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Story of flood-devastated Rajouli The grand RSS work in flood-hit areas

Source: Organiser
By Vikrant Shah
Devastation was huge. Trauma on the faces of affected was unforgettable. But the sight of selfless disciplined swayamsevaks and pouring in of material support not only from different parts of the country but across the world was encouraging. Stories of people having taken leave for days to work at ground zero and doctors having set-up free medical camps sacrificing their routine work was motivating. Calamity had befallen.
This is a short story of Rajouli village. A story of devastation that can’t be comprehended through images and video footages. A story of people having lost every single thing they had in matter of hours. A story of power of water. A story of damage that will take months and years to repair. However, this is also a story from which lot is to be learnt. A story where entire nation came together to support those affected by deadly floods. It was just like the circulatory system of our body combating the injury of some part with immediate…

A bigger vision (Seva Bharathi , Narayana Netralaya)

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Express Features BANGALORE: Eye speciality hospital Narayana Nethralaya along with Aruna Che thana and Seva Bharathi in con tinuation of its ‘Slum 10K Pro ject’ conducted its 6th Free Chi ldren’s Eye Screening and Tre atment Camp for chi ldren from the slums under 15 years of age at the Gov ern ment Mo del Higher Pri mary School in Martha lli, re cently. More than 30 slums in and aro und the re gion.Aravind Limbavalli, Minister for Higher Edu ca tion, pre sided over the in auguration of the camp, and was appre ci ative of the in itiative that pro vides not only free scre ening, but also free treatment that in cludes spe ctacles and surgery.This time, 1350 chi ldren from the urban slums were scre ened in less than 8 hours in a terti ary care- set ting created by the team of more than 20 ophtha lmo lo gi sts from Naraya na Ne thrala ya and the volu nte ering orga ni sa ti ons.The event was co- orga ni sed by Airport Road Lions Club who pro vided free food for all the chi ldren.“With the …