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NGO distributes fruits, medicines to patients
The Tribune;
12  September, 2017
Amritsar: A city-based NGO Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) Amritsar Central today kicked off a drive to help underprivileged TB patients by distributing medicines, fruits and other items among them.

The items were distributed among 100 patients at the TB Hospital. The BVP president, Prof HS Walia, said it was decided by the executive committee of the parishad to provide help to patients either financially or in kind on the occasion of the birthdays of their members.

A district TB forum was constituted in which the district TB officer, Dr Naresh Chawla, Prof Walia and RD Sharma would be instrumental in helping poor TB patients.
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Charitable trust distributes artificial limbs
The Tribune;
08 August, 2017
Ludhiana: The annual general body meeting of Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust was held at Divyang Sahayata and Punarvas Kendra, Rishi Nagar, here on Sunday. Deputy Commissioner Pardeep Agarwal was the chief guest, besides chairman, Avon Cycles, Onkar Singh Pahwa, MD, Tech Auto, Anil Gupta, and PK Maheshwari were the guests of honour on the occasion.

Free artificial limbs distribution camp was also organised on the occasion. As many as 11 physically challenged persons were provided artificial limbs, calipers, tricycles and hearing aids at the camp.

A trustee, Pankaj Jindal, read out the annual report for 2016-17. He said, “Till now, as many as 965 lower limbs, 90 upper limbs, 134 tricycles, 502 callipers, 513 hearing aids and other helping aids have been given to physically challenged persons free of cost.”
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Bharat Vikas Parishad adopts Kotla village
Journey Line;
06 July, 2017
Reasi: Village Kotla is adopted by BVP for Development as Model Village. Prantiya Samagra Gram Project Implementation committee headed by Ved Parkash Sharma, Chairman and accompanied by S.N Sharma, Chief Advisor, Jagdish Chander Sharma & Gopal Sharma, Tech nical Convenor, Shiv Ram Sharma visited the village.

Rajesh Baru (Tehsildar), President, Shree Shiv Khori Shrine Gramin Branch Kotla & Jagdish Sharma, distt coordinator BVP briefed the committee regarding civil works to be taken up in village as per guidelines of project & held comprehensive tour of entire village. It was decided to develop pond of historic Bheem Goda of Pandava period & restoring religious sanctity of this historical pond besides construction of bathing, washing and cattle ghat. Much focus will be given on better sanitation of the village. A Village co-ordination and monitoring committe for implementation of said project was also formed. Public interaction meeting was also held in which Tehsildar, Pouni, Naib Tehsildar Ransoo, Local Sarpanch besides members of BVP were also present & village offered rousing welcome to delegation of BVP. Prominent among those who were present on this occasion were Karan Singh Om Parkash Ram Rattan Paras Ram Shabir Hussain Shobin Chander Bhushan Khajan Singh Amit Parveen Ashok Kumar Ravinder Rattan Singh Des Raj Bhushan Bodh Raj Ravi.

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So that they can walk again...
The Tribune;
17 July, 2017
Ludhiana: The 1,174th free artificial limbs distribution camp was organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust, Punjab, at Viklang Sahayata Kendra, Rishi Nagar, on Sunday, in which artificial limbs, calipers, tricycle and hearing aids were given to 35 needy people. Secretary of the Trust Narinder Mittal said since 1996, the Trust has organised 1,173 camps, in which artificial limbs, calipers, crutches, tricycle and hearing aids have been provided to more than 49,523 physically handicapped persons. The Trust has also organised polio surgery camps, in which 2,441 polio operations have been done successfully. RP Gupta, RK Walia, Dr Anand Prakash Tiwari, Puranchand and Tripta Mehta, among others, were present on the occasion. (Click the picture for larger image)
 
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Wheelchairs distributed at Central Jail, Tajpur
The Tribune; 06 May, 2017
Ludhiana:  An NGO has come forward to help the physically challenged prisoners or those who cannot move around due to age and debility at the Central Jail. Two automated wheelchairs were donated to aid those prisoners by Help, an NGO, along with Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust.

NGO president Gaganpreet Singh said when they visited the jail, they saw old and disabled prisoners finding it difficult to move around due to lack of wheelchairs. There were numerous prisoners, who were not fit and needed wheelchairs, he said. The NGO decided to donate wheelchairs to help them. Jail authorities welcomed their effort.

“Last week, we visited the jail regarding some work and came to know regarding this situation. All members decided to extend their support. We have decided to donate two wheelchairs to the prisoners.” He said the NGO would continue to make efforts to help those in need, including prisoners.

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BVP Mokokchung branch inaugurated
The Nagaland Post; 27 April, 2017
Mokokchung: Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) Mokokchung branch was inaugurated on Thursday with BVP National Secretary Swadesh, Ranjan Goswami as chief guest and ADC Mokokchung, Sachin Jaiswal, as the guest of honour at MMC conference hall.

