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A Man A Mission- SAMPARC ( Social Action for Manpower Creation)

In his lifetime of work over 33 years, he estimates, over 14,000 children have been impacted by his work and he hopes to increase that even

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In his lifetime of work over 33 years, he estimates, over 14,000 children have been impacted by his work and he hopes to increase that even more over the next 5-10 years. He started his social work career at age of 26, in West Bengal in Eastern India when he handled flood relief operations and took up reconstruction projects for 75 villages to help over 100,000 villagers. After a few years, he became the Chairman of the Child Welfare Committee(CWC, which is a Judicial Bench) in Pune where he worked for the care and protection of children of the district. This exposed him to the problems faced by children from the vulnerable communities and during his tenure and leadership, he dealt with more than 6000 juvenile cases, victimised minor girls who had been trafficked and coordinated operations with 22 child care institutes of the district on behalf of various Government Agencies.

Today there are 600 children of sex workers, orphans and needy and also children of convicts, all of them are living under one shelter  known as Balgram of SAMPARC organization. They do not have the social stigma of whatever background they came from. They grow freely like other common children. They grow as free children of a rural village and get its all cultural and social values. At the same time the villagers offer them the necessary cultural exposure. As a result the children of SAMPARC orphanage (Balgram) are found strong, contended with village and self culture.

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