Prakruthi was established in the year 1982 in Kolar district to develop and support the disadvantaged in the community
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About Us


"Prakruthi" is a non-profit organisation established in the year 1982 in the district of Kolar, Karnataka. We operate in the areas of Mulbagal and Kolar. 

Our objectives are :

1. To promote eco-friendly sustainable agricultural practices.

2. To strengthen the primary education in government schools.

3. To empower women in rural areas of their rights & gender perspective.

4. To rejuvenate the reservoirs (minor irrigation tanks)

5. To revitalize local health traditions for both preventive & curative measures for common diseases.

6. To strengthen the local governance in accordance of PRI Act, 1993.

Our focus areas

An integrated approach to build a equitable and empowered society

Mission & Vision


To empower user-groups by promoting integrated rural development and provide sustainable livelihood through scientific interventions and participatory approaches.


1. To develop and support the process of an ongoing struggle of the disadvantaged section of the society and help them to find their own ways and means of alternative sustainable development strategies which can be applicable, affordable and can bring measurable collective improvement in their life condition. 2. We strive to achieve this goal of overall and balanced socio-economic improvement by nurturing local self-governance in rural areas.

Our Programs

Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Livelihoods

v Natural Farming

v Sustainable Agriculture

v Watershed Development

v Conservation of Millets (Siri daanya)

v Promotion of FPOs & Market Linkages 

Women Empowerment & Gender Equity

v Training on gender sensitization.

v Capacity building programs to address equity and equality.

v Strengthening linkage with other networks.

v Skill training for women in SHGs.

v Supporting girl child education & employment.

Climate Change

v Restoration of water in traditional water bodies (MI Tanks).

v Management of common property resources (CPRs).

v Renewable energy focusing on solar energy

v Environmental protection & afforestation

v Awareness camps on climate change 

Strengthening of Local Governance(PRIs):

v Capacity building of Gram Panchayat(GP) members, Gram Sabha, sub committees & CBOs

v Networking of GP Members for advocacy & lobbying.

v Digital technology information.

v Rights & entitlement programs.

v Gender sensitisation.

v Liasoning with line department

v  Waste  management model

v Reddresal of grievances & legal awareness.

v Addressing core issues (e-swathu, Grama taana v/s revenue issues).

Health care

v Drinking water & sanitation

v Preventive  & curative health care for women & children

v Revival of local health traditions & practices

v Promotion of alternative medicine i.e. Yoga, Ayurvedic & Homeopathy

v Awareness on Janaushadi & banned medicines.

v Health Camps in collaboration with hospitals & medical collages 

Child Education, counseling for youth (10+2) & Employment

v Bridge the gap of school for drop-out children.

v Preparing students for 10+2 exam in rural areas

v Counseling for youth after 10+2 for further education

v Linking employment opportunities for rural youth. 

Our Activities

Household survey


Mr R Venkataravanappa (Field co-ordinator of Prakruthi) did a household survey on 12th November in the district of Kolar

Training of Woman SHG Members at Prakruthi Training Center Seegenahalli.


Our Impact

It is the small change that makes the biggest impact.


Board Members

HB Ramakrishna Gowda


MC Malathi

Vice President

P Narayanappa


H Ramamurthy


PS Reddy


CH Rambabu


Venkatarama Reddy G


Team Members

P Narayanappa (Executive director)

H Ramamurthy (Program co-ordinator)

Venkatarama Reddy G (Program co-ordinator)

R Venkataravanappa (Program co-ordinator)

Murali V (Accounts and Admin)

R Amaravathy (MIS/Documentationist)

R Ramesh Reddy (Agriculture organizer)

Amaravathi (Woman organiser)

Srinivas V (Micro Economic Development Organizer)

Murali Mohan AS (Micro Enterprise Organizer)

T Ravanappa (Field Co-Ordinator)

Make a generous donation to help us reach more beneficiaries.

Account Number: 0769101019399

Bank: Canara Bank

Branch: Mulbagal

IFSC Code: CNRB0000769

All donations are eligible for tax savings under 80G.


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Get in touch

Mailing Address

Prakruthi, Seegenahalli, Kapplamadugu Post, Mulbagal Taluk, Kolar District, Karnataka - 563131

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