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Eye camp for slum children Seva Bharathi karnataka

Source: Express buzz
Express News Service
First Published : 29 Jun 2009 08:28:32 AM IST
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BANGALORE: More than 1,000 slum children from Seshadripuram area got their eyes tested and treated at an eye screening camp conducted by Narayana Nethralaya as a part of its “Slum 10K” -- a pediatric eye care initiative in collaboration with Aruna Chetana and Seva Bharathi, two city based NGOs.

In the camp, 145 children were diagnosed with visual problems. Some of the conditions detected( against numbers) were: corneal problems (2), Squint (08), Retinal (07), Eye Lid problems (03) and cataract (04). Children, who require surgery and treatment will be treated, free of cost, at Narayana Nethralaya. Over 100 children received free spectacles.

The project was aimed at eradicating blindness and eye diseases in children.

Sewa Bharathi MEghalaya an Appeal

Seva Bharati is an NGO working for welfare & up-liftment of all the tribes for more than 12 yrs. They have been actively working in the following areas: EducationThey have been providing finances to schoolsHave hostels for schools (Boys / Girls) at Pune, Nashik, Nanded, Thane, Meghalaya, Sangali, Latur, Parbhani Health careVillage health worker projectMobile dispensary SanskarTraditional PrayersYoga training camps Self EmploymentPromote handicrafts made by the peopleTailoring training & provision of sewing machines is done Bharat Mera Ghar TourUnique & Novel activity for promoting national Integration. This includes – visiting tourist places, stayong with other families, visiting different NGO’s & Institutions etc. Our responsibility / expected contribution We  are planning to start audio visual communication van – to spread the message of integrity & social awareness among the tribes in Meghalaya. To initiate this activity – we need immediate help of Rs – 75,000** which …

Veteran Pracharak Vishnu Kumar passes away

The man behind RSS service activities

Veteran Sangh Pracharak Vishnu Kumar who practically materialised the service concept of RSS in Delhi, passed away on May 25. He was 76. He was unwell for the last a few months. He was undergoing treatment at Agrasen Hospital of Delhi. He returned Keshav Kunj in the morning and breathed his last at the Sangh Sthan. He performed the Sangh Prarthana and breathed his last at 6.55 am. Senior Pracharaks Shri Indresh Kumar, veteran Pracharak Shri Sohan Singh, Sah Prant Sanghachalak Shri Shyam Sunder Agrawal and joint secretary general of VHP Shri Champat Rai were also present at the shakha at that time.

Hundreds of swayamsevaks reached Keshav Kunj to pay their last respect to the departed soul. Prominent among those who paid tribute at Keshav Kunj included senior Pracharak Shri Indresh Kumar, former Governor of Goa Shri Kidarnath Sahani, Prant Pracharak Shri Prem Kuamr, Prant Karyavah Shri Vijay Kumar, Shri Deepak Rathi of Sewa Bharati. He was cremate…

Tribute to Vishnuji : His service recalled

“The diversity of service projects by Sewa Bharati that we see in Sewa Bastis today is due to the tireless efforts of Vishnuji. He never imposed his thinking over the people rather involved them in the decision process. He truly lived the life of Nava Dhadhichi. He developed the service projects as a security net around the people who are being targeted by the alien forces,” said RSS Sarkaryavah Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi. He was paying tribute to veteran Sangh Pracharak Vishnu Kumar who had passed away in New Delhi on May 25. The condolence meeting was organised by Delhi Prant RSS on May 31.

Shri Bhaiyaji Joshi further said Vishnuji never stuck to the old pattern and kept his mind open for new things and ideas. He never tired while serving the people and successfully won the trust of the people. That is why he never stopped due to lack of resources. He started the service work in Delhi from zero and faced so many difficulties. Sometime many people tried to discourage him but he never got d…

RSS relief work in Sunderbans

Sangh reaches where LF govt. failed
By Ranjit Roy * Women blew conch-shells to welcome swayamsevaks

* Massive relief work by RSS in cyclone-affected Sunderbans HINGALGANJ: It was a nightmarish experience for 50-odd swayamsevaks who were desperate to reach Hingalganj Jetighat criss-crossing other inaccessible riverine villages in the Sunderbans after Aila cyclone battered and ravaged Bengal’s famous archipelago of islands on May 25. The rivers Kalindi and Raimangal were turbulent and wind speed was not less than 60 km per hour even 24 hours after the cyclone lashed the Sunderbans.

They hired a large vessel with a capacity to carry about six tonnes relief materials for distributing among the cyclone-hit villagers separated from the mainland. Risking their lives, they finally reached Jetighat, Hemnagar, Mandirghat and Parghumta villages where thousands of marooned villagers had been awaiting the government relief for three days since the Aila blown away their hamlets. They had no food a…

Seva Bharati helps stranded people in Jammu

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Jammu: 27 May 2009 Tremors of the recent disturbance in Punjab were felt in negihbourhood areas also. Trains were not allowed to move from Jammu station as tension gripped in Punjab. With summer holiday season on the peak, thousands of passengers and tourists were stranded at Jammu railway station. Seva Bharati Jammu quickly swung into action to offer solace to the suffering people. Swayamsevaks quickly erected a makeshift office, mess, and provided food to passengers, especially women and children.
The mobile medical van of Jammu seva Bharati, along with volunteer doctors offered first aid and other medical relief to the people.