Founded in 1994 by a group of development professionals from diverse fields to basically provide techno-managerial support to other organizations operating in the development sector.
SPADE has been empanelled by the Ministry of Rural Development, Department of Rural Development, Government of India; Society for Self Employment of Unemployed Youth, West Bengal, constituted by the Government of West Bengal under the Department of Sports & Youth Services, Govt. of West Bengal in 2004; and is a member of the NGO Partnership System that has been promoted by the Planning Commission of India as a platform that provides space for interface between Voluntary Organizations or NGOs and key Government Ministries or Departments.
SPADE developed its technical and professional expertise in the field of Institution Building, Capacity Building, Livelihood Promotion, Awareness Promotion, Climate Change & Disaster Management and Environment Management.
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Major Product Portfolio of SPADE
- Institution Building at the grassroots level viz., SHGs, Sub Clusters, Clusters, Federations, etc.
- Flood early warning advocacy.
- Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction.
- Routine Immunization & Eradication of Poliomyelitis through Social Mobilization.
- Awareness Promotion among Young & Adolescent and SHG members on HIV/AIDS.
- Awareness Promotion on different Government Schemes.
- Civil Society Support Program.
- Assuring Food Security.
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Round table discussion on “Jobs in Future” A background note A: Perspective and the trigger The future of jobs has become a major issue of concern. The world today is at an inflection point due to rapid technological advancement leading to economic, social and political turmoil. Manifestations in many cases of this malaise in its Read more about Jobs In Future seminar[…]
A Report on One Day Seminar on Civil Society in India: Opportunities and Challenges and Possible Areas to Explore Date: 28th May 2018 | Venue: WBVHA Tower, Kolkata Organised by: Calcutta Society for Professional Action in Development (SPADE), Kolkata & Civil Society Academy (CSA), India. Background The presence of over three million Civil Society Organizations Read more about Seminar on Opportunities & Challenges and Possible Areas to Explore – A Report[…]
SPADE receives 1st Prize in the Asia Regional Good Practice Exercise (ARGPE) under the theme of Mainstreaming DRR & CCA on 25th September, 2018 at Bangkok, Thailand. “What is written and said is “We proudly present this award to Calcutta Society for Professional Action in Development (Spade) in India for winning the 1st Prize in Read more about 1st Prize in the ARGPE under the theme of Mainstreaming DRR & CCA[…]
The Community Trainers of DOMKAL developed by SPADE DOMKAL unit facilitating classroom and field sessions on VRF and PRA exercises for the social capital of Hariharpara, Murshidabad from 29th to 31st August 2018.
Salam Dunia Hindi newspaper has carried Indrajit Dutta’s interview on July 15, 2018 in page 4. Please find link for reference: http://salamduniya.in/index.php/epaper/m/115260/5b4a403b53a01 Page 04 | KOLKATA Edition | Salam Duniya ePaper kolkata Please click on the image above to read this.
SPADE electrifies 50 Huts in village Burrabazar in Puruliya through National Solar Scheme এনজিও-র উদ্যোগে রাজ্যের প্রত্যন্ত গ্রামে বসছে সৌরবাতি নিজস্ব প্রতিবেদন, এবেলা.ইন | ২৯ জুন, ২০১৮, ১৬:৩৩:০০ পুরুলিয়ার বড়বাজার ব্লকের প্রত্যন্ত গ্রামে প্রায় ৫০টি বাড়িতে সৌরবাতি লাগানো হল সংস্থার তরফে। সৌরবাতির ব্যবহার নিয়ে এবার গ্রামবাসীদের সাহায্যের জন্য এগিয়ে এলো ‘স্পেড’ নামে এক স্বেচ্ছাসেবী সংস্থা। Read more about SPADE electrifies 50 Huts in Puruliya through National Solar Scheme[…]
28th May, 2018, Calcutta Society for Professional Action in Development (SPADE) [http://www.spadeglobal.org/] and Civil Society Academy [https://www.civilsocietyacademy.org/] organized a one day consultation at WBVHA, Kolkata [http://www.wbvha.co.in/] to exchange and interact views and ideas on “Civil Society in India: Opportunities and Challenges – Possible areas to explore”. It highlighted the 17 Sustainable Development Goals which officially Read more about Civil Society in India: Opportunities and Challenges – Possible areas to explore[…]
SPADE received a special award from NABARD on 12 July 2017 For successful implementation and promotion of WSHG program at Purulia Commemorating 25 years of pioneering the Self Help Group Bank linkage programme in the country, the 36th Foundation Day of NABARD was celebrated on the 12th July by West Bengal Regional Office at Indian Read more about SPADE received a special award from NABARD on 12 July 2017[…]
Seminar on “Technology for Sustainable Development” A daylong illuminating event at MN Dastur Hall, IIEST on 10th June, 2017, that covered various facets of Sustainable Development, by leading experts in the field, provided a wholesome knowledge to the participants. The event was inaugurated by Prof. Ajoy Ray, Director, IIEST, who stressed on the need for Read more about Seminar on “Technology for Sustainable Development”: SPADE-IIEST-TARU-SHGPF[…]
Juginda Alor Pratiksha SHG Sangha: Sustainable rural poultry farming, Domkal block, Murshidabad district
Organic poultry farming for sustainable livelihoods of Self Help groups Case study on sustainable rural poultry farming Juginda Alor Pratiksha SHG Sangha was formed on 16-02-2010 under Domkal block of Murshidabad district. Alike any other minority-dominated agrarian village, the members of this Sangha were also mere housewives. After joining SHGs, the situation was gradually changing Read more about Juginda Alor Pratiksha SHG Sangha: Sustainable rural poultry farming, Domkal block, Murshidabad district[…]