Social Welfare Services in Hassan
Karnataka is considered as India’s one of the fastest growing states, with strong industrial development and a vibrant economy. On the south-western part of Karnataka is the Hassan district, although small has a rich history and has also grown over years from an agricultural district to a leading Special Economic Zone (SEZ) area. With this industrial upliftment, the state government has helped the district in many ways for a societal growth.
With the industrial movement, many jobs opportunities have arrived for the residents of the district. Prominent players like Hindustan Infrastructure Projects & Engineering Pvt. Ltd., Unitex Apparels Pvt. Ltd., Airtel etc. have implemented good CSR policies, which have led to formation of good schools, colleges, medical facilities and well maintained roads in Hassan.
As Hassan district has grown over years, many non-government organizations (NGO) have been formed to look after the deprived common man and help in the overall rising of the society of Hassan district.
Charitable Institutions Working for a Better Future
Hassan has many NGOs working day in and day, devoting themselves in the betterment of the district’s overall health, education services, community development and many hindrances generally faced by the poor and the needy. These organizations are generally run by volunteers from the society and are funded by Government or big private players.
Few of the renowned charitable institutions are
Hasanamba Institute for Higher EducationWorking for the past 6 years, this organization is handling different government projects in making the general public computer friendly. They are giving free computer training to women, children and different school students. They design different vocational trainings on cottage industries, for village women across different taluks of Hassan. The institute is a government registered and is under the “Registrar of Societies.”
Currently they give computer training to 500 students every year along with stipend of Rs 500/- per month. The institute is conducting regular vocational classes on beautician training, embroidery, fashion designing, incense stick making, soft toys making and canned food processing for 2000 women of different taluks of Hassan.
Address- 1st floor, J.V.Ram Complex,
Opp. Gokul Hotel, K.R.Puram Hassan- 573 201
Phone- 08172-269999, 08172-265963.
ABHIVRUDDI Society for Social DevelopmentEstablished in 1992, under the Karnataka State Societies Registration Act, this NGO is looking after village level institutional reform, improving socio-economic condition of the poor, women empowerment and micro credit management.
Few of the ongoing projects of this organization are:
- Mobile Health Clinic providing free medicine and medical check-ups.
- Reproductive and Child Health looking after infant mortality reduction and health of reproductive aged women.
- House Construction providing interest free loan to poor villagers for construction and repair of brick and mortar houses.
- Integrated Watershed Development Program helping in agricultural development.
- Micro Finance programme helping with the banking services in all the 70 Hassan villages.
- Safe Drinking Water Supply Project to reduce health hazards among village people.
Address- 4th Cross, Makalakshmi Nagar, Gubbi – 572216, Tumkur Dist.
Phone- +91 8131 222292, 941972408; 9448370387
Peoples Education SocietyThis society is government registered since 1985, and is looking after child and adult education, old age home, health of the rural people, micro financing and development of the tribal affairs.
Some of their achievements and current activities include,
- Running a high school, junior college and vocational training programs for boys and girls.
- HIV eradication drives across all Hassan taluks.
- Immunizations in slums.
- Awareness generation campaigns for rural women.
- Looking after an old age home.
Address- Belur Town. Gendehally Road, BELUR-573115
Phone- 08177-222028, 08177-222463
Few other NGOs also looking after society’s health are namely
- Srusti Foundation Address- Ravindra Nagar, Hassan - 573 201
- Priyadarshini Organisation Address- Eadgha Mohalla, Kumbar Street, Hassan 573201
- Prachodana (Center for Social Service) Address- No. 872, 2nd Stage, 4th Main, Vijayanagara Ext, Belur Road, Hassan-573201
- Samruddhi "Hoysala" Trust Address- Ganapathi Temple Street, Viveka Nagara, Hassan – 573202
List of NGOs, Old Age Home and Orphanage of HassanHasanamba Institute For Higher Education
Address- 1st floor, J.V.Ram Complex, Opp. Gokul Hotel, K.R.Puram Hassan- 573 201
Secretary Peoples Education Society
Address- Belur Town, Gendehally Road, Belur-573115
Address- Ravindra Nagar, Hassan - 573 201
Address- Eadgha Mohalla, Kumbar Street, Hassan 573201
Sri Vidyaranya Vidya Samasthe
Address- Banavara-Huliyar Road Kanakatte-573144, Arsikere Taluk, Hassan
Prachodana (Center for Social Service)
Address- No. 872, 2nd Stage, 4th Main,
Vijayanagara Ext, Belur Road, Hassan-573201
Address- 3rd Floor, Above Subregistrar Office,
B.M Road, Sakaleshpur-573134, Hassan
Harsita Alur Yojana
Address- Dadadhalli Road, 2nd Cross,
Lakshmi Kutera, Alur town -573213, Hassan
Ashwini Priyadarshini Rural Development Social Educational And Health Organisation
Address- Shri Ramakrishna Nursing Home Building,
Behind PWD quarters, Hassan
Vidya Bal Bhavan
Address- Opp. Railway Station Banavara, Arsikere Taluk, Hassan District
Dharmashri Yuvathi Mandali
Address- Mehaboob Nagar, Hunasinakere Road, Hassan 573201
Samruddhi "Hoysala" Trust
Address- Ganapathi Temple Street, Viveka Nagara, Hassan – 573202
Sharief Charities Old Age Home
Address- Hosaline Road, Hassan-573201
Kamadhenu Cooperative Society/ KAmadhenu Sahakari Vidyashram
Address- Aveenahalli, Bipas Road, Hassan 573201
Thavaru Charitable Trust
Address- Aralikatte Road Northern Extension, Hassan – 573 201