Reliance to provide 3 crore meals

Reliance to provide 3 crore meals

Reliance Foundation has scaled up its meal distribution programme, Mission Anna Seva, to provide over 3 crore meals to marginalised and under-resourced communities across India.

According to a statement, Reliance Foundation, thephilanthropic arm of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), has already distributedover 2 crore meals in 68 districts across 16 States and one Union Territory.

Under the programme, Reliance Foundation is providing cookedmeals, ready-to-eat food packets and dry ration kits to families and bulkration to community kitchens.

The beneficiaries of the programme include daily wageearners, slum dwellers, urban service providers, factory workers, and residentsof old-age homes and orphanages. The statement said frontline workers such asjunior medical staff, police personnel and security forces were also providedmeals.

"At some locations, Reliance Foundation is alsodistributing food tokens that could be redeemed at Reliance Retail outlets,such as Reliance Fresh, Reliance Smart Superstore, Reliance Smart Point, andSahakari Bhandar."

Reliance Foundation is also supplying relief kits and bulkrations to over 70 partners who are engaged in similar hunger alleviation programmesin their respective locations.

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