About – Doosra Dashak

Foundation for Education and Development(FED) is a public charitable trust established by five renowned educationists in the year 2000. In June 2001, FED started its field programme, Doosra Dashak, which literally means the second decade.

The programme started with financial support from the Tata Education Trust in two blocks of Rajasthan, namely Bap and Kishanganj in Jodhpur and Baran districts respectively. It is has been implemented in 1143 revenue villages of 238 panchayats in 9 blocks of 7 districts of Rajasthan. Over the years, we have worked intensively with 1,11,209 adolescents.

FED is managed by a Board of Trustees comprising eminent academicians, administrators, and educationists. The Board of Trustees of FED has constituted an Executive Committee for management of the Doosra Dashak project and has delegated to it full administrative and financial powers with regard to Doosra Dashak . The Managing Trustee of the FED is also the chair of the Executive Committee and is responsible for policy and programmes.

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