JAWAHAR BAL BHAVAN, MANDI
In Mid-Sixties a.Scheme for establishment of Jawahar Bal Bhavans was initiated and many Bal Bhawans were established in different states of India, as Jawahar Bal Bhavans representing the state as the nodal agency for the state. The Jawahar Bal Bhawan Mandi was an extension of that scheme, which was initialy funded by the Nehru Memorial fund. The rural Bal Bhavan Mandi started functioning from the "Chaupal" of Mandi village.
On 3rd February 1973 this village unit of Bal Bhavan was inaugurated by Suit. Indira Gandhi as Jawahar Bal Bhavan Mandi at the present 3.75 Acre land provided by the gram Panchayat of Mandi. This rural centre caters to the needs of children from villages of Mandi, Jaunapur, Gadaipur, Sultanpur, Manglapuri, Gwalpahari, Bandhwari, Bairumpur, Baas, Aya Nagar, Ghitorni, Chhattarpur, Maidan garhi, Rajpur, Satbari, Chandanhola, Fatehpur Beri, Dera, Bhatti Mines and Neb Sarai.
Activities of this Bal Bhavan include Physical Education, Art and Craft, Tailoring, wood craft and Clay Modeling. Mandi Bal Bhavan has greatly aroused the interest of village children and recently activities of Photography and computer's have been added on popular demand.