PGS aims for eliminating all forms of bondages and social hierarchies to create a decent, equitable and sustainable social and natural environment.
• Promoting collectives for democratic and equal participation
• Educating people for organizing self-help initiatives
• Empowering communities to make claims for legal entitlements
• Harnessing potentials of social and micro entrepreneurs
• Strengthening local institutional structures for sustainability
(i) To organize activities for social, cultural and educational uplift of people.
(ii) To promote self-reliance and sustainability among poor sections by increasing their access and control over natural and human resources.
(iii) To create and promote sustainable livelihood opportunities to increase food security of the marginalized sections.
(iv) To identify and develop local leadership in the village and increase management capacity of the community to head long term development plans.
(v) To evolve and empower community based organizations at local level that are accountable and responsible to take initiatives for the uplift of the society, raise voices against injustice and undertake advocacy on issues at all levels.
(vi) To develop the skills for the growth of micro-enterprises and agri-business.
Looking back when Pragati Gramodyog Sansthan (PGS) had started in the field of social development with the vision of ensuring freedom from fear of freedom for achieving a sustainable freedom for the marginalized community; especially the stone-breakers who have been serving as bonded labourers from generation to generation.
I am very pleased with the progress we made in 2011-2012 and also giving a meaning to life of these people who had not seen what the freedom is. Though we have been facing lot of challenges while carrying out our initiatives but my diligent staff did not look back and worked very hard to achieve each and every task entrusted on them.
In this report, I would like to share with you the progress we made during financial Year 2011-2012.
Pragati Gramodyog Evam Samaj Kalyan Sansthan is a non-for-profit voluntary organization established with the vision to ensure freedom from fear of freedom for achieving a sustainable freedom for the marginalized community. The PGS was established by a group of young social entrepreneurs in 1986 with the aim to organize interventions for human and social development of the marginalized communities particularly in rural areas.
The organization is registered under Societies Registration Act, 1860, IT 80 G and FCRA. It aims at promoting self-reliant and sustainability among poor sections by ensuring their access to the natural resources and uplifting their social, economic & cultural status. It also aims at empowering community based organization and develops the skills for the growth of micro-enterprice and agribusinesses.