Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (SVYM), a development organisation completed its 32 years of journey in developing human and social capital to build a resurgent India.
SVYM which has its headquarters in Mysuru is engaged in building a new civil society in India through its grassroots to policy level action in Health, Education and Community Development sectors.
SVYM believes that building human and social capital will result in economic consequences and its programs are driven by this development paradigm. SVYM is also rooted to its values of Satya, Ahimsa, Seva and Tyaga, which is reflected in its program design and delivery, transactions with its stakeholders, resource utilization, disclosures and openness to public scrutiny. Buying in support from the community, working in healthy partnership with the government and corporate sectors and sharing its experiences with like-minded Organizations have been the hallmark of SVYM’s evolution over the past 32 years.
Today, the organisation has more than 40 projects in the sectors of health, education, socio-economic empowerment, training & research. It runs two hospitals for rural and tribal people in H.D. Kote taluk, a residential tribal school with 407 tribal children from Class1 to 10, a CBSE recognized rural school with 509 children, Teacher Training College.
In addition, Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement runs a mobile health unit for tribals, and various tribal, rural and urban development projects focusing on housing, hygiene, sanitation, microcredit, community based health, education & rehabilitation, governance and human rights.SVYM is knowledge partner for the setting up of one of its unique educational initiatives- Science Exploratory Park in Jharkhand in collaboration with JUSCO, a subsidiary of TATA Steel. The program initiatives now directly impact more than 1.5 million people across Karnataka State. SVYM has been a recipient of various Awards and Recognitions throughout its journey.
SVYM celebrated its foundation day on Sunday in the presence of Swami Atmajnanandaji of Ramakrishna Mission and the scion of Mysuru royal family, Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar.