COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
Dr Asha Das Memorial Library
In memory of Late Dr. Asha Das, and with the financial help from her sister Mrs. Bina Das, DMKK has been running a rural library at its own premised located at Krishnapur. Apart from story books, the library also hosts text books for students. Daily newspaper and monthly magazines are also subscribed. Library remains open from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. every day (except Sunday). On an average 22 - 25 readers come to library every day.
New Clothes Distribution among Distressed Children & Women During Puja
Parbati Sankar Banerjee Memorial Welfare Trust. They brought new dresses for the inmates of Jamuna Balika Abash & Niyoti Day Care Centre. They also gifted us some dresses for distribution among children in distressed. DMKK has distributed such dresses among the children belong to vulnerable families before Durga Puja.
Some philanthropic people in Dantan area donated money for providing shares to distressed women. DMKK procured 45 shares and distributed among 45 distressed tribal women during puja festival.
COVID 19 Response Work
The SHG members under E-Shakti programme made face masks. DMKK supplied cloth to the SHG members and gave making charges to them. 9263 nos face masks made by DMKK have been distributed to shopkeeper, vegetable seller, grocery shopkeeper and front line workers of COVID-19 i.e. ASHA workers, Police personnel, Civic volunteers etc. DMKK also distributed Dry ration and Nutritious food to the pregnant women belong to vulnerable families under Dantan-I block. 496 such pregnant mothers have been provided supplementary food to meet-up nutritional deficiency during lock down due to COVID-19 pandemic.
DMKK also distributed dry ration to reverse migrant labor families and jobless tribal families. Goonj procured the items and staff of DMMK helped Goonj in packaging and distribution of such dry ration packets among the targeted families.
Catch the Rain Programme
Rainwater harvesting is the collection and storage of rain, rather than allowing it to run off. Rainwater is collected from a roof-like surface and redirected to a tank, cistern, deep pit, aquifer, or a reservoir with percolation, so that it seeps down and restores the ground water. Nehru Yuva Kendra, Paschim Medinipur gave responsibility to hold a programme on the theme of ‘Catch the Rain’. DMKK organized sit & draw competition and slogan writing competition. 46 youth participated in sit & draw competition and 34 youths took part in slogan writing competition. Three first position holders of each event were awarded with prizes. A discussion on rain water harvesting was followed by the competition.