Bihar Sewa Sansthan (BSS)
Theme :Non-discriminatory access to livelihood rights through the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGS).
The BSS project aims to empower rural women from the socially excluded dalit communities and bring a positive change in their daily lives.
They will achieve this through improving livelihoods of the community through accessing their rights and entitlements under MGNREGA.
The project will be working in 75 villages in two blocks of Gaya district in Bihar. BSS is being supported for the four years of implementation.
An increase the non discriminatory access to work under MGNREGA, particularly for women.
Strengthening and empowering women groups and their federations with knowledge, so that they can raise the issues of exclusion and ensure advocacy with the service providers and Panchayat (local self governance) institutions on these issues
Regular interactions with the Panchayat members, administrative authorities, local political leaders and media persons to develop a shared understanding on the socio-economic challenges faced by marginalised communities especially the scheduled castes and women for collective action.
BSS was established in the year 1984 with an objective of bringing socio-economic changes among disadvantaged sections in rural communities. They aimed to do this through community mobilisation work especially among the scheduled castes communities of Musahar and Rajvanshi.
BSS works in 15 districts of Bihar: Nawada, Nalanda, Gaya, Jehanabad, Aurangabad, Rohtas, Buxar, Banka, Bhagalpur, Jamuee, Lakhisarai, Sheikhpura, Munger, Bhojpur, and Patna.
Women empowerment is one of the thrust areas of the organisation on which it has been working since inception. Other thematic areas of intervention include agriculture, natural resource management, community health and sanitation, reproductive and child health, education and eradication of child labour.
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Post office Gonawan
Pin Code - 805 110