Who We Are

Turnstone Global is a not for profit social enterprise working with relentless effort for overall improvement of human lives irrespective of age, gender, religious beliefs, cast, ethnic origin, birth place or disability status.

Being a truly National Organisation, the philosophy of comprehensive empowerment helps us to scale our activities in social, economic, physical and mental development of a human being. Our scale of operation in eleven states (West Bengal, Orissa, Bihar, Mizoram, Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi) with more than two hundred gram Panchayats have touched the lives of more than one million in last decades. At any given point of time eleven thousand beneficiaries are in our role. Several hundreds of them residing permanently with us.

Our Governing Body

Details of the Board of Directors / Governing body of Turnstone Global, as on date.

  • Mr.Shyamal Kumar Sen:President
  • Mr.Swapan Kumar Pathak:Working President
  • Mr.SajalSen:Vice President
  • Dr. Kanchan Gaba:Secretary
  • Smt. Sulachna Mansi:Joint Secretary
  • Mr.Sampat Mal Sanchati:Joint Secretary
  • Mr.Dipak Biswas:Joint Treasurer
  • Mr.Subhashchand Manakchand Kumbhat:Member
  • Shri Yogesh Gupta:Member


From very beginning, we, at Turnstone Global, believe that development has to be holistic, to bring real fruits to the neediest. Public Health, Education, Livelihood, Women Empowerment, Community Development and up-liftment of the marginalised people including persons with disability continue to be prime areas of our work. We wish to bring a substantial change on the ground by focusing our energies in these sectors as well as building our understanding about related issues. We, at Turnstone Global, firmly believe that a conducive and productive environment cannot be achieved unless all parameters of the development equation are adequately addressed. To meet our objective, Turnstone Global has support centres in 8 states on a people-centric model of development in areas like public health, education, gender, livelihood, community development and social welfare. Inspired by Gandhian ideals of social change, what guides our team is the Gandhian talisman –“Whenever you are in doubt, or when the self becomes too much with you, apply the following test. Recall the face of the poorest and the weakest man (woman) whom you may have seen, and ask yourself, if the step you contemplate is going to be any use to him (her).

Will he (she) gain anything by it? Will it restore him (her) to a control over his (her) own life and destiny? In other words, will it lead to Swaraj (freedom) for the hungry and starving millions? Then you will find your doubts and yourself melt away.”

Our Values

Every individual is unique and has the potential to excel and succeed in some sphere. Opportunities, a nurturing environment, good health, education and training can help unlock that potential.

Values we cherish

Transparency in all aspects, Commitment to render selfless service to the poor, Accountability to the Society, Work with team spirit, Punctuality, Participatory approach in all aspects, Sensitive towards women, Integrity.


To make a world free from poverty and injustice where every human being irrespective of their age, sex, cast, creed, religion, birth place, disability enjoys the right to life with dignity and to empower the marginalized section of the society by enhancing their knowledge, skills, capacities, access to opportunities, services and their participation in life’s decision.


Facilitating the holistic empowerment and development of the disadvantaged section of our society and help them to achieve their highest potential and prepare them to face challenges in life with high confidence.


Transparency is one of Turnstone Global’s core value and something we use to help build resilient relationships with all our stakeholders. Within the organization, we held this value in terms of sound auditing practices and ensuring the partners [individuals/corporate] we work with, have full access to any information they seek or any project area they wish to visit.

GuideStar India Transparency Key
GuideStar India is India’s leading provider of NGO information, an initiative of Civil Society Information Services India. Turnstone Global received a Transparency Key from GuideStar India Certification, which means that we have been evaluated by the organization and found to be transparent and accountable.

Give India Certificate
We feel proud to be evaluated and accredited by GIVE INDIA, most trusted accreditation agency of India. After doing thorough due diligence and field visit Give India has certified us on the basis of our accountability, transparency and commitment.

Important credentials

We strive to ensure stringent measures are in place, to meet the highest standards of transparency, as we believe internal control is the key to good governance.
In order to ensure the effectiveness of the internal controls, the organisation has appointed Chartered Accountant firms of repute, as Branch Auditors. The Branch Auditors submit the audited reports of their respective branches to the management periodically. These reports are then reviewed by the Audit Committee.

The Audit Committee is a sub-committee of the Board of Trustees that was formed to ensure the effectiveness of the internal control environment.

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