About Us

National Development Foundation , NDF is an independent organization working with communities in need in Jammu & Kashmir, India. NDF works to improve the lives of children, youth and women through realization of their rights. NDF has ten working divisions which are also the main focus areas of its intervention. These includes (1) Child protection division, (2) Development Division, (3) Disaster Risk Reduction and Emergency Response Division, (4) Education Division, (5) Environment Conservation Division, (6) Health Division, (7) Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Division, (8) Research and Evaluation Division, (9) Women Empowerment & Skill Development Division and (10) Youth Empowerment & Skill Development Division. National Development Foundation J&K Jammu, formerly known as Modern Cultural Club (MCC), was setup on 7th September 1992 at Rajouri in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

Your Support can make a Difference

Simran Roy of Dharam a far flung Village in Gool block Ramban district of J&K, India, came to the limelight on July 17, 2016 which became a “Red Letter Day” in her life. Simran Roy D/O Sh. Chain Singh, a teacher in Govt. High School Dharam participated in District Level debate competition organized by National Development Foundation in Govt.

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Schools all over the state of Jammu and Kashmir, (India), have suffered a common problem of non availability of toilets especially for the girl students which have remained the major cause of drop out of the female students from the schools after the 8th standard. Although, the scheme of constructing of toilets in the school premises has been ..

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Muzaffar Hussain, a member of student forum, studying in government Higher Secondary School, Thatharka in Class XI, became a messiah of for four innocent lives after having been oriented under different student’s schemes of NDF. Muzaffar’s first case was a student Shahjaz Ahmad (named changed) a student from the same village studying in Class XI....

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Schools all over the state of Jammu and Kashmir, (India), have suffered a common problem of non availability of toilets especially for the girl students which have remained the major cause of drop out of the female students from the schools after the 8th standard. Although, the scheme of constructing of toilets in the school premises has been launched ...

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Zahida Parveen D/O Mohd. Sharief and Rehmat Jaan lives with her three younger sisters and a brother at border village of Jandrola in Distt. Poonch of state Jammu and Kashmir, (India). The day of 16th of July 2011 was evil omened for her as this day snatched all her dreams of a healthy future life. Zahida trembles and tears rushed out of her innocent eyes....

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How you can help

NDF support most marginalized and vulnerable communities by way of providing educational, protection and health support. We also focus on their access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene; upgrade their skills, link them to social protection and development schemes and coordinates emergency relief, rehabilitation efforts and provide humanitarian assistance to communities in times of emergencies. Your help can really change a life

Our Work

Realization of child’s rights, linking them to child protection Acts and schemes including Integrated Child Protection ...

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Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions improve health outcomes, advance education, reduce poverty and malnutrition,...

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In Jammu and Kashmir, the target of achieving universal quality education is oriented towards strengthening the ...

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Earthquakes, floods, storms and civil strife have affected millions of people, inflicted injury, disease, homelessness...

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The Indian Constitution imposes environmental mandates on Indian states apart from other laws for prevention, control ...

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Poverty eradication is one of the major objectives of planned development. The Government recognises that high growth ...

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A large number of women in the state still suffer discrimination, neglect, social as well as individual and aggression,...

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Unemployment, lack of proper counseling, absence of opportunities to grow and other pressures make the youth...

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Jammu & Kashmir has seen slow progress in the improvement of health indicators related to mortality, morbidity, and various ...

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Upcoming Events

  • Advocacy Workshopon act and ICPS on 17th July at Rajori
  • Advocacy Workshopon act and ICPS on 17th July at Rajori
  • Advocacy Workshopon act and ICPS on 17th July at Rajori
  • Advocacy Workshopon act and ICPS on 17th July at Rajori
  • Advocacy Workshopon act and ICPS on 17th July at Rajori

Our Impact

Child Protection

65000 children awared on child rights
30000 children engaged through 136 children groups
3047 children provided psychosocial and recreational support through Child Friendly spaces in 36 villages
2580 Child Protection Committee members & 44 Block Child Protection Committee members trained on strengthening child protection mechanisms
Facilitated District Child Protection Committees in three districts
1403 Govt officials/ NGOs/ AWWs/ Student forums sensitized on child protection
101 Govt. Officials trained on J&K Juvenile Justice Act 2013
30000 community members sensitized on child rights
37 Caretakers of children homes trained on child friendly practices/ child protection
566 children of Govt. children homes trained on life skills

Wash

49559 people awared on WASH
3732 children benefitted through improvement of water and sanitation facilities in schools
12348 children sensitized on WASH through competetions/ rallies
6169 members of Village Water Sanitation Committees trained on WASH, water testing and managing water supply schemes
3660 PRI members trained on WASH, water testing and managing water supply schemes
1836 Gross root workers of PHE Deptt. trained on WASH, water testing and managing water supply schemes

Education:


810 children groups members engaged in identification and enrollment of dropout / never enrolled and identifying education related issues
7878 Children in target schools benefitted through quality education
566 children from orphanages benefitted through Educational material support
873 children from vulnerable families benefitted through Educational material support
219 out of school / never enrolled children counseled / enrolled in schools
606 teachers trained/ benefitted through training programmes
723 VEC members trained on their roles, responsibilities and working

Health


4277 people sensitized on female feticide
1800 children benefitted through health and nutrition days
139 injured children provided cash assistance for their medical treatment
327 children/ adults referred to specialist services / psychosocial support

Development


2000 people benefitted through construction of lane drains/ ponds
2663 people benefitted through livelihood support
1087 people sensitized/ linked with social protection schemes

DRR & Emergency response


4189 people from border areas provided landmines risk awareness
1520 children from flood affected families benefitted through child friendly spaces and Educational support
1900 children in target schools benefitted through construction of handwashing stations/ restoration of toilets
2356 families provided relief kits after devastating floods in Sept. 2014.
10 flood affected families provided tents/ shelters
180 flood affected children benefitted through winter camps

Women Empowerment


3390 girls/ women aware on gender based violence and girls rights
168 adolescent girls benefitted through VTC centres

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Press Releases

  • Convergence must for success of NRDWP… DDC Kathua Kathua, Dec. 16: Jitendra Kumar, IAS District Development Commissioner Kathua while speaking in an advocacy ... Read more
  • NRDWP Advocacy workshop held at Samba Samba, Dec. 20: National Development Foundation, Jammu with support from Communication and Capacity... Read more
  • NDF holds awareness camp on Drug Addiction Rajouri, July 6: National Development Foundation, NDF organized an awareness camp on Drug addiction under ...Read more
  • Two days workshop on Child labour concludes Jammu 8 March: Two days workshop on child labour with special focus on Child & Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and regulation) Act...Read more
  • DC reviews Child Protection mechanism in Poonch Poonch 1 June: A joint meeting of Childline City Advisory Board and District Child Protection Committee was held ...Read more
  • DCPC reviewed district Need Assessment on Child Poonch 1 June: A joint meeting of Childline City Advisory Board and District Child Protection Committee was held...Read more
  • Meeting of DCPC held in Rajouri Rajouri May 29: A meeting of District Child Protection Committee Rajouri was held on 29th May 2014 at Conference Hall DC Office Rajouri...Read more
  • Jitendra, Latifi to strengthen Child Protection mechanism NDF Provides cash assistance to injured Children Rajouri, July 28: Twenty conflict affected children injured in border Read more
  • Various Awareness campaigns/ sports competitions organized in Gool. Gool, Ramban 30 Dec: In an endeavour to spread awareness initiatives, National Development ...Read more
  • NDF provides Livelihood support to conflict affected and flood affected familiesRajouri, 20 Sept:National Development Foundation organized a sensitization...Read more
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