Tirupati: The two-day South India Regional Conference of Bharat Vikas Parishad (BVP) started in Tirupati on Sunday. The National President of BVP Seetharam Pareekh, National Organising Secretary Suresh Jain and others inaugurated the conference by lighting a lamp.
Speaking on the occasion, Seetharama Pareekh described BVP as a service-cum-sanskar oriented, non-political socio cultural voluntary organisation. It is operating throughout India and dedicated to the growth and development of the country.
Suresh Jain told that the aim of BVP is to serve the society by involving all the elite people of the society. The main activities are handicapped welfare and rehabilitation, health and medical services, rural and urban slum development, women and child welfare among other things.
He said that the organisation is having 65,000 members in South India.
TDP leader Dr R Sudha Rani, N Doulat Rao, Ramesh Chand Jain, GDV Prasad Rao and Galla Vijay Naidu also spoke on the occasion. While M Niranjan Babu welcomed the dignitaries, Purshotham Sastry proposed vote of thanks. D Jaypal Choudary, Dr GS Prasad and delegates from AP, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Pondicherry participated.