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Titanium Prosthesis project
Bharat Vikas Parishad Jana Seva Trust, Chennai: The Trust has
launched a project to provide Titanium Prosthesis to cancer afflicted
persons fee of cost. These prosthesis help in avoiding amputation of God
given limbs of the patient.
Report by R. Hariharan, Zonal Secretary, Zone XVII
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Branch organised Annual Viklang Camp on 08.02.2014 at Arya Samaj Mandir GK-2.
Shri S.K. Wadhwa, National Secretary General was the Chief Guest. Smt Shashi
Azad, State President presided. Sh. Ashok Azad, Zonal Gen. Secy., Advisers Sh.
S.K. Rastogi, Sh. D.N. Grover, B.L. Prashar & Sh. M.K. Wadhwa, and Sh.
Priyavarat, President Arya Samaj, Shri A.K. Tripathi, Principal Balvantrai Mehta
School were guests of honour. Smt. Shashi Azad informed the gathering that items
at a cost of over Rs. 3,00,000/- are being distributed amongst 100 plus
beneficiaries - 30 wheelchairs, 11 tricycles, 8 walkers,10 commode seats, 8
artificial limbs, 1 hand, 4 ortho shoes, splints & waist belts, 5 calipers, 8
elbow stick, 3 walking sticks, 5 crutches, 4 hearing aids, 4 sewing machine, 6
USB audio players, pen drives, clothes made from pressure fabric for burn
patients etc. Scholarships of Rs. 25,000/- to 5 differently abled students of
Balvantrai Mehta School were also given. Food packets were distributed to all.
The Chief Guest, Sh. S.K. Wadhwa spoke in detail about Bharat Vikas Parishad.
Other speakers were Sh. D.N. Grover about Viklang, Sh. B.L. Prashar about
Samuhik Saral Vivah and Sh. A.K. Tripathi about importance of SEVA & SANSKAR in
our lives. A play was enacted by students of Arya Shishu Shala, devotional songs
by Smt Pratibhaji & two blinds. Three blind beneficiaries narrated how they have
been supported by the branch in their graduation & post graduation studies
helping them in becoming financially independent. Smt Neelam Anand, Convener
Viklang Sahayata compered the programme.
: Branch organised its Annual Viklang Sahayata Shivir on 23rd February,
2014, in which 115 were the beneficiaries. Main items distributed were:
Wheelchairs 5, tricycles 15, hands 7, Artificial limbs B.K. 3, Walking Stick 2,
walker 4,Polio calipers 41 (9 fitted at Shivir, rest in progress), ortho shoes
6, crutches 6, hearing aids 26. Shivir was attended by nearly 175 persons. The
Chief Guest was Shri S.S.Jain. Guest of Honour was Shri Madan Malik and Smt
Shashi Azad presided over the function.
: Viklang Sahayata Shivir was organised with the help of Artificial Limb
Infrastructure Manufacturing Corporation Kanpur, (ALIMCO-an organisation funded
by Govt. of India). This was the biggest ever such Shivir organised by the
branch, where the Aids/Equipments for the Handicapped, worth Rs. 1.18 Crore were
: On January, 30 Dr. Gurcharan Singh and Dr. Subahsh Jindal conducted medical
examination of 60 students of 'BACHPAN SCHOOL.
(Niti: Apr., 2014)
Paldi, Gujarat Central :
Poojan ceremony of instrument/equipments of Viklang Kendra was held on Dussera
at Viklang Kendra in which Trustees/President, Secretary and Committee members
of Viklang Kendra were present.
Organised a Viklang Sahayata camp at HRA School with the help of Viklang
Sahayata & Punarvas Kendra, Ludhiana. The camp was organised in memory of Late
Smt. Neelam Aggarwal w/o Sh. Hira Mani Aggarwal, Project Convenor of inspiring
events of Punjab North, and Chairman of the school. Sh. Hira Mani was the chief
guest. Sh. Radhesham Mahajan, (Rashtriya Mantri Samagra gram vikas)
presided over the function. The expert team of Ludhiana Viklang Kendra fitted
various types of limbs, measurement of which had been taken on Sept. 8th.
More than 135 persons were benefited. 20 tricycles, two wheel chairs, 10 hearing
aid machines were distributed among the beneficiaries by the chief guest. Sh.
Rajesh Mahajan was the Project Director. A large number of Municipal Councilors,
social organisation office bearers were present. The expert team of technicians
was awarded mementoes.
(Niti: Feb., 2014)
Organized Viklang Sahayata and hearing aids camp on 16th
2013 under the President ship of Vijay Dawar. 250 patients were examined. 125
patients were selected for artificial limbs and hearing aids.
(Niti: Aug., 2013)
Bhagat Singh (Patiala)]
Punjab East :
medical check-up camp along with multiutility medical van being sponsored by
State Bank of India. The camp was organised in grain mandi of Sanor, a sub-urban
area near Patiala. Almost 150 were examined by Dr. Jawahar Joshi, Chest
specialist and free medicines were also distributed. The camp was inaugurated by
State General Secretary, Seema Joshi.
On 06.04.2013 organised a blood donation camp at Stepping Stone School,
Sector-38A. Under the observation of doctors and paramedical staff from Govt.
Medical College, 75 voluntary donors donated their blood. The camp was
inaugurated by Capt. M.S. Kahlon Chairman Company of Masters, Mariners of
India. Gift was given to each donor as token of love. The branch also donated
25000/- to the BVP Diagnostic Centre, Sector-24 for the purchase of eye
Organised a free health checkup camp at Shanti Niketan School on 8th
Routine checkup of 240 students was done wherein most of the students were found
to be anemic. Free medicines were given to the needy. Dr. Sunil Mehta emphasised
on prevention is better than cure.
