Save The Children India

Works towards Livelihood, Women Empowerment, Skill Development, Health & nutrition, education, child protection & advocacy and emergency response.

  • Started: 2008
  • Gurgaon, Haryana


Founded in 1919, Save the Children (SC) has been working in India as an independent entity since 2008.With ongoing 65 projects in 16 states, we have i Read morempacted the lives of over 1.4 crore+ children so far our Project focus State include Delhi, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, J&K, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Tamil Nadu. Health & nutrition, education, child protection & advocacy and emergency response are major thematic areas. We believe that every children deserves a right start, quality education and protection from harm. We have reached 14.77 lakh Children from April’21 to March’22. By 2024, we aim to catalyze inclusive and equitable development for atleast 4 million of the most deprived children and influence policies to positively impact the lives of many more.


Since 2008, Save the Children has been working in several states of India to help children get a happy childhood and a bright future. Health & nutrition, education, child protection & advocacy and emergency response are the major Project focus areas on which Save The Children in working for underprivileged and marginalized Children including boys and girls ,Women,Youth,Waste picker community,migrant labourers.


We have impacted the lives of over 1.4 crore+ children so far from our Project in State including Delhi, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Odisha, J&K, Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana & Tamil Nadu.


  • Livelihoods
  • Skill Development
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  • Sanitation
  • Impact Analysis
  • Child & Youth Development
  • Employment
  • Health
  • Education
  • Education
  • Health
  • Right to Information & Advocacy

Sub Sectors

  • Poverty
  • Self-run Learning Centre
  • Informal Education
  • Teacher Training
  • Child Rights
  • disaster-relief
  • featured-education

Demographies Served

  • Youth
  • Women
  • Children
  • Girls
  • Waste Workers
  • Adolescents
  • Migrant Labourers


47,35,605 children have been provided access to quality education and support, 94,58,423 children have been protected from different forms of harm, 89,05,451 children have benefitted from projects on healthcare & nutrition, 1,40,260 children are now free from the clutches of poverty, 5,35,885 children have been equipped to deal with disasters, 24,72,419 children have been given the provision of humanitarian relief.


  • Health & Nutrition

    Nalanda, Bhadrak, Samastipur, Nellore, Chitradurga, Gaya, Kishanganj, West Champaran, Dhemaji, Darrang, Tumkur, Bangalore, Bangalore Rural, North West Delhi, North Delhi, Rangareddy, Adilabad, Tiruvallur, South 24 Parganas, East Godavari, Tonk, Barwani, Bahraich
    Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha, West Bengal

    Save the Children India has rolled out quality nutrition and education programmes in Delhi, based on the framework of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). It focuses on the knowledge to improve attitudes and practices toward nutritious food, especially focusing on the nutritional levels of the children in the school and also identifying existing gaps in school nutrition programmes.

    It also works at the policy and advocacy level to suggest necessary amendments in the programmes in order to strengthen the systems managing nutrition, education and other services for the children.

  • Disaster Response

    Bhadrak, Dhemaji, Darrang, Bangalore Rural, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas
    West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Kerala, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Odisha, Ladakh

    It responds to emergency situations and looks into the safety of the children at risk and also their families. Based on a child-centred and community-based model, it reacts to crisis keeping the child as the core focus while ensuring that the impact of the disaster can be minimized ensuring fairness during rehabilitation. It runs classes during disasters to provide children with a safe place for growth, development and emotional well-being during the aftermath.

  • Policy & Advocacy

    Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana

    The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2013 in Jammu and Kashmir was drafted by Save the Children India and it was also recognized by Ministry for Labour and Employment for its contribution to the Standard Operating Procedure for Enforcement of the Child and Adolescent (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.

    It has also framed standard operating procedures for Children in street situations with National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR). It was recognized for its contribution to making Uttarakhand the 4th open defecation free state of India. It has also contributed to the formation of the State New Born Strategy and conducted district gap analysis of facilities and health infrastructure for newborns. It has supported with knowledge and expertise on the policy change of management of sepsis in young children.

