Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra

#FreeCataractSurgery on 125th Birthday of #JankiDeviBajaj by #LokNayakJayPrakashEyeHospital @CBMIndia

07 January 2018, Dumka: 125th birth anniversary of late Mrs. Janki Devi Bajaj was celebrated with community eye care service by LokNayak JayPrakash Eye hospital. Padma Vibhushana Mrs. Bajaj was wife of Late Mr. Jamnalal Bajaj, a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi and herself worked with Sant Vinoba on Bhoodan movement. On this pious occasion, LNJPEH has organized Eye screening camp at village-Bada Dumariya under …Read More


#Prizes for #GirlChildren of #RemedialCoachingCentres @hdbfsl

06 January 2018, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): An inter-centre Quiz, Esaay, Drawing & Spelling competition for school girls from Remedial Coaching Centres (RCC) was held at the Coordination Office of Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra. Total 42 students from the RCCs at Jhumra, Lalpur Chowk, Amrit Nagar, Babhanwai, Demotaand, Baihari, Mandaikhurd, Silwar, Nagwaan, Rola have participated in this event joyfully. After overall assessment, Ms Khushi Rani from …Read More


#CertificatestoTrainees of #RozgarTrainingCentre @AxisBank

28 December 2017, Giridih: 125 trainees of Rozgar Training Centre at Giridih have received their course completion certificates in a function held at RTC premises. These youths belong to 7th batch of RTC being supported by Axis Bank Foundation under the Program of Sustainable Livelihood. They have completed their 3 months courses like Basic Computer Application, Tally, Beautician, Tailoring, General Duty Assistant, Mobile Phone Repairing …Read More


#LordBuddhaHomeforChildren Celebrates #Christmas

25 December 2017, Silaunja (Bodhgaya): NBJK managed Lord Buddha Home for Children has celebraed Merry Christmas with a different tone and a number of events took place here in presence of Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) and Mr. Ton Cable (Representative-SKB, the Netherlands) on this holy occasion. This started with distribution of rice, flour, sugar, salt, biscuit, blanket, sari among 350 people from 22 villages …Read More


Workshop on #Handwashing through #BehaviourChangeModel amongst #SchoolChildren @Plan_India

22 December 2017, Hazaribag: A district level workshop on sanitation through behaviour change model with school children in Churchu block was convened at Hotel Canary Inn under the joint auspices of Plan India, Lifebuoy and NBJK. An apparent and small message backed by teacher, mother, family and community can be helpful to change the very behaviour of handwashing with soap as a habit among school …Read More


#PwDs Participates in #Sports#Painting on #WorldDisabilityDay @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryfund

04 December 2017, Hazaribag: A district level sports & painting competition among People with Disabilities was held inside district stadium on the occasion of World Disability Day. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Pradeep Prasad (Social Worker) who called for mainstreaming of nearly 25, 000 identified PwDs of the district and praised the event for its significance. World Disability Day was celebrated by around 150 …Read More


#Certificate #Placement for Trainees of #SkillforLife @WeAreSwades @HSBC

30 November 2017, Hazaribag: The 7th batch trainees of Skill for Life program by NBJK with support of HSBC – Swades Foundation, Mumbai, have received their course completion certificates and placement offers today. Mr. Prabhu Nath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) has distributed certificates among them and said that these youths are supposed to equip themselves with not only professional skills but with the qualities needed for …Read More


#HealthCamp for Patients of #Epilepsy & #MentalDiseases @rinpasorg @bread4theworld

28 November 2017, Hazaribag: 960 people suffering from epilepsy and mental diseases had an opportunity to continue their treatment with medicines free of cost under the mental health camp organized by NBJK with support of Ranchi Institute of Neuro Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (RINPAS), Ranchi under the program of Support to Social Workers & Small NGOs in partnership with Bread for the World, Germany. The …Read More


#WorldDiabetesDay by #LoknayakJayPrakashEyeHospital @Sightsavers

16 November 2017, Chouparan (Hazaribag): NBJK run Loknayak Jay Prakash Eye Hospital has organized a special Diabetes Camp on the occasion of World Diabetes Day celebrated by the hospital with support of Sightsavers, Kolkata. There were 152 males, 110 females, 16 youths (10 males & 6 females) patients turned up for initial checkup and consultation by Dr. Alok Kumar (Ophthalmologist, LNJPEH). 81 have been found …Read More


#DumkaDC Inaugurates New Ward of #LokNayakJayPrakashEyeHospital @CBMIndia

10 November 2017, Dumka: Mr. Mukesh Kumar (IAS), Deputy Commissioner of Dumka, has inaugurated the new ward of LokNayak JayPrakash Eye Hospital. He was accompanied by Mr. Shashi Ranjan (IAS), Deputy Development Commissioner of Dumka also in the inaugural function. Now the eye hospital is capacitated with total 50 beds. Mr. Mukesh Kumar, DC has praised NBJK to run a modern eye hospital at a …Read More


#ReliefMaterials Distribution among #FloodStricken People @ActionVillageIn

8 – 9 November 2017, East & West Champaran (Bihar): Bihar Pradesh Lok Samiti and NBJK have distributed relief materials among flood stricken people in the districts of East Champaran and West Champaran in Bihar. AVI-UK has provided financial support for such initiative took place with help of local voluntary organizations. On 8th November, NBJK representatives Mr. Satyendra Kumar and Mr. Shankar Rana have joined …Read More


“My Goal – Corruption Free India” Seminar by #FamilyCounsellingCentre @MinistryWCD

03 November 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): Central Social Welfare Board & Jharkhand State Social Welfare Board supported Family Counselling Centre or FCC has organized a seminar upon “My Goal – Corruption Free India” among the students of Amrit Nagar High School at Amrit Nagar village. The seminar was presided by Mr. Dharmanand Ray (Senior Teacher, ANHS) who said that its more important to save the …Read More


Treatment of 928 People #MentalHealthCamp @rinpasorg @bread4theworld

24 October, Hazaribag: NBJK has organized monthly mental health camp with help of Ranchi Institute of Neuro Psychiatry & Allied Sciences (RINPAS), Ranchi under the program of Support to Marginalized Mentally Ill People in partnership with Bread for the World, Germany. The camp was held in the premises of NBJK Coordination Office, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag) and 928 patients of epilepsy/mental illness have got medical consultation …Read More


Training to #AanganwadiSevikas on #Deafblindness @senseindia

14 October 2017, Ramgarh: District level training program to Aanganwadi Sevikas was organized by NBJK under the program of Services to Deafblind Children with support of Sense India, Ahmedabad. The training held at Rotary Club, Ramgarh and Mr. Rashmi Kant Mishra (Training Officer, Sense India) has oriented the Sevikas about the phenomenon of Deafblindness, its causes, symptoms and preventive measures in detail. Before this, Mrs. …Read More


#FamilyCounsellingCentre Called Sub-committee Meeting @MinistryWCD

13 October 2017, Hazaribag: Sub-committee members of Family Counselling Centre (FCC) were present in the meeting held at Women Police Station premises to discuss about quarterly performance of FCC run by NBJK with support of Jharkhand State Social Welfare Board and Central Social Welfare Board, Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Mrs. Ameltina Ekka (In-charge, Women PS) and members have suggested that FCC should get …Read More


#WorldSightDay by #LokNayakJayPrakashEyeHospital @Sightsavers @CBMIndia

12 October 2017, Chouparan/Dumka: LokNayak JayPrakash Eye Hospital (Chouparan & Dumka units) has observed World Sight Day with enthusiasm and organized mass awareness as well as eye care activities for people. At LNJPEH, Bahera (Chouparan, Hazaribag), a workshop with rural health workers (Sahiyas) upon early eye care was inaugurated by Mr. Kumar Saurabh (Manager, Aditya Birla Financial Services-Hazaribag) in presence of Dr. Yogendra Singh (Medical …Read More


#LokSamiti Convention on #Peace & #Harmony

11 October 2017, Patna: A convention upon peace and harmony held on the occasion of JP Jayanti at IMA Hall, Patna under the joint auspices of Bihar Pradesh Lok Samiti and Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Girija Satish (National President, Lok Samiti) who said that we are basically a non-communal society and our governments must treat all the citizens equally. …Read More


#TailoringTraining and #SewingMachines to #RuralWomen @UshaIntl

10-16 October, Mahuda (Dhanbad): 7 days tailoring training and new sewing machines have been provided to 10 rural women beneficiaries selected by Jharkhand Gramin Vikas Trust, village-Kacharra, Mahuda (Dhanbad), a partner organization under Usha Silai School Program by NBJK with support of Usha International Limited, Delhi. The training was conducted by Mrs. Sangita Jaiswal (Master Trainer) and Mr. Ritesh Lohani (Program Manager) from Usha International …Read More


NBJK Supports #SafeChildhoodSafeIndia March

27 September 2017, Hazaribag: Hazaribag town became a stay point for Bharat Yatra, a nationwide march led by Nobel Peace Laureate Mr. Kailash Satyarthi against child sexual abuse and trafficking, though Mr. Satyarthi couldn’t be present here due to some unavoidable reasons. Bharat Yatra team reached here with Mr. Arjun Kumar (Coordinator, Bharat Yatra Team), Mrs. Arti Kujur (Chairperson, Jharkhand State Commission for Protection of …Read More


#OverseasVisitors at Program Sites @cinicell @tatatrusts @Plan_India

26 September / 6 October 2017, Khunti – Churchu: A group of Master course students from Tel Aviv University, Israel has reached at Khunti (Jharkhand) district to visit NBJK run program of Mission 2020: Lakhpati Kisan-Smart Village with support of CInI-Tata Trusts, Jamshedpur/Mumbai. These students will study the program in Pandu village of Murhu block. Their purpose is to survey the bottlenecks and to suggest …Read More


#SkillforLife Trainees Observes Alumni Meet @WeareSwades @HSBC

23 September 2017, Hazaribag: HSBC Bank – Swades Foundation, Mumbai supported vocational training program Skill for Life trainees had an opportunity to meet each other during the Alumni Meet held at NBJK Coordination Office. This was attended by the current batch trainees also to get an idea of their post training employability prospect. On this occasion, Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) has welcomed all such …Read More


State Level Seminar on #RightToInformationAct @vishwayuvak

19-21 September 2017, Shantman Nagar (Ranchi): State level seminar on Right to Information Act 2005 was organized under joint auspices of Vishwa Yuvak Kendra-New Delhi, Abhiyan-Patna and NBJK-Ranchi. The program took place at Jay Prakash auditorium of NBJK-Ranchi. Mr. Girija Satish (President, National Lok Samiti) has inaugurated the seminar and cited about importance of RTI Act towards sincerity in welfare programs by the government. Tax …Read More


#Deafblind Children Enjoy Picnic @senseindia

16 September 2017, Hazaribag: A picnic for deafblind & multi-sensory impaired children was organized at Swarn Jayanti Park under the program of SPARSH Services for Persons/Children with Deafblindness (DB) & Multi-Sensory Impairment (MSI) with support of Sense India, Ahmedabad. There were 50 children, parents & program staffs present in the excursion and they have enjoyed the event with a number of activities like painting, blind-hidden/needle-thread/ …Read More


#TailoringTraining & #SewingMachines to #NeedyWomen @UshaIntl

11-17 September 2017, Hazaribag: Four deprived women Mrs. Meena Devi, Mrs. Vidya Devi, Mrs. Tilkeshwri Devi and Mrs. Manju Devi from villages Lupung, Pelawal, Gadokhar and Katkamsaandi repectively in Katkamsaandi block have got brand-new sewing machines and a weeklong residential training with support of Usha International Ltd., Delhi. There was online donation to NBJK for such purpose. Also a unit of 10 needy women from …Read More


Restructuring of District Level #DisablePeople’sOrganization at Hazaribag @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

09 September 2017, Hazaribag: District level Disable’s People’s Organization (DPO) promoted under Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK was restructured during a meeting held at Curzon Ground stadium, Hazaribag. The meeting was presided over by Mr. Pappu Lal Vishwakarma and members have changed the DPO’s name unanimously as Zila Viklaang Sansthaan. Also they have elected new office bearers among them and Mr. Raj …Read More


Koderma #Farmers’Exposure at NBJK Khunti @HDFC_Bank

5-6 September, Koderma/Khunti: During working with farmers under Holistic Rural Development Program (HRDP) operational in Koderma district with support of HDFC Bank, it was found that people are not so much familiar with SRI (System of Rice Intensification) method and the program team has decided for an exposure visit for farmers to Khunti, where NBJK (with support of SRTT-Mumbai & CInI-Jharkhand) has promoted tribal people …Read More


#VisionCenter Inaugurated at Bagodar (Giridih), Jharkhand

07 September 2017, Bogodar: Lok Nayak Jay Prakash Eye Hospital, Bahera (Chouparan, Hazaribag) has started a Vision / Eye Checkup Center at Bagodar, an important township of Giridih district situated at its border adjacent to Hazaribag district in Jharkhand. Bagodar is the block with a population of 2,36,482 in 138 villages of 46 village panchayats under Giridih district but lack any eye care facility. Since …Read More


120 #Youths Completes #SkillDevelopmentTraining @AxisBank

22 August 2017, Giridih: Rojgar Training Center (RTC), Giridih has felicitated its 120 youth trainees during a certification ceremony graced by Mr. Nirbhay Kumar Shahabadi (MLA, Giridih) as the chief guest. RTC, Giridih is one among 11 RTCs being run at 10 district headquarters of Jharkhand under Program for Sustainable Livelihood with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. Mr. Shahabadi has distributed course completion certificates …Read More


#NBJK Celebrates #IndependenceDay @India

Amrit Nagar, 15 August 2017: 71st Independence Day of the nation was celebrated with much zeal and passion at NBJK coordination office, head office, other branches and schools run by the organization. Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has hoisted the tricolor at coordination office and led the group recital of national anthem. He offered his best wishes to staffs, trainees and villagers on this occasion. …Read More


Certification Ceremony for #RozgarTrainingCenterTrainees @AxisBank

Hazaribag, 14 August 2017: Around 200 trainees from 5th to 10th batches of Rozgar Training Centre (RTC) were distributed their course completion certificates in a simple ceremony organized under the Program of Sustainable Livelihood (PSL) with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. Dr. B. P. Sinha (District RCH Officer), Mr. Rajiv Bagga (Proprietor, Kshitij & Aushman Hospitals), Dr. Mukesh Kumar (Lecturer of Economics, St. Columba’s …Read More


#AwarenessCampaign during #WorldBreastfeeding Week @UNICEFIndia @planGlobal @Plan_India

01 August 2017, Hazaribag: UNICEF, Department of Social Welfare, Plan International and NBJK have started a combined awareness campaign across Hazaribag district during World Breastfeeding Week from 1 – 7 August. The campaign van with audio-visual publicity materials was flagged off by Ms Garima Singh (Trainee IAS Officer) and Mrs. Veena Kumari (District Social Welfare Officer, Hazaribag). Dr. Vijay Shankar Das (Civil Surgeon, Hazaribag), Mr. …Read More


