In the 4 Mission centres and 11 combined Math and Mission centres in Bangladesh; other Mission centres in Fiji, France, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and Zambia and 24 Math centres in other countries, our Swamis gave lectures at the centres and also in colleges, universities, etc, conducted religious classes, observed religious festivals with special worship, organized seminars, and held retreats. Some of them also brought out publications on philosophical subjects and spiritual teachings. Some of the activities undertaken by these centres during the year are enumerated below.
The details of the relief operations conducted is given below.
|Sl.||Type of Relief||Country||Conducted through (centre)|
|2||Disturbance/ Distress Relief||Bangladesh||Baliati, Dhaka, Dinajpur, Habiganj, Mymensingh|
|4||Flood Relief||Bangladesh||Dhaka, Jessore|
|5||Winter Relief||Bangladesh||Chandpur, Dhaka, Dinajpur, Jessore, Mymensingh|
During the year the following medical and allied units provided their services to the poor and the needy.
|Units||No. of Units||Break-up of Total Patients|
|General Medical Camps||31||5,050||5,660||908|
|Moreover, 57 units of blood were also collected from 57 voluntary blood donors through 3 camps|
In the year under review, the following institutions provided educational services.
|Institutions||No. of Units||No. of Students|
|Higher Secondary Schools||1||450||552||1002|
|Chatuspathi (Sanskrit Pathshala)||1||138||--||138|
|Junior High / Middle Schools (VI-VIII)||1||102||93||195|
|Jr. Basic / UP/ LP Schools (I-V)||7||250||175||425|
|Pre-Basic / KG/ Nursery Schools/Crèches||5||436||281||717|
|Hostels / Students' Homes||16||752||--||752|
|Computer Training Centres||6||382||219||601|
|Vocational Training Centres||3||163||29||192|
Details of various types of training provided are given below:
|Vocational Courses||Batches Trained||No. of Students|
|Agriculture, Horticulture, Floriculture, etc||1||51||--||51|
|Automotive Servicing & Repairing||2||14||6||20|
|Basic Computer Operations||1||60||--||60|
|Commercial Art & Painting||2||10||21||31|
Rural Welfare Work
Details of the various types of rural welfare services provided are given below:
|Types of Services||Units||No. of Beneficiaries|
1 Hygienic Kits contained toothpaste tubes, toothbrushes, soap bars, antiseptics, nail-cutters, etc.
2 Educational Kits contained textbooks, notebooks, pens, pencils, erasers, geometry boxes, rulers, uniforms, etc.
Spreading Moral, Cultural and Spiritual Ideas
This was accomplished through a number of libraries, lectures, regular classes, public celebrations, etc.
Cultural Units / Programmes No. of Units / Programmes No. of Participants / Delegates Cultural Units (Balak Sangha, Jnana Vahini, etc.) 8 1,411 Cultural Camps : Yoga, Meditation, etc 4 1,274 Camps for Children 1 250 Total 13 2,935
During the year, the centres organized several classes / lectures, the details of which are given below.
|Preaching / Lectures||No. of Classes, etc||Attendance|
|Classes / Lectures||1,684||3,89,885|
|Celebrations / Public Meetings||92||6,02,520|
Eleven periodicals were published by 7 Math centres and 4 Mission centres in 5 languages.