In the first years after India's independence leading politicians, including Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and Mangal Das Pakvasa, as well as Scout leaders tried to unify India's Scouts and Guides. A first success was the merger of the The Boy Scouts Association in India and the Hindustan Scout Association forming the Bharat Scouts and Guides on November 7, 1950. About a year later, on August 15, 1951, the All India Girl Guides Association
joined this new
In 1959, the 17th World Scout Conference in New Delhi was hosted by the BSG. The Sangam World Girl Guide/Girl Scout Center in Pune, Maharashtra, India, opened in 1966. The idea for this fourth world centre dates back to 1956 when it was developed during a WAGGGS International commissioners' meeting in New Delhi.
The United Nations selected the Bharat Scouts and Guides as honorary "Peace Messengers" for their significant and concrete contributions to the International Year of Peace in 1986.
Rover/ Ranger/ Scout/ Guide: The institution also hosts activities of Rover, Ranger, Scout, and Guide. The aim of such activities is the service of the society over self. Camps and activities are organized each year and due weightage is given to the participants of the World Jamboree, Badge holder, Meet Participant as per the directives of the Commissionerate of Higher Education. For further information, a student may go through the Admission Policy of the State Government or may contact the Professor-in-charge for the same. The admission to these activities takes place during the beginning of the academic session and a notice is displayed pertaining to the activities from time to time.