Banwasi Seva Ashram envisages a strong new village culture, incorporating the positive values of traditional life and benefits of modern knowledge in such a way that neither people nor nature are unduly exploited. Banwasi Seva Ashram believes that village self sufficiency is vital for the country's development.
The mission of Banwasi Seva Ashram is to address basic problems of life faced by the forest dwelling community, especially the most vulnerable people (tribal, SC , OBC) through confidence creation, capacity building and innovational development plans.
Main Fields of Activities
Soil & water conservation, watershed agriculture, horticulture and tree planting, animal husbandry, use of gobar gas and compost, village industries, vocational training, rural entitlement, education (formal and non-formal, for adults, youngsters, adolescents, children and toddlers - 3 to 6), women empowerment, health care and health education (including planned family education), pollution monitoring and environment protection.
Banwasi Seva Ashram analyses problems faced by the communities / finds out workable solutions for addressing the root cause and implements these solutions by helping community members work out models which can be managed by them, with appropriate training and support service.
In this process the Ashram involves the community and all stake-holders, subject experts and also government officials.
The Ashram's efforts all through have been to initiate action, foster confidence and hand over the responsibility of sustenance to the community.