MC distributes ration to needy families

MC distributes ration to needy families

Civic body employees deliver food items on the doorstep in Amritsar on Friday.

Amritsar, March 27

The Municipal Corporation has initiated a separate point for stock and distribution of ration at night shelter home, Gol Bagh, here. Komal Mittal, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, has claimed to make all the necessary arrangements regarding the stock of ration. A six-member team has been deployed to keep the stock of ration at night shelter home.

The MC has appealed to all NGOs, social workers and individuals to distribute the ration to needy persons for their help till the curfew period lasts.

“The ration would be packed in small packets as per the need of a family unit and distributed on the doorstep. We have initiated the drive and started distributing food packets, fresh vegetables and other things of daily use. The people should donate the ration and food items at the night shelter from where the MC will distribute in localities,” said an officer.

Commissioner Komal Mittal said, “We have constituted separate teams to distribute the relief material. The MC staff will keep a proper record of the collected and distributed food and goods. The staff will report to higher officials.”

Mayor Karmajit Singh Rintu urged the residents to stay inside the house and call on the helpline and mobile numbers issued by the administration to get anything on the doorstep. Estate Officer Sushant Bhatia on Friday distributed fresh vegetables and groceries at the residences of members of weaker sections of society. — TNS

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