• What is the nature of the training programmes and research conducted at RMP?

    RMP conducts need-based training programmes, which are participative in nature. It provides modern accommodation facilities and seminar equipments. RMP conducts three types of research activities, which includes on the spot unbiased research and its publications. It awards fellowships to journalists. Lastly, it also awards residential fellowships to researchers.

  • Who conducts the training programmes at Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini?

    Prabodhini has empanelled about 70 resource persons from diverse backgrounds who are either academicians or management experts on social issues. All these persons are consulted before finalising any assignment. Since the most noteworthy aspect of HR strategy in Mhalgi Prabodhini is tailor-made and need-based training, every care is taken to alter the contents of a training programme to make it suitable to the needs of the participants. Besides, some members of our directorial staff also conduct certain training programmes.

  • What are the fees charged for the training programmes?

    Prabodhini believes that our training programmes should offer the best at the least possible price, since we also deal primarily with the NGOs that are known as non-profit making organisations. Hence, the fee structure is prepared in such a manner that any activist/social worker at the grassroots level, working for the downtrodden people, should be able to afford the same. Currently our charges are inclusive of food, accommodation and training fees. However, this fee structure is not applicable for those who do not belong to any NGO. The fee- structure is reviewed periodically. For corporate fee structure, please check out the RMP-KEC section.

  • Can any organisation avail the services of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini for their training programmes? Who can benefit from these programmes?

    Yes. Since the objective of Mhalgi Prabodhini is to empower activists and social workers, our resources and facilities are available to one and all that are working for the society. Moreover, people can approach RMP with their own ideas. Social activists, journalists, women's activists, students and environmental activists can benefit from these programmes. To avail of our training resources (designing and organising a training programme, arranging for resource persons, preparing study material and actually conducting the training) or training facilities (hiring our premises, equipments, etc) you can get in touch with: For Training Resources Ravindra Sathe, Executive Director Tel: + 91-22-2845 0101/2/3 Telefax: + 91-22-2845 0106 E-mail: ravis@rmponweb.org For Training Facilities Milind Betavadkar, Programme Officer Tel: + 91-22-2845 0101/2/3 E-mail: milindb@rmponweb.org Please remember that to avail of the training resources or training facilities, it is better if you approach Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini at least 40 days in advance.

  • What are the training facilities offered to corporates at RMP?

    RMP provides 3-star facilities to corporates for conducting seminars and workshops, which includes plush accommodation, food, recreation and meditation. Companies that have regularly availed of our facilities till now include Anthroposophic Medical Society, Bajaj Electricals, Rallis India Limited, IMA-PG India Pvt. Ltd., Siemens Ltd., Tata Chemicals and Tata Consulting Engineers.

  • What does your logo signify?

    The logo of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini signifies the importance of being a self-made personality. The message of the logo is that while training for the purpose of shaping one's talents and sharpening one's skills is extremely important, the limitations of the same should be borne in mind. Even after undergoing an elaborate training programme, one cannot achieve his/her goals unless he/she decides to actively implement the same. Atma Deepo Bhava, means, “you be the light”, i.e., one has to find his or her path on his own. Gautam Buddha delivered this message to his disciples. At RMP the right training and guidance is available for such seekers. Our logo depicts an unflinching flame of this innate passion for learning, further learning and ultimately self-realisation. The logo includes a man and a flame.

  • Do you have any branches?

    Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini does not have any branches as such; however, the establishment of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini through its various offshoots operates from three different centers in Wadala - Mumbai, Uttan - Bhayander (district Thane) and Pune. The details of these three centers are as follows: Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (Registered Office, Mumbai) (Registered office and the office of the Center for Reference, Information and Documentation): 17, Chanchal Smruti, G.D. Ambekar Road, Wadala, Mumbai 400031, India. Tel.: + 91-22- 24136966/24185502 Telefax: + 91-22-2415 6725 E-mail: samparka@rmponweb.org Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (RMP KEC) (Head Quarters with Training Complex and offices for all our offshoots which do not function from anywhere else): Keshav Srushti, Uttan Village, Essel World Road, Bhayander (West), Thane 401 106, Maharashtra, India. Tel.: + 91-22- 2845 0101/2/3 Telefax: + 91-22- 2845 0106 E-mail: samparka@rmponweb.org Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (Pune Office) 626, Narayan Peth, Near Lokhande Talim, Pune 411 030, Maharashtra, India. Tel.: +91-20-2446 5012 Tel.: +91-20-2446 9610 Fax: + 91-20-2446 5013 Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini (Pune Office) 136, North Avenue, New Delhi - 110001 India. Tel.: +91-011-2309 2032

  • What are the objectives of Mhalgi Prabodhini?

    The objectives of Prabodhini are many fold. To put it in a nut-shell Prabodhini aims at empowering activists/social workers, managers, teachers and students, by way of providing a multi-faceted set-up for training, capacity building and research. For details please visit the web page outlining our objectives.

  • Who was Rambhau Mhalgi?

    Late Rambhau Mhalgi was a member of Indian Parliament, between 1977 and 1982. Basically, Mhalgi was a social worker, who had devoted some precious years of his youth for the cause of the society. He joined active politics in early sixties and later became a Member of Parliament. For further details please visit our web page titled “About Rambhau Mhalgi”.

  • When was Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini established?

    Prabodhini was established in 1982. To know the background on which Prabodhini was set up, please visit our web page titled "About Us".

  • How can one buy the publications of Mhalgi Prabodhini?

    We regularly put up stalls for the sale of our publications whenever and wherever our programmes are held. Besides, our publications can be bought across the counter, at all our offices mentioned above. Orders for the purchase of publications can also be placed online. Please visit our web page titled ‘Publications’ for getting our online order form. Please fill it and e-mail the same to us.

  • Who funds the activities of Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini?

    As is the common knowledge, Prabodhini is a registered body under the Societies and Trusts Act. Being a Public Charitable Trust we are entitled to accept donations. Prabodhini mobilises its resources mainly through donations coming from the public. In addition to this, some of our programmes get funding from certain funding organisations and at times even the Government. Besides, we also generate income from our activities like corporate training facilities.