Genesis, Strategy & Our Impact


  • Genesis

  • Founded in 1993, Nav Jagriti is recognized as a pioneer grassroots organization in Bihar. It was founded as a society by the group of likeminded and concerned youth of Parsa block of Saran district with an objective to mitigate the flood hazards and to provide a pro active citizen centric public services in the flood prone area of North Bihar. The main motivation of its genesis was heading a great struggle by the youth of Parsa block who were empathised seeing the victims of the fatal flood and continuous water logging since decades in his area. Finally in 1991 these youth had started an informal organization “Jal Jamao Virodhee Sangharsh committee”. Initially the committee was dedicatedly highlighting and raising the issues related to flood and its disaster on different platforms but it was limited to Saran only. These youth had wings of fire thus they were unstoppable. They wanted to bring a larger social change in the lives of people who were affected by the flood, thus that informal committee turns into a structured organization called Nav Jagriti (NJ) and since its inception it has been working day in day out.

  • Vision

  • Nav Jagriti aspires to ensure dignified life and better living conditions for the poor, disadvantaged and vulnerable sections of the society.

  • Mission

  • Our mission is to build capacities and thus empower the disadvantaged and vulnerable sections of the society with special focus on safeguarding the rights of women and children. We engage with communities and all other stakeholders to work together for their entitlements and rights, address problems of social exclusion, human trafficking, violence; reduce poverty through livelihood and entrepreneurial interventions and build their capacities in disaster risk reduction and resilience.

  • Core values

  • > Transparency
  • > Accountability
  • > People centric
  • > Integrity
  • > Innovation
  • Goal

  • To establish Local Self Governance through Sustainable Community Based Institutions.

Our Impact