Working class population – including migrants are more vulnerable and are likely to be affected the most as several parts of India went into a second wave of Covid-19 lockdowns. Despite various efforts and relative success, some vulnerable sections of the population still fell through the gaps.
We supported them with ration again for a month. Apart from it there were many homeless people, who usually don’t have any identity cards, got left out of the distribution facilities. There were many homeless people whose phone numbers linked to ration cards were inactive or were back in the village, and ration shops did not give them food.
Such exclusion of rightful beneficiaries occurred in several states. During Covid 19 pandemic we worked for migrant labourers in Jharkhand and helped them to overcome the situation of distress.