|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