Berhampur: PREM a leading Voluntary Orgainsation of Berhampur working since May 2020, to fight against the deadly CORONA Virus and to save people’s life and livelihood of the migrants and the families coming under below poverty class in the society.
It has offered its own Bharata Mata training and resource center situated at R.Sitapur near Parlakhemundi for using a 150 bedded COVID-19 Hospital as per the request of the District Administration of Gajapati for the benefit of the general public. Besides, PREM, in collaboration with Ajzim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives, has come to the humanitarian aid of migrant labourers and families coming under BPL from Goudagotha Panchayat and Asurbandha Panchayats of Surada block belonging to Ganjam District. 1200 households from Goudagotho and 400 from Asurbandha have been provided with kits of mask, soap, 5 kilos flour, 2 kilos Dal, 1 kg each from flattened rice, soyatin meal maker, sugar, 1 liter of oil and spice powder. The work has been accomplished in the presence and support of Purna Chandra Swain, the local MLA ,Suroda and the Vice Chairman of Suroda Block.
For the proper implementation of the Government Progremme ’SUGAM’ for the returnee migrants coming from the different states ,PREM has taken steps by providing dry foods, cooked food and water bottles etc to the migrants at the bus stop of National Highway , Mandiapalli Chowk with the support of different NGOs- ARUNA,YDS and I SARA in collaboration with of District Administration, DRDA ,Gajam since May 18 of this month. More than five hundred migrants are getting benefit from this noble work of PREM everyday. In addition to the above, PREM in collaboration with Missio International,a funding agency of Germany is also providing dry food and sanitary items to the migrants, families of trolly rickshaw puller of railway station during this crucial period.
Due to the noble work of PREM, all migrants are getting benefited during their journey time and the peoples are praising the noble work of PREM during this corona pandemic situation.