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Dr. Kitchlu Ludhiana,
Punjab North :
Branch in association with Charitable Trust Punjab, organized a Viklang Sahayata
camp on 13-09-09 at Viklang Sahayata Kendra, Rishi Nagar Ludhiana. On this
occasion artificial limbs, calipers and hearing aids were given to 37 needy
persons, who had come from various places for this purpose. The branch remitted
Rs. 55000/- towards Viklang Sahayata and Rs. 20,000/- as members' contribution
to the Trust. Rs. 15,000/- had been deposited by the members directly with the
Trust. Nirbal ke Bal Ram Satsang Sabha Regd sponsored the camp and contributed
Rs. 11000/- towards the same. Smt. Manorama Sharma, President Narinder Mittal,
state secretary, Punjab North and convener of Viklang Sahayata presided over.
Madhu Vihar Delhi
East : On
13th Sept. 09 branch alongwith BVP Muzaffarnagar Virat branch organised Shivir
at Town Hall Muzaffarnagar and fitted artificial limbs to about 115 Viklang
persons and distributed Baisakhi to 50 persons. On 10 Oct. 09 branch adopted one
handicapped child and gave full year cost of Rs. 5500/- to handicapped welcome
society. At this time all higher dignities of BVP East Delhi President Sh. D.P.
Gupta, Delhi Region Secretary Sh. Madan Malik, official Sh. Pradeep Gupta were
(Niti; Dec. 2009)
B-Block, Janakpuri, Delhi:
A very large number of items were distributed to
Poor & Needy such as Thirty one calipers, one Foot, one Tricycle, one Wheel
Chair, fourteen Hearing aids, Twelve Baisakhies, Three Elbow Cruches etc. to
Viklangs. Further, 600 blank CDs were given to two blind schools as demanded by
(Niti; Nov. 2009)
Shivaji Ludhiana, Punjab North : Branch
organized a camp for ‘Viklang Sahayata’ on 14th June, 2009 at Shiv Shakti Mandir,
Kidwai Nagar, Ludhiana in which a number of artificial limbs and hearing aids
were provided to the poor and needy. The camp was inaugurated by Sh. Sat Pal
Gosainji, honorable Deputy Speaker of Punjab. In the camp 25 patients were
provided with the artificial limbs. 30 patients were provided with hearing aids
and 4 patients were provided with walking sticks.
(Niti; Aug. 2009)
BVP Viklang Punarvas Sansthan organized two Viklang Camps during the Lidber Mela.
On 25th March, 09 two Viklangs were provided with artificial limbs by
the SDM Kangra Shri Pradeep Thakur when he paid a visit to this Sansthan and
again on 27th March, 09 Annual Camp was held in which 9 Vikalangs were provied
artificial limbs and wheel chair. Dr. Prem Bhardwaj H.A.S. (Retd.) was the chief
guest and Shri Ravinder Sharma, Sr. Branch Manager, State Bank of Patiala,
Nagrota Bagwan was the guest of honour whose bank sponsored the camp.
Mrs. Swaran Lata
Pratap Kaisth, Patron, spoke about the activities of the Parishad and Shri
Ramchand Mehta, Project Manager spoke about the activities of the Viklang
Sansthan and Mrs. Himadri Soni presented vote of thanks with special reference
to the bank for sponsoring the camp and M/s Ashok Tent House for providing his
services to decorate the function venue.
(Niti; Jun. 2009)
Suratgarh, Rajasthan North : Branch
organised a Viklang Camp on 18.02.2009 at Suratgarh in which artificial limbs,
tricycles, calipers and special shoes were provided to 28 handicapped persons
free of cost. The total expenditure incurred was Rs. 55000/- for this project.
In this programme Dr. K. L. Bansal, Prantiya President, Shri Gopi Ram Godara
Branch President and other BVP members were present.
Dharwad, Karnataka North : Branch
conducted the Viklang Sahayata Shivir on 01.03.09. 42 deserving handicapped
persons from Dharwad and other districts were given Artificial Limbs free of
cost. One young lady who had lost both working hands was given both working
hands and similarly others received artificial legs and limbs.
This camp was arranged in collaboration with
Sri Pandit Ananth Kher Charitable Trust and Bharat Vikas Parishad. The function
was arranged at Bhagini Samaj Hall and was attended by dignitaries and general
public of Dharwad. Food arrangements were made for patients.
