- EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Since 1967, Parishad
has been organising National Group
Song Competition of patriotic songs among school children at
branch, state and
At branch level
about 50,000 students
from over 5,000 schools take part in Hindi and
Sanskrit songs competition
all over the
country every year. In the programmes organised
all India level, we had the privilege of
having Presidents like Dr. Zakir Hussain, Gyani Zail Singh and
Shri Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy to preside over the functions.
2.5 lakh "Bharat Ko Jano" books are distributed among the school
students all over the country every year. This
competition is being held at branch, prant and national
levels. Over 15 lakh students
participate in written test for the "Bharat Ko Jano"
competition every year. The purpose of this quiz
programme for the school children is to increase their
awareness about the distinctive features of our country and
the Guru Vandan Chhatra Abhinandan
programme, Parishad aims at strengthening in the minds of
the children their respect for their parents and teachers. Functions
are held in about 5,000
schools all over the country wherein thousands of students
teachers are honoured. More than 10 lakhs students participated in this programme.
- Over 400 Bal, Yuva, Parivar and Praud
sanskar shivirs are
organized all over the country where over 60,000
individuals participate every year. These programmes aim to
inculcate moral, cultural and human values in the families
and all sections of the society.
- SERVICE PROGRAMME
Vikas Parishad is running over 1,600
whose activities are conducted on daily or weekly basis.
These projects include Hospitals, Clinics,
Physiotherapy Centres, Mobile Vans, Pathology Labs,
Ultrasound Centres, Blood Banks, Educational Institutions,
Vikas Parishad, through its
16 centres spread all over the country, provides artificial limbs and other aids to the
largest number of handicapped persons in the country year
- Parishad provides artificial limbs, calipers, tricycles
chairs to over 14,000
persons free of cost annually. In addition, Parishad is able
to provide facilitates to rehabilitate over 2,000
differently abled persons.
two Viklang Sahayata centres at Delhi and Ludhiana have won President's award
for service to the handicapped persons in 1995
Minister bestowed FICCI
award to our
Ludhiana centre in 2007.
- Parishad has a
Super Specialty Hospital
at Kota spread over 54,000
square feet with
65 consultants and a staff of
400. It annually treats over
1.80 lakh patients.
The hospital is also running a Nursing School as well
as a College of Nursing with more than 300 students.
- Similarly, BVP Charitable Diagnostic Centre at Chandigarh provides its
diagnostic services to over 3.95 lakh beneficiaries annually. BVP Charitable Trust Hospital
Ludhiana, apart from providing OPD facilities, also
organises around 70 camps and conducts 1,500
surgeries every year. Kanchi Sri Sankara Medical
Centre at Bongaigaon (Assam), with 30-bedded multi-
disciplinary facility, has been set up in tribal area
of North-East. Another big hospital has recently come at
Ramganj Mandi in Rajasthan.
- Parishad's branches
annually organise over 1,500 health check-up and
treatment camps benefitting over two lakh patients. In
addition, blood donation camps are also organsied where over
20,000 units are donated annually.
has adopted about
200 villages and
urban slums for their development.
- Parishad has taken
42 villages. So far work has been completed
16 villages and work remaining in 26 villages is
in various parts of the country. Many more
villages will be taken for all round development.
So far Parishad has spent over Rs. 3.70 core on
One of the developed village, Mohabbatpur in Haryana, has been awarded
"Nirmal Gram Purskar" by President of India in 2008
on attaining full sanitation coverage in households, schools,
anganwadis and for outstanding contribution in promotion of
- Parishad is
and other states in
setting up and running hospitals, dispensaries, medical and
health centres, schools, hostels, etc. Our assistance
amounts to over Rs.60 lakhs annually.
- Our branches
annually plant about 1.50 lakhs
and distribute 70,000 Tulsi plants throughout the
country as pat of its
"Green India Project".
annually organises marriages of about 600 couples belonging
to the weaker sections of the society.
- Help in cash and
kind was provided in case of
earthquake in Latur (1993)
and Gujarat (2001),
Kargil war (1998), Orissa
draught in Rajasthan (2003),
Tsunami (2004), floods
in Assam (2004, 2007 ), Gujarat (2005)
and Bihar and Assam (2008), Andhra Pradesh,
Karnataka and Maharashtra (2009), relief for
cloudburst in Jammu &
Kashmir (Laddakh) and floods in Uttrakhand (2010).
- When earthquake struck in Gujarat on 26th January, 2001, BVP
artificial limbs to needy persons and
a sum of Rs.1.89
crores for reconstruction of devastated villages and
rehabilitation of earthquake victims.
the southern parts of the country in December, 2004, Bharat
Vikas Parishad, in addition to providing medicines, food and
shelters to the affected brethren, also undertook
construction of community centres in five coastal
villages - three in Tamil Nadu and one each in Andhra
Pradesh and Kerala. In all, the Parishad’s total
- In August 2010
cloudburst triggered flash floods and mudslides in Leh
causing death of hundreds of people. Bharat Vikas Parishad
extended timely help to the affected brethren by constructing a six-room school
complete with furniture
and uniform and books for the students. In addition, it distributed relief material and provided financial
assistance to a number of victims.
- In June 2013, when
cloudburst caused devastating floods and
landslides in Uttrakhand,
Parishad rushed to help the suffering brethren. Parishad has
since decided to take up a number of Permanent Projects in
the state costing over Rupees one crore.
also rendered assistance to affected brethren in U.P.
(flood in August, 2014), Jammu & Kashmir (rainfall &
landslides in September 2014), Orissa (cyclone in October,
2014), Assam (Bodo militancy in October, 2014), and
victims of earthquake in Nepal (May, 2015).
- PUBLIC RELATIONS
Parishad’s branches hold seminars on contemporary subjects
of national interest and welfare of humanity in institutions
of higher education to reinforce Bhartiya Sanskriti and
Sanskars among the youth. Over 300 seminars are
Parishad has brought out
publications and is publishing a bilingual monthly
journal "NITI" in Hindi and English. Its circulation is
copies per month and it reaches every member of the
Parishad. A bilingual quarterly magazine "Gyan Prabha"
is also published which contains thought provoking articles.
E-version of all the publications are on the
with the year 2007-08, Parishad has been awarding "Utkrishtata
to recognise individuals / institutions
who have done excellence work in the field of Sanskar or Sewa.
here for National Honours to the Parishad
here for Parishad's Annual