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BHARATIYA VIDYA BHAVAN
New Delhi


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Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan,
Kasturba Gandhi Marg,
New Delhi -110001
Phone Numbers: 011-23381129 011-23384982
Email Ids: registrar@bvbdelhi.org / director@bvbdelhi.org
Website: www.bvbdelhi.org
You Tube: https://youtube.com/c/Bharatiyavidyabhavandelhikendra

Bhavan's Delhi Kendra began its life in 1952 when Dr Rajendra Prasad laid its foundation stone. Shri Jawaharlal Nehru formally inaugurated the Kendra in 1957. New wings were added in 1976, 1982, 1998 and 2012. The Kendra is now housed in a complex of spacious buildings in a Central locality in New Delhi on the Kasturba Gandhi Marg. Its campus covers an area of 6.84 acres of land. The Delhi Kendra today is the house of a number of Departments and Institutions catering to the educational, cultural and moral needs of children and adults alike. In view of its location, 'The Delhi Kendra' is called upon to liaise, coordinate and follow- up matters concerning the Central Office and others, including the foreign Centres of the Bhavan, with the Central Government, Non Government Institutions and Eminent Personalities. Today Bhavan's Delhi Kendra is most trusted organization in India for promotion of "Sanskrit and Sanskriti"
As one of the activities to promote Bhavan's Mission (Sanskrit & Sanskriti) and objectives, Bhavan's Delhi Kendra organizes various events throughout the year in pursuance of the Bhavan's objectives. Some notable ones are:- Bhavan's Sangeet Samaroh, Malhar Utsav - an evening of Hindustani Vocal Music, Book Release, Seminars/ Workshops Kavi Sammelan on Hindi Divas, Inter-School Competition on the recitation of Bhajans - dear to Mahatma Gandhi, Inter-School Sanskrit Shloka Competition and Inter-College Upanishad Paath Competition; Gita Jayanti, Birth Celebrations of Dr K.M. Munshi, Vasant Panchami Vasantotsav and many more.
Conceptualized by Shri Ashok Pradhan, Director, Delhi Kendra, every year Bharaitya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi Kendra, to celebrate its foundation day and to pay tribute to its Founder, Kulapati K. M. Munshi, that has been organized from 2009, Bhavan's Sangeet Samaroh, in which eminent artists from Hindustani, Carnatic-vocal music, classical dance forms and instrumental music are presented to a distinguished gathering at Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi, usually on 6th, 7th & 8th November. On this occasion, Bhavan also brings out a thematic digest to create awareness about our ancient texts, related to the performing arts. So far, the Bhavan has brought out digests on the themes such as - Our Heritage in Classical Music and Dance,Instruments in Classical Music, Dance Traditions in India, Abhinavagupta, Silappaatikaram, Brahaddesi, Sarangadeva's Sangeet Ratnakar, Chaturaa Damodara Virtictama - Sangitadarpanam, Pandit Aahobal's "Sangeet Parijat" and Mansollasa

Message From Director Bhavan's Delhi Kendra - Shri Ashok Pradhan

"India is recognized for its rich cultural heritage, and every Indian must get connected to the values of Indian knowledge. Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's motto is “आ नो भद्राः क्रतवो यन्तु विश्वतः।।” that means 'Let noble thoughts come to us from every side.' This is being practised at every stage of educational training. So, our educational process includes several activities that promote value addition at every stage of life. At Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, a child of 3 years can join the Nursery class of Mehta Vidyalaya that is a CBSE recognized school up to 12th grade.For those who are stepping out of school, Bhavan has several professional job oriented courses in the field of Management, Education, Communication and many other trades, where students are professionally trained to become Industry ready, to get jobs easily, at the same time they are trained with value-based education to become good human beings. And when a person is ready to play the second inning of his/her life(means after retirement from job), Bhavan offers plenty of training programmes in Yoga, Astrology, Ayurveda, Vassstu and many similar subjects. We have many students of age 60+ enrolled in these courses. By joining such courses, one truly gets connected with divinity to observe perfect spiritual growth. It is said that 'Education of Human being should begin at birth and continue throughout his life" and Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan truly offers "Vidya" at every stage of your life. Best."


