Navodaya Education and Environment Developmental Service

We are working towards Women Empowerment,Health, Agriculture,Specially challenged people,Micro Enterprise and Organic farming at 6 Districts of Karnataka with 10000+ beneficiaries..

About Us

Navodaya Educational And Environment Development Service (NEEDS)

NEEDS work in an integrated way to help the communities.

Navodaya Educational and Environment Development Service (NEEDS) is a voluntary organization working for the development of rural population, small and marginal farmers, Scheduled castes & Scheduled Tribes, landless and minorities concentrating more on women folks. It has its base in Ranebennur, Haveri Dist. Karnataka.It started working with thrift and credit for women Self help groups, working with youths for campaign on Empowerment Gramasabha, Formation of Village Forest Committees with school children about awareness on Environment Degradation Problem and involvement of local community a-forestation programs etc. It had organized almost all types of CBOs viz, SHGs, VDCs, VFCs, User Groups, Farmers club. The SHGs have their own Federation at village and taluk level.We are working for various development by undertaking the programs at Haveri, Davangere, Chitradurga, Bellary, Gadag, Dharwad, Belgaum, Uttara Kannada & Shimogga Dist.As so far we reached 10000+ beneficiaries till now .

Mission & Vision


NEEDS visualizes in having a society free from any exploitation where in giving equal opportunity to backward and exploited sections especially poor farmers, women, children dalits & tribal to participate in the development and democratic process. So as to make their lives more prosperous and to attain self reliance.


To empower the people through organizing and creating awareness for self reliance sustainability and to be control their own destiny.

Our Activities


Distribution of Masks

We distributed 5000 masks to farmers, labors and poor people at Chitradurga, Haveri District on 19-Apr-2020.

Distribution of Grocery kits

We distributed 200 Grocery kits to poor people at Chitradurga,Haveri, Ballari District on 30-Mar-2020.

Adolescent Awareness Training

Due to lack of resource, far from the villages etc. Awareness of Govt. health programs is also low. Therefore interventions to enhance health care services by educating community on preventive health care.


Board Members

Holiyappa F Akki


Vanamala S T


B. R. Veeragonda

Vice President

Shashikala Ravishankar

Vice President

B. H. Gani


H.P Kanakeri


Rita Handa


R Jagannath


Madhuri Deodhar


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Account Number: 89330100013860

Bank: Bank of Baroda

Branch: Dharwad Main


All donations are eligible for tax savings under 80G.


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Get in touch

Mailing Address

IMA Building, Ranganath Nagar, Ranebennur - 581 115

Email Address

Phone Number

9742135009, 9972363984

Near Goodshed Road Sangam Circle, Ranebennur, Karnataka 581115