Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust is celebrating its 21st Foundation Day on 29thOctober

Dr. Karan Singh

Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust—a NGO, working towards the adolescent and women issues will celebrate its 21st Foundation Day on 29th October, 2013. H.E. Dr. Karan Singh Ji, M.P. (RS) and President, Indian Council of Cultural Relations, New Delhi will be the Chief Guest and will inaugurate the celebrations.

Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust is serving public through its six centers in Delhi (Tagore Garden, Bindapur, Wazirpur, Narela, Kirari and Kapashera) and in 4 other States namely Andhra Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, and Maharashtra, besides one in USA. The Gender Resource Center (Stree Shakti Suvidha Kendra) of Mission Convergence of GNCT, Delhi got added to the Urivi Vikram Charitable Trust in September, 2012. The Targeted Intervention Center of DSACS was added in the month of November, 2012 in Industrial Area of Narela, in view of the success of the existing one in Wazirpur Industrial Area.

In a bid to encourage Civic departments located in Dwarka Sub-city (such as Water supply, Electricity, Police, Public Works and others), instituted a Rolling Trophy to be awarded annually to a Government Department which has been extending best possible services in Dwarka. The Governing Body of UVCT has decided to award this Trophy, for the year 2013, to the Department of Horticulture, which has performed commendably and developed numerous green patches in and around Dwarka. Erstwhile Papankalan (since named as Dwarka) was a barren land where construction activity virtually killed all vegetation 10-15 years ago. The Trophy will be awarded by Dr. Karan Singh Ji to the Director of Horticulture.

It may be recalled that Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, former President of India; Dr. Shiv Raj Patil, Governor of Punjab; Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi; Lt. Gov. Tejender Khanna and other eminent personalities from India and abroad had already visited the Trust at various occasions.

Dr U N B Rao
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. The main objectives of UVCT are Developing general awareness through seminars, group discussions and camps to help youth find solutions to their problems psychological, financial, ethical and social; and to help acquire a realistic value system that is conducive to the development of a healthy society; Developing educational and skill training programs for school dropouts, to enable them to become socially and economically productive citizens of the country; Developing the concept of oneness of all religions and love for the homeland in youth, by raising their level of consciousness; Developing counseling centers for disturbed youth; and Establishing rehabilitation centers for juvenile delinquents to provide both emotional support and skill training.
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