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Voluntary Organisations
Who gave the idea of voluntary organisation
• Michall Banton defines it as a group organised for the
pursuit(finding) of one interest or of several interests
in common.
• In the words of David L. Sills, Voluntary
organisation is a group of persons organised on the
basis of voluntary membership without state control
for the furtherance of some common interests of its
members
•Definition:-
• A voluntary group or union is a group of individuals
who enter into an agreement, usually as volunteers,
to form a body to accomplish a purpose. Common
examples include trade associations, trade unions,
learned societies, professional associations, and
environmental groups
Important Objectives and Functions
• Man is a social animal
• Society needs voluntary organization(blood donation,cultural
activities)
• Avoid concentration of powers in the hands of
government(Monopoly,ex-public park,temple)
• Improves national solidarity(unity)(RSS)nation building
• Fullfilling the uncovered needs of society
History:-
Before independence
• Ramkrishna mission
• Dharma samaj
• All India seva samite
• Prarthna samaj
• Widow homes
After independence
•Infosys foundation
•Tata trust
•Azim premji foundation
•Karnataka rakshana vedike
•Hindu jagarana vedike
• Charities: World Vision, American Red Cross
• Foundations: David Suzuki Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation
• Social Welfare Organizations: Human Rights Watch, Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA)
• Advocacy Groups: Privacy International, World Wildlife Fund
• Faith-Based Organizations: Churches, Mosques, Temples
• Community Groups: Neighbourhood Watch, Knitting
• Recreational Sports: Ultimate Frisbee, Running Clubs
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Importance of Voluntary Organisations

  • 2. Who gave the idea of voluntary organisation • Michall Banton defines it as a group organised for the pursuit(finding) of one interest or of several interests in common. • In the words of David L. Sills, Voluntary organisation is a group of persons organised on the basis of voluntary membership without state control for the furtherance of some common interests of its members
  • 3. •Definition:- • A voluntary group or union is a group of individuals who enter into an agreement, usually as volunteers, to form a body to accomplish a purpose. Common examples include trade associations, trade unions, learned societies, professional associations, and environmental groups
  • 4. Important Objectives and Functions • Man is a social animal • Society needs voluntary organization(blood donation,cultural activities) • Avoid concentration of powers in the hands of government(Monopoly,ex-public park,temple) • Improves national solidarity(unity)(RSS)nation building • Fullfilling the uncovered needs of society
  • 5. History:- Before independence • Ramkrishna mission • Dharma samaj • All India seva samite • Prarthna samaj • Widow homes
  • 6. After independence •Infosys foundation •Tata trust •Azim premji foundation •Karnataka rakshana vedike •Hindu jagarana vedike
  • 7. • Charities: World Vision, American Red Cross • Foundations: David Suzuki Foundation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation • Social Welfare Organizations: Human Rights Watch, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) • Advocacy Groups: Privacy International, World Wildlife Fund • Faith-Based Organizations: Churches, Mosques, Temples • Community Groups: Neighbourhood Watch, Knitting • Recreational Sports: Ultimate Frisbee, Running Clubs