Service Activities Outside India: 2019-20


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.

Relief Work

Sl.

Type of Relief

Country

Conducted through (centre)

1

Covid-19 Relief

Bangladesh

Bagerhat, Chandpur and Mymensingh

South Africa

Durban

Sri Lanka

Colombo

2

Flood Relief

Sri Lanka

Colombo

3

Cyclone Relief

Bangladesh

Bagerhat

4

Winter Relief

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Bangladesh

Bagerhat, Baliati, Dinajpur, Faridpur, Jashore

Zambia

Lusaka

Medical Units

Units

No. of Units

Break-up of Total Patients

Male

Female

Child

Dispensaries (incl. mobile units)

22

94,321

1,07,040

35,315

Eye Camps

2

600

700

349

General Medical Camps

26

5,236

6,631

4,605

Total

50

1,00,157

1,14,371

40,269

Educational Units

Institutions

No. of Units

No. of Students

Boys

Girls

Total

Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools

2

582

508

1,090

Jr. Basic/ UP/ LP Schools   (I-V)

6

330

358

688

Pre-Basic/ KG/ Nursery Schools/ Crèches

3

412

383

795

Hostels / Students’ Homes

15

502

502

Orphanages

3

122

77

199

Computer Training Centres

6

247

239

486

Vocational Training Centres

2

188

123

311

Chatuspathi

1

162

162

Coaching Classes

127

2,353

2,383

4,736

Total

165

4,898

4,071

8,969

Vocational Training

Vocational Courses

Batches

Trained

No. of Students

Boys

Girls

Total

 Agriculture, Horticulture, Floriculture, etc

          3

122

25

147

 Vocational Music

5

66

90

156

Total

8

188

115

303

General Welfare Work

Items / Help Given

Quantity Distributed

No. of Beneficiaries

Male

Female

Child

Total

Rice / Wheat etc (kg)

18,130

18,265

36,395

Ration Bags1

1,020

987

1,635

3,642

Clothes

875

1,375

215

2,465

Pecuniary Help for

 

 

 

 

 

 – Medical needs

21

19

1

41

 – Educational needs

62

59

24

145

 – Miscellaneous needs

25

49

31

105

Others

2

4

6

1 Ration bags contained rice, pulses, salt, cooking oil, condiments, sugar, tea leaves, etc.

Spreading of Moral, Cultural and Spiritual Ideas

This was accomplished through a number of libraries, lectures, regular classes, public celebrations, etc. 

Libraries &

Reading Rooms

No.

of

Units

No.

of

Books

Newspapers

Periodicals

Attendance

Public / Schools / Colleges

15

75,843

19

97

14,400

 

Our centres also published valuable books and 12 periodicals in 7 languages. Our Swamis gave lectures at the centres and also in colleges, universities, and other institutions; conducted religious classes, observed religious festivals with special worship, organized seminars and held retreats.

Details of the lectures etc conducted by our Math and Mission centres abroad during the year are given below:

Preaching / Lectures

No. of Classes, etc

Attendance

Classes / Lectures

560

66,880

Retreats

69

4,802

Celebrations / Public Meetings

82

1,16,805

 

Periodicals 

Publication Centres 

Periodicals

Languages

Mission

3

3

2

Math

9

9

5


 

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