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Sewa Disha: Service grows to reach

‘Sewa Disha’ a special journal published by RSS and released to the media recently reveals that its service projects all over the country have grown from 15,063 in 1997 into a massive network of 1,57,776 in 2009. The journal, published once in five years, gives full account of the service work done by the innumerable units of the Sangh parivar, said RSS spokesman Manmohan Vaidya.
The service projects are mainly in four fields-- education, healthcare, social work and economic self-reliance. 
Of the total 1.5 lakh projects, nearly 40% or 59,498 are into imparting education. This work is mainly done through Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram (3147 units), Rashtriya Sewa Bharti (20,500 schools), Vishwa Hindu Parishad (25,922 units), Vidya Bharti (9682 units), Rashtriya Sevika Sangh (149 units) and Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (98 units). Similarly, 38,582 health-related units are being currently operated mainly through Seva Bharti, VHP, Bharat Vikas Parishad and Vanvasi Kalyan Ashrams.…