The Bharat Scouts and Guides (BSG) is the national Scouting and Guiding association of India. The national headquarters of BSG is recognized by the Government of India.

Scouting was founded in India in 1909 as an overseas branch of the Scout Association and became a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement in 1938. Guiding in India started in 1911 and was amongst the founder members of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in 1928, also covering present-day Bangladesh and Pakistan at that time. The BSG serves 2,886,460 Scouts (as of 2011) and 1,286,161 Guides (as of 2005).

SCOUT & GUIDE Objectives: To contribute to the education of young people through a value system based on the Scout/Guide promise and law to built a better world where people are self fulfilled as individuals and play constructive role in society.

Scout & Guide Importance: It helps in building confidence and self esteem among the students. They learn important life-skills, team building, outdoor adventure, education and fun. It helps them to explore, to discover the world beyond classroom, and also helps in all round development. Various activities are held throughout the year.

The importance of The Bharat Scout and Guide are following -

  • To prepare the boys and girls of the country as golden citizens and patriots.
  • All around development of boys/girls.
  • To teach team the sense of sympathy and social service towards the victims and the needy.
  • To strengthen their character and values.
  • To inculcate the habit of doing one’s own work.
  • Understanding the importance of open air and nature.
  • Training to keep smiling by removing laziness, sadness and passivity.
  • To generate a comprehensive view.
  • Creating an adventurous life by camping and hiking.
  • Teaching teamwork and self-adjustment.
  • To awaken equality towards all religions.
  • To generate internal discipline in the youth.
  • Removal of social evils and superstitions.
  • Providing active cooperation in the works of national development.
  • Participation in national and international level rallies, jamborees and camps developing emotion.
  • Help the affected citizens at the time of disaster by learning disaster management.
  • Maintaining good health through PT, Asana, Exercise and Hike.
  • To create a feeling of respect for elders and affection for younger ones.
  • Inculcating the habit of doing the tasks of life in less expenditure.
  • Providing and receiving mental peace.