Distribution of Ration Kits, Medical Kits and Cooked Food : Chennai


Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai and Ramakrishna Mission Students Home, Chennai are jointly conducting relief activities to take care of Covid patients, to support the Covid front line warriors, daily wage workers and needy people.

1. Supply of Covid care kits to Covid positive patients staying in their homes: Covid Care kits (containing pulse oximeter, vaporizer, digital thermometer, face masks, sanitiser, soap, packets of immunity boosters (kabasura kudineer and adhimaduram) vitamin C and D3 tablets, multivitamin and zinc tablets) have been distributed to 538 Covid patients, till 30 May 2021.

2.  Help to Covid front line warriors: The ashramas have distributed vapour inhalers and stainless steel flasks kits to those who are fighting the corona pandemic from the front – 883 nos. of doctors, nurses, lab technicians, other hospital staff in Stanley Government Hospital, Chennai, on 24 and 25th May 2021.

3. Groceries to Daily wage workers:  516 Daily wage workers families in Madayambakkam, Ennore, Poovalambedu, Keemalur, Thathakandigai, Bommachikulam, Keezhapudi, Devaneri, Kallur, Thathaimanji villages were given grocery kits during the pandemic lockdown as on 29-05-2021.
Each grocery kits contain : Rice- 5kgs, Wheat flour-1kg, Toor Dhal- 500gms, Urad Dhal-500gms, Salt- 500gms, Sugar- 500gms, Palm Oil- 1 litre, Tamarind-250gms, Dhaniya powder-250gms, Turmeric powder- 50gms, Chilly powder- 250gms, Masala powder- 20gms, Mustard- 50gms, Cumin seeds- 50gms, Pepper- 50gms, Puliodharai mix- 30gms.

4. Food Packets to Hospital Staff and needy people: We have started distributing food packets prepared in the Students’ Home kitchen to the needy – 300 packets of lunch is served every day from 25 May 2021 to volunteers, staff and caregivers to patients Stanley Government Hospital, Chennai.

In the Adayar area, 300 packets of dinner are served every day from 25 May 2021 to the street dwellers and destitute with the assistance of Chennai Police.


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