Shri B. K. Kale Dharwad branch president
presided over the function. Shri B. V. Bhat Dy. Director, Education, Shri C. J.
Kamalani and Mohan Lal Bhandari, Industrialist and Social Local Dignitaries were
Thermal Bokaro, Jharkhand : Branch
organized Viklang Sahayata Shivir on 15.03.09 at Station Club. The programme was
formally inagurated by the chief guest cum project head of DVC BTPS Shri A.N.
Mishra. Altogether 75 artificial limbs were provided to the needy physically
handicapped persons. They were provided artificial legs, hearing aids,
tricycles, ortho shoes and crutches. Shri K.K. Sinha, Shri G.P. Singh addressed
the gathering. Manch Sanchaln was performed by Smt. Rinki Prasad. All the
distinguished guests and members took part in dinner with physically
Adampur Doaba, Punjab East : Branch
sponsored one needy person Sh. Satvinder Singh s/o. Sh. Baldev Singh r/o Haripur
for fixing lower limb through BVP Charitable Trust, Ludhiana.
West Bengal : Prant organized a
Viklang Sahayata Camp on 4th January, 2009 at New Haryana Bhawan, Kolkata
jointly with Kolkata Marwari Mahila Samiti. About 95 handicapped persons were
examined in the camp. The camp was conducted by the technicians of Patna Centre
of our Parishad.
On 1st February, 2009 artificial organs
were distributed among 53 handicapped persons. 33, Nos. of artificial limbs, 1
artificial hand, 13 hearing aids, 4 sticks, 2 tricycle etc. were distributed.
The programme was inaugurated by Justice Shyamal Kumar Sen, former Chairperson,
West Bengal Human Rights Commission. Shri Satyanarayan Gupta, Shri Ram Gopal
Agarwal, Shri Ratan Shah, Shri P.D.Bhoot, Shri Nirmalya Bhattacharyya, Smt.
Sarda Lakhotia and other members graced the occasion.
Bangalore, Karnataka South: Bhumi pooja
was performed on 12th February, 2009 in the august presence of Shri
S.M. Prabhakar, Shri K.G. Subbarama Setty, chief patron Shri N. Daulath Rao,
National Addl. Secretary General and a large number of members of BVP for
establishing a workshop for manufacturing artificial limbs, etc. for the use of
physically handicapped persons.
This project will come up near Jan Seva Trust
School on Bangalore-Magadi Road, at a distance of about 20 kms from Bangalore
City. This project is being undertaken in Karnataka for the first time. We
expect to complete the project expeditiously.
used to see the Vikalang Hospital coming up on my way to Gaya
every time and was inquisitive to know what is happening inside.
I spoke to our cabinet Minister Hon'ble Shri Nand Kishore Yadav,
who narrated to me the activities and achievements of this
organization" - said the Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar,
while inaugurating the 9th Foundation Day function of Bharat
Vikas Vikalang Punarvas Kendra and Sanjay Anand Vikalang
Hospital cum Research Centre at Patna on Dec., 21, 2008. He was
extremely happy to visit the Hospital and after inspecting the
Prosthesis and Orthotics Audiology and Physiotherapy departments
and their functioning. The influx of the patients, who were
served, fascinated the Chief Minister as well as the Health
The Hon'ble Chief Minister expressed his deep concern for
rehabilitation of the handicapped persons in Bihar and declared
that very shortly he will finalise Bihar Government's programme
and the target for rehabilitation of the handicapped after
discussions, involving the Govt. of Bihar, Govt. of India, World
Bank and the office bearers of Bharat Vikas Vikalang Nyas for
proper utilization of the funds earmarked for the purpose. He
appreciated the efforts of BVP/ Bharat Vikas Viklang Nyas to
reach out to the needy in the remotest areas and to provide
service to them at their door step. He announced his decisions
to entrust the responsibility to the Hon'ble Health Minister as
Coordinator for the rehabilitation of handicapped.
inaugurating the functions, the Hon'ble Chief Minister, Shri
Nitish Kumar and the Health Minister, Shri Nand Kishore Yadav
visited the surgery department and were happy to see the
patients of correction surgery (30 in numbers) who were provided
surgical operations on Dec., 20, 2008. The operation theatre and
the arrangements and equipments in surgery department of the
hospital impressed both of them.
Minister announced his commitment to join the "Vikalang Mitra"
programme of Bharat Vikas Viklang Punarvas Kendra & Sanjay Anand
Viklang Hospital with his monthly contribution and instructed
his secretariat to arrange deduction of the amount from his
salary every month and deposit in the bank account of the
Foundation Day functions were attended and addressed by Shri
I.D. Ojha, National Working President, Bharat Vikas Parishad,
Shri Sunil Anand, Chairman Sanjay Anand Foundation, New York.
Shri D.B. Gupta, Chairman Bharat Viklang Nyas presided and
welcomed the dignitaries & other guests of the day. Shri B.K.
Jain General Secretary, Bharat Vikas Viklang Nyas presented the
achievements and the programmes. Prof. B.N. Jha, President BVP
South Bihar presented vote of thanks. Er. D.N. Mathur, Vice
Chairman compered the programmes.
functions was attended by over 300 philanthropists (ladies &
gents). BVP members and their families, Doctors, Engineers,
Professionals and other social dignitaries of the state besides
Smt. Anupama Anand and Kumari Ashimi Anand, who had come from
New York exclusively for participating in the programmes.
function commenced with Vande Mataram and concluded with
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(NITI: Mar., 2009)
Lucknow Poorvi, Avadh-Goraksh :
Branch and Seva trust Lucknow, organized a Viklang Sahayata Shivir from
19-12-2008 to 21-12-2008 at Vikas Khand, Gomati Nagar, Lucknow. About 150
handicapped people registered in the camp and got the limbs etc. This was the
18th camp organized by the branch. Till date about 5000 handicapped persons got
benefitted from these camps and the equipments amounting to Rs 66 Lakhs were
distributed. This year 3 hands, 14 legs, 20 callipers, 25 tricycles, 8 wheel
chairs, blind man sticks and walking sticks were distributed during the camps.
After this Hearing aids and Spectacles were also distributed to the handicapped.
The branch is runing the rehabilitating
center at the venue and imparting training to the handicapped in different
disciplines and helping to make them self dependent. Mr. Rajnish Mehta, Deputy
General Manager, Hindustan Petroleum Corpn. Ltd was the Chief Guest along with
Shri K.Vasudev Nayak, Asstt. General Manager, Corporation Bank. Shri Nayak
assured that after getting the training from the centre, the handicapped will
be provided the loans @4% by the Bank. Shri Swadesh Arora, Rashtriya Salahakar;
Shri Mukesh Jain, Org. Secy. Zone-VI, alongwith other dignitaries were also
present on this occasion.
(NITI: Feb., 2009)
Karimganj, Assam :Branch
organized the 18th artificial limb measurement and delivery camp on 16-11-2008
at Karimganj College. Out of 69 patients 15 physically handicapped were
identified for providing artificial limbs, calipers, shoes etc. 21 physically
handicapped who were identified in our previous camp were fitted with artificial
limbs, calipers, shoes etc. and three persons were given three tricycles. The
camp was sponsored by Shri Vijay Chand Lalani and Shri Om Prakash Jain in memory
of their beloved mother late Banwari Devi Lalani and late Kamala Devi Jain.
(NITI: Jan., 2009)
Coinciding with the
Foundation Day of BVP, the Vikalang Punarvas Sansthan, Nagrota
Bagwan organised a Vikalang Sahayata Camp on 4th July, 2008. The
Sate Bank of India Ghorab (Nagrota Bagwan) sponsored the camp. Gen
Sharma, COAs (Retd.) and his spouse Mrs. Swaroop Sharma, chief
Patron of this sansthan graced the function. Shri Surjeet Kaushal, Senior
branch manager, SBI and the Principal Dr. Chhavi Kashyap of Rainbow
International School were also present besides the members and
Bearers of this Sansthan.
Viklangs were provided with artificial limbs/appliances in the
Students of Saraswati Vidya Mandir rendered the national song
Vande Matram and Rainbow International School presented the cultural
Swaran Lata Pratap Kaisth, Patron and Ex branch president
spoke about the foundation of Bharat Vikas Parishad and its expansion
since 1963 and highlighted the achievements of this organisation. Shri
Chandra Mehta, SAO (Retd), Project Manager explained the Sewa
Prakalp of Vikalang Sahayata Yojana in general and about the
achievements of this Vikalang Sansthan in particular since 1992. He
thanked the Management of the SBI for their cooperation and financial
help, from time to time, for this noble cause.
Gen. Sharma admired the Sewa Prakalp of the Parishad, specially
Vikalang Sahayata Yojana and the high morale of the physically
A Vikalang camp was arranged on 31st
May, 2008 at
sponsored by Prakash Kanungo brother of Shri Narpatbhai
of Prakash Steelage Ltd.
The Diagnostic camp was arranged on 17th
wherein a total
106 patients were
examined by our team and Upper limbs 13, Lower
Calipers 17, Crutches 24, Surgical Boot 03,Stick 4, Foot Drop
2, i.e. total 78
articles were distributed on 31st
The program was
arranged by Prakash Steelage Ltd.,
BVP Sanchore and
Mumbai Central and appliances were
supplied by BVP
: Branch organised
the 4th Vikalang Shivir of
2008 on 15th
at the office of the branch.Nine
measurements were taken
in the earlier camp,
turned up to collect
The age of the
youngest child to receive caliper was 3 years.
donation of Rs.10,000/- was sent to Assam Bharat Vikas
Vikalanga Sahayata Kendra) for their all-round
organising the Vikalang Shivir.
Silchar, Assam : The branch
organized the 3rd Shivir of 2008
on 18th May,
2008. The programme was kicked off by a formal function,
attended by Shri L.M.Suklabaidya, MP, Loksabha, Dr.S.S.Dhar, Principal,
Silchar Medical College, Dr. A.K.Sipani, HOD, Dept
and others. More than 20 orthopaedically handicapped
reported at the camp & were supplied with artificial limbs and
were also taken to deliver limbs in the next camp.
Under vikalanga sahayata yojana
branch held its
Annual celebration on 19th April 08 at RV Institute of
Jayanagar, Bangalore. Branch distributed 2 wheel chairs,
2 Blind sticks,
watches and a
Braille Typewriter to needy persons
Mobility India and Mathruchaya Institution. Shri KG
Zonal patron was the Chief guest. Shri YV Gundu Rao,
the gathering of 85 members and well wishers.
Bokaro Thermal, Jharkhand : Branch organised “Viklang Sahayata Shivir” on
13/04/08 at Bokaro Club. The Chief Engineer Shri A.N. Mishra inaugurated the
function and distributed artificial limbs among the physically handicapped
persons already examined on 16/03/08. Altogether 90 artificial limbs, polio
caliper, hand, leg and hearing instruments were distributed. The chief guest
in his speech praised B.V.P. for rendering such services and assured full help
from DVC. State General Secretary Shri Anil Kumar, Zonal Organising Secretary
Shri G.P. Singh, Dr.A.M. Mishra & Secretary Shri P.K. Ambastha also addressed the
: Branch held its
Annual General Body meeting on 17 Feb.08 at Shivani High School, Shrinagar
Colony. The branch members and other donors contributed Rs. 50,000/- for
providing 50 artificial limbs to physically challenged persons.5 persons
provided these limbs during
the meeting. Shri K.Ch. A.V.S.N. Murthy was the Chief guest. More than 16
members entertained the gathering of 75 members by singing patriotic &
devotional solo songs.
: The branch
organised a Vikalang Sahayata Camp at Viklang Sahayata Kendra in association
with BVP Charitable Trust (Punjab). In this camp artificial limbs were
provided to about 20 needy persons. The branch handed over an amount of Rs.
26,600/- donated by various members for the purpose to the trust. In addition
an amount of Rs. 12,000/- towards members' share of Viklang Sewa was also
given to the trust.
A number of
institutions are working in the city for the training and rehabilitation of
special children suffering from various disabilities. The heads of these
institutions and the teachers are rendering very valuable service to the
society. Dr. Kitchlu branch organized a programme to honour the heads and
teachers of these institutions. The programme was held on 16.12.07 at the
school for the deaf, Humbran road, Ludhiana. In this programme 30 teachers and
heads of 6 institutions were honoured. These institutions are school for the
deaf, VRTC, Darpan, Ek Prayas, Ashirwad and Nirdosh. The teachers were
presented with mementoes and their contributions were highlighted. Special
children from various institutions presented cultural items, which were no
less in quality than ordinary children. Cash prizes of more than Rs. 2,000/-
were given by various members to the children presenting these items.
The programme was
presided over by Ms. Suvarasha Kalra, Honorary Secretary, School for the Deaf.
