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 is 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 9 Aug 2020)|
|Rajasthan||85,45,937 meals & 10,960 kits|
|Gujarat||71,68,012 meals & 1,500 kits|
|NCR||46,26,608 meals & 81,283 kits|
|Uttar Pradesh||13,63,400 meals & 56,919 kits|
|Karnataka||32,26,152 meals & 3,56,834 kits|
|Maharashtra||6,00,565 meals & 57,252 kits|
|Chhattisgarh||6,63,895 meals & 2,142 kits|
|Odisha||3,000 meals & 19,968 kits|
|Telangana||17,35,919 meals & 97,183 kits|
|Andhra Pradesh||1,41,323 meals & 29,866 kits|
|Tamil Nadu||2,44,167 meals & 2,850 kits|
|Madhya Pradesh||15,000 kits|
|West Bengal||1,000 kits|
|Himachal Pradesh||1,000 kits|
|TOTAL||2,83,18,978 MEALS & 7,69,151 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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