About us

BhojpurMahila Kala Kendra (BMKK) is an NGO established in 1993 by a group of women with deep social concern and commitment in the Bhojpur district in Bihar. BMKK is spearheaded and managed by an executive committee comprising all women members.

BMKK is registered as a non-profit organization under the Societies Registration Act 21/1860 in the year of 2000 and Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976 in the year of 2002 and under the section of 12 A & 80G of income tax Act.

Our goal is to establish a progressive, creative, just and self-reliant society based on the equality and mutual help through women empowerment, girl and child education, employment, financial inclusion, good health & hygiene practices, preparedness of Disaster Management and Climate Change.We work closely at grass root level with women, children, youth, disabled, and old age people while giving priority to most less privileged and in need of service.

We undertake multidimensional activities ranging from SHG Formation &Development, Rural Entrepreneurship Development, Skill Development, Farmers Development, Artisan Development, Awareness Workshops & Seminars, Adult Literacy, Employment Generation, Community Mobilisation, Awareness Camps And Focus Group Discussions to achieve all-inclusive socio economic development of the area.

So far we have formed and nurtured more than 300 SHGs in Bhojpur district, skilled over 50, 000 women and Employed/Self Employed over 10000 women. 200 SHGs have got credit linkage with banks for SME. 3500 women’s Artisans have been registered and more than 200 SME having EM II registration from Department of Industries Govt. of Bihar. 2546 women in Bihar & Jharkhand has opened their USHA Silai Schools & earning money for their families.

We work with many national Govt. agencies, Foreign Agencies, regional organisations, Corporate and institutions, empanelled in various Govt. organisations and also member of leading organisations in bihar, Jharkhand and at country level on different developmental issues.


Empanelment and Membership

• Office of DCHandicrafts, Govt. of India. TISS, Mumbai

• Have Memberships in reputed organizations like AIH, Gender Alliance, BVHA, Fansa India, Gavi and CHAI.

• We are Executive body member of Agricultural Technology Management Agency (ATMA) under department of Agriculture Govt. of Bihar in Bhojpur district.

• We are committee Member of Sexual Harassment issue in Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) under Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of INDIA.


• To achieve Women empowerment through collectively owned &managed institution capacity building

• To provide easy access to health, nutrition, Education & Skill Training, services and productive assets in remote and difficult areasand develop vulnerable people

• To support Govt. role and function in developmentprograms and evolving systems through providing regular monitoring and evaluation of the programmes

• To build strategic alliances with Govt. agencies for directlyimplementing the Govt. schemes and programmes

• Toleverage on the resources from donor agencies tosupplement ongoing Govt. programmes for achieving sustainable livelihood opportunities

Mission & Vision

Mission: To establish a just society in which no one remains hungry, unemployed, illiterate and exploited.

Vision: To organize, educate and empower rural poor to promote development as a liberating force aimed at justice, economic growth and self-reliance.

Core Values

• Participatory development approach.

• Commitment for mutual growth

• Faith in knowledge and capacity of the marginalized.

• Non Discrimination


Recognition and Awards

• Received“Brand of India Award”as SME by Hon. MSME Minister Sri Giriraj Singh, Ministry of MSME, Govt. of India in 2019.

• Awardedby CAPART, Women & Child Development, Govt. of Bihar.

• “JIJABAI” award from Shivaji Collage (Delhi University), New delhi in January 2020 for Women empowerment.

• Received APRAJITA Award from leading Hindi News Paper Prabhat Khabar for its remarkable works for women empowerment.

• Awarded “STATE AWARDEE” Artisan in Artificial Jewelry to Ms. Anita Gupta, Secretary, BMKK in Bihar.

• 1st Prize from CAPART for women entrepreneur in National Label Gram Shree Mela in Ranchi, Jharkhand

• 1st Prize from Women Development Corporation Patna, for Best Stall in Stri Shakti Mela in Patna, Bihar

• “Women on a Mission” award presented by Mrs. Sudha Murthy founder of Infosys foundation and Padamshiriby “Your Story” India’s leading media platform for startups and entrepreneurs.

Key Issues

Aged/Elderly, Agriculture, Children, Civic Issues, Education & Literacy, HIV/AIDS, Human Rights, Information & Communication Technology, Labour & Employment, Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Right to Information & Advocacy, Science & Technology, Sports, Vocational Training, Water Resources, Women's Development & Empowerment, Youth Affairs

Our Activities

Area of Operations


Core Activities

• Holistic development of poor and marginalised community

• Vocational Training

• Development of Artisans

• Employment and Financial Inclusion

• Education and Empowerment of Children

• Empowerment of women and Adolescent Girls

• Youth and Disabled Development

• Health & HygineCare

• Disaster Management and Climate Change


BMKK is a Partner Organization of USHA International Limited Gurugram for providing Skill Training in Bihar and Jharkhand since 2014 under their social initiative programme “USHA SILAI SCHOOLS”. All technical & certification support has been provided by USHA International and Quarterly monitoring and other support is provided by BMKK

“USHA SILAI SCHOOLS” started with a vision to spread the culture of learning and training to help community women to earn a regular income. BMKK is running “USHA SILAI SCHOOLS” since for a livelihood program for rural women through tailoring training, sewing machine, and entrepreneurship promotion in Bhojpur, Patna, Bhagalpur, Begusarai, Gaya districts in Bihar.

Since 2014, BMKK has distributed sewing machine to each woman with the knowledge of know-how of machine maintenance, troubleshooting, repairing, and assembling. Each woman had received signboards and course curriculum of Usha Silai School. All the beneficiary women have started earning Rs. 3,500 to Rs. 8,000 monthly.

So far, we have empowered 2546 women in Bihar & Jharkhand States which has opened USHA Silai Schools & earning money for their families.

Executive Committee


Bhojpur Mahila Kala Kendra is a non-profit organisation formed by a group of development professionals working in Bihar in India. The group is registered as a non-governmental organisation to better pursue its agenda of working towards providing opportunities and enabling conditions for the underprivileged people of India for better quality of life.