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Bosco Seva Kendra(BSK) responds to COVID-19 through Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC)


By YERRAMANENI Baly
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Hyderabad, Apr. 9. Father Bellamkonda Sudhakar, Executive Director BSK [Bosco Seva Kendra], through the help of Shri Shravan Kasam, Programme Leader of T-Social Impact Group and Shri Vinay Vangala, a social activist accompanied to meet Shri N Ravi Kiran and Smt V Mamatha, Zonal Commissioners of GHMC, Sherlingampalli and Kukkatpally respectively to hand-over the face masks sewn by the students/trainees of Don Bosco Navajeevan (DBNJ) Rehabilitation Centre, Ramanthapur and Don Bosco Human Resource Development Centre (DBHRDC), Gagillapur.
They have stitched nearly 17,000 face masks of which BSK has handed over 5,000 and 4,000 masks to the commissioners, while the rest-8,000 masks have been provided to people in the slums.


In the wake of COVID-19, BSK has been reaching out to many people directly or through its sister-concerns, Don Bosco Network and through Civil Society Organization (CSO) networks in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and South Odisha.  BSK is coordinating the rescue, relief and rehabilitation operations from its head office, Hyderabad and the regional office at Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, with services to the people affected by this lockdown from 22 March 2020.  

BSK has taken this mission as a greater responsibility to reach out to the neediest especially the migrant families, daily wage labourers, destitutes, orphans, children on the street, and the neglect. BSK has reached out to nearly 2500 families with dry ration food, health and safety kits and daily meal for the orphans and street involved youth in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.  

The commissioners have endorsed the letters submitted to them with words of appreciation and applause for the yeomen relief services being carried out by BSK. The Deputy Commissioners Shri Venkanna and Smt Prashanthi of GHMC, Sherlingampalli and Kukkatpally and other officers were also present while handing over the masks.


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