Mandate of JSK in Brief
Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh(JSK) has been registered as an autonomous society of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Government has provided a Rs100 crore Corpus fund to signify its commitment to the activities of the Kosh. JSK has to use the interest on the Corpus and also raise contributions from organisations and individuals that support population stabilisation.
JSK has been promoting a drive for membership from among experts in population studies and allied sectors, medical associations, associations of Industry and Trade, banks, NGOs, paramedics and general citizens. The main aim is to bring the need for population stabilisation into focus. The work is being undertaken according to decisions taken by Governing Board which has a blend of both government and non-government members with the governing members acting as umpires and facilitators.
The JSKs Annual Report and Accounts are tabled in Parliament and its accounts can be audited by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.