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About VAK »
Vikas Adhyayan Kendra (VAK) is a secular voluntary organisation established in 1981 to be an interface between Scholars, Academics and Social Activists; to initiate the process of social awakening through critical reflection and alternative discourse thereby contributing to strengthening people's struggles towards the goal of a just and more humane social order.
Focus Areas »
People are the subjects and makers of history. Their creative energies are expressed in their day-to-day activities as well as in their movements. These valuable experiences often, however, remain undiscovered and diffused. A crucial need is to crystallize and consolidate these experiences so as to lead towards a critical social theory.
- Socio-Legal Empowerment.
- Education for Pluralism.
- Promoting Resilience Livelihood Practices.
- Strengthening Governance and Civic Rights.
- Direct Community Based Interventions.
- Capacity Building of Grassroots Practitioners.
- Creating linkages and alliances with likeminded organizations & PPl
- Action Research & Study.
Areas Of Interventions »
VAK will continue working in western India namely Maharashtra,Goa and Gujarat. However it can also work in other areas in collaboration with likeminded organizations on the same issues.