|Tagore Society for Rural Development (TSRD)
is one of the oldest and largest civil society organization in
the eastern India engaged in rural development since 1969. Which
was founded by the then Ghandian leader Sri Jayprakash Narayan
and freedom fighter Sri Pannalal Dasgupta imbibing the
philosophy of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore. TSRD
is working in more than 2801 villages spread in 47 blocks of
three states viz. West Bengal, Jharkhand and Orissa (Autonomous)
under the name and style of Rangabelia Project, Sagar Project,
Bolpur Project, Tapan Project, Rajnagar-Khoirasol Project,
Hingalgunj Project, Patamda Project, Maheshpur Project, Hindol
Project(Autonomous), Phiringia Project(Autonomous) and Malkangiri Project(Autonomous). Name of the
projects indicates their operational head office only but each
of them covers numbers of villages and blocks and also works
with different thematic areas. All the project areas of TSRD are
situated in the remotest corners of the states like islands of
Sundarbans or at the international border of Bangladesh in
northern Bengal or hilly dry plateau forest base in Jharkhand
and in Orissa. The organization is lead by Padmashree Tushar
Kanjilal, the national teacher awarded by the President of India
for his invaluable contribution in social service sector.
NGO Attachment Programme for the Officers of the Government
A group of 33 Private Secretaries (Class I Gazetted officers) of
the Government of India visited TSRD Bolpur and Rajnagar Project
under the district of Birbhum on 19th and 20th December 2015.
The officers team visited the Self Help Group under livelihood
programme at Rajnagar supported by BMZ-NETZ, visited Education
Centres at Bandarberia village of Jharkhand supported by Ms.
A group of 54 Assistant Section Officers of Government of India
visited TSRD Bolpur Project and TSRD Rajnagar Project from 18th
to 21st February 2016 under NGO attachment programme. The team
interacted with the Women SHG at Bolpur. The team met around 100
members of Women Federation under BMZ-NETZ supported programme
at Moulboni village of Rajnagar block followed by visiting
Latrine, Bore well and Solar lighting programme at Nityanagar
village supported by Rotary Club of India.
Adult Education Centers for 28400 learners through Software
developed & supported by TCS
Tagore Society for Rural Development is going to start 60 adult
education centers. More than 28000 people of 5 branches of TSRD
situated at West Bengal and Jharkhand will become literate
through this programme supported by Tata Consultancy Service (TCS).
The entire programme will be performing with the software
developed by TCS.
Model Village Supported by Rotary Club of India
The Rotary Club of India supporting in Model Village programme
at Nityanagar Village of Tribal populace under Rajnagar block of
Birbhum district. Toilet for each and every household and one
bore well for every seven household are under construction.