Mumbai: Coronavirus crisis induced lockdown has changed the world completely and locked up people in their house in the last few months. Economic activity has been highly impacted. Everyone has been impacted. All business activities has come to a grinding halt.
Mumbai: Firoz Patel, President, Aarey Milk.Producers Association, shares his views and experience amid lockdown with Hello Mumbai News Team
The market condition has become worse. Many private establishments has shut down and left its staff in penury. People have no job. No money to run their kitchen. Such people need help.
Many socio-cultural organisations individuals and NGOs stepped forward to help and support the common people amid the lockdown.
Likewise, Mr. Firoz Patel, President of the Aarey Milk Producers Association while sharing his experience and charitable work with Hello Mumbai News Team said that the association comprises nearly 401 Committee Members. They procured essential food grains kits through the association.
Further, through the association distributed ration kits as social responsibility to 20 women who were in requirement and working in the BMC health department as a contract workers, drawing salary of 5000 per month.
Similarly, also distributed ration kits in the office to an additional 20 women who are inhabitants of the Aarey Milk Colony.
Over and above on an individual level set up a community kitchen approximately for one and a half months, and assisted 800 to 1000 people daily. They also owned an ambulance and gifted it to one of a COVID institution to render free of cost service to a corona victim and and akso for use by other people irrespective of caste, creed and religion.
Health workers are working at the risk of their lives, Food aid is given to health workers from Aarey Colony Milk Producers Association. Moreover, health workers expressed their gratitude. Arif Nandolia, Feroz Patel, and Imran Bhai interviewed the health Workers. The lockdown has led to the extinction of dairy traders in Aarey.
Also, the Milk Producers Association donated Rs 1 lakh to CM Assistance Fund. Police Administration and doctor, soldier, not to take from the government but to give. Thanks goes to CEO Rathod.
Besides, their motive is not to publicize but to tell people whoever they can help should be enabled, as this is social responsibility.
News Edit by K.V.Raman
News Report by Radhika Joshi