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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Internship Opportunity at Anugraha India 2012

Anugraha India is a national NGO ( Not for Profit) , working for marginalized communities since year 2000. Its activities range from health care programmes in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh to research studies in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Assam. Anugraha has covered a wide spectrum of issues in the community development and age care. 

Anugraha India invites application from Domestic & International Interns , who wish to work in India.

We require assistance in following areas:
1. Survey & field work
2. Outreach & mobilisation of senior citizens
3. Report writing, documentation, designing IEC material on ageing
4.Overall pubilicty and resource mobilisation campaign
5. Other areas may be considered , if the interns write to us.

  • The interns should be min graduates, not necessarily in social work but MUST have genuine interest and commitment to work hard & make a difference during their stay with Anugraha.
  • They will have to make own arrangements for stay, however we will try to offer any assistance if they apply to us atleast one month prior they intend to join.
  • At present we have projects in Delhi, Faridabad (Haryana), Ambala(Haryana) & Dehradun.
  • We shall reimburse expenses incurred on TA or any official work assigned by us, as per our guidelines.
  • No stipend will be offered.
  • A certificate of appreciation & a token memento will be given at the end of their internship.

Those interested may contact: Ms. Arti Panchal at and phone at 011-22234969/65651539.

Please note we shall study the application / CV and expression of interest and might have a telecon before finalising.

Know more about Anugraha:
Anugraha is a national NGO, working for marginalized communities since year 2000. Its activities range from health care programmes in Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh to research studies in Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Assam, Anugraha has covered a wide spectrum of issues in the community development and age care.
Provided medical screening, MMU, medicines to over 15000 patients, 6000 cataract surgeries through Multi speciality Medical camps.  Participation and presentation made in about two -dozen National and International forums. Signed MOU with Senior Citizens Council, Republic of Mauritius. Anugraha implemented extensive initiatives on Slum health care & Environment improvement programme, Bal Shiksha, Bal Arogya, Corporate Social Responsibility programs, AIDS Control & Awareness along with a Project on Development & Empowerment of Adolescents. It collaborated with Ministry of women & child development for Skill development, awareness generation and training of 1000 BPL backward class women in U.P.

As a collaborative partner with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GOI, it has organised several National seminars, training programs & Consultations.  In 2008, Anugraha in collaboration with Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, GoI.  organized a National Consultative Meet on “Safeguarding  Rights of the Elderly in India” in context of the “Maintenance and Welfare of parents & senior citizen Act 2007”, at Delhi for NGOs, Judicial & police officers, State Govt. officials, State Human Rights Commissions of different states.  Trainings on “Management of Dementia” were organized in Uttarakhand & Delhi for NGOs, medical colleges, academic insts., psychologists and care givers. Community Training in Computers for Senior Citizens organized in Delhi, Dehradun, Rajasthan, Punajb & Ahmedapad. Sensitization programmes on Promoting Micro Credit among Elderly in Uttarakhand. As a part of its “active ageing” campaign, it has been celebrating International Day for Older Persons in collaboration with NISD since 2004; organizing walkathons, award ceremonies, Workshop on Madrid Plan and Mega Cultural Events with Padma awardees in Delhi.

As member of State Council for older persons, Govt. of Delhi NCT, Anugraha formulated the “State Policy on older persons”. In its Day Care & Recreation Center, supported by Govt. of Delhi NCT Delhi, Anugraha is running e-learning and computer center, library, counselling, spiritual, social support & health programs for senior citizens. Anugraha is a zonal chairperson of Indian society for Universities of Third age (U3A) and has forged effective partnerships with Dept. of social welfare, Govt. of Delhi, Delhi Police, Academic institutions and sponsored by corporate bodies- SRS Society for seniors, Haryana & ONGC, NTPC, OIL, SCOPE etc.  An internationally renowned agency on age care it has worked with International Collaborators like UNFPA, UN information center, UNESCAP, FAO, Southern Cross Care, Australia & International Federation on Ageing, Canada. 

Anugraha is headed by a qualified social gerontologist, doctorate in ageing & technical expert. It has trained staff in social work, educationists and counselors who manages their Elderly day care center and other activities. Many retired persons are engaged with Anugraha as counselors, care givers, trainers and social workers.


Anugraha India , DR.AABHA CHAUDHARY - Founder Secretary

Head office :   B-33, Arya Nagar Apts.,91, I. P. Extension, Patparganj, Delhi – 110092,
Ph. 011-22726632

Field Office : Dehradun, Uttaranchal, Rae Bareli, U.P., Bharuch, Gujarat.

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