State Level Workshop on #RPDACT2016 @CBMIndia @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund @CarersWorldwide

26 July 2017, Ranchi: A state level workshop on Rights of People with Disabilities Act 2016 was held at Project Bhawan, Dhurwa under the joint auspices of NBJK, CBM-Bangalore, AusAid and the Department of Women-Child Development & Social Securities, Government of Jharkhand. This was inaugurated by Mr. Satish Chandra (State Disability Commissioner, Jharkhand) in presence of Mr. Chittaranjan Kumar (Add. Secy., Dept. of WCD & …Read More


#MotivationTalk to Skill for Life Trainees @WeAreSwades @HSBC

24 July 2017, Amrit Nagar: A local young writer and teacher Mr. Manoj Kumar Kushwaha has shared his motivation clues with the trainees of Skill for Life program with support of Swades Foundation, Mumbai. The program provides skill development training to rural youths in the trades of Basic Computer Application, Mobile Repair and Bed Side Patient Attendant while Mr. Manoj Kr. Kushwaha has written a …Read More


#NBJKPresident addresses #Colloquium at #AzimPremjiUniversity @azimpremjiunive

21 July 2017, Bangalore: Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) was invited by Azim Premji University to deliver his lecture in a colloquium. This was held at the university campus and more than 200 students, their faculties and directors of schools have participated in this seminar. Mr. Subrat Kumar Mishra (Faculty, Field Practice) has anchored the program and introduced Mr. Girija Satish before the audience. Mr. …Read More


#FamilyCounselingCenter Sub-Committee Meeting @MinistryWCD

21 July 2017, Hazaribag: Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi and Jharkhand State Social Welfare Board, Ranchi supported Family Counseling Center (FCC) by NBJK has organized it’s Sub-Committee meeting at the premises of Women Police Station, Hazaribag. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Rajiv Ranjan Kumar (Circle Inspector of Police). The Sub-Committee members have suggested for proper investigation of the cases at FCC, their reconciliation …Read More


#VisionBuilding Workshop at Chatra district @Sightsavers

21 July 2017, Chatra: Under the projects of Jharkhand Rural Eye Health & Netra Vasant by Sightsavers , Kolkata, a Vision Building workshop took place at administrative block of Sadar Hospital, Chatra. This was organized by LokNayak JayPrakash Eye Hospital (LNJPEH) and District Blindness Control Committee jointly. Dr. S. N. Singh (Civil Surgeon, Chatra) has presided over the workshop while Dr. Jitendra Kumar (State Program …Read More


Orientation Course for Counsellors of #FamilyCounsellingCentre @MinistryWCD

4 – 6 July 2017, Lucknow: 3 days Orientation Course on Counselling was organized for Counsellors working at Family Counselling Centres (FCCs) run by VOs with support of Central & State Social Welfare Boards. The training was provided by Lucknow based Regional Centre of National Institute of Public Cooperation & Child Development and NBJK was represented by Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Counsellor at FCC. There were …Read More


#SkillForLife Trainees Gets Job @WeAreSwades @HSBC

April-June 2017, Hazaribag: Skill for Life program’s short term courses on General Duty Assistant, Basic Computer Applications and Mobile Repairing & Maintenance have trained 59 (26 males & 33 females) youths during 4th batch of April-May and 40 (17 males & 23 females) among them have secured placement, Mr. Prabhu Nath Sharma (Program In-charge) has briefed to organization’s media cell and said that parents meeting, …Read More


Training for #VOs on #RightsofPwDsAct2016 @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

27-28 June 2017, Hazaribag: Two days training on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 was held for voluntary organizations working in different districts of Jharkhand. This was organized under the program of Disability Rights with support of Action Village India & Big Lottery Fund, United Kingdom. Mrs Sujata Prasad (Program Manager) has introduced the theme and explained about the expanded domain of this new …Read More


Symposium on Respect for All Religions & Dawat-e-Iftar

20 June 2017, Hazaribag: A symposium on Respect for All Religions followed by Dawat-e-Iftar (Evening Dine for Rozedars during sacred month of Ramadan) was organized under joint auspices of NBJK and Hazaribag District Lok Samiti. The very theme of this symposium was introduced by Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) who has placed main characteristics of Sanatan/Hindu, Islam, Chirstianity, Sikh and Jain sects. He said that …Read More


2 Days Training for #SelfHelpGroups @HDFC_Bank

19 – 20 June 2017, Koderma: 27 group members/office bearers of 5 Women Self Help Groups namely Kamla, Gangotri, Devi, Bajrang and Gita Mahila Mandals from Pahridih, Dasgharwa, Charadih, Buchitaand villages of Jaynagar and Koderma Sadar blocks have gone through an orientation training under Holistic Rural Development Program (HRDP) with support of HDFC Bank. They have been introduced towards the very concept of group formation …Read More


#RanchiMayor Distributes Certificates Among RTC Trainees @AxisBank

17 June 2017, Ranchi: Mrs. Asha Lakra (Mayor, Ranchi) has distributed certificates among the trainees of Rojgar Training Center (RTC), Piska More (Ranchi) after completion of their 3 months skill development training in the trades of Computer Software/Hardware, Mobile Repair, Tally, Beautician and Tailoring. She was the chief guest of this function held at RTC and accompanied by Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK), Mr. Anand …Read More


Training Upon #CarersFederation @CarersWorldwide

15 – 17 June 2017, Hazaribag: 3 days training for carers under Carers Promotion program with support of Carers Worldwide, UK was held to outline and strengthen a district level federation of Carers SHGs  encouraged by NBJK in Hazaribag district. There were 30 carers/representatives and volunteers from Hazaribag Sadar, Katkamdaag, Katkamsaandi, Ichak, Daroo and Chouparan blocks in the training. Mr. Ramakrishna and Mr. Natesh (Resource …Read More


Campaign Against #ChildLabour @CHILDLINE1098

12 June – 18 June 2017, Chouparan: Childline India Foundation, Mumbai supported Childline1098 Sub-centre by NBJK at Chouparan has launched a week long campaign against Child Labour. Chouparan based government officers like Mr. Amit Kumar Shrivastava (Block Development Officer), Mrs. Savita Kumari (Child Development Project Officer) and Mr. Lalkeshwar Singh (Child Welfare Police Officer) have supported the campaign and discussed about their active roles during …Read More


Sharab Mukti Yatra Across Jharkhand

4 June – 11 June 2017, Jharkhand: Just a day before Total Revolution Day (5 June), the legacy from Loknayak JP, Jharkhand State Lok Samiti, Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra and partner organizations have launched a state level Sharab Mukti Yatra (Journey for Liberation from Liquor) or SMY from Hazaribagh under leadership of Mr. Girija Satish (President, National Lok Samiti). Messrs Kaushal Ganesh Azad (National Coordinator, …Read More


Course Completion Certificate to #Youths @WeAreSwades @HSBC

31 May 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): The 4th batch trainees of Skill for Life program supported by HSBC & Swades Foundation-Mumbai have received their Course Completion Certificates during a simple ceremony organized at NBJK premises. On this occassion, Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has asked them about advantages of 2 months residential courses on Basic Computer Applications (BCA), Bed Side Patient Attendants (BSPA) and Mobile/Cell …Read More


Activites under #DisabilityRights Program @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

May 2017, Hazaribag-Giridih-Koderma-Gaya-Nawada: In the month of May’17, a number of activities took place under Disability Rights program by NBJK with support of Action Village India and Big Lottery Fund, UK. There were 21 panchayat level media advocacy meetings in 5 districts with more than 1600 people including PRI member, Mukhiya, Sarpanch, Rojgar Sewak, Anganwadi Sewika, Jal Sahiya, Ward Member and other community leaders. They …Read More


Diploma Course for Ophthalmic Assistant at LNJP Eye Hospital

17 May 2017, Bahera (Chouparan): NBJK run Lok Nayak Jay Prakash Eye Hospital started a Diploma Course in Ophthalmic Assistance (DCOA) and admission is open from today. Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has inaugurated a simple function on this occasion and expressed satisfaction that LNJPEH will shape up efficient eye care professionals also in coming days. He appealed the newly enrolled students to work hard …Read More


Meeting with Trainees’ Parents @WeareSwades @HSBC

13 May 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): A meeting with the parents of 4th batch trainees enrolled under the program of Residential Rozgar Training Center was held to ensure a trouble free course completion for the youngsters belong to remote rural areas. Mr. Prabhu Nath Sharma (Treasurer-NBJK & Program In-charge) has welcomed the parents and briefed them about 2 months’ duration courses of Basic Computer Application …Read More


#TrainingOnTheRightsOfPersonsWithDisabilitiesAct2016 @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

10 May 2017, Amrit Nagar: Disabled People’s Orgaizations (DPOs) from Hazaribag, Koderma, Giridih, Nawada and Gaya districts got an orientation training on The Rights of Persons with disabilities 2016. This was organized under Disability Rights Program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. On 10-11 May, 30 participants from Hazaribag, Koderma and Giridih based DPOs have attended the training moderated by Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager). She …Read More


Panchayat Level #AdvocacyActivities @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

19-24 April 2017, Churchu/Sadar Blocks, Hazaribag: In course of highlighting the rights of People with Disabilities as an important issue, three panchayat level advocacy meetings were held at Indraa, Aango, Irgaa panchayats under Disability Rights program by NBJK with support of AVI-BLF, UK. On 19th and 22nd, the meeting was organized at Indraa and Aango panchayats of Churchu block while Irgaa panchayat of Sadar block …Read More


#AjabSingh at NBJK @AjabSinghKiGazabKahani

20-21 April 2017, Hazaribag: Mr. Ajay Kumar Singh, an IRS officer and the main character of the film “Ajab Singh Ki Gazab Kahani” has paid a promotional visit at NBJK office on 20th. He has addressed a meeting with the team NBJK and appealed all to see the movie that depicted his life story against all the physical and socio-economic odds. Mr. Singh was born …Read More


Training on #RightsOfPersonsWithDisabilitiesAct2016 @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

13 April 2017, Hazaribag: Two days training on Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016 was held for staffs of Disability Rights program executed in 5 districts of Jharkhand-Bihar with support of AVI-BLF, UK. The training was initiated by Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager) who outlined the law and informed about new provisions incorporated there for sake of PwDs. She said that now 21 types …Read More


Activities under #ChildCenteredCommunityDevelopment Program @Plan_India

January-March 2017, Churchu (Hazaribag): There were a lot of activities held under Child Centered Community Development program in villages of Churchu block, Hazaribag. Baby Show was organized at 11 villages of Churchu, Chenaro and Ango panchayats from 13 to 23 January. The activity aimed to reduce stunting in children below 5 years of age. Likewise Mothers’ Show took place on 16 & 17 January in …Read More


Certification Ceremony for #SkillDevelopmentTrainees @WeareSwades @HSBC

31 March 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): 49 trainees of 3rd batch from Residential Rojgar Training Center were distributed certificates at a formal ceremony held at NBJK coordination office meeting hall. The RRTC is being supported by Swades Foundation, Mumbai & HSBC Ltd. Today these youths have completed their two months training in the trades like Bed Side Patient attendant (BSPA), Mobile Repapir and Basic Computer …Read More


Agrotech 2017 Jharkhand Award to Project Partner VO @bread4theworld

30 March 2017, Ranchi: Jan Sahyog Kendra, Village-Gudwa, Post-Sitagarha, Hazaribag became a recipient of Agrotech 2017 Jharkhand Award by Birsa Agriculture University during 20-22 March. JSK is a partner organization promoted by Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra under the program of Support to Social Activists for Facilitating Food Security & Mental Health Service with help of BFW, Germany. The VO is headed by Mr. Narendra Kumar …Read More


Outing for #DeafblindChildren from Hazaribag @senseindia

28 March 2017, Hazaribag: 13 deafblind children and their parents/carers of Hazaribag have enjoyed a picnic held at local Swarnjayanti Cafeteria Park. This event was organized under the program of Services to Deafblind Children with support of Sense India, Ahmedabad. All DB children and carers have contributed to different games and entertainment activities. They talked, communicated and participated to make atmosphere more positive. Md. Nayeem …Read More


#DeafblindChildren on Outing @senseindia

23 March, 2017, Ramgadh:  Deafblind and MSI (Multi-Sensory Impaired) children and their Caretakers from Ramgadh district have enjoyed an outing at Shaheed Nirmal Mahto Park in Hazaribag. These are benficiaries of Sense India supported programme of Services to Desfblind and MSI Children by NBJK. Mr. Abhay Kumar (District Programme Coordinator) has said that such children face loneliness and lack proper socialization. Their family members feel …Read More


#LoknayakJayprakashEyeHospital Observes #GlaucomaWeek

12-18 March 2017, Bahera: NBJK run Loknayak Jayprakash eye Hospital at village-Bahera (Chouparan, Hazaribag) has observed Glaucoma Week from 12 to 18 March and provided free eye check up, medical consultation, medicines and cost effective treatment for common people. This was a SightSavers initiative by the eye hospital for rural people and we have started Glaucoma treatment unit here since last year with support of …Read More


NBJK Promoted #DisableCricketTeam Won State Level Tournament @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

8-10 March 2017, Ranchi: The Disable Cricket Team from Hazaribag district has won State Level Cricket Tournament organized by Jharkhand Divyang Sports & Welfare Academy. Hazaribag team has started with a victory over Bokaro by 27 runs. On 9th, it won over Chatra with 10 wickets and secured it’s birth for Semi-final scheduled on 10th when it defeated Ranchi and made entry for the final …Read More


Liquor, Dowry and Superstition Opposed on #Women’sDay

08 March 2017, Jharkhand-Bihar:  Lok Samiti, a non-political and non-religious People’s Organization founded by Sarvoday leader JP has declared a clarion call against liquor, dowry and superstition on the occasion of Women’s Day. NBJK and network organizations have supported the issues raised by LS and organized Women’s Conventions in various districts. In Hazaribag, Mr. Girija Satish (President, National Lok Samiti) has participated in Women’s convention …Read More


Training for #HolisticRuralDevelopment Programme Team @HDFC_Bank

06-08 March 2017, Hazaribag:  The programme team of HRDP (Holistic Rural Development Programme), Koderma has attended 3 days residential training at NBJK Coordination office, Hazaribag. HRDP is being run with 2656 HHs in 15 villages of Koderma Sadar and Jainagar blocks of Koderma district under support by CSR initiative of HDFC Bank. The trainees were comprised of Mr. Arvind Singh (Programme Coordinator), Mr. Rahul Saw …Read More


