THE BOMBAY ANDHRA MAHASABHA & GYMKHANA
Contribution to Mumbai
The Bombay Andhra Mahasabha & Gymkhana, a Registered Public Charitable Trust is rendering yeoman service since 1928 in the fields of Culture, Education, Literary & Social not only for Telugu people who migrated to Mumbai city from all over India but also to various other sections of the Society..
The Mahasabha had taken responsibility to spread awareness of education amongst the illiterate adult work men in the formative years and was also instrumental in setting up cultural and educational institutions of the children of migrants to enable them to preserve their own identity in Arts, Culture & Literature. It has also been a launching pad for many up coming artists and professionals.
The other activities of Mahasabha are:
Cultural & Literary :
Organising of a ll kinds of Musical concerts, Classical and Folk Dances, Dramas, Special prakriyas of Telugu Literature like Astavadhanam & Satavadhanam, Interactive programmes in Telugu - Marathi.
Sports & Games :
Encouraging the youth and children in all kinds of Sports / Games / Indoor games by conducting general and inter city competitions and rewarding the State & National Champions.
Development of Gymkhana with latest Gym equipment.
Health Services :
Free medical camps in varied fields of medicine such as Allopathy, Ayurvedic, Homoeopathy, Eye clinics, Physiotherapy etc., Many Telugu and non Telugu Doctors / Specialists perform Voluntary service in these camps.
Yoga Classes :
Free Yoga Classes are being conducted here. Ambica Yoga Kutir, Thane experts are volunteering for this purpose.
It is the Ladies wing of Mahasabha which conducts various specialized religious & cultural programmes for the welfare of women in particular and generally helps in the other activities of the Mahasabha.
Mahasabha offers assistance to unfortunate victims of Natural calamities like earthquake, Cyclone, Floods and also provides accommodation to the Cancer patients on concessional basis.
The Mahasabha is in the process of upgrading all the facilities available and proposes to have a State of Art Air conditioned multi purpose Auditorium and an Air Conditioned Seminar/ conference room.
We have also embarked on giving a new direction to the activities of the Mahasabha which includes adoption of needy Schools/educational institutions, assistance to orphanages/old age homes, providing of ambulances and other medical equipments, coordinating with other NGO,s and Social Organisations for taking up Community Development Projects.
In the field of education, we propose to create Endowments to reward meritorious students & teachers ,extend financial assistance to poor / disabled students .To promote TELUGU CULTURE & LITERATURE ,we propose to start Certified Courses for traditional dance forms like Kuchipudi.