About UsZonal Welfare Council
Zonal Welfare Council has been working tirelessly for the development of rural lum areas and various community developments activity for 31 years. It believes to work for people irrespective of caste, creed, religion, and sex. Team members of our organization have devoted their lives to bring peace and happiness to the lives of oppressed people. We strive to make the betterment of our society with all passion and dedication.
Zonal Welfare Council is a non-government organization, was formed by a group of socially motivated and educated youths of Bishnupur region in South 24 Pargana district of state West Bengal. In the year of 1990, on a motive to improve and develop the education system, health system, and women’s condition in the rural part of the state it was established.
Zonal Welfare Council has organized a free coaching center. Since 2015, our NGO has been running this self-sponsored project, named Project Ankur. This coaching center is in village Akhulshe, Bakhrahat, of district South 24 Pargana. The below poverty line students attend our classes.
We do have professional teachers, who provide education to the children. Students get a one time meal from our coaching center. Our NGO provides them with all necessary educational equipment. Day by day more students are coming to join our classes.
Zonal Welfare Council is empowering women. Our NGO trains scheduled castes women tailoring to provide them livelihood. We make sure that neglected women can earn on their own. From 20th August to 12th December we organized 5 free tailoring camps around 5 blocks. 3 from those 5 tailoring camps were conducted in South 24 Pargana, 2 in Howrah, 1 in Aurangabad. Besides, our NGO provides free karate coaching centers to the SC, ST, OBC and the minor girls. Since 2018 we have conducted a 3 days karate training camp every year. It starts from 25th October and lasts till 28th October. Our professionals provide them a basic knowledge of self defence. This is how we promote women empowerment.
Zonal Welfare Council is here to take care of the old people. We have been running a physiotherapy center for people aged above 60 for the last 5 years. The name of the center is Panchanan Chakraborty Smriti Vriddha Suraksha Kendra. It is situated in Bishnupur block number II village Jayrampur of district South 24 Pargana. Since 2016, every day at least 25 people have come to our center. We provide them one time tiffin for free. All the expenses of the center are taken by our NGO. We feel blessed to be able to help them elderly people.
Zonal Welfare Council based in 1000 villages among 5 states of the country, in a survey we have found that 60% people of rural areas don’t wear masks. So our NGO disturbed 100000 of surgical mask and 50,000 liter of hand sanitizer in a month to promote awareness of covid-19. After covid-19 pandemic we were not all prepared for the Amphan cyclone. But with the help of our volunteers we helped 80000 villagers in South 24 Pargana. Our members found many of them are homeless and suffering from poverty due to the strom. Our NGO arranged rations and shelter for people of Sagar, Gosaba, and PatharPratima
Zonal Welfare Council is registered with the Registrar of Societies under West Bengal Act XXVI of 1961 and the type of NGO is Registered Societies (Non-Government) and the Registration Number is S/65006 The city and state of registration are Kolkata and West Bengal. Our Unique Id of VO/NGO is WB/2013/0059045 the date of registration is 17/5/1990. Zonal Welfare Council’s 80G no. is DIT(E)/3215/8E/34/99-00 and 12AA no. is DIT(E)/S-69/8E/34/99-2000 and F.C.R.A. no. is 147110474
Zonal Welfare Council’s mission is to reach the poor and remote areas of the country and promote the development process on Education, Health, Nutrition, for the development of rural children, women, and needy people.
Zonal Welfare Council has developed as a community-based organization, which wishes to create a just and undivided society through the eradication of poverty, illiteracy, and poor health condition of rural peoples of West Bengal.
- To enhance the upliftment and awareness of the village’s people on health care, environment, education, and other social development agenda.
- To reconstruct Indian life and society on an education and cultural basis.
- To organize various cultural and physical activities for local children and the community.
- To establish various community welfare centers to run welfare-related activities for the rural peoples.
- To work actively on livelihood generation especially through SHG, Vocal Training, and Other Income Generation Activities.
- To improve the educational system in rural and extinct parts of the country.
- To improve the rural and poor children in education health and economy – The futures of India.