Dr. Mrs Sushma Jaiswal, Dean, College of Home Science, PAU was the chief
guest. Sh. V.K.Goyal, Chief Executive of M/S Vardhman Textiles Limited and
Shri A.K.Mehta, Zonal Co-ordinator, ICAR, PAU were the guests of honour.
All of them lauded
the unique effort of Bharat Vikas Parishad in motivating the teachers of
schools for special children.
: Branch organised
the 16th artificial limbs measurement and delivery camp on 02.03.2008 at
Karimganj college. 83 patinets registered their names of which 18 physically
handicapped were identified for providing artificial limbs, callipers, shoes
etc. Earlier on the day 17 physically handicapped who were identified in our
pervious camp were fitted with artificial limbs, callipers, shoes etc. Dr.
Nandi Purkayastha, Retd. Principal, Silchar, Medical College and Hospital, Dr.
B.P.anda, Physiotherapist, South City Hospital Pvt., Ltd.,Silchar and Dr.
T.K.Banik did a yeomain's jole.
The camp was
sponsored by Shri Laxmi Narayan Jain in memory of his beloverd wife late
Monvor Devi Jain.
: Branch organised
Viklanga Sahayata Shivir at Bokaro Club on 16.03.2008. Altogether 130 cases
were examined and about 90 cases were found fit for getting artificial limbs
such as hand, leg, shoes callipers, streches and hearing aid. The programme
was inguarated by the chief engineer cum project head
: Branch in
association with Mutha Badarmal ji Sonidevi Charitable Trust, conducted
Vikalang Sahayata Camp from 1st March to 4th March, 2008. 200 persons were
benefitted from the camp free of cost. The entire cost of conducting the camp
estimated around Rs. 2.5 lakh was donated by Shri Champalal B. Dalaria,
Executive Member on the eve of his 60th birth anniversary.
Industrialist and Director, Mahaveer Vikalang Kendra, Gujarat Research and
medical Centre, Ahmedabad was in charge of the camp.
Shri N.Daulath Rao,
National Additional Secretary General and Shri A.S.Natraj, Zonal Secretary
were present at the Inaugural programme. Shri S.R. Hegde, President of the
branch presided over the function. Mathaji Yoganandamayi Sadhanashram,
Davanagere blessed the participants.
: Bharat Vikas Parishad Vikalang Punarvas Sansthan, Nagrota Bagwan organised
Vikalang Sahayata Camp on the eve of Lidbar Mela on 27th March, 08. Dr.
B.L.Patheja, Senior regional Manager, Punjab National Bank, Dharmashala was
the chief guest and Shri R.P.Sharma, BDO, Nagrota Block was the guest of
honour. 8 Vikalangs were fitted with artificial limbs, one was given a wheel
chair, one poor vikalang girl was given financial assistance to pursue her
studies at the graduation stage of H.P.Univercity. One computer trained
vikalang is to be rehabilitated by providing a copmputer in a school and
employing him as a computer tutor. The Punjab National Bank sponsored the
Mrs. Swaran Lata Pratap welcomed the guests. The project manager Shri Ram
Chand Mehta threw light on the working of this Sansthan and the benevolent
role of the doctors. Chairperson of Shri Roshanlal Sood Charitable Trust,
Pathiar donated Rs. 11,000/- for the welfare of the Vikalang Students of
Saraswati Vidya Mandir and Rainbow International School. Students sung
National and Devotional songs and won appreciation of the audience.
: The branch
organised a free "Vikalang Sahayata and Help to the Needy Shivir" on 2nd
March, 08. Over 175 persons participated including 115 beneficiaries. The
items provided to them included : artificial foot 5, polio calliper 3,
crutches 4, tricycles 4, C.V.chair 2, walking sticks 2, talking calculator 1,
audio cassette player
& recorder 1,
scholarships to blind students 5, stationery to needy and poor students
70 and sewing machines 15 to girl trainees who completed the course in
tailoring. The total expenditure was over Rs. 75,000/-. In addition, the
branch contributed Rs.1.25 lakh towards construction of one room at the
Vikalang Hospital. Shri Namo Narain, President, announced a contribution of
Rs.1 lakh for the construction of an impressive Entrance Gate in memory of one
of his dear ones.
former member of railway bord and Philanthropist, was the chief guest. The
main speaker, Shri Nidhish Gupta, in his brief address highlighted the need
for this Vikalang Hospital and requested generous contributions from the
members and their friends.
