Sri Sri Rural Development Program

Sri Sri Rural Development Program

Established in 2001 Sri Sri Rural Development Program Trust under the aegis of The Art of Living Foundation operates with the single-minded focus of empowering Rural India. We aim at bringing together the best global practices, corporate thinking and accountability, the highest standards of corporate governance and transparency to create a model of sustainable development, which is benchmark in the industry and can be replicated at scale.

Established in 2001 Sri Sri Rural Development Program Trust under the aegis of The Art of Living Foundation operates with the single-minded focus of empowering Rural India. We aim at bringing together the best global practices, corporate thinking and accountability, the highest standards of corporate governance and transparency to create a model of sustainable development, which is benchmark in the industry and can be replicated at scale.

Sri Sri Rural Development Program - Art of Living

We believe in a holistic 360-degree development model with a focus on five verticals:

  • Sri Sri Kaushal Vikas Kendra - Vocational Training
  • Youth Leadership Training- Life Skills Training
  • Light A Home - Rural Electrification & Energy Access
  • Boond - Providing safe drinking water
  • Shakti: Women Empowerment
  • CORE - Promoting Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Srijan-Prisoners/Militants Rehabilitation Program
  • Shuddhi-Sanitation & Hygiene Program

VISION AND MISION

Rural Empowerment through best practices, modern technology & human values. To create a permanent, irreversible change in the lives of 1 million people in rural India in the next 5 years.

 

Sri Sri Rural Development Program Trust is now empanelled with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) a nodal Ministry of the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy for supplementing the energy requirements of the country. http://mnre.gov.in/

Sri Sri Rural Development Program - Art of Living
Sri Sri Rural Development Program - Art of Living

We believe in a holistic 360-degree development model with a focus on five verticals:

  • Sri Sri Kaushal Vikas Kendra - Vocational Training
  • Youth Leadership Training- Life Skills Training
  • Light A Home - Rural Electrification & Energy Access
  • Boond - Providing safe drinking water
  • Shakti: Women Empowerment
  • Community of Rural Enterprise (CORE) - Promoting Rural Entrepreneurship
  • Srijan-Prisoners/Militants Rehabilitation Program
  • Shuddhi-Sanitation & Hygiene Program
Sri Sri Rural Development Program - Art of Living

VISION AND MISION

Rural Empowerment through best practices, modern technology & human values. To create a permanent, irreversible change in the lives of 1 million people in rural India in the next 5 years.

 

Sri Sri Rural Development Program Trust is now empanelled with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) a nodal Ministry of the Government of India for all matters relating to new and renewable energy. The broad aim of the Ministry is to develop and deploy new and renewable energy for supplementing the energy requirements of the country. http://mnre.gov.in/

Impact of our efforts

  • Reached 36,557 villages with the 5H program - Health, Hygiene, Homes, Human Values, Harmony in Diversity.
  • Trained 16,546 rural youth in Youth Leadership Training Program.
  • Transformed the lives of over 200,000 prison inmates through Prison Programs globally.
  • Developed 50 model villages in India benefitting 100,000 people.
  • 5000+ rural women trained & 258 SHGs formed in tailoring, embroidery & food processing under Project Shakti.
  • Provided safe drinking water to more than 45000 individuals in Project Boond
  • Setting up 4 community water filters and making 78 bore-wells in Project Boond.

Impact of our efforts

  • Reached 36,557 villages with the 5H program - Health, Hygiene, Homes, Human Values, Harmony in Diversity.
  • Trained 16,546 rural youth in Youth Leadership Training Program.
  • Transformed the lives of over 200,000 prison inmates through Prison Programs globally.
  • Developed 50 model villages in India benefitting 100,000 people.
  • Over 5000 rural women trained and 258 SHGs formed in tailoring, embroidery & food processing under Project Shakti.
  • Provided safe drinking water to more than 45000 individuals in Project Boond by setting up 4 community water filters and making 78 bore-wells.