The Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) Cell of Cotton University, distributed ration and other essential commodities to 64 needy families of Nijpanbari in Chandrapur near Guwahati on Friday.
UBA cell’s joint coordinator Narayan Sharma, accompanied by students Manub Talukdar and Dhiraj Das, visited Nijpanbari to distribute the materials with due permission and full-fledged cooperation of the DSP (Admin), Guwahati.
The gaonburha of Nijpanbari village Prasanta Ranghang had all arrangements ready with villagers maintaining social distancing and ASHA workers rendering full support by providing sanitizers and supervision.
The vehicle to carry the material was provided by Ecosystem India.
This initiative has been possible due to the contributions of the members of faculty of Cotton University and the efforts of the UBA cell’s coordinator Sangeeta Barthakur.
The distributed packets contained rice, pulses, oil, salt, sugar, tea, potatoes, onions and pieces of soap.
Materials were also distributed to needy families of another village Chakardeo- Kalitapara adopted under UBA on April 16.
The University has adopted five villages and similar work will be done in the remaining three villages within the next few weeks.