Brief History:

Right Track started its work in the late 80s as a group of local youths in Mominpore got together to fight against local corruption. It has gradually started working on education, health care, vocational training, women’s empowerment, youth development and advocacy for promotion of basic human rights. The objective is to facilitate the process towards building a civil society through collective action, participation and community based initiatives. The organization strives to reach out to the street and working children, domestic child labour, trafficked children, children involved in begging and adolescent youth. While, violence against women & girls are a cross cutting issue.

Contribution of Right Track on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

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District, Names of Blocks, No of Villages / Slums Approx. households every district
1. No Poverty – End Poverty in all its forms everywhere
  1. District 1:  Kolkata, KMC Ward no. 79, 80
  2. District 2: Maheshtala Municipality, ward no. 1 – 35 under South 24 Parganas Dist.

(Initiated campaigns for ensuring minimum wages for people engaged in un-organized labour sector thru networking with local partners)

Study Conducted

  1. The crudities of survival entitlements of basic Rights among Urban Poor – 2007
  1. District 1: 1,50,635 in KMC under 79 and 80 wards
  2. District 2: 84,806 in MM wards


2. Zero Hunger – End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Facilitated the process of accessing benefits of AAY, APL, BPL Ration Cards, Ration shop made functional.Continuous demonstration & Campaign launched, use RTI etc. in districts before the Authority of Food Department, Govt. of West Bengal, ensured midday meal in all schools of Kolkata district, made PIL.

Study Conducted

  1. Status of children in Tea garden of Dooars, Jalpaiguri

  1. 6,334 household in KMC Slums areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation.
  2. 18,826 household in MM Wards under south 24 Parganas Dist.




3. Good Health and Well-Being – Ensure healthy lives and promote well- being for all at all ages Community level Sensitization & Campaign on health issues, ensuring 523 ICDS Centers functional, Facilitated establishment of Pry. Health Care Centers in all Municipal wards of the target areas. Campaign on hand wash, sanitation, Brest feeding have been launched in 150 Schools (Pry.& Secondary) along with formation of women groups in the target area.

Social Accountability Program among young adolescents at School and community level.

Study conducted

“Status of ICDS In West bengal”

  • 1142 children access the ICDS Center in slum area of KMC,
  • 1972  Children access the ICDS Centre in Maheshtala Municipality Wards,
  • 2300 mothers has been taken in practice for breast feeding,
  • 21,000 children of 3-8 years age group from local schools and urban slums,
  • 36 schools (1500 students) of Maheshtala Municipality under 24 Parganas South,
  • 100 adolescents were reached at community level
4. Quality Education – Ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote life-long learning For making school functional, made comprehensive survey on RTE Act. 2009 Compliance in Govt. / Govt. aided Schools. A full-fledged Campaign and demonstration was organized before the authority of schools and department of Pry / Secondary School Education, Govt. of West Bengal. Parents have been sensitized to lodge complain before the authority for ensuring midday meal. Used RTI and involved community stakeholders for ensuring peoples participation in the process. Regular workshops are conducted with the teachers for making quality education in the schools. Approach was made for ensuring all components of quality education in Govt. schools. 30 schools taken for implementation of quality components in Kolkata.

Developed animation and documentary films on importance of Girl Child Education, which is being used as promotion tools by different community level Institutions.

Initiated a platform named as State Education Chapter in linkages with RTE Forum at National Level and West Bengal Education Network at State level.

Study conducted

  1. Status of Ward Education Committee
  2. Mid-Day meal in Kolkata – A status report- 2009
  3. Report of the Study on Monitoring of Scholastic performance of under privileged children in formal schools – 2008
  4. Scope, challenges and strategies of school management committee (SMC) in Maheshtala – 2010
  5. A status of infrastructure of ICDS centers in Districts of West Bengal – 2008
  6. Possibilities of improving the functionalities of urban public primary schools 2008
  • 23 Govt. aided Schools has been functional with Mid-day meal facility in KMC area,
  • 52 Govt. aided Schools has been functional with Mid-day meal facility in Maheshtala Municipality area,
  • Campaign for ensuring Quality Education in 10 Districts of West Bengal thru networking with local District level partners.


5. Gender Equality- Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Prepared module and conducted workshops with male adolescents in  sessions to sensitize them on gender equality and bring positive behavioral attitude so that they can come out from traditional patriarchal concept and uphold the issues of women so that gender based violence in society can be reduced
  • 400 male adolescent participated in orientation program on Gender Equality
  • A village level Campaign on gender equality was initiated by 340 male Graduate adolescents
6. Clean Water and Sanitation- Ensure access to water and sanitation for all On a regular basis the voice of the community people raised through sensitization, placed demand to the appropriate authority and ensured supply of safe drinking water, installed taps in the locality,ensured municipal services of water and sanitation in urban slums.


