Gujarat State (in India) suffered Major Earthquake of the century

News in short Where to Send Your Help Helpline Numbers
Railways and Airlines Information For those who want to help More Information
Relief Fund from GandhiServe.Com

Arial View of Earthquake in Gujarat State, India. On 26th January, 2001 at 8.46 a.m. (IST)

News in Short

Where to send your help Relief Fund

Several cities in Gujarat were devastated by a powerful earthquake on
Friday, January 26. has taken the lead to rush assistance to the affected
people by setting up a relief fund.
In providing material assistance and moral succor to the victims of the
calamity, The team at reaches to join hands with its esteemed
visitors and members of the community.
Kindly visit the link below and find out about the earthquake and find some
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Helpline Numbers

  • Birla AT&T has set up cellular helplines - 98240-1234. This will send the text messages to any mobile GSM anywhere in the world.

  • Gandhinagar: 51911-17 and 49256. STD Code: 02712

  • Bhuj: 50444. STD Code: 02832.

  • Ahmedabad: 5630200, 6578369 STD Code: 079
    Contact: Mr. Bhatia

  • NGOs
    SEWA - 079-5506474,079-5506444
    Social Justice Centre - 079-6769248
    Janpath - 079-6813029
    Swati - 02754-60338
    Red Cross Society - 011-3716411, 3716442

Railways and Airlines Information:

  • Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore to run special trains

  • 5 special trains to transport doctors and relief to Gujarat.

  • Railway information cells set up for special trains

    Contact Numbers:

    New Delhi -- (011) 3405148
    Railway Minister's office
        (011) 3381213
        (011) 3386645
    Mumbai -- (022) 2017420
    Kolkata -- (033) 4397928
                  (033) 2489494
                  (033) 6602743
    Chennai -- (044) 5358164
    Ahmedabad -- (079) 2111413
    Bangalore -- (080) 2876410.

  • Indian Airlines operates special flights to Ahmedabad from Delhi and Mumbai.

For those who want to help

  • For free transport of relief goods contact (011) 335 2476 Crisis Management Group appeals to people for clothes.

  • Doctors wanting to help can contact Ahmedabad Medical Association at 6588775. STD code: 079.

  • Cash donations for the victims can be sent to the PM's relief fund, to Gandhinagar control room.

  • Earthquake control room number in Ahmedabad is 6578369. STD code: 079.

  • Earthquake control room asks for structural engineers to check standing houses.

  • Earthquake control room appeals for concrete and gas cutters.

  • Earthquake control room has stressed an urgent need for orthopaedic surgeons

More Information

  • For enquiries about building collapses contact Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) - (079) 5353858

  • City Police Control Room Number- (079) 5630100/5630200

  • V S Hospital Resident Medical Officer (RMO) - (079) 5677621 (five lines)

  • L G Hospital Resident Medical Officer (RMO in Maninagar- (079) 5461380

  • Shardaben General Hospital Resident Medical Officer (RMO) in Saraspur- (079) 2164261

  • Civil Hospital Resident Medical Officer (RMO)- (079) 2683721

  • Police Surat (0261) 472106, Rajkot (028s1) 459888, Ahmedabad (079) 5633636, Baroda (0265) 431414

  • Collector's Office Bhuj (02832) 50020 Ahmedabad (079) 5508989, 5508890, 5508077 Jamnagar (0288) 555869 Bhavnagar (0278) 428822 Surat (0261) 471121 Baroda (0265) 433000 Rajkot (0281) 73900

Relief Fund from GandhiServe

The terrible disaster in Gujarat demands immediate action and international solidarity. GandhiServe in co-operation with Rajkot-based Prabhudas Gandhi Memorial Trust and other Gandhian institutions and local social action groups, renders non-bureaucratic help to the victims of the earthquake by providing help in their basic needs.
Please help us to help those who suffered terrible losses and pain in these days! Your donation will reach straight to those who badly need it. We'll report about the campaign in detail on our website in the coming weeks. GandhiServe
founder Peter Ruhe and staff member Jayan Mitra have joined the rescue and relief work in Gujarat.
Please send your donation by providing your credit card details and the amount to, subject: Gujarat Earthquake Relief Campaign.

For safety reason you may wish to split your credit card details in two
emails, e.g.
first email: VISA 1234 5678 XXXX XXXX, valid upto XX/XX
second email: VISA XXXX XXXX 9012 3456, valid upto 01/02

or send a fax to: +49.30.7434787

Thank you very much!

Your GandhiServe Team