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 : 14/03/2004
Class: III
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Date Of Birth : 15/06/2013
Class: LKG
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Date Of Birth : 17/03/2013
Class: LKG
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Date Of Birth : 27/07/2012
Class: Nursery
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Our Blogs

From the Chief Executive’s desk Better than Normal Overcoming Cerebral Palsy - AJ Philip Hitesh Ramchandani is an inspirational speaker from Singapore. His parents are originally from Rajasthan. When my colleague Sakhi John told me about his plan to spend 100 days in India and interact with 100,000 people, I grabbed the opportunity to invite him to Deepalaya School on 21st August. I believe that a school should not be just a place to impart bookish knowledge. It should also provide opportunities to the pupils to meet people who real ...Read More

Differently-Abled children received guests from Inner Wheel Club In this season of festival, the Sambhav Project had organized a small Celebration on 11th August to inculcate the values that a festival brings with it. We had invited some of the eminent personalities from Inner Wheel Club. Fortunately, we were honored by the presence of Ms Achala Dayal, and Ms. Shobha Dayal who were accompanied by President of Inner Wheel, Ms. Sarita, Ms. Shikha Pal (Manager Program) and Ms. Babita Joshi (Program Executive, FADA Project). The Event commenced at ...Read More

Investiture Ceremony & Award Function - Deepalaya School The awards function (held on 19th August) at the Deepalaya School, Kalkaji Extension, New Delhi, was an eagerly-awaited event. And when it was combined with the Investiture Ceremony it became a greater function. There were over a hundred founded prizes for those who did well in studies, sports and cultural activities. And these prizes were instituted by our sponsors in the fond memory of their loved ones. The chief guest on the occasion was Shri Gourab Banerjee, a senior Advocate ...Read More

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