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VIVEKANANDA KENDRA RDP NEWS LETTER September ~ 2018 Dear Sir? Madam, Vanakkam. We are happy and obliged to send you the report of the activities conducted by VKRDP. The details of our activities, for the month of September 2018, is listed for your ready reference and kind information. With regards, Yours Sincerely, S Payers (S.Ayyappan) (Servies cetivities) Through 75 Creches, 1821 rural Children. were murtured.In all the Balwadis, Malt along with hygienically prepared, highly nutritive lunch with vegetables were served during the day and in the evening vtamin-rich cereals were provided to the children, Eye camps were conducted at 5 places, in Kanyakumari,Nellai and ‘Thoothukudi districts in which 791 were treated for their eye ailments and 145 underwent cataract operation. 65 persons were given £m lat Kallidaariht eye medicines and 65 persons were given spectacles. In our Medicare Programme, 1783 patients were examined and treated for various common ailments through 14 Rural Medical Centerg in Kanyakumari,Nellai and Thoothukudi districts. 4 tailoring units are functioning well in Nellai district with the total attendance of 81. a (Gilera aetivities) Yoga Varga has been conducted at 2 places in Aruppukottai and Kovilpatti where 27 persons attended. Vivekavani Subscriptions including 410 annual, 2 three years and two life and three Patron were collected. Shivalinga Pooja conducted at 3 places in Kanyakumari District where 181 devotees participated. Under ‘Adopt a Granny scheme’, 29 destitutes and old people were provided with monthly solatiums, in the form of rice, dhal,oil,etc., for their livelihood and 123 persons provided with rice only in five Southern districts of Tamilnadu. Durga Pooja conducted at 3 places, in Kanyakumari ~~ Urban competition at Rajapalayam District 179 devotees participated. 7 . Under Amrita Surabhi Scheme, our Kendra workers. collected 953 Kgs of rice from Southern five districts. Total No.of. competitions - 2, Schools - 31, Students -469, Parents - 78, Teachers- 44 Total No.of. competitions - 9, Schools-99, Students -1300, Parents - 152, Teachers -112 Monthly Deepa poojas were organized in 236 village temples in five Cultural Class Students districts of Southern Tamilnadu, in which 9893 ladies participated Kanyakumari and offered prayers for the welfare of the self, family and the society. In 173 Sanskara Vargas, 6231 students participated. The students were taught about the values of Indian Culture through games, lectures & lessons. The feelings of oneness were strengthened among the participants, through patriotic songs and games. 1008 Deepa Pooja conducted on 16.09.2018 in Kommadikottai - Sri Valaiguruswami Temple where 1164 devotees participated from 45 villages. Before Deepa Pooja Mathru Sammelan conducted in which Cultural class and Balwadi students’ dramas and songs performed. 2007 deepa pooja conducted at Rameshwaram in Ramnad district where 2511 people from 132 villages participated. Before Pooja in Mathru Sammelan Bhajans & inacting performed by our workers & Volunteers. Views of 1008 & 2007 Deepa Pooja at Rameswaram & Kommadikottai Taking Pledge Mathru Sammelan & 2007 Rameshwaram Deepa Pooja Universal Brotherhood day - celebrated on 11.09.2018 in 62 places from southern five districts and nearly 3992 people participated. Krishna Jeyanthi day - celebrated in 41 places from southem five districts and nearly 3488 people participated. Vinayagar Chathurthi - celebrated in 61 places in southern five districts and nearly 5141 people participated. Through various branch centers, including Thoothukudi A.O. and book stalls, literature books. were sold for Rs.68,684/-