ਵਿਚਿ ਦੁਨੀਆ ਸੇਵ ਕਮਾਈਐ ॥ ਤਾ ਦਰਗਹ ਬੈਸਣੁ ਪਾਈਐ ॥

In the midst of this world, do seva, And you shall be given a place of honor in the Court of the Lord.

THANK YOU for

Bringing
Grace to
Human
Race

Year End Report 2019

Akal Academy Student

This report showcases the achievements of the year gone by. At the same time, this is also to extend our gratitude to you, the people who make it possible. In an attempt to thank you for all your contributions and encouragement to continue our work, Thank you for Bringing Grace to Human Race.

In 2019, The Kalgidhar Society continued to work towards providing quality education, healthcare, women empowerment and social welfare, to facilitate the socio-economic uplift of the poor in the far-flung rural areas of Punjab.

“It gives me immense pleasure to share our achievements with you which enable children and women live up to their full potential and lead empowered lives led by values. But it is not possible without our supporters who place their faith in us and allow us to continue our work to bring back the beauty of Punjab. I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to all of you. Here is to a more impactful 2020 .”

Dr. Davinder Singh, Secretary

Dr-Veer-Ji

PROJECTS CONTINUED & IMPLEMENTED

In 2019

Education

Education

  • Rural Education Revolution
  • Higher Education
  • School of Spiritual Sciences for Girls
  • Elementary Teacher Training Academy
healthcare

Health Care

  • Charitable Hospital
  • Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
  • Medical Camps
Solor

Environment

  • Solar Initiatives
  • Waste Management
Social

Social

  • Disaster Relief
  • Home for Widows and Destitute
  • Senior Citizen Homes
  • Orphanage
  • Rural Economic Uplift

Our Achievements

of year 2019

ACADEMICS

Using a value-based education system, we envision to empower students with high-quality education who are committed to make a positive change in the society.

RESULTS

CLASS X

CLASS XII

99.92%

Passed

85%

Scored Above  60%

12

District Toppers

96.2%

Passed

90%

Scored Above  60%

3

District Toppers

15 RURAL STUDENTS FROM AKAL ACADEMIES HAVE TOPPED ACROSS 12 DISTRICTS OUT CLASSING CITY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Study in Akal Academy

AKAL ACADEMIES

713

Students enrolled for FREE Education

204

Sports Champions Produced

109

Classrooms Added

1,64,294 sq ft

Total Area Constructed

SOLAR POWER PLANT OF 1.1 MW INSTALLED

AKAL UNIVERSITY - TALWANDI SABO

640

45

Students Studying FREE/Subsidised

Students Enrolled in Sri Guru Granth Sahib Studies

17 students qualified for All India CSIR/UGC-NET Examination with highest All India Rank 26, 59, 63 respectively.

2 students got Full Fees Scholarship for doing Masters at University of North Carolina, USA

Dr. Neelam Kaur, a noted educationalist adviser, healthcare Akal Academy, Baru Sahib

Dr. Neelam Kaur, a noted educationalist adviser, healthcare Akal Academy, Baru Sahib (Sirmaur) has been honoured with excellence in school education at UK House of Commons for her extraordinary work for the cause of education of underprivileged students and empowerment of women in Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh.

HEALTH & WELL BEING

Health Care

The programs provide free health care and rehabilitation services to bring people out of the trap of drug and alcohol abuse. Efforts have also been made towards the betterment of the environment.

HEALTH CARE

Patients Treated in:

1,679

Medical Camps

1,50,604

OPD

2,068

IPD

77 People received surgical assistance in Medical Camps

DRUG DE-ADDICTION CENTERS

Patients Treated in:

3,190

OPD

392

IPD

80 Anti-Drug Rallies Organized by the Students of Akal Academies

The chain of Akal Academies across North India has found a place in the Limca Book of Records for organising India’s biggest rally against drug abuse.

15,000 students of 113 Akal Academies rallied against drug abuse on December 18, 2017 and succeeded in reaching out and motivating 4 lakh people. A total of 1,400 km was covered.

ENVIRONMENT

1.1MW

SPV Inaugurated at Akal University Talwandi Sabo

14,820

New Trees Planted

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

Rural Girls Impacted in Teacher Training Program

The Kalgidhar Society provides FREE Elementary Teacher Training and employment opportunities to retain their daily living with honour and self-respect.

In 2019, The Kalgidhar Society has successfully reached 109 rural girls under the teacher training program and empowered 28 women to become teachers. Moreover, there are 520 teachers in Akal Institute of Rural Women Empowerment.

109

Rural Girls Impacted in Teacher Training Program

28

Girls Empowered as Teachers

INTERNALIZING SPIRITUALITY WITH MEANING

We encourage children to deeply understand the role of spirituality in leading a respectful and value-based life.

We encourage children to deeply understand the role of spirituality in leading a respectful and value-based life.

11,80,68,225

Banis of Nitnem performed by Students

18,57,647

Japji Sahib done by students on the occasion of 550th Gurupurab

7,884

Sehaj Paths done by students

2,530

Akhand Paths done by Students

1,971

Students initiated into Khalsa Fold

2,465

Sukhmani Sahibs done by Students

Gurdwara Baru Sahib

550 volunteers from Gurdwara Baru Sahib performed the following Seva at Gurdwara Shri Ber Sahib Sultanpur Lodhi during 1st to 13th November, 2019 on the occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji.

  • 50 stage performances of Kirtan and Dhadi Varan at different Gurdwaras of Sultanpur Lodhi.
  • Free distribution of Brief Life history of Shri Guru Nanak Dev ji in 15 languages and provided Guides in 15 languages to help the Congregation.
  • Providing all Housekeeping services at Gurdwara Shri Ber Sahib Complex.
  • Brooming Seva in the front of Palki Sahib and managing the Sangat during International Nagar Kirtan and during Nagar Kirtan from Gurdwara Rabaab Sar Sahib to Gurdwara Sant Ghat.
  • Continuous Chhabil seva (Jal Seva) at 2 places.
  • Immediate solutions provided to complaints related to Electrical gadgets.
  • Distributing Langar at different Gurdwara Sahibs.

DISASTER RELIEF

Punjab Floods

The staff and students of Akal Academies untiringly participated to help flood victims of Punjab.The Kalgidhar Society – Baru Sahib were sent Electricians, Masons and Plumbers to repair the loss to the property of the victims due to the floods.

466

Electrical Work done in Houses

131

Plumbing Work done in Houses

61

Construction Work done in Houses

  • Provided 3 boats for supplying Drinking Water, Ration, Medicines, Cattle Feed & Toodi in village Dhakka Basti, Jalandhar.

  • Provided and Installed 10 Solar lights in the village of Dhaka Basti, Jalandhar which is totally dark due to the damage of transformer and electricity line.

  • Constructed a Tin Shed of 20x26ft and handover to a poor old lady. Her house was completely damaged due to floods. She was having no source of income.

  • Repaired and Painted one Tricycle and handover to a Physically Disabled person at village Mundi Shehrian, Jalandhar.

  • Rebuilt the ramp, path and cleaned the whole building of a Govt. Primary School which was full of mud due to flood water in village Mundi Shehrian, Jalandhar.