The process of providing free food and food packets to the poor, workers from other places and destitute people is going on in all the districts of the state of Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel. Free food and food packets were made available to one lakh 14 thousand 762 needy, workers and destitute on 7 May in relief camps set up across the state to help the needy due to the lockdown due to corona infection. Masks, sanitizers and daily necessities are also being provided to the needy with the help of district administration, red crosses and voluntary organizations for prevention of corona infection. According to the report received from the districts on May 7, 37 thousand 944 masks and sanitizers, soaps etc. have been distributed to the needy with the help of voluntary organizations.
It is noteworthy that so far 60 lakh 11 thousand 653 people have been provided free food and food packets in Chhattisgarh state through relief camps operated by the administration in collaboration with social organizations and donors in the districts. With the help of voluntary organizations, 47 lakh 47 thousand 362 mask sanitizer and other materials have been distributed free of cost to the common man for prevention of corona infection.
Janjgir-Champa district, with the cooperation of government and social organizations, has been provided free food and ration to the maximum 34,092 people in the state on May 7, besides distributing masks and other materials to keep them safe from corona contagious disease. Similarly, 1554 in Sukma district, 3006 in Rajnandgaon, 2021 in Raigad, 504 in Bastar, 26,962 in Kanker, 534 in Bijapur, 1986 in Jashpur, 1986 in Jashpur, 221 in Korea, 404 in Surajpur, 105 in Balod, 2003 in Kabirdham, 2047 in Balodabazar , 1558 in Dhamtari, 33,379 in Durg, 2490 in Mahasamund, 11,599 in Balrampur, 4028 in Korba, 3013 in Sarguja, 3013 in Bilaspur, 3747 in Raipur, 3748 in Kondagaon, 33 in Dantewada, 50 in Bemetara, 5993 in Gariaband, Mungeli. 3734 and Gorella in In Endra-Marwahi 2062 needy went provided food and other assistance.