The Bharat Scouts & Guides is a registered Organisation under Societies Registration Act of XXI 1860 with headquarters in New Delhi. State Association is affiliated to the National Association.
Scout/Guide movement has been active in Rajasthan since the second decade of the twentieth century in colonial period well established various units in Jaipur, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Bikaner, Bharatpur, Alwar and Ajmer started functioning into the State Association.
With the merger of the Bharat Scouts & Guides on 7the Nov. 1950. All the units in the state were also merged regulating the formation of “Rajasthan State Bharat Scouts & Guides” organization.
In the state, one State Headquarters 7 divisional headquarters, 33 district headquarters and 312 local Associations are well running with the units in schools are the grass root level. Elected members of the local and Divisional Associations form the state council, which is the apex body. The council has tenure of 5 years. State council comprise of 1- President, 12 Vice-Presidents and one State Chief Commissioner who are democrately elected.
First Scout troop become operational in 1912. In Rajasthan and the units continued to grow gradually. At the time of merger in 1950, the census of the Rajasthan State Association in scout section was 28862 and in guide section 2882 total 31744.
The Organization has grown quantitatively and qualitatively and the Rajasthan State Association is a pioneer state in the map of the country.
Various activities of the organization are made functional separately for boys and girls under Scout and Guide sections separately, State Commissioners of Scout & Guide sections use to work as Head of Departments (Sections), State Chief Commissioner is head of both the sections. Senior officers of all India services and prominent administrators of the State viz. Sh. S. K. Zibbo, Sh. L L. Joshi, Sh. J. S. Mehta, Sh. R. S. Kumat, Sh. A.K.Garg, Sh. Niranjan Arya and Sh. J.C.Mohaty have been the State Chief Commissioner. Presently Shri Niranjan Arya, I.A.S, Retd. Chief Secretary, Rajasthan is working as the State Chief Commissioner.
All the aforesaid office bearers are honorary. Secretarial work of the state headquarters is performed under the guidance the state secretary. The execution of the organization is divided into two parts viz. organisation and training. All the organizational work is performed by the full time officials viz. State Organizing Commissioners of Scout & Guide section separately. All activities related to adult leader training are conducted by the honorary volunteers under the guidance of State Training Commissioner (Scout & Guide).
For boys/girls programme Assistance Organizing Commissioners and for adult leader training courses, Divisional Training Commissioners have been working at the Divisional Level, Circle Organiser at the district level (usually one for a district) and in larger districts circle organiser (scout & guide) work as the liaison officer and are responsible for conducting all the activities. District Training Commissioner (Scout/Guide) has been appointed to look after the training courses. At present state association have 2 state level, 8 divisional level and 36 local association level training centers across the State.