Activities : Welfare Work : 2016-17

Both the Math and Mission conducted welfare work by providing the following to needy persons:

Items / Help Given Quantity Distributed No. of Beneficiaries
Male Female Child Total
Rice / Wheat etc (kg) 1,05,270 2,615 11,574 56,015 70,204
Ration Bags 1 35,689 1,465 2,990 24,594 29,049
Snacks /Tiffin -- 38,743 11,813 1,44,231 1,94,787
Meals (Annadanam) -- -- -- -- 39,23,010
Water/ Buttermilk -- -- -- -- 6,32,932
Milk (kg) 2 59,901 12,527 25,650 1,90,814 2,28,991
Hygienic Kits 3 33,994 204 668 9,240 10,112
Educational Kits4 54,684 12,965 10,936 5,366 29,267
Clothes -- 97,070 94,664 10,310 2,02,044
Pecuniary Help -- 5,305 5,197 447 10,949
Medical Help -- 23,765 39,192 8,084 71,041
Educational Help -- 11,157 7,761 1,609 20,527
Other types of help -- 15,782 9,530 641 25,953

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. 19.67 crore and Rs. 5.32 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 and dispensaries for the treatment of poor patients.


 

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