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NEWS & EVENTS

Bagless Days

The Five-Day Bagless Days Project commenced on January 29, 2024, for the students of Std. 6-8. It offered a variety of skill-based, hands-on activities and workshops to instil values and 21st century skills like teamwork, communication, leadership, digital literacy, physical fitness, analytical skills and dexterity. The workshops covered topics such as coding, digital citizenship, mask making, pottery, indigenous sports, story-telling, art and craft, western dance and more. All activities were aligned with CBSE Skills modules and developed in line with the recommendations of NEP 2020, aiming to enhance students’ holistic development.

Basant Panchami Celebration


Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K. G. Marg, New Delhi, celebrated Basant Panchami with great fervour and joy on February 14, 2024. The festival that is dedicated to Goddess Saraswati saw the young learners from Nursery class to Std. 2, in their bright yellow clothing, perform a group dance, ‘Saraswati Vandana’, and an enchanting invocation. All the students, teachers and staff came together to worship Goddess Saraswati.


Visit to Viksit Bharat

A team of art teachers attended Viksit Bharat, an awe-inspiring event organised by the National Gallery of Modern Art and Lalit Kala Academy in Delhi. The event, held at Purana Quila on March 10, 2024, witnessed an impressive gathering of over 12,000 artists from diverse backgrounds and disciplines. The bustling energy at the venue, pulsating with creative fervour, was a testament to the vibrancy of the artistic community.


Std. 12 Farewell 2024

Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G. Marg, New Delhi, bid a poignant farewell to its Std. 12 batch on February 9, 2024. Smt. Veena Joshi, a distinguished alumna, was the Chief Guest. She lauded the students’ commitment and urged them to embrace collaboration. Reflecting nostalgically and considering the influence of her alma mater, she urged the youngsters to pursue meaningful careers. The event included honours for school and house appointments, and the release of the school newsletter.

Bal Utsav 2024

The inaugural Bal Utsav on February 6, 2024, transformed the school campus into a hub of joy and laughter. Students and parents were enthralled by the kaleidoscope of activities, showcasing collaborative efforts of parents and teachers in unison. The event featured thrilling carnival rides, delectable treats, a plethora of engaging activities and educational experiences, blending tradition with modernity. Cultural corners highlighted the nation’s diverse heritage, while eco-friendly initiatives like the Herbal Garden and Waste Management and nutritious eating advocacy promoted sustainability and added depth to the festivities. The Bal Utsav fostered values of teamwork, creativity and cultural appreciation, ensuring a memorable and impactful experience for all attendees.

CBSE National Science Exhibition

Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G. Marg, New Delhi, accomplished a noteworthy achievement as its students participated in the CBSE National Level Science Exhibition held at Mayur School, Noida, from February 1 to 3, 2024. Saanchi Baweja (Std. 9) and Tanvi Sharma (Std. 9) presented their creative safety device, called ‘Doze Alert’, focusing on the theme of Transportation and Safety, while offering valuable learning experiences.

Herbal Garden Assembly

Under the banner of ‘Herbal Garden Club’, an assembly was organised on February 2, 2024, by the students of Std. 4. The theme of the assembly was ‘Importance of Herbs’. It was a blend of dance, song, a street play and short speeches on kitchen herbs.


Soil Day Celebration

Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G. Marg, New Delhi, celebrated World Soil Day 2023 under the theme ‘How Save Soil Can Fix Climate Change’. Various activities were conducted from December 5 to 7, 2023, for the students of Nursery to Std. 9 like Poster-Making, Soil Handprints, Slogan-Writing, Poem and Song Writing, Watching Videos and Sowing Seeds. The aim of these activities was to raise awareness among the students on the importance of healthy soil for healthy life.

