Press Releases

Pandemic-Induced Poverty Behind Rise In Child Trafficking Incidents

Date: 2021

Synopsis: Rise in the cases of child abuse and neglect during the pandemic.

Source & Links: Daily Pioneer

Ration Distribution In Ghaziabad

Date: 2021

Synopsis: Salaam Baalak Trust distributed ration kits to hundreds of needy people in Ghaziabad.

Source & Links: Ghaziabad Voice

Underprivileged Children At-Risk During The Pandemic

Date: 2021

Synopsis: Cases of child abuse and neglect have increased during the pandemic in India.

Source & Links: Daily Pioneer

Ration Distribution During The Pandemic

Date: 2021

Synopsis: Covid-19 relief work carried out via ration distribution in the vulnerable communities of Delhi/NCR.

Source & Links: Khabarvani

A Fundraiser Evening Of Naatya Katha By Dr. Sonal Mansingh

Date: 2019

Synopsis: Salaam Baalak Trust presents a fundraiser evening of Naatya Katha by Dr. Sonal Mansingh, one of India's finest exponents of Bharatanatyam and Odissi dance.

Source & Links: delhievents.com

Young Ears Are Seasoned By What They Hear

Date: 2018

Synopsis: What you listen to actually becomes the guide of our soul' says Shekhar Ravijiani. Read out what this renowned music composer has to say about the singers of today.

Source & Links: Linkedin

Book Tickets Here - Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi

Date: 2018

Synopsis: There is nothing like soulful renditions of the phenomenal Jagjit Singh. To revive his melodies, Shekhar Ravjiani is bringing in a beautiful evening for everybody. Check out the coverage here. Be a part of the evening on 13th of December 2018

Source & Links: insider.in

30th Anniversary With Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi

Date: 2018

Synopsis: Salaam Baalak Trust, an NGO working with street children, is commemorating its 30th anniversary with "Hazaaron Khwahishein Aisi", a tribute to late 'Ghazal King' Jagjit Singh, performed by singer-composer Shekhar Ravjiani featuring renowned instrumentalist Deepak Pandit.

Source & Links: Business Standard

An Evening With Qutbi Brothers

Date: 2018

Synopsis: Salaam Baalak Trust celebrated 30 years of work with street children by sparkling the evening with soulful Qawwali by the famous Qutbi Brothers followed by cocktails and dinner.

Source & Links: allevents.in, Townscript, Business World, DelhiEvents.com, dailyhunt, millenniumpost, Events High, pressreader

Qutbi Brothers To Raise Funds For Underprivileged Children

Date: 2018

Synopsis: The mesmerising event will feature an eventful evening of qawwali with Qutbi brothers qawwals.

Source & Links: Millennium Post

City Walk With SBT At Paharganj

Date: 2018

Synopsis: Let's look at Salaam Baalak Trust's City Walk through Ambica Gulati's lens. She has an amazing story to share with us.

Source & Links: The Patriot

SBT Mental Health Programme

Date: 2017

Synopsis: Fear, depression and abuse: A look at the ignored mental health of adolescents in forced labour.

Source & Links: The News Minute

Meet Family That's Ray Of Hope For Street Children

Date: 2017

Synopsis: Street children are the most neglected children in India.

Source & Links: Times of India

Experience Delhi Like An Insider

Date: 2017

Synopsis: Fall in love with Delhi's past and present through a curated visit to its historic sites, pristine organic farm villas on the outskirts.

Source & Links: Vanilla Luxury

Don't Give Money To The Children On The Streets Of India. Here's What You Can Do Instead

Date: 2017

Synopsis: WHEN YOU TRAVEL TO INDIA, it is inevitable that you be approached by begging children on the streets.

Source & Links: Lola Mendez

Social Innovator From India Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Date: 2021

Social Innovator From India Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Date: 2017

Synopsis: CQ University Vice-Chancellor, Professor Scott Bowman, has awarded Salaam Baalak Trust Founder, Ms. Praveen Nair, with an Honorary Doctorate in Social Innovation during his recent visit to India.

Source & Links: CQUniversity Australia

An Ismat Chughtai Double Bill - Gharwali & Mughal Baccha

Date: 2017

Synopsis: Come join us under the Banyan Tree at Gallery 1AQ for an evening of Dastangoi by Sunil Mehra & Askari Naqvi presenting An Ismat Chugtai Double Bill, in aid of Salaam Balaak Trust!

Source & Links: Times of India

Papa CJ Comedy Show Fundraiser For Salaam Baalak Trust

Date: 2016

Synopsis: Renowned comedian and master improviser Papa CJ performed in front of a packed crowd at Ojas Art Gallery on 4th December for Salaam Baalak Trust, to raise funds for a cause.

Source & Links: The Sunday Standard, Scroll, What Shot, Meri Outings

Queen Of Katwe For Salaam Balaak Trust

Date: 2016

Synopsis: Acclaimed Indian filmmaker Mira Nair will be holding an exclusive preview of her forthcoming film 'Queen Of Katwe' here for her Salaam Baalak Trust, to raise funds for a cause.

Source & Links: The Times of India, Yahoo News, Boxoffice-Collections, Time Out, The Statesman, Ten News, India Everyday

Mira Nair's Film - QUEEN OF KATWE

Date: 2016

Synopsis: The 2016 edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) featured a bumper crop of Indian films, giving them a potent platform, but mainstream Bollywood couldn't get any screen time.

Source & Links: salaambaalaktrust

Give Them Wings And Watch Them Fly

Date: 2016

Synopsis: 12 children who had never seen the inside of an aircraft experienced their first ever air journey on Vistara's maiden flight from Delhi to Mumbai. The residents of the shelters run by the Salaam Baalak Trust across NCR.

Source & Links: Vistara Magazines

One-Way Street For Children

Date: 2016

Synopsis: Bindiya, 13, along with four other children, leaves her home in slum cluster in Narela at 7 am sharp every day. They return home by around 5 pm. Their routine may be mistaken for school timings. But these children head to Connaught Place to sell pens to make a living.

Source & Links: Deccan Herald

Gun Gaurav: HRD Minister Felicitates Class XII Achievers

Date: 2016

Synopsis: In a first of its kind event, the Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar felicitated 46 students who achieved good grades in their XII exams, despite hailing from economically weakest of weaker sections.

Source & Links: Times of India

William And Kate Visit Street Children In India

Date: 2016

Synopsis: Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton visited a facility run by the Salaam Baalak Trust, which supports working children in the national capital.

Source & Links: Times of India, Hindustan Times, Deccan Chronicle, Business Standard, Cosmopolitan, Mail Online, Express, IBT, New My Royals, Yahoo News, nyomdagepek, ANI, Glamour, abc News, Life Style, Hello Magazine, EveningStandard, Telegraph, FIX, OK!, News 360, Friynds, Go Fug Yourself, Hollywood Life, OneIndia, Huff Post Parents

Soulful Sufi Evening

Date: 2015

Synopsis: Salaam Balak Trust recently organised a Sufi night at Indigo Restaurant One Style Mile.

Source & Links: The Asian Age, Hindustan Times

An Evening Of Poetry

Date: 2015

Synopsis: An evening of poetry

Source & Links: The Asian Age

Ek Shaam Sufiyana

Date: 2015

Synopsis: The Turkish Ambassador's residence in the city was recently seen immersed in Sufi tradition. The evening, in association with Salaam Balaak Trust, saw soulful renditions of Sufi, Urdu, Hindavi, and Pharsi poetry by Rene Singh, accompanied with musical compositions and expressions of dance by Shivani Varma.

Source & Links: Hindustan Times

International Award For Salaam Baalak Trust

Date: 2014

Synopsis: Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT), which works with children in Delhi has been got an international award, the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards for 2014 given out by the US government. The award carries a $10,000 grant and support in communications and capacity building for a year.

Source & Links: DNA India

Light Up That Bag

Date: 2014

Synopsis: The challenge Constant power cuts meant that after-school study hours weren't easy. The Light Bag project was born. The light bags were distributed to several open schools run by The Salaam Baalak Trust in slums across Delhi.

Source & Links: DNA India

Sanjoy K Roy Attends Salaam Baalak Trust's 25th Anniversary Celebrations In Gurgaon

Date: 2013

Synopsis: Gurgaon recently welcomed the students and performers of Salaam Baalak Trust to celebrate 25 years of their existence.

Source & Links: Times of India

Poverty Tours: A Learning Experience Or Simply Gawking?

Date: 2012

Synopsis: The charitable Salaam Baalak Trust runs a city tour in New Delhi

Source & Links: CNN

Delhi As The Street Children See It

Date: 2010

Synopsis: In New Delhi, Nigel Richardson joins an ex-runaway for a unique look at the life of the city's homeless children.

Source & Links: Telegraph UK

Crusade For Street Children Rides High On Glamour

Date: 2009

Synopsis: In New Delhi, a mega fundraising charity dinner and concert were organised for the street children.

Source & Links: Web India 123, The Indian

Surviving On A Little Luck And Lots Of Street Smarts

Date: 2009

Synopsis: The story of Shekhar Sahni, the 21-year-old grew up on India's rough streets and dreams of becoming a Bollywood star.

Source & Links: Los Angeles Times

Australian Foreign Minister Visits Salaam Baalak Trust

Date: 2009

Synopsis: Australia is supporting the work of Salaam Baalak through the Australian High Commission New Delhi's Direct Aid program, with a grant of up to 10 lakh rupees ($30,000).

Source & Links: Australian High Commission - India

Two Strings To The Bow

Date: 2008

Synopsis: Pioneering puppeteer Dadi Pudumjee working with Salaam Baalak Trust children.

Source & Links: The Hindu

Salaam Baalak Trust NGO

Date: Page registered since 2008

Synopsis: Salaam Baalak Trust (SBT) is an Indian non-profit and non-governmental organisation which provides support for street and working children in the inner cities of New Delhi, and Mumbai.

Source & Links: Wikipedia

Discover A Delhi Underbelly You Never Knew, Through The Eyes Of Child Guides

Date: 2007

Synopsis: Dark, dank alleys wind round the New Delhi Railway Station. Chaos everywhere as cars, cycle rickshaws, handcarts, and buses aim for the same lane all at once.

Source & Links: The Telegraph

Runaway Guides

Date: 2007

Synopsis: This is a City Walk unlike any other. Street children of Delhi offer glimpses into their way of living and surviving.

Source & Links: The Hindu Business Lines

Meeting Delhi's Street Children

Date: 2005

Synopsis: In Delhi, Tony and Cherie Blair visit a project aimed at helping poorest Indian children.

Source & Links: BBC News

An Emotional Get-Together

Date: 2004

Synopsis: Filmmaker Mira Nair with street children at the inauguration of a unique international photo exhibition in New Delhi.

Source & Links: The Hindu