Shiksha Evam Sanskriti Vikas Samiti

SSVS was started by a self-motivated group of intellectuals to work in Bihar in the year 1988, with the spirit of voluntarism and Gandhian ideology. SSVS selected Lakhisarai, Jamui, Sheikhpura and some part of Patna district of Bihar as its areas of operation. This geographical area is complex, diverse and risk-prone and considered among the most backward in country, popularly known as Ang region of Bihar. This region of the rural India has had remained neglected for generations; and development initiatives by few agencies have not made any considerable impacts to the quality of lives of the people even after several decades of Indian independence. And the SSVS was born considering the challenges of the region to reckon with.

The Legal Status of SSVS is as under: