40 reformed & trained vagabonds are now cooking meals for COVID patients in Jaipur

Once homeless, these individuals have dedicated their efforts for a noble cause now!

As a part of an enterprising endeavour, a group of reformed and trained former beggars have been put on the task of preparing meals for citizens affected by the pandemic in Jaipur. As per reports, 40 of such individuals are involved in the cooking process, assuring food for over 4,000 people in the city. Reportedly, the Rajasthan Police had launched an initiative to collect vagrants, after which, they were trained in cooking under Rajasthan Skill and Livelihoods Development Corporation (RSLDC)'s scheme.


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It was in the month of January that the beggars were enrolled at the Sopan Institute in Jagatpura. Now, Sopan Institute has marked its association with Akshay Patra Foundation to conduct the food distribution drives. Reportedly, the trained individuals are providing their services for the project without charging any fee and this work is helping a lot of diseased and deprived people, with more than 4,000 beneficiaries.

Reportedly, Production Supervisor Saurav Sharma mentioned that the skilled individuals have taken complete control of the proceedings after being guided for the first few days. The conscientious workers are committing their efforts to this program and they wish to march forward in life.

Working towards an altruistic cause with no personal benefits

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From the preparation of the meals in the kitchens to the management and maintenance jobs, the workers take care of everything efficiently. By working in two shifts with a batch of 15 people employed in each, the staff is assuring quality meals to COVID stricken people in the hospitals. While it was difficult for them to manage their own needs earlier, they are now working towards an altruistic cause with no personal benefits.

At the centre, optimal hygiene standards are being practiced. Besides proper sanitisation and regular cleaning of the worn apparel, the authorities also ensure that the temperatures and health of the workers are monitored daily. Given the current uncertain circumstances, such steps are necessary to reduce the possibilities of unchecked transmission.

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