Haryana South :
Branch has started a
charitable physiotherapy centre on Railway road Rohtak from nav Samvatsar, 11th
2013 as a sthayee prakalp.
Kakinada, A.P. East :
Free dental checkup camp was conducted at adopted elementary
school at Ramanayya peta village area in Kakinada. Dr. Addala Satyanarayana
Dentist, checked the teeth of all the school children, distributed free tooth
brushes and tooth pastes. R. Ravishankar Patnaik State Vice President was the
chief guest. Free blood testing for diabetes, Hb counting, for the aged women in
the adopted village was done wherein 100 women got benefited.
Paschim Vihar, Delhi North :
Branch conducted 9th free checkup camp for Sugar, BP & Weight on 12th
May 2013 at Shubham Enclave Central Park. 63 people
(Niti: Jul., 2013)
Bhakra Nangal, Punjab East :
Organised a camp for handicaps on 6th
January 2013 and evaluated/ selected 38 handicaps
for artificial limbs, crutches, clipper shoes and walking sticks. On 09.02.2013
branch distributed artificial limbs etc. to selected 38 handicaps at SD High
School. Sh. Arvind Mittal Advocate (Ex. Addl. Advocate General, Punjab)
inaugurated the camp which was dedicated to Swami Vivekanand 150th Jayanti
and gave blessings to the Parishad and handicaps. The limbs were sponsored by
Lala Durga Charan Artificial Limbs Centre and Parvati Devi Trust, Ambala.
Alaknanda, Delhi South :
Organised their annual Viklang camp on 24th
Feb. 2013. Prof. Vijay Kumar Malhotra, Leader of
the opposition, Delhi Assembly was the chief guest. Various items at a cost of
over Rs. 26,000/- were distributed amongst 100 plus beneficiaries-29
wheelchairs, 15 tricycles, 9 walkers, 9 camode seats, 3 limbs, 4 ortho shoes, 5
calipers, 1 elbow stick, 6 walking sticks, 8 crutches, 1 water bed, 2 hearing
aids, 1 sewing machine, 1 mayur jug, 4 USB audio players, 2 harmoniums, 1 table
set, walking sticks to blinds. Additionally, scholarships of
` 35,000/- were
awarded to 5 differently abled students of Balvant Rai Mehta School and 3 blind
students of DU pursuing degree courses.
Hatkeshwar (Ahmedabad), Gujarat
Central : On the occasion of 150th birth anniversary
of Swami Vivekanand and Golden Jubilee of BVP free handicapped rehabilitation
camp was jointly organized on 27.01.2013 with BVP Viklang Kendra Paldi at Deepa
Academy- Jivan Jyoti- a hostel for handicapped boys and girls aging about 3 to
18 years at village Indranaj, Taluka Tarapur, District Anand of Gujarat State.
87 disabled persons having orthopedic problems of different parts of body like
hand, leg, cervical, ears and eyes attended the camp. Out of these 87 persons,
52 children were of Deepa Academy hostel and other 35 male/female persons were
from the surrounding villages of 30 km. Meal was also provided to 180 persons
who were present in camp. 67 beneficiaries were invited for collection of the
equipment on 10.02.2013. 7 Tricycles, 2 wheelchair, 6 hearing aids, 3 folding
sticks, 2 spectacles and other 56 equipment like AK (Jaipur foot) BK (Jaipur
foot) AFO, Surjical boot, calipers, crutches, camod stool, meal wake brace,
coke up splint, LS belt, cervical collar, knee brass, foot drop, totally 76
equipments were distributed among these 67 beneficiaries. Moreover, 60 woolen
sweaters & jackets were also distributed among the hostel children. On this
occasion, Dr. Rajendrabhai Thakkar, President, Shri Kaushikbhai Desai, Managing
Trustee, Shri Prafullabhai Shah, Vice President, Shri Jagdip Raval, Secretary,
Smt. Pravinaben Thakkar, Ladies coordinator and others gave their services for
successfully organizing the camp. The eminent persons who were also present in
this camp were Managing Trustee Shri Samual, Dr. Pareshbhai Parikh, Shri
Prafullbhai Velani, Shri Shaileshbhai Mehta, trustees of the BVP Vikalang
Center, Paldi, Ahmedabad.
(Niti: Apr., 2013)
Inaugurated its most prestigious project of 'Viklang Sahayata and Skill
Development Kendra' at 20 km on Magadi road. Prof. Dr. B.D. Patel, President BVP
Charitable Trust and National Secretary Sampark in his welcome speech said "this
is the 14th
India and the second in South India built at a cost of nearly
` 2 Crore". He
also presented a PPT on the development of the project. Justice Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje National President formally inaugurated it on 4th
2013 and said more and more public should participate in such projects and help
the community as Government alone connote tackle every problem.
Shri N. Daulath
Rao gave a brief introduction of BVP that started in 1963 and is celebrating its
over India and 25th
Karnataka in the service of the community. Dr. S.R. Leela MLC in her talk said
she is happy to be associated with such an organisation which is reaching out to
needy without much publicity. Justice M. Rama Jois in his presidential address said
today India is suffering; girls are not safe, because we have forgot our values.
It is BVP which is trying to inculcate these values in children. Shri K.G.
Subbarama Setty Founder Trustee and Chief Patron in his address said this
Himalayan task would not have been completed without the support of
Philanthropists. Shri Khova Revanna, President Karnataka South in his vote of
thanks said that centre would serve the community and also strive to meet the
needs of society.