  • Education

    Bangalore, Dhemaji, South Delhi, North West Delhi, Dungarpur, New Delhi, East Delhi, Hyderabad, West Champaran, Tumkur, Bangalore Rural, Kendrapara, Kandhamal, Agra, Adilabad, Bhind, Barwani, Boudh, Khordha
    Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Assam, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi

    Its education programmes work towards providing quality education to the children and a focused education programme for girls in coordination with Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalayas (KGBVs). We introduced modern education with SMART schools with STEM labs.
    It has also made School Management Committees (SMC) functional and conducted Teacher Training on child-friendly pedagogy. It has set up suggestion boxes around the schools as well besides providing Life Skill Education to the girl students. Child Cabinet members have been trained on their roles and responsibilities regarding child rights.
    We have also introduced concept of Multi Activity Centres for BRIDGE Educ
    It also works with Aanganwadi Centers, Government Elementary Schools and MCD Schools in Telangana, Pune and Delhi while conducting community awareness for parents from marginalized communities on the importance of education. It performs mapping of the out-of-school children and ensures their enrolment in schools.

  • Child Protection

    Raipur, Nalanda, Bhadrak, Nellore, Chitradurga, Gaya, Madhubani, Bilaspur, Kishanganj, West Champaran, Gopalganj, Nagaon, Dhemaji, Darrang, Tumkur, Bangalore, Bangalore Rural, South Delhi, North West Delhi, New Delhi, East Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Patna, South 24 Parganas, Ganjam
    Assam, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Chhattisgarh

    Child Protection is the core foundation of the organisation's work. It works towards creating happy & safe places for children and actively works toward protecting children from abuse, neglect or violence in the community from trafficking, during a calamity or an emergency situation.

    It is active in protecting child rights in the spice farms in Andhra Pradesh, strengthening community and school systems to enrol and retain children in the school successfully. It has set up Community Reading Camps where Bal Sabha meetings are conducted regularly.

    It has also rolled out school safety initiatives in the schools of Delhi strengthening schools' resilience toward climate change and disaster. It has developed a school safety plan (SSP) general safety module, do's and dont's, evacuation maps, conducted training & orientation programmes for the committee members and developed a child safety checklist for the Delhi Government.

  • Poverty & Inclusion

    Bhadrak, Nellore, Chitradurga, West Champaran, Dhemaji, Tumkur, Bangalore, North Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas, Dungarpur, Pune, Kendrapara, Rajsamand, Bahraich
    Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam, Bihar, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, Telangana

    The organisation wants to see all children in school and not working or getting married early and settling for lesser futures. More so in case of orphaned children who end up in manual labour. The organisation conducts enrolment drives, household visits and community awareness sessions to bring children into school and inform them of their social rights and right to education, also arranging for training of poor women for self-sustenance.

Impact Metrics

  • Impacted lives of vulnerable children

    Program Name

    Child Protection and Poverty

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2016-17 1364000
    • 2019-20 773000
    • 2020-21 1096000
    • 2021-22 1477762
    • 2022-23 1390000
  • Provided humanitarian response as disaster relief

    Program Name

    Disaster Response

    Year-wise Metrics
    • 2016-17 284052
    • 2017-18 363300
    • 2018-19 40000
    • 2019-20 54000
    • 2020-21 1533372

Leadership Team

  • Yasmin Riaz

    Director - Resource Mobilisation

  • Sudarshan Suchi

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Subhashish Neogi

    Director - Finance

  • Namrata Jaitli

    Director - Policy and Programme Impact

  • Santanu Chakraborty

    Director - Program Implementation & Humanitarian Responses


Registration Details

  • PAN Card


  • Registration ID


  • 12A


  • 80G


  • FCRA


  • CSR Registration Number



Project Location


Bal Raksha Bharat National Support Office, 1st & 2nd Floor, Plot No. 91, Sector – 44

Offices in Cities

Pune, Delhi, Bhubaneswar, Bhopal, Mumbai, Secunderabad, Kolkata, Patna, Chennai, Lucknow, Guwahati, Jaipur, Dungarpur, Srinagar, Ranchi, Gurgaon

Other Details

  • Parent Organisation

    Save The Children

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