Hindi Diwas

Hindi Diwas (September 14, 2010)

On the occasion of Hindi Diwas on September 14, 2010 Bhaskar Foundation and Dainik Bhaskar Group organized a seminar in Delhi at Triveni Kala Sangam. The theme of seminar was "Increasing Influence of English and Role of Hindi Print Media".

Smt Ambika Soni, Hon'ble Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India attended as the Chief Guest. Other Guest Speakers were:

Hindi Diwas (14th September, 2014)

भारत का भविष्य और हिंदी "भाषा की तलाश में एक देश"

On the occasion of Hindi Diwas on September 14, 2014 , Bhaskar Foundation and Aha Zindgai (Dainik Bhaskar Group) organized a seminar in Delhi at Triveni Kala Sangam with the warm presence Prof. Krishn Kumar, Educationist & Former Director NCERT with Sh. Alok Shirvastava, Prof. Manindra Thakur, Sh. Uday Prakash, Smt. Maitreyi Pushpa and Sh. Jagdish Upasane. The Seminar was attended by more than 200 invitees.


Healthcamps have been organised in many villages of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Ambulance has also been provided in these villages for emergencies. Health awareness camps have also been organised. More than 20,000 people benefited out of this initiative.


Students have been supported through various initiatives includingdistribution of School bags, shoes, stationeries items etc. Scholarships have also been provided to diserving students. Bhaskar Foundation has setup a Nursery Teacher Training Institute in collaboration with S.Sen NTT institute at Bhopal.

Livelihood Development and Income Generation Programme

More than 5,000 women have been trained on skills having scope for self employment& income generation. The training programmes have been conducted primarily for Women Self Help Groups in states including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Bihar. The skills include tailoring, bamboo products, food processing, jute products etc. Hundreds of SHGs were formed and trained.

Upgradation of ITIs:

Dainik Bhaskar Group had adopted Government Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) under the scheme of Upgradation of 1396 ITIs under PPP mode in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan. The ITIs are-

•  ITI, Sultanpur (Dist. Kota, Rajasthan)
•  Women ITI, Ajmer (Rajasthan)
•  Women ITI, Bhilwara (Rajasthan)
•  ITI, Dabara (Chhattisgarh)
•  ITI, Dharamjaigarh (Chhattisgarh)
•  Women ITI, Raigarh (Chhattisgarh)
•  ITI, Kukshi (Dist. Dhar, Madhya Pradesh)
•  ITI, Sailana (Dist. Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh)

These ITIs were upgraded by Bhaskar Foundation including works like infrastructure development, procurement of furniture, machinery and lab equipment, conducting guest lectures & personality development programmes and providing placement support.

Nari Semri Water Project

NariSemri Village near Mathura has acute problem of saline ground water. A sweet water source about 3 kms from the village was identified and boring was dug for drawing water and a pump set has be installed and a 3 km pipeline laid upto the village to a central water storage tank in the temple.

Villagers are being motivated to connect their household with the central water storage facility for their individual use.

Bihar Flood Rehabilitation Project

Bhaskar Foundation adopted village Bella, Bihar after devastating flood in 2008. Various Livelihood generation programmes wereinitiated in the affected areas.Partnered with different Stakeholders (NMBA, JTM) for Sustainable livelihood generation of flood affected victims.Bhaskar Foundation with the support of National Mission of Bamboo Application carried out a skill development programme for flood hid victims in Araria. Training was provided to beneficiaries on Bamboo Agarbati Stick Making. Hand tools were also distributed among them and linkages for marketing their produce was also established. Hundreds of women benefited from this training and they started producing bamboo agarbati sticks which were sold to Agarbati manufacturers in Gaya.

Development and restoration of Rajendra Giri Park, Panchmari, Madhya Pradesh

Bhaskar Foundation partnered with Madhya Pradesh Government in restoration and beautification of Rejendra Giri Park in Pachmari, Madhya Pradesh. The park is named after first President of India Hon'ble Dr Rajendra Prasad. The works carried out by Bhaskar Foundation include fixing of paver blocks & curb stones for walkways, entry gates, renovation of water bodies, plantation of trees, etc. The total cost incurred on these works was Rs 15 lakhs out of which Bhaskar Foundation contributed Rs 8.28 Lakhs. The work started in May 2012 and was completed in July 2012.


Various initiatives for environment protection are carried out including plantation, awareness campaigns, school competition etc.


Various initiatives for environment protection are carried out including plantation, awareness campaigns, school competition etc.

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