This annual programme of Vikas Week / Sanskriti Saptah is conducted
during the months of July to September. It enables the members to work together
in numerous programmes and helps create awareness about the work of the Parishad
among the citizens. The main emphasis under this programme is on Sampark and
During the year 2014-15, 450
branches organised 3,141 programmes during the Sanskriti Saptah.
These programmes were attended by 1.01 lakh citizens.
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Branch Observed Sanskriti Saptah from 20th to
by organizing eight programs namely Dental Awareness Camp, General Health
Check-up Camp, Essay Competitions, Cloth (Saree) Distribution, Bhajan Sandhya,
Patriotic Solo Song Competition, Sit & Draw Competition, and Sports Goods
Distribution. Branch celebrated Bijoya (Dashera) Sammelani on 12th October
at Vivekananda College of Education Auditorium. Members of the Parishad and
their children presented a colorful cultural program.
South 1 (Punjab East):
Conducted Sanskriti Saptah from 1st to11th
September by organizing various activities like feeding to cows in Gaushala
located at Sector 44, Biscuits were distributed to 70 poor children outside Ram
Mandir, Sector-47-D, Chandigarh, Fruits were distributed to 170 persons residing
in Kusht Aashram, A lecture on Moral Values was delivered by Prof. Jaya Parkash,
Executive Member, to students of Govt. Model High School, Sector-31, Chandigarh,
Tulsi Plants were distributed to persons outside Sanatan Dharam Mandir,
Sector-46, Chandigarh, free specks provided to 18 students, who have poor
visions, of Govt. High School, Sector-47A, Chandigarh after Eye Check up
covering 449 Students.
A-Block Janakpuri (Delhi
Branch Organised GVCA program in 7 schools i.e. 4 MCD Primary and
3 Sr. Sec. School of A "Block Janakpuri in their respective school assemblies.
In primary school all the toppers in each section of the class from 2nd to
awarded with prizes of 8, 6 and 4 exercise books there by 91 one time awards
were given to these meritorious students. In Sr. Sec. School 36 meritorious
students of Class IX and XI were honored with monthly scholarship of Rs. 100
for the academic session 2014-15, 17 committed, devoted and dedicated teachers
were also honored. Two camps were organizes with the assistance of Mobile Dental
Van of BVP Delhi (South) for the benefit of adopted Basti. A talk by Acharya
Chander Shekhar on Kaam Krodh, Lobh". Teeno Nark ke Dwar was organized in the
overflowing hall of Shri Hari Mandir. Quoting extensively from 'Bhagwad Gita',
he elaborated in a very simple language bringing out its relevance to the
prevailing condition of our society. He laid emphasis to keep them within
reasonable and prudent limit is the only way to attain peace and happiness in
Dr. Kitchlu Ludhiana
(Punjab North): "Sanskriti Pakhwada Celebrations" was
organized from September 2nd to
different institutions at Ludhiana, wherein seven programmes were organized,
carrying out activities such as : Chart Making Competition in which 125 students
participated, Slogan Writing Competition 35 students participated in it., Tips
for Personality Development were given by Mrs. Alka Mehan and Mrs. Aruna Puri to
200 students. Dr. DRC Bakhetia dealt in detail on significance of water and an
urgency to save it for posterity. Declamation contest on Swami Vivekananda ji,
in which 12 students participated. Seven students were honored with
participations awards. Remaining five students received 1st,
and two appreciation prizes. Rangoli Competition was held among 15 students of
two groups. Cultural programme on Ganesh Vandana, Group song on Nari Shakti were
presented by 48 students. All these were give appreciation/ incentive prizes. A
folk or group song competition was arranged in the Govt. High School, Haibowal
Kalan, Ldh. 1st ,
and two appreciation prizes were given. Save Water Campaign, Dr. DRC Bakhetia
spoke on significance of water in our daily life and impressed upon all to save
it for posterity. Fresh & Dry Flower arrangement competition for children/ladies
of BVP Branch member families was arranged. Religious songs were recited by
Mrs. N. Mannan, Mrs. Vinod Bhalla and Er. B.K.Bhalla.
A special programme was
arranged on Internet Appreciation Programme for women covering Basics of
internet usages, accessing website, procedure for railway reservation, payment
of bills, phone-banking, etc. in the computer lab of the BVP VSK, Ludhiana.
Moral/ Educative Story telling competition was arranged in Govt. Primary School,
Haibowal Kalan, Ludhiana.Thirteen students presented interesting stories
highlighting morals from each story. Poetic Symposium on Drug-dead diction,
Dowry - a curse in the society and Save Water for posterity was arranged on
September 15, 2014 for the students of Satguru Ram Singh Govt. Polytechnic
College for Girls, Rishi Nagar, Ludhiana.
Celebrated Shard Utsav - RAS GARBA program on 11 October. Family
members (110) participated and enjoyed MAHA AARTI and Ras Garba. Prize
distribution was very exciting.
A 3.3 km run was organized in Sept.2014 to commemorate 150th
anniversary of historical speech by Swami Vivekanand, who represented India at
the Parliament of the World’s Religions (1893) at Chicago USA. This first ever
run for a different cause drew good response which enthused organizers to make
it yearly event. Shri Virendra Yagnik, regional patron of BVP delivered a crisp
and insightful address to all audience before commencing the race. Mr. Umesh
Rathi a leading industrialist and regional president of BVP flagged off the
race. Special guests included many leading personalities from Powai. Race for
adults commenced exactly at 7.25AM as scheduled which was followed by race for
senior citizens and children who were equally enthusiastic about the run. The
first winner completed this distance of 3.3km in just 10 minutes 34 seconds,
winner in other categories followed soon who were all cheered by the spectators
North II (Punjab East):
on 23rd Sept.
branch celebrated the “Parivar Milan” and in this function arranged medical
checkup wherein more than 70 members along with their families were checked by
the team of Fortis Hospital Mohali. In sector 22 school, branch organized Guru
Vandana Chhatra Abhinandan.
Branch organized a Bhajan Sandhya / Parivar Millan Programme on
28th at Barsonon, under the presidentship of Sh. Surjit Singh Branch President,
Sh. Lalit Mahajan National Vice President congratulated ChhatwalBranch team and
members for the project and said Bhakti Yog is a easy way to see God. Sh.
Sanjeev Sharma Branch Sec. and team performed Bhajans.
Mehndi competition was organized on 8th October
to celebrate 'Karva Chouth'. Students of Beauticians class of Bitiya Vikas
Kendra participated in the Competition. The members of branch took keen
interest. Prizes were given to the students who won first four positions.
Members were given gift packs. Certificates were awarded to thirteen students,
who had completed six months of training in stitching. Mrs. Sutinder Trikha was
the Chief Guest in the function conducted by Sunita Mangala. Students of Bitiya
vikas Kendra contributed Rs. 2700/ towards Kashmir Relief Fund through the
Vistar, Delhi East
: Branch organised GVCA at Pramila Bal Deaf and Dumb School and Bharti Public
School. Branch also organised Satsang, Yoga Camp, Bone density and Medical check
up camp, General awareness Quiz in a school among children, Paper distribution
about BVP & Eye Donation awareness, Arya Samaj Orphan House to distribute
clothes, Participation by members in Dandia Mela of Prant etc..
Katni, Mahakaushal : Sanskriti Saptah was celebrated in the month of August 2014.
Mehandi and Rangoli Competition was celebrated in Sanskar Bharati School, where
in 125 students participated. Service activity conducted in the school of
mentally retarded School Swamlamban. Health checkup camp and distribution of
cloths organised in old age home at Jhinjhri Katni. Blood donation camp
organized in Govt., Hospital Katni. Workshop organized in Govt. Hospital Katni.
Speech competition was organized to save girl child in Govt. PG Tilak College
where 21 participants delivered lecture on Beti Bachao. It was excellent
programme for youth awareness.
Janakpuri, Delhi South :
Saptah in which as many as 14 activities were organised as under : essay
competition on Swami Vivekanand (6 schools and 16 children participated.)
Elocution, declamation contest (6 schools and 11 students participated). The
subject in both the contests was 'relevance of Swami Vivekananda in today's
context'. Eye donation camp (69 persons pledged their eyes. Dental check up
camps (dental health of 185 children, was examined), distribution of BVP
Literature, eye checkup camp (62 were the beneficiaries.) 24 persons were given
free spects. Blood donation camp (22 units of blood was collected.) Children
cultural programme (over 24 children displayed their skills) and distribution of
tulsi plants (over 60 tulsi saplings.)
Janakpuri Main :
Saptah was organized at Shri S.D. Mandir. Free physio camp (42 patients
benefited), eye camp (38 patients benefited), Environment day (planted 52 trees
and distributed 255 tulsi plants), a free dental camp, Bhajan sandhya (200
ladies participated), drawing competition (90 students from 7 schools
participated) and a competition on Ram Charit Manas in the senior citizen
meeting (58 members participated) were the main activities gone through during
-I : 14
programmes were held: tree plantation drive (200 saplings planted), teej
celebration (83 ladies attended), Independence Day celebrations (80 persons
attended), Mahila Sangam (lively discussion on various topics), Janamashtami (90
devotees attended), Cutlural programme with 120 participants. Guru Vishram Vridh
Ashram Old Age home special lunch to 150 inmates by paying Rs. 5000 to Ashram,
Bhajan Sandhya (ladies), Hanuman Chalisa (80 members attended.) Shri Sathya Sai
Baba Kirtan (60 devotees attended.) Tulsi pot distribution (laughing club
distributed 25 saplings). Mahila Sambhagita (25 ladies were present.) Smt. Leela
Munshi spoke on Bhagwat Geeta and help to needy members.
During Sanskriti Saptah following programmes were held: Samoohik Sundar Kand
path, free eye checkup camp and seminar in 2 schools, tree plantation, welcome
boards were also put up at 4 places.
Punjan North :
Branch organized the week from 01to 08.09.2013 during which 11 projects were
undertaken under the direction of Project Director Raman Puri. Projects like:
Safai Abhiyaan at Shamshan Ghat, distribution of old clothes, stationary and
fruits to slum basti and govt schools students, Tulsi plant distribution, tree
plantation, Swami Vivekanand seminar at Rajput Sr. Sec. School, Sujanpur.
Teacher's day celebration, family gettogether and cultural programme were held
in which Prant President Sushil Sharma, National Vice Presidet Sh. Lalit Mahajan,
K.K. Mahajan and others participated.
Branch organized a series of programmes for the sanskriti saptah celebration
to 7th September
2013 in six different schools. Painting and slogan writing competition (topic: a
scene depicting nature's beauty), do not waste water and aao padhey aur
padhaya. (26 students participated). Declamation contest in Hindi and
English (12 students participated). Paper reading contest (16 students
participated), a drawing competition on Save water and Paryavaran Suraksha
(12 students participated.) Recitation of Poems on patriotism & bravery, and
Punjabi lok geet competition were the highlights.
Urban Jalandhar :
Celebrated Sanskriti month by dedicating it to women welfare. 42 talented girls
from 5 different schools, who achieved distinction in either education or
sports, were given educational kits in a function held in Shivalik Public
School, One time scholarship of Rs. 9000 was given to one needy girl as her
college fees. All household articles were given to one needy girl during her
marraige and langar was organised for local people after a religious function.
Organised vikas week with sunder kand path from 1st
to 7th September
2013. Dental checkup camp Govt. High School for girls Qilla Mandi Dr. Dushant
Chopra and Dr. Barkha Chopra examined about 200 students. GVCA in 2 schools,
seminar on teaching of Swami Vivekanand in Govt. Sr. Sec. School for girls,
Tulsi poojan & vitran samaroh and seminar on stress and time management
organized in R.R. Bawa DAV College for Girls were the main activities held
during the week. Prof. Shiv Rajan Puri and Dr. Davinder Siingh Johal were the
main speakers at GVCA and seminar respectively.
organized the week and performed 9 programmes. A discussion on the life of Swami
Vivekanand & its utility in our practical life, provided proficiency certificate
along with tailoring kits, side bags to 35 lady trainees who successfully
completed 3 months training, distribution of sports materials at Saraswati
Shishu Niketan, Examining of eyes of 74 patients by Dr. Anup Kr. Daityari, an
awareness cum dental checkup camp (Dr. R. Zaman BDS, examined the students), a
health checkup cum homeopathy medicines distribution camp under project Aarogya
(112 patients were examined by Dr. Durbadal Das.) A sit & Draw competition in
junior and senior group, a video show at Harijan Colony Subhashnagar, a
discussion on Vivekanand as a teacher were the highlights of the week.
(Niti: Dec., 2013)
Vikas week was observed in 5 schools on 11th,
The programmes included: Essay competition, sit and draw competition and
recitation competition (Rhymes, Bengali, Assamese and Hindi). 325 students
Branch conducted 5 programmes viz: Shabad kirtan competition on the eve of Shri
Guru Granth Sahib Parkash Utsav on 1st
2013. All participants were honoured with mementos. On 2nd
2013 a Sulekh partiyogita was conducted in Govt. Girls Primary School in
Punjabi, Hindi & English. On 3rd
2013 at Table (pahada) recitation competition among Govt. Primary School Boys
was conducted. On 5th
teachers day celebrations were held in Govt. Sr. Sec. School. 60 teachers
participated. 6 teachers were honoured. On 6th
branch distributed stationary items to Sarvhitkari Shishu Vatika Sanskar kender
children. All these functions were chaired by Commander Sansar Chand Sharma
State Convener Environment. All winners & participants were given certificates &
Delhi East :
Organised Sanskriti Saptah from 12th
to 19th August
2013. The main events were donation of 10 benches to Henry Duniyat Public
School, Jhilmil, organising a cricket tournament, distribution of prizes in Deaf
and Dumb school Karkardooma, celebrating Independence Day and conducting quiz
contest, distribution of Geographical charts etc. Donating needles, mats and
threads in Silai Center for Women, honouring Sr. Citizens social women and
celebrating Rakhi with disabled children at Deaf and Dumb school.
Delhi South :
During Sanskriti Saptah held from 19th
25.08.2013 a free physio camp (42 patients benefited), an eye camp (38 patients
befitted), environment day (planted 52 trees and distributed 255 tulsi plants),
a free dental camp through dental van, a Bhajan Sandhya (200 ladies
participated) a drawing competition (9 students from 7 schools participated)
and a competition on Ram Charit Manas in the senior citizen meeting (58 members
participated) were the high lights of the week.
Dhanbad, Jharkhand :
Celebrated Sanskriti Saptah in which free eye checkup camp was held at
Gayatri Mandir on 01.09.2013. More than 300 patients were scrutinized out of
which 20 were selected for IOL Cataract surgery at Raghnath Kharakia eye
hospital Chirkunda. A seminar on Swami Vivekanand was held at Vivekanand
Vidyalaya Jharia on 04.09.2013. The subject was "Swami Vivekanands view on Yuva"
for senior class students. More than 500 students were present. The main
speakers were L.P. Kanodia, Sri Sukhdeo Acharya and Shri Rajiv Sharma. Another
seminar on Swami Vivekanand was held at Yadav Sukhdeo Narayan Inter Mahavidyalay
Bhubaneshwar on 06.09.2013 on the occasion of their foundation day celebration.
More than 350 students and 100 parents were present. Organised tree plantation
at Sabalpur village Hirak road on 06.09.2013. 118 fruit trees were planted and
distributed among villagers.
(Niti: Nov., 2013)
Gurdaspur, Punjab North
: Starting with
hawan yagya, branch organised S.S. from 15th
July to 18th August
2012. 880 plants were planted with the help of Distt. Adm, social organisation
and gaushala trust; Ration and clothing worth
` 5000/- was distributed amongst the inmates of
kushth ashram; GVCA was organised in 16 different schools; Seminars were
organised on the subject of female feticide, effect of atomic power, drug
de-addiction and 150th birth anniversary celebration of Swami Vivekanand. Free
dental checkup camps were held and free uniforms, stationary distributed to the
students, water coolers were donated in different schools. Branch members
honoured the two winners of Hanuman Akhada on getting silver medal in wrestling
in London Olympic. In Shaheed Park a Candle lighting ceremony in the memory of
martyrs was also organised. Rajinder Bitta, Chairman Forest Deptt. Pb Govt; Dr.
CD Shastri; Ramesh Mahajan Director Drugs Deaddiction Centre; were the guests at
different occasions. Kamalpreet Kaur topper of 10th
in the distt.) was
honoured by DPI Pb. Govt. Avtar Singh and DEO Gurdaspur Mrs. Joginder Kaur.
Dr. Kitchlu, Ludhiana :
Celebrated Sanskriti maah from July 15 to August 15 2012 by organising: seminar
on 'Life and teachings' of Swami Vivekanand wherein a talk was delivered by Mrs
Suman Aggarwal, Vice-Chairman of Swami Vivekanand study Circle. In a declamation
contest on Life & teachings of Sikh guru held in three schools, 12 students
participated. Dr. Rameshinder Kaur Bal, Director of Partap Institutions of
Education was the chief guest. Prizes were given to the winners; plantation of
Ashoka saplings, celebration of Shri Krishna Janam Ashtmi, Rangoli competition
in which boys won prizes as well; Lok geet competition among member families and
guests with a view to promote the Punjabi culture, A seminar on health & fitness
by Dr. Amarbeen Singh, MD from Khanna. Dr. B.S., Aulakh, MD Urology Head, DMCH,
Ludhiana was the chief guest; arranged a drawing and painting competition in
Shaiwal High School on three topics ie 'save, water' 'female feticide' and
'Environment protection. Independence day was celebrated in the same school by
arranging a declamation contest on Life and contribution of freedom fighters.
Dr. MS Mahal, Director, Pameti-PAU, Ludhiana was the chief guest who unfurled
the National flag.
Celebrated Sanskriti Saptah between 15th
July to 14th
August 2012 and
organised 9 programmes. Tree plantation, tulsi saplings and tulsi literature
vitran, seminar on save water and energy, solo song competition and black
stickers fixed on head lights of vehicles, calorinisation of water tanks and
wells, stationary distribution at Govt. Primary School, clothes distribution to
needy, painting competition on environment etc.
13 different projects were organised during sankriti week viz. painting
competition (topic patriotism), free Homoeopathic check-up, hemoglobin check-up,
display boards, displaying Swami Vivekanand quotes, honouring meritorious
students, teachers, sports persons and a cycle rally with Swami Vivekanand
Miss Nayan Jassal who secured second rank in PCS Examination was honoured, 51
plants of tulsi and 21 of neem were distributed, tree plantation, a play on drug
addiction and its effects, GVCA and talk on teachings of Swami Vivekanand were
organised. In blood donation camp 21 members donated blood, release of pamphlet
on Kanya Bhroon Hatya and under Viklang Sahayata a tricycle was given to
a polio patient were other programmes held.
Malerkotla, Punjab East
: During this
period 300 saplings were planted at 2 different places, lectures on drug
addiction, moral values, dental care and eye care were delivered by
professionals in different schools. During a visit a Pingal Wara Ashram Sangrur
250 inmates were provided refreshments, a declamation contests on Swami
Vivekanand was organised in various schools and Miss Cheenu Sharma from DAV
Public School got first position. In addition motto writing competition on Swami
Vivekanand, mehandi competition and rangoli competition were also held. Branch
also distributed 150 tulsi plants to the residents of Krishna Colony.
Saptah was celebrated from 13th-19th
Following programmes were undertaken: khadya samagri vitran at kushtha
ashram, sundar kand path at Taneja's residence Independentce day celebration, BH
park renamed as Swami Vivekanand park, Medical check-up in Dayanand School
Modipuram. Bhajan Sandhya, family meets in Monoranjan Hall, sampark abhiyan and
Paryavaran Goshthi etc.
Avadh Pradesh :
Commenced the sanskriti month with colourful celebration of hariyali teej on
29.07.2012 at the residence of Smt. Monorama Sharma and her son Shri Rajiv
Sharma. The branch also organised mehandi & Puja thaal sajao competition
and Antakshri & Rangoli at three schools. The month ended on 27.08.2012 with
prize distribution to the winners of various competitions and certificates to
Delhi South :
Eighteen programmes were conducted during 01.09 to 16.09.2012. Eye donation
camp, an essay competition on the subject 'life and teachings' of Swami
Vivekanand. A free eye check-up camp attended by 112 persons of which 49 persons
were given free spectacles, dental check-up camp benefiting 300 students, a talk
on the subject 'relevance of moral values in present environment' by Shri H.C.
Batra, a talk on breast cancer by Dr. Kamal Singhal, a talk on the subject
'problems of menstrual syndrome' by Dr. Vijaya Prabha Agarwal, A blood donation
camp, cultural program for children, distribution of BVP literature, a dental
check-up camp benefiting 181 students, recital of Bhagwat Gita by Shri R.L.
Malik, camp for yoga therapy by yogacharya Shri Mahender Gupta, distribution of
53 tulsi plants, and a thought provoking lecture by Shri Ajay Kumar Upadhyaya.
Gandhi Nagar (Jammu),
The highlights of S.S. were: Introduction books of BVP were distributed among
the staff members of MNKG Montessorie School, Tulsi plants were given to morning
walkers. Painting, Rangoli and Fancy dress competitions were held at different
schools. Prizes were given to the winners.
(Niti: Dec., 2012)
Rajahmundry, A.P.West :
Branch conducted Sanskriti Saptah from 23. to 29.08.2012 in seven places with
seven items. On 23rd
programme for youth was organised as to how to escape from bad habits. Power
point presentation was given by Dr. Karri Rama Reddy at Aditya Degree College.
On 24.08.2012 songs competition by women on our Indian culture was held at Shri
Satyanarana Swami Temple.
(Niti: Nov., 2012)
observed Sanskriti Saptah from 17th
27.07.2011. The programes were: 17th.
A homeopathy camp at Sandhani Sangha, Charbazar. The camp was sponsored by Dr.
Durbadal Das. Dr. RanabijoyChoudhury, a well wisher of parishad also examined
the patients. Free medicines were distributed. 18th
jelly preparation camp was organised at Maizgram under the technical guidance
provided by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Akbarpur. 26 trainees attended the camp. An
eye screening cum operation camp (IOL) was organised at 806, Promodnagar L.P.
School, Karimganj in association with N.P.C.B. 93 patients registered their
names out which 23 were selected for operation. Dr. A. Daityari & Dr. Gautam Roy
Sharma attended the camp. Free medicines were distributed. 20th
cleaning of trash & maintainance program was initiated at the Shahid Bedi
located at Sambhu Sagar Park, on the eve of language Martyr Day. Distribution of
study materials program was organised at Kali Mahavir L.P. School, where copy
book, pencil, eraser, scale etc. were distributed among the students. A health
check-up cum medicine distribution camp was organised at Nathupur. Dr. M.S.
Dasgupta & Dr. T.K. Banik attended the camp. Free medicines were distributed. A
personal awareness camp was organised at Pallimangal M.E. School, Suprakandi.
157 students were examined by Dr. Suparna Das Lala. Sports materials was also
Branch organized this week in the month of November in more than 5 schools by
organizing extempore speech, Drawing competition and other on the spot
activities which made children aware of their culture and Sanskriti. Smt. Ina
Chakraborty Convener Sanskriti Saptah took initiative to organise it
successfully. Prizes and sweets were also distributed.
haryana north :
week was celebrated from 12th to
2011. A dental check-up camp was organized. 64 plants were planted in Govt.
Model Sanskriti School, a yajna in the Bhawan hall by Acharya Sharwan Kumar of
Arya Samaj, a talk on Yoga, parivar milan, mahila sahbhagita, painting
competition were arranged. 17 years old, who participated in three categories,
Khushi, Anjali and Poonam won first prize in their prespective categories.
Krishna Chaudhary was honoured for authoring a book of poems based on Vedas.
Donations of Rs. 500/- by Krishna Choudhary, Rs. 2100/- by V Mohimi, Rs. 3100/-
by Rama Jain were also announced.
punjab north :
Branch celebrated Sanskriti Saptah from 7-15 August 2011. S. Sud was the
Director of the Project. The hightghts are as follows; Pariwar Millan & Teej
celebration in which 25 girls and 20 children and 40 gents participated, a talk
on 'discipline a key to success in life'. positive mental attitude to lead a
disciplined life. Slogan writing competition on black money & corruption, female
foeticides, Drug deaddiction and water conservation & Save water campaign. The
first prize winner was Navneet Kaur for the slogan 'Jo beti ko de pahichaan,
Mata pita wahi mahaan'., Janam Ashtmi celebration, declamation contest on
participation of youth in Nation Building, educating a girl means Vasudhaev
Katmbkam, Man creates his own fortune Save water save future. Anand Attri
of Gonga Dham Vridh Ashram graced the occasion. Rajinder Singh senior Manager
and V.K. Gupta Manager from Indian Overseas Bank Ludhiana were among our
honoured guests. In Independence Day celebration Rashtra devo Bhava was the main
theme. Snehlata Sandhu, Councilor, LMC was the chief guest who unfurled the
National Flag, the most attractive items were the fancy dress show by the
children depicting themselves as Subhash Chander Bose and Shaheed Bhagat Singh.
During the month of August 2011 two branches in addition to celebration of
Sanskriti Saptah from 7-15 August conducted some programmes as mentioned below :
Paper reading contest on Shaheed Udamsingh, GVCA, donation of water purifier and
steel benches, tree plantation etc. Attendence in these functions was quite
Sanskriti Saptah was organised from 7th
2011. Plantation of 200 medicinal plants, provision of 2 ceiling Fans to Govt.
Primary School Trehi, distribution of milk, biscuits and fruits to 40 indoor
patients of RSD Project Hospital, distribution of 2000 pamphlets on saving water
and electricity, covering of head lights of 2 & 4 whelers with black stickers
and distribution of 50 tulsi plants with gamla were the highlights of the
punjab east :
Branch organised Sanskriti Saptah. The highlights are : visit to the pingalwala
centre at Sangrur, Lunch & refreshment for the dwellers were served, arranged a
lecture on eye care by Dr. Rakesh Arora M.S. (Eye) for Govt. High School Boys,
arranged a lecture on moral values by Madam Rama Deewan for the students of
Govt. Girls Sr. Sec. School. Organised a mehandi competition among students of 7
schools. Rangoli festival and competition among girls students of various
schools, celebration of Independence Day at KMRD Jain Girls College. 100 tulsi
plants were distributed in Narindra colony. Branch President Jeet Singh Gogia
thanked all participants for this Project.
(Niti: Dec., 2011)
Greater Kailash-I, Delhi
South : Branch
organized the following programmes during the month of August 2011. Eye care
camp wherein around 100 students and 40 adults eyes were examined. Haryali Teej
Hanuman Chalisa Recitation followed by brief pravachan by Smt. P. Grover. 94
persons attended the lecture by Acharya Virendra Vikram a scholar preachar at
Arya Samaj and President Bharat Swabhiman Trust. Topic was 'having realized an
increase in injustice and corruption in the country the need of the hour is of
lord Krishana's Sudershan Chakra more than HIS Murli'. On Independence
Day Col. I.S. Gujral was the chief guest. During Mahila Sahabhagita and privar
Sanskar sewing machines were given to 4 deserving ladies. 15 tulsi plants were
(Niti: Nov., 2011)
Janakpuri Main, Delhi South :
Sanskriti Saptah was organized by the branch from 10 to 17.07.2011 at Shri SD
Mandir. A talk on income tax was organised on 10th
July on the occasion of foundation day. An eminent
Chartered Accountant and tax consultant Shri Vijay Gupta, AICWA, FCS, FCA
addressed the participants. 78 members attended. On 11th
July a free physio camp was organised. 32 patients
were benefited. Shri M.C. Chawla was the chief guest. On 12th
July an eye camp was organized. 38 patients got
benefited. Environment Day was celebrated on 13th
July by planting 52 trees and distribution of 275
tulsi plants. A free dental camp was held on 14th
July. 42 patients got benefited. On 15th
July a competition on Ram Charit Manas was held in
the senior citizens meeting. 52 members participated. In drawing competition
July 138 students from 12 schools participated. On
July Dr. Suraj Prakash Jayanti was celebrated. The main
speaker was P.R. Sahni, former Mayor of Delhi & Dr. Meena Thakur eminent social
worker. On this occasion 1 tricycle was donated to needy person.
Panchkula, Punjab East : 50 saplings
were planted, 30 members attended the yoga camp at vivekananda hall. Dr. Megha
and Dr. Manish checked the oral hygiene of 40 students of Azad Public School.
Gave free treatment to 15 of them in dental clinic, distributed toothpaste &
tooth brushes to them. Fifteen differently abled students from the Institute of
the Handicapped presented variety of items which got a great applause from the
audience. Prizes were given to all of them. 8 students played games, visited the
gaushala, contributed liberally for the fodder. 32 children from Ashiana
children's home displayed their creativity in two groups. Maj. Gen. I.J.S.
Dhillon and Dr. Mrs. Vibha Saluja, President and General Secretary of BAMA
Institute of Art acted as Judges. 9 students were given prizes. The Judges also
gave cash prizes to Neelam and Sunil for best paintings.
Branch organized Sanskritik Saptah with following programmes: 100 tulsi plants
distributed, lecture on pollution in sohrab public school, lecture on dental
care in Govt. Boys school. Lecture on Traffic rules in Govt. Sr. Sec. Girls
school. Mahanadi Rangoli competition in KMRD Jain Girls college, lecture on
moral values, celebrated the Independence day on 15th August in SVM campus.
Punjab North, Dr. Kitchlu, Ludhiana :
Independence Day, GVCA paper reading contest aid to needy, white shirts for 51
students. Janamashtmi celebration and Honouring of meritorious students are the
Shahpurkandi Township : Branch
organised 10 programmes from 1st to 31st August. 125 medicinal plants were
planted at different parks and site of staff colony. Chief Engineer, Ranjit
Sagar Dam Project, Irrigation works, Punjab Sh. Harvinder Singh was the Chief
Tagore, Ludhiana : Dr. Roshan Lal gave
a talk on " चिन्ता, कारण व
निवारण" at a meeting held with members of senior Citizens Association. Shri R.P.
Gupta Hon.Secy., Viklang Sahayata Kendra motivated Senior citizens to take home
our impontant message to save water " जल है तो कल है - जल ही जीवन है।"
Gurdaspur : A seminar on 'Bhroon
Hatya', celebration of Independence day, Declamation, slogan competition,
Environment, plantation were the main attraction.
Khanna : From 1st to 31 August Late
Shri Shyam Lal Jain & Smt. Satya Wati Jain Memorial free Viklang Sahayata camp
was arranged, Shri Abhinav Trikha Hon'ble S.D.M. was the Chief Guest and Sh. I.S.
Channi President Municipal Council and Shri Rajesh Chairman Improvement Trust
Khanna guest of honour. During GVCA in different schools branch honoured
meritorious students with medals and teachers were honoured by the students by
garlands. With the help of Punjab National Bank free medical check-up camps were
organised, Shri Joginder Bajaj DGM PNB Ludhiana was the Chief Guest and Shri
R.N. Malik Chief Manager Guest of honour. On 30 August branch distributed 100
mtr woolen flooring taat in Govt. Primay School no. 5 Nai Abadi.
Delhi East, Vivek Vihar :
Distribution of biscuits in deaf and dumb school, playing brain games, helping a
silai kendra for under previleged people and counselling to girls how to serve
your parents and behave with elder and younger ones for personality development
were the highlights.
Delhi South, B- Block, Janakpuri : GVCA
in 6 schools wherein 150 teachers were honoured, Nineteen items were organized
during the week such as moral education lectures, Praudh Sanskar lecture by a
renowned speaker, Vidyarthi Sahayta, lecture by an Eye specialist for promoting
the noble cause of Eye Donation, self defence, a training program, a free Eye
check-up camp etc.
C-2, Janakpuri : Variety programme by
Children, Bhajan Sandhya, Sunderkand path, sprititual & purposeful talk on
relevance of Geeta,Teej Festival, Tulsi plants distribution, awareness programme
on 'Alzheimer'. Dr. Sushma Chawla, founder, Hope Ek Asha was the Chief Guest.
Screening of the film 'Thaam lo Unka Haath' were the main programmes.
Avadh Pradesh, Lucknow : From
27.7- 8.8 Sunderkand, Stationery in schools, BKJ, Art competition, Teej, Senior
members honouring programmes were held. Dance by blind artists was appreciated.
Assam, Karimganj :
From 8-15.8, Health Check-up, School articles, Study material, Agriculture
awareness were held. Dr. Das also came once. Rs. 18,770/-were spent.
Delhi North, Prashant Vihar : From 8th
August to 4th Sep. Medical check-up, Help to deaf and dumb, School articles,
Bhajan Sandhya, Naturopathy Camp,BKJ, GVCA etc. were held. 1100 people were
North, Bhatinda :
From 2-15.8 Bhajan Sandhya, Tulsi Vitran, Mehndi etc were arranged.
(Niti: Nov., 2010)
Ambala City, Haryana
Branch celebrated its cultural week from 23rd to 27th November 2009. On the
first day, Guru Tegh Bahadur Martyrdom day was celebrated at GRSD Sr. Sec.
School Ambala City. Thirteen teams of local schools participated. The inaugural
speech was delivered by Principal Shankar Kashyap. In the Declamation contest,
the overall trophy was bagged by Police DAV School. In BKJ (know your India)
quiz contest 21 teams participated. The team of Sohan Lal DAV School won first
prize in the Senior category while PKR Jain Sr. Sec. School bagged first prize
in junior category. Rangoli, Mehandi & Painting competitions were also held.
More than 87 students participated. Yoga Shivir & Yoga competitions were held in
the BVP Bhavan on the last two days.
(NITI: Feb., 2010)
A.P. North & East
October 2009 Sriman Peetambara Raghunadhacharya Swami Founder of Shri
Astalakshmi Peetam, Shri Bhagavat Siddhi Peeta of Kondakoppaka village
inaugurated the Sanskriti Saptah as the Chief Guest along with Shri R.C. Jain,
State President and other state office bearers. Retired teachers and Veda
Brahmins were honoured: a quiz on Ithihas was conducted, 100 kgs. of Rice was
also distributed to the economically backward people which was contributed by
Shri Srinivasa Chowdary, flu medicines were distributed in laprosy colony and
makavanan village, debate competitions were conducted at Shri Gowri Granthalayam,
sponsored by Siddhartha School, Govarpalem. Veena Sravanthi competitions were
conducted at Shirdi Sai Mandir, Velpulaveedhi, in which 19 persons participated.
At Aadarna Swachanda Seva Samsthan, Vishnu Sahasranama Sankeerthanam was
conducted for the welfare of mentally retorted children. In Akshyadham Manovikas
Kendram 25 children were given shelter and food. Bhajan Sandhya conducted at
Shri Kanyaka Parameswari Temple in which 7 team’s paticipated. It was in memory
of late Kandredregula Malleswara Rao by his son Shri Kandregula with Murali
Krishna. The Valedictory function was held on 12.10.2009. The chief guest Shri
Ch. S.S. Ramachandra Rao, State General Secretary awarded prizes.
(NITI: Jan., 2010)
Distributed free medicines through Vivekananda Sevakendra worth Rs. 8000/- and
Ram Krishan Mission Ashram, Ramharipur, Bankura worth Rs. 4000/- Distributed
ration to 60 widows, maintained one free bed at Marwari Relief Society Hospital.
Maintaining weekly Dental clinic with support of Dr. Rajesh Gupta at Vivekananda
Sevakendra. Adopted a school in the year 2004, named Nivedita Pally Prathmik
Vidyalaya of 40 students at Kumar Bazar Raniganj. An amount of Rs. 15000/- was
given to Shri Raghunath Balika Vidyalaya, Laxmangarh for the purpose of student
schlorship. Arranged GVC programme and BKJ quiz competition among students of
Delhi South :
The branch organised Sanskriti Saptah on 30th September, 3rd, 6th and 10th
October, 2009 at different locations. The programme included, among other
matters, 'Goshthi' on different topics related to "Bharatiya Sanskriti" and BVP
role in motivating its spread among children, families and 'Praudh' men and
women. Around 100 members and other attended these functions and most of them
expressed their considered views on the subjects. The guest of honour on two
days was Shri Mansoor a yoga teacher and preacher of Bhagwat Gita in USA, Europe
and India for the last 15 years. Shri D.N. Grover National Secretary PR, was
present on all these days and participated in the deliberations. Shri Vijay
Gupta, a noted poet and writer and the branch's senior Vice President anchored
the entire programme and made it lively with his views & couplets.
Janakpuri Main :
A Sanskriti Saptah was organized from 04.09.09 to 12.09.09 at Shri Sanatan
Dharam Mandir On 4th September a lecture on unmploment & rising prices was
delivered by the Sh. Raj Narain Pandey retired administrator from Ministry of
Agiculture & president of Samarth Siksha Samiti, Delhi. 56 members ware present
GVCA was held in 2 schools by Honouring 64 teachers and distributing scholarship
to 20 students. The main speaker in the functions was Sh. I.D. Ojha National
Working President who was also the chief guest. On 6th September Environment day
was celebrated by planting 30 trees and distributing 270 Tulsi plants. On 7th
Septembr GVCA was held in 2 schools by Honouring 78 teachers.
(NITI: Nov., 2009)
Block, Janakpuri, Delhi South :
Sanskriti Saptah was celebrated from 2nd August to 9th August, 2009, Two special
programmes were the hall marks of this week. In one of the programme Shri M.C.
Gupta, a renowned Social worker and educationist spoke on the inspiring life and
deeds of Netaji Subhash Chander Bose and in the other programme Shri H.P.S.
Verma M.Sc. expressed his views on the Message of Janamashtami stressing on the
message that one must stand up boldly to fight every kind of injustice.
B-Block, Janakpuri :
The Sanskriti week was observed from 22.08.09 to
30.08.09, during which Twenty major programmes were performed : seven GVCA, Five
Health such as Eye Check-up Dental
Camp, Blood Donation Shivir, 'Three Moral
Education lectures in schools, one Praudh Sanskar for Senior Citizens one
cultural programme for children and Viklang Sahayta Shivir etc.
Lively programme was
organized by children of Shri Gurudwara of A block, under the direction of Mrs.
Gandhi, who took great pains to train the children. Leading the audience to
ecstasy and thereafter a talk by Shri Narinder Madan Ph.D., LLB on means of
Salvation by selfless Service was delivered.
(NITI: Nov., 2009)
: Sanskriti Saptah was organized by the branch from 17.9.2008 to 23-9-2008,
inaugurated by Smt. K. Sobharani, Municipal Chairperson with State convenor Sri
B.V.S.S. Seshaji. An impressive Sangeetha Vidhavaji by the children was the
highlight of the programme. During GVCA outstanding students were honoured. An
impressive display of Art Exhibition by a famous artist of Rajamundry was
organised. Lectures on Indian culture and music concerts were also delivered.
Branch organized Sanskirti Saptah from 14.12.08 to 21.12.2008. Programmes were
held at Gajuwaka which included: Gayatri Yagnam, Career Guidance &
Development, AIDS Awareness Eye check-up, Dental check-up and Talent Games for
women. Prizes were presented to the winners by the chief guest Sri B.S.S.S.Sai
(State Sanskriti Saptah convener).
: During Sanskriti Saptah villagers staged cultural programmes in their
villages and we provided exercise books, pencils, rubbers, biscuits, bhujiyas to
all students in some schools and lunch (khichri) to villagers. Tulsi Plants were
given to 100 villagers in Ilsoba village.
West Bengal : Branch organized NGSC at Laxmipati
Singhania Academy on 27th September, 2008. Chief guest was Shri Nandlal
Singhania, State President.
In October, 08 branch
extended festival greetings to members by two useful books - " Grihastha Gita"
and " Aushadh Darshan".
Ashram at Konnagar is a home to about 20 old aged ladies, who have no body to
look after in their family. The branch is actively associated in extending help
to this institution by providing money for food stuff, milk etc.. Last year
Parishad arranged boring of a Deep Tubewell for drinking water in the Ashram &
nearby Community at a cost of Rs. 46000/-.
(NITI: Feb., 2009)
Malerkotla, Punjab East :
During Sanskriti Saptah 100 plants of Tulsi were distributed, lecture delivered
by a Doctor on eye care for the students of S.S.Jain High School and a lecture
of S.F.S. Sr. Sec. Public School. Another lecture was arranged on Anti drug
addiction by the doctor for the students of Govt. Sr. Sec.School Village
Boghiwal & lecture arranged on moral values for the students of K.M.R.D. Jain
Girl College. Rangoli and Mehndi competitions were also held.
Pali, Rajasthan West :
Branch organized Sanskriti Saptah from 28 September to 5 October managed by
Mahila wing of the branch.Acupressure Camp, Dandia Dance, Cooking Classes,
Display competition, the subject "In Modern Times Whether Inter Caste Marriage
in Justified or Not" and Cultural programme , folk dance competition were
organized during the week.
Rajahmundry, A.P. : Branch
celebrated Sanskriti Saptah in a grand manner by concucting competition among
various sections of people. The competitions began from 23.8.2008 and ended on
12.9.2008. Municipal Commissioner of Rajahmundry, Sri V. Rajendra Prasad was the
chief guest. The activities undertaken were: Dress competition, Drawing
Competition, Hasya Kavita in Telgu, Bharat Ko Jano, Story Telling and NGSC
(NITI: Jan., 2009)
Khanna (Punjab North) :
During Sanskriti Saptah branch celebrated 15th August with the senior
citizens by unfurling the National Flag. Branch also arranged the
hemoglobin check up camp at govt. primary school No.5, in which 73
students were examined by Sh. Mohan Jassal Care Laboratory G.A.D. Mkt
Khanna. After this ENT check up camp at Satya Bharti School Vill Cheema.
63 students were examined by ENT specialist Dr. G.S. Mallhi M.B.B.S.
M.S. Branch organized GVCA at Govt. Sr. Sec. School Vill. Lalheri in
which 20 teachers were honoured by the students and 13 meritorious
students were honoured by the teachers. Branch also arranged a Bhajan
Sandhya at Bala Ji Mandir and honoured sports persons who played on
national level from Khanna City. Branch also arranged to celebrate
"Teachers Day" on 5th September.
