Other Charitable Activities

Renovation of Ancient Temples

M. P. Birla Foundation is taking up the task of renovation and repairs of ancient Indian temples in different parts of the country. A number of temples in South India have been renovated, in association with Shri D. Veerendra Heggade of Dharamsthala.

Donation for Charitable purposes

Various charitable trusts, regularly provide contributions, donations and assistance. The M. P. Birla Seminar Hall of the National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research at Dhavaltirtha, Shravanbelagola (Karnataka), the M. P. Birla Auditorium of Rajasthan Bhavan at Chandigarh, M. P. Birla Outpatients' Block of the Lions Eye Hospital at Bhadravati and the Community Hall at Shimoga are but a few examples of the charitable activities undertaken.

Mass Marriages

The R.D. Birla Kalyan Nidhi Trust, set up in 1990, provides funds every year for conducting mass marriages at Dharmasthala in Karnataka through Mr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari. It also contributes and supports the marriage of daughters of other poor and needy persons.

Rest House for Pilgrims at Joshimath

The Seva Nidhi Trust, provides clean accommodation at subsidised rates to pilgrims going to and coming from the holy shrine of Badrinath - Kedarnath at its Rest House at Joshimath in the Garhwal region of Uttar Pradesh.