About Murshidabad Ursa Rural Development Society
Murshidabad Ursa Rural Development Society (MURDS) is a community based development organization to uplift the socio economic condition of tribal & marginalized community by undertaking need based activities. It is a history of more than 7 years since it had started activities for the humanitarian assistance in for an all round development of the people, mainly with the women empowerment along with their self respect and primary health. We have successfully established a good relationship with rural mass to interact, share information and mobilize available resources for the poor and marginalized people in our operational are. So far our activities and experience are concerned during these past years, our activities are essentially comprised of building up social awareness on different issues affecting the human life , covering the community health with appropriate social action like RCH programme , Cottage Industry Development programme, livelihood assistance by SHG formation to the disadvantaged people in the field of Cottage Industry and in small scale rural artisan industries, aimed at empowerment of the poor and marginalized, providing support to the needy children for their proper education through Balwadi-centers special guidance for their nature building . Continuous efforts have been made towards the utilization of local resources including the capacity building and development of human resources.
Specific Experience: Vocational training is required for skill development among the unemployed rural women for strengthening their livelihood. So our organization has conducted vocational training programmes on Jute products for 520 women, jute handicrafts for 150 women and hand embroidery for 150 women. After completion of the training the trained women have started income earning and improved their livelihood. 820 women have been provided with entrepreneurship development training to start their income generating activities.
Murshidabad Ursa Rural Development Society, or MURDS, is a non-governmental, secular and non-profit earning social development organization, formed by committed young men of Murshidabad, with a dream in their eyes of an equalitarian society. They meant over-all development of rural areas, where people are living in inhumane conditions. MURDS registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961 vide registration number S/IL/63390, dated 03/09/2009. Its FCRA number is 147050100 and 80G & 12AA number is AACTM5550B/10/14-15/S-0064.