Joygopalpur Gram Vikash Kendra



To secure basic livelihood and equal rights for all and sustainable development in the social, economic and environmental context.


To improve the quality of life of the poor and marginalized, by enhancing food and social security, through an empowered Civil Society in West Bengal and Orissa. In practical terms, the six elements of this mission are:

Sustainable use/consumption and management of local natural resources

Food security through promotion and practice of organic farming and use of nature-friendly technology

Secure livelihood opportunities through access to and use of new skills

Assured access to quality education, protected water supply, adequate health services, drainage and sanitation

Develop strong village institutions whereby the entire community is involved in the planning, implementation, and monitoring of development work.

Community based research on preparedness for disaster response.