Citizen Matters and Wipro Foundation are jointly conducting a survey to collect data on the services available to vulnerable communities during the lockdown. Read on to find the survey form and more details.
As soon as the first COVID-19 case was reported from Whitefield, the citizen collective Whitefield Rising started responding. They have sourced accurate information for residents, supplied essentials to migrant labourers, and so on.
Bengaluru has been declared as a COVID-19 hotspot, and it’s dealing with several issues – food supply to migrant labourers, vehicles on the road despite lockdown, and even abandoned animals in pet shops. Read more in our weekly roundup.
During the lockdown, State has not been able to ensure food and shelter to many migrant workers. But with some coordinated effort, it’s possible to retain migrants in the city while taking care of their basic needs.
After much public pressure, the state government has confirmed that Indira Canteens in the city will offer three meals a day to low-income groups. The canteen staff and beneficiaries are required to take certain precautions too.