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

Independence Day Celebration

Independence Day Celebration

Tuesday, 15th August 2017

Independence Day was celebrated at Janvikas and in different slums with Bridge School (non-formal education centers) children and youth.

International Youth Day

International Youth Day

Saturday, 12th Auguse 2017

International Youth Day was celebrated in Janvikas by the youth club members from the slums on 12th August 2017. The program was based on the United Nation's theme for the International Youth Day - "Youth Building Peace". The day was filled with colorful dances, songs and street play performed by…

Disaster Management Training

Disaster Management Training

Saturday, 29th July 2017

One day training program was organized in #Janvikas on 29th July 2017 for the Youth from slums on Disaster Preparedness and Management. Dr. Aniket Sane, Guest Faculty Indore Management Institute, DAVV, Indore conducted theory as well as practical sessions to impart knowledge to the youth on handling different situations of…

Upcoming Events


Sept
2017
Vocational Training Program

Vocational Training Program (Tailoring, Computer, Beauty Therapist and Office Assistant) will be initiated at Janvikas with the help of Bosco Academy for Skills and Employment (BASE) supported by Aditya Birla Financial Services.

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Sept
2017
Teachers’ Day

Teachers’ Day will be celebrated on 5th September by the children in the Bridge School Centers (Non-Formal Education) in the slums.


Sept
2017
Training on Gender Sensitivity

A training program will be organized on “Gender Sensitivity’ for the youth in the slums.

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…