Profile of the Organization

Name of the organization HILL SOCIAL WELFARE SOCIETY (HSWS
Date of Registration 23.11.2000
Regd. No. S\IL\1026-2000-2001 under W.B. Act XXVI of 1961
Under Society’s Registration Act. West Bengal
80G & 12 AA Memo No. 80G/CIT/SLG/Tech/09-10/780-82, 12AA/CIT/SLG/Tech/09-10/776-78.
Registered under the Income Tax Act 1961, Govt. of India
FCRA NO. 146980085
Dated: 19.02.2010
Nature: Cultural Economical Educational Social
Address Sherpa Building, Primtam Road,
P.O. & P.S. Kalimpong, Dist. Darjeeling.
(W.B.) Pin. 734301, India
Working Areas Kalimpong I, Kalimpong –II Block (Algarah) & Gorubathan of Kalimpong District basically comprising the rural as well as urban
HSWS Branch Office Address c/o Jiwan Bhattarai, Kothidhura, Tukdah Tea Estate
PO Tukdah School Dhura, Rangli- Rangliot Block
Pin: 734213, Dist. Darjeeling
Working Areas Lopchu, Peshok & Tukdah Tea Garden, Rangli- Rangliot Block and rural villages of Mirik, Siliguri and Kurseong of the Darjeeling District
Target Groups
  • Distressed & Deserted women (Destitute) & girls (Rescued Victims/ FSWs/ domestic violence women/ exploited victims
  • Children
  • School Dropouts
  • Unemployed youths
  • Small & Marginalized farmers
  • Self Help Groups (SHG)
  • Single women (widow, unmarried, divorced, separated)
Activities on Projects /
Schemes Undertaken:
  • RCH (Reproductive & Child Health) programme for safe motherhood and 0-6 yrs children supported by WBVHA, Kolkata at Lolay GP, lingsey & lingseykha GP, Kalimpong II Block, (2005)
  • TI Project for prevention & Control programme on STI/HIV/AIDS for Flying Sex Workers and their regular clients supported by WBSACS/ DAPCU, Darjeeling targeted at Kalimpong region (2007)
  • Legal Advice Programme/ Awareness campaign in Darjeeling Hills (2006)
  • NEAC (National Environment Awareness Campaign) in Kalimpong Region (2008)
  • Formation of SHG &Bank linkage supported by NABARD, Kolkata (2005)
  • Skill Development initiative training/ Livelihood schemes for women/ girls/ farmers group of villages supported by Cinchona Medicinal Plant Board, Govt. of West Bengal, Mongpoo (2010-11)
  • Self employment training programme for unemployed youths (Youth Development Programme (NYK), Govt. of India (2006-07)
  • Anti- Trafficking Programme- Awareness on trafficking issues- Women & Child Protection/ Caring Programme, SANLAAP, Kolkata (2007)
  • Consumer Awareness Programme Consumer and Fair Business practices, Govt. of West Bengal (2005)
  • Inclusive health & Nutritional Development of Children & youths (Sanjivani) along with Non-Formal Education at Rural areas/ Lopchu & Peshok Tea Gardens supported by TDH- Alnatura, Germany (2009-10)
  • Towards Basic Health Care and Support, (Rural Intervention) facilitated West Bengal Voluntary Health Association, Kolkata- 16 supported by Belgium (2008-09)
  • TB/DOT Programme under RNTCP (GLRA)- USAID- AXSHYA INDIA (2011)
  • Hill Farming Intervention for farmers supported CASA, Kolkata (2008-09)
  • Integrated Sustainable livelihood and Disaster Mitigation at Tukdah Tea Garden supported by CASA, Kolkata (2015-16)
  • Agriculture/ Floriculture farming programme for women SHG of the Darjeeling District supported by West Bengal Swarojgar Corporation Ltd, (WBSCL) Govt. of West Bengal undertaking, Kolkata (2013-14)
  • Establishment of 20 nos. of Poly Green Houses for Floriculture Farming for 100 women beneficiaries of SHG at Kalimpong I & II Blocks of Darjeeling District supported by WBSCL, Govt. of West Bengal (2015-16)
  • Multi-Gym installed at Peshok Tea Garden for the youths of the entire region supported by Department of Youth affairs, Govt. of West Bengal (2013-14)
  • National Leprosy Eradication Programme (NLEP)- leprosy division- Swasthya Bhawan, Kolkata targeted at Kalimpong region (2014-15)
  • Infrastructure Support to Non- formal Education Centres at Lopchu & Peshok supported by Smile Foundation, Kolkata (2014-15)
  • Water Sanitation Programme in Kalimpong region supported by Nirman foundation, Kolkata (2015)
  • Single women- developing sustainable livelihood supported by American Jewish World Service (AJWS) (2016-17)
  • Nutrition programme to children of 0-18 years- peshok tea garden supported by Smile Foundation, Kolkata (2016-17)
  • USHA Silai school 10 nos. tailoring programme for different underprivileged women of Kalimpong region supported by USHA International (2015-16)
  • Empanelled as Vocational Training Provider (VTP) supported by Pachim Bango Society for Skill Development (PBSSD), (2015)
Contact Person Ms. Shova Chhetri, Chief functionary, Hill Social Welfare Society
Contact No. 9434166419/ 03552-256076 (O)
E-mail hsws_kpg@yahoo.com, hswskpg@gmail.com
Website : www.hswskalimpong.org


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This organization is a women base organization working for the development of the women folk. This organization is running an information centre for the underprivileged & dropouts children, a DIC (Drop-in-centre) for the High Risk Community people, a centre for prevention, re-integration, restoration of women & child trafficking, a handloom weaving training centre/production existing with more than 100 nos. of women beneficiaries & 316 nos. of Self Help Groups especially women from the rural belt. There are existing policies HR policy, Gender Policy, Financial Policy, harassment policy & Child Protection policy. This organization has 39 nos. of paid staffs concerning various projects and 6 volunteers with 7 nos. of executive members consisting 2/3 of women executives formed in the year 2000-2001.

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