JSKS is the acronym of “Jhanjira Samaj Kallyan Sangstha”. Its literary meaning is “Jhanjira (village name) Social Welfare Organization”. It is a non-profitable, non-political, non-government development organization. JSKS was established in October 10, 1983. After establishing the organization and leading it to the path of progress the founding main initiator Mr. Khademul Hoque died in a road accident in 1989 which eclipsed the activities of the organization for a long time. However the management controls the situation and the present Executive Director Mr. Mustafa Kamal took over the Leadership and restarted & continued the development activities of the organization again from December 1991.
During this period existence in development, it has been implementing numerous development projects. Initially, it was started its activities at local level focusing Social Development and Humanitarian support. Later on, it was emerged as Non Government Organization (NGO) and has got registration from Directorate of Social Service and NGO Affairs Bureau, Government of the Peoples Republic of Bangladesh as well.
By this time, organization got funding support from numerous national and international donors. With the funding and technical assistance from aforesaid multi-donor, it started to work intensively for the Socio-economic independence of the poor, disadvantaged and discriminated people of this region. By this time organization has proved its ability, transparency and quality in program implementation. So far, organization has been completed different development program during this period with the full satisfaction of the donor, Government and program participants.
It has strong active and transparent management system. The General Council and Executive Committee members of the organization have proven dedication and commitment to the organization. The election of Executive Committee members take place in a quite transparent way and every month they sit once to review organizational progress and discuss further quality improvement of the organization. All those effort make the organization unique of its nature.