#HolisticRuralDevelopment Program for 15 Villages @HDFC_Bank

25 February 2017, Koderma: With support under CSR initiative of HDFC Bank, NBJK has launched a Holistic Rural Development Program (HRDP) for 15 villages of Koderma district. This was initiated in October 2016 with coverage of 2656 households from 15 villages in Koderma Sadar and Jainagar blocks of the district. The project is for three years and it goals to strengthen integrated development of the …Read More


Staffs’ Training on #ActivitiesofDailiyLiving & Physiotherapy @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

22 – 24 February 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): 3 days training upon Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and physiotherapy for field staffs, block coordinators and district coordinators was held under Disability Rights program by NBJK in Hazaribag, Koderma, Giridih, Nawada and Gaya districts of Jharkhand & Bihar with support of AVI-BLF, UK. The trainees have got practical knowledge regarding ADL and physiotherapy in light of …Read More


#LiquorProblems and Prohibition Demand in Jharkhand

22 February 2017, Shantman Nagar (Ranchi): A convention on Liquor Problems & Prohibition Demand in Jharkhand was organized by state unit of Lok Samiti with support of NBJK. Mr. Girija Satish (President, National Lok Samiti) was the key speaker who enlisted problems like diseases, anti-women crimes and accidents due to liquor and referred Article 47 of Indian constitution which directs the state to take step …Read More


#StoryGathering Training Held at NBJK @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

18 February 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): One day training upon Story Gathering was held for field staffs under Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. Ms. Claudine and Mr. Mike Heridan from Action Village India have facilitated the training focused upon skills to write true change stories as well as basics of photography to make these more real with good pictures. Ms. Claudine has …Read More


Two Days Training on DSHG Management @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

07 February 2017, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): To empower Disable People’s SHGs with financial activities, two days training was started for 28 members of DSHGs from Hazaribag, Koderma, Gaya and Giridih districts under the Program of Disability Rights with support of AVI-BLF, UK. Mr. Santosh Kumar Sinha (Block Manager, Poverty Reduction through SHGs Program) has guided the participants towards understanding of DSHG, about people needed to …Read More


Diploma Course in Ophthalmic Assistance at LNJP Eye Hospital

06 February 2017, Bahera (Chouparan): NBJK run Lok Nayak Jay Prakash Eye Hospital will commence a Diploma Course in Ophthalmic Assistance from June this year, Mr. Gandharv Gaurav (Director, LNJPEH) has informed to media persons today. In the press communiqué released today, he said about the course that offers limited seats, costs Rs. 20,000 and covers 2 years duration with hostel facility. The trainees will …Read More


Komal Pujan Public School Observes Annual Function

04 February 2017, Silaunja (Bodhgaya): NBJK run Komal Pujan Public School at village-Silaunja, Bodhgaya has celebrated first Annual Function gracefully and the program was inaugurated by Mr. Jitan Ram Manjhi (Ex-Chief Minister of Bihar) as Chief Guest of the function. He appreciated Komal Pujan Public School for its rural surrounding and the objective to serve village population with quality as well as affordable education. Merely …Read More


Certification Ceremony for RTC Trainees @WeareSwades @HSBC

31 January 2017, Hazaribag: The 2nd batch trainees of Residential Rozgar Training Centre have completed their two months training on the skills like Basic Computer Application, Mobile Repair and Bed Side Patient Attendant. They were presented certificates by Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) and Mr. Prabhu Nath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) on the very completion day of this training. Mr. Satish Girija has emboldened them for …Read More


NBJK as Top-Ranked Organization by GlobalGiving @GlobalGiving

27 January 2017, Washington: GlobalGiving, the first and largest global crowdfunding community has appreciated NBJK as a top-ranked organization in 2016. Ms Emma Hersh and GlobalGiving team has informed Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) about GG Rewards Superstar status for NBJK that could raise $ 14,033 on GlobalGiving to support orphan children, girls’ education and cataract surgery for poor people. NBJK has received $ 6,008 …Read More


68th #RepublicDay Celebration

26 January 2017, Hazaribag: NBJK has celebrated 68th Republic Day of the nation with enthusiasm and Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has hoisted national flag at the coordination office. Mr. Ivan Nutbrown (AVI, UK) was the guest of honor on this occasion who knows India since the year 1969 and visits here frequently to support people in villages through different developmental projects. Mr. Ivan has …Read More


DDM-NABARD Visits RTC Trainees @AxisBank

23 January 2017, Hazaribag: Mr. Vibhuti Bhushan Nayak (DDM-NABARD) has visited at Rozgar Training Centre run by NBJK with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. He has addressed trainees from the courses of Computer Software-Hardware, Mobile Repair, Bed Side Patient Attendant, Tailoring and Beautician to share upon government policies like Make in India, Standup India and Startup India for promotion of self-employment as well as …Read More


In Villages to Assess #DisabilityRights Intervention @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

19 January 2017, Chandwara (Koderma): Mr. Ivan Nutbrown (Action Village India, UK) has visited villages in Chandwara block of Koderma district and met beneficiaries to get first hand information regarding the program on Rights to PwDs. He was accompanied by Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager), Mr. Parwez Alam (District Coordinator), Mr. Ajit Rana (Block Coordinator) and Mrs. Neelam Devi (Field Supervisor) during the visit. At …Read More


Launching of #NetraBasant Project on #RuralEyeCare @Sightsavers

16 January, Hazaribag: NBJK run Loknayak Jayprakash Eye Hospital has launched a small project namely Netra Basant on rural eye care with support of Sightsavers and Bharat Financial Inclusion Ltd. This will ensure 1000 cataract operations and 500 power glasses free of cost for poor people in villages. The project was inaugurated by Dr. Rajendra Paswan (SPO, National Program for Control of Blindness) during a …Read More


Symposium on Right Approach by #JharkhandGovt. on Rural Development

12 January, Ranchi: A symposium around the Right Approach of Jharkhand Govt. on Rural Development in context of state budget was organized under auspices of Jharkhand Pradesh Lok Samiti. The program was held at NBJK and chaired by Mr. Chandan Mishra (Bureau Chief, Dainik Hindustan) who called the budget as a continuous process and suggested to draw it from Panchayat, block and district levels for …Read More


#SchoolSensitization & #VisionTest @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

09 January 2017, Charhi (Hazaribag): The district program team has organized a School Sensitization-cum-Vision Test activity at DAV Adarsh Middle-High School under the program of Rights to PwDs with support of AVI-BLF, UK. There were 75 students of class 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and some teachers those contributed to the agenda. The students were sensitized towards the problem of people suffering from disability, its causes, …Read More


#RemedialCoachingCentres Participated in Quiz @JNJNews

07 January 2017, Hazaribag: The students of NBJK run RCCs (Remedial Coaching Centres) with support of Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai  have come together in a quiz program organized for class 8th, 9th and 10th. There were more than 60 students and some guardians participated in the event on behalf of the RCCs scattered in 10 villages like Birbir, Sakhiya, Baiheri, Demotaand, Babhanwai, Mandaikala, …Read More


Advocacy Program for PwDs @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

29 December, Sadar block (Hazaribag):  An advocacy event for PwDs was organized at Hazaribag Sadar block premises under NBJK run Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. This was inaugurated by Mr. Vijay Kumar (MLA Representative) and Mr. Ranjan Choudhary (Media In-Charge of MLA) in absence of Mr. Manish Jaiswal, local MLA.  The MLA Representative has appreciated the advocacy for rights to PwDs and …Read More


Science Exhibition at SPP School

28 December, Bahera: The students of NBJK managed Surekha Prakashbhai Public School have organized a Science Exhibition and shown their talent through more than 45 models upon themes of sanitation, water transport, remote controlled car, biogas plant, rain water harvesting etc. Also they have erected stalls on cookery where tasty dishes were available for visitors. The function was inaugurated by Mr. Shabbir Ahmad (SDO, Barhi) …Read More


Course Completion Certificates to #Rozgar Trainees @AxisBank

28 December, Piska More (Ranchi): The trainees completed their 3 months courses of Skill Development Training at Rozgar Training Center, Piska More (Ranchi), were delighted to receive course completion certificates from the guests like Mrs. Rashmi Rani (Manager, State Bank of India, Piska More branch) and Mr. Shyamal Datta (Manager, Oriental Isurance, Piska More branch). There were 150 trainees of 5th and 6th batches in …Read More


Treatment for 996 during #MentalHealth Camp @rinpasorg

27 December, Amrit Nagar: 996 people suffering from Mental Retardation, Mental Illness and Epilepsy had a chance to get proper medical treatment and medicines in the health camp organized by NBJK with support of RINPAS, Kanke (Ranchi). There were 54 new patients also who couldn’t contact any psychiatrist earlier for their treatment. All these patients have come from Hazaribag, Koderma, Chatra, Giridih, Dhanbad, Bokaro districts …Read More


PWDs Enjoy Sports on #WorldDisabilityDay @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

03 December 2016, Hazaribag: More than 250 people with disabilities from Sadar, Katkamsaandi, Katkamdaag, Churchu, Daroo and Ichak blocks of Hazaribag district have gathered inside St. Columba College football ground and celebrated World Disability Day with much fanfare by participating in different sports competitions. The event was organized by NBJK under Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. Mr. Pradeep Prasad (Social Worker) has …Read More


#VisionTest & Quiz for School Children @ActionVillageIn @BigLotteryFund

29 November 2016, Katkamsaandi (Hazaribag): NBJK has launched a vision test campaign at schools in far flung villages  of Hazaribag district under Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. A vision test camp was organized for 118 students at Saraswati High School of Daroo village of Daroo block and 34 were detected with low vision symptom. Before this, such camps were held at Birsa …Read More


Skill Certificates Distributed among Trainees @WeAreSwades @HSBC

30 November 2016, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): HSBC & Swadesh Foundation, Mumbai supported Residential Rojgar Training Center by NBJK has organized certificate distribution ceremony for 49 trainees of first batch who have completed 2 months skill development training in the trades of Basic Computer Applications, Bed Side Patient Attendant  and Electronics & Hardware (mobile/CFL bulb/charger) Repair. Md. Khalid and Mr. Taapas Chakrowarty (both social workers) have …Read More


#Outcome&Impact Orientation Training for VOs @bread4theworld

28 November-01 December 2016, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): 4 days residential training held on Outcome & Impact Orientation for small projects by VOs in jharkhand and Bihar under Support to Small Initiatives program by NBJK with support of BFW, Germany. These VOs are working among youths/farmers upon Skill Training and Agriculture Development in the districts like Hazaribag, Koderma, Chatra, Ramgarh, Giridih, Ranchi, Patna, Gaya, Madhubani, Muzaffarpur, …Read More


Donor Couple at Roshni Dhruva High School

26 November 2016, Churchu (Hazaribag): Mr. Prakashbhai Shah and his wife Mrs. Surekha Ben have arrived at Roshni Dhruva High School, Churchu. The couple has motivated and supported NBJK to start Roshni Dhruva High School at Churchu and still provides their support to strengthen the school. They were accompanied by Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) and Mr. Gandharv Gaurav (Program Director) in the event organized …Read More


NBJK Participates in #StrategicReview and Planning Meet @CarersWorldwide

24 – 29 November 2016, Puri (Orissa): NBJK program team has participated in strategic review & planning meeting of Indian partners with Carers Worldwide, UK. This was about to review the work, reflecting on the impact, analyzing of strengths & weaknesses and future plan of actions as individual organizations and as a network. The meeting was started with organizational presentations by NBJK, SACRED and SAMUHA …Read More


The Journey of Komal Pujan Public School

24 November, Silaunja (Bodhgaya): During the first year of NBJK run Komal Pujan Public School, Silaunja (Bodhgaya), the school management team has worked hard to make it popular among parents and local people. KPPS was inaugurated on 5th January 2016 and started for primary classes (Nursery-Std. V) from April onwards. Mr. Uma Shankar Kushwaha (Principal) has informed about mobilization campaign, the school has launched in …Read More


#PeopleWithDisabilities Demand for Rights @ActionVillageIn

18 November, Churchu (Hazaribag): An advocacy meeting was held in the Block Office auditorium at Churchu block headquarters under Disability Rights program by NBJK with support of AVI-BLF, UK. Mr. Sushil Kumar Khakha (Block Development Officer, Churchu) has inaugurated the function and stressed upon the rights of People with Disability to be realized through their association with Government schemes. He said about employment provisions for …Read More


#ChildlineSeDosti Campaign @CHILDLINE1098

14-20 November, Chouparan: Childline India foundation, Mumbai supported and NBJK run Childline Sub-center, Chouparan has launched a campaign Childline Se Dosti or Friendship with Childline at different public places of Chouparan and nearby places. Childline team members have contacted people; collected their signatures in favor of Child Rights, distributed informative handbills and briefed them about the program.  Also they clasped designer wristbands with message about …Read More


Skills for Life Training Program

NBJK has launched a residential training program “Skills for Life” among youths with support of Swades Foundation-Mumbai. This provides training in three trades – Basic Computer Applications, Electronics & Hardware (mobile/CFL bulb/charger repair) and Bed Side Patient Attendant or BSPA. Its target group is remote village youths in need of vocational & soft-skill training but can’t join any Day-Scholar program in lack of transport facility …Read More


#DisablePersonsOrganization Meeting & #SchoolQuiz @ActionVillageIn

11-12 November, Ichak-Hazaribag: An event of quiz around disability was organized among students of class IX at Project Girls’ High School, Ichak under the program on Disability Rights by NBJK with support of AVI-BLF, UK. There were 81 girl children participated in the event and came across knowledge with sensitization over the issue of disability highlighted through the quiz. Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager) and …Read More


#FamilyCounselingCenter Sub-Committee Meeting @MinistryWCD

10 November, Hazaribag: NBJK run Family Counseling Center has called it’s Sub-Committee members in the meeting held at Women’s Police Station, Hazaribag. This was chaired by Mrs. Ameltina Ekka (Officer In-Charge) and attended by Mrs. Sharmila Hansda (ASI) Mr. Tulsi Dubey, Mr. Arvind Jha, Mrs. Usha Devi, Mrs. Sharda Devi, Mrs. Jubli (All Members) and Mr. Sanjay Kumar (Counselor). Mrs. Meera Gupta (Senior Counselor) has …Read More


#ChildrenWithGifts @lordbuddhahome

10 November, Bodhgaya: The orphan children of Lord Buddha Home for Children have received many gifts of their daily use via Amazon company under Gift a Smile program by CAF India. 12 children have got nutri-drinks/food, 22 had a chance to get soap & detergent, book/drawing book/color/pen/pencil went to 7 children while remaining children have obtained toothpaste and other gift items. Total 49 children were …Read More


#ChildRescued by Childline1098 @CHILDLINE1098

9 November, Chouparan:  In that fine morning, Childline 1098 was informed about an unknown girl child wandering in the streets of village Beddhna-Bara on Chouparan-Chatra Road. Mr. Mahesh Kumar Gupta, a vigilant villager has called to 1098, the toll free number of Childline about the child and waited till arrival of Childline team members Mr. Narayan Rajak and Mrs. Punam Devi who found the child …Read More


