Who We Are

Deepalaya is an ISO 9001:2008 certified non – government organisation that believes in enabling self reliance and is committed to working on issues affecting the urban and rural poor, with a special focus on women and children.

What We Do

Our Programmes

The NGO was started on July 16th 1979 by seven founding members, and for more than three decades, has been contributing to the crusade against illiteracy. Over the years, Deepalaya has established several projects in the areas of Education (Formal/Non-Formal/Remedial), Women Empowerment (reproductive health, SHG, Micro-finance), Institutional care, Community Health, Vocational Training and Differently-Abled. These projects are operational in Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Our Impact


Over 310827 Educated

Institutional Care

1473 Children
28% Orphans,41% from Single parent familys,31% economic orphans

Women Empowerment

15632 women, 400 villages,1335 SHGs and 8394 Enterprises.

Differently Abled

4109 community based rehabilitated children.


6,92,518 provided healthcare

Vocational Training

Trained 12550 people so far.

Our Projects

Educational Programmes - Deepalaya

Despite the enactment of Right to Education Act and several other initiatives of the Government for educating children, more than a quarter of children in Delhi, remain out of school. They may have been enrolled in government schools but hardly they turn up. The teachers do not care to even find out why the children are not coming.  This is exactly.. Read more

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Date Of Birth : 15/06/2013
Class: LKG
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Name: Ruksana
Date Of Birth : 27/07/2012
Class: Nursery
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Date Of Birth : 07/10/2007
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Our Blogs

Teachers day celebration at Deepalaya Teachers’ day was celebrated with lot of enthusiasm in all the schools and learning centers. The students prepared cards for their teachers and dedicated songs. Here are a few snippets: Deepalaya learning Center, Gole Kuan: At DLCGK students celebrated Teachers’ Day on 5th September. Students delivered speech on Teacher’s Day by remembering Dr Sarvapalli  Radhakrishnan, the great philosopher, Scholar and 2nd president of Independent India.  They recited poems, narrated speeches (both in Hindi/Eng ...Read More

Nutrition Camp at SDMC Mother is lifeline of the entire family. Hence a well-educated and well-informed mother shall make every effort to keep disease away. In view of this, a nutrition camp was organized on 24th August for the mothers of children enrolled at Deepalaya SDMC School, Okhla water sewage treatment plant. As the camp is conducted every month, some women in the nearby locality also come in the school to attend the informative session. The idea is to promote low cost nutrition amongst these women. Ms. Nonita Aggarwal informed the wom ...Read More

NETENT and Deepalaya spreading happiness amongst youth Twenty five students enrolled in Dwarka VTC will never forget 22nd day of August when they finally met their sponsor parents from Sweden. They had never ever chatted with a foreigner. And most of the girls had never stepped out of the area they live in.  They had never imagined that they would be so wanted. Children who had never seen a computer, forget touching it were enrolled in the centre, thanks to NetEnt, who agreed to sponsor the computer education of these children. The company w ...Read More

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