The table below provides brief details of the various medical camps held during the Navratri event in 2012, very well co-ordinated by Respected Dr. Bharat Gadhvi under the guidance of Pujya Bhaishri. There were two types of camps held: one was through Sandipani Vidyaniketan and the other through Lions Hospital. The chief sponsor for all the camps were the family of Sanjaybhai Kordiya.


Type Of Camp
Dates Held (2012)
Participating Doctors
Number Of Patients Examined
Further Comments
Camp for the mentally handicapped
Sandipani Vidyaniketan
18th – 21st October
Aashishbhai Raav and his team
70 patients out of which 49 were provided further aids.
No. of patients and aids provided:
19 – callipers
6 – braces
7 – ankle foot orthosis
11- below knee leg
2 – below elbow hand
1 – above elbow hand
3 – tricycle
Dental Camp
Sandipani Vidyaniketan
16th – 24th October
Shrimati Sarojben Joshi, Dr. Dharam Popat and Dr. Dilip Bhupta
425 extractions.
Interventions on giving up addictions were also provided.
Sandipani Vidyaniketan
17th – 21st October
Kaushikbhai Parekh and team
Sandipani Vidyaniketan
18th October
Dr. Dave and his team
31 cataract surgeries performed
Medicines Dispensary
Sandipani Vidyaniketan
15th – 24th October
Dr. R. H. Kudla
16 emergency patients were also visited staying within Sandipani campus
Lions Hospital
20th October
Dr. Shyambhai Sheth, Shrimati Sonalben Sheth, Manishbhai Jain
6 patients were provided surgery dates in Ahmedabad for free including accommodation whilst they recover with one family member
Lions Hospital
20th October
Shri Jayeshbhai Dobariya
Free follow up has been offered for a year. This camp was sponsored by Shri Bajranglal Taparia
Lions Hospital
20th October
Dr. Vivekbhai Arya, Shrimati Sangeeta Mehta (dietitian)
Healthy eating advice to Diabetics was provided by Shrimati Sangeeta Mehta. Shri Darshnaben Kapadia (USA) voluntarily tested blood glucose of 42 patients with her own glucometer.
Lions Hospital
20th October
Dr. Vivekbhai Joshi
Free follow up has been offered for a year.
Lions Hospital
21st October
Dr. Anilbhai Jain and the team from Saal Hospital of Ahmedabad
65 patients examined with 2D echo and 15 with AngioDefender. Free follow up was offered.
Lions Hospital
21st October
Dr. Nandlal K. Maanseta
Advice on giving up addiction was provided. Any surgeries and follow ups are provided free of charge for a year in Ahmedabad.
Lions Hospital
21st October
Dr. Ilaben N. Maanseta


Special thanks to Takshashilaben Kapadia, Sarojben Joshi and Shrimati Champaben Sureshbhai Rathod for their voluntary service during these medical camps every year.
The cost of the entire camp for 2582 patients was Rs. 2,757,024.
Our hearty thanks to all the people involved in these medical camps including the Rishikumars of Sandipani.

Jai Shri Krishna



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