Vijhana Bharati or VIBHA is a national movement dedicated to theIntegrated development of Bharat through the intervention ofscience, engineering, and technology. Launched In 1991 by a groupof thinkers and scientists, VIBHA has, today, 29 active units and 6overseas units. Eminent scientists, academicians, policy makers andsocial workers are the torch bearers of this movement. VIBHA takesthe spirit of 'Swadeshi' along with the ethos of our culture. It emphasizes that science and spirituality should go hand in hand.VIBHA works towards rural development, technology transfer, andsocial empowerment so as to bring the fruits of advancement ofscience and technology for the benefit of the society. It has receivedtwo national awards for popularizing science and technology: onein 2006 from Dr Manmohan Singh, Hon'bie Prime Minister of India,and the other in 2007 from Mr. Kapil Sibal, Hon'bie Minister for Science and Technology, Government of India. VIBHA workstowards national self-reliance and a developed India. Towards thismission, VIBHA adopts, adapts, and assimilates the best fromeverywhere and associates with the best of universities, R&Dorganizations, and other movements.