Telangana

‘Satya Sai Trust expanding activities’

The SSSCT has been continuing and even expanding its service activities in spite of the demise of Sathya Sai Baba. In an exclusive chat with The Hindu , R.J. Ratnakar, member of the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust, said, “the trust was formed in 1972 by Sathya Sai Baba to take forward the service activities and all the activities of the trust. The activities will continue unhindered and will even be expanded wherever possible.”

Listing out the service activities of the SSSCT, Mr Ratnakar said that the SSSCT had connected 130 additional villages in the Anantapur district under the second phase of the Sri Sathya Sai Water Supply Project in the Anantapur district during the last year in addition to taking up installation of 100 reverse osmosis plants in as many villages at a cost of Rs. 80 crores.

Medical missions

“We have spent close to Rs. 75 crores on the upgradation of all the medical missions across the country including the two super speciality hospitals being run by the SSSCT in Puttaparthi and Bengaluru. We added a completely new block to the existing hospital at Puttaparthy at a cost of Rs. 7.5 crores,” said Mr Ratnakar.

We have constructed more than 300 houses of around 320 square feet each to the existing 700 in Odisha at a cost of more than Rs. 20 crore.

“We are trying to do our best to expand the service activities.,” said Mr. Ratnakar.

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