SAMPARC Balgram, Shel–Pimpalgaon

Vil. Shel–Pimpalgaon Tal. Khed, Dist. Pune – 410507. Tel: +91 2135 274190
Project Incharge: Mr. Amal Ganguly Mob: +91 9766343458

SAMPARC Children’s Home, Shel-Pimpalgaon was established in the year 2000. The project is a licensed children’s home under Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Maharashtra.
It is located in the scenic and picturesque environment of Chakan on the Chakan-Shikrapur Road, about 35 km from Pune and 140 km from Mumbai.

The Children’s Home was started with an aim to provide a family environment in community setup to the little orphans and disadvantaged children. The centre was constructed by Mr. Banerjee and Mrs. Lata Pande on a land provide by local farmers. The construction was made to accommodate 60 children.


STORY OF CHANGE: Amar (Name Change)
Amar lost his parents when he was just ten years. His uncle was unable to care for him and admitted him in SAMPARC Balgram.

Amit has been brought up in SAMPARC Balgram since the age of 10. He completed his high school at SAMPARC and then took up a three year Hotel Management Course from Hotel Park Espique, Pune. At present he is appointed as a Chef in this 3 star hotel at Pune and is earning good.


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43 Orphan, poor, needy children under rehabilitation programme.


Children live in a family environment in Community setup since it started in 1990.


309 children are rehabilitated 91 children already became self-reliant and live with dignity, 62 girls got married.


The centre is having only boy inmates but very happy centre under the care and love of Mr. Amal Ganguly and Mrs. Sapna Ganguly. Children get truly mothers love. Children are very good in music, playing harmonium, tabla. In sports children participate in Taluka and District level competition. Old housemother Sunanda Aai really values the living of children by taking care in all aspects.

Small library, computer training is provided in the centre. Regular medical checkup is done by the doctor and children do yoga every day. Also the children are supported daily by the tutor to support their class studies. Love and affection fulfill mostly the psychological need of the children.

Local Level Management Committee is there to take care of the management, care and protection of the children.

Some of the old children of the centre are Amit Burde who graduated in Hotel Management and is working in a Five Star Hotel as Chef & Trinay Jain is working in IBR as auditor.