ACTIVITIES

Nehru BalMela- A Rainbow of Cultural Integration

The BalMela organized in celebration of the organized in celebration of the Universal Children’s Day over the last 35 years in the capital, packed with cultural educational programmes, magic and puppet shows and recreational equipments, provides a unique setting for cultural integration. The competitions, spread over 8 days (this year), in painting dance, music, debate, fancy dress and literary activities, have helped to nurture and develop creative talents of thousands of children who gain a lot from meaningful and a varied interactions at BalMela. According to Smt. Indira Gandhi, “the BalMela has grown into one of the annual attractions, which provides entertainment to children and an opportunity to show off their talents.”

Educational Projects for the Deprived

Meaningful educational projects: The Samiti has promoted primary-level educational institutions with an input of ‘joy of learning’.

Shelter for Tiny Tots: With the financial support of the Central Social Welfare Board, Creche Projects are being conducted, from early morning to late evening, for children of ailing and working women of Sunlight J.J. and Trilokpuri rehabilitation colonies.

Centre of Excellence for Empowerment of Women

During the Decade of the Nineties, the Samiti has developed a unique ‘Centre of Excellence’ for the Girl Child (in Trilokpuri Rehabilitation Colony of East Delhi), which is a marvel in social work. The Centre provides meaningful education and vocational training in popular crafts which helps the women in getting jobs in the nearby business establishments, or work as self-employed persons.

50 Centers for Dropout Children

The Samiti has set up 50 non-formal education centres for education-cum-recreation of about 1,250 dropout children (6-13 years) in Trilokpuri.

Coaching for Dropout Adults

The Samiti has set up 50 non-formal education centres for education-cum-recreation of about 1,250 dropout children (6-13 years) in Trilokpuri.

‘Education for All’

About 600 Centres were set up in 1996 under the ‘Education for All’ programme of the Delhi Government. This is a record attainment of a voluntary organization in Delhi Territory.

Birthday Centre

A Birthday Centre for celebrating birthdays of deprived children, coinciding with the birthdays of great persons, has been functioning in TrilokpuriRehabiliation Colony (East Delhi).

Children’s Exchange Programme

Bilateral Cultural Exchange programmes with the Russian Federation and also with Indian States are being organized.

Total Number of Beneficiaries

On an average, the Samiti, through its progrmmes, benefits more than 50,000 persons in a year.

National Award for Child Welfare ‘93

The Samiti is the recipient of the National Award for Child Welfare ’93 of the Government of India, presented by the Hon’ble President of India.

U.N. Medal ‘95

The U.N. Medal ’95 was presented in April ’96 for meaningful projects, mounted by the Samiti, during the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the United Nations in India. The Samiti put up a 1200-metre-long banner of peace – the longest in the world – in November 1995 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi.

Collaboration with Deptt.of Women and Child Development, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India, for the First National Children’s Festival.

During the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of India’s Independence the Samiti collaborated with the Union Ministry of HRD (Department of Women and Children Development) in the organizations of the First National Children’s Festival from October 2 to 10, 1997, at New Delhi.

50 Centers for Dropout Children

The Samiti has set up 50 non-formal education centres for education-cum-recreation of about 1,250 dropout children (6-13 years) in Trilokpuri.

Coaching for Dropout Adults

The Samiti has set up 50 non-formal education centres for education-cum-recreation of about 1,250 dropout children (6-13 years) in Trilokpuri.

‘Education for All’

About 600 Centres were set up in 1996 under the ‘Education for All’ programme of the Delhi Government. This is a record attainment of a voluntary organization in Delhi Territory.

Birthday centre

A Birthday Centre for celebrating birthdays of deprived children, coinciding with the birthdays of great persons, has been functioning in TrilokpuriRehabiliation Colony (East Delhi).

Children’s Exchange Programme

Bilateral Cultural Exchange programmes with the Russian Federation and also with Indian States are being organized.

Total Number of Beneficiaries

On an average, the Samiti, through its progrmmes, benefits more than 50,000 persons in a year.