Manipur govt starts new initiative ‘Food Bank’ to help the poor

Government of Manipur starts a new initiative titled ‘Food Bank’ in view of the threat of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This initiative provides immediate aid within the sort of free food to the poor and needy who face scarcity of essential commodities due to the long statewide lockdown.

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Benefits of Food Bank:

  • Distribution of food items.
  • Distribution of hand sanitizer and face masks have already started to Drug Rehabilitation Centres and people living with HIV located in Imphal East District.
  • On the other hand, many donors from various sections of society have responded positively to the initiative.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Manipur Chief Minister: N. Biren Singh.
  • Governor of Manipur: Najma Heptulla.
  • Keibul Lamjao National Park is a beautiful place, located in the Bishnupur district of the state of Manipur. The only floating park in the world, located in North East India, and an integral part of Loktak Lake.

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