• Organization TypeIndependent/None, Advocacy NGO
  • HeadquartersIndia

New Alipore Praajak Development Society (PRAAJAK)

The word Praajak means charioteer, the one who guides and mentors.  Praajak's journey began  in 1997 with a commitment to securing a better present and future for children and youth living in historically disadvantaged communities, in confined custodial milieus and those who find themselves surviving on their own. Praajak works ollectively with children and youth, the communities they live in, government and non- government actors to create a caring and protective environment for them. Drawing from the rights based approach; supporting vulnerable children and youth in utilising their potential and agency. Praajak focuses on child protection issues such as unsafe migration, child trafficking, child sexual abuse, early/child and forced marriages and child work and labour. 
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Company Offices

  • India (headquarters)
  • Kolkata
  • New Alipore Praajak Development Society, 468 A, Block - K, New Alipore, Kolkata-700053, West Bengal