Educare India

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EduCARE India
Formation 1994
Type NGO
Purpose Community education and welfare
Website http://www.educare.in

EduCARE India stands for 'Education & Community Applied Research Establishment in India', a community welfare and development institutional organization set up in 1994, and based in Mohali, Chandigarh, with B.S. Bhullar, as its Chief Project Director.[1][2]

Over the years it has been working with educational institutions and various departments of the universities such as Panjab University, Chandigarh and Central University of Himachal Pradesh [3] to conduct seminars, conferences, educational and career fairs, exhibitions and an international internship and exchange program along with AIESEC[4][5][6][7]

Area of work[edit]

EduCARE India develops new concepts and strategies in the field of community education, sustainable development and welfare in India.

The focus areas of work includes marginalised community empowerment, women's education and empowerment, sustainable social microfinance, rural waste management, renewable energies, organic farming, forestation and wildlife conservation.

Organisation[edit]

EduCARE India, is an autonomous NGO and a not-for-profit Community Benefit Organisation registered under Indian Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, with its headquarters based in Chandigarh - Mohali. It also has an associate overseas office in Germany. The current projects are active in the states of imachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. EduCARE India has also announced to set up its South India operations in Bangalore in late 2014.

Project GlobalPEACE[edit]

Its Project GlobalPEACE (Global Perspectives through Education & Cultural Exchange) engages volunteers from foreign countries for international internship in India through its international internship programme in India to promote peace, global citizenship and global perspectives in Indian students and youth.[1][8][9]

International internship in India[edit]

'i.e.India' and 'Experience India' are two popular and successful international internship and volunteering programmes developed and run by EduCARE India since 2005.[10][11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Workshops on worldview in schools The Tribune, August 28, 2005.
  2. ^ Art works displayed on International Peace Day The Tribune, September 22, 2006.
  3. ^ http://www.tribuneindia.com/2013/20131030/himachal.htm#14
  4. ^ Centre for Adult, Continuing Education & Extension, Panjab University, Chandigarh and EduCARE India... Panjab University, Chandigarh website.
  5. ^ Developing global perspectives among students The Tribune, July 19, 2007.
  6. ^ International Internship in India
  7. ^ "Gender Equality – Equal Wings" organized by Center for Adult, Continuing Education & Extension". Panjab University. 2006-01-25. Retrieved 2009-05-25. [dead link]
  8. ^ http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=246598
  9. ^ http://www.pu.ac.in/section.php?action=news&id=35&code=show
  10. ^ http://www.educare.in/international_internship_in_India_program.htm
  11. ^ http://www.experience-india.eu/

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