Published date: March 22, 2023
Unique Id of VO/NGO GJ/2016/0109491

Registration Details

Registered With Charity Commissioner
Type of NGO Trust (Non-Government)
Registration No F-258/Kutch
Copy of Registration Certificate Available
Copy of Pan Card Available
City of Registration Bhuj
State of Registration GUJARAT
Date of Registration 26-08-1993


Name Designation Pan Aadhaar
CHANDRAPAL RATILAL BHANANI Trustee Available Available
RAJNIKANT JAYANTILAL PATWA Trustee Available Available
MUKESHKUMAR BHANANI Project Manager Available Available

Sector/ Key Issues

Key Issues Art & Culture,Education & Literacy,Women's Development & Empowerment
Operational Area-States GUJARAT
Operational Area-District GUJARAT->Kachchh

FCRA details

FCRA Available FCRA Registration no.
Available 042050051

Details of Achievements

Kala Raksha Activities Income Generation- provide opportunity to earn through traditional art to more than 1,000 women artisans in 25 villages Capacity Building- have conducted design workshops with reputed designers over the past 21 years. Women are encouraged to innovate on their own traditions Have trained local people as professional staff, and 20 village people in professional tailoring Museum- 1997 established Kala Raksha Textile Museum. Today the excellently documented collections are digitally catalogued, archivally housed and accessible on the world wide web Education- since 1997 conducted functional literacy/ awareness workshops with artisans Health- since 1997 conducted preventive health care/ education workshops Micro Credit- have established self help savings groups among artisans in 6 villages Earthquake Rehabilitation- Post 2001 Kutch earthquake, independently raised funds and coordinated the reconstruction of an entire village (124 homes) and three sub centers. Provided financial assistance on matching grant basis for one year to all artisan constituency Kala Raksha Vidhyalaya Established the first Design School for Artisans, with financial support from The D C (Handicrafts) Government of India, UNESCO and private donors- 122 students have completed the one year course Achievements Presented at Textile Society of America symposium: Kala Raksha: from Cultural Identity to Intellectual Property Six women collaborated with students of the Art Institute Vittoria of Trento in an exhibition, Deserts and Mountains - East and West of the World, which won a prize for peace dedicated to Giancarlo Bettiol Launch of Kala Raksha online museum www.kala-raksha-museum.org Chief Executive Prakash Bhanani was nominated as a member of the Steering Committee (Handicrafts) under the National Planning Commission Govt. of India.. He attended a meeting in Delhi on 24 March, 2006 On November 29, Kala Raksha was honoured on a Special Cover, and with a cancellation stamp by the Indian Postal Service 2012-EdelGive Social Innovation Honours (ESIH)- Runner up for Livelihood innovation 2008- UNESCO Seal of Excellence Award 2001-Honoree of the International Responsible Tourism Showcase 2004-Winner of Crafts Council of India’s Sanmaan award for best game (Snakes and Ladders)

Source of Funds

Department Name Source Finacial Year Amount Sanctioned Purpose
Not Specified Any Other 2015-2016 Not Specified CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL ACTIVITY
Not Specified Any Other 2016-2017 Not Specified CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL ACTIVITY
Not Specified Any Other 2017-2018 Not Specified CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL ACTIVITY
Not Specified Any Other 2018-2019 Not Specified CULTURAL, ECONOMIC, EDUCATIONAL, SOCIAL ACTIVITY

Contact Details

Address Kalaraksha, Parkar Vas, Sumrasar Sheikh, Bhuj-Kutch Gujarat-370001
City Bhuj
Telephone 02808-267237
Mobile No 9427759701
Website Url http://www.kala-raksha.org
E-mail info@kalaraksha.org

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