Minister lauds PSZMS for completing six months of Annapurna Rasoi at MTMH
Jamshedpur, Sept 4: The Purvi Singhbhum Zila Marwari Sammelan (PSZMS) through its social programme of free food distribution, Annapurna Rasoi, has been ensuring distribution of food packets among patients undergoing treatment at Meherbai Tata Memorial Hospital (MTMH) and their relatives and attendants staying at the Tata Workers’ Union Guest House. On completing six continuous months of the free food distribution, Jharkhand Minister of Health and Disaster Management, Banna Gupta was present as the chief guest at a simple function organized to mark the occasion. Other dignitaries present on the occasion included Tata Workers’ Union president Sanjiv Chowdhary, social workers Ashok Bhalotia, Umesh Shah, Nirmal Kabra, Kedarmal Jesuka and Arun Bankrewal. Chief Guest Minister Banna Gupta expressed his gratitude to the Marwari community along with all office bearers and members of PSZMS for their enterprising work. “Social commitments require efforts, perseverance and a sense of responsibility where joint community endeavor is required to care for society. Annapurna Rasoi is an excellent example of coordinated community efforts in which the community fraternity and donors have been cooperating liberally to run this humanitarian project.”
The Minister assured all possible cooperation from his level for work related to society and public interest. The program was organized under the chairmanship of PSZMS President Ashok Modi. District General Secretary Arun Gupta proposed vote of thanks. The program was successfully conducted by convener Mahabir Agrawal (Sonari). Fruits and sweets were also distributed along with the food by guests present on the occasion.
Ashok Modi and Arun Gupta, while giving full credit for the continued success of Annapurna Rasoi scheme to the community fraternity and donors, said that it would have been impossible to organize this event continuously without their cooperation. Annapurna Rasoi program provides free food round the year and at an average, between 70 and 110 food packets are distributed daily as per requirements.