Meeting and Honouring Community Helpers

Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G. Marg, New Delhi, organised the event ‘Meeting And Honouring the Community Helpers’ for Nursery and KG children on December 15, 2023. Children expressed their gratitude and thanked all the community helpers of Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya by giving them cards and chocolates. The children of Nursery performed the amazing action song ‘Dhobi aaya’, which was appreciated by all present.

Athletic Meet –2023

A three-day Annual Athletic Meet was organised at Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G.Marg, New Delhi, on November 30, December 1 and 4, 2023. The school hosted an array of track and field events for boys and girls competing in the senior, junior and sub-junior categories. The eight houses battled on the field to grab the Championship and Best House trophy. The prize distribution ceremony saw the winners beaming with pride as they were presented with medals and certificates.

Indo-Korea Cultural exchange Programme

Students from Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G.Marg, New Delhi, and Eun Pyeong High School in South Korea participated in an Indo-Korean Cultural Exchange Programme on December 21, 2023. The focus was on the theme, ‘School life and activities’. Important insights were exchanged during this conversation (via Skype), which helped the two schools develop a strong mutual understanding and a knowledge-sharing relationship.

Mathematics Day Celebration

National Mathematics Day is celebrated annually on December 22 to honour the birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan, the great Indian mathematical genius who made an exemplary contribution to Mathematics. The day was celebrated with the objective of creating awareness about the importance of mathematics in day-to-day life situations and also to encourage students to develop an interest in studying Mathematics. As part of the celebrations, the school held a special assembly on December 21, 2023, and students from all classes participated in activities like poetry recitation, elocution, dance, quiz competition and drama, all of which were centred around the theme of mathematics The winners were honoured in the assembly.

65th Annual Day Celebrations

Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G. Marg, New Delhi, celebrated its 65th Annual Day on November 3, 2023. The Chief Guest for the occasion was Shri. Gopal Krishna Agarwal, Eminent Scholar, Social Reformer and an Alumnus of the 1980 batch. The school magazine ‘Bhavidya’ was released by the Chief Guest. Saraswati Samman was conferred upon three teachers for completing 25 years of service in the institution. The cultural programme, the play, ‘Shaurya—the Journey of Soldier’ that saw a mass participation of about 587 students was brilliantly conceptualised and directed by Mr. Rahul Khanna, an alumnus of 2003.

Vigilance Day Assembly 2023

A special Vigilance Day assembly at Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G.Marg, New Delhi, marked the commencement of Vigilance Awareness Week. The assembly showcased informative news headlines, a thought (that was articulated) and a speech by the Vice Head Girl and the Vice Head Boy highlighting the importance of vigilance in daily life. The winners of the Poster-Making and Essay-Writing Competitions, which were based on the theme, “Say No to Corruption; Commit to the Nation”, were rewarded.

QCI Inspection

The NABET Accreditation Committee conducted a comprehensive two-day surveillance visit to Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya, K.G.Marg, New Delhi, on November 20 and 21, 2023. Various aspects of the school, including infrastructural facilities, safety and security arrangements, administrative and financial records, and the teaching-learning processes, were audited and reviewed.


Victorian Delegate Visit

An academic delegation team from Victoria, Australia, visited Delhi for a six-day visit from October 8-13, 2023, as part of the Women in School Leadership (WISL) programme. The delegation consisted of 12 Women Principals from Victorian Schools who were here to explore opportunities on leading schools for social change with a focus on health and well-being.
Bhavan’s Mehta Vidyalaya got the opportunity to be a part of this unique professional immersion and partnership, and hosted the visiting Australian delegate Ms. Kim Mitchell, Assistant Principal of Aintree Primary School, for three days from October 11–13, 2023. Ms. Kim Mitchell was provided opportunities to observe some of the school’s best programmes and activities, and an interaction between the teachers of pre-primary & primary classes and Ms. Kim Mitchell was arranged. She was gifted souvenirs by the school.


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