INDIAN NAVY provides rations to stranded migrant labourers in Mumbai

The Indian Navy provided ration packets consisting of basic food items to the Maharashtra Government for distribution amongst stranded migrant labourers, On 03 Apr 20, the office of the District Collector for Mumbai City had requested it to provide relief to the large number of migrant labourers who are stranded in the lockdown. Acting on the request, the Western Naval Command promptly arranged around 250 ration packets on 04 Apr 20. The packets contained adequate quantities of food items and these were handed over to the local authorities near Musaafir Khana and at the Collector Office near Asiatic Library. Distribution points were set up at Cuffe Parade and Kalba Devi. On 08 Apr 20, an additional 500 ration packets were provided to the local authorities and also distributed amongst the stranded construction workers at Kamath Pura area.

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