Quiz, #EyeCare and Media Advocacy under Disability Rights @ActionVillageIn

October, Hazaribag: Under Disability Rights Program with support of AVI-BLF (UK), NBJK has organized 8 quiz events during October with school students in Hazaribag, Koderma, Gaya and Giridih districts. Each district team was responsible to hold 2 quizzes in government Middle/High schools on disability issues. In Nawada district, this couldn’t be possible due to school holidays during Durga Pooja and other festivals. Also the program …Read More


Skill Opens #SelfReliance for Savitri @ActionVillageIn

2 November, Koderma: Ms. Savitri Kumari (23 years), an orthopedically disadvantaged young girl from Village-Kolgarma, Panchayat-Kolgarma, Block-Koderma, and District-Koderma (Jharkhand) was identified as a beneficiary under Disability Rights Program by NBJK with support of AVI-BLF,UK. She is fifth daughter of her farmer parents Mrs. Sauli Devi and Mr. Dwarika Yadav. As Savitri grown up with crutches and got education till intermediate amid challenges, she was …Read More


#ToystoChildren at LBHC @KarunaShechen

26 October, Bodhgaya: SKB-the Netherlands founded and NBJK managed Lord Buddha Home for Children, Bodhgaya has received 24 kinds of different toys and game items in 51 numbers for its children from Karuna-Shechen, Bodhgaya. The orphan children of LBHC have got racket, bat, shuttle cork, flying disk, doll, football, kaleidoscope, ludo and many other toys to play and enjoy together. During a formal ceremony, Mr. …Read More


Training for Office-bearers of #DSHGs @ActionVillageIn

26-27 October, Hazaribag: An orientation training was organized for the office-bearers of Disable Self-Help Groups and concerned volunteers/project staffs under Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager) has initiated the occasion and called DSHGs as a tool helpful to self-reliance of PwDs. A strong SHG by challenged people can be a platform for them to dilute their complexities differently, …Read More


#DeafblindChildren Enjoy Outing @senseindia

25 October, Hazaribag: A joyful outing was organized for deafblind children under the program of Services for them with support of Sense India, Ahmedabad. There were 40 children and their parents/carers in the event organized at Swarn Jayanti Park Cafeteria campus in Hazaribag. Md. Nayeem (Asst. Program Manager) has led them for this picnic and said that such children deserve outing to share their feelings, …Read More


Eye Checkup Camp on #WorldSightDay @IAPB1

15 October, Barhi (Hazaribag): LNJP Eye Hospital has observed World Sight Day by organizing a free eye checkup camp at Barhi, a sub-divisional township on GT road and about 15 km faraway from base hospital. There were 415 patients including cataract (115), refraction and with other eye problems got all necessary checkup/tests and services here in supervision of Mr. Karunanidhi (LNJPEH). World Sight Day was …Read More


School Intervention with Quiz on #Disability @ActionVillageIn

14 October, Ichak (Hazaribag):   Multiple questions around disability like it’s myths & realities, causes & prevention, laws & entitlements were addressed by students during a quiz held under Disability Rights program. The quiz was organized at Upgraded High School in Teuj village of Ichak block in Hazaribag. There were 88 participants of class X in the event who have tried their best to respond the …Read More


Workshop on #Disability&CBR @CBMIndia

29 September, Dumka: A workshop on Disability was organized under CBR program with support of CBM India & DFAT, Australia. The stakeholders like Mukhiya, Aanganwadi Sewika, Sahiya, Teachers of Government Primary School, CwDs & Parents from all 10 blocks of Dumka district have participated in this workshop. The occasion has aimed to sensitize Government and PRIs towards Disability and community based rehabilitation of the sufferers. …Read More


Workshop on #FinancialInclusion & Literacy @AxisBank

30 September, Hazaribag: There was a workshop upon Financial Inclusion and Literacy held under the Program of Sustainable Livelihood with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. This aimed to promote self employment among youths completed or carry on skill dev. training at Rojgar Training Centers. Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) has welcomed all on this occasion and briefed about programs of the organization. Mr. Akhilesh …Read More


School Quiz for Awareness & Sensitization around #Disability @ActionVillageIn

28-29 September, Churchu & Katkamsaandi (Hazaribag): Under school intervention activities of AVI-BLF, UK supported Disability Rights program, a quiz was organized at Government High School, village-Aango in Churchu block on 28 September. There were 124 students participated in the quiz competition with common questions around disability like it’s myths & realities, causes & prevention, laws & entitlements and entitlements available for CwDs/PwDs. Mr. Roshan A. …Read More


#TrainingforVOs on Office Management, Documentation and Project Proposal @bread4theworld

27-28 September, Hazaribag: NBJK Network Voluntary Organizations from Jharkhand and Bihar were offered 2 days residential training on Office Management, Documentation and Project Proposal Writing. They have been provided an idea to run a formal office set up and the documents needed by any VO for its active continuation. Mr. Shankar Rana (Asst. Program Manager) has shared new developments related to legal obligations for VOs …Read More


#CarersDay Celebrated @CarersWorldwide

24 September, Hazaribag: The Carers of their PwDs and mentally ill family members have celebrated Carers Day under Carers Promotion Program with support of Carers Worldwide and Commonwealth Foundation, UK.  More than 60 women office bearers of Carers’ SHGs from Sadar, Daroo, Katkamsaandi, Katkamdaag, Ichak blocks in Hazaribag district have joined the Day to share their activities and problems as a community in need of …Read More


#WomenTraining on Tailoring & Sewing Machine Maintenance @UshaIntl

19-25 September, Barwadda (Dhanbad): 10 women from Hariyadih, Kadeyan, Sabalpur, Kurmidih, Panduggi, Chhatatand, Bada Jamua and Kalyanpur villages of Govindpur and Tundi blocks of Dhanbad district have joined a 7-days residential training on tailoring and sewing machine maintenance under Usha Silai School Program with support of Usha International Ltd., Delhi. Gramin Vikas Kendra, a network VO with NBJK has organized the training for local women …Read More


Block Level #PublicAdvocacy Campaign for PwDs @ ActionVillageIn

19 September, Koderma: A block level public advocacy campaign has been launched under Disability Rights program by NBJK with support of AVI-BLF, UK. There was a meeting with government officials, PRI representatives and PwDs in Chandwara block of Koderma district. The meeting was inaugurated by Mr. Nand Ram (Circle Officer, Chandwara) and Mrs. Lilawati Devi (Pramukh, Chandwara Block) jointly who appreciated the move to sensitize …Read More


RDHS Students Honored by CCL, Charhi @CoalIndia1

19 September, Charhi (Hazaribag): Three 10th pass out students of Roshni Dhruv High School, Churchu (Hazaribag) have been honored at CCL Club, Charhi by Central Coalfields Limited under its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiative. CCL has arranged the function to promote talented students of the area. Md. Tauhid Alam (83%), Nutan Kumari (72%) and Sumona Sarkar (63%) from RDHS, Churchu were distributed prizes along with …Read More


#VisionTest for School Children @ActionVillageIn

16 September, Churchu: A vision check up camp was organized at Government Middle School of Khurandih village in Churchu block of Hazaribag district under Disability Rights program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. This was a preventive activity under the program to check growing number of children suffering from visual impairment. There were 70 children appeared for vision test, 2 of them have been detected with …Read More


CAF India, GlobalGiving and Orkapod Support to LBHC Children @lordbuddhahome

7 September, Bodhgaya: The orphan children of Lord Buddha Home for Children have got their daily use items like lunch box, shoe polish, tooth brush, nutri-drink/food, school bag, bat, water bottle, pencil, colors etc. via Amazon (Online Shopping company) under Gift A Smile program of CAF India. There were 49 children who have received such gifts to smile and extended their heartfelt thanks to the …Read More


RCC Girl Students Participated in Drawing & English Competitions @JNJNews

27 August, Hazaribag: 90 school girls from 10 Remedial Coaching Centers (RCCs) running at villages like Amrit Nagar, Sarauni, Ramdev Khairka, Biribir, Baihri, Guruva, Mandai Kala, Mandai Khurd, Demotand and Babhanwai around Hazaribag town have come together for an Inter-Center competition. These RCCs, especially for girl students are supported by Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai and cater for high school girl children (class VIII-X) …Read More


#EyeCheckup Training for Disability Program Team @ActionVillageIn

27 August, Hazaribag: A training on simple eye check up process was conducted for the staffs of Disability Rights program being executed in Hazaribag, Koderma, Giridih, Nawada and Gaya districts with support of AVI-BLF, UK. Mr. Karunanidhi (Chatra District Supervisor, Jharkhand Rural Health Project by Sightsavers, Kolkata), his two aides Mr. Vikrant Kumar Singh and Mr. Suvendra Kumar Pandey have taught the trainees about use …Read More


#LivelihoodTraining and Grant for 16 PwDs @CBMIndia

22 August, Dumka: 16 people with disabilities have received grant of Rs. 5000 for each after completion of their 6 months training for skill development on computer, mobile servicing, bicycle repair, tailoring, bed-side nursing etc. under Community Based Rehabilitation program by NBJK with support of CBM India. Now they will start their own shop or business to use learnt skill for livelihood. During grant distribution …Read More


Fire-Brigade with Mock Drill at LBHC @lordbuddhahome

19 August, Bodhgaya:  Bihar Government’s Fire Brigade office, Bodhgaya has sent a team in the premises of Lord Buddha Home for Children to ensure safety of children from fire and to prevent any such happening there. The Fire Brigade has provided important awareness towards fire, their kinds, causes, preventive measures and carefulness needed for fire management. The fire fighting team members have exercised a mock …Read More


National #IndependenceDay Celebrated at NBJK

15 August, Hazaribag: 70th Independence Day of the nation was celebrated by NBJK with full enthusiasm with the message of Nation First. At Coordination Office, Mr. Prabhu Nath Sharma (Founder Member & Treasurer) has hoisted tricolor in presence of staff members and villagers. After recital of national anthem, Mr. Sharma has addressed the gathering and called our national flag as a constant source of energy …Read More


Support to Campaign against #Gutkha & Liquor

03 August, Hazaribag: NBJK and Lok Samiti have supported and organized programs for “Gutkha Chhodo” campaign led by Mr. Ashutosh Maanav from Manav Samaj Sewa Sabha, Hilsa (Nalanda, Bihar). Mr. Maanav and his team have addressed students of Lord Krishna High School (Amrit Nagar), Amrit Nagar High School and Government Middle School at Oriya village. They made children and youngsters aware of bad habits of …Read More


#CarerGroups Hold Annual Seminar @CarersWorldwide

29 July, Hazaribag: Carer Self-help Groups from Sadar, Daru, Ichak, Katkamsandi and Katkamdag blocks of Hazaribag district have come together in a seminar organized under the program of Promoting Carers of PwDs, mentally ill or old aged sick people with support of Carers Worldwide & Commonwealth Foundation, UK. Mr. Raindra Singh Thakur (District Welfare Officer, Hazaribag) was the chief guest who praised multi-dimensional activities of …Read More


#GlaucomaClinic at LNJP Eye Hospital @afaqs

12 July, Chouparan (Hazaribag): Many patients suffering from Glaucoma or Kala Motiya now find relief at Glaucoma Clinic established at Loknayak Jai Prakash Eye Hospital with support of Aditya Birla Financial Services. The clinic was started in March’16 and provides all related tests and treatment to common people at subsidized rate. Mr. Gandharv Gaurav (Director, LNJPEH) said that there are more than 100 patients who …Read More


Symposium on All #ReligiousHarmony and Dawat-e-Iftar

4 July, Hazaribag: NBJK has organized a meeting over All Religious Harmony and Iftar at own premises. The program was started with a group song “Allah-Ishwar Tere Naam…” and the theme was introduced by Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) who called love as the essence of all faiths and praised all prophets or incarnations for their renunciation and sacrifice to show a light to whole …Read More


Training for DPO Leaders and Volunteers @ActionVillageIn

13-14 June, Hazaribag: Training started for office bearers of Disable People’s Organizations facilitated under Disability Rights program in Jharkhand & Bihar with support of AVI & BLF, UK. First two days were allocated for 36 participants belong to DPOs from Hazaribag, Koderma, Giridih districts (Jharkhand) and on 24-25 June, 24 office bearers of DPOs from Gaya, Nawada districts turned up for the training. All those …Read More


World Environment Day & Other Events @lordbuddhahome

5 June, Bodhgaya: Lord Buddha Home for Children, the orphanage founded by SKB, the Netherlands and run by NBJK has observed World Environment Day with full enthusiasm. The children have joined to morning round with play cards, slogans in support of the day and participated in public speaking as well as drawing making around the issue for greater concern. The event was encouraged with presence …Read More


Shoes Distributed among #SchoolChildren @Plan_India

6 June, Hazaribag: Though school education is a right for all children but it’s a habit also to be promoted by providing them shoes as NBJK and Plan India do under Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) program in Churchu along with other blocks of Hazaribag district. At Zila (+2) High School, Hazaribag, 383 students have got school shoes in a function organized by NBJK-Plan India …Read More


Performer Trainees awarded at RTC, Bodhgaya

28 May, Bodhgaya: Rojgar Training Center run by NBJK at LBHC premises, village-Silaunja (Bodhgaya) has convoked Award distribution program among it’s trainees of 14th & 15th batches in different trades. Satyendra Kumar and Dheeraj Kumar (Mobile Repair), Anil Kumar and Sanjay Kumar (Hospitality), Neha Kumari and Priyanka Bharti (Beautician), Neha Kumari and Munki Kumari (Tailoring) and Mamta Kumari with Apitosh Kumar (Computer) have been awarded …Read More


Good Result for SPPS Children in CBSE Board Examination

28 May, Chouparan: NBJK managed Surekha Prakash Bhai Public School students have performed well in CBSE examination for 10th class. There were 75 students appeared for the examination and 9 out of them have scored 10 CGPA while more than two dozen could achieve 9 CGPA as per the result made public on very day. Kumar Gaurav, Saumya Kumari, Amarjeet Kaushik, Siddhant Bhardwaj, Kunal Kumar, …Read More


Reconciliation among Families by #FamilyCounselingCenter @MinistryWCD

26 May, Hazaribag: Family Counseling Center (FCC), the program run by NBJK with support of Central and Jharkhand State Social Welfare Board works for strong family bond since 1993. It stands with women and children in time of crisis and looks for amicable resolution that has saved more than 1500 families in the district. The very case of marital dispute between Rani Devi (wife) and …Read More


Training on Legislations and Welfare Schemes for PwDs @ActionVillageIn

25 May, Hazaribag: Two days training upon Legislations and Welfare Schemes for People with Disabilities (PwDs) was held for the program team under Rights to PwDs program with support of  AVI-BLF, UK being implemented in Hazaribag, Koderma, Giridih, Nawada, Gaya districts of Jharkhand and Bihar. Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager) has initiated the training and said that despite various laws and welfare schemes in interest …Read More


