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NIDAN is working with low income communities in Delhi

Since April 2017, NIDAN is working with low income communities in Delhi, where potential self workers were identified and were given business development training according to their work and promote formal business and a sense of entrepreneurship among them to take their business to another level, which will help them increase their business profits through bank transaction , book keeping and latest techniques of social media marketing . NIDAN celebrated

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Apna Ghar – A Home away from Home for the Destitute Kids

ApnaGhar, located in Punai Chak locality of Patna, abounds with such stories of abandoned, missing and destitute children living happily after being rescued from difficult circumstances from  different places country wide. Started in November, 2006, this place is home to over 100 children with financial aid from the state government. On an average, the government spends Rs 1,700 on each child every month.  Earlier, the children were kept in the

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Bhopal Vendors Got Licenses

In Bhopal previously ID Cards were given to the Street Vendors based on the Survey of 2012, where around 5500 vendors were registered in Bhopal. But this ID card was just photo ID nothing more than that. For this NIDAN staff Coordinated with MP Urban Development Authority and District Urban Development Authority and did the Advocacy for issuing License to Street Vendors as per the Act. Based on this, DUDA ordered BMC Planning Cell to initiate the

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Nidan and NUIW organized a National Workshop of Informal Workers Laws, Policies and Organising for Work and Social Protection

Nidan and NUIW organized a workshop on Workers Laws, Policies and Organising for Work and Social Protection at Constitution Club Delhi. An awareness-cum-multi stake holder dialogue programme for workers of unorganized sectors was jointly conducted by NIDAN and National Union of Informal workers (NUIW) here on Friday 18, September 2015. Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon'ble Minister of Labour & Employment, said Government of India is working on strategies

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Thousands of Street Vendors Protested at Residence of Delhi Chief Minister in Delhi

New Delhi, 2 September2015:   Thousands of street vendorsfrom different markets of Delhi protested outside  the Residence of Delhi Chief Minister in Delhi to press for their demands for implementation of Street Vendors Act in Delhi. The vendors, under the leadership of National Association of Street Vendors of India, sat in front of CM residence and demanded that the state government should notify the scheme and must provide zones to carry out

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Nidan deepens its work with Informal sector in Dehradun Janpad

Nidan is working for Informal sector in Dehradun janpad. Nidan organizes awareness campaigns on periodic  intervals in these areas. Nidan has established a Union Committee at Sapera Basti, Raipur Road. With the help of this committee, the villagers raise their voice for their rights. Presently, these villagers are involved  in clean India campaign. Under this campaign every villager cleans their surroundings on every Sunday.

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Making Patna a Better City: Livelihoods of Urban Poor

 A workshop was conducted on 9th August 2015 by Institute of Human Development On Making Patna a Better City: Improving Urban Planning, Livelihoods, Inclusiveness and Public Safety. IHD director Alakh N Sharma, Nalanda Open University VC RBP Singh, PMC chief engineer KC Biswas, Social activist Ms.Sudha Varghese, Senior ProgrammeManager of NidanRakeshTripathi, former Bihar DGP DN Gautam, former ADG Rajyavardhan Sharma and member-secretary, ADRI,

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Nidan’s representation in ICC of Bihar State Legal Services Authority

Taking note of the fact that the present civil and penal laws in India do not adequately provide for specific protection of women from sexual harassment in work places and that enactment of such legislation will take considerable time, It is necessary and expedient for employers in work places as well as other responsible persons or institutions to observe certain guidelines to ensure the prevention of sexual harassment of women. In order to prevent

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NUIW March to Parliament

NUIW joined other informal workers organization to demand work and social protection. A big rally was organized demanding: 1. Minimum living wage (atleast Rs. 500 daily), Pay commission for unorganized labors and reform in law. 2. Provident fund for and pension for unorganized workers particularly migrant workers. 3. Elimination of bonded labor. 4. Implementation of Street Vending Act. 5. Regular work for unorganized workers.

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An evening meeting of Informal workers

An evening meeting of Informal Workers in Shahdara, Delhi under aegis of National Union of Informal Workers (NUIW) we have launched.

