RELIEF WORK : A BRIEF REPORT AS ON 1 APRIL 2016

 

Winter Relief:

(i) The following centres distributed blankets to poor people:

 

Sl. Centre Blankets Dates
1. Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata 241 December & January
2. Allahabad 300 3 to 21 February
3. Almora 324 1 January to 20 March
4. Bankura 350 6 November to 31 January
5. Belgaum 300 5 December and 10 January
6. Bhubaneshwar 385 10 January to 3 February
7. Chandipur 300 30 November to 21 February
8. Cherrapunji 231 31 January to 24 February
9. Gadadhar Ashrama, Kolkata 50 6 March
10. Jamshedpur 48 26 February and 6 March
11. Jayrambati 3620 15 December to 17 January
12. Koalpara (Jayrambati) 600 9 to 22 December
13. Kothar 200 12 January
14. Lalgarh 250 2 to 20 January
15. Lucknow 330 22 December to 26 January
16. Mayavati 311 11 to 20 December
17. Nagpur 50 15 March
18. Narendrapur, Kolkata 300 5 to 18 January
19. Ponnampet 1000 1 July to 3 February
20. Ranchi Morabadi 140 30 December to 8 February
21. Thiruvananthapuram 107 18 January
TOTAL 9437

 

 

  • The following centres distributed various winter garments, mentioned against their names, to needy people:
    • Almora: 41 sweaters and 1 blazer from 1 January to 20 March.
    • Belgharia: 9 coats on 18
    • Cherrapunji: 19 shawls in February.
    • Darjeeling: 2662 shawls from 14 June to 27 March.
    • Lalgarh: 100 jackets from 2 to 20 January.
    • Lucknow: 4038 jackets and 1745 sweaters from 26 January to 1
    • Mayavati: 2000 jackets and 5000 sweaters from 26 January to 5
    • Pune: 650 sweatshirts from 5 to 28 February.
    • Rajkot: 3611 sweaters from 9 to 21 February.
    • Visakhapatnam: 1500 jackets and 3500 sweaters from 20 February to 13 March.

 

Cyclone Relief:

Fiji: Continuing its relief work, Fiji centre distributed 200 kg rice, 100 kg dal (lentils), 100 kg salt, 4960 packets of 10 varieties of vegetable seeds, and assorted garments among the people affected by Cyclone The centre also provided medical relief to 417 patients from 27 February to 21 March.

 

Earthquake Relief & Rehabilitation:

Nepal: Kathmandu centre continued its relief work among earthquake-affected families in The centre distributed 7476 blankets, 2520 foam sheets, 1962 plastic sheets and 4159 utensil sets (each set containing 2 pots, 5 plates, 5 mugs, 5 spoons and a ladle) among 8169 families in Lalitpur and Nuwakot districts from 6 February to 23 March. The centre also distributed 5000 bamboos among 82 families in Shankharapur, Kathmandu, from 4 to 12 February to help them build their houses.

 

Distress Relief:

The following centres distributed various items, as shown against their names, to needy people:

  • Belgharia: 381 kurtas, 222 dhotis, 50 lungis, 400 pyjamas, 24 sherwanis and 30 dupattas on 18 March
  • Chandipur: 101 saris, 130 dhotis, 153 notebooks and 36 distas of exercise paper from 11 November to 10
  • Cherrapunji: 52 saris on 17 February.
  • Halasuru: 2000 saris, 5000 shirts and 2506 pants from 18 February to 29 March.
  • Jayrambati: (i) 4320 saris and 500 dhotis from 15 December to 17 January,
  • Koalpara: 800 saris from 9 to 22 December.
  • Lalgarh: 200 saris and 100 lungis from 2 to 20 January.
  • Lucknow: 5661 shirts, 1543 trousers and 3009 T-shirts from 26 January to 1
  • Nagpur: 145 saris, 25 shirts, 25 trousers, 100 bars of bathing soap and 50 bars of washing soap on 15
  • Nattarampalli: 598 shirts and 384 trousers from 18 to 29 February.
  • Pune: 977 shirts and 285 trousers from 5 to 28
  • Rajamahendravaram (Rajahmundry): 80 tiffin carriers, 40 mats, 40 bed-sheets, 40 pillows, 20 kg Horlicks, 80 packets of biscuits, etc on 4
  • Rajkot: 3601 shirts and 1818 trousers from 9 to 21 February.
  • Visakhapatnam: 10,000 shirts and 5000 trousers from 20 February to 13 March.

 

Flood Rehabilitation:

(a) Tamil Nadu: Coimbatore Math centre distributed 6900 coconut fronds, 2149 casuarina poles, 41 kg coil rope, 44 kg fibre rope, 9 kg nails, 4 pipes, 8 cement sheets and 20 J-bolts to 8 families of Vangivakkam village in Thiruvallur district from 1 to 29 March.

 

(b) Uttarakhand: The newly constructed three-storey girls’ hostel building and the three-storey postgraduate block of Anusuya Prasad Bahuguna Government PG College in Agastyamuni, Uttarakhand, were inaugurated on 16 March. The General Secretary, Swamis Suvirananda and Nityashuddhananda, several other monks, some representatives of the Uttarakhand government, local leaders and others participated in the programme. The Headquarters through our Dehradun centre got the buildings constructed to help the college whose buildings had been severely damaged during the floods in June 2013.

Economic Rehabilitation:

The following centres handed over the items given below to poor and needy people:

Sl. Centre Items Date
1. Chandipur 8 sewing machines 14 February
2. Mymensingh (Bangladesh) 6 cows 11 March

 

 

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