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

NGO Alliance Meet

NGO Alliance Meet

Wednesday, 23-11-2016

Members of Alliance of NGOs in Indore met in Janvikas on 23rd November 2016. "Possible Interventions of NGOs in Pradhan Mantri Aawas Yojna" was the point of discussion. Mr. Anand Lakhan who is the member of 'National Forum for Housing Rights' was the resource person. NGO Alliance functions as a…

Educational Tour by Youth to Mandav

Educational Tour by Youth to Mandav

Sunday, 27-11-2016

One day Educational Tour was organized by Janvikas on 27th November 2016 for the members of the Youth Club from slums to Mandav (Mandu) a famous historical place in Madhya Pradesh. Members of the youth club (80 members from 4 slums) visited places like The Jahaz Mahal and Hindola Mahal,…

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day

Thursday, 01-12-2016

World AIDS Day was celebrated by Janvikas on 1st December 2016 with employees of Eicher Motors, Pithampur and members of their out reach community. Awareness on HIV/AIDS was created through street play, exhibition and question answer sessions. Programs were also organized by Janvikas staff in Indore city slums with women,…

Upcoming Events


December
2016
Training on Disaster Management to Rag Pickers

Different training sessions will be conducted for Rag Pickers in various slums on Disaster Management.

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December
2016
Human Rights Day Celebration

Human Rights Day will be celebrated on 10th December 2016.


January
2017
National Workshop on Inclusion of Rag Pickers in Solid Waste Management

A national level workshop will be organized in Indore in the month of December discussing on the ways and means of mainstreaming Rag Pickers into the Solid Waste Management process of each Municipal Corporation focusing on the New Solid Waste Management Rules 2016.

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…

Tailoring Training
Training in Tailoring at Janvikas

Unemployment is the major issue faced by women in the slums.  Creating alternate job opportunities would provide women with additional income to support the family.  Therefore skill development programs for women are organized in Janvikas every year.  50 women were provided with six months training in tailoring at Janvikas. This…

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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…