OBJECTIVES OF THE ASHRAM

The Ashram is working on the following objectives since 1940:

  • To operationalise the Gandhian vision of Gram Swaraj by promoting constructive training, demonstration and development programmes
  • To enable the villagers to produce their own clothing by spinning and weaving with hand spun yarn
  • To promote an appropriate educational system suited to rural realities based on the Gandhian concept of Basic Education
  • To eradicate the evil of untouchability and to propagate Adult Literacy
  • To train the rural people to keep their villages clean.
  • To improve agricultural practices and to teach villagers to produce nutritive food grains
  • To educate people on the dangers of alcoholism and wean them away from liquor
  • To achieve all of the above to create a village reconstruction army.

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