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™ VIVEKANANDA KENDRA RDP NEWS LETTER Oatober - 2018 With regards, Yours Sincerely, (S.Ayyappan) ‘Through 75 Creches, 1848 rural Children were nurtured.In all the Balwadis, "3 malt along with hygienically prepared, highly nutritive lunch with vegetables ‘were served during the day and inthe evening vitamin-rich cereals were provided to the children. Eye camps were conducted at 2 places, in Kanyakumari and Nellai districts in which 399 were treated for their eye ailments and 70 underwent cataract operation. 40 persons were given eye medicines and 16 persons were given spectacles. - In our Medicare Programme, 1749 patients were examined and treated for various common ailments through 14 Rural Medical Centers in Kanyakumari,Nellai and Thoothukudi districts. 4 tailoring units are functioning well in Nellai district with the total attendance of 81. Yoga Varga has been conducted at 2 places in Aruppukottai and Kovilpatti where 27 persons attended. Vivekavani Subscriptions collected includes 146 annual and 5 Patrons. Shivalinga Pooja was conducted at 3 places in Kanyakumari District 186 devotecs participated. Under ‘Adopt a Granny scheme’, 29 destitute 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 Souther districts of Tamilnadu. ‘Durga Pooja conducted at 3 places, in Kanyakumari District 184 devotees participated. Under Amrita Surabhi Scheme, our Kendra workers collected 1012 Kgs of rice from Southern five districts. ‘Urban competition at Tenkasi Total No.of. competitions - 5, Schools - 86, Students -1026, Parents - 135, Teachers-138 Total No.of. competitions - 18, Schools - 157, Students -2631, Parents- 128, ‘Teachers -218 Toa Te aa and offered prayers for the welfare of the self, family and the society. In 173 Sanskara Vargas, 6765 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 pattiotic songs and games. During Thamirabarani Pushkaram!008 Deepa Pooja was conducted on 24.10.2018 in Murappanadu - Arulmigu Kailasanathar Temple where 1080 devotces participated from 50 villages. ‘Murappanadu Thamirabaran Pushkaram, Mass Deepa Pooja Cultural conference was held at Tenkasi, Mekkadu, Vallioor and Kovilpatti and 594 students. from 20 cultural classes In this conference Vivekananda Kendra workers, well-wishers, teachers and volunteers participated. ‘Tenkasi Vallioor Mekkadu Bagavath Gita Chanting - celebrated in one place from Tirunelveli districts and nearly 500 people participated. Mathru Pooja was conducted at two places in two districts and 198 parents participated . Parents meeting was conducted at 12 places in three districts and 346 parents participated . Through various branch centers, including Thoothukudi A.O. and book stalls, literature books, were sold for Rs. 93.426/-