Mahila Dakshata Samiti (MDS)
is registered under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860,
having registration No. 8995, dated 16 January 1978. MDS is a Non
Government Organization, non–Party, non-Sectarian National Body of
Women. The Samiti zealously works for the cause of Women Empowerment
and Child Education & Protection. The Samiti has been playing a key
role in spreading awareness among women of their rights at all levels.
Ever since its inception, Mahila Dakshata Samiti has striven for
establishing a just, equitable and humane order in which there will be
no gender discrimination and both men and women will work as equal
partners in all spheres of development and progress.
MDS has been accorded ECOSOC “Special Consultative Status” (Ref
E/2016/INFIS – page 77),under guidance and efforts of Mrs Suman
Krishan Kant in 2016.
Our mission is to help women
and raise their self esteem through a four pronged approach of
‘Health, Education, Equality and Empowerment’, thereby enabling them
to lead a life of dignity. It is our endeavor to see every woman
educated and empowered. Our effort is to educate impoverished
children, impart basic education to them, thus enabling them to get
admissions in regular schools. We provide vocational training to girl
child / women at Swadhar greha thus making them self-reliant and
Our mission is to guide Youth of our country to direct their energies
to build this country economically, instead of indulging in
Alcoholism, drug abuse, smoking and other narcotic tobacco etc harmful
to their mind and body.
The aims and objectives of Mahila Dakshata Samiti are:
inculcate the value of human rights, justice, democracy, socialism and
secularism among women and make them conscious of their rights and
develop among women, particularly those of poorer classes, an
awareness of their rights and inculcate in them a spirit of
self-reliance and independence.
uphold and safeguard the rights of women as guaranteed by the
support, protect and uphold the status, interest, prestige and dignity
implementation of the right of equality granted to women to enable
them to participate fully and equally with men in every sphere of
implementation of progressive social legislation and introduction of
such legislation whenever and wherever necessary.
education and protection.
impart basic education to underprivileged children, enabling them to
get admissions in regular schools.
Spreading awareness about Helath, Hygiene and Environment, Pollution
control, And water conservation.
establish branches of MDS all over India and abroad.
diffuse knowledge gained by the Samiti by its experience and findings
for the benefit of all sections of society.