Celebration of Deepavali Festival

Celebration of Deepavali Festival

“Deepavali 2020” celebrated in a simple and classic way at Chetana Child Development Centre on 19.11.2020 involving the staff members and volunteers of Seva Bharathi by lighting Diyas and chanting bhajans, stotras.

During this Deepavali, there was a good response to our initiative making painted Diyas and traditional Gududeepa in a different but attractive way. Large number of people supported our efforts, which make us to carry out the same activity next year, in a further big way.

Celebration of Krishna Janmashtami

Celebration of Krishna Janmashtami

Shree Krishna Janmashtami was celebrated 10th September 2020, in a simple way at Chetana Child Development Centre, with due devotion and submission involving the teaching and non teaching staff of Chetana School. The teachers chanted Shree Krishnashtothra, Bhajan and performed Arathi. The function ended with distribution of prasadam to all.
Good performance in examination by challenged students

Good performance in examination by challenged students

Good performance in examination by challenged students

The challenged students studying in the institutions under Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore have performed well, as below, in SSLC & PUC examinations for the academic year 2019-20.  As per the provisions all our students availed scribe assistance.

Roman & Catherine Lobo Residential School for Visually Impaired, Kapikad, Mangaluru -575 004:

Due to COVID 19 pandemic, SSLC examinations scheduled to begin from 27th March 2020 were postponed. The school/hostel has to close. The students were shifted to their residences/native and some were to shift outside district. When dates for exam were scheduled to start from 22nd June 2020, they were to shift again, either to exam venue/hostel.

Despite the postponement of Exams, the inconvenience due to their shifting/re-shifting, the students excelled in the examinations. It may be noted that this is the only school with separate hostel facility for girls and boys available for general education of visually impaired children in the coastal districts of Karnataka. Imparting education, boarding, food are totally free of cost.  Their scoring in the examination is:

  • Ranjitha(from Yadadi, Kundapur Taluk, Udupi district) scored 91.36% marks. She wishes to become a Social Worker.
  • Gaurav(from Patrame, Dharmasthala,Belthangady Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District) scored 75.36% marks. He wants to pursue Master of Social Work and become a Social worker
  • Annapoorna(from Mangaluru) scored 68.8% marks, is a talented singer.
  • Dhanush Kumar(Charvaka in Puttur Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District) scored 66.4% marks.
  • Rakshith(Kokkada in Belthangady Taluk) scored 58.4% marks.
  • Apeksha (from Punacha, in Bantwal Talk, Dakshina Kannada District) scored 48 % marks.
  • Rakesh(from Sakleshpur, Hassan Dist) scored 45.28% marks.

Chetana Child Development Centre, V.T Road, Mangaluru -575 001.

Mr. Dheeraj (from Bondel, Kavoor in Mangaluru) scored 44.80% marks in the SSLC examination held  in June 2020, despite his multiple disability.

Vidya Chetana Special School, Ramakunja, Puttur Taluk 574 241.

Mr. Manoj (from Nuji Baltila in Puttur Taluk) scored 60% marks in II PUC examination held in March 2020.  Manoj is a Endosulphan victim with 85% disability.

74th Independence Day at Chetana Child Development Centre

74th Independence Day at Chetana Child Development Centre

The 74th Independence Day was celebrated at Chetana Child Development Centre on 15th August 2020. Shri. Umesh Shenoy, General Manager, Canara Bank and Ex Managing Director, Canfin Homes Ltd and the Convener, Anantha Soukhya, a unit of Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore serving for senior citizens, unfurled the tricolor flag. In his address he stated that it is the day not only to celebrate but also to rededicate oneself for all round development of the nation.

Dr. Yogish Kamath, Anthroplasty Surgeon, Knee & Hip Replacement Specialist and Sports Medicine, KMC Hospital Ambedkar Circle who was present as a Chief Guest of the ceremony. The Trustees of Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore – Shri H Nagaraj Bhat, Secretary, Dr. U V Shenoy, Spokes Person, Shri P Vinod Shenoy, Treasurer, Dr. K. R Kamath, Shri B Ashwathama Rao and Smt. Supreetha A, Head Mistress with staff of Chetana Child Development Centre, volunteers were present during the occasion.

Blood Donation Camp

Blood Donation Camp

Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore, in association with, Shri Pravin & Team, the Co-ordinator, Mangaluru unit of Indian Red Cross Society conducted a Blood Donation Camp at at Nayrayana Guru Bhajana Mandira, Kuluru on 29.03.2020. A total of 51 blood units collected in the camp. Dr. U.V Shenoy, Spokes Person and Shri P Vinod Shenoy, Treasurer, Seva Bharathi ® Mangalore were present during the occasion. Local youths of Kuluru co-operated in camp activities.