SOS, Bhubaneswar Sikhya-O-Sikhya, Bhubaneswar
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Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Institute of People's Education, Bhubaneswar is an autonomous organization, Sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education & Literacy, Govt. of India for conducting Skill Development & Up-gradation and Capacity Building Training Programme in the area of Non-formal and Adult Education.

The scheme of Shramik Vidyapith was in operation for last 46 years but, due to intensive coverage of almost the whole Country under the Literacy Programme and the advent of Continuing Education programme, it was necessary to make some changes in the scheme. Consequently, the name of Shramik Vidyapith has been changed to Jan Shikshan Sansthan and it was decided by the Govt. of India that it will cover not only the Labourers/Workers but, also the Neo-literate, Illiterate people belong to the Weaker Section of the society, Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribes, Women etc. It has also been decided that the Jan Shikshan Sansthan, will not operate only in the urban area but, also in the rural areas as a resource support agency in organizing vocational training programmes.

Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Bhubaneswar is concentrating on the Socio Economically Backward and Educational Disadvantaged groups of urban/rural population such as Men, Women, Youth, Unemployed, Self Employed, Illiterate, Neo-literate and Rudimentary Level of Literacy for last ten years. The priority was given to Adult Neo-literates, Semi-literate, SC, ST, Minorities, Oppressed Women/Girl, Migrant Slums and Pavement Dweller.

Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Bhubaneswar also undertakes the Life Enrichment Education (LEE). The vocational trainings will develop the technical skills of the beneficiaries but their individual productivity will not increase unless their personal abilities/skill such as positive attitude, self confidence, business mentality, communication skill etc. are developed. Hence Life Enrichment Education programmes are organized during the training to develop their personality. The topics are Health, Nutriction, Sanitation, Environment, AIDs, First Aid, Women Empowerment, Mother and Child Care, Banking & Savings, Insurance, Population and Development Education, Leadership, Motivation, Communication, Personality Development, Productivity & Consumer Education etc.

1. Name Jan Shikshan Sansthan, Bhubaneswar
2. District for which JSS sanctioned Khurda
3. Year of sanction 1999-2000
4. Category C
5. Name of the parent body/NGO Sikhya-O-Sikhya (SOS)
6. Name of the Chairman Shri Prasanna Kumar Pradhan

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