Port Blair: 12/4/20: Reaching out to those in need during the COVID-19 crisis, Naval Air Station (NAS) Utkrosh and Material Organisation (Port Blair) carried out food distribution in Port Blair.
NAS Utkrosh organised food distribution camp for 155 laborers working for the infrastructural development of the Air Station. The laborers are presently staying in the vicinity of the Air Station.
A team from MO(PBR) visited the Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram and distributed cooked meals and dry provisions for the children and staff. Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram is a non-profit organization providing food and shelter to Adivasi children. The organization has a unit operating at Port Blair housing around 38 children. The organization also provides lodging facilities to poor Adivasi families visiting Port Blair for medical treatment. The team also sensitized the children and staff about the COVID-19 and the precautions to be exercised during lockdown to avoid the spread of the pandemic.