#MentalHealth Camp at NBJK Premises @WorldSchizophreniaDay

24 May, Hazaribag: A Mental Health Camp was organized at NBJK Coordination Office premises with support of RINPAS (Ranchi Institute of Neuro-Psychiatry & Allied Sciences), Kanke, Ranchi. RINPAS has sent the team of doctors and support staffs for this outreach camp like every month which is crucial for more than 850 people suffering from different psychotic and neurotic disorders e.g. bipolar, paranoia, insomnia, amnesia, stress, …Read More


NBJK Coverage in The Indian Telegraph, Australia @TheIndTelegraph

11 May, Sydney: The Indian Telegraph, Sydney (Australia), a leading newspaper among Indian community, has published an article upon Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra. The write up titled as “Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra uplifts Rural Jharkhand” was contributed by Mr. Vish Viswanathan and begins with Jharkhand, the 28th state in eastern India, it’s neighboring states, cities, natural resources, tribal people and more than 30000 villages where …Read More


Gift a Smile Program Makes Children Happy at LBHC @CAFIndia_tweets

11 May, Bodhgaya: The children living at Lord Buddha Home for Children, an orphanage established and running with support of SKB, the Netherlands, became happy after receiving gifts from “Gift a Smile” program by CAF India and Online marketer Amazon. These children have found many useful items as pen-pencil, color, nutri-drink, thermometer, bathing soap, hand wash, lunch box, tooth paste/brush, story book, dictionary, sanitary pad …Read More


Drought Relief for #Children’s Families @Plan_India

11 May, Churchu: As drought has affected Hazaribag district also, Plan India supported Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) program at Churchu block of the district by NBJK has launched a short term project namely Drought Response 2016 for sponsored children, widows, pregnant/lactating women and People With Disabilities (PWDs) to provide them food materials. This covered 1032 families of 11 villages like Lara, Dumar, Tasnalo, Bodra, …Read More


#Children Share Drawing & Quiz Event at Komal Pujan Public School

Bodhgaya, 28 April: Recently initiated Komal Pujan Public School by NBJK at Silaunja village has organized Drawing and Quiz events for children to involve them in co-curricular activities besides regular classes. Drawing competition was open for small kids from classes like Nursery, LKG, UKG and total 76 children have participated happily in this occasion. Master Suraj Kumar (Nursery), Baby Sandhya Kumari (LKG) and Master Chandan …Read More


#Farmers on Exposure and Training by Rojgar Taining Centre @AxisBank

18 April, Ranchi: Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai supported Rojgar Training Centre at Piska More, Ranchi has organized an exposure visit for trainees of Agriculture trade upon making of organic manure with help of earthworms, popularly known as vermi compost. The trainees have visited the unit by NBJK at Chakla village near Ranchi where mass production of the compost takes place regularly and admired by local …Read More


Appreciation to NBJK for Preventing #Blindness due to Diabetes @WorldDiabetesF

13 April, Denmark: World Diabetes Foundation, Denmark has expressed its deepest appreciation and admiration for the work by NBJK to prevent blindness due to diabetes in Jharkhand. In his letter to Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK), Mr. Anders Dejgaard (Managing Director, WDF) has conveyed satisfaction over completion of the joint project from July 2013 to March 2016 focused upon prevention and treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy, …Read More


Training to Prevent #Malnutrition among Mothers & Children @Plan_India

1-2 April, Churchu: Aanganwadi Sevikas, Sahiyas and Members of Mata Samiti from 10 villages like Aango, Oriya, Jamdiha, Khurandih, Sariya, Lodhe of Churchu block (Hazaribag) have participated in a training upon malnutrition among mothers and children under Child Centered Community Development program with support of Plan India. Dr. Chaitanya (Medical Officer, Churchu block) was the resource person who introduced about symptoms of malnutrition during pregnancy, …Read More


Women Convention Opposed Liquor in Jharkhand

31 March, Hazaribag: NBJK and partner organizations have called SHG members, elected women representatives and others to join a convention to oppose liquor collectively. The program was inaugurated by Mrs. Sarojini Devi (Pramukh, Sadar block), Mrs. Anushree Devi (Pramukh, Churchu block), Mrs. Agnesia S. Purty (Member, District Council), Mrs. Sharmili Ekka (In-charge, Women Police Station, Hazaribag) and Ms. Veena Sethi (Advocate). Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, …Read More


Staff Training on ADL under Rights to PWDs program #ActionVillageIndia

26-29 March, Hazaribag: Under the Rights to PWDs program with support of AVI-BLF (UK), a training on ADL or Activities of Daily Living was organized for program staffs from Hazaribag, Koderma, Giridih, Nawada and Gaya districts. Mr. Prabhunath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) has inducted this through focus upon opportunities for people with disabilities and referred to such people with proven talent. A bit of self-reliance can …Read More


#FamilyCounseling Center for Ban to Liquor @MinistryWCD

21 March, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag): Family Counseling Center by NBJK with support of  Central Social Welfare Board, New Delhi and Jharkhand State Social Welfare Board, Ranchi has taken an initiative against domestic violence by inviting Panchayti Raj representatives and officers from Women Police Station, Hazaribag for a meeting over their support to restrict boozes and drunkards in villages. Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) has greeted …Read More


#Water Digest Water Award to NBJK @TheWaterDigest

21 March, New Delhi: Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra has won 10th Water Digest Water Award, 2015-16 and declared winner under the category of Best NGO for Revival of Rural Water Resources by noted media organisation Times Network in partnership with UNESCO. Also ASSOCHAM, the Central Water Commission, the Central Ground Water Board, WAPCOS Ltd. and NSF have supported the event. The felicitation of awards was presided …Read More


Workshop to Protect #ChildRights @CHILDLINE1098

18 March, Chouparan: Under the auspices of CIF, Kolkata and Union Ministry of Women & Child development, NBJK run Childline 1098 Sub-centre at Chouparan block (Hazaribag) has organized a workshop upon safeguarding Child rights with village level health workers like Sahiya and Anganwadi Sevikas at Community Health Center. The program was inaugurated by Mrs. Neelam Devi (Pramukh, Chouparan block) and Dr. Yogendra Singh (Block Medical …Read More


Workshop to Safeguard #ChildRights @CHILDLINE1098

11 March, Chouparan: NBJK run Childline sub-centre at Chouparan block (District-Hazaribag) has organized a workshop on protection of child rights. The program was supported by CIF, Kolkata and the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, New Delhi. During inaugural ceremony, Mr. Prabhunath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) has focused upon safety of children and briefed about their rights. Mr. Sanjay Kumar (District Coordinator, Childline) has described …Read More


Aids and Appliances to #ChallengedPeople @CBMAustralia

10 March, Dumka: NBJK has distributed aids & appliances to challenged people under the program of Integrated CBR and Eye Care services with support of CBM-Ausaid. The event was inaugurated by Mrs. Amita Rakshit, Chairperson of the Dumka Town local body. She appreciated the organization for mainstreaming PWDs and rehabilitation measures for them. Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) was present on the occasion and appealed …Read More


Training on Communication and #FundRaising @senseindia

7-8 March, Hazaribag: Two days training on Communication and Fund Raising was organized for NBJK staff with support of Sense India, Ahmadabad as their initiative for capacity building of partner VOs. Sense India’s communication team members Mrs. Daniella Ayesha and Ms. Sherine Stanly have contributed the training with their expertise and suggested for individual fund raising to run the programs like eye care, girls’ education …Read More


Honour to Social Work at LBHC

A seasoned social worker Mr. Ramswarup Bhai who hails from Paraiya, Gaya and heads Lok Shakti Shikshan Kendra there, was honored by his friends from United Kingdom in a simple ceremony held at Lord Buddha Home for Children, Bodhgaya on 9th February. Mr. Ivan Nutbrown (a follower of Mahatma Gandhi) has presented a bunch of citations on behalf of others also to Ramswarup Bhai as …Read More


A Field Visit to VO under Support to Small Initiatives @bread4theworld

2 March, Bokaro: Adarsh Gram Sewa Samiti (village-Kanjkeri, block-Nawadih, district-Bokaro, Jharkhand) was visited by an NBJK team under Support to Small Initiatives program designed to promote small grass root VOs and their capacity building. Mr. Basudev Sharma (Secretary, AGSS) is a recipient of the fellowship provided through the program with support of BFW (Germany). Mr. Rajeev Singh (program manager) and Mr. Shankar Rana (asst. program …Read More


RTCs Gearing Up for Trainees Placement @AxisBank

20-22 February, Ranchi & Ramgarh: NBJK run Rojgar Training Centers are gearing up for placement of their trainees under the Program of Sustainable Livelihood (PSL) with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. On 20th February, a Rojgar Mela or Placement Fair was organized at Hot Lips Banquet Hall, Kanke Road, Ranchi by local RTCs of Hatia and Piska (Ranchi). Around 150 youths trained in different …Read More


Capacity Building Training for Carers Groups @Carers Worldwide

Hazaribag, 26 – 29 February: NBJK, Sacred (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh) and Samuha Samarthya (Koppal, Karnataka) – the organizations working with Carers groups have joined hands under auspices of Carers Worldwide and Commonwealth Foundation, UK to participate in the 2nd phase Partners Training on “Skills for Facilitating Group Process to Empower Carers”. These VOs have promoted the people who care for their family members eclipsed by …Read More


Outing for Deafblind Children @SenseInternatl

18 February, Hazaribag: 30 children suffering from deafblindness and multi sensory impairments have enjoyed an outing at Swarnjayanti Park and cafeteria inside with their parents or carers. The picnic was organized under Services to Deafblind Children program with support of Sense India, Ahmedabad for such children of Hazaribag and Ramgarh districts. They were provided shoes on the occasion by Plan India and became happy to …Read More


Outcome and Impact Orientation for VOs @bread4theworld

15-19 February, Hazaribag: NBJK has organized a 5 days residential training for VOs across Jharkhand and Bihar on project management under the program of Support to Small Initiatives facilitated by Bread for the World (Germany). The VOs are associated with small projects in their areas to ensure food security and livelihood to families identified through survey and have attended previous phase of the same orientation …Read More


Tailoring Training and Sewing Machines to Women @UshaIntl

8 February, Hazaribag: A week long residential training for 20 rural women from Chandwara (Koderma) and Churchu (Hazaribag) blocks has been started under Usha Silai School program with support of Usha International Ltd. They will get training for sewing machine maintenance, repair and a refresher outlook for tailoring job within the period with help of master trainers from Usha Company. Mr. Ritesh Lohani (program officer, …Read More


Review Meeting of Rights to PWDs Program @ActionVillagein

7 February, Hazaribag: Review meeting with Hazaribag district program team and DPO (disabled people’s organization) members was held under Rights to PWDs program with support of AVI-BLF, UK. The program runs in Sadar, Churchu, Ichak and Katkamsaandi blocks in the district. The meeting was vital in presence of Mr. Ivan C. Nutbrown, Mrs. Kathleen Siddle and Mr. Anthony T. Mortlock (all from AVI-BLF, UK) while …Read More


Resolutions amid VHSNC District Federation Meeting @oxfam

28 January, Hazaribag: District federation of Village Health, Sanitation & Nutrition Committees (VHSNCs) met on the initiative of NBJK under the program of Strengthening Primary Health and Education with support of Oxfam Patna. The federation has passed resolutions to improve essential health service through government schemes discussed about irregularities in events of VHND (village health & nutrition day) and enhancement of untied fund in proportion …Read More


NBJK Celebrated 67th Republic Day

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra has celebrated 67th Republic Day of the nation at its CO (coordination office), HO (head office) and BOs (branch offices) with full enthusiasm. This began with national flag hoisting ceremony by Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) at CO in presence of staff members, neighborhood children and community. In a brief address, he saluted all martyrs-freedom fighters of the nation and referred …Read More


Interface Meeting on Quality Education @oxfam

21 January, Hazaribag: An interface meeting among office bearers of district level federation for School Management Committees (SMCs), member representatives from voluntary sector and the nominee of DSE (district superintendent of education) office was held under the program namely Strengthening of Primary Health & Education with support of Oxfam Patna. Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) has welcomed all and stressed upon mutual cooperation between community …Read More


Soft Skill and #Yoga Classes at RTCs @AxisBank

RTCs (Rozgar Training Centres) under Axis Bank Foundation-Mumbai supported Sustainable Livelihood Program by NBJK have introduced soft skill classes for youth trainees. After ToT for RTC faculties by Quest Alliance-Bihar in August’15, all 11 centres in 10 districts (Jharkhand) have initiated towards soft skills like time management, SWOT analysis, personality development and communication etc of their students. RTC at Piska More (Ranchi) has started Yoga …Read More


Cluster Level Meeting by Carers @CarersWorldwide

18 January, Hazaribag: Under the support programme to Carers of differently able/mentally ill/ epileptic/old aged family members in collaboration with Carers Worldwide-UK at Hazaribag, Carers’ cluster level meeting took place at Meru and Ramdeo Khairka villages of Sadar and Daroo blocks on 18th & 19th January respectively. At Meru, 46 carers from 16 villages came together and discussed upon enrollment of carers as beneficiaries of …Read More


Opening of Komal Poojan School at Lord Buddha Home for Children

5 January, Bodhgaya: Mrs. Komal and Mr. Poojan have inaugurated Komal Poojan School by NBJK at Lord Buddha Home for Children, Silaunja (Bodhgaya) in presence of local MLA Mr. Kumar Sarvjeet and many eminent citizens like Mr. Dwarko Sundarani, Mr. K. N. Giri, Mrs. Jyoti Manjhi (Ex-MLA), Mr. Raghunath Choudhary (PS member) and many others. Mr. Sarvjeet has welcomed the initiative as a hand holding …Read More


Strengthening of #PrimaryHealth and Education @oxfam

15 – 23 December, Chouparan: NBJK has organized a number of events like training, meeting and workshop under the program upon Strengthening of Primary Health & Education covering 20 villages in Chouparan block with support of Oxfam, Patna. On 15th, training to office bearers for district level Presidents’ Federation of School Management Committees (SMCs) and VOs interested in people’s entitlements. 24 SMCs from 10 blocks …Read More


Village# Health Camp@lordbuddhahome

08 December, Bodhgaya: Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra has organized a village health camp at village – Bataspur under Bakraur panchayat of Gaya district in Bihar. NBJK managed Lord Buddha Home for Children (LBHC) has been providing common health facilities to rural people since years and such outreach camps are part of the intervention. The camp entertained 42 patients in need of blood and oral/dental check …Read More


Visitors from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation at Khunti Villages@tatatrusts

