With Covid-19 casualties increasing with each passing day, there is also an increase in the number of children losing their parents to the virus.
Meanwhile, Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeshwara Group of Institutions, famously known as JSS, has offered to provide free education to all kids orphaned due to Covid-19. In addition, JSS has volunteered to reach out to help the needy. And now, when the State is under lockdown through Dasoha, the Matha has helped humanity.
Speaking to News Karnataka Mahesh, Director of Medical Education Department said, JSS is a group of over 327 institutions across the globe. Based out of Suttur, near Mysuru in Karnataka, as of now, the JSS institution will take in Covid orphans from 1 to 10th standard and provide free food and education until 10th standard. After that, if the child excels in studies and wants to continue further, we would help them get into any of our institutions under a special category. We have released a press note to this effect and are currently receiving many calls and WhatsApp messages in this regard” he added.
Explaining further, the Nobel initiatives by Suttur Mutt he said, “In collaboration with district administration we have converted the hostels into Covid care centres for free in Mysuru and Chamarajanagar. As Swamiji announced free food will be provided to the patients in the Covid care centre, accommodation and hygiene will be managed by the JSS volunteers.
“We have been regularly treating Covid patients in JSS hospitals. Many medical students and staff are working voluntarily in the government hospitals as well. The research team of the Mysuru-based JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research the Health Sciences-focused deemed university, has developed new bio-safety technologies ICU on-wheels; low-cost ventilator; DentiSafe; multimode air sanitiser; and hand-held UV surface sanitiser to prevent the spread and impact of the COVID-19 pandemic,” he informed.