NATIONAL SERVICE Building a Non-Violent Society
Dr. Wooday P. Krishna's National Service includes popularizing Gandhian Thoughts among the youth by organizing camps, seminars, lectures, exhibitions and publications as Chairman of Gandhi Peace Foundation, Bengaluru Centre, an all India Institution for propagating Gandhian thoughts in contemporary context; as Committee Member of Karnataka Sarvodaya Mandal, a State Wing of Sarva Seva Sangh founded by Mahatma Gandhi; as President of Karnataka Gandhi Smarak Nidhi and Managing Trustee of Viswaneedam Trust, Bengaluru, one of the six Ashrams of Acharya Vinoba Bhave, the spirtual heir of Mahatma Gandhi. He serves on the Managing Committee of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Museum, Madurai.
He was a Member of a High Level Committee by the Govt. of Karnataka to develop Gandhi Bhavan, Bengaluru along with noted Gandhians and Freedom Fighters like Dr. Patil Puttappa, Dr. H S Doreswamy and Dr. H Srinivasaiah. He was also a Member of Gandhi Shanti Seva Award Selection Committee headed by Jnanpith Awardee Dr. Chandrashekara Kambara by Govt. of Karnataka in 2015
He is the Past Honorary Treasurer of Bharath Seva Dal Central Committee (originally Hindustani Seva Dal founded in 1923 with Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru as President and Dr. N. S. Hardikar as General Secretary), a non-political, youth and national service organization aided by the Government of Karnataka and working for the promotion of national unity and integrity. He has played a key role in organizing thousands of Seva Dal Training Camps for school teachers; Bharat Seva Dal units in over 14,000 Govt. & Aided schools across Karnataka; hundreds of National Integration Rallies for school children at Taluk, District and State levels, besides establishing Dr. M. C. Modi Seva Dal Training Centre in Bengaluru.
Dr. Wooday P. Krishna has been relentlessly working to preserve and promote secular outlook among the people by organizing programmes aimed at fostering inter-faith harmony and educating children in the unity of religions by guiding the activities of the century old International Association for Religious Freedom (IARF), Bengaluru Chapter, as its Chairman.
Dr. Wooday P. Krishna has also been working for the cause of communal harmony by spreading the secular ideals of Brahmo Samaj, a socio-spiritual organisation founded by the great social reformer Raja Rammohun Roy. He is currently President of the Central Council of Brahma Samaj. Dr. Wooday P. Krishna has the unique distinction of presiding over two annual All-India Sessions of Brahmo Samaj Conference held in Pune (2004) and Hyderabad (2006) respectively.