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How FICCI FLO is helping Bhubaneswar's migrant workers amidst lockdown

The focus of both the organisations is on the elderly, pregnant women, migrant workers, daily wage labourers and other vulnerable people in Odisha. They have reached out to over 1,000 people

Published on 2nd April 2020
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COVID-19: Students from IITs, IIMs collaborate to help stranded workers, migrants hit by lockdown

The group, which has over 700 student volunteers, has launched a toll free helpline where people can call for help and the team would coordinate with NGOs to ensure the requirement is fulfilled

Published on 2nd April 2020
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COVID-19: Srinagar residents make own masks, PPE to battle shortage of protective gear

Aayat Tanweer (10), a resident of Karan Nagar area of the city here, not only turned to mask making, but also made a video tutorial on how to make them

Published on 1st April 2020
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Facebook expands Community Help feature for COVID-19 efforts

The social networking giant is starting to roll it out in the US, the UK, France, Australia and Canada in the next few days

Published on 1st April 2020
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This 16-year-old Chennai high school boy has created a team to deliver essential food to the elderly

Arnav Rathore works with the help of his parent's NGO and police permission to deliver basic food to the houses of the elderly free of charge

Published on 1st April 2020
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This group of data geeks joined forces to set up Kerala's most reliable COVID-19 tracker 

While the Kerala government does put up daily updates on the number of cases, this tracker provides additional information like gender, age and location, and is easy to use

Published on 31st March 2020
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SFI activists sent vital COVID-19 alerts to migrant labourers as WhatsApp messages in their native tongues

The organisation recently kickstarted a campaign called Mere pyaare changaayi, exclusively for the 'guest labourers' and is helping them avoid fake news and get government circulars out there

Published on 31st March 2020
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This man in Bengaluru has been giving refuge to stranded Tibetans during the lockdown 

Tashi Wangdu, a Tibetan based in Bengaluru has been accomodating stranded Tibetans in his guest house, and also delivering food packets to nearby slum dwellers

Published on 30th March 2020
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How CMC Vellore staff traced patients with chronic diseases in the Javadhu Hills and supplied their monthly medication during lockdown 

The health workers came up with strategies to be carried out in two specific areas where people would have difficulty accessing their medicines

Published on 30th March 2020
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Chandigarh University distributes cooked meals twice a day to 6 neighbouring villages

The distribution drive started from the first day of the lockdown and will be continued throughout the 21 days period

Published on 30th March 2020
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Study links salt-rich diet to a weaker immune system

The research was conducted on mice that were fed a high-salt diet. Later, they were found to suffer from much more severe bacterial infections

Published on 30th March 2020
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SFI gets Bengal its first 24x7 sanitary pad delivery during lockdown

The initiative took shape because the women in the organisation felt that essentials do not just mean rice, pulses and medicines but sanitary pads as well

Published on 30th March 2020
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How this school in Tamil Nadu is helping tribal families stock up on food to tide over COVID-19 lockdown

The school felt it was best to send the children home because they felt they might feel better with their family. But that was only because they thought the lockdown would be for 5 days

Published on 29th March 2020
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This BCom student in Azamgarh is picking up food from homes and giving it to the hungry, during lockdown 

Three days ago, Abdur, a second year BCom student and the Students' Union President of Shibli National College asked people on Facebook to contact him if they were struggling for  food

 

Published on 29th March 2020
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I serve because I must: An Indian Physician Assistant in New York talks about how COVID-19 has flipped life on its head 

Keren Mariam Paul, a physician assistant says that there is a concern of running out of intensive care facility, among other things

Published on 28th March 2020

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