Bikash Bharati Welfare Society (BBWS) was established in 1963 with commitment to work in the multifarious fields of social work at the National level, addressing to the needs and priorities of the poor, deprived and the marginalized sections of the community residing in the rural areas and urban slums in particular, besides others.
BBWS is registered under (i) the Societies Registration Act 1961(Regd.No.S-9948), the Persons with Disabilities Act 1995
(Regd.No.48-Com); the National Trust Act 1999 (Regd. no.2567/MR-CP/2006); the Rehabilitation Council of India (accreditation no.18-106/CG/2007-RCI) and the National Institute of Open Schooling
(Accreditation no. OB 2200202). The Organization is also registered under Ministry of Home Affairs to receive Foreign Contribution under the F.C.R. Act 1976
(Regd No. 147120441). Donations to the Society are exempted from Income Tax u/s 80G of I.T. Act.
BBWS operates in the states of West Bengal, Jharkhand and Delhi with centers located at Jhargram, Tarakeswar, Cossipore and Baranagar (W.B.), Ghatsila (Jharkhand) and Ranibagh(Delhi).
BBWS has the distinction of twice being conferred with the NATIONAL AWARD – in 1982 for Child Welfare (individual to the Society’s Founder Director) and in 1987 for Best Handicapped Welfare Institution. The Society holds the
‘Best Track Record’ holding organization by the Government.