Profiles of Indian NGOs & National – Ineternational Funding Agencies – Government Grants

Servants of the People Society, Chandigarh

Add: Lajpat Rai Bhawan, Sector 15 B
Pin: 160015
Contact Person:? Onkar Chand
Aim/Objective/Mission:? Servants of the People Society (Lok Sevak Mandal) was founded by Lala Lajpat Rai in 1921 at Lahore. It was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. The object of the society, as set forth by Lala Lajpat Rai himself is to enlist and train national missionaries for the services of the mother-land. It shall be their duty to work for the educational, cultural, social, economic and political advancement of the country under the supervision of the society. This Society provided the nation with two All India Congress Presidents, one Prime Minister, two governors, two chief ministers and legislatures, a host of social service veterans. Presently, Shri Krishan Kant, vice president of India, is heading this society. Accumulatively, the vision behind all activities at various centres has been to work imperceptibly to revive, resuscitate and re-substantiate cultural bond of the project. The Chandigarh Branch of the Society has been specially striving to explore dimensions of beauty of human relationship wherein the spirit that binds man to man may express itself.

Tel:? 91-172-2780611

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