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Sewa Bharati helps child education

Scaling the new heights in the child labour rehabilitation programme, Sewa Bharati-run rehabilitation homes Sandipani Awasam at Mahaboobnagar and Madhav Awasam at Gollur in AP are proud of their children. Four children have been selected from the two homes for the bravery awards by the district administration headed by the District Collector.

Chennakeshawulu (14) belongs to village Makhtal. He used to steal in rails, jeeps, buses and was notorious for his small thefts. His parents had to move away to Gujarat and even there he was the same and they had to come back home to Makhtal, where his life took a turn after his interaction with Sewa Bharati volunteers. The child now stands first of 300 of his colleagues. Now the kid has won the award for his greatest transformation of his life. Similary, Padigae Parameshwar (14) belonging to village Ramapuram used to work as a cleaner in Tata Sumos, jeeps, hotels. People were scared of this kid who was known for his notoriety for beating anybody …

CWS - BITS Pilani using Telecom Technology to Provide Healthcare Services

CWS - BITS Pilani using Telecom Technology to Provide Healthcare Services
UGC Centre for Women Studies (CWS) at BITS, Pilani has joined hands with Sewa Bharti, Pilani to open new vistas for the people by inaugurating a Telemedicine Centre, first of its kind in Shekhawati Region of Rajasthan. The centre aims at delivery of health care services across distances using telecom technology.

On the occasion of 61st Independence day, Dr. L.K. Maheshwari, Vice Chancellor, BITS-Pilani who inaugurated the Centre congratulated the efforts of CWS and Sewa Bharti and mentioned “In this Digital Age, technology is being leveraged to render educational, developmental and social services. Telemedicine Center is yet another step to abridge the gap present in the rural health care sector.” Dr. Nirupama Prakash, Chief, Women Studies and Social Development Unit at BITS, Pilani claimed that the Telemedicine Center would be beneficial towards improvisation of health care accessibility, immunization drives, edu…