Gujarat : BVP Vikalang Kendra arranged camps in different parts of
Gujarat. 1st camp was held at Rajkot in last week of December, 07 by our
Anandnagar branch and sponsored by Naginbhai Zagada. 237 articles to help
needy persons were distributed. 2nd camp was held at Balasinor in 1st week of
January, 08 and was sponsored by KMG Hospital. 21 articles to handicapped
people were distributed. 3rd camp was held at Shankheswar arranged by
Shankheswar branch and sponsored by Shri Ramanlal Daga. From the last four
years every year this camp is held on the Anniversary of Jain temple. With the
help of Shri Narpatji Kanungo, N.G.B. member, 164 articles we given on 26th
January, 08. 4th camp was held at Bhiloda with the help of our Paldi branch.
40 articles given to the handicapped people.
Greater Kailash-1, Delhi South :
Branch organised a Vikalang Sahayata and Punarvas Shivir on 20.01.08 at Arya
Samaj permises. Over 250 persons participated including around 150
beneficiaries. The items provided to them were artificial limbs, polio
calipers, baisakhies, polio surgical operations, bicycles, cycle rickshaws,
Braille paper to blind school blankets, motorized sewing and other sewing
machines. The total expenditure on the Shivir was over Rupees Two Lakhs which
was donated by several donors and philanthropists. The function was graced,
among other dignitaries, by Sh. Jai Bhagwan Goel, philanthropist, as Chief
guest and was presided over by Sh. S.K.Wadhwa, National Addl. Secretary
General. Sh. S.S. Jain, National Chairman, Vikalang Sahayata and Punarvas
Yojana spoke at length about the need of this yojana under which lakhs of
Vikalangs have benefited during the last several years. He urged the Delhi
State (South) adhikaris and others, to raise funds to meet construction work
of the building for Vikalang Sahayata Kendra under the aegis of Delhi Bharat
Vikas Foundation in Dilshad Garden. Sh. Wadhwa explained the importance of
several sewa-oriented projects of BVP to help Viklang, poor and needy and
praised the efforts of the branch for rendering excellent service to such
Uttarakhand : A State level Mega Camp for the welfare of the disabled was
held on 2nd Dec.,07 at Roorkee. The highlights of the camp are as under:-
1954 disabled persons were registered in the camp out of which 1490 were
physically handicapped and the rest of other categories. The team of C.M.O.
Haridwar issued disability certificates to about 295 persons.
The District Disability Recourse
Center, Bhagwanpur, under the leadership of Dr. Rajeev Kumar, checked 415
persons out of which 12 Tricycles, 25 wheel chairs, 40 sets of crutches and 20
sticks for blinds were distributed on the same day. The balance of 318 needy
persons will be given the required material on 3rd Feb., 08 here in Roorkee.
The Bajaj Institute of Dehradun
selected about 80 patients for Hearing Aids, out of which 45 Hearing Aids were
distributed on the same day. Gokul, a Society for the Physically
Challenged from Dehradun checked 25 needy for Polio Corrective Surgery and the
Operations will now be done at Dehradun.
Bhagwan Mahaveer Vikalang Sahayata
Samiti from Ambala Cantt. checked about 105 people and selected 31 for Limbs,
Calipers and Crutches, which will be distributed on 3rd Feb., 08.
A team of Indian Railways registered about 580 disabled and will help them in
issuing concessional Railway Passes.
A team from K.L.Polytechnic, Roorkee registered about 150 persons for training
of various courses, under the Non-formal scheme of Govt., of India. In
addition to the 3 months free training they will get a stipend of Rs. 5000/-
each. A team of small scale industries association Roorkee also registered
about 110 needy for employment and will now circulate names within their
members to help these people get job.The State Bank of India, main branch,
Roorkee and Roorkee School for Deaf informed the handicapped about the
facilities which they can avail for rehabilitation from these centers.
A team of Samaj Kalyan Vibhag, Haridwar
registerd about 200 needy persons for pension and other facilities etc. The
camp was totally controlled and managed by 125 N.S.S.valunteers from
K.L.Polytechnic , Roorkee in addition to the members of BVP.
The chief guest on the occasion was
Honorable Shri Harbans Kapoor, Speaker Vidhan Sabha, Uttrakhand, and guest of
Honour was Honorable Madan Koushik, Ganna, Abkaari and Shiksa Mantri,
Uttrakhand. In addition the programme was felicitated by Shri V.K.Gupta,from
Meerut Regional President, Region 4. In this camp a booklet was published for
the awareness of the disabled.
