Atmanirbhar Bharat (self-reliant India) is the vision of the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi of making India a self-reliant nation. This mission is not restricted to the 5 key pillars Economy, Infrastructure, technology-driven system, Vibrant demography, demand but what also plays a major role here is the growth of an individual. The growth of the youth especially those who are underserved but nevertheless aspire to achieve their dreams is what will drive India to its true potential. The empowerment of youth will not only benefit them but the community at large by promoting the need to be self-reliant.
Today, NGOs are not just limited to environmental, social, advocacy and human rights work but they also work to promote social change on a broad scale. They play a critical part in developing society, improving communities, and promoting citizen participation and when it comes to making India Atmanirbhar Various NGOs are providing helping hands to the self-reliant mission as they empower underprivileged section of the society in India, provide free education programs to children, support government schools enabling students to acquire leadership, communication, collaboration, and other vital life skills, create opportunities that enable their holistic development. Youth is the future of the country and thus NGOs are working to mould them into tomorrow’s leaders.
Here are few NGOs working towards making India’s youth self-reliant:
- Miracle Foundation India is an international non-profit that supports vulnerable children to have a better quality of life while bringing about sustainable change that reduces the need for CCI’s. Foundation is helping vulnerable children stand on their feet with access to health, nutrition and education. Miracle Foundation India aims to empower orphaned and vulnerable children to reach their full potential and has supported many children in their skill development thus boosting their confidence, where they become a voice of millions of other children who are living through the very same experience.
- Bhumi Foundation – The organization provides youngsters a platform to serve the society and bridges the gap between the educated and the uneducated. They drives social change by fostering an environment where young adults & children learn, lead and thrive they help build a more influential, equal and socially conscious society.
- Udaan India Foundation – This organization works with children from low-income communities in the field of education. Their primary aim is to ensure that every child of school-going age is gaining a strong and holistic educational foundation to become a responsible, compassionate and confident citizen of tomorrow. Through their work, they strive to Enhanced academic performance, Decrease in drop-out rate Increased enrolment in higher education, Enhanced employability skills, Meaningful employment, Self-sufficiency, Responsible citizen.
- Bharti Foundation- based in Gurgaon. The Foundation has been proactively engaged in formulating and executing education programs at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. All its actions are driven by a necessity and resolve, not only to offer free education to the underprivileged children, but also to create opportunities that enable their holistic development.