(Niti: Mar., 2013)
Dr. Kitchlu, Ludhiana, Punjab North
: A free medical camp for blood sugar check-up and
diabetes treatment was organized at BVP V.S. kendra on 16.09.2012. Dr. Manikant
Singla, DM, from DMC Hospital, gave a talk on 'causes, symptoms and cure of
diabetes'. Bayer Zydus Pharma provided free service for blood sugar check-up.
Dr. Anil Kalia, Chairman, Zone-I presided over the function. 640 patients were
registered for different types of treatments at various locations of Bihari Lal
Aggarwal BVP Mobile Clinic. Branch organized another V.S. camp in collaboration
with Charitable Trust Punjab and Nirbal Ke Balram Satsang sabha at V.S. Kendra.
Artificial limbs etc. were distributed free to 46 beneficiaries. Manorama Sharma
President of Nirbal Ke Balram Satsang Sabha was the chief guest. Guests of
honour were Shri Manoj Ahuja, Dr. Salil Kalra, Dr. Madhu Kalra and Sh. Sunil
Gupta. As a special guest, Sh. Lovely Jain himself a Viklang but well educated
and self-reliant person addressed the audience. About 100 persons attended the
Bhawanigarh, Punjab East :
A day long camp for disabled persons was organised on 02.10.2012 at Shri
Vishvakarma Mandir with the help of Shri Mahavir Viklang Assistance Samiti
Ambala Cantt. Dr. Capt. R.L. Handa alongwith his team attended this camp. 57
disabled persons were examined out of which13 persons were given artificial
limbs, 6 calipers and crutches on 03.11.2012 totally free. The chief guest was
Sh. Parkash Chand Garg MLA Sangrur and Chief Parliamentary Secretary Punjab
Branch organized a V.S. camp on 23.09.2012 at Rajahmundry where measurements for
issuing artificial limbs/calipers were taken. Shri P. Surya Venkata Rao,
President motivated them not to feel handicapped but become mentally strong and
try to make great achievements. Shri K.B. Rama Rao was the guest of honour. 150
persons attended. Limbs distribution function was held on 27.10.2012 at
Jagadguru Peetam Rajamundry. 50 limbs were distributed to the beneficiaries.
Branch President Shri Putrevu Surya Venkata Rao, Zonal Chairman K.B. Rama Rao
and Zonal Secretary Dr. Satuamarauama attended as guests.
(Niti: Jan., 2013)
West : National
President Justice (Retd.) Vishnu Sadashiv Kokje visited Suraj Prakash Sadan in
Kukatpally, which houses Viklang and diagnostic centers and office of the Prant
August 2012. A
meeting was arranged in the evening. About 20 National, Prantiya and Brach level
office bearers attended the meeting. 160 artificial limbs are distributed to the
handicapped every month through BVP Charitable Trust. The diagnostic centre is
giving service at very low charges. A generic medical shop has also been started
by the Trust in Kukatpally where the medicines are sold at very low rates
compared to other medical shops. In his speech Shri Kokje dwelt upon the
importance of the NGO's in serving the needy. Shri Kokje also mentioned how the
diagnostic centre at Chandigarh got good reputation of reliable diagnosis due to
the quality of work which could be achieved on account of paying good salaries
comparable to the Govt. salaries. He further suggested that the following
programs could be taken up by the branches: Bal Seva service centers, family
counseling centers, tourist facility center etc.
Kashi Pradesh :
A camp for disabled
persons was organized at Birla Hospital Machhodari on 29.07.2012. A total of 18
equipments were distributed free of cost to those registered on 15.07.2012. Two
technicians from Delhi also gave training to these beneficiaries to operate the
equipment smoothly. The camp was organized with full support of Shri Jagdish
Jhunjhunwala, Shri Chetan Kisnani and Shri Anant Lal Gupta. Convener was Shri
Kailash Prasad Tulsyan and Shri Bihari Lal Agarwal. Shri Narayan Khemka, Brahma
Nand Peshwani, Kisan Chand Peshwani, Dr. Kumar Niranjan and others were
Branch gave a tricycle to a needy polio patient on 15.08.2012 in a function held
at ESI Hospital Phagwara.
Shiva, Ludhian :
15.08.2012 organised Independence Day celebration & a lecture on Swami
Vivekanand under the leadership of Dr. Jaswant R. Kaushal, Distt. President,
Ludhiana. Dr. Vinay Sofat, was invited as chief guest from Swami Vivekanand
study circle. Dr. Anchal Jain & Suman Aggarwal were also special invitees from
Swami Vivekanand study circle. National flag was hoisted. One child was dressed
up as Shaheed Bhagat Singh and a girl child sang a patriotic song. Two poems,
quiz on Independence Day & games by ladies were performed.
(Niti: Nov., 2012)
Centre for Empowerment and Initiatives is registered charitable trust which
provides free of cost artificial limbs, calipers, crutches to the physically
challenged persons in Noida. Please visit our site : www.cei-india.org. If
possible refer the patients for treatment.
Kashi Pradesh :
A day long camp for disabled persons was organized on 15.07.2012 at Birla
Hospital Varanasi. Two technicians from Delhi Vikas Foundation took the
measurement of the registered physically challenged persons. Artificial limb,
foot, caliper, hand, crutches, surgical shoes etc. were distributed to selected
persons on July, 29. City Dr. Kumar Niranjan and Dr. Prakash Mehta also gave
free consultation and advice to the disabled persons at the camp. 12 needy
persons were selected for free distribution of equipment. The camp was fully
sponsored by Shri Jagdish Jhunjhunwala and Shri Chetan Kisnani made support for
banner/poster. Shri Kailash Prasad Tulsian was the convener. Shri Narayan Khemka
(National Secretary), Shri Pramod Ram Tripathi (Prantiya Secretary), and other
members were present in between camp hours.
Janakpuri, Delhi South :
Vanvasi Sahayata Shivir attended by large number of members was organized on
27.05.2012 at Sanatan Dharam Mandir. The highlights are : the children of school
presented highly impressive two dance items; a cheque of
thousand) was presented to school authorities for their requirement of copies
during 2012-13; Shri Naresh Dhingra, a reputed social activist gave a thought
provoking talk on the subject Bhrashtachar Mukt Bharat. One tricycle,
sewing machines and hearing aids to persons were provided during last 3 months.
Ten dental camps were organized during May-July 2012 benefiting 117 dental cases
and 12 De-addiction cases. Yoga shivirs were organized by renowned yogacharayas
Shri Mahender Gupta; un-used-unexpired medicines are collected and given to
D.D.U. Hospital for distribution to needy patients regularly. The branch
organized viklang sahayta shivir for measurements on 22.07.2012. The fitment for
the measurements taken was held on 12.08.2012 along with celebration of 150th
anniversary of Vivekananda at Sanatan Dharma Mandir. The various organizasions
catering to requirements of Handicaps associated with our branch such as
ashirwad, ek rahat and DDU Hospital sponsored a large number of Handicaps and
team from our Viklang Centre also attended to the patients at the fixed time. 20
handicaps were provided with artificial limbs/calipers.
Karimganj, Assam :
Branch organised 24th artificial
limb measurement & delivery camp on 15th
July, 2012 at Karimganj College, where 31 patients
were examined by Dr. S.K. Nandi Purakayashta, renowned orthopedic surgeon &
retired Principal Dr. B.P. Panda, renowned physiotherapist, of Silchar Medical
College & Hospital. Dr. T.K. Banik & Dr. M.S. Das Gupta were also present. Shri
Bidyadhar Choudhury, Technician of Archana Viklang Sahayata Kendra, Guwahati
attended the camp. 8 disabled patients as were identified in the last camp, were
fitted with artificial limbs. Calipers shoes etc. Fresh 11 disabled persons
were identified for fitting of artificial limbs, etc. in the next camp. The camp
was sponsored by Shri Gaurish Deb Roy and Shri Gautam Deb Roy in memory of their
beloved father late Gopal Deb Roy. Refreshments were served to the patients and
their attendants, the cost of which was borne by Sadhuram Saha, the proprietor
of Lakshmi Gyanada Bakery.
Paldi, Gujarat Central: Branch &
Viklang Sahayata Kendra organized a Viklang camp at Rajsamand (Rajasthan South)
in collaboration with Shri Dwarkadhish Prabhu Temple Board of Kankaroli/Rajasamand.
52 physically handicapped persons took advantage on 24.03.2012 &
14.04.2012.Artificial limbs were given by His Holiness 108 Param Poojya Dr.
Vagis Maharaj (Vaishnava Acharya) & SDO, Rajasamand. 40 persons remained present
from Amdavad Gujarat.
Dibrugarh, Assam :
Branch organized an artificial limb and caliper fitting in two phases, at the
municipality auditorium. In its first phase, a measurement camp was held on 28th
January 2012. 58 patients from the unprivileged
section of the society attended. 17 were selected for fitting of artificial
limbs etc. The help of a team of Doctors from Medical College, was sought to
deal with the patients who did not confirm to our advertisement. In the second
phase, a fitting camp for artificial limbs etc was organized on 25th Feb, 2012.
In this phase measurement for 7 new patients were also taken for fitting
artificial limbs and caliper. The branch is particularly thankful to the
trustees of the Shyamal Smriti Nyas with whose cooperation the camps were
a grand success.
Bokaro Thermal, Jharkhand :
Branch organized Viklang janch shivir at Station Club on 26.02.2012. The team of
experts from BVP Viklang Hospital Patna examined about 68 physically handicapped
persons and selected about 50 persons for providing 56 artificial limbs on
18.03.2012. The programme was formally inaugurated by Sh. Rabindra Pandey, MP.
Sh. Pandey was thrilled to witness the programme and announced to provide an
Ambulance to the branch from MP quota. Vikas Mitra mementos were presented to
Punarvas Kendra run by BVP Pune organised four Jaipur Foot camps in which
hundreds of artificial limbs and calipers were donated free of cost to the
amputees. Work of prepairing Jaipur Foot has already been completed for
Ahmednagar, Satara and Jalgaon. In Ichalkaranjee the camp is scheduled on 25th Dec.
2011. In Jalgaon, more no. of needy amputees are on waiting list, therefore, one
more camp will be organized very soon. Pune Centre In - Charge Shri. Madhusudan
Deodhar is constantly working very hard for all these camps. Inspite of his age
(79 years) he takes tremendous pains only due to his selfless approach and will
to serve the society. In some complicated cases of Polio affected persons or
inborn deformities of legs and foot, special treatment and advice is given to
these patients. Repairs to the artificial limbs which were already provided are
also undertaken through Pune centre. In some of the camps co-operation of
Maheshwari Mahila Sangh and Rotary Club has also been received. In Pune some of
the big hospitals have approached our centre to seek our help and services for
distributions of Jaipur Foot to the needy amputees in their respective
hospitals. Now the target of our centre will be to make Pune District totally
Maharashtra (Coastal)-I :
On the occasion of Deepavali Parishad's branch handed over telephone booth to a
very needy Handicap person. Booth was inagurated by National President Shri R.P.
Sharma in the presence of Shri Surendra Vikal (Prantiya President), Shri Prakash
Jain (Prantiya Finance Secretary), local Nagarsevika Sandhya Praful Patil and
many other prominent members of the society. 35 members were present.
B-Block, Janakpuri, Delhi South :
The branch organised a mega sewa shivir on 18.09.2011 covering almost all the
categories of Handicap namely Physically handicapped, Mentally retarded, blind,
deaf, widows and destitute children. 105 beneficiaries were provided help
amounting to about Rs. 70000/- Shri I.D. Ojha, Dr. R.K. Thakur, Dr. Smt. Meena
Thakur, Shri B.L. Prasher, M.L. Arora and M.K. Wadhwa and others graced the
occasion. Physically Handicapped got artificial foot four, calipers seven,
tricycles with trunks fitted two, wheel chair one, elbow crutch one walkers
three. Blind :Pen drives, six braille watches, four, re writable DVDs, twenty
transistor radios, nine pencil cells, five pants and shirt fifteen. Mentally
retarded got Educational aids, sketch pens, paint boxes etc. Deaf twelve hearing
aids and miscellaneous four sewing machines,70 pairs of shoes, copies,
Maharashtra-II : Out of 14 Sewa kendras
operative nationwide, Viklang Sahayata kendra at Subhashnagar Pune is
functioning for the last 15 years regularly & thru various camps organized so
far. The fitments & repairs of Jaipur foot for amputees, callipers for polio
affected patients is being done by Shri Sanjay Pinglae who himself was benefited
on right side by Jaipur foot usage. The overall supervision is ably done by
Kendra incharge Madhusudan Deodhar. Recently, Deodhar alongwith Pingale attended
4 days (14-17 Sep 2011) workshop at Satara City organized by Maheshwari Mahila
Sangathan as Sewa Karya during their annual gathering. Out of 110 registered
beneficiaries, 53 Foot (37 Below Knee 16 Above Knee) & 23 Callipers (including
9 with shoe), 12 spot-repairs, 7 repairs at Pune & 8 special treatments have
been done, with only 7 refusals due to non-feasibility. Earlier also during
similar camp arranged by Rotary Club Ahmednagar Midtown 24 Jaipur foot & 3
callipers alongwith 7 repairs have been executed by Pune.
Patan, Gujarat North : Branch organized
a tricycle & wheel chair distribution programme on sthapana day on 10.07.2011 at
BVP office premises. 2 Tricycles, 1 wheel chair and 1 Godi were distributed
among the needy candidates. For this project, one tricycle & one ghudi were
received with the financial support from the family of Savitaben Mangubhai Patel
(Vijaybhai M. Patel) & for one wheel chair & one tricycle from Melabhai Hirabhai
Patel family. The Patels were highly impressed with Viklang Yojana Project &
promised to support the branch in future also. Branch President Rajesh Bhai
Parikh also announced that one tricycle will be given to needy handicap
candidate from their family in the next project on 15th August. Sanyojak Dr.
Rajeshbhai patel, President, Rajeshbhai Parikh & Secretary Jitu bhai Patel
worked hard for the success of this programme. Shri Ashwinbhai Parekh Vice
President of Prant provided necessary direction. Founder of Patan branch
Bhanubhai Soni also attended the function.
Bokaro Thermal, Jharkhand :
Branch organized Viklang Sahayata Shivir on 10.04.2011 at Station Club. A team
of experts from Sanjay Anand
Viklang Hospital, Patna arrived and examined about 95 physically handicapped
persons. About 80 persons were selected to be provided with artificial limbs on
8th May. The Chief Guest Er. J.K. Singh, C.E. & Project Head, D.V.C., B.T.P.S.
praised and said that the branch is really doing a splendid job of Seva &
Sanskar. A vote of thanks was proposed by the Secy Er. Rajeev Ranjan. Manch
Sanchalan was by N.P. Sinha.
: Branch arranaged a funtion to distribute tricycles under "Viklang
Sahayata Yojana". Shri Dilip Chitnis, Industrialist was the chief guest. The
beneficiaries were Kum. Sagar Dudagi, a student and Manohar Navagekar. Chief
guest praised the Sevakarya of the Parishad. Handicapped persons should not feel
themselves inferior to others, but they should work hard and make use of
tricycles in a best way. The Parishad is also discharging its duties in a very
systematic manner under other objectives for which I have got great respect, he
said. Principal V.N. Joshi, Zonal Chairman gave a brief report of the various
activities under this Yojana. 13 centres are setup which were doing Vikalang
Sahayata in a commendable manner, which is one of the main programme of this
NGO. Shri Dilip Chitnis, Chief guest honoured Principal J.G. Naik for being
promoted as Registrar of Rani Channamma University. Forthcoming president Sou.
Sukhad Deshpande gave brief report of the Dayitwa Grahana Samarabha. Viklang
Sahayata Yojana beneficiaries extended gratefulness to the Parishad for their
help. Sou. Neeta Kulkarni anchored the function very efficiently.
Greater Kailash-1, Delhi South : On
20.02.2011 the branch organized a free Viklang Sahayata & Punarvas camp
at Arya Samaj, GK-1 for distribution of Artificial limbs, 25 Hearing Aids, 11
Tricycles, 7 wheel chairs, 4 Bicycles, 1 orthopedic shoe, 50 sewing machines
(mainly to poor widows), 10 cataract operations, 4 spectacles, 10 steel buckets.
