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

Children’s Day

Children’s Day

Tuesday, 14th November 2017

On 14th November 2017, Janvikas celebrated 'Children's Day' with the underprivileged children from the slums who are being educated through the Bridge Course Centers (Umang). More than 300 children from 15 slums of Indore city gathered at Janvikas to mark the day. They are children of women who are waste…

Janvikas Awarded by IGSSS

Janvikas Awarded by IGSSS

Thursday, 16th November 2017

Janvikas Society received another award "Best Work on Innovation in Rights of Informal Sector Workers" by Indo Global Social Service Society, Delhi on 16th November 2017.  This is a recognition of our work with waste pickers in the city of Indore giving them an identity and dignity of life and…

Valedictory Function

Valedictory Function

Saturday, 25th November 2017

Valedictory Function was organized on 25th November 2017 of the first batch of Skill Development Training program (DB Tech-supported by Aditya Birla Financials) conducted in Janvikas. All the students were given certificates who completed the three months courses in Assistant Electrician, Office Assistant, Assistant Beauty Therapist and Industrial Sewing Machine…

Upcoming Events

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World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day will be celebrated on 1st December 2017 by the Youth Club members of Janvikas in different slums.  Meetings, rallies, street plays, demonstrations will be organized at different places in Indore city.


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2017
Skill Training – Admissions Open

Vocational Training Program (Tailoring, Computer, Beauty Therapist and Office Assistant) is initiated at Janvikas with the help of Bosco Academy for Skills and Employment (BASE) supported by Aditya Birla Financial Services. The second batch will commence classes in the second week of December 2017.  Admissions are open.

Success Stories

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Empowerment of Civil Society Organizations

Chitawat Kakad is one of the old slums in Indore city mostly populated by migrants from different parts of Madhya Pradesh. Situation of the slum has not changed much with all the advancements of the world outside.   With the initiative of Janvikas and support of IGSSS two CSOs (Civil Service…

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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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Award for Janvikas

Gandhi Jayanti and the second anniversary of Swach Bharat Mission were celebrated with pomp and show at Rajwada, in Indore city on 2nd October 2016 in the presence of Smt. Malini Lakshman Gaur, Mayor of Indore Municipal Corporation, Mr. Krishna Murari Moghe, the former mayor of Indore Municipal Corperation, Mr. Manish…