Past Projects

1988-09-De–addiction and Rehabilitation Project for Drug addicts


1983-96 - Holiday Schools for Child Workers

Started under the aegis of Ministry of Labour, Government of India to provide education to the child workers the right denied to them in the city of Kolkata through 16 Learning Centres on weekends

1988-2000 - Late Afternoon Schools for Pavement Children

These were targeted at those street children and working children who work part-time like vendors and rag pickers and are free to attend in the late afternoon

1985-1999 - Open Learning Schools for Out-of-School Children

Run with funding from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The fundamental principle underlying the Open Learning School is “ to take the school to where the children are”.

1990-1991 - Situational Analysis of Street Children in India

A comprehensive Situational Analysis was done in Kolkata. IPER supervised and monitored similar analyses in Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Kanpur

1992-1998 - Child Workers Project under IPEC-ILO


1993 Integrated Programme for Street Children

This program, under the Ministry of WCD Govt. of India, focused on street children. Major components were education, protection from abuse, health care and nutrition supplementation.

1995-96 - Bishnupur Shishu Panchayat—an experiment on child participation

The project is being run under the District Administration of South 24 parganas and Kolkata District. Working children are withdrawn from the labour market and put in learning centres.

1996 - Study on the Status of Street Children in Calcutta


2000-05 - ChildWatch a programme for children at risk –UNICEF

Focus was on children who were living in high-risk situations and needed immediate support to develop in a healthy manner with education, nutrition, healthcare, counselling, creative work to overcome trauma.

2000-01 - Training Workshop to deal with Traumatised Children for Teachers, Parents and Care-givers


2001-04 - Project on Protection Against Violence on children and Women


2002 - Education for the Urban Deprived Children of Kolkata–a KMC-UNICEF-IPER Project


2003 - Training Modules on Child Rights for the stakehgolder groups in Tea gardens


2003-12 – ‘Shikshalaya Prakalpa’ an educational programme for out-of-school children


2005-07 – Project on Value Education in Schools with development of materials and readers


2005-07 – ‘ Access to Education – A right for all children’

This project with Out-of-School Children supported by USAID was designed to ensure that all vulnerable children in the project area complete 4 years of primary education with a special focus on girls

2005-08 - ‘Progressive Empowerment Programme for Young Women in Difficulties’

The focus of the project supported by NIWANO Peace Foundation , Japan was on bringing about an improvement in the lives of marginalised women through capacity building, legal awareness and literacy and income generation and marketing skills.

2005-08 - Kolkata Environment Improvement Project (KEIP)

Emphasis was laid in this project of Kolkata Municipal Corporation on social mobilization and behavioural change of slum dwellers with the formation of Neighbourhood Groups and Self-Help Groups for protecting the infra-structure built by the Municipality along with Training.

2006-09 Psychological, Somatic and Social Intervention for the high-risk children

This project funded by NFICH an organisation from Netherlands, worked in collaboration with to check malnutrition, anaemia and different chronic diseases among children of the slum dwellers with planned interventions.

2009-11 – Kolkata Urban Slum Programme

The project aimed to conduct a pilot programme on development through education, awareness and empowerment of children and women in Maheshtala Municipality especially in the minority community.

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