Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has provided 2,000 ready-to-eat food packets as part of national relief measures for Assam, which is currently battling devastating floods.
The food packets, sent by IRCTC as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), were received by Ms Antara Gohain, daughter of Shri Rajen Gohain, Minister of State for Railways.
The food packets were collected from the IRCTC stations/ offices of Delhi, Kolkata and Patna. IRCTC has decided to contribute another lot of food packets to Assam, which will be collected from its offices across India.
Earlier too, under CSR, Rail Neer packaged drinking water were sent by IRCTC to the earthquake victims of Nepal, flood-affected Chennai and Jammu and Kashmir, and to Male, Maldives, which faced a crisis due to the fire incident in Male Water and Sewerage Company.