Uplifting Marginalised Since 1987


The journey of Chaplin Club commenced in 1987 in the form of a local youth club at Naraharipur village of the then Medinipur district of West Bengal involved in promotion of cultural and sports programmes for the localities of the area. The young, enthusiastic members of the club, having a philanthropic mind, endeavored towards development of the area and set to install drinking water and sanitation facilities in the homes of the villagers with support from Ramakrishna Mission, Lok Shiksha Parishad along with some government departments. The club also developed a close relationship with the local Church and addresses some of the local social issues. The area suffering from frequent inundation, the Club members also decided to take initiatives to combat the same with the help of community participation irrespective of class, caste and religion. It was then in 1993 that the Club got registered under West Bengal Societies Registration Act and continued further in their efforts for development of the area and its people.

The period then, up to this financial year Chaplin Club's involvement in generating awareness of the mass on their rights and other local problematic issues of concern like environment, eco-friendly cultivation, Water and sanitation, literacy & women's economic empowerment. Keeping in view the environmental degradation due to modernization of agriculture as well as gradual increase of input price, efforts were also taken to motivate the farmers towards organic farming.

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Future Plan

  • Women empowerment activities
  • Skill up gradation livelihood programme for the marginalized populations.
  • Establishing alternative schools for the children working in brick kilns and other hazardous occupations.
  • Establishing residential homes for the marginalized and needy children.
  • Lobby and advocacy to ensure entitlements for the poor and deprived.
  • Women empowerment and youth welfare programme through skill development vocational training and formation of Self Help Groups (SHGs).
  • Initiatives WASH activities.
  • Community health, including RCH and awareness on PC & PNDC Act 1994.
  • Environment protection activities.
  • Expansion of micro credit activities.

Our Location

Route Direction

BY Train
Howrah Railway Station to Panskura Railway Station ( Approx. Time 1h 45min by Train) 66.3 k.m.  Then Panskura to Trilochanpur by Bus (26  K.m.).  Then Trilochanpur to Chaplin Club by van or walking at our office about 10 minutes (1 k.m.).

By Bus
Dharmata  to Asharibandh by Bus Road (NH6) via - Vidyasagar Setu, Kona Express, Uluberia, Bagnan, Kolaghat, Mechogram, Asharibandh bus stoppage (89.7 k.m.), time 2 hours. Then  Asharibandh to Trilochanpur by bus ( 15 km.) , time 30 minutes.  Then Trilochanpur to Chaplin Club by van or walking at our office about 10 minutes ( 1 k.m.).

Links of Central Ministries
Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Food Processing Industries

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Ministry of Culture

Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

Ministry of Environment and Forests

Ministry of Human Resource Development

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Ministry of Science and Technology

Ministry of Water Resources

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Ministry of Rural Development

Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Ministry of Urban Development

Ministry of Water Resources

Ministry of Women and Child Development

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports