Gantway Sathi Aahar food packets were thus provided in addition to cooked food. “They have a shelf life of more than three days and contain friend till destination food pack) initiative which contains litti (a delicacy in Bihar) with four pieces of onion and green chillis, four buns, two one litre water bottles, two tetrapacks of Maaza juice, one biscuit packet, 250 grams of papdi namkin, two bananas and two chocolates. There were complaints that due to intense heatwaves migrant workers are suffering from dehydration. “So we have started to give one sachet of ORS (oral rehydration solution) to vulnerable sections, particularly lactating mothers, children and other women passengers,” says Raushan. … [Read more...] about South Western Railways distributes emergency food packets and Channapatna toys to migrant worker families
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The drying up of cash flow is a reality for vulnerable communities, especially post the Covid-19 lockdown in the country. They include those in the hills and by the backwaters who depend on summer tourists, communities that source and sell agro-produce, weaving clusters, and artisan groups. Over the last couple of months, attempts have been made to mitigate their difficulties. Weaver cooperatives and handicraft clusters put out requests asking people to pay upfront for future purchases or pay a slight premium. Agri-produce took its time to adopt this model, but it has worked well. … [Read more...] about When every order is a seed: How to buy produce in advance and aid farmer rescue projects
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By Sanju Verma Even as the Coronavirus pandemic is slated to bring the global economy to a grinding halt, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, recently unleashed a Rs 20.97 lakh crore, mega stimulus package, akin to roughly 10.48% of India’s GDP. Clearly, in the last one year, Modi has dismissed any form of incrementalism and embraced structural reforms, holistically, by dint of his courage of conviction. Reduction in corporate tax rate from 30% to 22% and for new companies to 15%, allowing private sector in commercial coal mining on a revenue sharing basis with no end use restrictions, 100% FDI via the automatic route in defence manufacturing, single brand retail and real estate broking services and privatisation of power distribution companies (DISCOMs) in union territories (UTs), underpin the essence of Modinomics. Some of them are the decision to implement Rs 102 lakh crore worth of infrastructure projects via the national infrastructure pipeline (NIP), lowering employees’ … [Read more...] about India will grow sharply with Modinomics 2.0