1. To promote education and training to bring socio-economic change in Rural India.
  2. To encourage authors and publishers in furthering the education and training in relation to socio-economic changes in India.
  3. To participate in rural development programmes in India as prescribed by the Government of India under Section 35CC of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as are found to be charitable and not involving / carrying on of any activity for profit.
  4. To establish homes and shelters for handicapped, both physical and mental and destitute.
  5. To grant lump sum grants or recurring grants in furtherance of the above subject.
  6. The Trust shall mainly engage in and carry out and/or associate itself solely or in association with other group/groups for carrying out rural development programmes as approved by the prescribed authorities under the Income Tax Act and as may be provided in the Income Tax Act hereafter.
  7. To apply science & technology in projects for prevention, early identification, training, education and rehabilitation of the children/families/persons with physical handicap or mentally retarded.
  8. To take up scientific research and rural development and application of science and technology in dairy, poultry, horticulture, sericulture and apiculture, grass and fodder cultivation, breeding of milching animals cottage / mini / small scale / medium scale industries, any suitable energy resources, water conservation and technology in fisheries, service industries.

The institute has spread in a campus of 5 acres of land and buildings. The institute is well equipped with the following infrastructure :

  • Training Class rooms with spacious dormitory facility.
  • Sophisticated canteen to provide hygienic food to the participants.
  • Dairy farm with 30 cows with a procurement of 200 liters of milk every day.
  • Agriculture and Horticulture farm with a separate fodder farm and decorative plant unit.
  • Tailoring unit consisting of 20 tailoring machines. This unit also takes up work orders from hospitals and general public apart from giving advanced training in tailoring and embroidery regularly.
  • Solar Cell / Solar Museum and Solar Facilitation Centre.
  • Library and Documentation Centre.

As a Branch campus of the Manipal University, the extension wing of the University- Centre for Rural studies is housed in the BVT’s campus and working closely with BVT.
Synergy and support with excellent faculty / Resource persons’ from reputed institutions like, Manipal University, Syndicate Bank, SIRD/ SIBM, Karnataka Milk Federation (KMF), Agriculture Research Centre, Brahmavar, Govt., Zilla Panchayats and other line departments of local Govt., who have in-depth knowledge and experience in the areas of Agriculture, Horticulture, Medicine, Rural Development, Animal Husbandry, Small and Cottage Industries and other self employment, etc.
These facilities are established for rendering training, conducting seminars, camps, workshops, research in relevant activities necessary for implementing the rural development projects and the operational areas of the Trust.


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