Impact of Sanjivanithon: Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital

Sanjivanithon:  Impact

The impact of crowd funded campaign on a television news channel like TV9 was
extraordinary. In the history of broadcast journalism in India for the first time a TV channel executed a fund raiser to support the cause of a multi speciality hospital in Kuchipudi village without sponsors.
For the past four months TV9 and Ravi Prakash Foundation took up the cause of health for one and all as a challenge. Non-stop LIVE telecast of the fundraiser was done in three different stages to raise seventeen crores for Sanjeevani hospital. Through Ravi Prakash Foundation the CEO of TV9 set an example to society of how good causes should and can be supported. Ravi Prakash through his Foundation contributed a sum of 4 crores. This made him the highest contributor for this good cause and today the hospital has been named Ravi Prakash Siliconandhra Sanjivani hospital. The entire campaign on TV was done in collaboration with Siliconandhra. 
Siliconandhra is a non – profit, non- political, non – religious, cultural and community organization which promotes art and dance among Telugu speaking people in the US.
Regarding the campaign awareness was created using promos, feature stories, half an hour programs, sound bytes, scrolls and other graphic elements on screen. The impact of this campaign has set a precedent of how crowd funding can be done by a broadcast media for a good cause. Many donors happened to be viewers of TV9 who came forward to support this wonderful cause. Today the surrounding villages of Kuchipudi will have a multi speciality hospital and the people will no longer have to rely on Vijayawada hospitals which used to be the closest delivering health facilities to them. 



AP CM Chandrababu Naidu inaugurates Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital

Sanjivanithon Launch:

Health care had been assured at a minimal cost to 5 lakh people of 150 villages around Kuchipudi village. The 200 bedded Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani multi speciality hospital was inaugurated on 18th October – Vijaya Dasami. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu graced the occasion and offered to donate Rs. 10 crore for the noble cause.

AP CM Chandrababu inaugurates Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital || Kuchipudi – TV9

Former Supreme Court Judge Jasti Chalameswar and local MLA Uppuleti Kalpana lauded the efforts of Silicoandhra founder Kuchibhotla Anand and TV9 CEO Ravi Prakash for bringing hi-tech health care to the doorsteps of the needy. Artist Radheshyam entertained by performing world famed Kuchipudi Yakshaganam.  Locals from Pamarru and other villages of Krishna district attended the event in large numbers.

Jyothi Prajwalana at Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital inauguration || Kuchipudi – TV9

Ravi Prakash SiliconAndhra Sanjivani hospital has been built completely with crowd funding. Many locals from the poorest of the poor to the richest of the rich contributed from a mere hundred rupees to a few crores – donations poured in for the philanthropic cause.

చంద్రబాబు చేతుల మీదుగా దాతల విరాళాలు || Sanjivani Multi Speciality Hospital in Kuchipudi

The six floors of Sanjivani hospital with a total area of one lakh sq ft was completed in record time and the Out patient department was thrown open to public. Medical equipment for the multi speciality hospital is being set up and doctors from USA and India are all set to offer their services for free.

Through the Ravi Prakash Foundation TV9 CEO donated Rs. 4 crore for the construction.  Fund raising activity has been supported through many hours of non-stop LIVE telecast.


Sanjivanithon 2: Rs 4 crore collected

In collaboration with Siliconandhra TV9 recently telecast Sanjivanithon to raise additional funds for Sanjivani multi speciality hospital.  The LIVE telecast was aired non-stop/uninterrupted without any sponsors in USA for five hours and in Indian time band for three hours the next day.

Donations poured in from as far as Bahrain to Tokyo and the Telugu diaspora spread across the world responded through Skype calls and social media connect. Combined with donors from India an amount of four crore ten lakhs was collected.  Earlier on 24th June 2018 history was created for the first time on Telugu news television when an appeal was made to support upcoming hospital and a sum of thirteen crores was collected during TV9 LIVE telecast.

Huge Response to TV9 Siliconandhra Sanjivanithon fund raising event – TV9

Today the six floors of Sanjivani hospital with a total area of one lakh sq ft has been completed in record time and the Out patient department will be inaugurated and opened up for the public on October 18th, Dasara festival. Medical equipment for a multi speciality hospital is being set up and doctors from USA and India are ready to offer their services.

 Siliconandhra founder Kuchibhotla Anand on Sanjivanithon fund rising – TV9

Sanjivani multi speciality hospital is a non-profit venture of Siliconandhra in association with Smart Andhra Pradesh foundation which provides health services at doorstep to people in 150 villages.

 Be A Part Of ” TV9 Siliconandhra Sanjivani Hospital ” & Save Lives ! || Kuchipudi 

Kuchipudi is a village in Movva Mandal, Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh world renowned for the ancient Kuchipudi dance form. The village has no roads and schools and has been neglected by successive governments since independence. This was before Siliconandhra adopted Kuchipudi. Today roads have been laid, people’s basic needs have been met and developmental works taken up.

 Sanjivanithon 2 : Donor’s express their happiness over Sanjivani Multispeciality Hospital – TV9

As part of its Corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. Additionally, Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further its commitment and passion for making a change in the society by supporting the cause of education and health. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas. Ravi Prakash Foundation has donated four crores to the hospital. TV9 by supporting this cause not once but twice has made history in the area of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy by promoting, publicizing and telecasting Sanjivanithon I and II free of cost for twelve hours in parts and by raising funds of 17 crores.

Sanjivanithon 2 : Your Ancestors names will remain forever on the walls of Sanjivani hospital – TV9

Sanjivanithon : వేగంగా నిర్మాణమవుతున్న సంజీవని ఆస్పత్రి || Kuchipudi – TV9


Ravi Prakash Foundation donates Rs 1 crore to Siddipet govt school

Government schools lack proper toilet facilities which has been since many years the prime reason for school drop outs and poor attendance especially girl students of higher classes. 
As part of its corporate social responsibility TV9 channel has always supported numerous causes over the years. Additionally Ravi Prakash Foundation was founded in 2017 to further its commitment and passion for making a change in society by supporting the cause of education and health. Today Ravi Prakash Foundation is  undertaking philanthropic activities in these areas.
Ravi Prakash Foundation has adopted a government school and has donated one crore rupees for its construction. The fund will provide clean toilets with 24 hours drinking water facility. In an event held recently on September 19th, 2018 Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leader Harish Rao laid the foundation stone for Rangadhampally mandal parishad upper primary school in Telangana’s Siddipet district. It is also proposed that the school will have digital classrooms with furniture, a library, play ground and all other amenities like a modernized kitchen fit for a school of international standards.