First Initiations by Desham at Salt Lake

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Desham Kolkata Sharad - Samman awards to different blocks and housings in different sectors of Salt Lake & surrounding areas.

( Newspaper review of first ever Sharad - Samman award introduced by Central Youth Forum & Desham at Salt Lake )

Largest Dipavali celebration & festival of East Kolkata which was visited by thousands of visitors.

Exhibition of fire crackers.

Social welfare activities throughout the year i. e. blood donation, eye - donation, distribution of fruits to hospitals during festive seasons, assistance for all kinds of medical treatment for the under privileged; campaign against drug abuse, efforts to maintain communal harmony etc etc.

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Organisation of National Level Youth - Festival which continues for one month, which is a record land mark programme till date.

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( Poster of Bidhan Nagar Youth Festival, 1994, wherein Hon'ble Finance Minister, Govt. of India Mr. Pranab Mukherjee was Chief Advisor, & Mr. Subhash Chakraborty, Hon'ble Minister of Tourism, Sports & Youth Welfare, Govt. of West Bengal was Chief Patron )

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( Entrance gate of first National Level Youth Festival at Central Park, Salt Lake by Mr. Aditya Mukherjee )

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Relief camps for flood affected people;

Distribution of clothes/ blankets to under privileged people;

Distribution of books/ appreciation for meritorious students.

Appreciation & active support to the children of S. O. S. Village.

Arrangement of marriage for needy girls.

Felicitation of National Champion Bengal Football Team ( Jr. ).

Arrangement of rarest exhibition of all the leading trophies/ shields of India i.e. IFA League/ IFA Shield/ Federation Cup/ Sikkim Governor's Gold Cup/ Rovers Cup/ Durand Cup/ All India Air - Lines Cup/ Bordoloi Trophy etc., & belongings of all time great footballer Sri Gostho Paul & many many more;

Arrangement of Circus at Salt - Lake Central Park as a part of youth festival which is only occasion till date when children of Salt Lake & surrounding areas witnessed this spectacular show.

Organisation of tournaments of state level in an indoor area of more than 1,00,000 sq. ft. of different sports i.e. chess, carrom, bridge, football, martial arts, recitation, singing, dancing etc. etc., Its a record for all times to come;

Renovation, beautification & maintenance of "Gostho Pal Block " at Mohun Bagan club ground which was the first of its kind at Mohun Bagan ground.

Organisation of colourful programmes on drug - abuse, national - integration, communal harmony etc., on regular basis;

Support at different programmes for " Thallessaemia " affected children;

Organisation of a grand function at Salt Lake to donate water tanker, ambulance, dead - body carrying car etc,.

First ever company sponsorship of footballer " Sri Krishanu Dey " when he left big to play his office team FCI.

sponsorship of YMSA, a fourth division club. YMSA elevated to second division at Kolkata football league by active support of Solace Group & produced many outstanding footballers of Bengal & India ;

Appreciation from Hon'ble Prime Minister of India for support of Solace in different natural calamities of India.

Participation in the event of 100 years of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago address at national fair, New - Delhi.

Participation in a fund raising programme for distressed families of Kolkata Police personnel in response to an invitation by President of Kolkata Police Family Welfare Centre.

Participation in response to an invitaion from "Smt. Maheswata Devi " to attend " Sabar Mela ";

Felicitation of legendary actor Sri Soumitra Chattopadhyay on completion of 50 years of glorious career in Indian film industry.

Felicitation of great actress Smt. Sabitri Chattopadhyay & noted film director Sri Tarun Majumdar

Inauguration of first ever newspaper based on Similipal Tiger Biosphere Reserve " Khairi Similipal Times " by national award wining actress Ms. Debashree roy as part of the " save tiger - save similipal " conservation movement.

Inauguration of website for "Concern for Similipal " by another national award winning actress Ms. Indrani Halder as part of conservation movement.