In his inaugural speech, the chief guest said BVP was established in the year 1963 as a service-cum-sanskar oriented, non-political, socio-cultural voluntary organisation. Goswami said BVP was dedicated in its vision for the development and growth of the country in all fields of human endeavours– cultural, social, academic, moral, national and spiritual by promoting a sense of patriotism, national unity and integrity.

He said BVP believes in dedicated service to the poor and needy people not as an act of charity but in the true spirit of “our” cultural tradition of treating service as worship. Goswami said BVP has approximately 1250 branches with more than 1 lakh 10 thousand members, rendering services in the field of environment, education, health sector, relief work, free legal aid, assisting the differently-abled people, enhancing skills in the rural areas and many other such programmes to uplift the people to lead a dignified and honourable life. In his speech, ADC Mokokchung, Sachin Jaiswal, congratulated Bharat Vikas Parishad for establishing a branch in Mokokchung and expressed hope that people in Nagaland could develop through the organisation.

On behalf of the newly inaugurated BVP Mokokchung Branch, the chief guest gifted CURE foundation with a set of computer along with classrooms materials to assist the management in the care of the differently-abled people.

The wards of the CURE Foundation presented a solo and an action song; welcome note was delivered by BVP Mokokchung Branch president Akangnungba Ao and the genesis of BVP Mokokchung Branch was highlighted by the branch chief advisor Imtisanen Ao. The programme was chaired by Aren Changkiri and dedicated by Missionary to Myanmar Longjendi.

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Deendayal Upadhyay’s economic vision hailed
Chandigarh: To mark the birth centenary celebrations of noted philosopher, economist and socialist, Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, Bharat Vikas Parishad today organised a session themed, 'Akatm Manav Darshan' at Law Auditorium, Sector 37, Chandigarh. The session was chaired by Tarun Vijay, MP, Rajya Sabha, while Asha Jaswal, Mayor, was the chief guest on the occasion.

In his address, Tarun Vijay said, "Panditji's role in bringing about a revolutionary change in Indian polity was respected all around. In fact, he is the father of the modern Modi era. Being an economist, had he not dreamt of a progressive nation, these economic reforms would have been a day-dream."

He added that Upadhyay's role in collating Hinduism as organisational, security and national pride has given him an upper edge in Indian polity. The Mayor urged the politicians to follow the path shown by Upadhyay which helps in social welfare.

Present on the occasion, Ajay Dutta, national secretary, Bharat Vikas Parishad, and nominated councillor, said the objective of this session was to introduce the people about the life-sketch and thoughts of Upadhayay.

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Artificial limbs, calipers & hearing aids distributed
The Tribune; 19 February,  2017

Ludhiana:
A free artificial limbs distribution camp was held at Viklang Sahayata and Punarvas Kendra, today, where around 31 persons were given artificial limbs, calipers, tricycle and hearing aids. The camp was organised by Bharat Vikas Parishad and Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable Trust, Punjab. RL Gupta, Dr Rajiv Gupta and Rajesh Mahajan were the chief guests on the occasion.

Narinder Mittal, Secretary, Trust, said the Trust had organised 1,130 camps since 1996, in which artificial limbs, calipers, crutches, tricycle and hearing aids have been provided to more than 48,186 physically challenged persons. The Trust has also organised polio surgery camps, in which 2,371 polio operations have been done successfully, he said.

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Aurangabad to get its own artificial limb centre
Times of India; 25 January,  2017
Aurangabad: The NGO, Bharat Vikas Parishad, will open a Vikalang Punarwansan Kendra on the premises of Dr Hedgewar Hospital to treat the patients free of cost. As of now three to four non-governmental organisations conduct camps twice or thrice a year and provide the famous artificial limbs. But there is no dedicated centre for it in the district due to which the patients specially coming from remote areas have to wait for months.

"We have recently identified space for the centre in the hospital and the concerned officials have given us in-principle approval for the noble cause. We hope that the centre will start treating patients from mid-February," Shirpad Takalkar, treasurer of Aurangabd branch of Bharat Vikas Parishad (Devgiri Prant), said.

With the new facility in place, the patients in and around the district would get artificial limbs within eight to 10 days. "As of now, after participating in the camps, the patients need to wait for 25-30 days to get the artificial limb. However, at our proposed centre, we will deploy a team of technicians who will prepare the foot within the shortest possible time," he said.

For the past many years, Bharat Vikas Parishad has been conducting camps across various locations in the district and providing Jaipur foot to the needy free of cost. "In a recent camp held in Vijapur, more than 115 physically handicapped persons approached us. However, only 53 of them could qualify for the foot on technical grounds and we offered them the artificial limbs in presence of Maharashtra state assembly speaker Haribhau Bagde," Takalkar said.

