• Social Justice Development in West Bengal

    Social Justice Development in West Bengal

    The Akshayngar Pallishri Sangha was formed in 1989 under the leadership of Dr. Basudeb Giri, a medical doctor. Dr. Giri’s father was also a medical doctor and social worker.

  • Healthcare Programs

    Healthcare Programs

    As a follow-up action, a community based healthcare programs was initiated in Kakdwip, Sagar, Nankhana of South 24 Parganas and Bally of Howrah district.

  • Educational Programs

    Educational Programs

    APS believes that without improvement of a quality based child education program any national developmental planning or policy could not be possible to implement in the grass root level

  • Water and Sanitation

    Water and Sanitation

    Water and Sanitation is the largest Program under APS INDA. APS began its Water & Sanitation program started 25 years ago with the support of Water Aid (London), Water 1st International (USA), CFLI (Canada High Commission) & TSC (India).

Akshaynagar Pallisri Sangha

Founded in 1989

The Akshaynagar Pallisri Sangha was formed in 1989 under the leadership of Dr. Basudeb Giri, a famous Homeopathy doctor. His father was also a social worker. When he died, he requested that his son devote his career to helping the poor. Dr. Giri honored his father’s wish and with a group of social activists founded the APS-INDIA to help the poor people of West Bengal

Social Development

APS was established with the ideology to ensure social development and justice in the backwater areas of West Bengal State, for all round development of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, OBC and Downtrodden People, especially who live below the poverty line. The different thrust areas are social reforms, social welfare, social education and Social Development.

APS INDIA Believes

APS believes that man is the driving force for development activities. They believe in a society free from the clutches of poverty, illiteracy and grief.

Major Activities

We are working in 3 districts in West Bengal: South 24 Parganas, Howrah, and North 24 Parganas. Our major activities are water and sanitation, the promotion of SHGs through thrift savings, micro-credit support, economic empowerment of women through SGSY program, vocational training, preschool and primary education of children, and primary health care.

95% of population in areas where we are working is below the government-definted poverty level of 1200 Rupees (about $30) per month per family.


Registered office

Village & Post Akshaynagar, P.S. Kakdwip, Dist: South 24 Parganas, Pin code: 743347, West Bengal.

Howrah Office

Village – Sahebbagan, PO. Samabaya Pally, PS. Bally, Block – Bally Dogachha, District – Howrah, Pin code – 711205, West Bengal