Grant Assistance for RKSMMB from Japan government

The Government of Japan, the Consul General of Japan in Kolkata, Mr. NAKAMURA Yutaka,  signed the Grant Contract with the Secretary of NGO, Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Matri Bhavan (RKSMMB), Pravrajika Anirvanaprana, for the grant amount of US$ 73,562 under the Government of Japan’s Grant Assistance Grassroots Project (GGP) Scheme.


RKSMMB, the recipient NGO formally came into existence in 1950 with the aim of serving mankind as veritable manifestations of the Divine irrespective of caste, creed and nationality inspired by Swami Vivekananda’s Ideal. RKSMMB has been working for the holistic empowerment and development of women and children in respect of health and well being and also looks forward to a society where women live with dignity and children enjoy best of their rights and access all opportunities belonging to them.
The Grant will be utilized by RKSMMB with 6 advanced medical equipment – Fully Automated Immunology Analyzer, Haematology Analyzer, Bio Chemistry Analyzer, Universal Ventilator, Multipurpose Operation Table, CO2 Insufflator and to provide better medical care to poor and needy community. According to RKSMMB through this project annually approximately 76,000 women and children will be directly benefitted and indirectly approximately 2,31,000 people will be benefitted.
March 2, 2022
In his speech, Consul-General NAKAMURA expressed his hope that, on the occasion of the 70th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Diplomatic Relationship between Japan and India this year, the friendship between Japan and West Bengal will be further promoted through this project, as well as it will benefit the community to the maximum possible extent. The GGP Scheme was established to assist local NGOs in developing countries in responding various development needs in a prompt and complete manner, even though ona comparatively small scale. As a donor, the Consulate General of Japan in Kolkata has supported more than US$ 4.7 million to numbers of NGOs in eastern 4 states; Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal for the last more than 2 decades to tackle with various
challenges at the grassrootslevel. We hope that more number of NGOs and local authorities
will be aware of and apply for GGP Scheme.

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