RDSS stands with a vision to assist the rural communities to sustain themselves, and improve their socio-economic status by providing quality education, medical care, skill development and improving livelihoods. In the process of development, priority is given for Tribal leadership and attempt is made to bring the tribal population into the mainstream.
Education of the Children was the first activity started. Later it was intensified with Boarding houses which take care of character formation of children and quality education and leadership training. After the registration of the Institution, an integrated approach was adapted with three major sectors of development: health care services, quality education, and agriculture cum natural resource management. Presently, there are 4 branches where Boarding houses were established for quality education and rural masses are assisted in 140 remote villages for socio-economic development. It is a joint venture of the diocese of Sagar and CMI St. Paul Province Bhopal.
Silwani is one of the development blocks in Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh. It is 135 k.m. from Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh. By road it takes about three hours to reach Silwani fromBhopal. Another nearest city is Sagar, which is also the headquarters of Sagar diocese. The distance from Sagar to Silwani is about 120 k.m. It has 255 revenue villages having a total population of the 130033.