Verka Milk Plant to prepare food packets daily for flood affected residents

Move part of announcement made by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann

Verka Milk Plant to prepare food packets daily for flood affected residents

DC reviews arrangement for packaging of food material for Ludhiana & Moga districts

Ludhiana, July 11, 2o23: To cater to the immediate need of the displaced/stranded residents of Ludhiana and Moga districts due to flooding, Verka Milk Plant Ludhiana has been entrusted to prepare food packets daily, as per the demand.

Divulging the details, Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik said that in consonance with the announcement of the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to extend relief to the people affected by flooding, the packets of the food were being prepared in the Verka plant, here, for distribution in the flood affected parts of Ludhiana and Moga districts.

Malik said that each packet would have two packets of biscuits along with two bottles of water, two packets of dry milk, bread, pinni, spoons, cups, candles and matchsticks.

The Deputy Commissioner said that to complete this gigantic exercise, sufficient manpower has been deployed and senior officials are overseeing the arrangements for smooth completion. She said that the district administration would ensure maximum help could be given to the affected people.

DFSC Sanjay Sharma said that we are equipped to prepare atleast 5000 food packets daily but considering the demand made by Ludhiana and Moga administrations, the number can also be increased.