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  NGO Name

VERS (Vikramshila Education Research Soc..

  Year Established


  Primary Contact

Shubhra Chatterji


77 Maharaja Tagore Road, Dhakuria


Kolkata, India




West Bengal




  Phone 1

91-33-2414 9589

  Phone 2

91-33-3092 6084




  NGO Work





  Annual Budget


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  NGO Visit Information

  Contact Info.

January 2002, Tulika Narayan, College Park Chapter,, 301 592 1440


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  Projects List

Amount Funded

  +  Taking Charge of Our LIves

$ 1130



$ 1130




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  NGO Goals



Vikramshila’s goal is to make quality education accessible to the marginalized sections of society because they found that disparity of education was actually acting as a wedge further widening the gap between the rich and the poor. Education, they feel, should be the bridge and serve as a lever of social regeneration.



- education campaign through national and state level forums

-training teachers and educational volunteers in 10 states of India

- designing innovative teaching materials

-educating street children in association with Kolkata Police

-publishing a bi-monthly teachers'' magazine

-running a Community Education Programme in village Bigha, District Barddhaman
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Vikramshila Education Resource Society was founded in 1989 as a teacher training organisation (it was formally registered on 6th April 1992) with a view to provide in-service training to grassroots level organisatons working for the education of the disadvantaged sections of the society.

Mission of Vikramshila is to iImpart same type of quality education to all children. It believes that equity based education spread over entire social fabric is the only way to seal the divide between the poor and the rich.

Process oriented learning is the focus in Vikramshila''s education philosophy. It believes that if this approach is adopted, education will naturally become child-centric, life-centric and joyful. Thus, the objective being pursued by Vikramshila is directed towards doing more...




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