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Society in Durgapur

Man is a social animal. They cannot live in total isolation and needs a well organized society to live a happy and content life. All of us need our family, friends and relatives around us, to interact and live with the help of one another. In order to make the society a better place to live in, there are several organizations working for its development and betterment. These organizations can be either government or non government, and they work for the welfare of the society.

There are several social organisations in Durgapur

Most common areas that need the help of such organizations in order to grow and develop are education, health and hygiene, rural development, women empowerment, welfare of the aged and the elderly, etc. Like all other parts of the country, the industrial city of Durgapur too has many such organizations that are situated in and around the city. These organizations work whole heartedly for the welfare of the people of the steel city, so that even the deprived lot and the unprivileged section of the society can come at par with the rest and lead a healthy, happy and normal life.

Durgapur has a number of organisations working for social welfare

Eminent NGOs in Durgapur

In the industrial city of Durgapur there are several voluntary organizations that work for social welfare. Given below is a detailed list of some such organizations and the immense contribution that they make for the society.


S-31, Shramik Mangal Samabay-Abasan
Sector- 2A,
Durgapur- 12
Contact number: 0343-2436465 / 09434237926 / 310791

This is a social organization where mainly retired and elderly people work towards social welfare. They work for eye donation, blood and body donation as well. This organization also helps the financially unstable but intelligent and promising students to carry on with their studies. They see to it that the education of such children does not discontinue for lack of funds. They also conduct donation camps to contribute woolen clothes to the poor and the needy or to the people from areas affected with natural calamities.

Durgapur Blind Relief Society

This organization takes part in seminars and rallies, and through hoardings and captions on television, they try to create awareness on the importance of eye care, in order to prevent blindness. For this reason they also conduct eye check-up for free, for the poor people in the rural areas and in the slums. If you wish to see the world through your eyes, even after your death, you can donate your eyes in the following address:

S.D.O. Office,
City Centre,
Contact number - 0343-2545141/ 2548026

You can also contact:
Free Eye Clinic on Chitrabhanu Cinema Road.
Contact Number - 0343-2557647/ 3944/ 7351

Hope Spastics & Disabled
H.F.C. School Building, Bidhannagar
Contact Number - 0343-2537236(0) /2537228(R)

DSP Steel Township Unit:

This unit was founded in the year 1996 and it is located near Asish Market.

It has a total of 122 students, out of which 35 Students have cerebral pulsy,12 students are deaf & dumb and rest are mentally retarded.

The organisations work by organising workshops at various places

This organization works for the deaf, dumb and cerebral palsy students, as well as the mentally retarded children. Other than imparting education, they also provide vocational training in making bags and candles.

Some of the other social organizations that work selflessly for the betterment of the society by helping the ones in need, are ‘Bharat Sevashram Sanhga’, Consumers Redressal Forum, ‘Relief’, ‘Sahas’, Senior Citizen Welfare Committee, Durgapur Society for Education and Training of Unemployed etc. Some of these organizations work towards imparting physical fitness through yoga and physiotherapy, while others work towards eradication of social evils like illiteracy, unemployment, etc.

All the social organisations aim at making the people aware of social evils

All these social organizations try to make the people of the steel city of Durgapur aware of the evils and drawbacks that prevail in the society and try to bring about a change by contributing towards the development and betterment of the society. All aspects of life are taken care of through the several organizations that you will find in almost all parts of the city.

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