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: Ritu
Date Of Birth : 14/03/2004
Class: III
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Name: Rohit
Date Of Birth : 15/06/2013
Class: LKG
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Name: Rihan
Date Of Birth : 28/11/2010
Class: LKG
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Name: Ruksana
Date Of Birth : 27/07/2012
Class: Nursery
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Our Blogs

A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove . . . . but the world maybe different because I was important in the life of a child. -- Kathy Davis Meet Gitanjali Krishnan, the Principal of Ramditi J.R.Narang Deepalaya School who has been an epitome of goodness and has always been willing to push to the limits of perfection. Recently, she participated as the Dream Runner at the Delhi Airtel Half Marathon,2009 and represented Deepalaya by running for its cause. We a ...Read More

“The woods are lovely, dark and deep But I have many promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep…and miles to go before I sleep.” Deepalaya promises never to sleep on this unending journey of transforming lives and widening the spectrum of education to those sections of the society that continue to linger in the darkness of ignorance. This promise is witnessing the light of the day in the form of Deepalaya School Kalkaji Extension, which celebrated its tenth Annual Day on 26th and 27th November 2009. This year ther ...Read More

In a nation where numerous Babri Masjid demolitions, Godhra riots massacres and Ishrat Jahan fake encounters are replicated each day at an ideological level; the sight of an elderly Muslim female humming the holy ‘naazm’ to add auspiciousness to the inauguration of a ‘beauty parlor’ by a Hindu woman was a rare cynosure to the eyes. The scene is set in a village of Haryana- Pataudi- and the occasion is of another milestone achieved by the Self Help Group project of Deepalaya. Not only it speaks volumes about women emp ...Read More

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