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January 8th, 2005


Ramakrishna Mission has undertaken massive relief operations, from the very first day of the calamity, for tens of thousands of affected people in Andaman Island, Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka rendered homeless by the recent tsumani.

Thousands of victims are being served with cooked food, dry food, medical aids, temporary shelters, clothing, mats, etc. through eight relief camps set up by Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission through its branch centres at the following places.



Conducted through our centre at

Areas covered

Tamil Nadu


Chennai, Chengalpattu,  Tirukkazhukundram, Kokkilamedu Kuppam, Oyyalikuppam, Thazhuthali Kuppam, Aali Kuppam, Pudupattinam, Nagapattinam, Kanyakumari Cuddalore, and Madurai

Andaman Islands

Port Blair

Port Blair

Sri Lanka


Colombo, Batticaloa, Echchalampattru, Trincomalee and Mullaitivu.

So far, more than Rs. 1 crore has been spent in primary relief work

 For our progress/detailed report about Tsunami Relief and about information for sending donations please visit:

All donations paid in Cash or by Cheque/Draft, drawn in favour of “Ramakrishna Mission” are exempt from Income Tax under section 80-G of I.T. Act. Donations may be sent to:

The General Secretary

Ramakrishna Mission Headquarters
P.O. Belur Math * Dist.: Howrah
West Bengal-711202 * India
Fax: 91-33-26544346

The President

Ramakrishna Math
Mylapore, Chennai – 600 004,
Tamil Nadu, India
Fax: 044-24934589

 08th January 2005                                             Swami Smaranananda
Belur Math, Howrah                                           General Secretary