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Activities : Relief Work : 2016-17

The Mission and Math conducted several relief and rehabilitation operations during the year. The total expenditure incurred on these was Rs. 41.08 crore (Rs. 3.86 crore in cash and Rs. 37.22 crore in kind). Details of the operations are given below.

Primary Relief

Sl. Type of Relief State / Union Territory Conducted through (centre)
1 Cyclone / Storm Relief Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Tamil Nadu Chennai Students’ Home, Kanchipuram
2 Distress / Disturbance Relief Andhra Pradesh Rajamahendravaram, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Itanangar, Narottam Nagar
Assam Guwahati, Karimganj, Silchar
Bihar Chapra, Katihar, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Gujarat Rajkot, Vadodara
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Deoghar, Ghatshila, Jamtara, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Morabadi, Ranchi Sanatorium
Karnataka Halasuru, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Ponnampet, Shivanahalli
Kerala Koyilandy, Tiruvalla
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune
Distress / Disturbance Relief Meghalaya Shillong, Sohra
(Continued) Odisha Bhubaneshwar, Kothar, Puri Math, Puri Mission
Rajasthan Khetri
Tamil Nadu Coimbatore Mission, Madurai, Nattarampalli, Ooty, Salem
Tripura Kailashahar
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Vrindaban
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Kankhal, Mayavati, Shyamlatal
West Bengal Antpur, Asansol, Bagda, Baghbazar, Bamunmura, Bankura, Baranagar Math, Baranagar Mission, Barasat, Belgharia, Burdwan, Chandipur, Contai, Cooch Behar, Darjeeling, Gadadhar Ashrama, Garbeta, Gourhati, Gurap, Ichapur, Jalpaiguri, Jayrambati, Kamarpukur, Kankurgachhi, Lalgarh, Malda, Manasadwip, Medinipur, Mekhliganj, Naora, Narendrapur, Purulia, Rahara, Rajarhat, Ramharipur, RKMVERI (deemed university), Saradapitha, Sargachhi, Sarisha, Sikra-Kulingram, Taki, Tamluk.
3 Drought Relief Karnataka Belagavi, Ponnampet
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Pune
Telangana Hyderabad
4 Fire Relief Arunachal Pradesh Aalo
Assam Guwahati, Karimganj, Narottam Nagar, Silchar
Fire Relief (Continued) Bihar Katihar
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
West Bengal Malda
5 Flood Relief Assam Itanagar, Karimganj
Bihar Chapra, Katihar, Patna
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Madhya Pradesh Allahabad
Telangana Hyderabad
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Uttarakhand Shyamla Tal
West Bengal Antpur, Cooch Behar
6 Gangasagar Mela Relief West Bengal Seva Pratishthan, Headquarters
7 Jaydev Kenduli Mela Relief West Bengal Asansol, Seva Pratishthan
8 Storm Relief Assam Silchar
West Bengal Ramharipur
9 Summer Relief Tamil Nadu Chennai Mission Ashrama, Salem
Telangana Hyderabad
West Bengal Sargachhi
10 Winter Relief Andhra Pradesh Rajamahendravaram
Arunachal Pradesh Aalo, Itanagar, Narottam Nagar
Assam Guwahati, Karimganj, Silchar
Bihar Chapra, Katihar, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Gujarat Limbdi, Rajkot, Vadodara
Himachal Pradesh Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Deoghar, Ghatshila, Jamshedpur, Jamtara, Ranchi Morabadi, Ranchi Sanatorium
Karnataka Belgaum, Mysuru, Ponnampet
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra Nagpur
Meghalaya Shillong, Sohra
Odisha Bhubaneshwar, Kothar, Puri Math, Puri Mission
Rajasthan Jaipur, Khetri
Tamil Nadu Chennai Students’ Home, Coimbatore Mission, Ooty
Tripura Agartala
Uttarakhand Almora, Mayavati, Shyamla Tal
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi Home of Service, Vrindaban
West Bengal Advaita Ashrama Kolkata, Antpur, Asansol, Bagda, Baghbazar, Bamunmura, Bankura, Baranagar Math, Baranagar Mission, Barasat, Barisha, Belgharia, Belur Math, Burdwan, Chandipur, Contai, Cooch Behar, Cossipore, Darjeeling, Garbeta, Gourhati, Gurap, Ichapur, Jalpaiguri, Jayrambati, Kamarpukur, Kankurgachhi, Lalgarh, Malda, Manasadwip, Medinipur, Naora, Narendrapur, Purulia, Rahara, Rajarhat, Ramharipur, RKMVERI (deemed university), Saradapitha, Sargachhi, Sarisha, Sikra Kulingram, Swamiji’s House, Taki, Tamluk.
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A sum of Rs. 37.80 crore (Rs. 0.59 crore in cash and Rs. 37.21 crore in kind) was spent on primary relief operations to help 11,64,840 people of 5,86,369 families in 9029 villages.

 

Rehabilitation Work

Aurangabad centre installed 7 water filters in 7 schools, sunk 2 bore-wells, installed a pump set and distributed 380 drums (110 litre capacity) for storing water.

Chennai Mathconstructed (i) a building to be used as a community hall and educational centre, and (ii) 60 low-cost houses at Meliruppu Panchayat area in Cuddalore district which had been affected by floods in November 2015. Moreover, 60 families were given a stove and an LPG cylinder each.

Chennai Students’ Home handed over the following to flood-affected families: (i) 19 low-cost houses, 13 toilets and Sister Nivedita Community Hall at Thathaimanji village in Thiruvallur district (the settlement was renamed Vivekanandapuram), (ii) 14 low-cost houses at Kanchivoyal village, (iii) 40 low-cost houses at Poovalambe village in Thiruvallur district (the locality was renamed Ramakrishnapuram), and (iv) 31 cots and an equal number of racks, stoves, utensil sets & blankets in Thathaimanji village.

Hyderabad centre installed 7 Reverse Osmosis plants in 7 villages and excavated a well on the riverbed in Adalpur village of Ranga Reddy

Ponnampet centre distributed 11 sewing machines. The centre also constructed 3 public toilets at Halligattu Deva colony of Kodagu district.

Pune centre undertook a water conservation project which involved dredging of 5 km stretch of the River Kanadi at Shiur village in Ahmednagar district.

Purulia centre handed over 5 new houses to poor families in Purulia district.

Saradapitha installed two arsenic-and-iron-removal water plants in Nadia district.

Antpur Math distributed 15 rickshaw vans and 175 sets of weaving accessories, Malda centre distributed a tricycle, Rahara centre distributed 4 rickshaw vans and 2 cycle-rickshaws and Puri Mission centre distributed 10 hand-carts.

The following centres distributed sewing machines to the poor and needy. (Number of machines distributed by each centre is shown against its name): Antpur – 46, Chandipur – 11, Guwahati – 6, Khetri – 67, Malda – 7 and Rahara – 8.

A sum of Rs. 3.27 crore was spent on these rehabilitation projects during the year 2016-17.


 

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