Purkal Youth Development Society (PYDS)
SECTOR: Education
% Spent on beneficiaries
Financial Score:
Age: 16 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Work in progress.
Issues Addressed:
Work in progress.
Supported by:
Work in progress.
Key Trustees:
Mr. P. N. Narayanaswamy, Chairperson Mr. Puneet Kashyap, Director
Mr. Sujit Banerjee, Director Dr. Pushpa Chandra, Director
Ms. Sangeeta Shahane, Director Col. Arun Mamgain, Director
Mr. Pawan Jain, Director Mr. Sanjeev Sharma, Director
Mr. Gopal Krishna Swamy, Secretary
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 82.9% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 38.0%
Average: Rs4 cr Highest: Rs75 cr Lowest: Rs1 lac
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Purkal Youth Development Society (PYDS) was established to nurture children from poor backgrounds by providing free quality education, mentorship, attention to nutritional needs and complete healthcare services.

Over the years the school campus has steadily grown and is now a fully functional school, equipped with libraries, computers, sports grounds and a yoga hall. The school offers education to about 350 students between the age group of three to sixteen years. 

Their programmes are:

  • Shishu Shakti - Early Childhood Learning Centre (ECLC):  Shishu Shakti was established to help working women. Their children are provided with a free seven hour-long, day care facility, with classroom learning, nutrition and medical care.  The strength of this centre is 54 students (30 boys & 24 girls).
  • Yuva Shakti: The PYDS Learning Academy is an approved CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education), free higher secondary school, imparting complete care and education to about 350 poor children belonging to 41 villages. The school is open 6 days a week, 10 hours a day. Along with free education, PYDS provides breakfast, fruits, lunch, snacks, transportation, healthcare, uniforms, and other support.
  • On to Life program: For creating a better environment for young people, PYDS has been providing assistance to students, who have graduated from class twelve onwards. PYDS provides career counselling, help in admission process, access to funding, mentorship and assistance in the work place.
  • Community Development: PYDS employs local men and women in jobs that provide food, transportation, carpentry and maintenance for society. PYDS has been instrumental in construction of toilets and providing them at a reasonable price, organizing blood donation camps, and workshops on diseases like HIV, tuberculosis etc.
4 cr
3 cr
Source : Audit Report 2015