Shree Prajapati Vidhyarthi Ashram
Prajapati Vidhyarthi Ashram
Nagar, Bilimora - 396 321.
From the Publisher
are pleased to put this short summary of the activity done by Shree Prajapati
Vidhyarthi Ashram, Bilimora, every year with the help of samajo people and
blessing of almighty God.
of Ladies Association
association was established in 1994. The association has advanced by leaps and
bounds in the activities in social and cultural aspects. It is evident that
given a chance, we can awake the active capacity of women. It is necessary that
women of other caste go ahead with the women of other developing caste in this
Spirit of Social work in women
This fund is
in effect with the objective to help the helpless women, especially widows, in
economic terms. In this the substantial amount of donation is obtained with the
help of social workers. From this women are helped and we request to the large
hearted gentlemen and ladies to donate considerate amount in this fund and help
the helpless of the society and get their blessings. This is also a new step of
The Government Help to Widows
association has nicely acted in giving benefit to ladies of caste under widow
pension family help scheme of the Government.
Educational Activities : The
Central Objective of Ashram :
facility is provided to the students coming from far flung villages, for the
student in I. T. I., Bilimora. Of course the number of such student is too less,
if it increases than the mess facility will also be provided.
Vidhyadan Project Fund
This fund is
established by the amount donated by education-loving people of society with the
objective that the students who are luminous but poor should not be remained far
from higher studies. The education loving people of the society are requested to
donate whole heartedly in this fund.
Note Books for Less Prices
The note books
are distributed for reasonably less price since five years by Shree Prajapati
Ladies Association, Bilimora. To help students in their study expenses, the
scheme of scholarship & loans are also under consideration. This, the Ashram
is being operated only by keeping in mind the goodness of the students.
Religious Preaching’s : The
Driving Force Of The Association :
organizes religious preaching for the people of Bilimora & around. The
programs like these are necessary for strengthening the association of the
society, for developing relations & sustaining them. The income from these
programs are used in other activities of the association.
Various Activities Run By The
Association : Social & Cultural Field :
- Organization of religious preaching, cultural
activities & Funfairs by Prajapati Ladies Associations.
- Facility of hall for marriages & social occasions
at lower rates for the people of Prajapati Society.
- Organization of Sports & Tours.
- Marriage Bureau.
- Every year group marriages.
Education Field :
- Boarding facility for students.
- Distribution of Notebooks at less prices for students
by Shree Prajapati Ladies Association, Bilimora.
- Financial help for higher studies to the bright
students of poor families.
- Computer education at less prices to every person of
society, free education to children in the age group of 5 to 15 years by
Shree Prajapati Education Foundation, Devi L. D. Intwala Computer Centre,
- Operation fo Shree Prajapati Education Foundation.
Public Life Field
- Office of all Gujarat Prajapati Association, Navsari
- To guide about benefit given by the government to the
- Awareness about Co-Operating the person taking part in
- Free statutory advice to the needy (Shri Arvindbhai G.
Mehta – Advocate)
- Karate classes (Shri Dharmendra Mistry, Shri Sanjay
Economic / Financial Field
- Financial help to helpless old women and to widows.
- Cash, Loan and loan for two wheeler vehicle for making
the members self reliant and making them help each other in financial
matters and thus developing their working by Kumbhkar Co-Operative Savings
and Credit Society Limited.
committee is pointed for the construction of building of this institution. The
members of the committee have under taken the work of making new plan and
obtaining permission from the government or corporation.
lacking a Prajapati Hall for marriage. The Prajapati Hall is being run in the
building of Ashram. Equipped with all necessary things since 4 years. The hall
does not have its own building therefore the income from the rent of the hall is
in corporate in the fund for the building. From this, some amount is used for
buying necessary utilities. From this the students of the caste are also helped
if need be.
The people of
other castes also take advantage of this hall. The rent taken from the our caste
is half what is taken from other castes. Marriages are organized every year in
the building of the Ashram.
The people of
caste have given invaluable support in development of the hall. We thank the
people of caste for their financial and material help, in the shopping of
necessary utensils and other things. There is a long way to go in development of
the hall. We request the gentlemen to help whole heartedly and co-operate in the
development of the hall.
institution of Shree Prajapati Vidhyarthi Ashram, Bilimora. It has completed 52
years and has entered in 53rd years. After the establishment of this
institution, students were coming from Bilimora and from the villages around.
