Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India has picked up the task for organizing delivery of processed food articles for the earthquake victims of Nepal.
The Ministry has organized delivery of two lakh packets of Maggi Noodles donated by M/S Nestle, two lakh packets of Yippee noodles donated by M/s ITC and 12000 packets of YY noodles donated by M/s CG Group.
All India Food Processors Association are also sending 25000 packets of Namkeen by M/S Haldiram, 5000 packets of Namkeen by Bikanerwala and 4000 packets of Namkeen M/s BTW.
Pepsico India has also confirmed sending 60000 one litre bottles of water contained in 5000 cases.
Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal today said, that tragedy can happen on any body any time, we all should rise to the occasion and contribute our bit. She appealed to food processing units all over India to send ready-to-eat packaged food, bottled water, and other articles or daily use for Nepal earthquake victims.
The food items are being airlifted by Air Force planes for earthquake victims.