RAKSHAK FOUNDATION

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Rakshak Foundation is an award winning voluntary organization, based in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is the CSR division of Rakshak Subidha Pvt. Ltd., involved in humanitarian and charitable activities for over 25 years. Since 2016, Rakshak Foundation has adopted a focused vision of 'Jute for Climate Action' through its flagship project 'Jute Story Beyond Bars'.

 

A signatory member of United Nations Global Compact, Network India and Women's Empowerment Principles, founded by UNGC and UN Women, the foundation undertakes various humanitarian and charitable activities, aligned with the UNSGDs, impacting over touching 5 lakh lives with an outreach of more 20 million across the globe.

Vision

The foundation strives to enter the decade of action, with a vision to revive eco-friendly jute and reform prison inmates through responsible skill and livelihood development for a greener, healthier and inclusive world aligned with the UNSDGs 2030.

Founder Trustee

Jaydip Das, Director & CEO, Rakshak Subidha Pvt. Ltd. is the Founding Trustee of the Rakshak Foundation Trust. An entrepreneur, philanthropist, he is on board of verious organization.

Founder, Chairperson & Managing Trustee

Chaitali Das, is the Chairperson and Managing Trustee of Rakshak Foundaiton Trust. She is the 'Jute Revivalist' due to her monumental work in revival of Jute, a social entrepreneur who works relentlessly for reformation of prison inmates and their inclusion in the mainstream society and an ardent advocate of Women Empowerment and Gender Equality. 

Organization Structure

Rakshak Foundation is headed by Founding Trustee, Sri Jaydip Das, advised by a robust Board of Advisors of highly qualified and experienced experts. The foundation is ably managed by its Managing Trustee and Global Chairperson Smt Chaitali Das with her core council of Committee Chairs for various sectors. Rakshak Foundation have established various chapters in India, West Bengal, Orissa, Assam, Gujrat, Delhi, Rakshak Foundation are in the process of incorporating more chapters pan India as Rakshak Foundation operations expand. Our international chapters include UK, Scotland, Canada and SriLanka, Rakshak Foundation are expanding globally as well. Rakshak Foundation have recently installed Ms. Peru Universe, Ms. Pierangeli Dodero Jovich as our Rakshak Universe Goodwill Ambassador. 

Honorary Board of Advisors

Former Brigadier General Balbir Singh is currently the Chief Administrative Officer at Techno India Group (Salt Lake Campus). He was the Former Dean Administration at Asansol Engg College and Exectuive Director Ballavpur Paper Manufacturing Limited.

Former Wing Commander, Devender Jeet Kler is a decorated officer of the Indian Ar Force, conferred with the Vayu Sena Medal by the President of India

Retd. IPS, Former Addl. Director General of Police, Government of West Bengal, and Post Retirement - Chairman, Municipal Service Commission and Advisor: Kolkata Municipal Corporation & Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority, Bidhannagar

Former Brigadier General
Balbir Singh

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Wing Commander (Retd.),
Devender Jeet Singh Kler

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Former Addl. DGP, WB Police
Raj Kamal Johri

Film Director, Music Producer, Ambassador – UNESCO USA – Action Moves People United

Owner & Managing Director - The George Telegraph Group,

Senior Vice President - All India Football Federation

Acting Secretary-General, Federation of Chambers of Commerce And Industry of Sri Lanka

Rupam Sarmah

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Subrata Dutta

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International Brand Ambassadors

Rakshak Goodwill Ambassadors have been installed in South America and UAE to spread eco-consciousness and promote Indian Jute. 

RAKSHAK BRAND AMBASSADORS

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Mrs. Peru Universe,
Pierangeli Dodero Jovich

Mrs. Universe, Peru. Ms. Pierangeli Dodero Jovich, has been installed as a RAKSHAK UNIVERSE, International Goodwill Ambassador to promote our Jute Story Beyond Bars initiative

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International Singer,
Sonia Majeed

International Singer, Ms. Sonia Majeed has been installed as a International Goodwill Ambassador, UAE, to promote our Jute Story Beyond Bars initiative

Team Rakshak- Core Committees & Members

Rakshak Foundation has instituted different committees who constitute the core group of functionaries of the organization. 

TEAM RAKSHAK- CORE COMMITTEES & MEMBERS

Bipasha Roy
Chairperson, Legal Affairs

Legal Expert on Child Trafficking and Juvenile Justice

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Anusri Sheth,
Financial Advisor

Chartered Accountant & Fashion Designer

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Antara Banerjee,
Chairperson, Communications

Brand & Marketing Com Specialist, Author and Poet, Social Commentator

Simi Kumar
Chairperson, Women Empowerment

Educationist & Philanthropist

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Forums

The foundation has instituted various forums which function autonomously under the Rakshak Foundation head quarter.

FORUMS

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The Rakshak Royal Society (TRRS)

‘The Rakshak Royal Society’, is an exclusive society of the members of royal and noble lineage. It aims to continue the rich heritage and recognize the good work done by individuals and organizations in the fields of social welfare and other socially relevant disciplines.

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Rakshak Young Leaders' Forum

Many prestigious educational institutions like Delhi School of Economics, Indian Institute of Crafts and Design, Jadavpur University, BBIT and such have entrusted us with their interns. Rakshak Young Leaders Forum has been established to mentor our alumnus interns to create the nex-gen leaders who will carry this mantle of humanitarian service and goodwill ahead. 

Rakshak Foundation- International & National Chapters

The foundation has instituted various chapters functioning under the Rakshak Foundation head quarter.

Rakshak Foundation-Scotland Chapter 

is one of the most vibrant and active International chapters of Rakshak Foundation, headed by Chapter Chairperson, Manjari Singh and Co-Chair, Pratibha Singh

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Rakshak Foundation- UK Chapter 

is headed by Chapter Chairperson, Kalpana Kundan and Co-Chair, .............

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Rakshak Foundation- Canada

is headed by Chapter Chairperson, Monika Consul

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Rakshak Foundation- Kolkata

is headed by Chapter Chairperson, Anusri Sheth

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