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Organization Contact Information

Name: Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust
Street 1: 63 Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road
Street 2: Kolkata
City: Kolkata -700016
Province: West Bengal
Post Code: 700016
Country: India
Phone: 03322658092
Email: s.ghatak@bpwt.org
Web Site: http://www.bpwt.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Shanta
Last Name: Ghatak
Title: Director
Email: drshantaghatak@gmail.com
Phone: 0983055317

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Anand
Last Name: Agarwal
Title: Chairman
Email: anand.agarwal@abcindia.com
Phone: 09831006912

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
1. About your Organisation:

Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust (BPWT)
63, Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Road,
Kolkata – 700016
Email: bpwt@bpwt.org, bhorukaproject@gmail.com
Website: www.bpwt.org

A brief profile of Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust called as ‘BPWT or “Bhoruka”:

Contents of profile:

1. Introduction of BPWT
2. Aims of BPWT
3. Milestone/Development Journey of BPWT
4. Awards of excellence of BPWT
5. Legal status of BPWT
6. Location of Offices
7. Yearly turn over
8. Staff strength
8.1 Staff Detailed with core competency
9. Quality assurance and BPWT
10. Target area of BPWT
11. Target population of BPWT
12. Present and previous partners/Donors of BPWT
13. Bhoruka Research Centre for Haematology & Blood Transfusion, (BRCHBT) is also known as Bhoruka Blood Bank
14. Brief of development projects of BPWT
15. Publications/study/manuals/abstracts published/books etc. – a major lists
16. Contact numbers, Fax, Email and website details

1. Introduction of BPWT
Bhoruka Public Welfare Trust (Henceforth, mentioned as BPWT/Bhoruka) was established in 1979 by TCI-ABC groups, with aim to improve quality of life of general population by mainly promoting public health related issues and its social determinants. It was also awarded the prestigious ISO 9001: 2008 certificate. It fulfills corporate social responsibility of ABC India Ltd. It has presence in 5 states of India e.g. West Bengal, Bihar, Assam, Orissa and Andhra Pradesh. Bhoruka’s main focuses are Reproductive and Sexual Health, Anti Human trafficking, HIV/AIDS prevention, safe blood transfusion and working with vulnerable children.

2. Aims of BPWT

? To undertake, promote and assist in the relief, welfare and upliftment of the poor, needy, backward, under-privileged, sick and handicapped people in the territory of India irrespective of nationality, community, caste, colour, religion and gender.
? To undertake, manage, develop, help or carrying on all or any kind of basic or fundamental and/or applied medical research and scientific w
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 100 +
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? Unable to disclose amount
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Resource mobilization
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Long back BPWT had been a part of the TB DOTS program Now although we have submitted plans for the advocay in our ICTCs through the State PIPs are still pending
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: India
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: South East Asian
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Bangladesh
India
Nepal

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Research and Development India

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB-HIV:
I our project sites for IDUs, ICTCs and TI projects in West Bengal , Assam and Andhra Pradesh in India

New Diagnostics:
Would like to work for as we have a blood bank laboratory functioning for 30 years 24X7

New TB Vaccines:
Would like to take up sites for developing clinical trials

Fundamental Research:
We have been contributing significantly

Research:
Not in TB but we are presently doing in vulnerability mitigation for HIV AIDS and TB in the migrant population

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: March 24, 2012
Last updated: June 26, 2012