Ashoka Fellow
Fellow Since 2005
This description of Deep Purokayastha's work was prepared when Deep Purokayastha was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2005.
Deep Purokayastha is working for the protection and care of India’s impoverished itinerant railway children by involving the state-run Railway Police Force in a leading, proactive role, while at the same time engaging civil society and the children themselves in this effort.
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