With the blessings of Bhagawan, the Sri Sathya Sai Mobile Medicare Project was launched in 2008. The primary object of the project has been that of improving the health by providing high quality primary and preventive healthcare.
The Project today has a fleet of 52 designer mobile clinics / dispensaries, fully furnished with state-of-the-art medical equipment and till 31st March 2016, over 38,00,000 patients from the states of Maharashtra & Goa have been treated, at their doorsteps, totally free of cost.
52 Medical vans operate in the villages of Maharashtra not only with the objective of primary healthcare but also impart value classes in the form of Balvikas to children. Elders are also educated on the ill effects of vices such as ‐ drinking, smoking and chewing tobacco
Approximately 39 million patients have been treated (since 2008) in 27 districts of Maharashtra & Goa covering 95 villages / slums covered by vans and additionally 450 padas, tandas, gatgram panchayats. In the FY 2015‐16, (5 lakh) people were treated at the door step through these mobile medical vans.
The SSS Wellness centre at Dharmakshetra was inaugurated on 5 th April, 2015.
Bhagwan has said " Man should understand that he is not merely the body, but the combination of body, mind and spirits" The prime objective of SSS Wellness centre is to promote holistic wellness of mankind. The objective of Wellness is being accomplished through yoga, motivational study circles, meditation, counselling and music therapy.
As on 2016, Wellness centre has benefited 200 people in improving their quality of Life.
The Sri Sathya Sai Trust, Maharashtra alongwith the whole-hearted support from HDFC bank had taken up the responsibility to cater at the doorstep of 1200 villagers across 7 villages cool, drinking water.The project was successfully completed in the year April 2004.
Village Doodhani at the foothills of Matheran where the Sri Sathya Sai Seva Orgnisation, Maharashtra had undertaken a water project to benefit a population of over 1200 people . Back in the year 2002, water was scarce and the womenfolk would take 4 hours to and fro for water. There are 40 villages surrounding this village and due to this any positive development in this area would have a positive impact on the neighbouring areas as well.
November 2003 had indeed brought cheer to the faces of inhabitants of 4 villages of Tarpatti, Kombaltekdi, Maldunge and Satyechiwadi situated about 20km from New Mumbai as piped drinking water reached at their door step. The youth wing of Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Maharashtra with a view to alleviate the suffering of the villagers, took initiatives to provide these villagers with piped water. This project has benefitted more than 1000 people in the villages of Tarpatti, Kombaltekdi, Maldunge and Satyechiwadi.
Until February 2011, Kondiachawadi, a village near Karjat was a village without any water resource. However the villagers witnessed a very special gift of “Water” from Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Maharashtra & Goa.The project was a joint effort with the corporate house of Mahindra & Mahindra Tractor Division and was completed in a remarkable time span of 10 months benefitting close to 215 villagers.
Palasdhare a village close to Karjat, Maharashtra, which has approx 1800 tribals living lacked the drinking water and trudge and had to go 2 km to fetch water. In the year 2007, Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Maharashtra & Goa took up the initiative and installed a pump, uptake pipes to the top of the hill, build an overhead storage tank on the hillock which not only brought drinking water at their doorsteps but also adopted the village and is still providing monthly visits and conducting Narayan Seva, Medical camps and inculcating human values.
In the year 2009, out of the 353 sub-districts, 221 had been declared as drought-hit and scarcity-hit in the state of Maharashtra
A Research and Training Center for Rural Development based Agriculture and Biotechnology
This center provides free ‘30 day’ courses to young unemployed rural farmers.
The project aims to reverse the trend of rural youth turning increasingly to cities in search of employment by equipping them with self - employment initiatives.
As of March 2014,over 935 farmers from remote corners of Maharashtra have been trained in 49 batches.
Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba envisaged the self sufficieny of the villages in India and thus the SSSVIP was conceptualised.
After the initial adoption of the village, the ‘7 Care Model includes-Individual Care, Educare, Medicare, Sociocare, Spiritual Care, Econocare and Agricare’.
The common programme adopted in 2009 to define a ‘model village’ includes - providing sanitation facilities, community centre[Gramin Seva Kendra], vocational training for youth, Bal Vikas for children and Mother & Child Care for women. Close to 61 villages are adopted under the SSSVIP
The Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation India (SSSSO India) - from Prasanthi Nilayam, Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh announced the launch of their nationwide cleanliness programme called “Swachata Se Divyata Tak” on the eve of Gandhi Jayanthi, i.e. 2nd October, 2016 in Mumbai which concluded on the “Avatar Declaration Day” i.e. on 20th October, 2016.
This initiative had been undertaken in order to promote cleanliness across the country. On the same guidelines the drive was conducted across various towns, villages and metro cities of Maharashtra & Goa.
A Total of 29024 Sathya Sai Seva volunteers participated in this magnum opus across the state of Maharashtra & Goa.