(Cultural, Educational, Linguistic, Environmental Centre Foundation)
CELECT Foundation is a charitable trust founded by the young dynamic spiritual leader Shri Maruthi Guruji, the Dharmadhikari of Shri Veeranjaneya Kshethra Bangaramakki, Gerasoppa, and Uttara Kannada District creating an institutional structure for continuously carrying on the various philanthropic activities started and being run by him along with his followers.
Patronization and Promotion Art and Culture.
i) Malenada Uthsava
It started as a biennial festival in 2008 has so far staged more than hundred art forms involving more than six thousand artists both men and women.
ii) Promotion of rare forms of Art
Guruji himself is travelling widely to spot the lost forms of Art or the Art Forms on the verge of extinction and has brought 20 such Art forms to the lime light staging them during ‘Malenada Uthsava’.
Shri Kshethra is continuously engaged in revival of the extinct art forms by motivating younger generation to learn and arranging for their training. Kshetra has even given financial help to the poor people who cannot afford.
iii) Yaksha Pournime
Yaksha Pournime is a fortnight long Yakshagana festival held during the Shukla Pakasha of Ashwija Month beginning from the first day of the Navarathri and ending on the Pournime (Full moon day)
iv)Training in performing Arts
A monthly spiritual magazine being publish for last eight years.
A selected writings of Shri Guruji in his exclusive column sachintane in hemapura is compiled and brought out in a book form under the title “Daarshanika Sachchinthane”
‘Samskruthi Kumbha’, the Malenada Uthsava
Is a world cultural meet or global festival of culture. It will be a holistic festival of the pluralistic culture of the human race of the world during which the people of diverse ethnic groups and communities hailing from the different regions of the country and the world. This year Samskruthi Kumbha will be celebrated at the world level.
It’s also running a vocational training centre which has so far trained many youths, in trades like soap and detergent production, driving, basic computer skills, marketing, banking, tailoring, etc.
Facilities for conferences, conventions, Training Camps
The Kshethra has a big convention hall with a big stage for holding conferences, conventions and discourses. The halls are given free along with, sound system, chairs etc to outside organizations for holding conventions or conferences of public interest subject to terms and conditions.
Health Care Services
Though the presence of the Kshetra in the health care sector is in initial stages the work being done is very significant from the point of views of its reach to the disadvantages section of the society living remote places.
The activities includes:
i) Health awareness campaign
Health Awareness camps/campaigns are organized so far on diseases like cancer has reached more than a lakh of people of the state. Campaigns are generally arranged during festivals of temple.
ii) Free Medical Checkup camps
Besides the doctors coming from different districts of Karnataka, doctors from Goa and Maharashtra are also offering their services in the camp.
iii) Free Ambulance Service
24×7 free Ambulance service is provided to the sick living in the remote places around Bangaramakki on call from a radius of 210 kilometers for carrying them to the nearly hospitals. More than. thousands person have already availed their benefit of the ambulance service.
iv) Free Medical Camps
v) Dental Camps
vi) Eye Camps
vii) Blood Group testing Camps