About PEDO

Jan shiksha Evam Vikas Sangathan, also known the PEDO (People’s Education and Development Organization, began its existence as the Bicchiwara Block Extension program of the Social Work and Research Centre (SWRC), Tilonia, in 1980. By 1986, it had grown enough to become an independent agency and since then it has continued to make constant progress, as well as to leave and enduring mark on the development scenario in Dungarpur district.

Mr. Devi Lal Vyas started his career in social sector in 1975 and worked with some of the well-known NGO’s, established the organization.

Having gained more than thirty five years of experience through various developmental programs, PEDO now concentrates on following major areas of concern:

  1. Women’s empowerment
  2. Promotion of self sustained people’s institutions
  3. Microfinance
  4. Environmental up gradation & livelihood security through natural resource management
  5. Promotion of primary education and Child rights.
  6. Rural decentralization and strengthening Panchayati Raj Institutions.
  7. Irrigation and Agricultural Development
  8. Health

PEDO has its head office at Mada Village (15 KM from Dungarpur), which has office facility and resource (Training) centre, besides 9 federation office, across the district.

PEDO is distributing N95 masks to the frontline workers, students and teachers in the dungarpur district. We have already Distributed about 35,000 masks and aim to distribute about 200,000 masks in the district with the support of The Mask Lab. https://themasklab.in/
The surge of second covid 19 wave is creating havoc and cases are rising in the region. Please maintain social distance, wear masks and keep sanitising your hands.

Celebrating Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, PEDO celebrates with all the women leaders, who inspire and empower other tribal women to pave their own path for development.