Shalimar Bagh, Delhi North :Branch
celebrated Sanskriti Saptah wef 15th August: by distributing (i) prasad to
Janmastami Shobha Yatra; (ii) 1000 copies and stationary items among the
students of MCD Schools of the area and (iii) 31 Tulsi Plants on 28th August.
Student of Silai Kendra, a permanent project of the branch, were provided lunch
on 29th August. And the branch organised Group Song Competition, Sanskrit Group
Song Competition and lokgeet Competition on 31 August at Jaspal Kaur Public
School. A total of 12 songs were presented by teams of 5 schools. All
participant students were given a set of copies and pen. In addition a
dictionary was given to all first prize winner students.
Moga, Punjab South : The branch
celebrated Vikas Month August 2008 as follows: distributed fresh food among the
students of Dev Samaj Sr. Sec.School, on the 3rd anniversary of the mother of
our Jt. Secretary Mr. Yash Pal Mittal. Mr. Mittal also donated Rs. 1100/- to the
branch. Celebrated Van Mahotsva by planting of different Saplings in the Shahidi
park and M.D.A.S.Sr. Sec. School. Donated sewing Machine on the marriage of a
needy girl of a poor Brahmin family. Independence Day was celebrated by hoisting
National Flag at BVP Bhawan Moga and distributed sweets. Distributed 500
Saplings of Tulsi near S.D. Mandir, Partap Road, Moga on this day.
arranged : Hawan Yagya at Arya Samaj Bhawan 2-New town, Moga in which 22 members
of the Parishad with their families participated Sh. Divakar Bharati was the
Brahma. On 20th August members visited the site of flood and helped the
needy flood victims of the society by distributing medicines worth Rs. 13000/-
in a camp, demanded and organised by the civil surgeon Moga Dr. Adarsh Sood and
on 21st August distributed 3000 candles for the flood victims as demanded by the
Administation, through SDM, Moga.
24th August: members took part in the Puranahuti of the Yagya at Arya Samaj
Bhawan, Moga and donated Rs. 1100/-. Paid Rs. 1100/- to Baba Burfani Sewa Mandal,
Moga for Langar on way to Baba Amar Nath Yatra. As demanded by the Civil
Surgeon, Moga Parishad got printed 5000 pads slip for medical Camp is Schools.
Anakapalle, Central, A.P.North-East :
Branch conducted Sanskriti Saptah from 5-9-08 to 12-9-08: 5-9-08 Inaugration by
Smt. B.Krishnaveni, Regional Transport Officer. Eighteen teachers were honoured
by the Chief Guest on Teachers Day. 6-9-08 : 18 students gave performance of
different "Yogasana's" as per the direction of N.N.M.Rao (Nagesh) Yogasana
teacher and it was witnessed by many in Kusuma Haranath Kalyana Mandapam where
S. Satyanarayana was the Chief Guest.
7-9-08 Jokes Competition was conducted jointly with laughing club at S.V.
Memorial Hall, in which 17 teams participated.
8-9-08 "Bhajana Sandhya" in
memory of late Kandregula Malleswara Rao was conducted in a grand gala manner
by his son Kandregula Murali in which 8 teams participated. All participating
teams were given mementos (Lord Balaji Photo) and it was held at Sri
Venkaterswara Devastanam, inaugurated by Sri Sakala Govinda Rao, Chairman of the
9-9-08 BVP Star Milan programme was conducted in which 102 Mahila
took part with Smt. Sreedharala Subha as Chief Guest and anchor. 10-9-08 Quiz
competition was conducted on "Ithihasamulu" by Dr. M.Venkteswara Rao Grade -1.
Telgu Pandit for two groups (upto 7th junior group and 8th to 10 senior group)
at Sri Gurajada Public School, Anakapalle. Sri K, Jabardhan, correspondent, Hima
Shekhar Educational Institutions was the chief guest.
11-9-08 Veena Competition
was conducted at Sri Shirdi Sai Sewa Samithi & Samastan,in which 15 teams
participated and 5 prizes were declared. All the participants were honoured by
Sri Sarisa Srinivasa Rao, Proprietor, Gopal Krishnna Electricals, Anakapalle.
12-9-08 NGSC competition inrespect of Regional language and in Hindi was
conducted at Y.M.V.A. Sreedhara Venkataramana Memorial Hall in which8 teams in
Hindi, 5 teams in regional language participated. And all the participated teams
were honoured by presenting one pen and certificate of participation. At the
Valedictory Function Sri G. Haragipal Rao, Retd. D.S.P. was the chief guest and
Sri G. Kanakayya State president, A.P. North-East was the guest of honour and
Sri Ch. S.S.Ramachandra Rao, State General Secretary was the special invitee.
The persons who organised various programmes were honoured.
A.P. North, Anakapalli Main Branch :
The branch observed “Sanskriti Saptah” from 10-09-08 to 15-09-08. Under
this programme an Elocution Contest, Drawing Competition, Fancy Dress
Competition, National Group Song Competition, Chess Competition for school
children were held. In the adopted village Krishnapuram games for women were
conducted. Bharat Ko Jano and GVCA were also held.A large number of members and
almost all the branch Office Bearers were present on almost all the occasions.
Prizes were given to the winners. Meritorious teachers and students were
Poorvi Luckow, Avadh Goraksh
: Branch organised Sanskriti Maah Samaroh from 9th Aug onwards at Valmiki
Rangshala, Lucknow. Shri N.P.Pushkarna, Prantiya Secretary, Shri V.S.Katiyar,
Shri Mukesh Jain, Regional Organising Secretary Zon-VI, were present on the
occasion. Dr. Sheema Rizvi, eminent educationist and Journalist , and Ex UP
Minister was the Chief Guest and Smt. Usha Asthana, Rashtriya Mantri Parivar
Sanskar was Vishisht Atithi. Several programmes like Sunder Kand Paath, Hariyali
Teej, Fancy Dress for tiny tots, story reciting, quiz, Art and Drawing
competition and many more were organised, Certain article to Handicapped
and Orphans were also donated by the members.
On 20.09.08, Samapan Samaroh was organized in which dance competition in three
different age groups was conducted. Smt. Kiran Srivastava, president Mahila
Prakoshtha, conducted the programme in a well organised manner. The entire
programme was organized by lady members of the branch.