Genesis Educational and Charitable Trust (GECT) was founded in 2009 in Kolkata. Dr.Purnendu Roy, Chairman & MD of Genesis Group Of Companies built a special team and started supporting the tiger victim families of Sundarbans in the fields of health and education. With Dr Purnendu Roy, Nilakhi Roy,Roshni Roy,Rushmina Roy & Olivia Dunlop are his most trusted team who are working with him as trustees of GECT. The primary working areas are Jharkhali block, Basanti block and Gosaba block of Sunderbans, where the tiger victim widows, orphans, old age people and destitute children are the major focus groups.
Since then, GECT has been relentlessly providing nutritional food, education, clothes and other allied necessities on a regular basis. The prime objective is to empower and provide a healthy and hazard free life to the inhabitants of the targeted islands of Sundarbans.