A Brief report on Relief Work
The following relief works were conducted by Ramakrishna Mission Calcutta Students’ Home, with the help of Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math during the year 2009-10
- Distress Relief in April 2009 :
136 saris, 1 dhuit, 414 pants, 396 shirts, 316 frocks, 52 ezers, 2 churidars, 4 blankets, and 120 Kg milk powder were distributed to 1256 members of 729 families in 6 villages of Sandeshkhali, Bhangar-I, Barjora, Narayangarh, Dantan-II blocks of 24 Parganas North & South, Purba and PaschimMedinipur districts respectively during the month of April 2009.
- Distress Relief in May 2009 :
222 saris, 190 dhutis, 392 pants, 398 shirts, 212 frocks, 46 ezers, 47 churidars and 60 Kg milk powder were distributed to 889 members of 592 families in 4 villages of Bhangar-I, Krishnanagar, Narayangarh and Dantan-II blocks of 24-Pargans(S), Nadia and PaschimMedinipur districts respectively during the month of May 2009.
- Aila Cyclone and Flood Relief in May and June 2009 :
63,600 kg chira, 6,500 kg sugar, 2,95,000 halogen tablets, 1,250 kg bleaching powder and 600 kg lime were distributed to 32,918 victims of 7,405 families in Bazarpara, Adibashipalli, Rangapara, Baidyapalli, Joddarpalli, Mondal Gram, MistriBhita, Kalidaspur, Hetal Bari, Gobindapur of Chotomollakhali, Amtali and Kumirmari of Gosaba block in South 24 Parganas district.
- Distress Relief in June 2009 :
317 saris, 122 dhutis, 361 pants, 377 shirts, 412 frocks, 44 ezers were distributed to 483 members of 480 families in 3 villages of Sarenga, Krishnanagar and Barjora blocks of Bankura and Nadia district during the month of June 2009.
- Distress Relief in December 2009 :
The following Relief items was distributed among the 6065 people of 2995 families in14 villages of Gosaba Block of South 24 Parganas Dist. During the month of September 2009 : Lungi – 3003, Sari – 6123, Mosqito Net – 2995, Halozen Tablets - 2,99,500.
- Aila Cyclone Relief in January 2010 :
We have distributed 10,345 saris, 10,333 dhotis, 12,721 blankets, 13,300 woollen jackets, 3100 mosquito-nets and 3000 sets of utensils (each set containing 5 plates, 5 glasses, 5 spoons, 2 gamlas and 1 ladle) to 6829 Aila-affected families in Gosaba block, South 24 Parganas district, on 17 January 2010.
- Solar Lantern Project, January 2010 :
As a part of the post-Aila Cyclone Relief work, we have distributed 3090 solar lanterns to 3090 families in the Aila affected area of Sundarban on 24 January 2010. All these lanterns are prepared in-house at the premise of this Home by the volunteers of different zones who are actively engaged in this relief work under technical supervision of Students of our Diploma Engg. college, Shilpapitha & other very experienced technical persons from different companies like Ion exchange, L&T, Stasalit Ltd, EtsElex etc. and institution like IISWBM. We have also imparted training for preparation and maintenance of solar lantern to thirty-five (35) willing young boys of different areas of Chhotomollakhali, Amtali, Kumirmari, of South 24 Parganas, Karkai, Lalgarh, Kadra of PaschimMedinipur and Duttapulia of Nadia district so that they can start a small business on their own in their respective places. Four of them, have already started such works.
- Winter Relief in March 2010 :
2144 saris, 300 dhotis, 1797 lungis, 567 shirts, 368 pants, 87 frocks, 477 churidars, 25 mosquito nets and 675 blankets were distributed among 5852 members of 1862 families in 24 villages of 7 blocks in Nadia, Murshidabad, North & South 24 Parganas districts.