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

14000 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

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 .. Read more

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Name: Sujal Kumar
Date Of Birth : 07/10/2007
Class: N/A
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Name: Akash
Date Of Birth : 03/05/2009
Class: III
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Name: Aman
Date Of Birth : 24/07/2010
Class: III
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Date Of Birth : 20/01/2012
Class: II
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Our Blogs

To understand the Nuances of Online Safety a workshop on Cyber Crimes Conducted for VTC students With the recently witnessed massive thrust on digital literacy and use of smart phones and internet connectivity in our country, it has become essential to promote safety and security on the internet. With the increased use, also comes the risk of getting trapped in cyber crime. In view of this, Deepalaya collaborated with Jaago Teens (a society committed to promoting a responsible and safer internet ecosystem) to conduct a “Workshop on Cyber Cr ...Read More

Financial Literacy – a session was conducted for VTC students of Deepalaya, Dwarka area. “The single biggest difference between financial success and financial failure is how well you manage your money. It's simple: to master money, you must manage money.” -- T. Harv Eker (author and motivational speaker) In simple words, financial literacy refers to the possession of skill sets or knowledge which allows individuals to take informed, effective decisions regarding money matters. Having an in-depth understanding of financial literacy can ...Read More

Youth Club of Deepalaya at Okhla performed street plays on the importance of education Theatre has been always regarded as a powerful instrument of social change.  With a cross-sectional approach between performing arts and relevant socio-cultural aspects, street theatre or plays have the potential to effectively sensitize communities. In view of the above, a group of 12 enthusiastic boys and girls from Deepalaya Youth Club in Sanjay Colony performed a street play (nukkad natak) on 28th June 2018, underscoring the “importance of education ...Read More

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