Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) is a non-profit, secular and non-political Organization established in 1983 and is registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 in 1989. (Registration No.115/89-90 dated 06.12.1989)

KROSS with its 14 member organizations renders multifarious services among more than 825,000 poor people in more... More+

President's Message

As Karnataka Regional Organization for Social Service (KROSS) steps into its 33rd year, it gives me immense joy to reflect on the varied roles adopted by KROSS to build a society based on Justice, Peace and Equality while ensuring ecological harmony.
KROSS and its consortium of 14 Diocesan Partners have adapted effective & innovative systems and rights based... More+



  • Training On Formation Of Taluk & District Level Federations.
    KROSS and its 14 Diocesan Operating Partners have been working steadfastly towards women empowerment and a lot of changes are visible in the most rural and backwards areas. Nevertheless, it was felt that there More+
  • Workshop On National Rural Health Mission.
    To understand the salient features of the National Rural Health Mission, a workshop was held at KROSS Resource Centre, Bangalore on 27th June, 2017 in which 62 participants from the Diocesan Social Work Centres More+
  • Training On Gender Mainstreaming
    A Training on Gender Mainstreaming was held at KROSS Resource Centre, Bangalore on 28.06.2017 to promote gender mainstreaming as all along we have been working only towards women empowerment and gender equality. The training More+
  • KROSS Governing Board Meeting – 31st May 2017.
    KROSS held its Governing Board Meeting at Karwar on 31.05.2017 which was hosted by Karwar Diocesan Development Council (KDDC), Karwar. Msgr. Simon Tellis of Karwar Diocese on behalf of Rt. Rev. Dr. Derek Fernandes More+

Director's Message

India has 2 million NGOs (i.e. 1 NGO for 600 population) and along with a few selected states, Karnataka shares the lion's share. NGOs work on a broad scale of activities but it is very safe to presume that the entire NGO community works for safeguarding human privileges. If so, why is there a failure in preventing violence and atrocities against women? The chief Minister of Karnataka lamented that it is disturbing to note that the cases of violence and atrocities against women and girls are increasing and said comprehensive measures More+

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