Protecting disadvantaged children and elderly by providing face shield masks

However, in the light of recent events where we all see how the number of cases is increasing every day, the need for protecting oneself against this virus has become the need of the hour. According to the WHO guidelines using a facial mask is one of the best ways to protect yourself against the coronavirus. It protects your entire face along with the eyes, nose and mouth which are the main entry points for the virus to enter your system. Continue reading

Support to Migrant Labour to reach Home

Early in the lockdown, we heard news of stranded people across the nation. The purpose of this effort then is to ensure that these stranded people get home to their villages safely, traceable and in good health. The purpose of this effort then is to ensure that these stranded people get home to their villages safely, traceable and in good health. Continue reading

Study on Impact of COVID19 and Lockdown on Labour and its Migration in India

ural India is incapable of absorbing the estimated 23 million interstate and intrastate migrant labour who returned home from urban areas due to the Covid-19 lockdown. According to the latest survey of the Centre For Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE), the overall rate of unemployment has risen from 8.4 percent to 23.8 percent as noted in the last week of March. As a matter of fact, the number of unemployed people has risen from 32 million to 38 million with corresponding figures for urban and rural areas as 30 and 21 percent. Continue reading

Upsurge in Domestic Violence during Lockdown: Survey and Study

Stress, isolation and loss of income can exacerbate the risk of violence at home. We are capturing instances of domestic abuse and violence specially against married females during the period of Lock down in cosmopolitan cities of India. We intend to help such victims to protect themselves and others with our research and findings. The survey is totally confidential and your answers will be treated in the strictest confidence. Continue reading

Slipper Distribution for needy in Bareilly

The evening of May 22, 2016 filled happiness and triumph in the lives of the underprivileged ones. A ‘happy feet’ (slipper and flip flop distribution) campaign  was organised by the volunteers of Bhartiya Yuva Netritva Forum with Indian Center for Development and Rights, to distribute the sleepers/flip-flop to needy.

The event was leaded by a team of 15 volunteers who took an initiative to protect the feet of the ones in need and organised themselves into three teams to distribute a pair of hundred slippers covering  the three main areas of the city namely Hanuman Mandir, Junction and Anand Ashram.

 With the spirit of unity, the teams did a fabulous job and were successful in providing a pair of protection to the feet of the deprived ones. The organisation also got whole hearted support from the media as well. The team got a victory at spreading a message of empathy and care among the society. All over, the efforts of the team were worth appraising.

We would like to thank all the our associates, media, vounteers , donors and contributors from the core of our heart, as it was just because of the collective efforts of all of us that this programme was able to provide a hand of help to the ones who were in need of it. We hope to help the society in all the ways we can in the future as well.

Tushar, Abhisekh, Mehak, Ayush, Prabhakar, Payal, Bhaggu, Shikar, Ashish, Navendra, Yogesh with others, were … Continue reading

Sponsoring a Child’s Education


Sponsor a Child’s Education is a program run by iCFDR with its supported school, Satyawati School, in rural Budaun District, UP. In India, where it is said that 9 out of 10 students don’t complete college, we are creating a platform to enable them to attain an education. Through this initiative we are inviting supporters who are willing to contribute towards the education of poor and underprivileged children in rural India being taught at our school. This program will allow you to share the financial responsibility and minimal necessities that a child requires but are not fortunate to have like their urban counterparts.

At iCFDR we believe that education can transform a child’s life which in turn can help transform the entire society. Your donation would help us in supporting a child’s education by donating a small amount per year which will go towards the child’s yearly tuition fee, books, clothing, other basic educational necessities that they could use towards their educational needs.

To maintain full disclosure and transparency about your donations we would like to mention that we will reserve 9% of your donation for other social work activities and iCFDR operations, and the rest of your funds which is 91% would go directly to child’s educational requirements of that child.

At this time we have two options of donating amounts available for you towards this program:

  • We require a minimum of Rs. 5500 per year in order to sponsor a child’s full educational requirements for that given year. Continue reading
  • Social Work Leadership Certificates

    Youth Leadership Award – an award, for volunteers associated with iCFDR, BYNF or our network organizations who are continuously striving for a better society. Once candidates volunteered role at iCFDR is confirmed and are part of the Social Work Leadership Program, we firmly believe in rewarding these volunteers and members alike for their dedicated services to the organization. The BYNF Youth Leadership Program is a social and personality development program of iCFDR for youths. The workshop program involves of organizing a minimum of four social work events on annual basis. That is four hours for one event, each quarter, to enable participating associates to develop communication and leadership skills through practical experience and earn certification. The program is open to all associate who is a volunteer or representative of BYNF. This program is designed to help associates to identify, reflect and improve their competencies (skills and behaviours) through personal counseling while helping the society around. It is an ideal program for self motivated, dynamic, socially conscious and non- political youths, as it is structured to help improve personally and professionally and contribute back to society. The Youth Forum enables enhancing multiple skills such as resource, time, team management and at the same time making you a better human being. All the associates stand a chance to earn yearly leadership awards: Bronze, Silver and Gold. Once the membership as associate is confirmed with BYNF, and responsibilities and activities are taken up seriously, each associate is eligible … Continue reading

    iMalert: iCFDR’s Campaign to a local positive information portal

    Initially, iCFDR had planed to launch health awareness campaign “iMalert” for general public, mostly rural public through health-related messages. This campaign in initial phase from 25th October, would target 5,000 mostly rural people directly, that is almost 5000 families indirectly and then in second phase we want to target 10,000 individuals. iMalert will make all efforts to maximise reach so that we can use technology especially cell phones to spread health awareness, as health awareness is one of the best ways to fight disease. We would have message covering various issues like hypertension, diabetes, importance of balance diet and a healthy and disease free lifestyle. We make the aware about infectious, communicable diseases and chronic conditions like HIV, AIDS, diabetes etc. We would focus on personal hygiene, cleanliness, prenatal care, birthing information, Sexual and Reproductive health, Maternal Health and female and child issues. We would also promote government schemes and plans regarding health.

    However, iMalert has now taking following shape and getting gradually registered on its own:

    iMalert is an information portal for Uttar Pradesh. The iMalert information portal would have positive and constructive information, primarily available via website, social media and application on your phone. It brings together useful information from diverse sources in a uniform way and allows people to access to improve their life. It has been developed in order to promote awareness and enhance access of useful data and knowledge by common man. It covers indigenous constructive news from local communities, government and other stakeholders of the … Continue reading

    iCFDR launches Bharatiya Yuva Netritva Forum

    iCFDR has initiated to launch a campaign to connect youth of the nation – students, professionals and self-employed. The new forum, Bharatiya Yuva Netritva Forum – BYNF (Indian Youth Leadership Forum), aims to connect youth of India for their personal and professional growth and also contribute to society’s welfare and nation building. iCFDR would act as guiding organisation to establish the forum and its activities.
    BYNF, as per vision of iCFDR Chief-Mentor, Ravindra Vikram Singh, would help in developing youth leadership, inspiring young individuals including students to gain skills and knowledge for career and nation building, leading life with civic cooperation for development, entrepreneurship and welfare of society. BYNF would ensure individuals to take part in social activities which help them to network, learn from each other and build friendships that will last a lifetime, at the same time contribute to society.
    BYNF’s goal is to develop youth of the nation by giving them Academic, Career and Entrepreneurship Counselling, focusing on balance of work, leisure and contributing back to society and organising various social programs and social campaigns with iCFDR and time to time with other social organisation.

    Its’ organisational structure would include, College Chapters, Professional Cells, location based Councils, and Mentors. Each team (Councils and Chapters) would have Conveners, Correspondent, Facilitator, Coordinators and Secretary apart from other members and volunteers. Each may also have Gender Equality Officer, preferably female member. Academic institutes Chapters may also have provision for Education Officers, for student with excellent academic … Continue reading