The expenditure on the entire camp was about Rs. 2.50 lakh which was donated by
several generous donors. Over 300 beneficiaries and guests were present in the
function which was graced by Shri Vijay Kumar Malhotra, Hon'ble Opposition
Leader, Delhi Vidhan Sabha, as Chief Guest. Other guests of honour included Dr.
Uma Tuli, Ex-Chief Commissioner of Persons with Disabilities, Govt. of India as
main speaker, Shri O.P. Sharda, Councillor, Yogesh Munjal, Industrialist and
Samaj Sewi, B.L. Parashar, National Secretary, and R.K. Taneja, President, Arya
Shri V.P. Agarwal, President of the branch,
in his welcome address, briefed the audience about the activities of BVP in
general and Viklang Sahayata & Punarvas shivir in particular. Smt.
Promila Grover, Treasurer, read out the names of donors.
Th Chief Guest, the main speaker and the
Councillor appreciated the excellent work of Sewa and Sanskar being done by the
selfless members of BVP and assured full support to the organization. Dr. Tuli
also mentioned about the organization 'Amar Jyoti Charitable Trust' by founded
her which too was doing the work of rehabilitating disabled persons in one way
or the other.
A few other events of the function were (a)
releasing a book written by Mansoor Abdullah on Shrimad Bhagwad Gita through the
hands of the chief guest and (b) branch's honouring with shawls & bouquet R.C.
Puri, Adviser and Smt. Promila Grover, Treasurer for their whole hearted
devotion to public service and enhancing the working standard of the branch in
all respects. The function was well organized and conducted by Vijay Gupta,
senior V. President, the convener of the camp and Ashu Kavi with
the spontaneously composed poetic style.
Alaknanda : 27th February 2011, was a
very special day for the branch when at the initiative of Smt. Shashi Azad,
Prantiya General Secretary, the distribution camp for the physically challenged
was held in Arya Samaj Mandir, GK-II. A.K. Tripathi, Principal of Balwantrai
Mehta School narrated his experiences. A skit was presented by the students of
Shishushala depicting BVP activities. Differently able students of BRM school
presented a mono acting. Bhakti Sangeet & Gazal were sung by Blind
beneficiaries. 6 Artificial legs, 9 wheel chairs, 11 Tricycles, 12 Walkers,
Vaishakhies, Elbow crèches, surgical shoes, 1 Water Mattress, 6 Sewing Machines,
3 Hearing Aids, etc. were distributed. The blind students, being supported by
the branch for several years in their education were given, 11 CD Players, 6
Walkmans, 100 blank Cassette for course lectures, 1 organ, 1 Harmonium, Tabla &
Dholak. A blind couple was provided with a LPG Gas connection. Scholarships of
2500/- each to differently able students of BRM school were provided at a total
cost of above Rs. 2.50 lakhs to beneficiaries crossing 80.
Vijayawada , A.P. East : Branch
distributed 58 artificial limbs to the needy on 27.02.2011. Shri Gaurav Uppal,
Joint Collector Krishna District was the chief guest. Shri Sridhar, CEO of Data
Management Centre, Nellore and Shri U.N. Yadgiri Chief Regional Manager, IOB
were the guests of honour. The entire programme was sponsored by SHR Charitable
Trust, Nellore. Nearly 150 persons including members attended the programme.
Dr. Kitchlu, Ludhiana, Punjab North :
In association with BVP Charitable Trust organized a Viklang Sahayata camp on
13.02.2011 at Viklang Sahayata Kendra, Ludhiana. On this occasion artificial
limbs/calippers were given to about 40 needy persons. Shri Ravinder Mittal,
President of the branch motivated them not to feel handicapped but become
mentally strong and try to make great achievements. The camp was sponsored by
Keea International Ludhiana, who had contributed Rs. 11,000/- for Viklang
Sahayata. Shri Raveesh Moudgil, from Keea International was the Guest of Honour.
Shri Yash Pal Gupta, National Secretary presided over the function. The function
was attended by more than 200 persons. Smt. Alka Mohan, was the compeer and Smt.
S. Sud presented vote of thanked.
Lucknow, Avadh Pradesh : Like every
year a Nihshulk Viklang Sahayata Shivir was organized on 24.03, to
27.03.2011, at community health centre at Mohanlalganj, Lucknow. In this shivir
about 570 Viklang got registered and given artificial limbs. Artificial hand; 12
artificial legs, 35 calipers, 56 shoes, 15 Blinds man, sticks 58, hearing aids
69, tricycles 85, wheel chairs 60 specs 50. Total 522, handicapped were
benefited in the camp. The equipments amounting to around Rs. 11 Lacs were
distributed. On 31.03.2011 a senior citizen health camp was organized by the
branch at Nidan Diagnostic Centre, at Gomti Nagar. The health check and
different tests were done in the camp for senior citizen members of the branch.
Mahabub Nagar, A.P.West : Branch
organised and celebrated successfully Swami Vivekananda Birthday & Limbs
distribution on 12.01.11 at Vivekananda statue near RTC bus stand. The Chief
Guest M. Purushotham Reddy Distt. Collector & MLA N. Rajeshwar Reddy & G.
Sudheer Babu Superintendent of Police graced the function. The programe was
presided over by President G. Panduranga. MLA N Rajeshwar Reddy advised to
inculcate the patriotism which is decreasing day by day. He also praised the BVP
organisation for doing social service to the physically challenged persons and
also adoption of remote village Eklaspur, Narayanpet mandal, in the District.
