Behind the Scenes
On the 23rd October 2007 under the Chairmanship of Mr. Rihon Daimari Hon'ble Minister of State P.H.E, Assam at Ringu Damssa community hall, Udalguri Nalbari a general meeting was held to form a Civil Society Organisation, ASTHA an NGO for Social Welfare Udalguri is Non Govt. Organization based in Udalguri, ASTHA was founded by the group of community elders in 2007, with the aim and vision to work with the poorest and voiceless ethnic communities living in the far flung un-reached villages of BTC, Assam Region of India. The crusade of under development in Udalguri District and to protect Children, girls and women from various types of atrocities like domestic violence, human trafficking, child prostitution, child labor, child marriage and other forms of exploitation by creating protective environments and also for working overall development on Key Issues of Agriculture, Drinking Water, Education & Literacy, Health & Family Welfare, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Rural Development & Poverty Alleviation, Vocational Training to bring holistic development in the community level. Since the inceptions of ASTHA putting great effort to eradicate the social problems and bring changes in community level but due to the lack of experience and unavailability of qualified person it could not bring much more changes in the backward community. Now, again the young dedicated MSW qualified group came forward to carry out the aim and vision of ASTHA toward the holistic development of the Society.
The ASTHA NGO has been taking the initiative of providing low cost Ambulance service facility for the most difficulty community and it has been one of the most successful initiative. The main purpose of providing immediate helping hand to the rural poor sick peoples is push them a little up in reaching to the Hospitals and Nursing Homes in emergency cases. The facility covered whole of the Udalguri district villages and any persons in the need of emergency vehicle, community people can contact directly with the project coordinator of the organization at phone-7086330237. Ambulance service is one of the most essential facility provided to the most vulnerable society of the Udalguri District. ASTHA aims at reaching to the more places by enhancing the AMBULANCE Service facilities at most difficulty rural community that are having lack of communication and transportation problems.
SUPPLY OF DIETARY ITEMS TO PATIENTS OF UDALGURI CIVIL HOSPITAL
ASTHA has been running a successful program of supplying dietary item for patients of Udalguri Civil Hospital. It was started from 2nd January 2014 and the program is still running. Under this program hygienic and nutritious food is being distributed among the patients of Udalguri civil hospital. It is essential that every sick individual required hygienic and nutritious food to recover from the sickness and it one of the most helpful program for the poverty those who are admitting patients at civil hospital are enjoying hygienic and nutritious food in due time.
TREE PLANTATION FOR THE SAFETY OF THE ENVIRONMENT
ASTHA NGO, stared the tree plantation program for the safety of the Environment on 2nd May, 2012 and the main aims of this initiative was to spread social awareness about the importance of tree plantation by arranging meeting, tree plantation program and conducting rally in every year of 2nd May from the year of 2012.
DISTRICT YOUTH LEARNING CENTRE
On 4th March 2018 with the presence of Hon’s PHE Minister Rihon Daimari, Hon’s Tridip Daimari and Charan Basumatari, BTC MCLA and District Program Manager under the scheme Assam Skill Development Mission the District Youth Learning Center is inaugurated (DYLC) at ASTHA NGO, Udalguri and it was started on the hypothesis that it is possible to bring a rural or semi-rural youth to the same level of proficiency as the urban student by providing focused and high-quality training. This change in students can happen in as short a period as three months or up to six months or up to a year, with the right mix of technology, training, industry input and experienced faculty.
LIVELIHOOD AND SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
ASTHA beliefs Economic empowerment of women by entrepreneurial activities led to the empowerment of women in many things such as socio-economic opportunity, property rights, political representation, social equality, personal right, family development, community development and at last the nation development. Therefore ASTHA also initiated the home base weaving activity at Udalguri District on 2010 with lots of effort and struggled by providing some seed amount of money start specially women. The main of the NGO is to give opportunity to the unemployed men and women to engage in the home base weaving facility so that they may be able to earn some amount of money to earn their livelihood and to provide basic facility of their own children to enrolled in the school. In the home base weaving initiative many of the unemployed has been engage and the centre is running smoothly without any interruption.
CONTACT ASTHA NGO
Harpur, Udalguri, Assam 784509, India
+91 - 70028 33761