Women's College, Calcutta

P-29, Kshirode Vidyavinode Avenue,
Kolkata - 700003

Srijan

Srijan Centre for Community Welfare- A unit of WOMEN'S COLLEGE, CALCUTTA

The community development centre SRIJAN, an offspring of the college, started on 9th July 2003 and registered as an NGO on 18th April 2005. It works ceaselessly for the cause of the destitute children of the neighbouring slums. The children registered with this NGO are nurtured throughout the year by active services and funds generated from the teachers and students of the college. It had started its journey as a weekend school for the neighbouring slum children, with the college students as trainers. Srijan provides various cultural training to the children such as dance, music, elocution, painting etc. They are also provided with books, stationery, school uniforms and refreshments regurarly. Regular health awareness and health check ups of the children of "Srijan" alongwith their mothers by experienced medical personnel. "Srijan" tries to promote health and education of slum children and develop health and hygiene awareness of their mothers through need based schemes.