न हि ज्ञानेन सदृशं पवित्रमिह विद्यते।
ज्ञान के समान पवित्र इस संसार में कुछ नहीं है।।
There is nothing more pure in this world than knowledge(Jyana)
Bharati College supports differently abled from the time they take admission till they leave their College. Most importantly for the last eight years it has been consistently observing the Disability Day by funding and organising Special Olympics for Not so abled on 24th December every year. The day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the differently abled. We hope to sensitize our students towards the needs of the not-so-able, and make them good citizens with concerns for the society.
Bharat (India) Special Olympics is a global organisation that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities. In fact, it is the only organisation that organises sports events for the disabled, and is supported by the Ministry of Sports & Youth Affairs.
The initiative to hold Special Olympics in the grounds of Bharati College with the active support of its NSS and sports students was taken by the Principal and Dr. R C Shukla, founder of Ashirwaad Special Education School. It is a unit of Sanjivini Social Welfare Society, working in the field of disability for the downtrodden.
The function begins with a special Olympic Torch Run followed by a march past, athletics which includes 50 m run, 100m run, 25m walk, shot put, soft ball throw and Bocce. The excitement and happiness of the children can be seen right from the time they enter the college around 8:30 am to when they leave at 04:00 pm, with expectation and promises to be back the next year.
Over the years, the special children have been blessed by eminent personalities such as Mrs Shiela Dikshit, Dr. Harshvardhan, Mr. Sandeep Nayak from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to name a few. Janak Puri Medical Services has been consistently providing ambulance services for this event.
Such an event requires the support of a large number of volunteers and organizations. We are happy that about 150 student volunteers, members of the teaching and non-teaching staff and most of all the support and guidance of the Principal has contributed to the great success of this annual event.