The programme was held under the
Presidentship of Shri A.C.Ohri, State President and Shri Raj Kumar Chauhan,
Delhi North - Delhi North Prant
organised a Viklang Sahayata Camp in December, 2007 where 1,250 handicapped
persons were supplied artificial limbs, calipers, tricycles, wheel
chairs, hearing aids etc. Smt .Neera Kumar, Union Minister for Social
Justice and Empowerment was the Chief Guest . She commended the efforts
of the Bharat Vikas Parishad to empower our disadvantaged brethren.
Former Governor Shri Kedar Nath Sahni was among the special guests who
graced the occasion.
- Bharat Vikas Parishad Charitable
Trust Punjab run by BVP Punjab and Jammu-Kashmir celebrated FICCI National
award and honoured its 65 Honorary Trustees on Sunday the 25th Feb. 2007 at
Ludhiana in Hotel Gulmor. National Working President Sh. R.P. Sharma was the
In this program the Trust honoured 65 Honorary Trustees
who helped the Trust by donating themselves or collecting from others a
minimum of Rs 1 lac. The Trust honoured one MP Lala Lajpat Rai who gave
Rs.42.00 lac from the
M.P.L.D FUND. One builder Sh. M.C. Bhatia who made Polio
Surgery Hospital gave Rs.35 lac. One industrialist Sh. Madan Bassi's family
donated one floor in their brother's name Sh. Hari Bassi and others also.
Trust Finance Secretary Sh. Yash Paul Gupta announced
that Bharat Vikas Parishad is going to start Polio Surgery Hospital on the eve
of Mahavir Jayanti with Polio Surgery Camp. A huge response was received from
the audience. Families from Chandigarh announced to give one lift worth Rs.6
lac. BVP Branches and others Sh. Sharanjit Singh Dhillon M.P. Ludhiana
announced Rs.5 lac, from M.P.L.D FUND for trust hospital.
One major achievement was an announcement by Sh. Avinash
Rai Khanna M.P. from Hoshiarpur to adopt one village for overall development
in Hoshiarpur District with the help of BVP as BVP is developing villages in
other states. (MP and MLA's can give financial help for any kind of
development only for their area from which they are elected).
Alaknanda, Delhi South : (a) Viklang measurement camp
was held on 11.02.2007 wherein 68 viklangs were identified including 17 for
(b) Viklang distribution camp was held on
18.02.2007 at Arya Samaj Hall, G.K. II.Shri Naresh Kumar Gupta was the Chief
The following articles were distributed to Viklangs:
Tricycles 11 Walker 1
Wheel Chairs 8
Collars 3 Calipers 20 Stick with 4 legs 1
Hand Splints 2 Sticks 50 Crutches 2
Hearing aids 17
Help to Needy Scheme:- Under this scheme, Walkman
-2, duplicator -1, cassettes -350, harmonium -1, dholak -1 & 50 school bags
were given to school children. A cheque for Rs. 10,000/- for scholarships to
handicapped children in Balwant Rai Mehta Academy G.K. II New Delhi was also
Medical Camp was held on 18.03.2007 in Godawari
Aptts, in which tests for bone density, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar & ECG
were also done. Orthopedic, Diabetic & Cardiology consultations were given by
Greater Kailash-I : Medical Services, Our Homoeo
Dispensary at Khanpur under Dr.Gita Garg had treated 362 patients during Feb.
and 39 patients at Sant Nagar Allopathic Dispensary. Dr. (Smt) Vimla Tiku had
also joined the Allopathic Dispensary to serve the residents once a week ie on
Fridays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:0 p.m. Dr.A.K. Seth continued to attend the
dispensary on Mondays & Fridays from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Nagrota Bagwan, Himachal Pradesh West: Viklang
Punarvas Sansthan, Nagrota Bagwan organized its Annual function on the eve of
Lidbar Mela on 27th March, 2007 in the Viklang Sansthan premises. Nine persons
were given artificial limbs/appliances by the President Nagar Panchayat, Shri
Among other activities for the coming year, an animal shed is slated to
be erected in the compound of the local Vaterinary Hospital with estimated
cost of Rs.70 thousand which will be dedicated to the public on Baisakhi day.
The animals coming to the hospital for treatment with their owners had no
shelter, hence this project has been undertaken.