The overarching mission of Jagadguru Kripalu Skill Institute (JKSI) is to build a vibrant and thriving society which contributes to sustainable livelihood. It aims to do this by primarily focusing on providing theoretical education, practical skills, and employment opportunities to the rural youth.
The foundation of JKSI is its 3P value system: People, Planet, Prosperity. All decisions at JKSI are filtered through the lens of benefit to people and planet because we believe that true upliftment cannot be achieved without a proper balance of people’s and planet’s interests. In practical terms this means we focus on education and employment opportunities for rural youth and on empowering women in society. Our preference for technology that is eco-friendly and sustainable guides us to make decisions such as to install solar panels on the roof of buildings, build a bio-gas plant, and bring new technology to the aid of local farmers. As a result of these and other decisions based on the 3P value system, we expect to see sustainable social upliftment in the surrounding areas.
To streamline the various initiatives underway at JKSI, three centres are in the process of being established: