Army reaches out to poor in Chennai and Nilgiris

Chennai, April 8 (IANS) The Indian Army under the aegis of Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA) reached out to underprivileged and marginalised sections of the society in Chennai and Wellington.

Cooked food, water and essential daily survival need groceries were distributed throughout the week to the daily wagers and migrants in Chennai and Wellington, Kotagiri and Ooty in the Nilgiris district.
Essential groceries and items such as oil, biscuits, soaps and others were also provided to an NGO, Food Bank Chennai, for further distribution to the needy.
The representatives of the civil administration facilitated the Army in identification and distribution of essential commodities to the most needy population of the region and a large number of needy benefitted from this initiative.