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Vidyaranya is a non-profit organization with a mission to provide children, women, and the elderly with empowerment programs to promote social justice and healthier lifestyles for them. Vidyaranya is registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act of 1960. 


Founded in the year 1991 by M.C. Ramesh and his colleagues with a mission to make a difference in the lives of the needy, Vidyaranya has served thousands in its operational areas of Bengaluru Urban, Hassan, and Ramanagar Districts.


Vidyaranya mainly aims to ensure the general well-being of the elderly, empower women, children and young girls, and educate and engage children with special needs. Additionally, we have also implemented several development projects to raise awareness about socio-economic, ecology, education, health, and the environment.


Vidyaranya strives to extend its network and deliver development programmes, to promote balanced social advancement.


Renowned Awards and Recognition include:

  • Best Service Providers for Differently-Abled Children – Karnataka State Award.

  • Best NGO Award for Excellence Service to the Community by Rotary Club Bangalore.

  • Recognition for Social Service to Humanity – Buddha Shanthi Award.

  • Sadbhavana Seva Award by Akhila Karnataka Sadbhavana Association.

  • Certificate of Appreciation for Social Services to the Differently Abled by Christ University.

  • Accreditation for desirable norms by Credibility Alliance, New Delhi

  • Registered in CSR HUB of Tata Institute of Social Science (TISS), Mumbai.



All men, women, and children should have the chance and the freedom to improve their potential and well-being since everyone has the fundamental right to dignity and self-determination.

Principles Of Working

The majority of Vidyaranya's efforts are directed at assisting underprivileged groups in society. Our approach focuses on empowering the recipients in all facets of their lives.

Geographical Area Covered

Vidyaranya operates in Bangalore Urban, Ramanagar, and Hassan Districts.

Vidyaranya Centers

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