Our Projects

All Projects

Current Projects

Two Schools

Computer School

Computer School for young adults started in March 2013. Average student strength about 200.

After School for Children

Started this school in January 2013 to tutor young children (class I through VII). Average student strength about 500.

Past Projects

Snake Map of India

Collected pictures and data of 33 most common snakes all over India to publish one of a kind 2' x 3' poster calendar.

Eye-opening Video on Snakes

CJSS Web site: www.jss-canning.org

People Behind JSS

The children of CJSS school perform drama, do puppet shows among many other extracurricular activites.


CJSS published many leaflets and books and maps on many topics like snakes, intestinal disorders, black fever, malaria and even ghosts.

Canning Juktibadi Sanskritik Sanstha

Canning Juktibadi Sanskritik Sanstha

Since 1987, CJSS has been educating people in local communities in the villages around South 24 Paraganas to think rationally and objectively about their environment - water, air, snakes etc. These villagers are mostly poorest of the poor without any education. They choose an exorcist (faith-healer) over a doctor when they are bitten by snakes. The goal is to provide the villagers with proper treatments and life saving drugs. CJSS is located in Canning, which is about 55 km from Kolkata, India.


SHIRC - Speech & Hearing and Research Centre


Since 1978, SHIRC has been dedicated for "total care" of speech and hearing impaired children from indigent families around Eastern India & Bangladesh. Today SHIRC operates from a full-fledged center in Kolkata and from 4 other rural centers. SHIRC is located in Kolkata, India.

The following is a comprehensive list of SHIRC's agenda.
Creating nationwide awareness of:
- early identification
- lowering the catchments age
- change the attitude towards disability


Project Well


Project Well has been instrumental in providing safe drinking water to the arsenic afflicted villages of West Bengal, India. Arsenic safe water is being provided by constructing inexpensive, easily adaptable, improved dug wells. Disinfectant is used to control the growth of bacteria. Most of the dug wells are being installed around Bashirhat, which is about 70  km from Kolkata, India.




Niharika, operating under a charitable trust CIDAW (Child In Distress And We), was established in 2001. CIDAW has been working for the education and rehabilitation of children of poor women living as prostitutes in the Red Light areas of Kolkata and suburbs. At present Niharika houses 30 boys and girls. It is set up in a serene pollution-free countryside on the outskirts of Ranaghat, which is about 85 km from Kolkata, India.


Below is Still under development

Just created this website only on April 22, 2012. Still working on it.

Vivekananda Institution

Howrah Vivekananda Institution, a well recognized name in the annals of education in Howrah, West Bengal, set out on its journey in 1923 and it is still moving towards the development of young men. The institution named after the famous Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda is continuing to hold up its heritage in the academic firmament. It is located in Santragachi.

WFH is helping this school to build an auditorium.


Children of Chengail

Educating about 20 children whose home is usually the platform of Chengail railway station. It is located in Chengail, Howrah, WB.

Science Quest Club

Since 1996, Science Quest Club has been organizing Science Workshops and Exhibitions in different schools all over West Bengal. In the Science Workshops experienced demonstrators help school students to feel the excitements of discovering the secrets of various natural phenomena. After the completion of the workshop, we help the schools to organize science exhibitions at their respective school premises to attract the students to nurture science. It is located in Jorasankho, Kolkata, WB.


Vivekananda Yuba Samity

VIVEKANANDA YUBA SAMITY (VYS) was founded in 1960. VYS has been dedicated to nurture a harmonious atmosphere among people and to stand beside poor/needy people in their local community of South Howrah District, WB. VYS is playing a pioneering role in various charitable and all-round developments. 


Barefoot College

Established in 1972, the Barefoot College is a non-government organization that has been providing basic services and solutions to problems in rural communities, with the objective of making them self-sufficient and sustainable. These ‘Barefoot solutions’ can be broadly categorized into solar energy, water, education, health care, rural handicrafts, people’s action, communication, women’s empowerment and wasteland development. Headquarter is located in Tilonia, Rajasthan, but spread over the world at more than 40 locations.


Utsamanush - A Magazine for the People

Utsamanush is a magazine, for the common people, published in Bengali. It was first published in 1980 by a group of highly motivated young people in Kolkata (Calcutta), India. The Source (Utsa) of all the materials in these magazines is people (Manush). If there is one magazine, that focuses on issues involving problems and concerns of the common man, it is Utsamanush. It promotes intolerance for superstitions, unscientific attitudes based on past fears and an ignorance of reality based on religious blindness. It also helps to educate people on inhumane acts by the governments. The goal of this magazine is to bring the truth behind superstitions, find the causes behind injustices done to people, and to look into every aspect of life scientifically and logically for a better living environment on this earth.


Stories from Indian Heritage

Association of Grandparents of Indian Immigrants (AGII), a registered nonprofit organization, is dedicated to the production of audiovisual materials for the families of Indian Immigrants. Carefully selected stories, depicting India's glorious past, are narrated in English with music and sound effects. This brings to life, using modern multimedia techniques, the still pictures of the famous Amar Chitra Katha series, yet preserving the educational values of our productions. We have nearly 300 stories captured. This Herculean task has been the fruits of thousands and thousands of hours of work by Kanailal Mukherjee initially from Baltimore, MD and at present from Nashville, TN.