NPOs, NGOs & Social Communities

A nongovernment organization is an association which

  • is based on the common interests of its members, individuals, or institutions
  • has no governmental status or function, and
  • is not created by a government, nor is its agenda set or implemented by a government.

Here are some functions of nongovernment organizations:
  • Most larger nongovernment agencies are involved in aid and relief.
  • Other nongovernment organizations have a major role in developing human resources among minorities by
    • delivering services at the local level
    • helping community organization
    • promoting education, and
    • working for intangible benefits such as cultural self-esteem.

  • Many are especially strong in addressing issues at the community level such as

    • adult education
    • income generation
    • organization of savings and credit societies
    • primary health care, or
    • small-scale agricultural production.

  • They may work cooperatively with governments.

Kinds on NGO's

Nongovernment organizations exist at all levels of society. Some may contribute importantly to local-language literacy.

Here are some kinds of nongovernment organizations:-

Level of Society

Kinds of organizations


  • Churches
  • Cultural associations
  • Farmers' clubs
  • Language committees
  • Savings groups
  • Women's groups


  • Adult education associations
  • Churches
  • Housing associations
  • Linguistic organizations
  • Professional groupings
  • Rural development organizations
  • Translation organizations


  • Development and aid organizations (CAFOD, OXFAM, Red Cross, Save the Children, and World Vision)
  • Federations of associations
  • Linguistic organizations
  • Translation organizations

Name Address
46, Institutional Area, D-Block, Janakpuri, New Delhi - 110058.
Aurobindo Chaudhuri Memorial
Great Indian Dream Foundation
IIPM Campus, Chattarpur Bhattimines Road Satbari, Chandanhaula New Delhi - 110074.
Nascent Educational & Development Society
B-5/1 (IIIrd Floor), Sector - 4 Rohini New Delhi - 110085.
Blk-N, Panchsheel Park New Delhi - 110017.
Tel:+(91)-(11)-26490539, 26490547, 26490789
Deshkal Society
329, SFS DDA Flats, Dr. Mukherjee Nagar New Delhi - 110009.
Ritinjali K-99, 1st Street, Mahipalpur, New Delhi - 110037.
CRY - Child Rights and You
DDA Slum Wing, (Barat Ghar), Bapu Park, Kotla Mubarakpur New Delhi - 110003.
Tel:+(91)-(11)-2469 3137 / 4790 / 315
Fax:+(91)-(11)-2463 2302
Centre for Science, Development
and Media Studies
G-4 Sector 39, Noida - 201301.
Tel:+(91)-(120) 2502180 to 87
Fax:+(91)-(120) 2500060
SOS Children's Villages of India
A-7 Nizamuddin West, New Delhi - 110013.
Tel:+(91)-(11)-2435 9450, 2435 9734
Fax:+(91)-(11)-2435 7298
Thalassemics India
A-9, Nizamuddin West New Delhi - 110013.
Tel:+(91)-(11)-24353871, 51827334
Fax:+(91)-(11)-24353871, 51827334
Child Survival India
Village Khera Khurd, New Delhi - 110082.
Tel:+(91)-(11)-27844740 ; 27844182