Kalyanpuri is one of the Village in East Delhi Tehsil in Delhi State. Kalyanpuri is located 6.6 km distance from its Tehsil Main Town East Delhi. Near By Villages of kalyanpuri are Kalyanvas(4 km), Ghazipur (2 km), Patparganj (2.3 km), Nirman Vihar (3.3 km), Shakarpur (3.7 km).
There are about 5000 families living in the target area. General living conditions in the area are as dismal as they are in the worst slums in Delhi. The area is characterized by sub-standard housing, squalor, lack of security and development. People are mal-nourished with health, hygiene and educational indicators falling below average. As individuals and community they lack bargaining power to access their rights and benefits. Prevalence of common sicknesses, disability, social evils like alcoholism, drug abuse etc. is a common feature of such living condition. Lack of literacy, lack of skills and unemployment aggravate their condition.
Chetanalaya initiated a project for this village to erase the social problems of this community. Projects of Chetanalaya running in the area are Pre-schools, Remedial education for children, skill development for youth and initiated many income generation activities for women. Through our initiatives community empowered for bringing development in their villages.
HIGHLIGHTS AS ON 31ST MARCH 2013
- 47 children in Pre-school
- 38 children availing Remedial Education
- 55 women attending cutting & tailoring courses
- 44 Youth attending Typing & Computer courses
- 75 women trained in beauty culture