SUPPORT AKSHAYA PATRA'S COVID-19 RELIEF SERVICE
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to loom over us, The Government of India has taken a strict combat measure by directing a lockdown of the entire nation. At this great hour of need, The Akshaya Patra Foundation, in close coordination with State Governments & District Administration, has stepped in to provide relief by providing food to thousands of people across the country.
By adhering to all safety and hygiene measures, Akshaya Patra has begun its relief service by providing meal or packed grocery kits to the marginalised and low-income segment of the society comprising of daily wage workers, migrant labourers, construction site workers, and needy people at old age homes and night shelters. Presently, the Foundation and its Association Foundations are providing food relief in, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra, NCR, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand ,Tripura ,West Bengal , Punjab , Jharkhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Here’s a summary of our current on-ground efforts to fight the situation.
|STATES||CUMULATIVE NUMBER OF MEALS & GROCERY KITS (AS ON 20 Jan 2021)|
|Rajasthan||90,70,836 meals & 63,726 kits|
|Gujarat||1,00,61,274 meals & 61,688 kits|
|NCR||52,51,828 meals & 94,025 kits|
|Uttar Pradesh||18,39,850 meals & 1,10,312 kits|
|Karnataka||47,68,640 meals & 5,09,810 kits|
|Maharashtra||7,55,360 meals & 79,916 kits|
|Chhattisgarh||14,14,945 meals & 3,610 kits|
|Odisha||3,000 meals & 24,049 kits|
|Telangana||2,47,09,911 meals & 1,98,855 kits|
|Andhra Pradesh||9,84,264 meals & 36,345 kits|
|Tamil Nadu||3,02,124 meals & 2,850 kits|
|Madhya Pradesh||15,000 kits|
|West Bengal||1,000 kits|
|Himachal Pradesh||1,000 kits|
|TOTAL||5,99,63,820 MEALS & 15,94,776 KITS|
Support from State Agencies, District Authorities and citizens has been encouraging, and is enabling us to make a difference in these tough circumstances. But millions more need us. The cost of each cooked meal is ₹25 and the cost of each grocery kit is ₹825. Each grocery kit contains rice, pulses, oil, spices, and vegetables that can serve 2 people with 42 meals for 21 days.
We humbly appeal for your generous support at this hour of crisis.
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