• Dr. B.V. Parameswara Rao

    Regret to inform that our Founder, Dr. Parameswara Rao garu has passed peacefully at 2.32am on 9th June,2019

    Sri Dr. B.V. Parameswara Rao, Visionary, Founder of B.C.T.      
  • Tribal Primary Education

    Ensuring smiles through access to quality education for every child.

  • Community Organization

    Tapping and strengthening local leadership in 137 villages, thereby creating development agents.

  • Residential High School

    Value-based, skill-based, rurally-biased education system that empowers through academics, vocational and life skills.

  • Krishi Vigyan Kendra

    Providing timely, practical and innovative support to over 45000 farmers every year.

  • Skill Development Program- Industrial Training Institute

    Enhancing youth employability through improved skill-sets

  • Skills and Health for the Physically Challenged

    Enabling equal opportunities for the physically challenged through residential, community based, health and wellness based initiatives.

Bhagavatula Charitable Trust

Our Country's prosperity lies in the well-being of our villages

Serving for the past 42 years

About Us

A non-profit organization working towards the transformation of the villages since 1976 in Visakhapatnam district, Andhra Pradesh. Through its participatory approach and integrated rural development programs, BCT nurtures change agents within villages and created paradigm for replication both nationally as well as internationally.

Our Blog

With the tireless endeavour of bringing opportunities to the doorstep of the diverse communities BCT works with, here are the programs and activities that happen on a regular basis.

Press & Media

Newspapers, magazines and online presence. Know more about BCT and its initiatives through this collation of information.

Community Organization
Residential High School
Tribal Primary Education
Skill Development - ITI
Skill Development - SMART
Skill and Health for Physically Challenged
Eco Rejuvenation Center

Success Stories

  • Kare Aparna
    Kare Aparna belongs to the fishermen community of Vada Narsapuram village. Having lost her father when she was very young, ...click the name for the story
  • K Nagamani
    K Nagamani of Pallapu Somavaram village has had to struggle to study at every step. Her parents ...click the name for the story
  • M. Harsha
    She is a graduate in biotechnology and a very responsible daughter of her parents. Her father ...click the name for the story
  • Koneti Eswaramma
    Hearing impaired since birth, Koneti Eswaramma is a native of Pakalalapadu village of ...click the name for the story
  • Saragadam Kumari
    Saragadam Kumari of Haripalem village comes from an agricultural background. To augment ...click the name for the story
  • Working together at Chuchikonda village
    One of BCTs operational villages, Chuchikonda has a Community ...click the name for the story
  • Beejan Bibi
    Beejan Bibi comes from a semi-orthodox family. While she had high hopes and dreams to study well, she could not ...click the name for the story

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