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Department of Social Work, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus initiated to support Irula tribal people at Muruganpathy tribal village who lost their livelihood due to COVID’19. Amrita Social Work Association of Alumni and Students – ASWAAS, MSW Students, faculty members and staff joined together and collected around 20, 500/-. The required items were purchased including sanitary napkins, mask and other grocery consisting of 17 items. The kit was distributed to 85 tribal families at Muruganpathy on August 4, 2021. The kit distributed in association with Mavuthampathy panchayat, Madukkarai block, Coimbatore district. Earlier Panchayat collected the list of beneficiaries and gave token to each of the beneficiaries. Complete COVID protocol was followed while distribution at their doorstep instead of making crowds in one place. sanitizer was used before and after distribution. The whole activity was coordinated by Dr.S.Kanagaraj with the support of Mr. T. Sathish Kumar and Mrs. Ambika B.
List of Beneficiaries:
85 families at Muruganpathy tribal village, Madukkari block, Coimbatore district, Tamilnadu
Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan, Dean-Engineering for the permission and support to carry out the activity. Dr. P. Rangasami, Chairperson, Dept. of Social Work for timely guidance and instructions. All the faculty members and staff for supporting the activity. Mrs. Gomathy Senthil Kumar, President, Mavuthapathy Panchayat, Mrs. Bhuvaneshwari Dhandapani, Vice President Mr. Sudhakar, Ward member Mavuthampathy Panchayat for collecting the list of beneficiaries and helping in distribution at the village. Br. Mohan Sami and his staff members for purchasing the items at the subsidized rate and packing it into 85 kits. Air Cmde SR Menon (Retd.), Campus Director and Transport dept. for the permission and vehicle support. Last but not the least all the donors for their voluntary contribution for this noble cause.
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