Industrialist Anand Mahindra offers help to Anganwadi workers in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Industrialist Anand Mahindra expressed his willingness to help two Anganwadi workers from Odisha who cross a swelling nullah dangerously to get to their work.

After coming to know about the plights of the two Anganwadi workers working at different Anganwadi centres under Ralegada gram panchayat in Swabhiman area of Malkangiri district from media reports, Mahindra offered to provide rigid inflatable boats built by Mahindra Marine from his company’s CSR funds.

Earlier, www.sambadenglish.com also reported how two Anganwadi workers, Pramila Pelmel and Hemalata Sikha cross the swelling Nerudapali nullah dangerously every year during rainy season to distribute food for children and carry out health check up of pregnant women. They tie dried bottle gourd shells to their waist and cross the swelling nullah.

While Pramila works at Suapali Anganwadi Centre, Hemalata is engaged at Nedupali Anganwadi centre.

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