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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Meeting with officials on hospitals limitations

Meeting with Joint Collector Sivasankar, IAS to brief on hospitals limitations in the resources, infrastructure and seeking permission for the hospitals staff easy movement. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) members donated 1200 bottles of hand sanitizer to the Commissioner of Police, R.K. Meena.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Community food arranged to destitutes at Visakhapatnam Railway Station

In the wake of Corona infection pandemic and country wide lock down, Indian Railways cancelled all the trains including passengers, expresses, premium trains etc from 22.03.2020 and extended till 14.04.2020. Due to this lock down some poor workers are stranded near Visakhapatnam railway station area. With the initiative of DRM Waltair Chetan Kumar Shrivastava , as a good will gesture, Waltair Division in association with IRCTC arranging Community meals to the stranded and destitute poor. Indian railways always in frontline at the need of the hour to shoulder social responsibility during such National crisis. IRCTC Rail Dhaba - Visakhapatnam prepared food for 500 members and out of which 250 was handed over to NGO - Rythu Mitra and remaining 250 distributed to stranded public. Further, RPF Waltair are distributing meals to about 55 poor persons from 23rd March at Visakhapatnam railway station on humanity grounds.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

ENC and Sparsh Team, NWWA (ER) Reaches Out to Icha Foundation, Global Foundation

In the wake of the national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Naval Community in Vizag came together in the spirit of solidarity towards the most disadvantaged sections of society. Four NGOs who are looking after the most vulnerable dependants received a care package that was put together with overwhelming contributions from the naval families on 31 March 2020. The naval community came forward in large numbers to ensure that there is a maximum possible contribution towards the effort. The care package including around 600 kg provisions, 300 kg rice, chairs for the special children, adult diapers and cash donations of over Rs 60, 000/- were sent across along with lots of love and best wishes from the Naval Families. Established in 2010, Icha Foundation provides food, clothing and therapy to abandoned children with varying disabilities. The Global Aid Foundation works with the motto of "Ability in Disability" to support those living with physical disabilities as well as economically challenged tribal children. The Desire Society works to support the healthy development and well-being of children living with HIV/AIDS (CLHAs). The children receiving care and support at the ICH are abandoned by their parents, children of sex workers, truck drivers and the children who have been abused or belong to poor socio-economic strata. Sampoorana is primarily a hostel and a home for the physically challenged women who have been abandoned by their families. This is also a vocational center for the members where they learn making items like stuff toys, paint diyas and make candles, paper and cloth bags.