Thursday, 27 February 2014


Parivartan – The Change is an initiative of Purvanchal Gramin SevaSamiti (PGSS) in collaboration with CBM Saro, Bnagalore . The programme began on 1st January, 2012 and works for the development of the Person with Disabilities (PwDs) . PGSS also have selected a partner called NIRPHAD to work along with PGSS in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh, to regularize issues of the Person with Disabilities (PwDs).

The area profile of the programme is given below;


 District in which the programme works
 Blocks in which the programme works
 No. of Gram Panchayats in which the programme works
 No. of Villages in which the programme works
 No.of House Holds with which the programme works



 Gorakhpur

1.Sardharnagar
2.Brahmpur 

40 

60 

1326 



Objectives/ Goals of Programme

 OVERALL OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT

To contribute to the alleviation of the poverty and improvement of   quality of life of Persons with Disabilities through mainstream initiatives, poverty reduction & community development measures

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT

Enabling persons with disabilities and their family members to   access and enjoy their rights and entitlements in Mathura and Gorakhpur districts of Uttar Pradesh, India

The Main Activites of the proramme

Ø  Increased awareness on rights and entitlements of PwDs among the public and sensitization among the        various govt. departments on issues and challenges of PwDs
Ø  Dissemination of knowledge on PwD Act, NTA and UNCRPD
Ø  Social auditing on disability policies
Ø  Inclusion of PwDs in village level organisations such as SMC, VDC & VHNSC
Ø  Vocational training  and career fest
Ø  Regular medical check up, corrective surgery for improved mobility and cataract surgery
Ø  Regular physiotherapy and speech therapy
Ø  Distribution of assistive devices and equipments
Ø  Teacher training on inclusive education for govt. primary and secondary school
Ø  Facilitating access to livelihoodØ  Formation of CBOs such as inclusive Self Help Group, Mahila Mandal and Disabled Persons Organisation
Ø  SHG’s linkage with Bank
Ø  PwD members participate in Gram Sabha
Ø  Active participation of PwDs on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities



No.of Govt. Schemes, promoting through the programme
  1. MNREGA
  2. JSSK
  3. NIRMAL BHARAT ABHIYAN
  4. DISABILITY PENSION  


Tricycle distribution 

to the Person with Disabilities


  1. Wall writing in the field area



Community Meeting