Bhavan's Delhi Kendra was founded in 1950. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, first President of Republic of India, laid its foundation stone. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of Republic of India, formally inaugurated the Kendra in 1957.The Kendra is now housed in a complex of spacious buildings in a central locality in New Delhi. Its campus covers an area of 4.84 acres of land. Today it houses a number of departments and institutions catering to the educational, cultural and moral needs of children and adults alike.