Sewa Sandesh November 2014
RSS Sarkaryavah Bhaiyaji Joshi appeals doctors and nursing staff
TREAT PATIENTS AS A FORM OF GOD
RSS Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi appealed to doctors and nursing staff to treat the patients considering them as a form of God. He was inaugurating a blood bank and a 20 room new OPD block at the Bharat Vikas Parishad Hospital in Kota on October 7. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Health Minister of the State Rajendra Singh Rathore and national president of Bharat Vikas Parishad Sitaram Parik were also present on the occasion. Bharat Vikas Parishad runs a 200 bed multi-specialty hospital in the city and treats about 1.75 lakh patients every year. About 50,000 patients are treated as in patient, while about two lakh patients avail the facilities of lab. The blood bank comprises of whole blood, component, platelets, plasma and SDP. The hospital also runs a handicapped facilitation centre, where hundreds of handicapped people are provided with limbs. Apart from it, about Rs 40 lakh are spent on different other health activities like organising camps, distributing medicines and providing free treatment to economically deprived patients.
Bhaiyaji called upon the people to contribute in any of the social activity for holistic development of the country. He said we should develop a mechanism so that nobody should fall sick. He said the hospital run by Bharat Vikas Parishad should be different from others in the service of patients. Smt Vasundhara Raje expressed satisfaction over the facilities in the hospital. Health Minister also appreciated the state of the art facilities at the hospital. BVP president Shri Sitaram Parik, chairman of the hospital Shri Shayam Sharma also spoke on the occasion. Kshetra Pracharak Shri Durgadas, Prant Pracharak Shri Gajendra Singh, Kshetra Sampark Pramukh Shri Rajendra Divivedi and many other distinguished people were also present on the occasion..
BHAGINI NIVEDITA SEWA NYAS DONATES RICKSHAWS TO PAK HINDUS
Bhagini Nivedita Sewa Nyas Delhi, on 11th October provided cycle rickshaws and other basic necessary things to the Hindus who came from Pakistan. Apart from it, 25 families who came recently from Pakistan were provided with various household things like clothes, mattress, etc. Speaking on the occasion, general secretary of the Nyas Shri Mahavir Prasad Gupta assured the Hindus coming from Pakistan every possible help till they are granted citizenship in Bharat. He also applauded the support of Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bharat Vikas Parishad and many other organisations which have been helping the Nyas in this endeavour
SRILANKA GOVT APPRECIATES HSS RELIEF WORK
Kosalandha Meeriapeththa, an estate village in Uva province of Sri Lanka was badly affected by landslide on October 29. About 1,055 men and women including 162 children were displaced to a relief camp in Poonagala School after the landslide. At present, the camp is managed by Ministry of disaster management with the help of Army. Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS) Sri Lanka volunteers in many districts immediately planned to collect the essential material to help the affected. A group of karyakarthas travelled from Colombo to the affected village to assess the ground reality and planned to work in the relief camp.Within a day, swayamsevaks collected materials worth Rs 20 lakhs. Only swayamsevaks and sevikas are working inside the relief camp other than the government officials and the Army.
NATIONWIDE BLOOD DONATION CAMP OF VHP:
1 LAKH UNITS COLLECTED
In an overwhelming response to nationwide blood donation camp of VHP on 2nd November , thousands of youth donated blood across Bharat, crossing a collection of a total of 100,000 units of blood across the nation. The blood donation drive was organised by VHP and its youth wing Bajarangadal to commemorate the Golden Jubilee year of Vishwa Hindu Parishad.
VHP Chief Dr Pravin Togadia inaugurated VHP blood donation drive at Karolbagh of New Delhi. ‘In Karnataka 62 blood donation camps were held in which nearly 6000 units of blood collected’, said VHP leader Gopal Nagarakatte.
MASSIVE RELIEF AND RESCUE OPERATION BY SWAYAMSEVAKS IN CYCLONE HIT AP
The cyclone, Hudhud, severely hit three districts of Andhra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam. Although, the north-east monsoon affects every year the coastal areas of Bay of Bengal during October-November, this year the devastation is huge. Visakhapatnam is the worst hit.
