Category Archives: Helping Hand

A REMARKABLE EFFORT TO STOP CONTAMINATION FROM CIGARETTE BUTTS

The record for providing an end to end solution to stop cigarette butt contamination was set by the founder of Code Effort Private Limited, Mr. Naman Gupta (born on October 8, 1994) of Noida, Uttar Pradesh. Since September 25, 2018, his company has been collecting cigarette butts from PAN India through cigarette vendors, contractors, corporate offices, rag-pickers, and recycles the collected waste to make products like cushions, handicrafts, mattresses, customized soft toys, as confirmed on June 11, 2020.

MAXIMUM MASKS MADE BY AN INDIVIDUAL IN A DAY

The record for making the maximum number of masks by an individual in a day is 50 and was set by Nitika Singh Gaur (born on February 11, 1991) of Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh, taking 3 minutes and 45 seconds to make one mask. The masks were distributed to the poor and needy, as confirmed on May 28, 2020.

INTERESTING ONLINE FEST TO RAISE FUNDS DURING THE LOCKDOWN

The record for organising an interesting online fest to raise funds during the lockdown was set by CELEBR8. The team organised various activities to entertain people like poster making, playing Antakshari, PUBG competition, poetry event and an event to promote yoga by posting a picture on social media. A revenue of Rs 3500/- generated from the competitions was donated to the PM Care Fund, as confirmed on May 27, 2020.

LARGEST ORAL CANCER SCREENING PROGRAMME

The record for conducting the largest oral cancer screening programme using the VELscan device was set by Dr. Jagdish Zadke, BDS and Dr. Kailash Asawa, MDS from Pacific Dental College, Udaipur, Rajasthan, at Wonder Cement Limited, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, on February 4, 2020. A total of 3,008 people have undergone through oral cancer screening.

MAXIMUM POST OFFICE ACCOUNTS OPENED FOR WIDOWS OF A DISTRICT IN A DAY

The maximum post office accounts opened for widows of a district in a day is 6,685 and this record was set by District Collector Rajkot, Gujarat, at Head Post Office, Rajkot, Gujarat, on January 18, 2020.