Building Sustainable Communities in the state of Jharkhand
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About Us

Karra Society for Rural Action (KSRA)

Jharkhand is home to many tribal population. Since independence they are deprived of development. They are not included in the main stream development agenda. Hence they remain impoverished.

Karra Society for Rural Action (KSRA) was established in the year 1985 with a noble aim of uplifting socially downtrodden communities belonging to both rural and urban areas including the Tribal, particularly in Karra Block of Khunti District and generally, in whole of the Jharkhand State.
We aim  in  building  self-sustaining and self-reliant communities belonging to both rural and urban areas with major thrust on the development of tribal in the region of Jharkhand through initiatives as an integral part of development spectrum with focus on empowerment of deprived and poor.  The objectives of our activities are : 
  • Economic Empowerment :    Bringing in self reliance to vulnerable communities in rural/urban areas through our various integrated development initiatives. 
  • Building Community Groups:  We initiate group building activities in communities to respond them to their own problems. 
  • Migrant labours' development :   Linking migrant labours to govt.schemes  so that they can gain benefit from the same. 
  • Awareness Generation:  Using participative menthods to raise awareness on social issues.
  • Working in partnership with Govt: Working side by side with government agencies so that government benefits are reached to the rural and urban mass. 
  • Empowerment generation programs:   Adolescent girls and boys, women are exposed to various empowerment generation activities like self-help groups  formation,  micro-fianace activities, etc. 

Our focus areas

An integrated approach to build a equitable and empowered society

Mission & Vision


To have a society free from poverty and equitable


Help building up self-sustaining and self-reliant communities belonging to both rural and urban areas with major thrust on the development of tribal in the region of Jharkhand through initiatives as an integral part of development spectrum with focus on empowerment of deprived and poor.

Our Programs

Experience on Creating Awareness on COVID-19

KSRA with its limited resources has responded immediately to combating the COVID-19 pandemic situation. KSRA has distributed more than 6000 Kit which comprises of dry ration and other essential items. KSRA had covered about 114700 community members of Ranchi urban & Kanke block and 45000 community members of Karra & Khunti blocks. Additionally, KSRA had engaged more than 1200 community leaders and influencers to mobilize communities and convince people to follow CAB. In addition to this, intensive-care intervention and other health, Nutrition and WASH behaviours behavioral assistance, along with RCCE had been provided and the same is still being continued. This intervention helped to in providing comprehensive information to targeted families. This resulted in 32000 people got vaccinated in KSRA’s intervention area in Ranchi and 4700 people got vaccinated in Karra block of Khunti District. Apart from this, 20000 sanitizers and 30000 masks for adult and 1500 masks for children, which we had distributed, were provided to us thankfully from “Reliance Foundation” in collaboration with UNCIEF.

Emergency Relief Work

With support of APPI, KSRA had initiated emergency relief work in the ten Gram Panchayats of Karra Block and reached out to 750 households in first wave of pandemic and 700 household in second wave by providing dry ration and Hygiene kit. Also, KSRA has supported the block administration by providing dry ration and other essential items for quarantine centers of Karra Block. KSRA has made more than 17000 people aware about COVID -19 preventive measures, proper hand washing practice, Human body distancing and its importance across the intervention in Karra Block.

COVID Vaccination and Sanitation Program

With support from UNICEF, 95 Trained community mobilizers were engaged with correct messages in community activity to promote Key Health, Hygiene, COVID Appropriate Behavior & Vaccine through community meetings, in not only selected intervention area but also in other adjacent area of selected 16 wards in Ranchi. KSRA had covered around 115340 community members of Ranchi urban slum and semi slum areas and 340800 community members from 6 tribal blocks of Khunti and Ranchi District. With the direct intervention of community mobilization, more than 120604 people (72350 first dose and 48254 second dose) got vaccinated of urban slum and semi slum areas in Ranchi and more than 78000 people (51844 first doses and 26255 second dose) have been vaccinated in rural areas of Khunti and Ranchi district. Also, KSRA facilitated to linkage with Health and sanitization services to reach the community members resulting in improvement of facilities and awareness among the community Sanitization service has been improved.

Linkages and Implementation of MNREGA

KSRA has intervened in a positive manner to ensure quality of schemes through its training programs, community mobilization and participation activity. Under the flagship program of CFT in MNREGA, KSRA could develop NRM based village development plan for 75 villages under YBA. Around 8,700 families were directly benefited. KSRA also supported 12,815 SC/ST families for getting job card and ensured at least 75 labor days per year per jobholder. It also worked towards ensuring the quality implementation of schemes and proper utilization of assets created under MNREGA. 20,966 workers could open their personal Bank Accounts with the support of KSRA. Total93 families could successfully establish mango orchard in 79 acres of land with intercropping under the plantation area

Our Impact

It is the small change that makes the biggest impact.



Statutory Details

Karra Society for Rural Action is a registered organization with following certifications

  • 80 G

  • 12A

  • Registered for undertaking CSR activities

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Account Number: 1642101012669

Bank: Canara Bank

Branch: Doranda,ranchi

IFSC Code: CNRB0001642

All donations are eligible for tax savings under 80G.


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Mailing Address

First Floor, Ahmad Complex, 8, Dr. Fatehullah Rd, Lower Bazaar, Ranchi, Jharkhand 834001

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