21st Foundation Day of Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust celebrated at Dwarka

Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust celebrated its 21st Foundation Day on 29th October, 2013 at its headquarters in Dwarka. H.E. Dr. Karan Singh Ji, M.P. (RS) and President, Indian Council of Cultural Relations, New Delhi was the Chief Guest inaugurated the the celebrations.

Welcoming the Chief Guest Dr. Karan Singh, Dr. U.N.B.Rao, Ph.D.(IIT-Delhi), IPS (Retd.), Founder & Chairman of Trust (formerly Joint Commissioner of Police, New Delhi) recalled that the Trust building was constructed with a donation of Rs. 20.00 lakhs given by Dr. Karan Singh and many well known persons and PSUs and expressed his gratitude for the same. He indicated that UVCT has 6 Centers in Delhi and in other States such as Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka & Maharashtra. Dr. Rao mentioned that from this year, in a bid to encourage Civic departments located in Dwarka Sub-city (such as Water supply, Electricity, Police, Public Works and others), UVCT has instituted a Rolling Trophy to be awarded annually to a Government Department which has been extending best possible services in Dwarka. He also mentioned that Adolescent Ambassadors of UVCT are being inducted from different Schools to spread the mission of Trust among the adolescents. 25 students were inducted as Ambassadors of Adolescents representing different schools.

Dr. Karan Singh awarded UVCT first Rolling Trophy and a citation to Department of Horticulture for the Best Civic Authority 2013. has performed commendably and developed numerous green patches in and around Dwarka. The Trophy was received by Shri Angad Singh, Deputy Director (Horticulture) on behalf of the Director of Horticulture, DDA. Dr. Brij Lal, Director (Horticulture) visited UVCT but had to leave due to some pressing works at his Headquarters. However, he was happy to note that contribution of Department of Horticulture has been recognized in Dwarka Sub-city and appreciated. 

Dr. Karan Singh in his words of blessings, urged the younger generation to make India a strong Country. He pointed out that when he was 18 years young, he was inducted as Regent. He mentioned that he has visited Dwarka after a long time and has been greatly impressed with the greenery, tall buildings, good roads and was happy to see UVCT, a big Center for adolescents deeply involved in empowerment of young adults. He recalled that he has been closely and actively associated with UVCT in the past and attended functions of UVCT 3-4 times. He thanked Dr. U.N.B.Rao, Mrs. Chaya Rao and the entire team of UVCT for doing such a noble service to the Society, particularly for the younger generation.

On this occasion, many eminent persons from Delhi and NCR were present. Mrs. Kodian, a well-known Social Worker, Mr. Kapil Chopra, CEO of Bentex, Mr. Sunil Sarin, Mr. B.S.Negi, Capt. S.S.Mann, Vice President, Sukh-dukh Ke Saathi, Principal, Basava International School were present.

More than 200 children participated in the Foundation Day Celebrations where folk dance, skit, and Patriotic songs were performed by the children of Tagore Garden, Bindapur, GRC Kapashera, TI, Narela and Wazirpur.

Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust is a national NGO which is working towards the adolescent empowerment since 1994. While UVCT focuses on the social and economic empowerment of young adults aged 13-21 years both male and females our clientele largely comprises women. UVCT has a motto of finding ways and means to transform the country’s ‘Burden of Population’ into an ‘Asset of Human Resources’, through a process of empowerment, rather than of control.