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Kalinga Ashram: A Shelter for Destitute children

The 1999 cyclone in Odisha rendered thousands of people homeless. The children were the most affected in the tragedy. In that crucial phase, some young social workers under the leadership of Shri Ramesh Panda, came forward to provide ‘nest to needy’ under the banner of Kalinga Ashram. It was established at Tamana-Chikiti main road in Kankia Gram Panchayat. It is a Vanvasi pocket of Ganjam district. Today, 40 students from class I to IX stay in the Ashram. The students are also trained in extra-curricular activities. Some of them took part in competitions at national level and won awards and applause. They have also proved their excellence in Kannada, Telugu, Hindi and English. Likewise, the inmate also participated in competitions organised by Governmental and non-Governmental agencies. They secured prizes in different events. This year on January 22, Tata Gopalpur Project chief Shri AK Ojha and Shri SS Rautray along with their team encouraged the participants by giving pr…

Seva Sangam-2012 Inaugurated at Shimoga, Seva Exhibition inspires thousands of spectators

Shimoga Karnataka October 27: Jointly organised by Rashtriya Seva Bharati and Hindu Seva Pratishtan, 2 day conclave ‘SEVA SANGAMA-2012′ inaugurated this morning at Shimoga. Seva Sangama is a 2-day conference  held on October 27 and 28, in which more than different Seva Organisations of Karnataka participated. Veteran RSS Pracharak Na Krishnappa speaks in Inaugural ceremony of Seva Sangama-2012 held at Shimoga October-27-2012 Seva Sangama-2012 was inaugurated by Sri Prasannanatha Swaniji of Adichunchungiri Mutt in Shimoga. The Swamiji spoke on the need to preserve dharma via seva. Swamyji reminded the examples, lessons from Ramayana, Mahabharata, vedas and Upanishads. He recalled his early association with RSS and it’s activities in Shivamogga.
Speasking on the occasion, Director of Hindu Seva Pratishtan Karnatka, Shridhar Sagar stressed on the fact that Seva needs to reach the remotest parts of the society and generate volunteers from local populace. He praised AdiChunchunagi…

Pathanamthitta Seva Bharathi -Appeal for New Ambulance fund collection

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Shantiniketan Chhatrawas: A center of service and sanskars

Dagshai, a place situated at the height of 5000 ft. in Solan district of Himachal Pradesh-the land of Gods- is a beautiful place to visit once in lifetime. The Indian Army has its cantonment here. Sewa Bharati, Himachal Pradesh runs a hostel- Shantiniketan Chhatrawas for poor, destitute and helpless boys where students studying in standard II to X are accommodated. These students belong to remote and inaccessible areas of the state. They mostly come from Dodrakyar and Nerwa of Shimla district, Bari of Kinnore district, Jasorgarh of Chamba district, Shilla, Lanacheta of Sirmour and Chhota Bhangal (Barot) of Mandi district. Some of these areas are covered with ice for most part of the year.
The hostel was started on March 9, 2008 with 14 students. Now their number is 18 but till now 50 students have passed out from this hostel. Sewa Bharati bears the expenses of these students for lodging, boarding, education etc. Sewa Internatinal and some local philanthropists extend the…

A boy who sold hair pins dedicates himself to service of society

Aaraindagi, Tamilnadu: Seva bharati activist Indira was travelling to reach the center with her friend, who was also a Seva bharati teacher. In the bus they were traveling a small boy about 8 to 9 years was attracted passenger’s attention. He was selling hair pins, ribbons and many small accessories. The boy reached where Indira her friend were sitting and insisted them to buy something from him. He was such a talkative boy which compelled them to engage them with him. He said- I could buy a pencil if you buy anything from me.
To confirm, it was not mere a trick to make them buy they inquired with the boy his name, his school and the place where he was staying and his family members. They also questioned him if he was really meant to buy a pencil. All his answers testified he was a sincere fellow. They bought some accessories from him and assured him that they will see him at his school.
During field visits Indira and her friend had chance visit the area which had the sc…

