GYWS collaborated with the Gram Panchayat to create a team of 15 -20 volunteers which consisted of local villagers and panchayat members for the door to door distribution of basic amenities to the rural households in the area under Gopali gram panchayat covering nearly 2000 families during the difficult situation of COVID-19. Following items were distributed to each household:
Also, GYWS engaged its Cabs to provide transportation facilities to the Civic Police.
Prof. D.K Maiti helped in availing 4L sanitizer and masks from the campus and in person went to purchase sanitizer from Frank Ross for the purpose of distribution.
Professor involved: Prof. D.K Maiti
A Mask Production Unit was set up in Kolkata which consists of 6 tailors, provided them with earning and produced 3 layered high-quality masks according to the standards prescribed by the Government of India which has 99% filter capacity.
They have donated their first production of 5000 masks to GYWS for their distribution in the Kharagpur region.
7 Gram panchayats have been targeted for the distribution. These include:
These 7 areas have been chosen after proper analysis and survey due to the following major reasons:
A total of 5000 masks has been distributed and the distribution count goes as follows:
All the masks donated by Mrs. Dasgpta were handed over to the respective gram panchayat’s pradhan on 28th April at 11 am in the Gopali gram panchayat office.
Resource Person: Mr. Sanjay Dasgupta & Mrs. Mausami Dasgupta (Fund providers), Mrs. Runa Ghosh and Mr. Koushik Ghosh(looking over their manufacturing and transportation as well)
Professors involved: Prof. Bhaskar B, Prof. Dipak Kumar Maiti and Prof. Damodar Maity