Over 300 Delhi NGOs teamed up at Sewa Sangam on October 2
On the auspicious occasion of its Foundation Day, Sewa Bharti, organized a ‘Sewa Sangam’ on October 2 at NDMC, Convention hall, near Jai Singh road.
In this conclave, more than 300 NGOs of Delhi came together on one platform to showcase their work in the development sector.
The event observed a participation of around 700 delegates working in development sector.
The second edition of Delhi praant, Sewa Sangam, held every three years is organized by Sewa Bharti, a voluntary organization working for the betterment of the underprivileged since 1979 and has its reach all over India with 196 centres in Delhi alone.
A dedicated team of 3000-4000 volunteers work in the areas of women empowerment, skill development, education for street children, health care, corporate social responsibility. The foundation of the Sewa Bharti work was laid by the then senior Sangh Pracharak of Delhi, late Shri Vishnu Kumar.
On October 2, 1979 the first centre of Sewa Bharti was inaugurated at E-block Jahangir Puri. A small project for education of underprivileged children later became a huge full-fledged national organization.
The conclave included participation of NGOs like Chaupal, Rajasthan Club, Roti Bank, Rainbow Home, Jaagori etc to highlight their work done in various sectors like health, women empowerment, education, and environment. “This is a platform for all the NGOs in Delhi to show their strength and build a network. The karyakartas discussed the activities undertaken by them and decide the roadmap ahead in the discussions,” said Dr. Ram Kumar, General Secretary, Sewa Bharti.
The event was presided by Sri Anil Kansal Ji, Chairman of Sidhbali Steel Limited. Sri Suhasrao Hiremath Ji, Akhil Bharatiya Seva Pramukh of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh was the main speaker and Sri Kulbhooshan Ahuja Ji , Praant Sanghchalak, RSS were present at the occasion.
“There are a lot of communities in India which are not empowered economically and socially. It is our responsibility as a social worker to empower these groups. Our aim is to make a person so capable that he/she can do sewa for others after being benefitted from the sewa which we do for them,” said Sri Suhasrao Hiremath Ji, Akhil Bharatiya Seva Pramukh of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
The website of Rashtriya Sewa Bharti was also launched on the occasion.
Dr. Ram Kumar
General Secretary (Sewa Bharti)