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72 couples tie the knot in ‘cashless wedding’
Hindustan Times; 17 December, 2016
Noida: : A wedding where the pandit accepts ‘dakshina’ (remuneration) in cheque, band artistes and wedding organisers are digital and the entire ceremony is managed cashless may be a pipe dream in these times of demonetisation. But that’s how the nuptials of 72 underprivileged couples from Delhi-NCR will take place on Saturday morning.

Bharat Vikas Parishad, a pan India cultural body, is organising the ‘cheque-only’ marriage ceremony. With a budget of around Rs80 lakh, the organisation plans to pay the pandal organisers, lighting equipment facilitators, band artistes, caterers and pandits in cheque, bank transfers and e-wallet payments. “Every single payment will be done in a cashless manner. When we began accepting donations from various organizations and residents in Noida, we made it clear that it is a strict cheque/online banking only wedding,” said Pankaj Jindal, Noida founder of Bharat Vikas Parishad.

The organisation has been holding community marriages for underprivileged couples in the past as well. There have been three such marriage events in the past in which more than 300 couples have tied the knot. But this is the first time that a cashless marriage ceremony is being organised. “Usually, we organise marriage of at least 100 couples, but this year, due to demonetisation, we could manage only 72 couples. We wanted to ensure that we follow the prime minister’s call to go digital,” said Rajiv Agarwal, president, Bharat Vikas Parishad. Of the 72 couples, 12 are from Bihar and the remaining from Delhi-NCR. The families had to apply for the wedding ceremony a few months ago.

“I am surprised and ecstatic about the fact that my daughter’s wedding is being conducted without cash. I believe every marriage should be done in this manner,” said Shakuntala Devi of Sasaram, Bihar. Apart from the wedding, the couples will also receive various gifts to begin their married life. The gift items were also bought without cash.

“The couples will also receive a dish set, blankets, fan, TV, gold mangal sutra, mattresses and furniture worth Rs90,000 so that they can begin their lives together easily. A majority of the fund come from our organisation and the remaining amount was received from various philanthropists in Noida. All our records are transparent and we are trying to set an example,” Jindal said.
 

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DyCM exhorts youth to imbibe spirit of patriotism
Daily
Excelsior; October 16 , 2016

Jammu: Youth  Oct 15: Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today called on the youth to imbibe the spirit of patriotism in them and remain in touch with rich culture and traditions of their country. Deputy Chief Minister was addressing participants at State level National Group Song Competition in Hindi and Sanskrit language organized by Bharat Vikas Parishad at Abhinav Theatre.

Dr Singh lauded the role of organization in inculcating national spirit in youth and highlighted the importance for all-round development of children by organizing such type of activities. The organization is extending their services to the needy people and also conducts various activities which help in developing patriotic spirit among people, he said.
Deputy Chief Minister called upon the youth to channelize their energy into positive direction for achieving the goal of a strong and prosperous India.

Highlighting the importance of music, Dr Singh said it is a gift of God for soothing our souls and relieving stress. He asked the students to develop interest in music. He also stressed on teaching Hindi and Sanskrit languages in schools.


Appreciating BVP for holding the event, he said patriotic songs played a major role in imbibing the spirit of patriotism among the people during the freedom struggle. Dr Singh also released State Directory of Bharat Vikas Parishad(BVP) on the occasion.
 

Speaking on the occasion, National Vice President BVP Surinder Kumar Wadhwa highlighted the functioning of the organisation and its programmes and objectives. He said the organisation works for development of the country through its Sanskar and Sewa projects that are being run throughout India.


The team of Jain School secured 1st rank, while K C International and Doon International School bagged 2nd and 3rd position respectively. Deputy Chief Minister also gave away participation certificates and prizes to the winning teams. The winner team will now participate in National Level competition to be held in Pune.

Among others, Divisional Manager Traffic Railways Sudheer Kumar Singh, National Vice President BVP Surinder Kumar Wadhwa, State President BVP Dev Raj Sharma, Co-convener State BVP Mamta Singh, Senior leader Yudhvir Sethi, members of BVP, prominent citizens and students were present on the occasion.
 

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Inculcate good moral values among youth: Guv
The Tribune; October 12 , 2016

Shimla: Youth with good moral values and education make a great nation.
This was stated by Governor Acharya Devvrat while presiding over a prize distribution ceremony of the group song competition, organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad at Makri-Markand panchayat of Sadar development block in Bilaspur district today.

