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  project name ~ Economic Rural Development Society

category ~ Microcredit




  Project Name


Economic Rural Development Society



Economc Rural Development Society






Dakshin Dinajpur



West Bengal

  Budget Approved


Rs 200000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Naresh Buddhavaram











Economic Rural Development Society is a non-profit, secular and non-political organization dedicated to ameliorate the misery and privation of the downtrodden people. Presently it operates in West Bengal. It strives to implement the process of change for the benefit of the weaker sections of the population. It also aims to bring about integrated socio-economic development of the poor and the needy and to enhance public awareness among them of their rights and responsibilities





So far, many poor families at Vikahar has been economically helped. A document (''Case Study from ERDS.pdf'') containing detailed case studies is attached.





To raise the status of the underprivileged, illiterate, poor and backward people by way of motivation and human resources development, thus building a self-reliant society through efficient and effective utilization of local resources. It has different projects in the areas like micro credit, education. Blacksburg chapter has agreed to fund its micro credit project at Vikahar, Dakshin Dinajpur, West Bengal.



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