SOUTH EASTERN RAILWAY
SER BHARAT SCOUTS & GUIDES PROVIDES FOOD AND RATIONS TO NEEDY COMMUNITY PEOPLE
Kolkata, 12th July, 2020:
South Eastern Railway Bharat Scouts & Guides played a crucial role in services to the needy community people during lockdowns in the wake of national crisis due to COVID-19 pandemic. SER Bharat Scouts & Guides is the disciplined voluntary organisation with full of patriotism for serving the nation. They are always ready for any task and have been working in services to the mankind in the most difficult situations. This has been spread over four Divisions of South Eastern Railway viz.Kharagpur, Adra, Chakradharpur , Ranchi along with other units .
Ever since the lockdown was imposed due to Novel Coronavirus, South Eastern Railway Bharat Scouts & Guides have altogether distributed 76,821 cooked meals with variety of items in veg and non-veg and 3,16,084 dry ration packets comprising of rice, pulses, spices, onions, potatoes , soyabeans, garlic, edible oiletc. to the helpless, needy & wretched community people in the vicinity of railway areas all over South Eastern Railway.The badly affected people are mainly daily wage workers, rickshaw pullers, coolies and their familiesand also slum dwellers,beggars, vagabonds etc. When people dare not to come outside from their homes, the Rangers, Rovers and other young Scouts & Guides of SER have assisted the downtrodden and poorer sections of the society.
Apart from these, SER Bharat Scouts & Guides have produced and distributed 25,876 face masks amongst the helpless and poor people to contain the spread of COVID-19. SER Scouters have conductedmany mass awareness campaign to wear face masks and maintain social distancing amongst the surrounding community people. SER Bharat Scouts & Scouts have also arranged Blood Donation Camps for the needy and serious patients of the community. These have been done to uplift the morale of the poorer sections of the society.
South Eastern Railway Bharat Scouts & Guides is committed to continue these philanthropic services longing till the COVID-19 pandemic is disappeared from the country.