Kolhapur –Akshaya Patra Foundation has served over 45,000 freshly cooked meals to more than 20,000 flood affected citizens in Kolhapur and Sangli district, Maharashtra at the administration’s request.
The Foundation’s Thane kitchen is taking into account the gravity of the situation and extending support to the administration’s relief operation by setting up a temporary kitchen to provide lunch and dinner to the affected.
A team of four staff and ten volunteers has been mobilised to distribute safe and hygienic food to people in the flood-affected areas.
The food is being prepared in these temporary kitchens and transported to the affected areas through Akshaya Patra delivery vehicles.
“We will continue to work with the local administration and aid their flood relief efforts in the affected areas until the situation improves,” Amitasana Dasa, President (Maharashtra), Akshaya Patra Foundation said.
Akshaya Patra has actively undertaken relief feeding in different parts of the country, including Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala.