About Us


Regd. No. S/IL/11749 Under Society Registration Act XXVI of 1961,Govt. Of W.B.

History Of CHARSHA

The Organization Chandnichakhat Association for Rural, Social & Health Advancement (in brief CHARSHA) is a self-explanatory name as a Rural and Urban Development Organization which was established by the founder Md.Sahanewaj Biswas accompanied by a group of educated, energetic and social minded youths in the year 1997 (26.01.1997). these youths has confessed lots of incidences where in every cases the poor, illiterate, ignorant peoples agony which give us pains as an human being. Peoples alienation from education, mortality of women and children for the lack of knowledge of Mother and Child health care, ignorancy which leads them superstitions, etc. made us
more responsible. In this situations, we got inspirations from several leading NGOs of West Bengal and we so assembled to from this Organization and gradually registered it on 18.09.02.

Since them, we are keeping us involved with various philanthropic activities, raising resources from various individuals, business organizations, etc. The activities were mainly charity based. Onwards, we felt need of focusing our prioratised role through setting up the followings:


Promote 3 tier education (Elementary, Middle Level and Higher) with the strategy through Adult and Non-Formal education for all age category with a focus for STs, SCs, OBCs and Minorities till its equivalency stages who are deprived since long years.

Ensure basic health care services to restrain common ailments and protect from epidemic death and promote mental health care to build a healthy generation in both Rural and Urban India.

Ensure minimum livelihood for all poorest of the poor population to maintain minimum standard of living and environmentally healthy shelter.


In the long run the organization aspires a society where the people will have livelihood secured and must live with peace, dignity, equal justice, mutual trust, love and affection, mutual respect, sisterhood and brotherhood and with gender equity.

Executive Note from the Secretary’s Desk

Chandnichakhat Association for Rural Social & Health Advancement (in brief CHARSHA) a Rural and Urban Development Organization was established on 26 th January 1997 by a group of educated, energetic and social minded youth. They felt the agony of the people in several instances where common people cheated and deprived from rights and entitlements. The youth realized their accountability to do something for the people and so assembled into registered organization on 18 th September 2002. The organization was involved with various philanthropic activities, raising resources from various individuals, business organizations etc.

The organization has tried to extend support services to the people in need. Moreover CHARSHA tried utmost to be good service provider and to be with the people to overcome their odds, difficulties and their problems that are affecting their daily life situation. The organization has implemented various development activities on education, health, skill development and social awareness in Murshidabad, Birbhum, Bankura, Purulia, Jhargram and
South 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal. Our main thrust is on awareness generation and capacity building of the stakeholders.


We are planning to work with West Bengal Skill training project and capacitate youth and women on need based different trades for making them self- reliant. Recently the organization has responded to the situation arisen due to COVID-19 lock
down. The migrant labourers returned in huge numbers, some of them could not return and died due to unavoidable circumstance. The organization provided them with dry ration kit for approximately 3500 migrant labourers in Jangipur sub-division of Murshidabad. We are looking forward for more emergency response for the people in difficult times.


(Md. Sahanewaj Biswas)