About SEWA

The Socio Educational Welfare Association (SEWA) is devoted to improving the quality of life of those in need, mainly in the north-eastern region of India, irrespective of their origin, faith, or gender. SEWA attempts to facilitate the community of this tea growing region for access to better working conditions as well as improved access to water, sanitation, and hygiene. SEWA right from inception emphasised thematic interventions on health, gender-based violence, mental health, HIV prevention, disaster risk reduction, responsible business behaviour in tea sector, climate change, sustainable livelihoods, employment generation through skill training, elderly caregiving, women’s empowerment, etc. SEWA is advocating for the rights of children living in tea plantations and social safeguards for poor and vulnerable community. Our multidimensional development approach aims to transform communities into resilient communities and individuals into self-reliant.

Socio Educational Welfare Association (SEWA) is a voluntary, non-governmental organisation based in Dibrugarh, State-Assam, India.  Established in the year 2000,


SEWA visualizes a society where the community is capable of and takes charge of its own development through facilitative support from the civil society organizations.


Creating space for the community to develop itself through sustained social mobilization, intervention towards all-round development on an equal platform, thereby ensuring economic, social, and intellectual empowerment and improvement in the physical quality of life.

Registration details

  • SEWA is registered as a Society under Registration of Societies Act XXI of 1860 vide Registration No: RS/DIB/255/A/06 of 2000-2001.
  • SEWA is a registered organisation under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, with registration number 020750017.
  • SEWA is registered under NITI Aayog with Unique ID:NGO PS ID AS/2013/0060707.
  • Registered under the Ministry of Cooperate Affairs, Government of India, for undertaking CSR activities, vide Registration Number is CSR00027829
  • Registered under Section 12AA of the Income Tax Act of 1961, vide Unique Registration No.: AADAS9286QE20115
  • Registered under Section 80(G)(5)(VI) of the Income Tax Act 1961, vide Unique Registration AADAS9286QF20212
  • PAN Card No : AADAS9286Q
  • GSTIN: 18AADAS9286Q1ZD
  • Tax Deduction Account No: SHLSO
  • Registered as a Service Provider under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005
  • Empanelled Elderly Caregiving  Agency for the State of Assam by the Indian Institute of Entrepreneurship