The Synodical Board of Social Services is the development and justice board of the Church of North India, working with the Dalit (Scheduled Caste) and Tribal (Schedules Tribe) communities to facilitate and promote socio-economic transformation. CNI SBSS is working with 15 DBSS- Diocesan Board of Social Services in seven states, covering a population of two million.
CNI SBSS is working with the most vulnerable section of the society- the Dalits, Adivasis, Women and Children. A multidimensional approach towards poverty reduction will set free these communities from age old clutches of poverty and will ensure that these communities receive an equitable share of the country’s growth. The program focuses on access and control over livelihood resources, promotion of sustainable livelihood options, participation in governance, entitlement of social security schemes and models of church mission engagement.