Desperation grows for those unable to access subsidised food, as worst hunger in two decades reported.
The government has rubbished the 2021 Global Hunger Index report saying it does not reflect reality. But the reality is worse because it reflects India’s own pre-Covid data. Current estimates of foodgrain to various welfare programmes reveal serious under-nutrition and wide gaps in safety nets for poor.
Experiences from the Khaana Chahiye campaign, collected data and BMC food provision statistics from across 227 electoral wards of Mumbai will be used to conduct data analysis for the map
Khaana Chahiye is a citizens' initiative to ensure much of Mumbai's workforce does not go hungry during lockdown.
The official Liverpool Supporters Club in Mumbai reached out to fans across the world to raise funds for underprivileged people living in and around the Mumbai neighbourhood. They have collected Rs 16.5 lakh so far and hope to continue helping feed people until things get better
Even as the pandemic abated, a silent crisis has unfolded in homes across the country: I spent time with families in the slums of Mumbai where the battle against hunger is playing out.
Young people are ensuring that those affected have a good meal everyday, and are coming up with innovative solutions to ensure no one in Maximum City sleeps hungry.
Khaana Chahiye, a citizen-led movement now registered as an NGO, served around 47 lakh meals and 20,000 ration kits to migrant workers and slum dwellers around Mumbai
Millions saw their economic toehold ripped away in lockdowns over the last 12 months. Now hunger stalks them. Swaraj Shetty, our co-founder speaks to Archana Chaudhary about our observations.
Khaana Chahiye has been distributing food daily at the highway and at railway stations where migrant workers are being sent back in limited trains
A group of young volunteers in Mumbai are going from soup to nuts to ensure that the needy are catered to in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
A group of young volunteers have launched an initiative — Khaana Chahiye — to bring all efforts under one roof and reach out to the less privileged and marginalised sections by mapping them across the city