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Training to women writers of slums

Source: central chronicle
By Our Staff Reporter
Bhopal, Dec 20:
Sahitya Academy, MP Sanskriti Parishad in co-ordination with Seva Bharti has organised for the first time a two-day training workshop for the women writers of Slums. Panchayat Raj Commissioner Mrs Veena Ghanekar inaugurated the workshop by lighting the traditional lamp.
Commending efforts of the Parishad Mrs Ghanekar said that the thinking of women living in Slums would help create a good family and society in future.
Sahitya Academy director Dr Devendra Deepak said that the writing done from air-conditioned bungalows and Coffee House about life in slums is far away from truth. Sahitya Academy is trying to reach the deprived of people.
Presiding over the inaugural session Mrs Jyotsna Milan said that this is the first time the participants got a chance to come out with their writings. This is an attempt to express their sensitive mind. Dr Vinay Rajaram said that the participants are interested in writing and they are ale…

Construction work to begin on Monday

Source: TOI
TNN 20 December 2009, 10:00pm IST

BIJAPUR: Sites will be handed over to donors on Monday to construct houses in 32 villages which faced the flood havoc and are scheduled to shift to new places in the district, said district in-charge minister Govind Karjol.

Talking to reporters here on Sunday, he said, "I personally visited Ukumanal and Kotyal villages on Saturday evening and inspected the facilities provided. Land has been developed for 32 new villages, for the remaining 10 villages land will be acquired shortly by providing basic facilities like roads, electricity and water, he said.

The donors who came forward to construct new houses provided by the government signed a memorandum of understanding with the government are Seva Bharati Trust, Adi Chunchanagiri Math, Suttur Math, Essar Groups. A letter has been dispatched to these donors to take possession of land for construction purpose. All of them will commence construction work from Monday, he said.

The remaining land…

Two-day Training Programme from today Dec 19

Source: Central chronicle
By Our Staff Reporter
Bhopal, Dec 19:
A two-day Training Programme for women writers, who are residing at slum areas will be organised under the joint aegis of Sahitya Akadami Madhya Pradesh Sanskriti Parishad, Bhopal and in association with Seva Bharati from December 20 to 21 at the premises of Ananddham. It was informed by the Director of Sahitya Akadami Dr Devendra Deepak. He said that the writers, who write literature about the residents of slum areas or about slums to sit at a modern Coffee House or Air-conditioned office, it is not true.
The workshop will be inaugurated on Sunday at 11 am at Ananddham by the Commissioner of Panchayatiraj Ms Veena Ghanekar by lightening a traditional lamp. The workshop will be presided over the popular litterateur (scholar) Ms Jyotsa Milan. The prominent litterateur Ms Malti Joshi, Dr Rajashree Rawat, Dr Vinay Rajaram, Dr Pratibha Gurjar, Ms Jaya Arya, Ms Veena Savlok will give training .
It is mentioned that such kind …

Seva Bharati adopts 15 flood-affected villages of North Karnataka to build 2371 houses

Source: Organiser

By R Guru Prasad Seva Bharati has identified 11 taluks in 15 villages spread across 6 districts to construct a total of 2371 houses. An MoU, signed between Seva Bharati, Karnataka, and Government of Karnataka regarding construction of houses, indicates that at least 2371 families will be able to live peacefully.
Seva Bharati, the service wing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, is doing a remarkable job by providing houses to North Karnataka people who lost their dwellings in the recent floods. Seva Bharati has identified 11 taluks in 15 villages spread across 6 districts to construct a total of 2,371 houses. An MoU, signed between Seva Bharati, Karnataka, and Government of Karnataka regarding construction of houses, indicates that at least 2371 families will be able to live peacefully.

Dr HV Parswanath, Secretary, revenue department (disaster management), Government of Karnataka, exchanged copies of MoU in the presence of Chief Minister of Karnataka BS Yeddyurappa.


Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) yard donates Rs. 45 lakh to Seva Bharathi

BANGALORE: Onion and potato traders at the Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) yard at Yeshwanthpur donated Rs. 45 lakh to Seva Bharathi towards its flood relief mission in north Karnataka here on Thursday. Receiving the cheque, Seva Bharathi President M.C. Jayadev said traders’ gesture towards the flood victims and joining hands with Seva Bharathi will go a long way in undertaking the relief works. APMC Traders’ Federation president B.L. Shankarappa and other office-bearers were present. — Staff Reporter

RSS Unit Seva Bharathi to adopt flood-affected villages

Report by: Alvin Mendonca, Mangalore, Pics by: Prajwal Ukkuda (NR)Mangalore ,  Tuesday, December 01, 2009 :  Seva Bharathi, a unit of RSS is to adopt some of the villages of North Karnataka badly affected by floods. In this connection a meet was organized at Karnataka Bank Auditorium, Kodialbail in the city. S R Rangamurthy welcoming the gathering informed Seva Bharathi has joined hands with the government in helping those hit by the flood disasters in North Karnataka. They have planned to help these victims of circumstances by adopting some villages and building houses over there, for them. He also explained the working procedure of the association by helping out in times of disasters by being there at the right time.

Santhosh, Secretary, BJP Organizing Committee, explaining the work process of Seva Bharathi stated that RSS jointly with its sister association will be completing the work pertaining to the building foundation in five villages, by the first week of December. After whic…