03 December, Khunti: At NBJK operational villages with support of CInI and Tata Trusts in Murhu block of Khunti district, some professionals from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have visited to assess need and priority of inhabitants. They went Aara hamlet of Kudapurti village, near Ulihatu, the native place of Birsa Munda, a great freedom fighter. Again they visited Sekre hamlet of Gutahatu village,the last …Read More


River Water# for a Village through 2 km Pipe Over Hills in Khunti @SRTT

02 December, Khunti: Under the Livelihood program with support of SRTT, Mumbai and CInI-Jharkhand in Khunti, NBJK has facilitated people of Baree village to get water of Tajna river flowing above across Sudgi Buru hillocks. This endeavor didn’t need any complex system, machinery, power or fuel rather gravity force is being used for the purpose. The water comes through a pipe of 3 feet diameter, …Read More


Village Health@ Camp on World AIDS# Day

01 December, Bodhgaya: On the World AIDS Day, Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra, Silaunja (Bodhgaya) has organized a health camp in village – Hathiyar under Basadhi panchayat of Bodhgaya block in Gaya district. The camp was held for dental and blood check up among rural community. The village has never witnessed such a health camp previously and thus pulled a large crowd around the venue. The …Read More


NBJK Beneficiaries Hosted by Legendary Amitabh Bachchan

13 December, Mumbai: Noted film actor Mr. Amitabh Bachchan has hosted NBJK team for his popular TV show “Aaj Ki Raat Zindgi” on Star Plus channel. The show is devoted to innovative social works bring change for people in need of support. As NBJK works in collaboration with Carers Worldwide, UK among Carers of differently able/mentally ill/ epileptic/old aged family members and facilitated their groups …Read More


865 Get Consultation & Medicines in @Mental Health Camp

24 November, Hazaribag: NBJK has organized monthly mental health camp in its premises with support of RINPAS (Ranchi Institute of Neuro Psychiatry & Allied Sciences), Kanke / Ranchi and 865 PWMIE (people with mental illness & epilepsy) have got almost free consultation and medicines by the team of psychiatrists and support staffs from RINPAS on the day. They were patients of neurosis, psychosis, schizophrenia, obsession, …Read More


Orientation Workshop for @Rural Health Service Providers

24 November, Hazaribag: NBJK has organized an Orientation workshop for Rural Health Service Providers, known as RMP (Registered Medical Practitioner) doctors in rural areas popularly. Liver Foundation, West Bengal has supported the endeavor and 27 health service providers from 21 villages of Sadar, Ichak, Daru, Katkamdag and Katkamsandi blocks have participated in the workshop. The program was focused upon better health services by such service …Read More


@Eye Care Camp for #Diabetic Retinopathy at LNJPEH Satellite Centre

22 November, Hazaribag: NBJK run Loknayak Jai Prakash Eye Hospital (LNJPEH) has organized an eye check up camp for Diabetic Retinopathy, the blindness on rise due to growing number of diabetic eye patients. The camp was held as the activity to sensitize people during World Diabetes Week with proper publicity and awareness drive in Hazaribag town including nearby villages. This special eye screening camp was …Read More


LBHC @Children on Diwali# Visit and with Gifts to Smile

11 November, Bodhgaya: The Diwali (Festival of Light) proved special for inmates of Lord Buddha Home for Children, the orphanage run by NBJK with support of Stitching Kinderhulp Bodhgaya (the Netherlands). LBHC children have visited Sambodhi Retreat, a beautiful resort with beach like impression at the bank of Falgu River. The children have enjoyed swimming pools; parks made inside the campus and visited other spots …Read More


NBJK Participation in #Project Proposal Training by @Oxfam Patna

26-29 September, Coimbatore: Mr. Prabhu Nath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) has participated in the training on Project Proposal Development by Oxfam Patna at Karl Kubel Institute for Development Education, Coimbatore (Tamilnadu). This has introduced about fund raising concepts and any fundable proposal. Mr. Tom Jose (Resource Person) was there to explain integration of log frame as a planning tool with problem/objective & strategy analysis. He enlightened …Read More


113th Birth Anniversary of Loknayak @Jai Praksh Narayan

11 October’15, Hazaribag: The people of Hazaribag who followed Loknayak Jai Prakash Narayan and participated in nationwide youth movement of 1974 have celebrated his 113th birth anniversary in Hazaribag Central Jail now named after J P (as he was known popularly). They offered flowers to the portrait of JP in the cell where he was detained by British government during Quit India movement called by …Read More


Symposium on “Gandhi#: A Great Personality”

02 October, Hazaribag: NBJK has organized a symposium over “Gandhi: A Great Personality” at its coordination office in village – Amrit Nagar, Hazaribag. The program was initiated with garlanding the portrait of Mahtma Gandhi by Mr. Girija Satish (Founder & President, NBJK) and others. His South Africa tour was much vital and Gandhi Jee experienced a turning point there, as Mr. Girija Satish has mentioned …Read More


Deafblind Children Ride High with Pleasure Trip

19 Sep’15, Hazaribag: Under Sense India (Ahmedabad) supported Services for deafblind Children program, an outing was organized for such children at Swarnjayanti Cafeteria Park, Hazaribag. 16 deafblind children have participated in the picnic with their parents or carers and enjoyed various group activities like drawing; empathy based intelligent games including tasteful lunch surrounded by an encouraging milieu. Mr. Santosh Kumar Shrivastava (Branch Manager, IDBI Bank …Read More


Outcome and Impact Orientation for VOs on Food Security

1 – 4 Sep’15, Hazaribag: Only activities are not enough rather change based management is vital, Mr. Prakash Layak (ASK, Gurgaon) has said during Outcome & Impact orientation to NBJK and partner VOs on Food Security. He viewed the goal of food security achievable as changes in people’s lives, identifying such transformation, assessment of the linked process and by ensuring its continuity. Mr. Layak, the …Read More


Inclusion Workshop at Chatra by LNJPEH

01 September 2015, Chatra: NBJK run Loknayak Jai Prakash Eye Hospital (Bahera, Chouparan) has organized an Inclusion Workshop on Eye Care  with support of Sightsavers (Kolkata) at the Civil Surgeon Office of Chatra district, Jharkhand. Dr. S. P. Singh (Civil Surgeon) has applauded the initiative and assured for systemic support to the cause. He admitted the constraint like shortage of ophthalmologists and praised LNJPEH for …Read More


#Rural Development Secretary Visits NBJK Work Area in Khunti @tatatrusts

18 August 2015, Khunti: Mr. N. M. Sinha, IAS (Principal Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, GoJ) has paid a visit to Latardih and Ruthdih villages of Gutuhatu panchayat in Murhu block (district – Khunti). These villages are work area of NBJK under agriculture & livestock rearing based livelihood program for tribal community with support of CInI-Tata Trust, Mumbai. During his visit, Mr. Sinha has observed …Read More


Raksha-bandhan by Brahmakumaris @bkmediapr

18 August, Hazaribag: Brahmakumaris from the Hazaribag based center of BKE Vishwavidyalaya (Mt. Abu, Raj.) have offered Raksha-bandhan to NBJK staffs and office bearers. In a simple ceremony, Brahmakumari Rajmati Bahen has fastened the sacred thread over the wrists of Mr Girija Satish (President, NBJK), Mr. Prabhunath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) along with program managers and field staffs. Rajmati Bahen has greeted NBJK people as trusted …Read More


Workshop on #Climate Change & #Sustainable Development @INECCindia

17-18 August 2015, Ranchi: Jharkhand possesses only 8% forest as remains with increasing carbon emission and unexpected change in climate here is a part of the global challenge posed for our eco system, economic development and the society as a whole, said Mr. H. S. Gupta (Chairman, Jharkhand Tribal Development Society) as the chief guest in the workshop on Climate Change & Sustainable Development organized …Read More


Independence Day Celebration at NBJK @PMOIndia

15 August 2015, Hazaribag: Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra has celebrated 69th Independence Day of the nation with tricolor hoisting by Mr. Girija Satish (President) at coordination office amid national anthem. During his address, he praised the contribution of freedom fighters to make India as a sovereign and democratic country. Only economic prosperity does not work and we need inclusive development with a change in our …Read More


NBJK in East Zone #Network Partners Meet with Sense India @senseindia

10 – 11 August 2015, Patna: a regional network meeting was organized by Sense International India at Sewa Kendra, Patna and partner VOs from West Bengal, Jharkhand, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa have sent their teams including parents of deafblind children.  The meeting was organized under Abhiprerna & Prayas network. NBJK works with deafblind children in Hazaribag, Ramgarh and Ranchi districts of Jharkhand. Its team was represented …Read More


NBJK Participates in Training on #Documentation and Use of #Social Media @OxfamIndia

5 -7 August 2015, Patna: Mr. Parabhunath Sharma (Treasurer, NBJK) has ensured his participation in the training on Effective Documentation and Use of Social Media organized for partner VOs of Oxfam, Patna. On 5 August, the presentation by Ms Adya Gupta (Oxfam India) on How NGO can Use Social Media (to showcase work & create public engagement) has covered the subject judiciously and introduced it …Read More


Sub-Committee Meeting of #Family Counselling Centre@IndiaGovtOnline

28 July 2015, Hazaribag: NBJK run Family Counselling Centre has organized its Sub-Committee meeting at Women’s Police Station, Hazaribag and members have reviewed the performance of FCC which gets  support from CSWB, New Delhi through JSSWB, Ranchi to help out  women & children suffering from family dispute or domestic violence in Hazaribag district. The sub-committee members have considered previous report, suggestions and their observance by …Read More


Mini Library for #Children at LBHC @lordbuddhahome

15 June 2015, Bodhgaya: Now the children of Lord Buddha Home for Children have more books to enjoy. LBHC, the orphanage by NBJK with support of SKB (the Netherlands) has added this facility to promote love for good books among youngsters. A library has been started here with necessary items like cupboards, sign board, carpet, battery, inverter and computer. It has purchased 197 books in …Read More


Convention on Carers’ Day at Hazaribag @CarersWorldwide

4 August 2015, Hazaribag: A convention of Carer SHGs was held at NBJK coordination office on Carers Day with support of Carers Worldwide and Commonwealth Foundation, UK. 75 representatives from SHGs of Carers promoted by NBJK were present in the convention inaugurated by Dr. Dharmveer Prasad (Civil Surgeon, Hazaribag) and Dr. Anil Patil (Founder & ED, Carers Worldwide) jointly. Dr. Dharmveer has greeted the program …Read More


Lok Samiti Footing in Madhya Pradesh @FreedomCommons

19 July, Chhatarpur: Lok Samiti, the people’s organization founded by veteran Sarvodaya leader Jaiprakash Narayan, has expanded its wing in Madhya Pradesh also. Mindful citizens have taken initiative and a meeting was held at Gandhi Smarak Bhawan, Chhatarpur on 19 July                                                       under leadership of Mr. Ramcharan Awasthi, a freedom fighter and follower of Mahatma Gandhi. The meeting was observed by Mr. Kaushal Ganesh Azad (National …Read More


500 Cases of Diabetic Retinopathy at LNJPEH @WorldDiabetesF

NBJK run Loknayak Jaiprakash Eye hospital, Bahera (Chouparan, Hazaribag) has treated 500 patients of diabetic retinopathy successfully since launching of the special program on preventive and curative measures for the disease in July 2013 with support of World Diabetes Foundation, Denmark. Mr. Aseem Ali (Asst. Manager, LNJPEH) has informed about awareness drive in 100 villages and quiz competition in 50 schools over diabetic retinopathy by …Read More


Dawat-e-Iftar and All Faiths Meet by NBJK #CommunalHarmony

Dawat-e-Iftar and All Faiths Meet by NBJK: Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra and Lok Samiti have organized Dawat-e-Iftar at Hotel Akashdeep, Hazaribag on 9th July. The event was participated by around 150 Rozedars from all sections of society and Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has greeted them on the occasion in this holy month of Ramadan. After Magrib namaz, a Sarvadharm Sambhaav meeting was held there …Read More


Tholkobeda Becomes #ODFVillage

Tholkobeda Becomes ODF Village Tholkobeda village of Jokbahar panchayat in Sadar block of Simdega district was declared Open Defecation Free village during a function held in the village on 28 June by Tholkobeda Gram Sabha and the District Unit of Swachh Bharat Mission under auspices of NBJK-GSF run sanitation program. Mrs Vimla Pradhan (MLA, Simdega) was chief guest of the celebration who congratulated villagers for …Read More


Farmers’ Festival at Khunti #SustainableFarming

Farmers’ Festival at Khunti Mother Earth gives us a lot but she needs our love only as we offer her just small seeds and get even big trees, said Mr. Santosh satpathy (Principal Secretary-Personnel, GoJ) in the Farmers’ festival held at Saparom village in Khunti district on 24 June under joint auspices of NBJK, SRTT – CinI and Agriculture department (GoJ). The village was on …Read More


Teachers Training under CCCD Program @Plan_India #ChildEducation

Teachers Training under CCCD Program During 23 – 26 June, 26 teachers from 12 Government Primary and Middle Schools of Churchu block have attended Buniyad / Buniyad Plus training at NBJK Coordination Office under Child Centered Community Development program in Churchu block with support of Plan India. Buniyad is an educational module for impressive classroom teaching to cater more children at a time. This is …Read More


Launching of Childline Hazaribag

Under aegis of the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development, CHILDLINE India Foundation, Kolkata has initiated Childline Hazaribag with support of local NGOs including NBJK. There was an in house training for the partner organizations at NBJK coordination office during 27 – 31 May. There were 25 participants from Darpan, Jan Sewa Parishad, Srijan Foundation, Samadhan and Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra in the training. …Read More


SPPS Students Crack CBSE with Flying Colors

The students of NBJK run Surekha Prakashbhai Public School have scored 100% result in class X under Central Board of Secondary Examination, New Delhi. There were 62 students appeared this year for the examination conducted by CBSE and all have made their school proud of them. Three students namely Ankit Kumar Singh, Aman Raaj and Nancy Jain have achieved 10 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average). …Read More


Biometric Attendance System at NBJK Coordination Office

NBJK has introduced a Biometric Attendance System for its Coordination Office at Amrit Nagar, Hazaribag from May’15. All staffs have been instructed to make entry of their thumb impression for incoming & outgoing movements. They report for arrival during 9 – 9.30 AM to register daily attendance, for departure & arrival during 1 – 1.30 PM at lunch time and for exit in between 5 …Read More


Microcredit, Hazaribag Observes Annual Review Meeting

Microcredit department of NBJK, Hazaribag has organized its annual review meeting on 15 – 16 May. This had an agenda to analyze the achievements of the program for the year 2014 – 15 and to agree on the target to be reached during current fiscal year. The meeting was attended by all 22 members of the program team for Sadar I, Sadar II, Ichak, Barkagaon …Read More


On Rights to People with Special Needs

With a result oriented intervention over the issue of rights to people challenged by physical or mental impairments, NBJK has focused upon mobilization of PWDs, their certification and entitlements during the period from July’09 to June’13 in 5 districts of Jharkhand – Bihar. This innovative program was implemented among 32000 identified PWDs, ensured disability certificates for 29860 such people and pension or other benefits to …Read More


