The Sundarbans region is one of the richest ecosystems in the world. The region contains arguably the world’s largest remaining area of  mangroves, and is know


Though the Sundarbans region is celebrated for its ecological attributes, it is a difficult place to live in. The inhabited portions of India’s Sundarbans are chara


The Sundarbans, due to its unique ecosystem, has also been declared as a World Heritage site in 1989. Sundarban Biosphere Reserve has also been included as the second Bio


Cyclones and storms tend to occur in this region of the Sundarbans during the months of May to December period with the incidence being greatest in May, and in the post



Kishori Shakti Yojana (KSY)

With the active support from the District Magistrate of South 24 Parganas district, the District Programme Office, ICDS, and the CDPOs of 3 (three) blocks (Patharpratima,

Events & Updates

02 Feb2018

Birthday Celebration of Tube Well at community

The community at Pashchim Surendranagar village, on 31st January 2018, celebrated the birthday of their tube well with so much of enthusiasm.

17 Sep2017

Eye Health Hero Award

We won the Eye Health Hero Award 2017!

SSDC has been awarded with the presitigious Eye Health Hero Award Read More >>

Welcome to Sundarban Social Development Centre (SSDC)

Sundarban Social Development Centre (SSDC) is a not for profit making non-government organization situated at Sundarban delta region of West Bengal In India. Since its advent as a social development organization in 1986, SSDC has been keeping itself involved for the well-being of the people living at disaster prone Sundarban island areas which are typically identified as socio economically backward in all senses of remoteness and poor living standard. Most of the people fall under poorest of the poor category for which they are living behind the ray of modernization and development yet. The rich biodiversity thrives in Sundarban’s Mangrove ecosystem, which is under ecological threats and has become vulnerable to climate change impacts.

SSDC is devoted and has been working on community-based development activities in the areas of Health, Education, Nutrition, Women Empowerment, Livelihood, Safe Drinking Water, Sanitation, Eye Health Care & Services and Environment Protection and Disaster Risk Reduction activities in the remotest Sundarban island areas.

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