training Hub at Bikna

Bikna in Bankura, a hamlet of 60 families making Dokra, the craft of metal casting, is a very important community having the need to get trained in digital literacy and spoken English for the purpose of free communication with tourists and buyers. Their purpose of getting trained was to acquire new ideas and expand their business opportunities. As dokra is a metal based craft it can be useful in several ways and the artisans can produce lots of utility goods in dokra, in that case knowledge of the use of internet may help these artisans to get orders from local as well as global buyers. [ Read more ]

Nayantara Trust, Birbhum

"Nayantara Memorial Charitable Trust" is a public charitable trust and is entitled to accept foreign grants. The project office is located in Daranda, near to the Bolpur town in Birbhum district, West Bengal. The trust caters to destitute and the downtrodden people of this belt and paying special focus on tribal settlements. Their mission is to provide formal education [ Read more ]

Nivedita Primary School, Kalicharanpur

Nivedita Poor Child KG & Primary School was founded by Mr. Saifulla Munshi, in the year 2009, with the vision of bringing modern education system to the reach of the village. Making English language education available to the primary students of the village was the main goal. The school started with only 44 students in 2009 which has today scaled up to more [ Read more ]

Ramkrishna Ashram, Chandanpiri

Some gracious and thoughtful personalities founded "Chandanpiri Sri Ramkrishna Ashram" in the year 1952. The Ashram is located in Chandanpiri, a village deep in the Sundarban area of 24 Parganas (South), West Bengal. The ashram offers community-based programs for the betterment of rural disenfranchised people, works for confidence building [ Read more ]

Shishu Tirtha, Krishnanagar

"Ma Sharada Shishu Tirtha" is a school located near the Krishna Nagar town of Nadia, West Bengal. To support the poverty ridden and to strengthen the self-esteem of the tribal people; the school is dedicated only to educate tribal girls.
"NexConnect Internet School" is a social-media based e-learning and knowledge management platform for formal education and vocational [ Read more ]