Sri Chamundi Scout Group was started in the year 1918, is the Oldest Open Unit in India which is going strong and looking forward to Centenary Celebration.




Achievements are noted in chronological order below 




First Open Unit after Indian boys were allowed into Scouting ( 1918)

The only open unit to have received the “Maharaja’s Own Troop” title. (1930)


 First Open unit in the country to have its own land, premises & building. (1941)

First Open unit to involve parents to present badges. (1965)

The first open unit to have won “Silver Mace” in First-Aid at the All-India level.


 First Open unit to have published manuscript Monthly bulletin which gained popularity in neighbouring countries also.(1970)

First open unit in the country to have started the “First Road Safety Patrol” in South India with the help of Bangalore Traffic Police. (1974)

The only Open Unit to have received the “Long Service Award” from National Headquarters for its existence for more than 50 years. (1994)


 Received the “State’s Best Open Unit Award”  (2003).


 First & the only open unit to have donated a “Kuteer” at National Training Centre, Pachmarhi. (2008)

First Open Unit wherein a dedicated camp was organized for parents of Group children.

First open unit to start “Chamundi Adventure Club” and a cultural team.

First unit in India to have its own Indian Scouts & Guides Fellowship Guild named as Indian Scouts & Guides Fellowship Chamundis Guild (2009)


The only Scout Group in India to be honored with the street name " Chamundi Marga".


Group was recognized for the efficient  service rendered by Smt. Jyothi during the Asea Pacific Region's Scouters Conference (Delegates / Top Scouters / Guiders from about 26 Asia-Pacific countries were present ). Smt Jyothi was appreciated for her service, she was honored with an achievement award and a citation from  Karnataka State Scouts and Guides HQ.