Services and Programs

  • Social & emotional support to Elders.
  • 24X7 Helplines (Medical & General) for Elders to meet emergencies.
  • BHAVANA’s own well equipped Charitable Age Care Centre (Physiotherapy Clinic) at Lucknow managed by experienced qualified physiotherapists.
  • BHAVANA’s own Multi-facility Day Centre for Senior Citizens at Lucknow.
  • Tie-ups with Specialized Old Age Hospital, a Multi-specialty Hospital & Dental Surgeon.
  • Tie-ups with Ayurvedic, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Clinical Psychiatry, Acupressure, Reiki & Acupuncture Therapists.
  • Tie-up for Hospice & Palliative Care for needy Elders.
  • Tie-up with best Old Age Home of Lucknow.
  • Frequent social & spiritual excursions and get-togethers for Elders.
  • Camps are organized at frequent intervals at different locations in and around Lucknow wherein full medical checkup (including clinical tests) and treatment of Elders as well as other persons of all ages including women, children and infants, is done free of cost.
  • Financial assistance/scholarships are given to extremely poor but meritorious students up to class 12. Assistance, even beyond class 12, is provided to extra-meritorious students.
  • An “Informal Literacy Centre” is functional in slum area of Mansarovar Colony, Lucknow, to educate destitute children or those belonging to “below poverty line families”. More than 50 children are being educated in this Centre. Efforts are on to mobilize resources to start one more such “Informal Literacy Centre” at some other place very soon.
  • Woolen blankets, garments, bed-linen, utensils etc. are provided to pre-identified needy poor families, each headed by at-least one senior citizen, by organizing frequent camps at different places in and around Lucknow and also in National Capital Region.
  • Camps are organized in villages to create awareness in villagers about personal hygiene as well as cleanliness in own house and locality. They are also informed about the government schemes available for their welfare. Simultaneously, they are also informed about salient features of Constitution of India, relevant to the village folks.
  • A free community service named “Prasadam-seva” is being run within the premises of KG Medical College Hospital, Lucknow. 250 care-giver associates of very poor hospitalized patients are served good hot lunch absolutely free of cost daily. Similar service is going to be launched in Trauma Centre of KGMU very soon.
  • Very senior citizens of repute are felicitated twice every year in specially organized programmes.
  • Frequent seminars and talks are organized to update Elders about their rights & privileges, taxation laws, investment opportunities, health related issues etc.
  • Problems of Elders are highlighted at various Forums and through memorandums, letters to editors etc.
  • Interaction and co-ordination is maintained with other organizations working in India and globally for the cause and care of Elders.
  • An elders-friendly, fully furnished, state-of-art, BHAVANA OLD AGE HOME is coming up in NCR region of India, adjacent to Greater Noida. A 3000 sq.m. developed plot has been allotted to BHAVANA for this purpose by “Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA)”. Construction work will be taken up immediately after possession of the Plot is given by YEIDA to BHAVANA.
  • A similar elders-friendly, fully furnished, state-of-art, SAMUTKARSH AASHRAY, is being envisaged in Malihabad area of Lucknow district. Land has already been earmarked for the purpose. It is going to be a joint venture of BHAVANA and RK FOUNDATION (a non-profit initiative of RK Group). Negotiations are on between both the organizations to enter into a M.O.U. for the purpose.
  • Regular publication of quarterly bilingual (Hindi-English) magazine and books on positive thinking.
  • Currently BHAVANA has 890+ life members (including 350+ females) and fourteen Institutional Members.
  • Help, in cash or kind, small or big, is solicited from generous members and non members to enable BHAVANA continue implementation of these and many more such services & programmes.
  • Donations to BHAVANA are exempted from Income Tax under section 80G of Income Tax Act.
  • Donation Cheques/DDs may be drawn in favour of BHARATIYA VARISHTHA NAGARIK SAMITI payable at par at any bank at Lucknow.
  • Donations are solicited on-line also. Relevant details for this purpose are:
    Name of Bank & branch – Axis Bank, Indira Nagar, Lucknow
    Name of Account – Bharatiya Varishtha Nagarik Samiti
    Nature of Account – Savings Bank Account
    Account number – 355010100011769
    IFS Code – UTIB0000355