The dignitaries distributed the artificial limbs to 15 members. The total cost
of limbs was Rs. 2000/-. The program was covered by local news papers & TV
Phagwara, Punjab North : Branch
arranged a viklang sahayata project on 05.12.10. National Working President I.D.
Ojha, state president Vipin Dhingra National convenor Samuhik saral Vivah
Chander Mohan Sharma presented a wheel chair to a needy viklang Avtar Singh.
Dr. Kitchlu, Ludhiana : Branch in
association with BVP Charitable Trust organized V.S. camp on 14.11.10. 45 needy
persons were benefitted. The branch remitted Rs. 40,000/- towards Viklang
Sahayata to the Trust. The camp was sponsored by M/s Tushar Engineers, who also
contributed Rs. 11.000/- for this cause. Prizes for literacy drive were also
distributed. Under this permanent project first three prizes were won by Smt.
Harpreet Kaur, Tulsi Devi and Gurwinder Kaur. Smt. Kumud Chawla, was the chief
guest. Shri R.S. Tandon, senior superintendent Telegraphs (Retd.) was the guest
of honour. More than 200 persons attended the function.
Delhi East : On the request of
authorities at Rohini Jail BVP deputed its team to take measurement for
provision of artificial limbs and other appliances to the handicap inmates of
jail. Eleven such persons were provided this help in the presence of zonal
chairman Madan Malik, National Secretary Sampark Mahesh Sharma. Other
authorities present at jail were Ajay Bhatia Dy. Supdt. of jail Rohini and
welfare officer Jitendra Pathak and other concerned officers.
Karimganj, Assam : Branch observed
World Disabled Day on 3rd December 10. The Parishad handed over a wheel chair,
to a disabled person Manju Roy of village Betail, sponsored by Brindaban
Paladi, Ahmadabad, Gujarat :
Branch arranged a Viklang camp at Idar on 05.12.10 in memory of late Kanchanben
K. Modi, mother of Nareshabhai K. Modi. 167 persons were the beneficiaries.
Collector of Sabarkantha Distt. President Idar Nagarpalika, Taluka Panchayat &
other local dignitaries were present.
Dharwad, Karnataka North : Both
Shalmala and Malaprabha branches jointly conducted a Viklang Sahayata
measurement camp in the auditorium of a school. Shri K.B. Navalgimath, famous
lawyer, was the Chief Guest. Shri Wilsonmailey Principal was guest of honour.
Shri D.B. Kotkar President BVP Shalmala, Shri. R.B. Dhoongade President
Malprabha presided over the function. A wide publicity of supply of free
artificial limbs by BVP was given in the city and neighbouring villages. 57
persons who had lost limbs of body attended and after examination 39 persons
were found eligible. Members of public were impressed by the humanitarian
consideration of BVP in rehabilitating the disabled to lead a better life, by
free supply of artificial limbs.
Khanna, Punjab North
: On 05.08.2010 branch organized Late Shri Shyam Lal Jain & Late Smt Satya Wati
Jain memorial free Viklang Sahayata camp at newly built building named Sewa
Kender Amloh road Khanna, for distribution of artificial limbs, Hearing Aids and
Tricycles. In this camp poor & needy patients from Khanna city and nearby
villages were given 39 artificial limbs, 18 Hearing Aids and 7 Tricycles free of
cost. The measurements for this camp were taken on 26.07.2010 which was hosted
by Shri Pankaj Jindal State Addl. Gen. Secy. This camp was organized with the
help of BVP Charitable Trust Ludhiana. Shri Abhinav Trikha Hon'ble S.D.M. Khanna
was the Chief Guest and Shri I.S. Channi President Municipal Council Khanna and
Shri Rajesh Dalli Chairman Improvement Trust were the guests of honour. Shri
Ramesh Jain a well known Industrialist was the special guest in this noble
cause. A free memorial homeopathic dispensary is also running successfully at
the Sewa Kendra.
Jaipur, Rajasthan North-East : Swearing in
ceremony FY 2010-11 & Viklang Sahayata Shivir of Ambabari Branch was held on Sunday, 9th May 2010
at VKI Assn. Bhawan. Honb'le. Sh. Narpat Singh Ex-Cabinet Minister was the
Chief-Guest presided over by renowned industrialist Sh. Jagganath Sharma. 21
Artificial limbs and calipers and 4 tricylces were donated to the needy. It was
announced by Branch President Vikrant Agarwal that this project shall be
continued round the year. Secretary Pradeep Sharma gave the detailed account of
last year's historic achievements & new project of "JAL
SaNrakshan" which is being taken
up by the branch this year in the area. Among others the function was graced by
State President Sh. Somnath Handa & Sh. R.P. Gupta. A cultural programme
followed by dinner was also organized.
(Niti: Aug, 2010)
organised Viklang Sahayata Sivir on 01.04.2010 at station club B. T. P. S. The
programme was formally inagurated by the patron cum Dy Chief Engr Er P. L. Saha.
He was assisted by ZOC Er G. P. Singh, Pres. Sri Suman Kumar, Er A. P. Singh and
BHEL DGM Er S. K. Sinha. A team of 5 persons from Delhi Vikas Foundation led by
Sri R. S. Rathore conducted the test of 116 physically handicapped persons.
Alltogether 75 persons were selected for artificial limbs etc. 13 persons were
provided hearing aids the same day. On 03.04.2010 artificial limbs were
distributed by the Chief Patron cum Chief Engr and Project head DVC BTPS Er J.
