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Kuwait: Seva Darshan's Mega Event 'Bharat Vikas- 2013' a Grand Success

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Kuwait: The mega event, "Bharat Vikas 2013" organized by Seva Darshan, Kuwait was conducted on 25th February, 2013. The majestic ceremony was inaugurated by the chief guest S H.K.Mohan, First Secretary, Community Affairs and Education Wing, by lighting the traditional lamp. The day was blessed with the presence of eminences Mohana Warrier (Vikas Project Trustee & All India Secretary of the 150th Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi Celebrations Committee),  Subrahmanyan Viswananda (Deputy General Manager, Karoor Vaisya Bank), Dr. T.A.Ramesh (Country Head, Gulfmart), and Dr.Subramaniyam Neelamani(Sr.Research Scientist, KISR).
The key note address delivered by  Mohana Warrier highlighting Swamiji’s speech delivered at Chicago Conference threw light on the significance and importance of being a proud citizen of India. He emphasized the need for upholding our tradition and culture in front of the whole world.  Subrahmanyan Viswananda congratulated the members for taking…

Union HRD Min Sashi Tharoor at annual day of Sewa bharati Mookambika Sravana Samsara Vidyalam

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The school lacks basic facilities, but there is hope thanks to a tireless and dedicated staff | Purnima Sah

Sree Mookambika Sravana Samsara Vidyalam or the Mookambika School of Deaf and Dumb located in Trivandrum celebrated its 18thannual day last week.
After eighteen years one would expect a certain minimum in terms of facilities at the school. But the school urgently needs renovation as it is poorly roofed and hardly ventilated. When it rains, the water seeps in leaving the students and teachers wet.
There are no proper teaching aids either and that makes the task of the teachers even more challenging. Most of the students are so poor that they cannot afford to pay their monthly fees or buy uniforms, books and other necessities.
An associate member of the school, Jayachandran Thampi M V when asked said, “This school is run by donations of the general public. Teachers are poorly paid. And yet there are so many children waiting to get admission in our school.”
The school was founded …

Manalpuram ready to host Sivaratri : 900 Seva Bharathi volunteers

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Kochi:Aluva is all decked up and ready to welcome devotees for the Sivaratri festival on Sunday. The Aluva Manalpuram (sand bed) is ready to host the event with over 100 balitharas auctioned off and over 150 more up for grabs. Over 4 lakh devotees are expected to turn up for the event. The work on the temporary bridge across Periyar is nearing completion. Travel on the bridge will be toll-free from  Sunday, till Monday noon. However, there will be a toll charge of Rs 5 for one direction after that, said a municipality official. The bridge will be in place till March 31. For the occasion, a posse of 750 policemen will be deployed at Aluva and a seven-member Navy divers’ team will be on guard. KSRTC has set up a special bus stand and will operate special services. Seva Bharathi has promised 900 volunteers while the Aluva Municipality has set up a special office at Manalpuram. Allopathy, ayurveda and homeopathy units and ambulances are also ready to give medical assistance. Source: http:…

Bonding over shared experiences: Sevabharathi National workshop for SHGs

Ranchi: SUNDAY, 03 MARCH 2013
Common struggles, common hurdles, but uncommon solutions are the buzzwords at the ongoing three-day national workshop of women’s self-help groups (SHG) in the Capital’s Jonha area. Organised by Seva Bharati, an RSS affiliated NGO from March 1 to March 3; the event was inaugurated by NABARD assistant general manager VK Chaudhary and senior national functionaries of the organisation.

Some 250 representatives of women’s SHGs in all the States of the country, including 42 delegates from various districts of Jharkhand are taking part in the workshop and discussions aimed at steering their ongoing work to a higher plane, while also equipping them with additional skills to better manage the day-to-day functioning of their ventures.

“The aim of this workshop is to bring together enterprising women from all parts of the country on a common platform where they can exchange ideas, share their experiences in making their SHG functional, including the obstacles they …