About Us

Seeking Modern Applications for Real Transformation (SMART) was registered in 1997 under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 with non-profiteering objectives. It has been working with vulnerable communities, with a focus on women, and is committed to creating awareness and empowering communities to speak up and stand up for their rights and entitlements. SMART uses new and traditional communication technologies for acquiring knowledge in order to create a more just social and economic order with a mission to eradicate poverty through gender equality, improved family health, protection of the environment and promotion of democratic participation of minorities.

Latest Stories

  • SMART NGO’s Shaan-e-Mewat event to become an annual tradition

    , June 26, 2024

    NUH, HARYANA: The vibrant spirit of Mewati culture took center stage on June 10th, 2024, at the “Shaan-e-Mewat” cultural event. Organized by Smart NGO and Radio Mewat in collaboration with the District Administration and Nuh Police, the event aimed to showcase the region’s unique heritage and challenge prevailing misconceptions.     Hosted at Shaheed Hasan […]

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  • My money, my dream: Mewat women’s fight for financial inclusion

    , June 6, 2024

    In Mewat (renamed Nuh), women’s dreams of entrepreneurship are often stifled before it takes flight. Despite a staggering 77% of women yearning for a business loan, their aspirations are suffocated by fear and mistrust of the banking system. The heartbreaking stories of over 2,400 women surveyed in Nuh, Haryana, under SMART NGO’s financial literacy program […]

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  • When will local governmental bodies face the scorching truth of Climate Change

    , May 30, 2024

    Coimbatore/Nilgiris: The winding roads through the lush forests of the Nilgiris often open into towns carved into the mountain faces. These towns, the spiraling roads, coffee plantations, and tea gardens, over the past week, stand drenched by unseasonal, unexpected heavy showers that have caught most people by surprise. The rains, preceded by record-breaking heat, largely […]

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Work Done By SMART During Covid-19

As the weight of COVID-19 hit India and lockdown was imposed, SMART fulfilled its responsibility by adopting a multi-pronged strategy to respond to the pandemic. While on one hand, SMART executed work in Haryana’s Mewat district through its community radio station Radio Mewat, on the other hand it supported community radio stations across India with content for awareness. To learn about the situation in Mewat, click here

Partners

In our journey, we have worked with and been supported by a variety of governmental and non-governmental partners

Governmental Partners

Non-Governmental Partners