Both the Math and Mission conducted welfare work by providing the following to needy persons:
|Items / Help Given||Quantity
|No. of Beneficiaries|
|Rice / Wheat etc (kg)||82,602||7,717||18,334||1,479||27,530|
|Ration Bags 1||41,023||2,879||5,452||3,590||11,921|
|Snacks / Tiffin||–||25,978||27,106||93,253||1,46,337|
|Water / Buttermilk||–||–||–||–||18,60,722|
|Milk (kg) 2||55,634||20,172||34,649||2,98,719||3,53,540|
|Hygienic Kits 3||77,684||10,594||31,259||10,046||51,899|
|Educational Kits 4||93,761||15,628||19,103||9,755||44,486|
|Pecuniary Help for|
|– Medical needs||–||30,960||54,270||13,286||98,516|
|– Educational needs||–||8,511||7,949||3,543||20,003|
|– Miscellaneous needs||–||5,970||7,242||1,310||14,522|
|Other types of help||–||31,829||42,669||4,056||78,554|
1 Ration bags contained rice, pulses, salt, cooking oil, condiments, sugar, tea leaves, etc.
2 Made from milk powder.
3 Hygienic kits contained toothpaste tubes, toothbrushes, soap bars, antiseptics, nail-cutters, etc.
4 Educational kits contained textbooks, notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers, geometry boxes, rulers, uniforms, etc.
The Mission and Math spent Rs. 22.64 crore and Rs. 6.78 crore respectively for these purposes. This was in addition to the huge sums spent by our educational institutions for the benefit of poor students and by our hospitals/dispensaries for the treatment of poor patients.