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|About||Barapara Bijoyee Sangha is leading NGO from Bankura, West Bengal, India.|
To provide meaningful opportunities to the poor and disadvantaged, with particular emphasis on the empowerment of women and other vulnerable section of the society so as to achieve high level of sustained social and economic development.
Various aspects of a project viz. preparing a plan, making strategies, funding volunteers; training volunteers and actual implementation of the generally carried out one by one and not simultaneously as in case of concerns.
To acquire, establish, start, run, maintain or rampage schools, collages, libraries, hospital for the benefits of the villagers.
To promote and encourage advancement of library, culture, political, religious, scientific and technical education.
To collect and preserve manuscript, painting, sculptures, weeks of antiquidesign.
To help of the needy communities both in rural and urban areas.
To collect donation, subscriptions and loan for rural and other socio – economic development activities.
To help the aged, sick, helpless and indigent villagers of all communities.
To engaged and assist in such other philanthropic activities as may be desired appropriate by the Executive body of the Sangha.
To construct, maintain building and houses as an infrastructure required for implementation of various programmes.
To organize women of disadvantaged Groups, especially the unorganized sector and help them to upgrade their standard of living through optimum use of their inherent skill and resources.
BBS – is committed to the elimination of discrimination based on caste and collaborates with various groups led by Dalit women and men activists, with support and solidarity from organizations, academics, individuals, people’s organizations and institutions throughout the country who are committed to work to protect and promote human rights focusing on women and children from vulnerable communities.
It main aim is to strengthen the institutions delivering justice to ST/SC/ Dalit and build peoples capacity to access them as rights and entitlements. It focuses on women among the vulnerable sections and recognises that economic entitlements are as equally important as social justice where SCs and other vulnerable communities are concerned.
Since 1981, BBS along with collaborating organizations have trained 10025 ST/SC/ Dalit women and men human rights defenders in 7 states. These women and men are youth, village leaders who have been involved as human rights defenders in their villages or towns, . Over the next three years many of them were involved in fact finding of atrocities, supporting the victims in filing complaints, ensuring the registration of FIRs (First Information Reports), working with the duty bearers in ensuring investigation and filing of Charge Sheets as well as strengthening the trial process through guiding victims and witnesses.
In order to raise the visibility of this work BBS organized ST/SC/ Dalit alit BBS Rally’ across the country which started on 6th December 1981 from four corners of the country , Kolkatta and BHUBANSWER/CHENNAI ETC. educate civil society particularly from ST/SC/ Dalit communities on social and economic rights and the need to utilise the institutions of justice and economic development.
BBS is now focuses on Dalit women’s rights to access justice and economic entitlements, tracking budgets and enabling ST/SC/ Dalit communities to utilise the Special Component Plan (SCP) towards their development, to strengthen the land and