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WELCOME TO MAHARASHTRA GANDHI SMARAK NIDHI

Maharashtra Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (MGS Nidhi) works with Gandhian Ideology and principles. In the beginning MGS Nidhi had given emphasis on the problems which were pertinent at that time like Bhangi Mukti (Bhangi is a caste whose work was cleaning latrines, sweeping, and scavenging which sometimes involves handling dead bodies). Village Cleanliness, National Integration, etc. were on priority. In many districts of Maharashtra ‘Gandhi Tatva Prachar Kendras’ were started which propagates Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology. Maharashtra Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (MGS Nidhi) had utilized it’s fund to help many other social sisterly organizations like Kasturba Library (Alandi), Kasturba trust (Saswad), Maharashtra Sarvoday Mandal, Gopuri Ashram (Vagade), Sevagram Ashram (Wardha), Pune Girls Blind school. MGS Nidhi had also helped victims of Panshet Dam Burst and flood.



HISTORY OF OUR MGS

The organization “Gandhi Samrak Nidhi” came into being in 1949. On a piece of 10 acre land to built the institution in a remote village in Pune, named Kothrud in Maharashtra. Decision to construct ‘Gandhi Bhavan’ was made on 5 November 1959. Honorable President of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad performed Bhumi Poojan. Four months later on 22 April 1960 the foundation was laid by the then Chief Minister Yashvantrao Chavan. It took almost a year to complete the building.

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Maharashtra Gandhi Smarak Nidhi is committed to spread Gandhian ideology and conduct general activities for sustainable development.

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Children Welfare (Balwadi / Palnaghar)

  • On: October 27, 2015
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A crèche called ‘Ajol’ and a play school ‘smrat Kids’ are sit ...

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Library

  • On: October 27, 2015
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The libraries which are managed and run by MGS Nidhi are at Pune, Alan ...

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Shanti Dal (Communal Harmony and Disaster Mngt)

  • On: October 27, 2015
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After the riots of ‘Noakhali’ Mahatma Ghandhi felt that to tackle ...

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Ecosanitation (Gramsafai)

  • On: October 27, 2015
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Mahatma Gandhi’s misson of Gramsafai programme Eco-Sanitation projec ...

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