Diya Foundation


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Diya Foundation is working for the following:

Education for underprivileged children.
Caring for the aged.
Providing helping hand to the handicapped.
Vocational training for upliftment of women.
Free medical check-ups
Aids Awareness and de-addiction Programs.

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Diya Foundation

  1. 2. What is a NGO? A non-governmental organization (NGO) is any non-profit, voluntary citizens' group which is organized on a local, national or international level. Task-oriented and driven by people with a common interest. Some are organized around specific issues, such as human rights, environment or health.
  2. 3. <ul><li>It is an old saying that: </li></ul><ul><li>“ We didn’t inherit the world from our parents, we borrowed it from our children.” shouldn’t we, then, ensure in whatever small way we can, that we can comfortably afford to? Shouldn’t we envision a world of happy children, irrespective of their caste, creed, religion, class and economic status? Remember, it costs little…..but it means so much! TOGETHER, LET’S LIGHT THE DIYA OF COMPASSION AND SERVICE. </li></ul>
  3. 4. About Diya Foundation <ul><li>A social welfare and charitable society formed in 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>Founded by group of young Doctors, Professionals and Entrepreneurs. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a registered charitable society under the Societies Registration Act, XXI of 1860 and Income Tax Act,1961 </li></ul><ul><li>Donations are eligible for deduction from income under section 80G of Income Tax Act, 1961 </li></ul>
  4. 5. PATRONS / ADVISORY BOARD <ul><li>Padma Shree Adwardee Dr. S.C. Manchanda, </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Consultant Cardiologist, </li></ul><ul><li>Sir Ganga Ram Hospital & </li></ul><ul><li>Former Head of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Samir Thapar </li></ul><ul><li>Vice Chairman & Managing Director, JCT Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Adesh Gupta </li></ul><ul><li>CEO Liberty Shoes Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Shirin Paul </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson Emeritus, Apeejay Surrendra Group </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Sushma Berlia </li></ul><ul><li>President Apeejay Stya Group </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Saru Bansal </li></ul><ul><li>Director Liberty Group, Eminent Social Worker </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Mrs. Rita Kaul </li></ul><ul><li>Principal Heritage School (Vasant Kunj, New Delhi) </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. (Maj. Gen.) C. M. Khanna </li></ul><ul><li>Former Director Medical INMAS and </li></ul><ul><li>Former Medical Superintendent, </li></ul><ul><li>Batra Hospital, New Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. L. R. Rajpal </li></ul><ul><li>Technocrat and former </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman of Haryana State Electricity Board </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Urmila Capoor </li></ul><ul><li>Senior Physician, London, U.K. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Daljeet Singh </li></ul><ul><li>Executive Director, Advance India Projects Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Surat Misra </li></ul><ul><li>Chief Protocol officer, Director General: Doordarshan </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Mr. Anil K. Agarwal </li></ul><ul><li>President, Cosmos Group </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Shiv Khera </li></ul><ul><li>Educator & Business Consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Ved Pratap Vaidik </li></ul><ul><li>Chairman, Council for Indian foreign policy </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Jayanti Dalmia </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson, Dalmia Sewa Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Mrs. Malvika Rai </li></ul><ul><li>Chairperson, IILM Institute for Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Rita K Thukral </li></ul><ul><li>Eminent Nephrologist & President, Global Charity Foundation, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. K.K. Kumar </li></ul><ul><li>CMD, Shakti Bhog Foods Limited </li></ul>
  7. 8. Governing Body <ul><li>The Governing Body of Diya Foundation comprises of the following: </li></ul><ul><li>DR. NEERAJ MANCHANDA Doctor PRESIDENT </li></ul><ul><li>721, New Rajender Nagar, </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi – 110060 </li></ul><ul><li>GULSHAN RAJPAL Business VICE-PRESIDENT </li></ul><ul><li>204, C.A. APARTMENTS, </li></ul><ul><li>PACHIM VIHAR, ND – 63 </li></ul><ul><li>SANJEEV NAYYAR Chartered Accountant SECRETARY </li></ul><ul><li>S-260, GREATER KAILASH-I, </li></ul><ul><li>N.D.– 110048 </li></ul><ul><li>VINOD BATRA Business JOINT SECRETARY </li></ul><ul><li>57, N.D.S.E. – I,N D – 110049 </li></ul><ul><li>VINEET NAYYAR Business TREASURER </li></ul><ul><li>GH-13/563, PASHIM VIHAR,ND-87 </li></ul><ul><li>SAURABH ARORA Business EXECUTIVE MEMBER </li></ul><ul><li>H-63, N.D.S.E.-I,N D – 110049 </li></ul><ul><li>SHASHI BHUSHAN DHAMIJA Business EXECUTIVE MEMBER </li></ul><ul><li>133, POCKET 7B, Sec.-4,ROHINI, </li></ul><ul><li>Delhi-85 </li></ul>
  8. 9. Why Diya foundation was formed? <ul><li>For Education of underprivileged children </li></ul><ul><li>Providing health care to the underprivileged </li></ul><ul><li>Caring for the Aged and Destitute </li></ul><ul><li>Providing Helping Hand to the Handicapped </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational Training and Upliftment of Women </li></ul>
  9. 10. What do we do? <ul><li>It runs Diya Vidya Mandir, a schools for slum children in Nihal Vihar, New Delhi where children are provided free education, midday meals, regular medical check-ups and support and imparting of moral values. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Aid to old age home </li></ul><ul><li>Distribution of food grains to underprivileged. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Organizing free Medical check-ups for underprivileged. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Aids Awareness Campaigns” - Street plays and counseling sessions on Aids Awareness are organized on regular basis. </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>Helping hand to the handicapped. </li></ul><ul><li>Aid to old age home. </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing free Medical check-ups for underprivileged. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Why Nihal Vihar? <ul><li>Foundation has felt that there is a great need to educate people about hygiene and health care as well as make them aware of the impending peril of AIDS. Nihal Vihar and its surrounding areas are mostly populated by people from the lowest strata of urban population. Majority of the people living here are migrants from states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Bengal, working as rickshaw pullers, bus or truck drivers, housemaids, petty vendors and shop keepers, labourers and factory workers having meagre income of Rs.3,000 to Rs.4000 per month. Drug addiction and alcoholism is quite common. </li></ul>
