Bhuj Samaj Time Line

Bhuj Samaj Time Line

  • 1965Establishment of Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Samaj - Bhuj and constitution drafted.
  • 1966Meeting held to discuss the acquisition of land.
  • 1967Acquisition of 2.32 acres plot of land where the Sanskardham stands today.
  • 1970The first building of Bhuj Samaj built.
  • 1972Establishment of Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Yuvak Sangh - Bhuj.
  • 1973Start of Diwali gatherings and honouring bright students by SKLP Yuvak Sangh.
  • 1975Kutchi Leva Patel Sandesh (a quarterly magazine) launched.
  • 1975Samaj held public agitation against injustice which heightened public perception.
  • 1981-87Creating awareness of empowerment of community, helping polio immunization and disbursement of financial grants for education.
  • 1981The first world conference of members of Kanbi community and the first fund raising.
  • 1987Creating awareness on need of education for girls by visiting hinterland villages.
  • 1988Establishment of Kanya Sanskardham.
  • 1990Silver Jubilee of inception of Bhuj Samaj.
  • 1992Establishment of Leva Patel Kanya Vidhyamandir.
  • 1992Trip to Kenya to elicit funds, Honouring donors and volunteers for help in establishment of Sanskardham.
  • 1993Start of mass weddings. 1020 couples have been married till 2015 at such weddings.
  • 1997Allocation of land on Bhuj - Mundra Highway.
  • 1997Trip to Gulf states and Seychelles to elicit funds.
  • 1998Foundations of MMPJ Hospital & Research Centre.
    • Foundations Matushree R. D. Varsani boys' school.
    • Foundations Matushree Dhanbai Gangji Bhudia memorial Hall.
    • Foundations Laxmanbhai Bhimji Chhatralay; inauguration of main office complex of Bhuj Samaj.
  • 2000Inauguration of MMPJ Hospital & Research Centre.
  • 2001Devastating Earthquake struck Kutch, inflicting damage to properties of Bhuj Samaj.
  • 2004A new wing Kumar Chhatralay named Matushree Kunverbai Karsan Ruda Halai .
  • 2004Inauguration of R. D. Varsani boys' school, Lalji Ruda Sports complex. Unveiling of statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Start of eye department and a new operation theatre at MMPJ Hospital.
  • 2007Assisted Baladia Sarvodal to organise a medical camp at Baladia. Setting the stage to organise many more such free medical camps.
  • 2010Bhuj Samaj assisted Swaminarayan Mandir Bhuj to organise 7 Mega medical Camps; Thereby helped treat 36,000 patients.
  • 2010Establishment of Shree Kutchi Leva Patel Nursing Institute.
  • 2012Start of upper primary (std. 5 upwards) section within R.D. Varsani School.
  • 2013Silver jubilee of Kanya Sanskardham.
  • 2015Golden jubilee of Bhuj Samaj.
  • 2015Release of documentary on struggles and achievements of Kanbi community.
  • 2018Start of lower primary (std. 1 to 4) section for boys and girls.
  • 2018Decided to celebrate silver jubilee of establishment of Kanya Vidhyamandir.