Cultural Show-case by Orphan Children

The children of Lord Buddha Home for Children, Bodhagaya have come forward with self composed lyrics and music under Show-case program organized on 13 May with support of Manzil Mystics, a local group on arts & culture. A team of the group has worked hard for two days with children for the program and facilitated them for an excellent exposure by using their own talent. …Read More


Refresher Training for Rozgar Staffs

2 days Refresher training for faculties, mobilizers and placement officers working at all 9 RTCs (Rozgar Training Centers) in 8 districts of Jharkhand by NBJK with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai has commenced on 28 April at NBJK Coordination office, Amritnagar, Hazaribag. This was focused upon uniformity in documentation, curriculum, study material and process of their functioning. Mrs. Sujata Prasad (Program Manager, RTCs) said …Read More


Training for Carers’ Project Team

NBJK staffs have attended 3 days training during 17 – 19 April on Organization & Advocacy for Carers Empowerment by Carers Worldwide, UK at Bangalore. The main purpose of this training was to emphasize the strategic need of Carers Movement to address the issues Carers are facing in their regions. Other two participant organizations were SACRED from Andhra Pradesh and SAMUHA SAMARTHYA from Karnataka; work …Read More


More Facilities for Children

NBJK managed schools of Chouparan and Churchu blocks in Hazaribag district (Jharkhand) are gearing up with new class rooms and toilets for their growing number of students. Er. Pawan Lal Gupta (branch manager-cum-civil engineer, NBJK) has updated about Surekha Prakashbhai Public School, Bahera (Chouparan), where 2 class rooms (20’x20’) and 2 separate toilets for boys & girls have been constructed. In Amoli Apurva Primary School, …Read More


Eye Screening Camp at NBJK Coordination Office

Loknayak Jaiprakash eye hospital, Bahera (Chouparan) has organized eye screening camp on April 2, 2015 for all at premises of NBJK coordination office, village-Amrit Nagar, Hazaribag. The camp was supported by SKS Microfinance and around 250 persons with eye/vision problem from Amrit Nagar and neighboring villages like Oriya, Singhaani, Jagdishpur, Sakhiya, Baheri, Chano, Silwar, Sarauni etc. have come here for check up. There were facilities …Read More


Training to NGOs on Office Management, Documentation and Government Schemes

NBJK has organized capacity building training for small, inexperienced NGOs of Bihar/Jharkhand on office management, documentation and government schemes from 12 – 19 March. The training for 93 NGOs from both the states was organized under Support for Small Initiatives program funded by BFW, Germany. This program aims for strengthening of small VOs under network of Swaichhik Manch, promoted by NBJK for sustainability and adoption …Read More


Jharkhand State Lok Samiti Convention

On 20 March, Jharkhand State Lok Samiti has organized it’s convention at Jaiprakash hall of NBJK- Ranchi. Mr. Girija Satish (President, National Lok Samiti) has inaugurated the convention and reminded about the need of governance and justice for common citizens. He said that decentralization, accountability and transparency are the tools to be used for such long awaited reforms in our system responsible for services delayed …Read More


2.5 Lacs Pairs of Shoes for School Children in Hazaribag

NBJK has already distributed around 1 lac pairs of shoes among school children in 7 blocks and the process is going on to cover 1.5 lacs more school children of other 7 blocks in the district with support from Plan India, said Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) during the shoes distribution ceremony held at Hindi Middle School, Pelawal (Hazaribag) on 19 March. He affirmed for …Read More


Livelihood Project launched by NBJK-Khunti

An An inclusive program on livelihood enhancement of 2500 households in 45 villages under Khunti district was initiated by NBJK with support of Sir Ratan Tata Trust, Mumbai and CInI-Jharkhand began formally on 10 March through the project launching workshop held at CInI office, Khunti. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Edmond Minz (District Agriculture Officer, Khunti) who favored for team spirit and clear vision …Read More


FCC Prevents Marital Dispute

Family Counseling Center (FCC) by NBJK with support of Central & State Social Welfare Boards has prevented a marital dispute between Anil Kumar Das (husband) and Radha Devi (wife) in Hazaribag recently. On 9th January, Anil (father-Ghameshwar Ram, village-Khirgaon, police station & post-Sadar, Hazaribag) came at FCC and lodged a complaint against his wife Radha (father-late Jageshwar Ram, village-Bijaya, post-Gorio, police station-Barhee, Hazaribag) for family …Read More


Focus upon Children & Families

Plan India supported Child Centered Community Development (CCCD) program has put children at the helm of affairs by making 5 selected schools more friendly for them in villages of Churchu block, Hazaribag. Under the initiative “Support My School”, a lot of construction work is going on to install WASH & play facilities for children amid greenery through plantation. Toilets, rain water harvesting structure, boundary wall, …Read More


Media Advocacy Meeting on MLE & ECC

Under the program of Strengthening Primary Health & Education with support of Oxfam India, partner organizations like NBJK, SPAR and CINI have organized a media advocacy meeting on 3 March’15 at NBJK coordination office, Hazaribag. This was specially focused upon MLE (Multi Lingual Education) and ECC (Early Childhood Care) in tribal areas where children have no choice for their mother tongue but to start with …Read More


LNJP Eye Hospital Supports Sahiyas

Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Eye Hospital, Bahera (Chouparan) will orient village health workers or Sahiyas to make people aware of eye care and related services existing within their reach, said Mr. Asim Ali (Manager, LNJPEH) during the District level Sahiya convention at Town Hall, Hazaribag on 2nd March. He added that 80% cases of blindness can be prevented or cured with timely medical intervention and …Read More


Training for Usha Master Trainers

3 days training for Master Trainers under Usha Silai School program was held at NBJK coordination office, Amrit Nagar (Hazaribag) from 25-27 February. These trainees will be Master Trainers for block level Satellite Silai Schools going to be opened shortly. Mrs. Radha Pandey (Tailoring Teacher) has upgraded their skill during a workshop for cutting and sewing of cushion-mobile-pillow covers, bag, nighty, half pant, baba suit, …Read More


RTCs Inaugurated at Deoghar and Koderma

On 19 February, opening ceremony of Rozgar Training Center (RTC) at Deoghar was graced by Mr. Narayan Das (MLA, Deoghar) who valued the initiative for employment generation and as a positive pro youth engagement. Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has introduced about the organization, its programs and Sustainable Livelihood Program with support of Axis Bank Foundation particularly. A wise range of convenient training on computer …Read More


VOs are Important and Accessible: Giridih MP

Voluntary organizations play important role in development process and people can access there easily, said Mr. Ravindra Pandey, Member of Parliament from Giridih Lok Sabha seat, during a function organized by Bokaro Unit of Jharkhand Swaichhik Manch on 12 February. He recognized involvement of voluntary sector in different areas of work from environment protection to livelihood promotion and child rights to women empowerment. The MP …Read More


Aids & Appliances to PWDs

NBJK has distributed aids & appliances among 63 PWDs (people with disabilities) with support of Thiess Minecs India Pvt. Ltd. on 20 February at Barkagaon, Hazaribag. These beneficiaries belong to villages like Langatu, Sonbarsa, Arahara, Chepakhurd, Jugra, Churchu, Urub, Dadikala, Kankidaree, Sinduaree, Nagree, Chirudih and Hesabar under Pakri Barwadih project area of NTPC. The event was organized at premises of Government High School, Barkagaon and …Read More


Training on Accountancy and FCRA 2011

NBJK has provided training to VOs of Bihar and Jharkhand on Accountancy & FCRA 2011 under the program of Small Initiatives supported by BFW, Germany. The training was organized from 16-20 February at its coordination office in Hazaribag. For Bihar based organizations, this was scheduled for 16-18 February as VOs of Jharkhand have got the opportunity on 19-20 February. Initially Mr. Rajiv Singh (Program Coordinator-Small …Read More


Dress for School Girls and RCC Events

24 girl students of Birsa High School, Deokuli (Ichak, Hazaribag) have received school dress from GiveIndia on 9th February under NBJK’s Girls Education program that sponsors village girls for school education till class X or Matric Board. Out of these 24 students, 7 are in class IX and 17 belong to class X. All these girls are from poor families and this dress support has …Read More


One Day Workshop on Fundraising

One day workshop on fundraising was held at NBJK, Ranchi with support of The Resource Alliance, New Delhi on 30th January. 22 NGOs of Jharkhand have shared the event as per initiative of NBJK through its network partnership. Mr. Satish Girija (Secretary, NBJK) has welcomed Maj. Gen. Surat Singh Sandhu (Chairman, TRA) and all member representatives from voluntary sector in Jharkhand. He praised Gen. Sandhu …Read More


Republic Day Celebration

NBJK has observed 66th anniversary of nation’s Republic Day at its offices. Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) has hoisted national flag in the premises of Coordination office and addressed the gathering of staffs, local people and children. He called the occasion as a gift of democracy that stands for equality but jeopardized due to over concentration of wealth to few people worldwide. He put stress …Read More


Interface Meeting on Rural Health-Education in Chouparan

On 6 January, an Interface meeting was organized at NBJK under the program of Strengthening Primary Health and Education for 20 villages of Chouparan block with support of Oxfam India, Patna. The meeting with concerned government officials was focused upon differences between allocated budget and actual expenses by VHSNCs (Village Health, Sanitation & Nutrition Committees) and SMCs (School Management Committees). Before this, 5 villages namely …Read More


Shri Ramchandra Choudhary: Memory Remains

A prominent follower of Loknayak Jaiprakash, Sarvodaya leader and veteran ideologue of Gandhian thoughts, Mr. Ramchandra Choudhary has left for heavenly abode on 1 January at Patna. His last rituals were performed at ancestral village Shahpur in Madhubani district of Bihar. He was 80 years old and led an active life till his last breath. Mr. Ramchandra Choudhary has shouldered various responsibilities in his lifetime …Read More


Australian Retina Specialist at LNJP Eye Hospital

Dr. (Mrs.) Sudha Cugati, an experienced and royal fellow ophthalmologist from Australia has arrived at Loknayak Jaiprakash Eye Hospital, Bahera (Chouparan), Hazaribag to serve patients in need of eye care voluntarily. From 22 – 31 December, she provided her expertise and consultancy to more than 365 patients at OPD, 65 patients for medical retina and performed 25 cataract surgeries at the hospital. Dr. Sudha belongs …Read More


Warm Clothes for Birhors

NBJK and Stri Shakti have distributed warm and all-purpose clothes among people of Birhor community, a primitive and nomadic tribe settled at Birhor Tanda near Badwar village of Daru block (Hazaribag) some years before. These people are still following their own rules to lead their lives and do not wear proper clothes during even winter season. On 14 December, a relief team of both the …Read More


Inaugural Ceremony of Sustainable Livelihood Program

Mr. C. Babu Joseph (Trustee & CEO, ABF) has inaugurated Sustainable Livelihood Program of skill development among youths by NBJK with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. He has called Jharkhand as an important state for the foundation and embraced NBJK as a reliable partner to run 100 Remedial Coaching Centers in villages of Hazaribag to strengthen academic base of high school students, especially girls. …Read More


Lok Samiti Convention at Patna

On 17 November, Bihar state Lok Samiti has called a convention for volunteers & office bearers at Patna. Mr. Girija Satish (President, National Lok Samiti) was the chief guest of this programme who advocated for development policy to focus upon individual with substantial support and to make one responsible at the same time for outcome. He questioned upon government schemes like mid day meal at …Read More


Voter Awareness Campaign by Swaichhik Manch

On 13 November, members NGO of Bokaro district Swaichhik Manch have organized a rally to sensitize voters to exercise their votes during assembly election scheduled in November/December for Jharkhand. The rally was started from the office of district commissioner in presence of Mr. Ravi Kumar (district public relation officer) who appreciated the move of NGOs to encourage democratic ethos and civil rights through mass contact. …Read More


Remedial Coaching Students on Exposure

Class 10th students of Remedial Coaching Centres in villages of Hazaribag district (Jharkhand) by NBJK with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai have enjoyed their exposure visit to Birsa Munda Animal Park at Ormanjhi near Ranchi. On 6, 7 & 8 November, 400 students from Chouparan block went there and observed a variety of animals and birds. On 11 – 12 November, the opportunity was …Read More


Staff Orientation in Rozgar Training Programme

Newly recruited staffs under Rozgar Training Programme went under orientation training on 2 – 3 November at NBJK Coordination office, Hazaribag. The programme has been launched by NBJK with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. On this occasion, Mr. Girija Satish (ED, NBJK) has shared an outline of the programme with its team and said that every year 5,400 youths will be trained in the …Read More


Quiz Competition for RCC Children

A block level quiz competition was held on 18 October among selected students from 33 Remedial Coaching Centres of Sadar block, Hazaribag. There were 60 children of class 8th, 9th and 10th, who participated in the program to respond a number of questions pertaining to mathematics, science, English and general knowledge. These participants have been picked up after a cluster level quiz competition organized previously …Read More


Shaping Lives with GiveIndia’s Support

Rangeena Kumari is a 14 years old girl in village-Nariyahi of panchayat-Padariya, post-Basariya, and block-Chouparan in Hazaribag district of Jharkhand. She is currently studying in class 9th in Chandrakala Devi Daga High School, Kewaliya (Chouparan) and is a bright student. She was a school drop-out until last year despite her will to study. Her father, Mr. Basant Thakur is a small farmer who lives in …Read More


Best Farmer Award to NBJK Beneficiary

Mr. Birsa Munda (son of late Soma Munda), a farmer of Latardih village under Murhu block in Khunti district was declared as the Best Farmer in a function held by District Agriculture Department on 15 September i.e. Foundation Day of Khunti district. On this occasion, Mr. Edwin Minz (District Agriculture Officer, Khunti) has praised Birsa for innovative agro practices and honored him publicly with the …Read More


Training to DPO Members & Office-Bearers

3 days residential training to office bearers and members of Disable People’s Organization in Chouparan block (Hazaribag) was conducted during 10-12 September under Cross CBR program with support of Sightsavers, Kolkata. On this occasion, Dr. Jitendra Kumar (State Coordinator, Sightsavers) has provided important inputs about organizational strength and the very process of empowerment for the people involved in shaping up of any body with common …Read More


NBJK Contributes to ASER Survey

In the period of 8 – 10 September, NBJK and Pratham (Mumbai) have organized a training program for volunteers selected to conduct ASER survey in 30 villages of different blocks of Hazaribag district within next 15 days. ASER (Annual Status of Education & Research) is a nation wide survey by Pratham to check academic condition of children fall under 05 – 14 years age group. …Read More


