Food for hungry people in Bhubaneswar-Annapurna
Bhubaneswar: BJP MP Aparajita sarangi on Thursday launched Annapurna trust that provide free food to the hungry and needy people in the capital city Bhubaneswar.
The initiative aims at eradicating hungry from the society. Initially the trust will work from the capital city and gradually the trust will extend its services throughout Odisha.
Annapurna, the brainchild of Aparajita Sarangi, the Hon’ble MP, Bhubaneswar was launched by Madam Sarangi on 7th January, 2021.
Rotary International District 3262, So Am I Foundation Trust, Umesh Khandelwal Trust, Youth For Action Trust & Art of Living Foundation are the partner organizations of “Annapurna”.
OBJECTIVES: – Establishing a Hunger Free / Beggar Free Odisha is the motto of the organization. Zero hunger solution is the aim of Annapurna. Feasible solution of sustainable livelihood initiative for the hungry people of Odisha is the ultimate goal of Annapurna.
STRATEGY:- This project has started functional since one month as a trial run in Bhubaneswar City but subsequently it would cover the whole of Odisha. At present Cooked food prepared in hygienic way is provided to 200 poor hungry people of Bhubaneswar City who remain empty stomach due to poverty & want of food.
A preliminary survey was conducted bythe organization to identify the hungry people who are without food during lunch time. These people were identified mostly near railway stations, bus stands, temples & market places etc. The expenditure and arrangement of the feeding programme is managed by the partner organizations. Cooked food is provided to the people in the identified places. Aparajita Sarangi, the Hon’ble MP is the Chief Advisor of Annapurna.
Rotarian Saumya Ranjan Mishra (DG Rotary District 3262), Rtn P.K.Miishra, Rtn. Bimbadhar Behera, Sri Pinaki Mohanty & Dr Chidatmika Khatua of So Am I Foundation, Mr Umesh Khandelwal of Umesh khandelwal foundation, Sri Debasis Nayak of Youth For Action Trust, Sri Bholanath Jena of Art of Living Foundation, Sri Sasanka Sekhar Sahu, the Managing Trustee & Sri Ashok Pattanaik the representative of Hon’ble MP, Bhubaneswar and representatives of AJITA Trust were present during the launching ceremony among others.