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The Organization

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Vikalp is a not for profit, secular voluntary organization. Organization has adopted policy which entails “It will serve to any class of society without discrimination of caste, creed and religion.

Management & Administration:

VIKALP works on right based approach for health and nutrition, education, women empowerment and micro finance. It has a dedicated board who meets on periodic basis to take strategic planning and decisions, review and guide for future roadmap.The microfinance unit serves as independent unit in its operation and once it reach to the maturity stage it will serve its operation from net owned fund, it will be enrolled under appropriate act that governs all the activities of a financial corporation. Similarly, Vikalp Jansanchar Manch is a separate unit handled by team of creative who undertakes assignments of various social causes from private and public agencies to promote IEC and mass awareness events which attract public interest. Vikalp has dynamic HR and Financial policies in place for hassle free operation.

Mission & Vision

Vision Statement of VIKALP

“Empowering societies where people realize equitable development.”


Mission Statement of VIKALP

“To work with individuals and communities by creating lasting options for holistic development.”

 

Broad Objectives:

    • • To build capacity of the underprivileged section- facilitating relationships, networks, resources and capabilities to enhance opportunities of poor people and bridging the social gap.

    • • To promote entrepreneurship and the growth of micro-enterprises- for marginalized women and men.- To facilitate in sustainable livelihoods through access to required resources.

    • • To work for ecological development -Integration of environmental awareness, natural resource management and focusing attention on environmental problems and its mitigation. 

    • • Mainstreaming- gender, caste, social inclusion into all its work.

    • • To encourage community participation for the promotion of health education, preservation and improvement of health of the people.

    • • To raise funds for income generation activity-by accepting contributions from corporates, co-operative units, likeminded individual and organizations.

    • • To prioritize and work for policy intervention through advocacy and campaign.

    • • To work for people living in poverty, especially women and girls to realize their rights to accessible and affordable health, education and social protection.
 

Management & Administration:

 
Vikalp is a not for profit, secular voluntary organisation. It is registered under Madhya Pradesh Society Registration Act 1973. rganisation has adopted policy which entails that “It will serve to any class of society without discrimination of caste, creed and religion. It has HR policy which respect human dignity and provide preference to Person with Disability – PWD or PLHIV for any employment within organisation. Organisation works on right based approach for health and nutrition, education, women empowerment and micro finance. It has a dedicated board who meets on periodic basis to take strategic decisions, review and guide for future roadmap.

The microfinance unit serves as independent unit in its operation and once it reach to the maturity stage it will serve its operation from net owned fund, it will be enrolled under appropriate act that govern all the activities of a financial corporation. Similarly, Vikalp Jansanchar Manch is a separate unit handled by team of creative who undertakes assignments of various social causes from private and public agencies to promote IEC and mass awareness events which attract public interest.
 

Financial Policy:

 
Vikalp maintain all its accounts through nationalized bank, most of major transaction are made through cheque, separate accounting is maintained for all the projects as per the donor requirements and follow the specific financial and procurements procedures as applicable. Organisation has financial consultant and a chartered account for internal audit who maintain annual financial report, it has authorized bank signatory and mechanism of approvals of funds. The fund disbursement is adopted as per the standard operating procedures. Project staffs are paid as per the provision made under the project into their account.

In addition to this we have created staff welfare fund, it has been maintained by the staff which caters the specific needs as and when required in terms of soft loan.
 

Programs

Awareness Program in Communicable diseases: In this program Vikalp has covered rural population and mainly focused on youths. VSS also identified some areas of the rural population; people living in the area are much venerable for HIV/AIDS, STI, TB and Malaria. Vikalp organized different types of awareness activities with people /community involvement in the field. Enhance awareness program using community resources. The main awareness tools were community Group Meeting, Film Shows, Street Play and distribution of IEC materials to target population.
 
Mother and child health: Vikalp also organized different types of awareness activities in the field of maternal and child health. Through this awareness program maximum population covered. The main awareness toll was - Community Group Meeting, Sensitizations Workshops, Signature Campaign, Rally, etc.
 
Sanitation Campaign: The Sanitation Campaign ensured sanitation facilities in 20 villages of Mandsaur District with broader goal to eradicate the practice of open defecation. Vikalp provides support to government TSC programme at village level. 8798 Household covered under this campaign, street play and exhibitions are organizing on importance of health and hygiene and government schemes.
 

Other activities involve:

  • • Awareness program on Iodine Deficiency Disorder
  • • IEC activities for awareness on various issues of drug addictions and Tobacco
  • • Research project on various health issues
  • • Awareness program on PCPNDT Act in two districts
  • • A project on Child Line Services 1098 Child Line Project in District Mandsour.
  • • Paryavaran Mitra Project for schools.
  • • Project Enforcement of TOBACCO law.
 

Apart from all these activities Vikalp has recently stepped into the area of Microfinance. Vikalp has started with Microfinance project for women groups from the economically weaker sections of the society.

The project aims at creating opportunities for earning and living a better life so that Vikalp can function as a sustainable and profitable Microfinance Institute.