Our Programme Strategy

plan india's objective is education & employability
plan india's objective is water & hygiene
plan india's objective is child protection

In an endeavour to be known as the leading child development organisation, the following standards will be integrated in all organisational and programming components:

Adolescent and Maternal Health, Child Survival and Optimal Development

- To improve maternal, new-born, child health and nutrition by enabling community to access affordable health services and also strengthen government's RMNCH+ programmes at all levels.

- To facilitate collective action by adolescents (10-18 years of age) and youth (19-24 years of age), particularly girls and young women to promote healthy behaviour practices.

- To prevent vertical transmission of HIV amongst pregnant women and provide care and support to identified HIV positive women and their infants.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

- To influence government initiatives towards Open Defecation Free (ODF) villages/slums where all the children and youth, particularly girls and young women, practice safe hygiene at all times and are change agents in their respective communities.

- To promote safe hygiene practices at school/AWC, particularly for girls by improving access to WASH facilities.

Quality and Holistic Education

- To promote quality learning in pre-schools for all children in 3-6 years of age.

- To promote quality learning in schools for all children, especially girls, in Class I-X.

Employability and Economic Empowerment

- To promote community managed micro finance system that enable women 18-24 years to start Micro Enterprises and financial inclusion.

- To promote job oriented vocational training for Vulnerable and excluded young women and young men in the age group 18-24 years to access decent employment.

- To influence government and provide technical assistance at national/state/district level in implementing/mainstreaming pre-vocational courses at schools and educational institutions.

Child Protection

- To enable formation and strengthening of community based child protection mechanism for providing support to children, especially girls to address the issue of Gender Based Violence (GBV).

- To provide Technical Assistance (TA) to government at national/state/district level to ensure effective implementation of the Integrated Child Protection Scheme.

Disaster Risk Management

- Timely humanitarian assistance is ensured in event of a disaster with specific focus on protection, early childhood care and development (including nutrition), education and WASH in affected areas, especially among girls.

- Improved resilience and reduced vulnerability of girls and women for Disaster Risk Management in villages and urban slums including Climate change Adaptation and Comprehensive School Safety Programmes.