Shoes Distributed among School Children

NBJK and Plan India has started phase II of their shoe distribution campaign on 1 September from Churchu block. It’s noteworthy that they have covered 54, 042 children of 390 schools in 7 blocks namely Churchu, Tatijhariya, Daru, Sadar, Ichak, Chouparan and Barkagaon of Hazaribag district during November’13 – May’14 as phase I of this noble effort to provide shoes to village children. Mr. Shivesh …Read More


Convention and Seminars under Mental Health & Development program

A convention of PWMIE (people with mental illness & epilepsy), their caretakers and NGOs working for them was organized on 18 August at NBJK, Ranchi. This convention was attended by federations of PWMIE and partner NGOs of Jharkhand-Bihar for Mental Health & Development program by NBJK with support of BasicNeeds, Bangalore. The resolution moved by Mr. Girija Satish (ED, NBJK) to form a national federation …Read More


Aids & Appliances for CWDs

53 children with disabilities from villages in Hazaribag district have been provided aids & appliances by Remedial Coaching Center project with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. In the camps held during 25-27 June, there were 20 children from 14 villages like Dumri, Chakrasar, Basaria of Chouparan block, 16 children from 10 villages namely Baiheri, Silwar, Mandai and others in Sadar block while 17 children …Read More


Felicitation Ceremony for Remedial Coaching Centre (RCC) Children

NBJK has organized a felicitation ceremony for students of RCCs (Remedial Coaching Centers) who have passed 10th class board examination with flying colors. On 14 June, Mr. Akhilesh Jha and Mr. Rameshwar Upadhyay (Managers, Axis Bank-Hazaribag) have felicitated 115 such students of Sadar block with prize items during a program at NBJK coordination office. Mr. Jha has congratulated all those who secured 90% or above …Read More


Tool Kits for SWABAL (Axis Bank Foundation) Trainees

                                        Challenged youths finished employability training through skill development under SWABAL project have received sewing machines and cell phone repairing kits at NBJK, Hazaribag on 10 May. In a simple ceremony, Mr Akhilesh Jha (Manager, Axis Bank-Hazaribag) handed over 03 sewing machines to Tamanna, Sunita and …Read More

NBJK Secretary Mr. Satish Girija, Speaking at the workshop

State Level Seminar on Financial Inclusion through SHG (Women) Bank Linkage

                                        NBJK – Ranchi has organized a state level seminar with support of INAFI India and NABARD on Financial Inclusion through SHG Bank Linkage. Mr. K. C. Panda (CGM, NABARD) was the chief guest of this function who praised women SHG program in Jharkhand, stressed over …Read More


LNJPEH Stall at Hindustan Utsav Mela – 2014

NBJK run Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Eye Hospital, Bahera (Chouparan, Hazaribag) has erected its stall in much publicized Hindustan Utsav Mela – 2014 at Matwari ground of Hazaribag. This 3 – Day’s event was organized by Hindustan Media Ventures Limited and inaugurated by Mr. Girija Satish (President, NBJK) with other dignitaries on 29th March. He appreciated the organizers to club verities of service providers at …Read More


Legal Awareness Camp for SHG Women

NBJK and District Legal Services Authority (DLSA), Hazaribag have organized a legal awareness camp for SHG women on 29th April. The program was inaugurated by Mr. Rashikesh Kumar (Sub-Judge & Secretary, DLSA) who rationalizes DLSA for easy access to justice as it provides advocate and exemption from court fee for women, SC/ST, PWDs and lower income (less than Rs. one lac yearly) group people. Mr. …Read More


Shoes Distributed Among School Children

327 students of Zila School, Hazaribag have got shoes in a function held under joint auspices of NBJK and Plan India at the school premises on 6th May. Mr. Rajkumar Prasad Singh (District Education Officer, Hazaribag) was the chief guest on this occasion who admired this scheme of shoes distribution among school children. He appreciated the organizers as they have paid attention to fulfill a …Read More


#Rehabilitation of Baso Devi by #FamilyCounsellingCentre @MinistryWCD

Mrs. Baso Devi (45 years), father – late Manjar Rajak, village + post – Banaso, police station – Bishnugarh, district – Hazaribag (Jharkhand)  and Mr. Dashrath Rajak (50 years), father – Sohar Rajak, village – Aango, post – Partanga, police station – Churchu, district – Hazaribag (Jharkhand) were married to each other about 25 years ago. This was an arranged Hindu marriage with consent of …Read More


#DropoutChild Joins School @HDFC_Bank

Master Arun or Arun Kumar Das (13 years) is only son among three daughters of Mr. Ashok Das and Mrs. Maya Devi at village Basdharwa of Lokai panchayat in Koderma sadar block of Koderma district, Jharkhand. Arun is a student of class VII in Upgraded Government Middle School at his village but he was an irregular, ill-disciplined and unpredictable student. During School Management Committee (SMC) …Read More


A New Beginning @WeAreSwades @HSBC

Arti Kumari belongs to Mandai Khurd village of Hazaribag Sadar block in Hazaribag district of Jharkhand. Her family includes 7 members and the father is a mason. He is lone bread earner for the family. It is very challenging for her father to run the family in a proper manner. She has three more sisters and all of them were forced to drop out from …Read More


Lakhpati Kisaan Dayamani

Within a year of initiating the Mission 2020: Lakhpati Kisan-Smart Village, a program with support of Tata Trusts-CInI in Murhu block of Khunti district (Jharkhand), NBJK has promoted more than 200 lakhpati farmers, who have become role models for community. One such person is 45-year-old Mrs. Dayamani Nag of Burshu village. She belongs to Munda tribe and her five-member family was dependent on three acres …Read More


A Quest for Better

Deepak Kumar Sharma (23 years) is a youth from village-Saraiya, block-Padma, district-Hazaribag (Jharkhand). He is the youngest son among four siblings in the farmer family of Mr. Kashinath Sharma and Mrs. Urmila Devi. Deepak has joined NBJK run Residential Rozgar Training in October’16 to learn Mobile-CFL repairing & servicing skill. Till November’16, he has learnt to make charging sections, speaker/mike, ringer, LCD fitting, IC reboll, …Read More


Internet Sathi (Friend) Empowers Tribal People in Khunti

NBJK is trying to fill digital divide and enables people to access freedom of information via internet in tribal villages of Murhu block in Khunti district (Jharkhand) under the project called Internet Sathi with support of Tata Trusts & Google Inc. It has trained some selected people as Internet Sathi (Friend) and those Sathis have formed Learning Groups of youths and farmers in villages to …Read More


Tribal Farmers Earn from Pig Rearing

Under the program namely Lakhpati Farmers Smart Villagers with support of CInI Tata Trusts, NBJK has promoted collective Pig Rearing at Mailburu village of Digri panchayat in Murhu block of Khunti district, Jharkhand. There are 73 households with 356 people in Mailburu village. Main occupation of villagers is agriculture, lac cultivation and livestock rearing. Since agriculture & lac Cultivation is limited to the farmers having land …Read More


Praveen wants to be an Electrician

Praveen Kumar, son of late Bhagat Prasad belongs to village-Ladu, Post-Dema, Block- Mohanpur, Dist-Gaya, Bihar. He is dwelling at LBHC since 2005. His mother Smt. Kanti Devi is a house wife. Her economical condition is not good. After accommodated at LBHC, Praveen got admission at Manav Bharti National School (English medium, CBSE based), Kendui, Gaya. He was an average student but more interested in electricity. …Read More


#SkillPromotion Opens a Fresh Chapter @senseindia

Mrs. Pushpa Devi, Husband – Mr. Krishna Prasad Kashyap, Mohalla – Okni, Post & Police Station – Hazaribag Sadar, is a 44 years old lady with hearing as well as vision problem by birth. She was married 28 years ago, now a proud mother of 2 married daughters and 2 unmarried adult sons. Her family life is full of devotion and love from her husband, …Read More


#Deafblind Bablu Runs Chaumin Shop @senseindia

Bablu Ram (19 years) lives in Village-Babhanwai, Police Station-Mufassil, Hazaribag with his parents Mrs. Neeru Devi and Mr. Subodh Ram. The parents are small farmers and they run a Chaumin shop at Mukundganj chowk near their village. Bablu is suffering from profound hearing loss, Down’s syndrome, mental retardation, multi-sensory impairment, and hypertension with side vision problem also. He was identified amid the survey of beneficiaries …Read More


LBHC Girl Resham Kumari as a Class Topper

Resham Kumari (11 years) came to Lord Buddha Home for Children (LBHC) in the year 2008 as an orphan girl. She belongs to village – Nigari, post – Dobhi, district – Gaya and lost her mother Mrs. Chando Devi in the year 2005. Her father, Mr. Nirdo Manjhi later abandoned his kids; Resham and Ankit and re-married. Both children were facing hardships in life and …Read More


Physiotherapy Support to Master Nishant

Master Nishant (6 years) was hit by meningitis when he was merely 3 years old and that dreadful cerebral fever was not treated properly by doctors at Hazaribag. We went Ranchi, consulted doctors, hospitals like RIMS, Apollo and spent around Rs. 1.5 lacs for treatment but he could not be like before, Mr. Sudhir Das (father of Nishant) complains who is a simple cushion maker …Read More


Towards Food Self-reliance and Earnings

NBJK-Khunti has promoted SHG office bearers to sustainable agriculture with support of Axis Bank Foundation, Mumbai. This picked 75 leading members of 15 SHGs in 10 villages and provides them a comprehensive, regular training on agriculture from December’14. The objective is to train all groups ultimately with help of their members who are getting on farm training including water mapping, irrigation and pest control also. …Read More


Community Sanitary Blocks at Ranchi Slums

Under WaterAid supported Community based WASH Initiatives for Urban Poor in slum areas like Nayaktoli, Nagratoli, Ravidas Muhalla, Domtoli and Quoreshi Muhalla in Ranchi; Community Sanitary Blocks (CSBs) are a model hygienic set up to provide toilet amenities for the people of weaker section. There are 3 CSBs being used by around 300 families compelled for open defecation earlier. People are organized here as Slum …Read More


Cross CBR Supports Uddin Mian

Uddin Mian (35) of Selhara village under Chouparan block (Hazaribag) was a skilled mason and eligible to run his family at ease. About 8 years ago, he fell down from a building and both of his legs became paralyzed. Since then he was on bed and dependent. It was frustrating as Uddin couldn’t afford better treatment and became hopeless for any change. Sometimes he thought …Read More


Shankar wants to be An Artist…

  Shankar Kumar (13) is a semi orphan child at Lord Buddha Home for Children run by NBJK with support from Stichting Kinderhulp Bodhgaya, the Netherlands at village- Silounja near Bodhgaya. He was born on 01 June 2001 at village- Bhurkunda, block-Barachatti, district-Gaya (Bihar) as a son of Gita Devi and late Shiva Bhuian. Shankar belongs to most exploited caste called Mushar under scheduled caste …Read More


Felicitation Ceremony for Remedial Coaching Centre (RCC) Children

NBJK has organized a felicitation ceremony for students of RCCs (Remedial Coaching Centers) who have passed 10th class board examination with flying colors. On 14 June, Mr. Akhilesh Jha and Mr. Rameshwar Upadhyay (Managers, Axis Bank-Hazaribag) have felicitated 115 such students of Sadar block with prize items during a program at NBJK coordination office. Mr. Jha has congratulated all those who secured 90% or above …Read More


A new life to Asha Lata post cataract blindness surgery

Asha Lata lives in Kumharpara area of Dumka District, Jharkhand. Dumka is one of the most backward districts of Jharkhand. Asha Lata belongs to a poor family. She is 70 years old and lost his husband 5 years back. She has 2 daughters and 1 son. Both her daughters are married and her son has migrated to other city to earn livelihood. She is currently …Read More

Jay Kumar

A happy life to Jay after he lost his family

Jay Kumar is 10 years old. Jay was 5 when he lost his father and looses her mother. Jay’s father, Late Raushan Yadav was an agriculture labour and used to consume alcohol a lot. One day while he was going to town with his bicycle after consuming alcohol, he met with an accident with truck and expired. Hearing the news of her husband’s death, Jay’s …Read More

Kajri Masomot

Kajri Masomot gets her eyesight and dignity back

62 years old, Kajri Masomot is resident of Ganjawar village of Ramgarh Block of Dumka District, Jharkhand. His husband ha Hemlal Manjhi expired few years back and Kajri is now living with her 2 Sons and 2 Daughters. They live in kuccha house (house made of mud) and belong to Below Poverty Line. Making Bamboo baskets is their profession and earns about Rs. 30- Rs. 50 …Read More

Soni kumari Ratu Ranchi

Empowered to stop her and her friend’s early marriage- Child Reporters (NBJK)

Nav Bharat Jagriti Kendra (NBJK) has been working at the grassroots in Jharkhand and Bihar states of India for past 43 years. NBJK tried to find the causes of child marriage in Jharkhand and found that unawareness about the rights and dropout of girls from schools are most common factor for child marriages in India. With the kind support of UNICEF, Jharkhand NBJK started “Child …Read More


Rozgar- A road to success

I am Sitara Bano. I am resident of Pesragarh of Giridih block, Giridih district. My father Abid Ansari is involved in Tailoring work in Delhi. I am preceded by 2 younger brothers. Both are doing their primary education. My mother is a house wife. My father is lone bread earner of our family. We face lot of problems in daily routine. So I dropped my …Read More


Story of a brave orphan girl, Sunita

Name: Sunita Kumari Village: Morangi, (Sadar),Hazaribag Father’s Name: Late Raju Mahato, Mother’s Name: Late Dewanti Devi No. of Siblings: 2 younger brothers Family Background: Sunita Kumari, presently studying in class Xth, is a resident of village Morangi. She had lost her both parents and now, she lives alone with her 2 younger brothers only and taking care of them. She herself is the guardian of …Read More


Vinita Minj (Mental Health)

Vinita Minj (48) lives in Palmee village of Semra Gadarpo panchayat in Bhandra block of Lohardagga district. Her husband Biriya Oraon and three children (2 sons, 1 daughter) live with her. Biria is a Para teacher and Vinita is an attendant in the government middle school at their own village. They earn around Rs. 7000 per month and live a better life now. 12 years …Read More


Pulled from the Edge (Disability)

Somar Bhuian (42) is a complete blind person by birth and belongs to such a landless and deprived Bhuian caste that is still discarded by other castes in Asdhir village of Katkamsandi block, Hazaribag. His wife Urmila Devi too is a partial blind woman, the mother of their 4 children. NBJK’s field staff Neelam Sharma has visited the family in July 2010 and found that …Read More


Micro credit support to disable (Disability)

Shyamdev Mahto (53) spent his childhood on edge. Poverty and polio were the enemies. He lost his left leg partially and couldn’t get suitable treatment in time. But he accepted the challenge and didn’t allow himself to be dependent. He sells groceries in his village. Shyamdev has been provided a loan of Rs 5000 under micro credit linkage of AVI-DFID funded program for disables. This …Read More


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