About Us

Ensemble of our children

Khelaghar is a residential institution and training center that caters to children from marginalized communities in and around West Bengal. Located in Badu, Madhyamgram, in the fringes of the metropolitan city of Kolkata, the institution offers an idyllic environment for children to discover and nurture their potentialities. Based on Tagore’s idea of Ashram learning, the environment of Khelaghar gives its residents the scope to explore and connect with nature through its various curricular and co-curricular activities. Space spans over 27 Bighas (9 Acres) and has been designed in such a way as to conform to an Ashram type living, with an expansive atmosphere for learning without boundaries, learning that goes beyond reading, writing, and mathematics.

Khelaghar is registered under the Indian Trust Act XXVI and the type of NGO is Charitable Trust (Non-Government. The city and state of registration are Kolkata and West Bengal. The date of registration is 29/01/1977. We are also registered under section 12A of the Income Tax Act, 1961 bearing Registration No.— 1141-T/WB VII of 1977-78 dated 31/08/1977. Also Registered under section 80G(5)(vi) of the Income Tax Act 1961 bearing Registration No.— DIT(E)/823  8E/65/77-78 dated 08/08/2006. We are also registered with Foreign Contribution Regulation Act and the number is 147120121.


From our organization Khelaghar, we cordially thank all the members, friends, students, staff, volunteers and well-wishers. Let us unite and help us to keep up the workflow.


To create a friendly, safe and inspiring environment that can meet the social, educational and vocational needs of the children.


To provide an open and safe space for children to explore their potential to the fullest and to reach out to deprived communities in the locality in order to facilitate opportunities for all round development.


To encourage the all-round development of Khelaghar’s resident children and to make sustainable efforts to catalyze development in the local community.

  • To provide a meaningful education that does not alienate the child from her lived environment.

  • To equip the student with the necessary life skills, soft skills, and training to become self-reliant in an ever-changing world.

  • To provide adequate opportunities for academic and vocational training to guide the student in an appropriate career path.

  • To reach out to local communities with our development efforts in the domain of health, education and farming.

Khelaghar - a charitable welfare residential Home and education centre for children in need and distress.

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Shri Ashis Kumar Ray

Khelaghar, Dhalipara Road, Village & P.O.- Badu, 24 Parganas (North), West Bengal,  700128 India.

City Office-9A Ballygunge Place, Kolkata-700019

(91)-983-001-0345 (M)

Chaitali Chakraborty -7764081795

MAIL US- khelagharchildcare@gmail.com