Poor activist sacrifices honorarium to serve the community

Kashi, Uttar Pradesh: Money does not necessarily always motivate people towards service. It is the vision adopted by organization which boosts greatest value of sacrifice. This is a story which gives glimpse of the greatest value – sacrifice.
Menka, a member of poor family in Kashi had a small family which included her parent and a brother. Their livelihood solely depended on the job her father once had for some years, but his company was shut down and he lost the job.
After losing his job her father started as a florist. He used to collect flowers and sell them to the devotees in Shankar temple. Her mother’s health was on decline after the illness she undergone. Her elder brother had secured graduation. But he was not able to get the job he dreamt. On some occasion after intervention of his relatives he started working as a small vendor of various goods. Now he had resource that could earn him money, though it depended on overall sale of his goods. On the other hand, th…

Sewa Bharti, Katra Volunteers for free langer at Navratra Festivities

Navratra fest-2012: Scintillating cultural procession mesmerizes devotees  KT NEWS SERVICE      KATRA, Oct 23 : A scintillating cultural procession depicting rich cultural heritage of the region and different scenes of Ramyana and Mahabhrata was taken out on the last Navratra at Holy town Katra, the base camp of Shree Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine here on Tuesday. The colourful procession was organised by Cultural Association, Katra as a part of Navratra Festival being organized by by Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVD) and Department of Tourism in collaboration with local organizations at Katra. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Pardeep Gupta who was the chief guest on the occasion lit the sacred Jyoti at Asia Crossing Katra. As a part of Navratra Festival, a weeklong Shri Mad Bhagwat Katha concluded here in the premises of Raghunath Temple in which large number of devotees participated. On the occasion, Chairman Bhagwat Katha, Mr. Sardari Lal Dubey, President Hotel and Restaurant, Mr.…

Rashtriya Seva Bharati’s website launched by Bhaiyyaji Joshi at New Delhi

New Delhi October 19: RSS General Secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi launched the website of Rashttriya Seva Bharati, today at Keshava Kunj, RSS Headquarters. Rashtriya Seva Bharati is the umbrella organisation, which includes hundreds of Seva Organisations run by RSS Swayamsevaks across India.
RSS General Secretary Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi inaugurates website केशव कुञ्ज झंडेवाला में राष्ट्रीय सेवा भारती की वेब साईट का शुभारम्भ राष्ट्रीय स्वयंसेवक संघ के सरकार्यवाह श्री भय्याजी जोशी द्वारा किया गया, इस अवसर पर मुख्य अतिथियों में बद्रीभगत झंडेवाला मंदिर समिति के अध्यक्ष श्री नवीन कपूर, साधना न्यूज़ चैनल के प्रभंध निदेशक श्री राकेश गुप्ता मुख्य अतिथी के रूप में उपस्थित थे, एवं कार्यक्रम के अध्यक्ष के रूप में श्री सूर्या प्रकाश टोंक उपस्थित थे।
श्री भय्याजी जोशी ने बताया की वर्तमान समय में इन्टरनेट की प्रासंगिकता  बढ़ रही है, वेबसाइट आरम्भ करना कठिन नहीं है किन्तु उसकी विषय वस्तु को प्रभावी व आकर्षक वनाये रखना एक चुनौती होती है. Suresh Joshi speaks after inaugatin…

Sevabharathi Poorvanchal: Asom Flood Relief & Rehab

Rs 25 Lakhs worth of Utensils and Clothes were distributed in the District
Sewa Bharathi has been on the ground zero right from day one serving the needy and helpless Asomese flood victims. More than anybody the worst affected have been the children, on a conservative estimate 1.8 mn children have been affected by floods, and more are in the risk of diseases or facing boat capsize as the mode of transportation to schools has been the boats. We appeal to one and all to support the children and their families.
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Spiritual Music Therapy by Raj Dogra in jail

