BSG

Leaders who contributed for growth of Scout Movement in India

General Sir W. R. Birdwood
Chief Commissioner for india-1910

Captain. T. H. Baker
Started the 1st Scout Troop in Bangalore in 1909 and 1st General Secretary of Boy Scouts Association in India

Dr. Annie Besant
Established Boy Scouts Association for Indian Boys. It merged with Boy Scouts Association of India in 1921 and she was appointed scout commissioner for India by Baden Powell

Dr. G.S. Arundale
Co Founder of Boy Scouts Association for Indian Boys

Captain Sir Muhammad Ahmed Said Khan
Chief Commissioner, Boy Scouts Association in India. He preceded and succeeded Sir Tej Bhadur Sapru

Sir Tej Bahdur Sapru
Chief Commissioner, Boy Scouts Association in India till 1946.

Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya
He was the inspiration behind formation of Sewa Samiti Scout Association for the benefit of Indian Boys

Dr. H.N. Kunzru
Chief Commissioner Sewa Samiti Scout Association and First National Commissioner Bharat Scouts and Guides

Pandit Sriram Bajpai
Chief Organiser of Sewa Samiti Scout Association First National Organising Commissioner Bharat Scouts and Guides

Dr. Tarachand
Education Secretary Government of India He played a vital role in merger of various Scout/Guide Associations resulting in Formation of The Bharat Scouts and Guides

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
First Education Minister of India. He motivated the Scout/Guide Associations to come together to form a United National Organisation of Bharat Scouts and Guides

Sh. Mangal Das Pakvasa
President of Indian Council. He played a key role in merger of Scout/Guide Associations and became 1st President of The Bharat Scouts and Guides

Former President of Bharat Scouts and Guides

Shri Mangal Das Pakvasa
1953-1960

Mrs. Ammu Swaminathan
1960-1965

Mr. Justice B.P. Sinha
1965-1967

Sir Chandulal M. Trivedi
1967-1973

Shri Dharam Vira
1973-1976

Mr. Jagjivan Ram
1976-1983

Shri S.B. Chavan
1983-1998

Shri Sharad Pawar
2001-2004

Shri Rameshwar Thakur
1998-2001 & 2004-2013

Shri Ashok Gehlot
2013-2016


Former National Commissioners of Bharat Scouts and Guides

Dr. H.N. Kunzru
1952-1957 & 1960-1964

Justice Vivian Bose
1957-1959

Shri Madan Mohan
1959-1960

Smt. Lakshmi Mazumdar
1964-1983

Sardar Lakshman Singh
1983-1992

Shri Deendayalu Naidu V.P.
1992-1995

Shri Lalti Mohan Jain
1995 -2013

Shri B. I. Nagarale*
2013-2017


Note: *Nomenclature of National Commissioner is changed as Chief National Commissioner w.e.f. 30th November 2014