"...values are embedded in our national outlook.
We command the respect of the world because of them."
  • Institutions of Studies and Research in Indology and Indian Culture.
  • Institutions for the development of publications on Religious, Spiritual, Philosophical, Cultural Values, and Research:
    1. Books, Periodicals,
    2. Department of Indian History,
    3. Book University.
  • Colleges of Science, Arts, Commerce, Teacher Education, Engineering, Communication, Management and Research.
  • Technical Institutions.
  • Educational Institutions.
  • Performing Arts Institutions.
  • Institutions for the Promotion of Yoga and Karate.
  • Institution for Vaastu Shastra.
  • Institutions of Astrology and Other Occult Sciences.
  • Institution for Public Affairs and Administration.
  • Vocational Training Institutions.
  • Institutions for the Study of Foreign Languages.
  • Institutes of Computer Education and IT (Information Technology).
  • Institution for IT (Information Technology) and Management.
  • Institution for Reviving Ancient Cultural Values, Arts, Heritage and Vedic Knowledge.
  • Institute for Universal Religions.
  • Educational and Cultural Foundation.
  • Hospitals.
  • Sanatorium.
  • Institutions for Tribal Welfare and Development of Tribal Culture.
  • Hostels for Scheduled Tribes.
  • Institution for Self Employment in the Rural and Urban areas.
  • Libraries for Indology, Sanskrit and Manuscripts.
  • Libraries for Children's Reading and Recreation.
  • Art Gallery.
  • Centres for Cultural Activities.
  • Centre for Dyslexia.
  • National Open School.
  • Centre for Human Excellence.
  • Day Care Centre.
  • Centres for Women.
  • Special Education Centres.
  • Farm.
  • Botanical Garden.
  • Tailoring Institute.
  • Ayurvedic Dispensaries.
  • Personality Development Unit.
  • Coaching Centre for Chartered Accountancy.
  • Classes for Indian Institute of Technology Foundation, Complementary Learning System and Correspondence Course.
  • All India Essay Competitions.
  • All India Colloquium on Ethical and Spiritual Values.
  • All India University Teachers' and Students' Camp.
  • Discourses, Lectures, Seminars, Workshops.
These multi-dimensional programmes are carried out through 367 constituent institutions, 119 Kendras (branches) in India and 7 centres abroad.


In appreciation of Bhavan's multifarious activities in the fileld of
culture, education, national integration and communal harmony,
the Bhavan has received the following awards/recognition.

Rajiv Gandhi Award For National Integration (1992)

  The National Advisory Board of Priyadarshni Academy, a voluntary socio-cultural organization devoted to the promotion of social, cultural, educational and other activities, has selected Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan for Priyadarshni Academy's RAJIV GANDHI MEMORIAL AWARD FOR NATIONAL INTEGRATION- cash prize Rs. 1 Lakh & Trophy - for its outstanding contribution to National Integration, particularly through its Sarva Dharma Maitri Pratishthan.
This Award is given by the Academy once in three years.

Communal Harmony Award (1999)
  The Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan was selected for the Communal Harmony Award 1999 for its outstanding contribution to the cause of promotion of communal harmony and national integration by the Jury for the Communal Harmony Awards headed by the Hon'ble Vice-President of India.
The President of India Shri K.R Narayanan presented the Communal Harmony and National Integration Award for the year 1999 to the Bhavan at a special function on August 31, 2000, at the historic Ashoka Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The President of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Worldwide Bharat Ratna C. Subramanian received the Award on behalf of the Bhavan.

Educational Institution of National Eminence
  Under section 80(G (2)(iiif) of the Income Tax Act 1995.
Under this section, donations to the Bhavan will have 100% tax rebate.
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