Snapshot
Kesharwani Shikshan Samiti (KSS)
SECTOR: Development
SUB SECTOR: Services for the Poor
% Spent on beneficiaries
89%
Financial Score:
Age: 23 Years
Tax Benefit: 50%
Foreign donations:
Location(s): Chhattisgarh
Issues Addressed:
Prevention of child labour and awareness of labour laws; Community development of tribals
Supported by:
Government of India; Sitaram Jindal Foundation
Key Trustees:
Mr. Ramkumar Keshri, Chairperson Mr. Rosanlal Agrawal, Vice Chairperson
Mr. Dinesh Keshri, Treasurer Mr. Pramod Keshari, Secretary
Mr. Pankaj Agrawal, Joint Secretary Mr. Rajdev Ravi, Member
Mr. Naresh Ram Kherwar, Member Ms. Neelam Pandey, Member
Sector Comparison:
Beneficiary Spend:
Average: 83.6% Highest: 100.0% Lowest: 9.5%
Income:
Average: Rs86 lac Highest: Rs9 cr Lowest: Rs45,032
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Kesharwani Shikshan Samiti (KSS) works for the downtrodden & backward tribal communities in areas like education, health and rural development. KSS also works for the empowerment of women by creating awareness among rural women on various income generation activities.

Their key programs are :

  • Children Welfare Program: Programs are organized by KSS where street/working children are made aware of labour laws. The society organizes various camps at Balrampur district for the welfare of women & child labour in various villages and towns. People are made aware of prevention of child labour.
  • Care of Old Person: KSS runs an old age home cum day care centre for elderly people in Balrampur District. Due to nuclear family system and migration of young generation in search of job the number of older persons in rural and urban areas has increased. Every day 45 to 50 aged people come to the centre and as per their need medical and refreshment facilities are provided. In FY15, 65 elderly people benefitted from this program.
  • Agriculture and Horticulture Program: In this program, KSS provides training about new technology, qualitative seeds, how to grow off season vegetables and flowers and how to approach proper markets. KSS also distributes seeds of off season vegetables and is in the process of arranging a market to sell their produce. For imparting training, the organization invites technical experts from the agriculture department, agriculture institutions and marketing experts of agro products.
  • Workers Education Program: Under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan scheme a bridge course program is conducted for the benefit of child laborers and school drop outs. 120 children are being educated and they will soon be brought under mainstream education. Adult education programs are also run by KSS for improvement of literacy levels of workers.
  • Cultural Development Program: KSS conducts street plays in villages of Bilaspur, Surguja and Balrampur district. The cultural troops focusses on issues like alcoholism, dowry, superstitions, environment, ecology and family planning. Tribal cultural shows are organized by efforts of members of KSS and local people for protection of traditions of the Chhattisgarh State.
Income
Rs
32 lac
Expense
Rs
31 lac
Source : Audit Report 2015