Hyderabad: IT employees distribute food to the poor
Hyderabad: Since the lockdown was announced, where on one side many poor have been starving due to lack of food, many NGOs and other social workers have come forward to do their bit to provide them with the food.
One amongst them is this group of Information Technology (IT) employees who along with the support of the administration have distributed cooked meal to around 26,000 poor and has also provided over 9,000 ration kit to those who needed dry ration.
The group consists of ten techies who are also the volunteers of Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC), helping the cops in regulating the traffic in Cyberabad.
This group includes Sai Teja Katragadda, Ramanjeet Singh, Prashanth Mamidala, Srinivas Bellam, Pradeep Gadicherla, Anumod Thomas, Surendra Uplanchiwar, Vinay Vangala, Vidya Sagar Jagadeesan and Ankit Raj who have contributed funds for the supplies.
Speaking to The Hans India, Sai Teja Katragadda, a techie and social activist who is also a member of this group 'Feed the Need' said, "During the start of this distribution, we used to arrange the funds by ourselves. Later, when people got to know about our distribution, many of them came forward with the motive to help the poor."
He further adds, "As of now, we are working under the able leadership of VC Sajjanar, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad, MS Vijay Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Traffic Cyberabad and Mamatha, GHMC Kukatpally Zonal Commissioner to help the Needy people."
On a daily basis, the group spends around Rs 10,000 for the distribution. The group delivers the essentials in all the areas that comes under the Cyberabad circle including Madhapur, Kukatpally, Gachibowli and Shadnagar.