JAMMU, Oct 11 : Continuing with his efforts to reach the needed and provide relief to them when the costly medicines and other remedies have failed, Spiritual Music Therapy Guru Raj Kumar Dogra, conducted 1-day Workshop in the premises of District Jail, Udhampur and gave a live presentation of the therapy to the jail inmates in presence of the Jail Suprintendent Dr. Vinod Anand and other officials of the jail. It was organised by “Swarangan Meditation Charitable Trust (Regd.) in collaboration with Vichar Kranti Manch. Its trustee Payal Dogra also gave vocal support to Raj Kumar Dogra.
Raj Kumar Dogra, who also gave a detailed lecture of a massive gathering of over three hundred prisoners, majority of those found involved in criminal and social evils, said that the fast moving and costly life style of the present day has, on one hand provided luxuries of life, on the other it has recorded an increase in the number of people who are easily getting attracted to the sins in …

After Floods Assam's 1.8 mn children in Danger: Support

In the third time flood hit in a season, Assam now is in sorrow for its children Can we help?

Boat mishap kills five school children in flood-hit Assam 

Going to school a daily hazard in flood-hit Assam villages

For 11-year-old Jesmina Begum, daughter of Abdul Motin of Atigaon, a village in the flood-ravaged Morigaon district in central Assam, commuting to school has become not only difficult but also dangerous in the recent weeks. “We know that five children drowned in a boat capsize on Tuesday. But what to do? We can’t stop going to school,” Jesmina said. The floods have washed away the road to their village and also a bridge. “Now we go to school on a boat, paying Rs 2 for each trip to cross the Pakariya river,” Jesmina said, alighting from the small country boat that belongs to Hamidul Islam, a resident of the village. The Pakariya’s floodwaters have considerably receded, but the river is yet to move back to its original channel.
Assam floods displace 1.8 mn children in 2012
The th…

Sri Vidyaranya Awas Inaugurated in Warangal, AP

Sri Vidyaranya Awas for College Going Students  Inaugurated in Warangal, AP
Seva bharathi Andhra Pradesh has 20 Affection Home catering to the Destitutes, Orphans, Tribals and other children deprived of Social or economic advantages or simple love of their parents. The Number of children benefiting from these Homes is huge 1020, after their schooling these children normal used to stay with seva bharathi Office until their further education or settlement. With the Inauguration of the Home, the children will have a place to stay, all at a single place so that they can cope with the external pulls and pressures as well as feel secure at the same time.

Laughing to stay fit, keep troubles at bay

BHOPAL: Laugh to stay fit and keep troubles at bay, believes the Bhopal Laughter Club for the elderly.
What started out as a solitary group in year 2000, today boasts of 28 such centres where the membership is free and laughter too. Chairperson of the Bhopal Laughter Club, C B Chansoria talking to TOI said, "We aim to make the lives of the elderly a little better by relieving them of tension. Around 90% of our members are above 50".
"Laughter therapy is very effective as many diseases like diabetes can be kept in check. It is also good for a healthy heart. The elderly do not burden their minds with the troubles of the world and the time during the mornings is one of fun," said 74-year-old Chansoria.
"Besides it has been shown via people who laugh daily can reap the benefits as those who walk. Laughing exercises keep the limbs fit and healthy. Also they relieve the person from cough which is a main problem during old-age," he added.

Protests intensify as police fail to trace kidnapped girl

FARIDKOT: Three days after a minor girl was kidnapped in broad daylight by a seven-member armed gang from her home here, police are still groping in the dark for clues, triggering a wave of protests from students, traders and NGOs.
Members of different social organizations, NGOs and students on Thursday sat on a dharna in front of the police station here and demanded immediate arrest of the main accused Nishan Singh, 20, and his accomplices. They have called for a bandh on Friday as a protest against police inaction.
College students in the city have also joined the protests. On Thursday morning, people from different walks of life joined a protest march organised by an action committee, formed to seek justice for the victim's family. The protesters also held a candle-light march in the city.
"Some prominent NGOs like National Youth Club, Sewa Bharti and Swarnkar Mandal Organization, Shoe Makers' Association and Arhtiya Association have joined the protes…