BALGRAN was established in 1975 at Channi Rama behind Railway Station, Jammu, since then it has expanded its services for children in need at a rapid pace. First dormitory was inaugurated by Jenab Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Chief Minister of J&K state on 24th April,1978. BALGRAN is a Recipient of NATIONAL AWARD for child welfare 1999. At present there are 112 inmates including 27 girls as on 1st June2016. Out of these 11 children are militancy affected. One girl inmate is earth quake affected, one boy is flood affected.
Area of land occupied by BAGLRAN is 4.5 acres (36 Kanals). The Jammu and Kashmir Government has appreciated the work of BALGRAN and has recommended it to other organizations in our state to follow this pattern.
After 40 years of establishment many allied projects such as Children Health Centre, Balgran Charitable Trust, Bal Bharti Public School, Vocational and Computer centres have been established successfully.
- Balgran has six dormitories under the supervision of warden and helper. Each dormitory can accommodate 10 Boys. We have a separate hostel for the senior boys located near Bal Bharti Public School. It has a capacity of 8 inmates under control of Asst. warden. Boys mess cater for their Breakfast meals and evening Tea and Snacks.
- Girls reside in Cottage No. II & new dormitory constructed by J&K Bank on 1st floor of Common Hall under the supervision of a Mother. Small boys live in cottage no. I under the care of a senior Mother and helpers. A separate mess provides them breakfast, meals and evening milk & snacks.
- Our organization has always responded to the call of needy children during emergencies, whether it is a natural or man made disaster.
ADMISSION NORMS FOR DESTITUTE, ORPHAN, MILTANCY AND EARTHQUAKE AFFECTED CHILDREN.
Age: 5 to 9 years, maximum age relaxable by one year.
Family Income: Rs. 5000 per month (maximum) or BPL Card Holder.
Education: A school going child.
All subject to verification by the Revenue/ School Authorities/Members of the Governing Body.
Late Shri D.D. Thakur, Ex. Governor (Assam) and Ex. Deputy Chief Minister of J&K State-President.
Late Col. Hira Nand Dubey (Retired), Vr.C- Secretary.
Late Sh. R.L. Vig, Divisional Forest Officer (Retired). Secretary for 15 years.
|Patron-in Chief (Life term)||Sh. O.P. Modi|
|Patron||Dr. K.L. Gupta|
|Patron||Smt. Santosh Mangotra|