VIKASANA is also in receipt of Appreciation certificate from KKS, Germany for best implementation of BBP volunteer program.


Foreign contribution received during October 2015 to December 2015

Empower SHG

Organize rural poor, tribal community and urban under-privileged women into groups and set up Self-Help Groups for their socio-economic development, livelihood support and empowerment


Strengthening federation and capacity building of elected women leaders towards advocacy and action was the main programmatic objective to involve the elected women representatives in the development process.

Bridge Builder

Welt waerts coordinated �Bridge Builder Programme hosted by VIKASANA since past five years, Ms.Julia Andrea Kast and Ms.Alena Maika Jahns, active volunteers from Germany are preferred to get broader insight on inter cultural exchanges.

Our Appeal

Registered under the Karnataka societies Registration Act, 1960 and Registered under FCRA, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. Contributions/Donations to VIKASANA are exempt from Income Tax under Sec.12A & 80G of the India Tax Exempt Act.


VIKASANA envisions holistic development through maximum integration of all activities in order to ensure progress among the rural and urban poor.

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VIKASANA exists to facilitate empowering process of the poor in social development through sustainable improvement in the livelihood and socio-economic status and self-reliance of the under-privileged sections of society.

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Prestigious BEST IMPLEMENTER OF PROJECTS Award conferred by Government of Karnataka in 1995.The prestigious state level KITTUR RANI CHENNAMMA AWARD FOR THE YEAR in 2004 for best implementer of projects on women development

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VIKASANA was a Nodal NGO of CAPART programme in Chikmagalur & Shimoga district. Organization also made efforts to maintain network with different NGOs at district, state and even national level.

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VIKASANA seeks the valuable support and contribution from individual donors, companies, funding agencies and others to fund for following programs aimed at bettering the lot of the deprived sections of society.

1. Children education programme
2. Poverty Alleviation programs
3. Livelihood changing
4. Health and HIV/AIDS Prevention
5. NRM/Sustainable food security and nutritional development
6. Global warming/ Climatic change