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 15 Oct 2020)|
|Rajasthan||88,16,994 meals & 14,525 kits|
|Gujarat||90,12,919 meals & 43,608 kits|
|NCR||49,79,018 meals & 91,995 kits|
|Uttar Pradesh||16,59,250 meals & 82,725 kits|
|Karnataka||43,02,381 meals & 4,59,002 kits|
|Maharashtra||6,78,810 meals & 72,324 kits|
|Chhattisgarh||11,80,145 meals & 3,610 kits|
|Odisha||3,000 meals & 23,577 kits|
|Telangana||2,17,09,242 meals & 1,24,067 kits|
|Andhra Pradesh||6,74,989 meals & 35,151 kits|
|Tamil Nadu||2,93,162 meals & 2,850 kits|
|Madhya Pradesh||15,000 kits|
|West Bengal||1,000 kits|
|Himachal Pradesh||1,000 kits|
|TOTAL||5,33,09,910 MEALS & 10,26,399 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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