Indian Navy in Mumbai and GMR Airport in Hyderabad help distribute food to migrant workers
Last updated on February 9th, 2023 at 12:57 pm
In India, due to 21-day coronavirus lockdown, many migrant workers have returned to their hometown, and many are still stranded in cities without work and food.
The State governments are taking steps to provide shelter and food to the distressed migrant laborers.
On April 6, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd., along with Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, has started distributing freshly cooked packed food to migrant workers. According to Telangana Today, they will continue to give lunch and dinner (500 packets for lunch+500 packets for dinner) daily till the lockdown is lifted.
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On the other hand, The Western Navy Command in Mumbai is providing ration and essential food packets to the State Government authorities to help distribute them to the migrant workers. The Office of the District Collector of Mumbai requested the Indian Navy to assist in rendering relief to a vast number of migrant workers.
The Navy arranged 250 ration packets on April 4, which included an adequate quantity of food items and 500 more ration packets on April 8, to the local authorities.
Article Credit: Telangana Today/Deccan Herald