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Udham Singh Shaheed Book Launch Event at Polo Cafe

We, at Nihal Foundation, in collaboration with One Panjab (Art Council), organised a book launch event at Polo Cafe. It was a small gathering of our esteemed members and supporters. Prof. Sarab Nihal Singh Nagra, Mr. Pankaj Rakesh and Mrs. Balwinder Kaur were the key speakers of the event. 

On 25th February 2023 at Polo Café Gurgaon, One Panjab and Nihal Foundation Press organized the fourth event of talk on Bhai Veer Singh & Allah Bakhsh and book launch on Shaheed Udham Singh published by Nihal Foundation Press (Gurgaon | U.K. | Lahore) and Dr. Asif Raza from Pakistan has translated the book in Shahmukhi script. Talk and Book launch event was sponsored and hosted by Polo Café with logistics support and technology sponsorship from Nihal Foundation Press.

Prof Nagra (Editorial Director, Nihal Foundation Press) shared his experiences learning Shahmukhi which was inspired by his late Father – Sardar Nau Nihal Singh (who had come from kotnihal village near Gojra across Indo Pak border)Prof. Nagra also urged everyone to master both Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi scripts in order to develop the bridge across borders and foster love and peace through understanding of culture. The inauguration of Nihal Foundation Press was announced, and its first book UDHAM SINGH SHAHEED was launched. Book was written by Mr. Rakesh Kumar and translated into Shahmukhi by Mr. Asif Raza.

Dr. Balwinder Khurana, a veteran writer and popular poet sang a poem related to Shaheed Udham Singh and narrated the biography of Bhai Veer Singh who was an eminent Sikh writer and intellectual. Dr Khurana sang different phrases depicting the life of Shaheed Udham Singh and explained how his teachings have impacted lives in the current era.

Mr. Pankaj Rakesh, An Independent Filmmaker, Photographer & Media Educator and right now is a professor in university. He described us in very well-mannered about Allah Bakhsh and who was a Pakistani painter and calligrapher and was actively involved in aesthetics and classical landscape paintings throughout his life. Allah Bakhsh made very beautiful landscape paintings of Lord Krishna, despite of being a Muslim. He produced his work in British India before partition and in Pakistan after split of Indian subcontinent. Most of his work revolves around traditional tales of Persian and Hindu mythology. He also depicted rural life, particularly culture of Punjab, Pakistan in his paintings. Mr. Pankaj showed us most of the paintings of Allah bakhsh and described to us the hidden concept and beauty of paintings.

Adoption of Free Primary School in Sector 56 & 57, Gurgaon 

We, at Nihal Foundation, in collaboration with Polo Café and Eden Polo Club has adopted Jyeshtha Primary Free School in sector 56 and sector 57. The school has 95 kids studying in 2 shifts. Nihal Foundation will also provide the school with necessary resources and materials to ensure a positive learning environment. The team from Polo Café and Eden Polo Club are excited to be part of this initiative and are looking forward to making a positive impact on the children’s lives.

Every month since December 2022, cake cutting and distributed is organised by Nihal Foundation, in this School. This activity gives the children a sense of belonging and they feel happy as they are recognized by Nihal Foundation as little angels. 

Adoption of Free Primary School in Sector 56 & 57, Gurgaon 

We, at Nihal Foundation, in collaboration with Polo Café and Eden Polo Club distributed blankets at Jyeshtha Primary Free School in sector 56 and sector 57.  We distributed 40 blankets to the children and all of the children were very happy to receive the gift of warmth from Nihal Foundation.

Laptop donation in adopted school

We are pleased to announce that our organization has donated a laptop to an adopted school in the local area. Our goal is to provide the students of the school with the resources they need to be successful in their studies and to develop the skills necessary for a successful career. With the laptop, students will be able to access online resources and educational materials, which can be invaluable for their educational development.

We are proud to be able to provide this resource to the students and we are confident that the donation will make a positive difference in their lives. We look forward to seeing the positive results of the donation in the near future.

