About him :: past

  • Non Violent Initiative, NVI
    Non Violent Initiative, a civilian initiative based on ideologies of nonviolence for Peace, was formed in 2008. It is working for Conflict Resolution with Peace in Nagaland, Manipur and other states of India.

    – worked as the Joint Convener and the Founding Member of NVI.
  • Asha for Education (in USA and other countries) & Asha (in India)
    Asha for Education was co-founded by Dr. Sandeep Pandey in USA in 1990.   He received Magsaysay Award in 2002. Asha for Education supports Non-Formal Primary Education for underprivileged children in India.   It also supports Right to Information, Right to Education, Right to Food, NREG Act and other activities & issues in India. Vivek Umrao Glendenning has served without Asha/Asha for Education without a remuneration as

Zonal Coordinator for North & East zones of India (2007-2009)
Member- National Coordination Committee (2002-2003)
Member- Editorial Board, Sachchi Muchchi (2002)

  • Jal Biradari
    Jal Biradari was formed as association of organizations for water education, water literacy, water harvesting, drinking water and water privatization issues in India by Dr. Rajendra Singh, Magsaysay Award receiver.
    (Photo Album of Jal Biradari 2005)

    – worked with Jal Biradari as the National Joint Convener (2005-2006)

  • Tarun Jal Vidyapeeth (Tarun Water University)
    Tarun Jal Vidyapeeth was formed in 2005 for alternative research and training programs in Water Literacy, Water Harvesting, Natural Farming and Environment. It had 35 students in founding batch of students from different states of India. It was founded by Dr. Rajendra Singh, Magasaysay Award receiver.
    – worked with Tarun Jal Vidyapeeth as the Course Coordinator (2005)
  • Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (Central), New Delhi
    Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, parent organization of Gandhi Peace Foundation, Gandhi National Museum, Rajghat and other prestigious organizations, was formed by Dr. Rajendra Prasad (The First President of India), Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru (The First Prime Minister of India) and other prominent leaders of India after the Demise of Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of Nation of India.

    Vivek Umrao Glendenning has worked with Gandhi Smarak Nidhi (Central), New Delhi as Executive Secretary of the Secretary of the Trustee Board of Gandhi Smarak Nidhi to organise international seminar on “Culture of Peace, Participatory Democracy and Women Peace Force”, co-organized by McMaster University (Canada), Ottawa University (Canada), Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, Gandhi Peace Foundation and Others. (2005)

  • Lok Nayak Jaiprakash Narayan Smriti Vidyalaya
    This institute was formed in June 2004 for experiments in Formal Education. It was established at Bilari Sub-Division of Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh, India.
    – worked with LNJNS Vidyalaya as the founding Executive Director for Education (2004 to 2004)
  • Research Education & Development Foundation (REaD)
    REaD works for Education in India.
    – worked with REaD as the Coordinator- Girl’s Higher Education Program in U.P. (2002 to 2004)
    ARANYA was formed in 2002 to work for Environment.
    – worked with Aranya as the Zonal Coordinator- Kanpur Zone (2003)
  • Manviya Shiksha Sankar Sansthan (MSSS or MS3)
    Manviya Shiksha Sanskar Sansthan, MS3, an institute of Human Education and Science of Living, was formed in 1999, situated at Mandhana, Bithoor Road, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. It works for ideas of JIVAN VIDYA given by Baba A. Nagraj, Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, India.
    – worked with MSSS as the Education Coordinator for Centres of Education for children of migrant workers and founded more than 5 centres for MSSS. (2000-2002)
  • KRITI (The Creation)
    It was formed to work for Social & Human Values with students of Engineering, Medical and Management. It was supported by faculties of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, HBTI Kanpur, and Others.
    – worked as the Founding Coordinator (1999 to 2004)
  • Yog & Naturopath Care Centre
    It was formed in decade of 1970s by Dr. Santosh Umrao (Guest Faculty for Yog in Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow and other prominent organizations of India) for medicare by using Yog & Naturopathy.
    – worked with this centre as Yog & Meditation Instructor (1995-1999)