JSK is a unique organization. Its goal is to
promote initiatives which leverage the
strength of different economic and social
sectors and reach out to needy population
groups through innovative strategies.
It is a combination of government and civil
society working hand in hand to promote
innovations by drawing on the strength of
All the events that JSK has organized are
evidence of partnership forged already which
indicates JSK’s uniqueness.
World Population Day 2012
As part of its awareness and advocacy efforts on population issues, Jansankhya Shtirata Kosh (JSK) organised a series of advocacy events on the occasion of World Population Day, July 11, 2012. The events were organised to capitalise upon the global efforts at the Family Planning Summit in London. These included three key events: a walkathon and National Conference for Population Action led by JSK, and in the evening a small focused group discussion with the Members of Parliament to garner their engagement for family planning (FP),
organised by JSK in collaboration with Citizens’ Alliance.
World Population Day 2011
Jansankhya Sthirata Kosh observed ‘The World Population Day’ event at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 11th July 2011 by organizing a workshop on ‘Youth for Population Stabilisation’ in collaboration with Nehru Yuvak Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. The workshop sensitized about 800 National Youth Corps Volunteers of NYKS volunteers from high focus States on population issues
Hon’ble Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Ajay Maken and Dr. Syeda Hameed, Member, Planning Commission were the Chief Guests at the workshop. Besides the Chief Guests, Shri K. Chandramouli, Secretary Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, (MoHFW), Ms. Sindhushree Khullar, Secretary, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Shri P.K.Pradhan, Special Secretary & Mission Director (NRHM), Shri Rakesh Mohan, Director General, NYKS and Ms. Dharitri Panda, Executive Director, JSK shared the dais to interact with the youth participants over a variety of issues
related to population stabilisation.
JSK’s initiatives like
Virtual Resource Center,
large scale sensitisation workshops for
adolescents from remote villages are
examples of working differently.
Another unique feature is that a cross-section of
professional people are being inducted on the
Governing Board of JSK. Their presence brings
fresh experience and dynamism to JSK’s
programmes and enhances synergy and
cross-sectional strength. At present, two
nationally renowned NGOs and representatives
of CII and FICCI are on the Governing Board.
The following Associations have voting rights to elect
members on the Governing Board of JSK. They
have been asked to sponsor members and the
process was started in February 2007.
Indian Association for the Study of Population (IASP)
Indian Public Health Association (IPHA)
Indian Association of Preventive Medicine (IAP & SM)
Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological
Trained Nurses Association of
Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)
Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and
Eleven Regional Resource Centers providing
umbrella cover to over 1000 NGOs working in
the field of family welfare.
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the list of present members of Governing Board.