The Society

About the Founder

Shri Banarsidas Chandiwala Sewa Smarak Trust Society was established in 1952 by Shri Brijkrishan Chandiwala in the memory of his father Late Shri Banarsidas Chandiwala.

Shri Brijkrishan Chandiwala was a freedom fighter and a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi. He was also the Founder Member of Bharat Sewak Samaj & Sadachar Samiti. He was honored with a “PADAMSHRI” in 1963 for his devotion and contributions in the field of Social Services. His firm belief in life was the upliftment of the Society. This belief he inherited from his father Sh. Banarsidas Chandiwala, and grandfather Lala Ishwardas who had worked tirelessly and selflessly for the relief of those affected by the Great Famine of 1856. To facilitate the well-being of pilgrims visiting the Kalkaji Temple during Navratras and other religious occasions, he constructed Dalans, Bagichi, a Well and a Pond at his property at Kalkaji where pilgrims could rest during their pilgrimage to the Kalkaji Temple.

About the Trust Society

Shri Banarsidas Chandiwala Sewa Smarak Trust Society is a registered society under the Societies Registration Act and is located at Chandiwala Estate, Maa Anandmai Ashram Marg, Kalkaji, New Delhi. It was established in 1952, with a specific Mission and a Vision.

Mission

To provide Yeomen services in the field of Health & Education.

Vision

Equal treatment & opportunities for all in matters of Education and Healthcare irrespective of caste, creed, religion or sect and to provide quality institutions for the same.

Shri Banarsidas Chandiwala Sewa Smarak Trust Society was headed by Shri Devdas Gandhi, son of Mahatma Gandhi, in its infancy. After his demise, eminent personalities such as Dr. Sushila Nayyar and others supported the Trust Society and helped it to grow further. The incumbent chairman of the Committee, Shri Autar Krishna took charge of the Society in 1985. Since then, the Society has been carrying its good work under his able leadership.

Shri Brij Krishan Chandiwala, founding member of the Trust Society, was its first Secretary and he presided over the daily affairs. The position of Secretary is an all-consuming responsibility. Since October 1979, Shri Bhuwan Mohan has been looking after this responsibility with great vigor and purpose.

Today the Society is running various healthcare and Educational Institutes as below:

In healthcare, the Society is running the following Hospitals, Dispensaries and Healthcare Centres:

i. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Medical Sciences The Society is running a Multi-Specialty Hospital, an Ayurvedic Dispensary and a Homeopathic Dispensary at Chandiwala Estate, Kalkaji. Started as an "Eye Hospital" in early 50s, the hospital now called as Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Medical Sciences is a multi-specialty hospital that includes various departments such as Ophthalmology, Diabetes, Cardiology, ENT, Dentistry, Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Physiotherapy, Pathology, Radiology, Homeopathy and Ayurvedic Dispensary.

ii. Banarsidas Candiwala Eye and Dental Centre, Jama Masjid.

iii. Banarsidas Chandiwala Eye Hospital in Motihari, East Champaran, Bihar.

iv. Banarsidas Chandiwala Sports Centre and Gymnasium, Shri Banarsidas Chandiwala Sewa Smarak Trust Society believes that in healthy body resides a healthy mind. The Society has therefore, incorporated Sports as an important part of its healthcare agenda. Apart from maintaining Physical Health, Sports also helps in the development of Competitive skills, Team Spirit and Camaraderie in a person.

To meet the objectives, the trust society has established a State-Of-The-Art Sports Centre and Gymnasium at Chandiwala Estate, Kalkaji.

In Education, the Society is running the following institutes:

1. The Society established Janki Devi Memorial College in 1959 in New Delhi in the memory of Smt. Janki Devi - mother of the Founder Sh. Brij Krishan Chandiwala. It is an autonomous “Girls College” and is affiliated to Delhi University. The college runs various undergraduate degree courses in Humanities and Commerce Streams.

2. The Society is also running following 4 educational institutes – all affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi.

i. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology [BCIHMCT]

BCIHMCT was established in 1999 at Chandiwala Estate, Kalkaji. It is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi and approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). The Institute is NAAC Accredited and it is the only Institute in Delhi that runs AICTE approved 4 year degree program in Hotel Management and Catering Technology.

ii. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Information Technology [BCIIT]

BCIIT was established in 1999 at Chandiwala Estate, Kalkaji to run 3 year Master of Computer Application (MCA) program. The Institute is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi and approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).

iii. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Physiotherapy [BCIP]

BCIP was established in 2003 at Chandiwala Estate, New Delhi. It runs a 4½ year Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT) program and a 2 year Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT) It is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi and is approved by Delhi Council of Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy (DCPOT), Govt of NCT Delhi. The availability of hospital in the campus provides clinical experience to the students.

iv. Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Professional Studies [BCIPS]

BCIPS was established in 2008 in Sector-11, Dwarka, New Delhi. It runs a 4 year Bachelor in Business Administration (BBA) in two shifts and a 2 year Masters in Business Administration (MBA). The Institute is affiliated with Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIPU), Delhi and is approved by the All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).