Prasad distribution and Cake cutting for children 

Nihal Foundation, in collaboration with Polo Cafe and Eden Polo Club brought cake for the children of Jyeshtha Primary Free School. The cake cutting is a time for the children to make a wish for the coming year and to express their gratitude for the good things in life. The Prasad distribution is also a way to thank God for the blessings and happiness that come with the festive season. We pray for the children's health and well-being, and the children often make a wish for their future. It is a time of joy and celebration that is shared by all.

Protein Distribution Day 

In a fight against malnutrition Nihal Foundation started the weekly distribution of raw protein which includes Channa, Soya Bean, and Moong Dal to children within a 10 km radius from its office in Sikanderpur, Gurugram. These are basically for children between 2 to 10 years of age, whose parents work tirelessly to construct the sky scrapers in Gurugram.

This is a weekly distribution in which anyone can take part. You can drop protein to our foundation office, or you are welcome to provide children the protein which you have bought for them.

Event Date: Every Saturday

Promoting Ethics and Values on Valentine Day 

Valentine week is celebrated throughout the world focusing on sensuous love, but Nihal foundation is adding new meaning to this week by coming up with the new meaning of valentine that is not confined in the boundaries of sensuous love rather it is found in the values of universal love, supreme sacrifice and human values.

To sensitize the budding generation Nihal Foundation has organised certain events and competition based on supreme sacrifice . Nihal Foundation will primarily focus to create indelible imprint of supreme human values to gift the India with value-conscious generation. Winners will be blessed with the token of encouragement in the form of medals, trophies and certificates.

Event Date: 23-Feb-2016

Clothes and Toys Donation

We just throw away our old clothes and toys, just because they become a little bit outdated for us or our taste keeps on changing. It is also seen several times that people just throw them at some corner of their house to gather dust and leave them to occupy space in your house. Instead of all this, we should think that these old clothes could help somebody in need. This way we also contribute in making their life more colourful, joyful and full of brightness.

Nihal Foundation accepts toys and old clothes (in good condition) and distribute them to poor children who are in need of these items. We have distributed clothes and toys for last 7 to 8 years and never have seen the needy people complaint about the clothes. They always welcome this gesture of our foundation, and we are always grateful to our generous donors for the same.

Event Date: Once a Month

Book Donation Event

The purpose of this event is to provide children of Nihal Foundation clusters basic education books for their intellectual nourishment and growth. We hope that this initiative will bring a core change in our area as far as the intellectual developments of the construction labours children. knowledge is the only way that can light up their future.

Event Date: Once Every Two Months

Painting Competition

Painting can help your children communicate their emotions or feelings. Through the use of different colours, they can express themselves without the use of words. Painting allows children an educational opportunity that is also fun and exciting. Painting aids children acquire hand-eye coordination, an important skill in their age. This is developed while they learn to paint the parts that they see; making sure their hand movement is at par with their vision. Painting aids your child develop mobility skills. Their hand muscles are being used, which allows them a scope to develop both mentally and physically. Painting helps children acquire skills on how to focus on trivial details, painting on a canvas or a piece of paper requires varied painting skills.

Event Date: Once Every Two Months

Medical Check-up Camp

Health checks are usually incorporated into routine medical care, but for underprivileged children these are a luxury that their parents can’t afford. Nihal Foundation felt the pain and looking at the health conditions of the children we decided to bring doctors to our clusters and get a basic health check-up done of the Nihal foundation kids.

Event Date: Once Every Five Months

Medical Check-up Camp

On the occasion on Christmas, Nihal Foundation organised a games and story-telling session for Nihal Foundation cluster kids. In this event, different stories about Christmas and other festivals were shared by our volunteers and kids were really excited to hear these stories. After story session, games were organised for the kids. This event filled the children with lots of joy and gave them a new perspective of life.

Event Date: 23rd December Every Year

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