He loves to give back to the society, a mission that Bikram Dasgupta started many decades ago, influenced as a child by his mother Kalyani. But BDG’s philanthropy is different. He value adds and creates a sustainable form of philanthropy through BDG Foundation’s Calcutta Broadway and Kalyani Foundation in addition to financial support, standing by migrant labourers, families of needy performing artistes, bauls, elderlies of Old Age Homes and Specially-Abled children and adults
Through Kalyani Foundation he has introduced a revolutionary concept in Old Age care and also for specially abled adults. Named after BDG's mother Kalyani - one who has been the biggest source of inspiration in his life, he has picked up areas very close to his heart in an endeavour to fulfil the needs of people whose lives are less fortunate than ours.
Charity including the popular 'Feed The Poor' scheme that fed thousands of migrant labourers across India during COVID-19 Lockdown. Recently Kalyani Foundation COVID Fight has been into distributing Kalyani COVID Kit free of cost in various old age homes of West Bengal to support the elderly who are in dire need of such kits during the Pandemic times. Similar initiative was taken with financial support to provide oxygen concentrators and oxygen cylinders to hospitals during the deadly 2nd wave of COVID pandemic as India was left gasping for oxygen.
Keeping Creative Spirits Alive
Calcutta Broadway is a unique platform practicing philanthropy in the realm of Performing Arts. A realm where cultural heritage of Bengal blends with contemporary fusion music, theatre and dance. The free BROADWAY HEALTH CARD has been a path-breaking initiative of BDG Foundation that looks after the medical needs of needy artistes and their families.
BDG Stood by the folk singer community of Bengal – the bauls of Birbhum during Lockdown by providing them free ration.