Fellowship: Aheli Chowdhury

Project Brief: To use RTI to understand and review the different schemes and projects of the Delhi Government for elementary education.
Project Type: Fellowships (description)
Primary Focus: other (description)

Secondary Focus: girls

Area: Urban
Supporting Chapter Contact: Silicon Valley
Status: current / ongoing
Project Steward: Shaibal Dutta
Project Partner(s): Uday Gosain
Other Contacts: Amit Sharma
Project Address: , 405, F, Pocket II, Phase I,,Mayur Vihar,,Delhi,
DELHI  110091
Tel: 9101143042669
Stewarding Chapter: Silicon Valley
Aug 2023Silicon ValleyUSD 5945
Dec 2022Silicon ValleyUSD 2770
Apr 2022Silicon ValleyUSD 2956
Oct 2021Silicon ValleyUSD 2828
May 2021Silicon ValleyUSD 2884
Sep 2020Silicon ValleyUSD 2722
May 2020Silicon ValleyUSD 2658
Oct 2019Silicon ValleyUSD 2549
Jun 2019Silicon ValleyUSD 2596
Oct 2018Silicon ValleyUSD 5048
Dec 2017Silicon ValleyUSD 5701
Apr 2016Silicon ValleyUSD 5499
Mar 2016Silicon ValleyUSD 3634
Nov 2014Silicon ValleyUSD 3910
Jan 2014Silicon ValleyUSD 3915
Jul 2012Silicon ValleyUSD 3273
Nov 2011Silicon ValleyUSD 1800
Mar 2011Silicon ValleyUSD 2000
Aug 2010Silicon ValleyUSD 1940
Feb 2010Silicon ValleyUSD 1960
Jun 2009Silicon ValleyUSD 1915
Dec 2008Silicon ValleyUSD 1840
Jan 2008Silicon ValleyUSD 2346
Sep 2007Silicon ValleyUSD 2250
Aug 2007Los AngelesUSD 4500

Total = $79439

Aheli is an Asha Fellows identified for her work in the Right to Information movement. As the founder of JOSH, she has been organizing college students and youth to use RTI as a tool to take up socially relevant issues and initiate systemic chances. Through workshops, seminars, campaigns etc they have trained and energized students in the Delhi, Noida area and have also trained citizen groups in West Bengal, Orissa and Bihar. AfE supports their work by providing a fellowship.
To use RTI to understand and review the different schemes and projects of the Government for elementary education. Under this different budget allocation for these schemes and
program will be studied. Develop understanding of the functioning of Government run MCD Schools (Municipal
Corporation of Delhi), the recruitment process, the decision making procedure and all such details of operation of these schools. To assess the quality of delivery of education in these schools. The research to culminate into advocacy and campaigning on the emerged understanding of how MCD schools can operate efficiently and deliver better quality of education.
JOSH (Joint Operation for Social Help) was conceived as an idea, a movement, a philosophy, and a way of life. It aims to provide youth of present generation a platform that can provide opportunities for political, social and environmental activism.

Objectives of JOSH

To mobilise youth on matters relating to national and international importance. This also includes creating sensitivity on important social, economic and environmental issues.

To create a network of universities, colleges and other youth groups and to develop linkages among them.

To develop better inter-linkages among students, young professionals and youth from slums, such that all come together on a single platform for sharing, learning, and acting for change.

To promote use of the Right to Information Act 2005, among students and communities, as a tool of strengthening democracy and to promote transparency and accountability in various areas of public importance.

To provide opportunities to youth of interaction with eminent personalities from various walks of life and to provide them with behavioural experiences with an aim to bring out there enabling capacities.
Nov 2023 JOSH Site visit
Aug 2023 Updated Fellowship renewal 2023
Jul 2023 Aheli- Project Quantification (V1.2).pdf
Jun 2023 Fellowship renewal 2023
Jun 2023 Audit Report 2022
Feb 2023 JOSH virtual sire visit 2023
Oct 2022 Mid Year update 2022
Jun 2022 Online class survey and BNS Budget
Mar 2022 Fellowship renewal 2022
Sep 2021 Mid Year update 2021
Jun 2021 Virtual Site Visit
Feb 2021 Fellowship renewal 2021
Sep 2020 Mid Year update 2020
May 2020 Fellowship renewal 2020
May 2020 Site visit 2019
May 2020 COVID-19 Ration distribution
May 2020 COVID-19 Relief report
Apr 2020 JOSH COIVD-19 relief V2
Mar 2020 JOSH COVID-19 relief
Mar 2019 Fellowship renewal 2019
Sep 2018 Site Visit 2018
Aug 2018 Renewal Presentation 2018
Jan 2018 Placement details of Girls Program
Jun 2017 Annual Report 2016-2017
Jan 2017 Progress 2016-17
Jan 2017 Visit Report by Padmanava
Jan 2016 Poll Results and Meeting Minutes 2016
Oct 2015 Updates 2015
Oct 2015 Progress Report 2015
Jan 2015 Site Visit 2015
Nov 2014 Progress Report 2013-2014
Nov 2014 Renewal Presentation 2014
Nov 2014 Approval Minutes Nov 2014
Dec 2013 Approval Minutes Dec 2013
Jun 2013 Progress Report Jul 2012-Jun 2013
Dec 2011 Progress Report Jul-Dec 2011
Nov 2011 Approval Minutes Nov 2k11
Jun 2011 Progress Report Jan-Jun 2011
Jan 2011 ReportJulyDec2010
Jan 2011 ReportJulyDec2010
Aug 2010 Mid year update
Jun 2010 ReportJanJune2010
Oct 2009 Site Visit 2009
Aug 2009 Jan_Jun09_Report
Aug 2008 6monthReport 2008Jan-Jun
Dec 2007 6Month-Report-Dec-2k7
Sep 2007 RTI MCD School
Jul 2007 Nomination Form
Jul 2007 Application Form
Jul 2007 Resume
Jul 2007 Organization Profile