 

 

He said the youth always played a vital role in the country’s development and it was the duty of elders to guide them in achieving their goals in their lives and also contributing towards the betterment of the nation. He stressed that it was important to inculcate moral values and virtues in children from the very beginning so that they grew up as disciplined and responsible citizens.
He expressed concern over the fact that today the younger generation was not much concerned with the cultural heritage and it was our responsibility to make them aware of the importance of rich culture and high values.

Acharya Devvrat said the Britishers ruled India for a long period of time and Lord Macaulay strategically destroyed our education system. Today, we needed to preserve our culture and give good values to our children so that no force could harm our culture and integrity. He also urged students to read the biographies of great leaders and thinkers so that they got inspiration to lead a successful life.

He announced Rs 51,000 to the parishad for implementing its activities. The Governor released a souvenir of the parishad and distributed prizes among the winners.
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युवाओं को बनाएं संस्कारवान : राज्यपाल
दैनिक भास्कर;
 12 October, 2016

राज्यपाल आचार्य देवव्रत ने कहा कि किसी भी राष्ट्र की सबसे बड़ी पूंजी उसकी युवा शक्ति होती है और जब यह पीढ़ी संस्कारित हो जाती है तो वह देश महान हो जाता है। राज्यपाल बुधवार को बिलासपुर जिले के विकास खंड सदर की ग्राम पंचायत माकड़ी-मारकंड में भारत विकास परिषद के प्रांत स्तरीय समूह गान प्रतियोगिता के पुरस्कार वितरण समारोह की अध्यक्षता करते हुए बोल रहे थे।

 

उन्होंने कहा कि राष्ट्र के विकास में युवाओं का महत्वपूर्ण योगदान होता है।युवाओं की शक्ति को सही दिशा प्रदान करना बड़ों का कर्तव्य है, जिन्हें स्वयं अच्छे संस्कारों को अपनाकर आदर्श प्रस्तुत करना चाहिए। उन्होंने कहा कि स्वाभाविक ज्ञान के अतिरिक्त नेमेतिक ज्ञान को हम प्रशिक्षण से प्राप्त करते हैं और यह क्षमता मानव में सर्वश्रेष्ठ है। मनुष्य में सीखे हुए ज्ञान को बढ़ाने और तुरंत ग्रहण करने के विशेष गुण मौजूद हैं। बच्चों को शुरूआत से ही अच्छे संस्कार नहीं दिए तो वह कुछ भी नहीं सीखेगा। उन्होंने चिंता व्यक्त करते हुए कहा कि आज युवा पीढ़ी अपनी सांस्कृतिक विरासत भूल रही है और यह हमारा दायित्व है कि उन्हें अपनी समृद्ध संस्कृति और उच्च मूल्यों से परिचित करवाएं तभी हम सुदृढ़ राष्ट्र की परिकल्पना कर सकते हैं।

आचार्य देवव्रत ने कहा कि अंग्रेजों ने हम पर लंबे समय तक शासन किया और लार्ड मेकाले ने सुनियोजित तरीके से हमारी शिक्षा पद्धति को नष्ट किया ताकि इस देश पर राज कर सके। मगर आज हमें अपनी संस्कृति को बचाना है तो बच्चों को घर से ही संस्कार देने चाहिए। हमारी संस्कृति में 16 संस्कारों की बात की गई है, इसलिए भौतिक सुख से ज्यादा बच्चों को संस्कार देना अधिक जरूरी है।

संस्कृति के संरक्षण की दिशा में भारत विकास परिषद के प्रयासों की सराहना करते हुए उन्होंने कहा कि यह परिषद राष्ट्र उत्थान का कार्य कर रही है। उन्होंने परिषद को अपनी गतिविधियों को और प्रभावी तरीके से कार्यान्वित करने के लिए 51,000 रुपये देने की घोषणा की। राज्यपाल ने इस मौके पर परिषद की स्मारिका का विमोचन भी किया। प्रांत स्तरीय समूह गान प्रतियोगिता का प्रथम पुरस्कार बिलासपुर शाखा, द्वितीय पुरस्कार शिमला शाखा और तृतीय पुरस्कार पांवटा साहिब शाखा को प्रदान किया।

 

इससे पूर्व, भारत विकास परिषद के राष्ट्रीय संयुक्त महामंत्री विनीत गर्ग ने राज्यपाल का स्वागत करते हुए कहा कि परिषद की 1200 से अधिक शाखाएं देश भर में कार्यरत हैं और 50 हजार से अधिक सदस्य है। भारत विकास परिषद के राष्ट्रीय महामंत्री अजय दत्ता, राष्टीय मंत्री राकेश सहगल, पूर्व प्रांत के अध्यक्ष सलिल शमशेरी, बिलासपुर शाखा के अध्यक्ष अरुण गौतम और अन्य लोग भी इस अवसर पर उपस्थित रहे।
 

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