Organization Profile

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Full Legal Name Yogdan
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Registered address 381/28A Khirki Meer Agha Mata Deen Road Saadatganj, Lucknow U.P. 226003

Head of the Organization / Contact person

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Name & Designation Salman Haider Rizvi Secretary
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Mobile No. +9140682894, 8174804912
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E-mail Address yogdan_2001@rediffmail.com,
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Year of Establishment 1996 Registered under Societies Registration Act 1860.
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Society Registration status Reg. No. 10/1996
Dated: 04-04-1996
Renewl 165/2016 dated 27-04-2016
Valid up to: 04-04-2021
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Registering authority Office of Dy. Register, Societies, Firms and Chits, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh.
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NGO Partnership System(Unique ID) UP/2009/0002783.
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PAN AAATY0583E
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Regd. Income Tax 12A
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FCRA Regd. No. 136550224

Bank Details

Society Account

Type of Account SB Account
Bank Account Number 01661000012671
Bank Name & Address M.G. Road Habibullah state Hazratganj, Lucknow
IFSC Code PSIB0000166
MICR Code 226023002
Signatories President Firoz Naqvi
Secretary Slaman Haider Rizvi


Background of the organization

Yogdan was established in the year 1996 as a society incorporated under the Indian Societies Registration Act 1860. The organization was established and is being managed by dedicated team social activists and volunteers with the aim of meeting the socio-economic developmental needs of the deprived and poorer sections of the society particularly in rural areas and semi urban areas. Ever since its inception it has been involved in carrying out various developmental programmes. The areas of developmental activities include programmes for women and child welfare, training and employment oriented programmes for women and youths with emphasis on minorities and backward castes, health care, cottage and handicraft development, programmes for sustainable agriculture, survey, studies and campaigns for holistic development of rural areas and non-formal education to school dropouts and non-school going children so that they are able to join the mainstream of development.

All the aforesaid programmes, so of which are still ongoing, have benefited thousands of people of all ages in the rural areas of the state of Uttar Pradesh. These activities have enabled the organization to earn an unblemished reputation and it enjoys high credibility and recognition at all levels – not only with the beneficiaries in programme areas but also with donor agencies and government authorities.

Main Objective

The main objective of the organization is to work for the overall development of the poor, downtrodden and disadvantaged sections of people without any discrimination of castes, creed and religion so that the targeted beneficiaries join together, generate a fellow feeling, work together and devote themselves positively for mutual development and the overall development of the society.The main objective of the organization is to work for the overall development of the poor, downtrodden and disadvantaged sections of people without any discrimination of castes, creed and religion so that the targeted beneficiaries join together, generate a fellow feeling, work together and devote themselves positively for mutual development and the overall development of the society.For this purpose it has many other specific objectives which include:

  •  Behavioral Transformation;
  • Building community ownership for promotion of education;⦁ Women and child welfare; ⦁ Literacy and education promotion;
  • Sustainable agriculture development;
  • Khadi, village industry and handicraft development;
  • Working for the welfare of artisans, labours and other unorganized workers;⦁ Conduct Research and Evaluation studies;⦁ Health care, nutrition and family welfare;⦁ Safe drinking water, Hygiene and Sanitation promotion;⦁ Promotion of culture and heritage;
  • Providing advocacy support for rights and entitlement of poor and socially ignored sections and Minority groups;
  • Environment conservation and rural infrastructure development.;

Vision and Mission Of the Organization

vision-

The organization has set its vision to empower the resource poor community in managing development and welfare activities/schemes and local resources to meet their need in a participatory manner and collaborative spirit.

Mission-

Regarding the Missionof the organization has resolved to work for sustainable holistic development by empowering rural community with focus to women/ artisans community by providing quality education, health, family welfare, vocational training and creating awareness Conservation of environment and inculcation of values and culture” thereby achieving the overall objectives of contributing to the all-round development of the deprived section of the society.

Geographical areas covered by the organization

As far as the geographical spread of the organization’s activities is concerned, the organization is actively working in 07 districts (Unnao, Lucknow, Balrampur, Barabanki, Badyun, Hardoi, Sitapur etc) of the State of Uttar Pradesh. It has taken up various developmental programmes for providing skill development training, handicraft development/ capacity-building activities, health care and education promotion, sustainable agriculture, women and child welfare, Leadership development of minority and other ignored women, environment conservation, water, quality sanitation and hygiene and many other social welfare initiatives. It is a matter of credit for the organization that its activities through various programmes have reached Lakhs of people particularly of the weaker sections of the rural and semi urban areas and made commendable changes in their living conditions. This has been made possible by the community-led development programmes and networking of NGOs working in the related areas by the organization.

Core Competency of the Foundation

⦁ Education promotion

⦁ Education promotion

⦁ Socio-Economic Surveys and Research work

⦁ Monitoring and Evaluation Studies

⦁ Training & Capacity Building

⦁ Planning & Management Support

⦁ Systems Methodology Development

⦁ Social Reforms

⦁ Programme Implementation

⦁ Baseline survey & research & study

Networking of  the organization

The organization considers that a voluntary organization cannot work in isolation with similar activities conducted by its fellow or peer organizations nor it can neglect the activities of similar nature performed by isolated organizations at the lower level. A synergy of activities are felt advantageous in the long run if regular rapport is maintained with all similar organizations working in the interest of the common goal either at the national or local level and the organization practices the same. In addition the organization maintains close liaison with and seeks support from local authorities and government departments so as to ensure that the cooperation of all are ensured to achieve results of all programmes taken up by the organization.

As already stated, various co-organizations and well-wishers are an inspiring spirit behind the organization’s working and special care is taken to ensure that the federal style of functioning is adopted by the organization to ensure that implementation of programmes ensures cent percent achievement although slight deviations are made wherever it is felt necessary depending on the local conditions. It also maintains good rapport and coordination with the community and leaders so as to ensure that all bottlenecks are sorted out and the programme beneficiaries achieve optimal advantages on all fronts.