But since last decade the situation is improved and Schools and Colleges are
opened everywhere therefore the number of students reduce since 1990 and thus
though of making a hall from the Ashram was considered currently the people of
caste are taking benefit of hall on the occasion of marriage and others.
of the society have studied in the building of Ashram and made their carrier
during 1950 to 1990. During this period approximately 800 students have been
benefited from this institution. These former students need to help the
institution. The condition of the building is worsened. It is pity that we had
sent invitations & communicated by letters with the former students who have
made their carriers with the help of this Ashram, very few of them have tried to
contact this institution. At this stage after reading this request the Ashram
expects obligation from the students & people of caste, in the country and
If we see
back, the word “GURUKUL” was used in place of “ASHRAM”. The students
studied their. Those who are benefited from Ashram should be eager for the
renewal of Ashram. Our ancestors have sustained the Ashram regardless of many
difficulties. Keeping these things in mind we should not miss the chance to
serve the Ashram by all meals. The members of the association have ventured for
making the base of the association stronger and making the new building as their
obligation. We except your co-operation in materializing this venture.
association has completed 50 years & has celebrated GOLDEN JUIBLEE &
credited the former presidents & ministers by Shawl. The association needs
work loving & innovative volunteers.
History of Ashram
- The first meeting of constitution committee was held
on 19-03-1950, in the leadership of Shri Dalabhai Morarji Mistry of Degam at
Somnath Mahadev Mandir, Bilimora for the consideration of construction of
Shree Prajapati Vidhyarthi Ashram, Bilimora. In that meeting the leaders
from caste of every village of old Surat district were present. Shri Rambhai
Kasanji Minister of Transval Degam Prankit Prajapati Association-Nirobi
branch had put a hope for the construction of Ashram. Also the society had
promised to help & co-operate for the maintenance of the Ashram. Shri
Govindbhai Kunwarji Mehta had informed the meeting why to established &
Ashram in Bilimora. In that meeting nearly 22 bills regarding the
construction of Ashram. According to bill no 13 in 1950 Rs. 18,000/- was
obtained from Shree Transwal Degam Prantik Prajapati Association for the
building fund, which was informed in 2nd meeting. The 2nd
meeting was meet on 26-08-1950 at the home of Shri Bhanabhai Durlabhbhai
Intwala, inwhich Shri Vallabhbhai Rambhai Mistry (Kapadia) was informed to
create the construction of the Ashram, to create the trust & to point
for the same.
3rd meeting was held on 28-01-1951 in the bungalow of Shri Lallubhai
Dahyabhai Intwala. In that meeting, since president Shri Vallabhbhai Jivanji
Mistry was going abroad, his resignation was accepted & Shri Durlabhbhai
Lalbhai Mistry was made new president. In that meeting Shri Durlabhbhai Lalbhai
Mistry, Bilimorawala had also promise to give students the 6 rooms beneath the
chawl of his home at Bili Road.
- On Savant 2007, Fagun Sud 9, 17-03-1951, at Shri
Govindbhai Kunvarji Mehta, Bhatha Road, Desra, the first annual gathering
was held in which Govindbhai had donated Rs. 501/- each in the name of his
opening of new building of Ashram was done on Savant 2010, Magasar Sud 7,
Sunday, 13-12-1953, by Karsanji J. Singadia of Rhodasia (Currently in Mumbai).
After that every year 40-50 students were admitted in Ashram. Till date around
750-800 students have been in this Ashram & brighten their carrier &
captured government & non-government designation.
- Shree Prajapati Ladies Association, Bilimora was
established in 1996-97. Its activities include help to helpless old women,
distribution of notebooks at less rates for the students of the caste,
guiding the old women in obtaining pension from the government,
Organizations of Funfair, Organizing preaching & Organizing cultural
- Kumbhkar Co-Operative Sevings & Credit Society was
established in 1994-95 which has completed 8th years & has
entered in the 9th year. Through this institution the loan is
provided to the poor & meddle class of the society. This loan is given
from the capital deposits & recurring deposits of the people of society.
