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  project name ~ NDS (Project Asha) 2011-12

category ~ Education - Child




  Project Name


NDS (Project Asha) 2011-12



Nutanhat Development Society



Education - Child






West Bengal

  Budget Approved


Rs 403850


  Year Approved







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  Chapter Coordinators


Somesh Roy
Tanushree Dutta-Mukherjee






With kids in a school





The project, ASHA, spread in ten remote villages of Purulia, WB, aims at increasing education level among the less privileged tribal and backward children. It also targets to reduce dropouts among the children.





NDS have been successfully managing this project for last two years. The results have been inspiring. Some of the other activities of NDS are: 1. Facilitating education for the poor children in crèches 2. Orienting parents on child rights 3. Supporting women and child development programme (Hope for Children-UK) 4. Youth training programs on type writing and shorthand 5. Survey on HIV prevalence in Purulia 6. Campaign on safe drinking water, housing and sanitation 7. Capacity building for health workers





1. Creating an education environment and increasing the level of value based education among the less privileged tribal and backward children 2. Ensuring opportunity of love and respect to each children for self growth 3. Helping dropouts and non-enrolled children to avail of this opportunity to learn in centers designed for self-growth and be good citizens of our country.



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