PRERAK has been working from the beginning to support and strengthen the community around the entire Chhattisgarh. It is a non-political, non-religious,non-frofit making and non-governmental voluntary social development organization with the goal to make attempts for the community development.This organization was established in the year 1988 by the community experienced personnels and volunteers to fulfill the social needs of the human beings.Developed the strategies for changing the intellectual knowledge of the SC.ST. & OBCs and other downtrodden people (Basically stressed the priorities on women) and to aware them about their fundamental rights and duties on the community and how they will take the care of the environment for their self-sustenance.
PRERAK is registered under the Madhya Pradesh Societies Registration Act- 1973, on dated 28th June 1989 and FCRA under ministry of Home Affairs Govt. of India on dated 17th February 1993 and income tax act 12 A Madhya Pradesh. It is also registered under People with Disability Act-1995. Recently it has applied for registration under Rehabilitation council of India (RCI).
Since then, with the aim of improving the socio-economic standard of the people it is in the change process. It has focused its attention to eliminated poverty facilitating peoples’ power and resources through its action programs in the field of education, health, economic and women development with the tribal and other dalits. In the process of achieving the dreams it has taken integrated development approach and community organization with the special attention to capacity building of poor and facilitating women as key group of change, believing in integrated attack on poverty and injustice recognizing root cause at material need and power relation in the area.
Prerak has been established with the purpose to create a society where basic needs of every individuals like food, shelter, health and education can be addressed irrespective of caste, creed, religion, gender and language; where justice, equality, liberty and human rights are assured; where cooperative culture is the way of life. It has aimed to create just a process of rural development where the most backward classes of Chhattisgarh state especially women can be empowered and control over natural resources and move progressively towards the way of Gram Swaraj.