What We Do
DEEPSIKHA’S LIFELINE EXPRESS & VIJAY EXPRESS (MOBILE CANCER SCREENING VAN):
Deepsikha organises screening camps in different districts of Assam and in the North Eastern states. Those people who are detected in the pre-cancerous stage are given appropriate advice and support. Deepsikha plans to have more well-planned and well-equipped future screening camps in each district of Assam and in the N.E states.
Providing Free/Subsidized Accommodation Facilities to needy cancer patients at Deepsikha’s Arogya Bhawans and dormitories in Navi Mumbai and Assam:
Deepsikha can accommodate nearly 500+ people (patients and attendants) at a given point of time in our centres in Navi Mumbai and Assam. We provide hygienic accommodation at concessional rates to economically backward patients. Accomodation in the dormitories is free of cost at Assam Bhuvam, Navi Mumbai.
Providing daily Free Transport to patients and attendants to and from their Deepsikha accommodation to the hospitals:
We provide free transportation to the patients to Tata Memorial Hospital and back to our Bawans. We receive patients from railway stations and airports and provide them with the logistic support in the hospitals.
Organizing blood for cancer patients as and when required:
We have a pool of willing blood donors who donate blood, Platelets to our patients whenever they are in need.
Entertainment programs and outings at regular intervals:
Deepsikha organizes an annual fund-raising event Pritir Enajori, the bond of love. Besides raising funds for patient care and patient related activities, it is also a humble initiative to spend an evening together with our survivors, well-wishers and friends of Deepsikha. SA, a Musical NGO over the years is trying to support Deepsikha by organizing cultural evenings.