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BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN
Hyderabad


Address
Kulpati Munshi Sadan,
5-9-1105, Basheerbagh,
King Koti Road,
Hyderabad – 500029
Email id: bvbhyd@rediffmail.com

Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, founded by Kulapati Dr. K.M. Munshiji in the year 1938, has been inculcating ethical, moral and spiritual values through institutions, departments and various activities. It was inaugurated by the then President of India, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan at Hyderabad in 1965. This was also Bhavan's first Kendra in the erstwhile state of Andhra Pradesh. Kendra is engaged in various educational and cultural activities as under:-

  • Bhavan’s Rajaji Sabhagruha (A.C. Auditorium) built in the year 1985 and later renovated in the year 2017 has a seating capacity of 800 members with centralized Air-condition system and Mono sound system. Stage is equipped with modern amenities.
  • Gita Mandir (Conference Hall) is having a capacity of 250 members and is utilised for meetings and conferences.
  • Bhavan’s Gandhi Institute of Computer Education & Information Technology is located in the premises of Bhavan’s Hyderabad Kendra offering Job oriented free computer education to the members of the economically weaker sections of the society and ‘Senior Citizens’. Till now, approximately 9,400 students have successfully completed the training programme.
  • Bhavans, Hyderabad Kendra in a tie-up with Indian Council for Astrological Sciences, Secunderabad Chapter - III is conducting one year Astrology courses (Jyotish Praveena (for beginners) & Jyotish Visharada) in the premises of Bhavan’s Hyderabad Kendra (on Sundays). Around 600 Candidates have successfully undergone Jyotish Praveena and Jyothish Visharada courses in Astrology.
  • Yoga training classes is being conducted on weekends (Saturday & Sunday) for aspiring people to learn and practice yoga in daily life, including “Chair Yoga”.
  • Organizing several cultural activities in association with many local organizations, in the Rajaji Sabhagruha (Auditorium). The Rajaji Sabhagruha at Hyderabad Kendra has a centralized Air-Conditioned system, thus making it a privileged Cultural and Social Platform in the City.
  • Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan - Infosys Foundation Cultural outreach Programs” are organized to identify, preserve and promote Cultural talents of budding artists in Dance / Bhajans / Folk Art / Harikatha / Puppetry etc. The participants are talented artists with rural background belonging to economically weaker sections of the Society.
  • Bhavan’s Publications division comprising approximately 1,000 titles of various categories of Books, like history, culture, epics, health, yoga, philosophy etc. for sales and distribution.
  • Workshops and guest lectures for Teachers of four Schools of Bhavan’s are organised in the Kendra premises.
  • Kendra also organizes Bhavans Foundation Day, Kulapati Munshiji’s and Rajaji’s Birthday celebrations, Thyagaraja Aradhana, Yoga Day celebrations etc.
  • The overall supervision, coordination, administration and accounts, including legal issues related to four Bhavan’s CBSE Schools in Hyderabad at the level of Vice Chairman and Hon. Secretary cum Hon. Treasurer of Hyderabad Kendra who functions as the Chairman of the School Management Committees of all four Schools.
  • Conducting In-House Training for the Principals and teachers of four Bhavan’s Schools to comply with the requirements of CBSE Affiliation Byelaws which prescribe that every Principal and teachers should undergo 25 hours of Continuous Professional Development Training.


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NEWS & EVENTS

Independence Day Celebrations

The Kendra celebrated 75 years of India’s Independence. Four Bhavan’s schools participated in a programme on August 18, 2022 at Rajaji Sabhagriha, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad, presenting an informative quiz on facts related to Independence, melodious songs, graceful dances, and speeches of great freedom fighters. The most striking feature of the event was a very long Indian flag measuring 100 m carried by students in and around the auditorium while singing patriotic songs.


8th International Yoga Day and World Music Day

The celebration of the 8th International Yoga Day and World Music Day on June 30, 2022 at the Hyderabad Kendra, was an entertaining display of many asanas conducive to good health.  It was a combined celebration of four Bhavan’s schools in Hyderabad. About 100 students from Classes 7 to 12 participated in the celebration. The students of all four schools demonstrated several asanas and breathing exercises explaining the benefits. The fusion of dance and music with Yoga was a surreal experience. To celebrate World Music Day, the students presented yoga prayer, and a yoga dance forming a pyramid and beautiful renditions of songs like ‘Aao Yog Karein’ and ‘Yog Aarambh Ho’.


Foundation Day

Bhavan's Atmakuri Rama Rao School, celebrated the 14th Foundation Day and Investiture Ceremony on July 4, 2022, in the school. Shri D. Prabhakar Rao, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Hyderabad Kendra, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Shri S. Gopalakrishnan, I.A. & A.S. (Retd.), Chairman, School Managing Committee, Smt. C. Rama Devi, Director (Academics), Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Hyderabad, and other dignitaries graced the occasion.
The Chief Guest Shri D. Prabhakar Rao pinned the badges and administered the oath to the newly elected leaders of the school. The programme was followed by a prize distribution ceremony for Class 10 students for the academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 and Class 12 students for the academic year 2020-2021 for their outstanding performance in the Board exams.


Health Awareness Programme

Hyderabad Kendra arranged a lecture on health awareness by doctors from Basavatarakam Indo-American Cancer Hospital And Research Institute, Hyderabad, on June 18, 2022 in Bhavan’s Rajaji Sabhagruha. Principals and staff members of all the four Bhavan’s Schools in Hyderabad and all staff members of Hyderabad Kendra attended the programme. 
Shri. S. Gopalakrishnan, Vice Chairman, inaugurated the session by lighting the lamp. Dr. K. Kalpana Ragunath, Associate Director of Academics, Add Life and Cancer Screening Programmes, spoke on the occasion about various types of cancers, symptoms and how to prevent the disease.
Dr. C. Sumati, HOD, Naturopathy & Yoga Add Life also spoke on the management of day-to-day ailments and developing a healthy lifestyle through yoga and naturopathy.


International Day of Yoga

Hyderabad Kendra celebrated the 8th International Day of Yoga for the well-being of Kendra Staff on June 21, 2022 in Kendra premises. A lecture-cum-demonstration session was conducted by Shri. S. Virupaksheswara Rao, a yoga therapist and founder of Mana Yoga in Hyderabad.


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