- To create awareness about civic and human rights to realize the objective of human-centered development.
- To increase understanding amongst government's line departments and community organizations through establishing development linkages.
- To promote community organizations (COs) to pool and develop local resources for collective and self-sustaining actions.
- To conduct surveys and studies for providing basis for evidence-led planning of development program at local level.
- To provide technical and consultancy services to government / non-government organizations, institutions, agencies and departments at all levels.
- To promote social development activities through discussions, seminars, conferences, debates and round table dialogues.
- ZKS firmly believes in 'Dasa Raja Dharma'. These ten rules can be applied even today by any government which wishes to rule the country peacefully. The rules are as follows:
- Nowadays many religionists like to claim that their religions give women equal rights. We only have to look at the world around us today to see the position of women in many societies. It seems that they have no freedom, and are discriminated in various fields and generally suffer abuse in many subtle forms. Even in western countries, women has to fight very hard for their rights. According to Buddhism, it is not justifiable to regard women as inferior. The Buddha Himself was born as a woman on several occasions during his previous births in 'Samsara' and even as a women He developed the noble qualities and wisdom until he gained Enlightenment or Buddhahood. Zila Kalyaan Samiti strongly believes that man is not always the only wise one; woman is also wise and we respect their existence on earth.
- There is a limit to the extent to which a political system can safeguard the happiness and prosperity of its people. No political system, no matter how ideal it may appear to be, can bring about peace and happiness as long as the people in the system are dominated by greed, hatred and delusion. In addition, no matter what political system is adopted, there are certain universal factors which the members of that society will have to experience: the effects of good and bad karma, the lack of real satisfaction or everlasting happiness in the world characterized by unsatisfactoriness, impermanence, and egolessness.
1) be liberal and avoid selfishness,
2) maintain a high moral character,
3) be prepared to sacrifice one's own pleasure for the well-being of the subjects,
4) be honest and maintain absolute integrity,
5) be kind and gentle,
6) lead a simple life for the subjects to emulate,
7) be free from hatred of any kind,
8) exercise non-violence,
9) practise patience, and
10) respect public opinion to promote peace and harmony.