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. 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.
Moreover, GECT has also adopted few tiger victim families and children in Gosaba, and has taken the entire responsibility of their survival and education. Besides, GECT is planning to offer vocational training on stitching, nursing & hospitality to the tiger victim widows and has also set up a temporary school structure for the children.
Born in 1960, Dr. Purnendu Roy excelled in MBBS and MS (Surgery) from JIPMER, Puducherry and received his FRCS degree from England in 1987.