(a) West Bengal:
Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling centres distributed 43 kg dal (lentils), 143 kg potatoes, 30 kg soybeans, 200 kg assorted spices, 243 kg mustard oil, 300 packets of biscuits, 2800 dhotis, 4600 saris, 300 kg bleaching powder, 375 kg lime, 700 educational kits (each kit consisting of four notebooks, a pen, an eraser and a pencil) and 300 packets of candles among 1893 flood-affected families in North Dinajpur district from 1 to 24 September.
(b) Uttar Pradesh:
Lucknow centre distributed 375 kg salt, 2316 saris, 1750 tops, 6211 trousers, 4185 shirts, 5405 children’s garments, 603 mosquito-nets, 8 kg chlorine tablets, 6888 candles, and a tarpaulin among 4708 flood-affected families of 87 villages in Gonda, Barabanki, Balarampur, Basti and Faizabad districts from 29 August to 25 September.
(c) Bihar: Muzaffarpur centre served 2500 plates of cooked food and distributed 1500 kg chira (rice flakes) and 400 kg gur (molasses) among 3285 flood-affected persons in Minapur and Mushahari blocks of Muzaffarpur district from 26 August to 27 September.
Dhaka centre distributed 600 kg suji (semolina), 600 kg flour, 600 litres of edible oil, 600 kg sugar, 600 saris, 400 lungis and 200 dhotis among 600 families of Sunamganj, Kurigram and Netrakona districts on 22 September and 4 and 6 October respectively.
The following centres distributed various items, as shown against their names, to needy people:
Our centres in Bangladesh jointly handed over 5 tons of rice, 1000 blankets and 500 lungis to the district authorities of Bandarban Hill Tract on 4 October for distribution among the refugees. Further, the centres distributed 10 bags of rice and 170 blankets among 150 refugee families at Kutipalang, Cox’s Bazar, on 9 October.
Bamunmura centre built a house for a needy family staying near the Ashrama. The house was handed over to the family on 16 September.
The following centres distributed various winter items, as shown against their names, to needy people: