Govardhan Annakshetra at Govardhan Ecovillage is an initiative where we serve free full meal lunch prasadam to whoever comes here without any discrimination. The inspiration for this initiative came from the founder Acharya of ISKCON his divine grace,
As a part of our Water Resource Development initiative, our experts follow a three-pronged approach to educate and train the villagers about water conservation and ensure optimal utilization of available natural resources.
Providing easy access to basic health care as well as treatments of common health issues in the rural areas of Palghar district. Health care initiative in the rural areas of Palghar has been led by BhaktiVedanta Hospital. Under the auspices of the BhaktiVedanta Hospital, Mira Road, Thane District, four community health care centers have been started at Hamrapur, Vasai, Ambiste and Tarapur. Reaching the unreached with medical services is achieved through mobile medical units which travels to a number of villages with primary health service. The mobile medical unit is equipped with a qualified doctor, pharmacist, community resource person and a driver.
Our women’s empowerment programme encourages women to emerge as confident individuals and conquer the challenge of contributing financially to the family and self-help groups, while managing the household. Capture strength of women in rural environment and empowering them with an inclusive participatory approach is the essence of our programme.
Women if not empowered are detrimental to holistic development of a community and society. This holds true especially in rural settings.
Thus Govardhan Rural Development Programme captures the essence of empowered women and is implementing Women’s Empowerment program with an inclusive and participatory approach.
In the year 2006, Govardhan Ecovillage began its Govardhan Gurukul to provide education to underprivileged or orphan children in the near by tribal villages. In the year 2006-07 Govardhan Gurukul had a total of 39 boys. As in year 2019-20 we have 59 boys and 7 girls (Some of these are from single parent family). Boys are staying in the hostel facility available while others including girls are day scholars.
In the year 2018-19 Govardhan Gurukul had a total of 55 boys and 7 girls (Includes 7 boys who are orphans/single parent). For the Year 2019-20 we have 58 boys and 10 girls.
Around 48 boys are staying in the hostel facility available while others including girls are day scholars.