Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Admissions to Omashram Old Age Home


May 27, 2009



The 3rd Unit of Omashram old Age Home at, Vijaya Bank Layout, Belikahally is now fully ready for occupation. Two Units that are functioning have accommodated 20 resident elders. The new Unit will add another 15 more resident elders bringing the total number of residents at Omashram Old Age Home to 35 residents. Applications are now invited for new admissions

Omashram is a charitable trust (established in 2001) formed with the main objective of providing succour and care for the old. With this objective in mind the trust has established an old age home in a peaceful and quiet lacality that provides clean and hygienic boarding and lodging facilities with nursing care and medical attention. It’s a “Home Away from Home” with homely warmth and comforts. Senior citizens about the age of 60 – both male and female are admitted.

Facilities for Day-care and short-term are also available.

Admissions are now open.
For details contact:
Phone – 26581682/64530629 Mob-9845567663

Omashram Old Age Care,
#850, 11th Main Road,5 th A crosss,
Vijaya Bank Colony
Bilekahalli, (Behind IIM),
Bannerghatta Road,
Bangalore – 560 076.

Geeta Shankar,
Managing Trustee
Omashram Trust-Old Age Care
Ph; 9845567663
E mail-


Saturday, May 23, 2009

Happenings at Omashram 9.

From Rotary Club of Bangalore Koramangala a valuable gift.
10 Steel cots for the New 3rd Unit of Omashram.

Thank you Rotarions.

On the morning of May 22, Rtn M. Subramani, President, Rotary Club of Bangalore Koramangala (R.I. Dist. 3109) and Rtn. Manivannan, Treasurer dropped in at the new Unit of Omashram Old Age Home and presented 10 brand new steel cots, a much needed furniture item for the new Residents of Omashram. Rtn. Subramani had taken the trouble of visiting Omashram the previous week to ascertain the nature of donation.
Blessings from the Elders at Omashram.

Rtn. M. Subramani (left) and Rtn. Manivannan

Friday, May 22, 2009

Happenings at Omashram 8.

Thank you iPass Charity Group, for your timely aid.

iPass group of employees concerned for the Omashram Elders came forward to Omashram’s aid and dropped in personally with gifts for the new premises on Sunday, May 17, 2009 with many needed items for the New 3rd Unit of Omashram which is getting ready.

The items donated are as follows:
1. 2 Aquaguard Water Filters
2. 4 Sanyo Emergency Lights,

3. 6 Plastic Buckets & Mugs
4. 20 Steel Plates
5. 20 Steel Tumblers & Spoons
7. A hamper of variety of fruits for the Elders
8. And Rs. 3,500 direct credit to Omashram account for purchase of 10 mattresses for new cots.
Four out of eight members of the group could came personally. The members who came on the visit are:

Murali Chakravarthy, Sunitha Sampath, Sampath Prahalad and Bhaskar Ramaiah

The other four members of the Group are: Kalind Shah, Umashankar Kamath, Vadivel Subramaniyam and Sujith Varijakshan

Report by Mohan Pai, Founder & Trustee

Friday, May 15, 2009

Happenings at Omashram 7.

From Philips India Secrtaries’ Group
...with Love
Beaming resident receives the gift of an alarm clock

On May 8, 2009 members of the Pihlips India Secretaries’ Group, escorted by Ms. Aruna of NGO Fundraisers, visited Omashram Old Age Home, Bangalore and spent some warm and memorable moments with the elderly residents.
The Group gave a very useful personal gift to each of the twenty elderly residents of Omashram - A beautiful small alarm clock.
And for the new premises which is getting ready to accommodate 15 more elderly, they donated quite a few useful Items:
Donated Items

The Secretaries’ Group

1. 2 Computer Tables for Computers being installed for the Computer Training Centre for the elderly being shortly launched at the new premises.
2. 6 Plastic Chairs
3. 25 Bedsheets
4. 25 Hand Towels
5. 25 Bath Towels
6. 25 Pillow Covers.
Our grateful thanks to the Philips India Secretaries Group for the ‘concern’ & donations and to NGO Fundraisers for liaising.

Blessings from the Elders at Omashram

1.With the Elders & Staff 2.Aruna of NGFundraiser(Second from right)

1. Giving solace to the old 2.Young visitor with Ajji

1. Chat with a blind resident 2. Ajji is grateful for the kindness

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Happenings at Omashram 6.

The World’s Premier 10k Run for Charity

Kanteerava Stadium, Bangalore - May 31, 2009

Suresh Heblikar to run for
the elders at
Omashram Old Age Home.

The well-known actor, film director and environmentalist, Suresh Heblikar has come forward to help his favourite charity - Omashram Old Age Home.

Join Suresh Heblikar and run for a cause, run for the elders at Omashram Old Age Home.
This is an earnest appeal to all of you to come forward and provide meaningful support to your favourite charity - Omashram Old Age Home, Bangalore. Please get your family, friends and colleagues involved by requesting them to support your run.Yes, registrations for Running for a Sunfeast World 10K Run has started and registration forms are available in various out lets + online registration too is possible. Please note that the latest run registration related information will always be at Please visit there for more details.Registration charges are Rs 100/ 200/- depending on the category. And if you are running in Marathon for a cause and raising funds for a cause you believe in, it is Rs 300/-. And of course we know that you will be running for Omashram Elders. It’s just registration charge for running which goes to the organisers. Be it any cause, any organisation, please come ahead and register and show your concern for social world. Omashram Trust has been registered as a charity for this run. For updates on organisations registered and participating in run log on to

Thanks and looking forward for your valuable support to the Elders at Omashram Old Age Home.

Blessings from the Elders at Omashram.
For any help, please contact Mrs. Geeta Shankar, Managing Trustee, Omashram Trust. Phone: 9845567663

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Happenings at Omashram 5.

Omashram Old Age Home is happy to announce the opening of its 3rd Unit in Bangalore.

Happier still, because we will be able to look after 15 more distressed elderly.

The third unit of Omashram is now open for admission to persons above the age of 60 years.
The Unit is located in Vijaya Bank Layout, behind IIM, Bilekahalli, Bangalore 560 076. The house is located just one hundred metres from our Unit no.1. This unit will extend residential accommodation to additional 15 aged individuals bringing the total number of residents at Omashram Old Age Home to 35 persons.

The new unit is an independent unit with fully equipped kitchen facilities, and supporting staff including geriatric nurses, cooks and attendants.

The Board of Trustees of Omashram Trust gratefully acknowledges the support provided by NGO Fundraisers who have helped us considerably by raising funds for starting this new unit.

For admission, please contact:
Mrs. Geeta Shankar,
Managing Trustee,
Omashram Trust.
Phone: 91-9845567663