  14. 15. INTERNATIONAL PATRONS <ul><li>Ethnic Minority Foundation, U.K. </li></ul><ul><li>Lions Club Enfield, U.K. </li></ul><ul><li>Global Charity Foundation, USA </li></ul><ul><li>Surjit Verma Foundation for children’s Education, Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Vedanta Ashram society and women of India Auxilliary, Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Leo Club Cygnus Argenteus, Germany </li></ul>
  15. 16. Activities Performed- 2003 <ul><li>April : Diya Vidya Mandir was started </li></ul><ul><li>April : Free eye and dental health check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>May : AIDS awareness talk </li></ul><ul><li>May : Bed sheets and pillows distribution at old age home </li></ul><ul><li>June : De-addiction drive </li></ul><ul><li>August : Talk on “yoga and healthcare” </li></ul><ul><li>August : Independence day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>October : Distribution of tape recorders to blind students </li></ul><ul><li>December : A talk on general eating habits </li></ul>
  16. 17. Activities Performed- 2004 <ul><li>January : Republic day was celebrated </li></ul><ul><li>March : Land purchased for new school building </li></ul><ul><li>April : Free health camp </li></ul><ul><li>August : Independence day was celebrated </li></ul><ul><li>September : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>October : De-addiction cum free health check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>November : Free eye and general health check-up camp </li></ul>
  17. 18. Activities Performed- 2005 <ul><li>January : Republic Day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>February : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>April : Free eye and dental check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>June : Distribution of clothes and shoes </li></ul><ul><li>July : Diya Vidya Mandir shifts to own new school building </li></ul><ul><li>August : Independence day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>October : Commencement of Saturday Dance Classes </li></ul><ul><li>November : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>December : Distribution of uniforms </li></ul><ul><li>pics </li></ul>
  18. 19. Activities Performed- 2006 <ul><li>January : Republic Day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>March : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>April : Earth Day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>July : Free general health check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>August : Independence Day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>December : Christmas Day celebrations </li></ul>
  19. 20. Activities Performed- 2007 <ul><li>April : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>May : Annual function at Uppal’s Orchid </li></ul><ul><li>July : 14 students of Diya Vidya Mandir got enrolled in Govt. School </li></ul><ul><li>August : Independendce day celebration </li></ul><ul><li>September : Free general health check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>December : Christmas Day Celebration </li></ul><ul><li>pics </li></ul>
  20. 21. Activities Performed- 2008 <ul><li>January : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>January : Lohri celebration </li></ul><ul><li>August : Uniform distribution to students </li></ul><ul><li>October : Diwali celebrations </li></ul><ul><li>December : Christmas Day celebrations </li></ul><ul><li>December : MCKS Food for Hungry Foundation distributed food grains to 160 poor families </li></ul>
  21. 22. Activities Performed- 2009 <ul><li>January : Free eye check-up camp </li></ul><ul><li>January : Distribution of Sweaters to the students </li></ul><ul><li>February : Motivational talk by Shiv Khera </li></ul><ul><li>March : Aids awareness camp </li></ul><ul><li>August : Function at old age home </li></ul><ul><li>October : Diwali celebrations </li></ul><ul><li>November : Celebrated Teachers day </li></ul>
  22. 23. VISITORS AT DIYA VIDYA MANDIR <ul><li>August,2007 - Mr. Rikki Manchanda, a social worker from Clinton Foundation, West Africa </li></ul><ul><li>May, 2008 – Mr. Pankaj Kapahi, a Scientist working in the field of biotechnology from USA </li></ul><ul><li>October, 2008 – Mr. Daniel Veauli, Member of Leo Club Cygnus Argenteus, Germany </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>October, 2009 - Lord Amir Bhatia, Chairman and Mr. Krishna Sarda, CEO </li></ul><ul><li>of Ethnic Minority Foundation, U.K. visited Diya Vidya Mandir </li></ul>
  24. 25. Promoters of Diya Foundation
  25. 26. Join hands with Diya Foundation for lighting up more lives. <ul><li>Be a regular donor </li></ul><ul><li>Help enroll a donor by providing mailing lists of your interested friends and relatives </li></ul><ul><li>Adopt a needy old person </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsor the education and health care of children </li></ul><ul><li>Donate in kind (clothes, books, toys etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Buy DIYA greeting cards or products </li></ul><ul><li>Offer your profession skills and time </li></ul>
  26. 27. Contact us <ul><li>Registered Office : F.F. 2 & 3, 170-171, Prajapat Nagar, </li></ul><ul><li>Gulmohar Park Road, </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi – 110049 </li></ul><ul><li>Telefax 91-11-26857117; 26519186 </li></ul><ul><li>Diya Vidya Mandir : RZ 137 B, Nihal Vihar, Paschim Vihar, </li></ul><ul><li>New Delhi – 110087 </li></ul><ul><li>Diya Healthcare Division : R-721, New Rajender Nagar, New Delhi – 110060 </li></ul><ul><li>Tel.91-11-28745151; 28745252 </li></ul><ul><li>E.mail: </li></ul><ul><li>Branch Office : 612,6th Floor, Ansals Majestic Tower, </li></ul><ul><li>Vikas Puri, New Delhi-58 </li></ul>Email : [email_address] Website :