Sevabharathi Tamilnadu rendered yeoman service through the volunteers of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). RSS has served crores of people from Kashmir to Kanyakumari at various points of time with no discrimination on the basis of Caste, Creed, Religion or Language. In this conjunction RSS and Sevabharathi Volunteers rendered services in 2015 Chennai Floods. People were quickly rescued from flood affected areas, food and clothes were provided to them. Help was extended to those who had lost their only of means of livelihood.
We run one main centre and 118 sub centres around Chennai. Around 5,500 volunteers plugged into service. Nearly 1,350 persons were rescued by us. We distributed 21.60 Lakh food pockets, 12.50 Lakh Water Bottles to the effected persons. We have distributed relief kits to 1,75,250 houses.The mental well-being of affected persons were taken care of by prayers, counselling, meeting them at their doorsteps and giving a friendly ear to their sufferings.
Some livelihood items that were supplied by us: Pushcarts, Tri cycles, Rickshaws, Cycles and Tea can for road side vendors, Brass Iron box for Istri Man, Sewing Machine to Tailors, Fishing nets and Saloon Chairs, Equipment for the differently abled persons. We also had a thanks giving function for the Chennai Corporation Conservancy workers at 15 Zones who did a massive cleanup of the trail of destruction left by the floods. Totally 20,487 sanitary workers were rewarded.