Bhaktivedanta Gurukula and International School (BGIS), an educational unit of ISKCON, to empower the youth in rural areas including those from underprivileged section of the society to be endowed with practical skills to enable them to be productive participants in the development of our country.
BGIS is a residential school situated in Vrindavana and is affiliated to ICSE board and provides holistic education to students with a strength of 300 students at present. Upto 30% of students from rural backgrounds in BPL/OBC/SC/ST category are given free education through various scholarship programs.
The project is headed by Dr. Lila Purshottam Das, Prof IIT Kanpur and many professionals are involved in the project.
Animation and Digital Arts
Food Processing (homemade pickles, spices etcs.
Green Energy Technology (maintenance & installation of solar systems, biomass units etc.
Home Science (cooking, sanitation etc.
Horticulture and Natural Farming(including bio-fertilisers)
IT Services like DTP, e-commerce, e-health etc.
Nursing and Healthcare(bio-medicines, phisiotherapy etc.)
Repairing of Domestic Appliances
Sales and Marketing
Sewing and Tailoring
Tourism and Hospitality
An Educational Activity by ISKCON