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Appeal & Sewa Update on Flood relief by Sewa Bharathi Volunteers

Old persons should not be overlooked: Min (Seva Bharathi)

Source: Central Chronicle
By Our Staff Reporter
Bhopal, Oct 1:
Minister of State for Social Justice Ranjana Baghel today said that old people should not be neglected or overlooked and added that their ideology and habits made them great.
Addressing a function on the occasion of International Day of Older Persons, organised by Seva Bharti, at Anand Dham Old Age Home here, Ms Baghel stressed the need for proper counselling in the old age homes and changing of mentality of the family members. ''Sending old people to the old age home is not the solution to the problem,'' she pointed out.
Extending her best wishes to the aged people, the Minister assured that the government would always help them and keeping in view this aspect the Chief Minister, Shivraj Singh Chouhan had called a Mahapanchayat for the old people.
Ms Baghel also honoured the people, who dedicated their life to the service of old persons.

Flood relief : Appeal

Rivers overflowing: Tungabhadra, bhima, krishna

Mahaboobnagar Dist

Tanks / Ponds that have bunds cut off: 222
Villages Affected : 41
Effected Mandals: 8
Aiza, Vaddepalli, Manavapadu, Alampur, Pebberu, Gadwal (Rural), Gattu, Kollapur
Affected Agricultura land: 8,184 acres

No Of Volunteers involved: 170
Food Distribution: 3 Quintals (2000 Packets)
Water packets: 1500

Kurnool District:
Affected Data
Affected mandals: 15 
No of Volunteers: 400
Relief material: 6  truck loads 
Food Packets: 70,000
Bread packets: 15,000

Water packets: 40,000

Affected people: 300,000
Medicines for: 10,000 people

Flooded villages: 20
Towns flooded: Kurnool, Nandyal
Camp off Seva Bharathi: Pullareddy Engg College, Kurnool
Agricultural land: 100,00 acre crop
Mantralaya - famous temple of Raghavendra Swamy completely immersed in water.

Palamoor District (Mahabubnagar District):

Affected Data
Tanks / Ponds that have bunds cut off: 222
People affected: 200,000
Villages Affected : 41
Effected Mandals: 8
Aiza, Vaddepal…