  • 1325 household accessed drinking water facility in the slums of KMC target area.
  • 2302 household have been benefitted to get drinking water facility in the slums of Maheshtala Municipality
  • 6000 water filter and covered buckets were distributed in five Districts (Kolkata, Howrah, 24 Parganas (N) & (S) and Hooghly)
7. Affordable and Clean Energy – Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all We worked in the slums of KMC Ward no. 79 & 80 on renewable energy to stop stealing electricity and to ensure quality environment,Kolkata, Howrah, 24 Parganas (N) & (S) and Hooghly set up of Solar Panels in 100 schools

Facilitated installation of improvementChulah in community households and established solar panel in educational institutions.

Provide Water filters and bucket to poor people with lid to the poor families.

  • 500 household installed improvementChulhas in Urban Kolkata
  • 50 community schools have access Solar Energy through installation of Solar Panel in Urban Kolkata
  • 100 Govt. aided Schools have been installed Solar Panels to reduce the load of electricity and hazardous in five Districts of West Bengal.
  • 7000 families in five Districts of West Bengal
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth – Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all Worked in last 3 years with Youths for skill development on several trades with Job oriented placement in several establishments.

Study conducted

  1. Impact of Privatization of Solid Waste Management on Rag Pickers – 2010
  • 1211 youths (male ^& female) skill oriented have been placed in the establishment of Hospital / Nursing Homes, Multiple shops, Parlors, Security Agency & others etc.
9. Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure- Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation Now, we are working to establish & promote Co-operative Industrial Society for enhancing capacity in group to earn collectively with a branding name on dress material manufacturing.
  • 2 separate group will be established
10. Reduced Inequalities – Reduce inequality within and among countries Strengthening the existing platform “Bharat Bangladesh Pakistan People`s Forum (BBPPF) to promote brotherhood and reduce tension among the 3 nations.

SAF: South Asian Fraternity – promoting Peace, Harmony and trades amongst SAARC Countries, based in New Delhi, India

  • Established & strengthening National / State / District level committee of BBPF to promote relation among the 3 nations.


11. Sustainable Cities and Communities – Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable Organized community level sensitization programme, organized campaign through alliance building where people approached to the State Urban Development Authority and Municipal bodies for safe habitation and accessing houses through different central and state schemes

Study Conducted

  1. Threatened Existence: eviction in Urban areas – A study in Kolkata and Maheshtala, West Bengal – 2009
  2. Impact of JNNNURM on Children in KMDA area of West Bengal
Formation and functioning of Maheshtala Nabajagaran Mancha and Kolkata Naba Jagaran Manch – Alliances of marginalized people, working in Maheshtala and Kolkata respectively.
12. Responsible Consumption and Production – Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns                   No              No
13. Climate Action- Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts Workshops have been organized among the NGOs and faith based Institutions to aware on the effects of Climate Change and towards reducing of air pollution & creating greenness within their peripheral area.

City Level Consultation on Climate Change with in collaboration with Green Faith, India

Awareness program on Environment Literacy is being organized in several schools of Kolkata

  • 2 Regional workshops have been organized with 50 participants of NGOs & GOs in Siliguri for North & in Kolkata for South Bengal.
  • One workshop for faith based Institution to be organized in Kolkata to ensure value based commitment towards their community that they can take in practice.
  • 700 students in 10 schools
14. Life Below Water- Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources                  No               No
15. Life on Land- Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss                 No             No
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions – Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies Right Track has become a part of Campaign “Know your neighbors”to promote communal harmony among the citizen towardsin having a Just and Inclusive Society.

Arrange interactive sessions with the local people to promote peace and harmony through cultural exchanges

  • A group of Intellectuals, Professors from different universities, NGOs, Students has been established for Campaign who organize talks, debates, exposures etc in minority / majority dominated area of Kolkata through formal / informal mode of action.
  • Participated in Peace Development Programs at National & International level
17. Partnerships for the Goals –Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development
  1. ARF: Asian Resource Foundation, Bangkok, Thailand,
  2.  Green Faith, USA
  3.  Equal Community Foundation, India
  4. AMAN: Association of Muslim Action Network
  5. SAF: South Asian Fraternity
1.       SDG 16

2.       SDG 6 & 7

3.       SDG 5

4.       SDG 16

5.       SDG 16

Awards Received by Right Track: 

Sl. No. Name of the award    Year Level (International / National / District / Block) Name of agency giving the award
1. Certificate of Recognition    2012          International Institute of Economics & Cultural Geography, Leibniz University, Hannover, Germany
2. Mementos & Certificates of Appreciation 2007 – 2016              National Lions International, Lioness Clubs, Inner City, Kolkata & Howrah Community, Rotates etc.
3. Certificates 0f Recognition &  Appreciation 2020- 2022              Regional / State People`s Representatives, District Administration, BDOs etc.