The Delhi authorities’s over 1,000 meals distribution centres and night time shelters for the needy affected by the nationwide lockdown can now be positioned on Google Maps and Map My India.
Welcoming the collaboration, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday tweeted, “As we put together for an prolonged lockdown, we’re proud to work along with @GoogleIndia Maps in guaranteeing straightforward accessibility of all our meals and night time shelters. We’re dedicated to do all the things potential to make life straightforward for these most affected by the lockdown.”
As we put together for an prolonged lockdown, we’re proud to work along with @GoogleIndia Maps in guaranteeing straightforward accessibility of all our meals and night time shelters. We’re dedicated to do all the things potential to make life straightforward for these most affected by the lockdown. https://t.co/fMvYzFmLPn
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) April 14, 2020
Town authorities had introduced reduction measures for the folks whose livelihood means had been affected by the lockdown imposed to stop the unfold of coronavirus.
It had initially opened all 223 night time shelters run by the Delhi City Shelter Enchancment Board for offering meals and shelter to the affected folks within the metropolis.
Later, the federal government began over 1,500 free meals distribution centres together with momentary shelters for migrant employees who had been making an attempt to depart the town for his or her native states.
“The AAP-led Delhi authorities, with the help of a crew of volunteers and researchers, mapped all such reduction shelters. The federal government has partnered with Google to show the places of 1,047 meals and night time shelters initially on Google Maps, with extra being added every single day,” the federal government mentioned in an announcement. Anybody can now simply seek for their nearest Delhi authorities meals centre on Google Maps utility by typing in ”meals shelters close to me” within the search field, it mentioned.
“Meals and night time shelters can now be present in #Delhi and 32 different cities to assist these in want. Please unfold the phrase and assist this message attain them,” Google India mentioned in an announcement on Twitter.
The federal government has additionally partnered with Map My India and these places can be found on Map My India”s COVID 19 information at ”maps.mapmyindia.com/corona” and Transfer utility, the assertion added.