A group of students came together and involved themselves in some voluntary activities such as organizing events in schools, collecting old used textbooks of the passed out students to avail them for poor students, distribution of Gandhian Literature in the community, Awareness creation in villages on infant health and hygiene. They worked as volunteers at Shree Gandhi Seva Ashram, Ambikapur.
Sarthak Jan Vikas Sansthan was established as a voluntary organization on October 2, 2004.
‘Best Community Worker’ was awarded to Mr. Abhay Kumar Gupta at Shree Gandhi Seva Ashram, Ambikapur. Sarthak Jan Vikas Sansthan registered under Chhattisgarh Societies Registrikaran Act 1973 on March 27, 2006. Voluntary work was undertaken in Kusu, Pratappur, Chando, Turna, Jamgaonwa villages.
Obtained 12A certificate from the Income Tax Department, Government of India. Subramaniam Fellowship for Community Leadership was awarded to Mr. Abhay Kumar Gupta for 2009-10 by the National Foundation of India. Implementation started with the project “Promotion of health and education rights of Tribal communities in Chhattisgarh” with the support of TDH.
Implementation started the project “Ensure universal access to free, equitable quality education for children” with the support of CRY.
Implementation started the project “Education for underprivileged rural tribal children” with the support of SMILE Foundation.
Implementation of Nava Jatan project with the support of Women and Child Development, Government of Chhattisgarh. Obtained FCRA Certificate from the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. Operational Manual (policies on HR, Finance, child safety and Gender respect, sexual ethics) drafted for Sarthak and adopted for implementation on August 06, 2012.
Food Security and Natural Resource Management by CASA.
Implementation of the project “Improving learning outcomes for Children from the tribal community in Surguja, Balrampur, Koriya, Jashpur, Surajpur, and Raigarh districts of Chhattisgarh state” supported by UNICEF.
Health support with Inga Health Foundation
Started work on menstrual Health and Hygiene supported by BALCO, VEDANTA.
Started Employee Volunteering Programme “Connect” supported by BALCO VEDANTA in the area of providing education to needy children at the school level. Unnati Programme for women empowerment through SHGs. Covid Relief with Jivo Daya Foundation. Setting up of Sarthak Sustainable Development Foundation to meet the request of expansion of our work into other states.