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 |  Relief News : A  Brief  Report as on 29 February 2008

 

Winter Relief: A total number of 19,284 blankets were distributed through the following centres to poor people affected by the severity of winter:

 

Almora - 302, Asansol - 500, Baghbazar - 210, Bankura - 987, Baranagar Mission - 800, Barasat - 500, Belgharia - 520, Chapra - 370, Cooch Behar - 336, Deoghar - 2000, Dinajpur (Bangladesh) - 257, Garbeta - 50, Guwahati - 250, Jayrambati - 1057, Kamarpukur - 1300, Kanpur - 231, Katihar - 400, Koalpara (Jayrambati) - 2748, Limbdi - 260, Medinipur - 300, Puri Math - 1000, Purulia - 1500, Rahara - 106, Rajkot - 47, Ranchi Sanatorium - 529, Sikra Kulingram - 600, Taki - 673, Tamluk - 1000, Varanasi Home of Service - 451.

 

 

Besides, the following centres distributed winter garments, as shown in brackets: Baranagar Mission (125 chadars, 415 sweaters), Rajkot (63 sweaters), Ranchi Sanatorium (25 woolen chadars).


Photo : Asansol


Photo : Barasar


Photo : Baranagar Mission


Photo : Bankura


Photo : Cooch Behar


Photo : Kamarpukur


Photo : Kanpur


Photo : Mindnapore


Photo : Puri Math


Photo :
Sikra Kulingram


Photo : Ranchi Sanatorium, More Photos >


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Varanasi Home of Service, More Photos >

 

Flood Relief: West Bengal: Belgharia centre, as a part of post-flood-relief work, distributed 1900 biscuit packets, 520 dhotis, 233 shirts, 532 frocks, etc to 765 poor flood-victims in Purba Medinipur district.

 

Distress Relief: The following centres distributed various items, shown in brackets, to poor and needy persons of nearby areas:

In India: Baranagar Mission (298 saris, 211 dhotis, 15 churidars, 87 pants and shirts, 36 bags), Garbeta (70 dhotis), Jayrambati (1520 saris), Katihar (food packets to 340 families, 30 cycles, 400 books and stationery to students), Medinipur (50 saris, 20 dhotis), Rahara (174 saris, 51 dhotis, 120 mosquito-nets, 76 wrappers, 26 litres of coconut oil, 309 food packets), Ranchi Sanatorium (10 mosquito-nets), Taki (275 saris, 25 dhotis).

Besides, Katihar centre sunk 30 tube-wells in nearby villages.

In Bangladesh: Dinajpur (498 saris, 475 dhotis, 80 other garments).
 

Economic Rehabilitation: The following centres distributed, under self-employment programme, various items, shown in brackets, to poor and needy persons of nearby rural areas: Katihar (4 sewing machines, 15 rickshaws), Tamluk (16 sewing machines, 16 fishing-nets, 7 rickshaws).

 


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