About the Organisation
works with children from under privileged background in
rural and semi urban areas. At present it works in the
villages around Palam Vihar,Gurgaon. The primary goal
of Literacy India is sensitizing and involving people
in the cause of children and youth. In line with the aim
of the NGO, an experimental educational model has been
taken up and gradually developed over the last nine years.
Literacy India aims at total enrichment of a value education
to the underprivileged
The Literacy India Board
India Board comprises four members , all of whom
came together and founded the organisation, based
on a common belief in the mission.
has a set of diverse skills and each of them engages
with the organisation using those skills proactively.
the Board is a founding Board, it continues to be
involved in the day to day functioning of the organisation
and has just begun to hand over programme management
aspects to senior staff.
of decentralization are underway and the Board hopes
to achieve the same in the next few years.
is encouraged to interact with the Board at all
times. This enables the Board to be completely aware
of what the organisation is engaged in and members
are able to offer guidance and support more easily.
is very clear about what it is expected to do and
there is clarity in terms of what individual members
are also expected to contribute in terms of time
has been felt necessary, the Board has fallen back
on an Honorary Committee which comprises individuals
of calibre but who do not commit time on an on going
is open and at this stage almost on a weekly basis
between the staff and the Board and amongst Board
members also contribute to the organisation financially
and this is an articulated expectation
is a formal acknowledgement of every Board memberís
contribution and this has been an important practice
in the organisation.
India may be contacted at
J-1365, Palam Vihar, Gurgaon-122017
Tel: 91- 124-5071223, 124-5070238, 124-5070692