50-crore Uttarakhand relief and rehab programme inaugurated

27 Sep 2013, Amritapuri – Amritavarsham60

A massive charitable projects: a 50-crore relief-and-rehabilitation project in the flood-ravaged state of Uttarakhand was inaugurated during Amritavarsham60

1. Housing
The first key focus area in this project is housing. In the flood-ravaged areas of Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi, MAM will build approximately 500 homes to replace all the homes destroyed by the floods in 42 villages. These will be built on sites provided by the Uttarakhand State Government.


Kudikunnil Suresh, Hon. Minister of State for Labour, presented the plaque representing the MAM’s commitment to reconstructing these 500 homes to Rammoorthy, representative of Uttarakashi District in Uttarakhand.

2. Women’s Empowerment & Vocational Training
In an effort to empower the local communities, MAM will invest in establishing computerized vocational-education and training centres in the flood-ravaged communities.


Smt. Shaila Rani Rawat, Honourable Member of Legislative Assembly for Kedarnath, presented a plaque representing the Math’s pledge to provide Women’s Empowerment & Vocational Education Training in the region to Shobender, representative of Uttarakashi District in Uttarakhand.

3. Education
Another key component of this project will be to enrol impoverished children from the affected villages into MAM Vidyamritam scholarship programme.


Veerender Rawat, Congress Leader (and representative of Harish Rawat, Union Minister for Water Resources), presented the plaque representing the MAM’s Vidyamritam pledge to representative Vikram Naghi of Rudraprayag District Uttarakhand.

4. Healthcare
The fourth and final key area of this project is the provision of basic healthcare needs. Adding to the 8,000 people who were provided free medical care immediately following the disaster, MAM will build medical centres to service the villagers in the affected region.


Smt. P.K. Jayalakshmi, Hon. Minister of Scheduled Tribe, Gov. of Kerala, presented the plaque representing the MAM’s pledge to build healthcare centres in the region to Smt. Kurwani Bartwal representative of Rudraprayag District, Uttarakhand.