K. Singh. In all 75 Viklangs were provided 93 appliances including 2 Wheel
Chairs, 2 Tricycles, 23 hearing aids, 24 scrutches, 18 calipers, 4 legs, 11
ortho shoes, 2 hand gloves and 1 stick. Others who spoke on the occasion were Er
Deepak Kumar and Er Rajeev Ranjan, Prantiya Gen Secy Er P. K. Ambastha. The
programme was conducted by the Jt Secy Smt. Rinky Prasad and others.
(Niti: June, 2010)
Rajasthan North :
Branch organized Fifth Viklang camp at Chopra Dharamshala on 07.03.2010 vide
which 34 Artificial limbs viz; legs, calipers, Crutches, Hand Stick, Walker,
Ortho Shoes etc. were provided so that they may be able to work smoothly and 8
Tricycle were distributed. Chief Guest Sh. Vikas Sharma Incharge Viklang
Rehabilitation center Hissar was present. The programme was presided over by
Prant President Sh. G.S. Sharma Patron Dr. K.L. Bansal Br. President G.R. Godara,
Treasurer Anil Jain and members R.K. Godara, LC Sharma, RM Goyal, HR Bhadu, and
other members were present on the occasion.
Lucknow, Avadh Pradesh :
Sewa Trust, organized "Nihshulk Viklang Sahayata Shivir, at Gosainganj, Lucknow
from 18.03.2010 to 21.03.2010. The Viklang from nearby districts also attended
the camp. The camp was organized with the cooperation of State Bank of India and
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation. There were 300 handicapped who were registered
in the camp. 20 Tricycles, 20 Calipers, 7 Wheel Chairs, 20 Hearing aids, 17
pairs of crutches, 15 Walking Sticks, Two Walkers and 57 spectacles were given
away to such identified persons.
The Regional Manager
of State Bank of India, Smt. Preeti Srivastava and Deputy General Manager of
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, Shri Rajnish Mehta, gave away the equipments to
the beneficiaries. Both the dignitaries were overwhelmed with the efforts made
by Sewa Trust. They assured the Trust that their organizations will always
provide their cooperation in future also. They thanked the trust for associating
them in such a good deed.
The Secretary of the
Trust Brig. Tej Bahadur Srivastava in its report said that this is the 22nd camp
organized by the Trust and equipments amounting to 70 Lacs have since been
distributed till date. The President of the Trust Shri Virendra Singh Katiyar,
welcomed all the guests and Shri Arun Kumar Gupta, Convener of the programme
thanked all for giving Cooperation in organizing the camp.
Measurement camp was arranged on 07.02.2010 in Dharmashala near Safdarjung
Hospital where staff of BVP Viklang Kendra took measurements of legs, hands and
number of handicapped persons reguiring wheel chairs & Tircycles. Distribution
camp was held on 14th Feb. 2010 in Arya Samaj Mandir G.K. II. Shri V.K. Rama
Bhadran retired from United Nations as advisor for population was the chief
Smt. Shashi Azad state convener & Smt Neelam Anand branch convener anchored the
programme. Smt. Pratibha Saigal presented skit by children of Shishushala G.K.II.
A sum of approx. Rs. 1.95 lacs was spent on the camp by the branch. Total
beneficiaries were 116.
(Niti: May, 2010)
Greater Kailash-I, Delhi South : The
branch organized a Viklang Sahayata & Punarvas camp on 17.01.2010. Artificial
limbs, supporting appliances etc. were given to 108 beneficiaries. These items
included 1 artificial leg/foot, 8 tri-cycles, 7 wheel chairs, polio calipers, 2
walkers, 1 baisakhi, 18 hearing aids, 10 cataract operations, 8 steel buckets, 2
steel tubs, 50 sewing machines and other miscellaneous articles. Besides, 100
woolen blankets were distributed to 100 poor & needy persons. All these
facilities involved a cost of about Rs. 2 lakhs which amount was collected by
way of donations received from the branch's esteemed members, other generous
donors and philanthropists.
The function was chaired by Padmashri
Dr. Shyam Singh 'Shashi' a well known author of over 100 books. Shri V.P.
Agarwal, President of the branch in his welcome address, described various
Sewa & Sanskar oriented projects undertaken during the year. Shri Vijay
Gupta, Sr. V. President convener and a known Hindi poet anchored the programme
with his usual couplets. In his key note address Dr. S.S. Shashi appreciated the
efforts made by BVP in ensuring preservation of Bhartiya culture as also
mitigating sufferings of under-privileged section of the society.
Shaheed Sukhdev, (Ludhiana) Punjab North :
Branch organized "Viklang Sahayata camp" on 31st January, 2010 at Shri
Sidheshwar Dham Mandir. 61 needy persons were provided artificial limbs, Walking
aids, tricycles, and hearing aids. Shri Virender Sahani, Director Miter Fastner
was the Chief Guest. National Secretary BVP Shri Ajay Dutta presided over the
function. Shri Gurdeep Singh Bhaini MLA Jagron, Sh. Amrik Singh, ex MLA, Shri.
Jassi Khungra MLA Raikot, Sh. S.C. Ralhan, Regional Chairman Engineering Export
Promotion Council, Shri Sushil Sharma, General Secretary BVP Punjab North, and
number of Sr. officials attended the function. On this occasion the branch also
introduced three new Vikas Mitras from Ludhiana and they were honoured by the
National Secretary Sh. Ajay Dutta. Shri Sidh Seva Mandal was the supporting
organization for the camp. Ashwani Goyal and Pradeep Rathi were the chief
coordinator of the camp with a dedicated team.
(Niti: Apr., 2010)