The devastating winds started blewing from October 11 night with the speed ranging between 180-260 kmph, causing unimaginable damage to the greenery in the region. The fishermen lost their nets and boats in addition to their houses. The roof top of the city aerodrome blewn out completely. Houses were lifted and thrown several yards away. Several industries including the steel plant was paralysed. Nearly 6,000 electric poles in the city and 30,000 in the three districts along with several transformers either got bent, broke or were uprooted. Not a single street is found without fallen trees and uprooted electric poles. Communication towers were also blown off.
The government had taken excellent steps in protecting the life of people. About 5 lakh people from vulnerable areas were shifted to safe areas. The government machinery was pressed into service to provide electricity and water, to restore communication facilities immediately and to supply food, water, milk and other needs to the last man. Several voluntary organisations also joined in meeting the needs of the people.
RSS swayamsevaks started relief and rescue operation on October 12 itself by cutting the trees fallen across the streets and clearing the garbage to facilitate the movement of people and the vehicles. RSS with its several associated organisations like Jana Samkshema Samithi, Sewa Bharati, ABVP, Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bharatiya Vidya Kendram Educational institutions, etc, plunged into service activities from the next movement that they can came out of their houses.
BVK College has become the centre of activity for receiving the material and disbursing to several destinations. Nearly 1,000 volunteers are engaged in the 24 hours run activity. More than one lakh water packets, 25,000 milk packets, several packets of food, bread and biscuits had been distributed in nearly 50 localities far and near in the city. Similar supplies were sent to villages of the district including the coastal fishermen villages. Several dignitaries like Minister Shri Ravella Kishore Babu, Shri Manikyala Rao, Sri Vishnu Kumar Raju MLA, Dr K Hari Babu MP, RDO and others visited the affected areas.
SAMANWAYA GARMENT MAKING CENTRE
The Project has been started under the sponsorship of UPAYA Social Ventures early this financial year in the Mission to help the marginalized and poor, especially the Tribals, to make them stand on their own feet.
Accordingly, in the Kannankode Subcentre of Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission two months back Tailoring classes were started with the direct supervision of the Mission’s field staff. Dr.Jay K. Raman of USA is funding the Project thorough the UPAYA.
A garment making centre –SAMANWAYA – has been formally opened by Smt. Suma Bhaskaran, President of the Local Self Govt. on 2nd October, 2014 (Gandhi Jayanthi day).The Main speech was delivered by Adv. K A Asokan., Secretary of the Mission and First sale was solemnized by Shri M Prabhakaran, retired Canara Bank Manager and treasurer of Swami Vivekananda Medical Mission.
Grama Panchayat Ward members Shri CV Haridas, Smt. Sindhu and Tailor Raji Pattavayal made felicitation speeches. With 9 sewing machines, with interlock facility are being used here and 35 persons will derive direct benefit from this Centre. The garments will be marketed though the 50 or more Self Help Groups that are working tirelessly in the Tribal concentrated places to elevate them from the poverty and deprivation.
Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Mandal meeting of Arogya Bharati in Rajkot
GOVERNMENT AND VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS NEED TO WORK TOGETHER FOR HEALTHY BHARAT
— BHAIYAJI JOSHI
RSS Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi stressed the need that the governments and sewa organisations should work together to make the country healthy. “If we want to ensure that a healthy person remains healthy throughout the life, the governments and sewa organisations should work together,” the RSS Sarkaryavah said while inaugurating the Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Mandal meeting of Arogya Bharati, held in Rajkot from September 20 to 21. A total of 463 delegates from all parts of the country attended the meeting. National president of Arogya Bharati Dr Narendra Prasad (Patna), RSS Gujarat Prant Sanghachalak Dr Jayantibhai Bhadeshia, Vice Chancellor of Gujarat Ayurveda University Dr Naresh Kotecha and national secretary general of Arogya Bharati Dr Ramesh Gautam (Nagpur) were also present on the occasion. President of Reception Committee Dr Ballabhbhai Kathiria, who is also chairman of Gujarat Gou Sewa Ayog, welcomed Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi. The meeting adopted a resolution giving some solid suggestions for health policy of the country. The meeting discussed in details various issues concerning the health needs of the country and also reviewed the organisational activities. The meeting had a special session to showcase the talent of the traditional doctors.