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Empowering Women in Delhi

For empowering women Nidan “GRC-SK” organized a community mass awareness session on “Women violence and its punishment “in various catchment area of the GRC-SK. These sessions led to disseminate the information on minor and major crime against the women. During the interaction and discussion on the topics, reaction of the women was very supporting and they expressed their emotion towards the existing violence against women. Nidan “GRC-SK”

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NIDAN Organized Awareness Camp with Municipal Corporation Chandigarh

Chandigarh city announced several schemes for informal workers &identity cards were also issued to them in order to give access to these schemes. However, when meetings were conducted in different markets of Chandigarh with the informal workers it was felt that most of the informal workers still not aware about the schemes under the national urban livelihood mission(NULM), due to which informal workers not able to avail the benefits schemes of

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Nidan Begins to Organize Elderly in Bhopal

Nidan has begun organizing the elderly in Bhopal to protect their rights and make them self dependent. Nidan Bhopal is in process of formation of ESHG’s and till date 6 of them has been formed and in the area of Rajeev Nagar and Nayabasera slums with the women members of 55 and above. 4 more ESHG’s are in process of formation and once all these SHG’s are formed, Federation will be made with all the SHG’s and IGA will be started. Elderly Women

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Convention of Informal Sector Workers

Convention of Informal Sector Workers "Working Peoples’ Charter"  was organized on August 6-7, 2015 at Vishwa Yuva Kendra, Delhi by Working Peoples Charter. It was inaugurated by Shri. Bipin Malick, Director General Labour Welfare – Government of India, Swami Agnivesh- Social Activist and Prof. Shantha Sinha- Ex-Chairperson NCPCR. Different topics have been discussed such as Labour Law reform and Minimum wage, Bonded Labour and Migrant worker,

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Government Direction to supply Wheatamix at ICDS centers in Bihar

Efforts bring result. Nidan was successful in convincing the Govt that fortified blended food are more important and nutritious than the rice and Dal for the beneficiaries of ICDS specially the growing children and women. To improve the health and nutrition level of Child and Women is the main objective of ICDS.In this process Nidan is helping the village Organizations supported by Jeevika (BRLPS) in Bihar to prepare (Fortified Blended Food) Wheatmixin

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Launch of Swasthya Slate in Sahakund, Bihar

A program was hosted and organized by Nidan to launch Swasthya Slate in Sahakund, Bhagalpur. It was inaugurated by the District Magistrate Mr Vijendra Kr Yadav. Also present on the occasion were BDO Mr Vijay Kumar, ACMO, CDPO, officials of the Health department and representatives from NJKF, PHFI.

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Celebrating World Breast Feeding Week

World Breast Feeding Week from 1st to 7th August was organized by Nidan in different areas of Kalaypur, Smastipur in which mass level women participated and at the end we organized awareness camp in which MOIC (Medical Officer in charge), CDPO and DPO participated. After our awareness programme DS of Sadar Hospital Smastipur was so much impressed about our IEC material that he requested Nidan Staff to put this IEC material in Hospital.

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RUN FOR A CAUSE

Nidan is participating in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon 2015 and Joy of Giving Week. Greetings from Nidan! 2nd Oct. - 8th Oct. 2015 --> Joy of Giving Week 3rd Oct. 2015 ---> Daan Utsav (FOOD 4 CHANGE) 29th Nov. 2015 ---> Airtel Delhi Half Marathon   For participation contact us at 9953177791 or Email us at shubhendra@nidan.in, mayank@nidan.in We would love to be associated with you in these great events ( "AIRTEL DELHI HALF MARATHON" and

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Informal Workers should be the focal point of Government Policies

National Union of Informal Workers (NUIW) organised a labourers' conference on 'Centrestaging the issues and challenges of unorganised workers' at Ravindra Bhavan, in Patna on 3rd July 2015, in which around 1200 labourers from different cities of Bihar took part. It was decided in the meeting that the union will apprise all the political parties of Bihar of labourers' demands and ask them to include solutions related to their problems in their respective

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Leading from the front Against Domestic Violence

Meena Devi, wife of Suresh Paswan and a resident of ward no 45, Bahiru, Ara, Bihar, is today an epitome of women empowerment. She is a very active lady and takes part in every activity of the community and has become a successful leader. But only few months back this was not the case. She was a victim of domestic violence. Her husband Suresh Paswan always used to misbehave with her using abusive language. He used to beat her on every little provocation

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