Till date overdraft or loan is not taken from government or bank, although
from the start of the society, till 31-03-2002, people of 13,000 caste were
given loans of Rs. 1,49,82,100/- & was used in social relational,
construction, business, aspects.
- In 2002, the current workers of Ashram [Shri Dr.
Chimanbhai Devjibhai Lad (Degam, currently U. S.) president Shri Natwarlal
Gokaldas Intwala] had credited the former presidents & ministers of the
Ashram by giving a shawl as souvenir. In that gathering people were present
in large number which indicates a good advantage.
- Currently condition of the building is worsened by heavy
rains & earth quakes. So, the workers of the association are induced
to make a new one. You are also requested to donate whole heartedly in the
construction of this cultural building. The donation are started to come
& Shri Jekishanbhai M. Lad (Selvas) had donated Rs. 25,000/-, One
gentleman has donated Rs. 51,000/- & alike. You
are also requested to donate your amount in cash or by cheque in favour of
New building project, Shree Prajapati Vidhyarthi Ashram, Bilimora.
Kumbhkar Co-operative Savings
and Credit Society Limited, Bilimora
society is operating in the building of Ashram since 9th years &
is entering in the 10th year. Every year in general meeting is held
in which its report is presented & the members are given a booklet of annual
report. From that a glimpse of development the society had & the benefit to
the caste by the society can been seen. the condition of society 31-03-2003 is
- Total number of members at the end of
- Membership Share Fund
- Compulsory Savings Deposit
- Membership Capital Deposit (FD)
- Recurring Deposit
- Liability amount of Loan
- Total amount of Loan from the start of
Association upto 1,73,55,100.00
- The number of people taking loan in
- The total number of people who have
taken loan till date
- Since 8th years society
obtained “A” class in audit Valsad District Association has declared the
society as victor for the good work for the years 1999-2000 & 2000-2001
& has given shield & Certificate.
- Since, 8th years members are
given valets, calendars, Mahaprasad annually & this year in 2002-2003
they are given Silver Coins.
- Shri Arvindbhai G. Mehta was serving as a
president of society since 9 years. In his time society has a nice
advancement & has obtained two awards also. He was credited by various
institution with flowers & momento in the 9th general meeting
on 22-06-2003. He thanked all the members whole heartily.
- Shri Chhaganbhai R. Mistry is serving as
a Manager of the society since its inception.
the end in the said various activities, whatever success is harvested, you all
are its creditors. The responsibility of short comings in this is on the head of
hope your warm co-operation in coming year.
PRAJAPATI VIDHYARTHI ASHRAM
PROFIT & LOSS FOR YEAR ENDED 31-03-2003
X P E N S E
I N C O M E
EXPENSE A/C. :
ASHRAM HALL RENT
DAN YOJANA NO.2
DEVLOPMENT & REPAIRING EXPS
INTEREST ON F.D.
LOCAL PCO INCOME
NEW YEAR BHET
ELECTRIC POWER EXPS.
MEETING CELEBRATION EXPS.
PHOTO FEMING EXPENSES
RATE & TAXES
STATIONERY & PRINTING EXPS.
VIDHYARTHI SAHAYAK EXPS.
VRUDHDHA SAHAYAK EXPS.
PROFIT CARRIED TO CAP. A/c.
E X P E N S E
I N C O M E
000118 PROFIT & LOSS A/C.
SHEET AS ON 31.03.2003
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S S E T S
S. M. DESAI & Co.
EXCISE SERVICE TAX
AJIVAN MEMBERSHIP FUND
BUILDING DEPRECIATION FU
NIRADHAR VRUDHDHA SAHAYAK FU
SAMUH LAGNA FUND
TANKS DEPRECIATION FUND
U.B.I. FIXED DEPOSITE
VASTU DAN FUND
U.B.I. AJIVAN MEMBER-
VIDYA SAHAYAK FUND
U.B.I.STHAI FUNDS BILIMORA
VIDHYA SAHAYAK FUND
PRAJAPATI MAHILA MANDAL
WADI DEPOSIT A/C.
& EXPENDITURE A/C.
GEB MOTOR DEPOSIT
PROFIT & LOSS A/C.
TELE. AD. RENT DEPO
& BANK A/C.
BANK OF BARODA
CASH ON HAND
U.B.I. S/B A/C. 2828
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