About Us

Jan Vikas Society is a registered non-profit organization based in Indore, in the state of Madhya Pradesh in central India. Janvikas works for the integral development of the underprivileged and marginalized people, who are deprived of their right to live as dignified and responsible citizens because of their ignorance, illiteracy and poverty.

Janvikas through its activities in the cities of Indore and Bhopal pays special attention to the welfare of the unorganized labourers, rag picking women and children, domestic workers, unemployed youth, street children, migrant and nomadic people.

We collaborate with everyone making effort to create an environment of justice, peace and integrity of creation.

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Activities

Empowerment

Empowerment of the poor and the marginalized people in the society is a main concern in all our activities. Thus Janvikas has chosen to support the cause of the weaker sections in society like the rag picking women and children, domestic workers, unemployed youth and migrants. In this context our effort has been to create awareness and instil self-respect in the people and empower them to address the evils of oppression in the society which they face from within and without.

Education

Janvikas runs Bridge School Centers to help the children who have dropped out of school or engaged in child labour to pursue their studies and enable them to write exams and get enrolled in the normal school to complete their studies. One month to three months career oriented skill training programs are provided for the youth

Environment

Integrity of creation is basic in all our developmental activities. We care for the environment through promotion of utilization of solar energy, training in compost making and organic farming, awareness creation on decentralized waste management and disposal and plastic recycling.

Latest Updates

Completion of 6th Batch of Skill Training Program

Completion of 6th Batch of Skill Training Program

Wednesday, 24-07-2019

Valedictory Function of the 6th Batch of Skill Training Program was held on 24th July 2019 at Janvikas. 120 students completed their three months' skill training in Industrial Sewing Machine Operator, Office Assistant, Assistant Beauty Therapist and Assistant Electrician Courses. Sr. Sushma SSpS was the Chief Guest of the fnction.…

Rotract Club

Rotract Club

Wednesday, 18-09-2019

Janvikas Society in collaboration with the Rotary Club Malvika Indore has formed Rotract Club for the youth from the slums of Indore city.  A leadership training program was organized for the Rotract members on 18th September 2019 in which 44 young boys and girls from the slums participated and received…

Global Climate Strike

Global Climate Strike

Friday, 20-09-2019

Janvikas Society joined hands with other likeminded people and organizations of the city in support of the Climate Strike on 20th September 2019. Youth from the slums who are members of youth clubs organized by Janvikas staged a street play on “Protection of Environment” and urged everyone present to demand…

Upcoming Events

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Dec
2019
World’s Big Sleep Out

The ‘World’s Big Sleep Out’ (WBSO) is to be held on 7th December 2019 across 30 Indian cities, spending a night on the streets with the homeless showing solidarity with the 17 lakh homelss people in India. You are most welcome to join us in Indore.

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Nov
2019
Children’s Day Celebration

Children’s Day will be celebrated at Janvikas along with the children of the Bridge School Centers from different slums.


Nov
2019
Admission Open for Skill Training

Admissions are open for the 8th batch of DB Tech Skill Training in Tailoring, Office Assistant, Assistant Beauty Therapist and Assistant Electrician.  The new batch will commence from first week of November 2019.

Success Stories

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A Waste Picker’s Journey from Indore to Argentina

Koushlya Bai, a waste-picker from Indore, associated with Janvikas Society was invited to participate in the conference of Global Alliance of Waste pickers, held between 18-22 October 2018, as a representative of all waste pickers in India.  The meeting was hosted by the recyclers branch (Federación Argentina de Cartoneros, Carreros…

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1750 Rag Pickers in Indore get Identity Cards

Identity Cards were issued to 1750 Rag Pickers who are associated with Jan Vikas Society on 12th December 2016 by Honourable Mayor Ms. Malini Gaur, Indore Nagar Nigam in the presence of Commissioner, other officials from Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC), NGOs and Rag Pickers from different slums at Regional Park,…

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Inspire Award 2018-19

Janvikas received "Parivartan Inspire Awards 2018-2019" on 27th January 2018 at Abhay Prashal Auditorium, Indore for its outstanding contribution in the field of Women, Youth and Child Welfare. Fr. Roy, the Director of Janvikas received the award during the function. It was jointly organised by Britt World Wide and Parivartan. This…