A pandemic affecting the whole world, Coronavirus also known as COVID-19, has left people suffering in terms of economic conditions and livelihoods.Large number of people have lost their lives fighting this epidemic, while there is a huge number of who have no means to obtain food and other essential items.
Various organisations and social workers are coming forward to help the needy in this hour. Navkkar Jewellers a business name to reckon with, runs a trust under the name of COL KC JAIN SHIKSHA JAIN CHARITABLE TRUST and has taken this opportunity to help the needy in all possible ways. They have been in this business since 1996 and have a nurtured to maintain a large database of loyal customers and dedicated employees.
Due to the lockdown in Chandigarh, they had to close their business establishment w.e.f. 23rd of March. This has not deterred them from serving the society. They value the lives and livelihood of the impacted section of the society. They are actively participating in various activities across the city. A few glimpses of these are:
Distributing dry ration and cooked food to the needy
NavkkarJewellers trust COL KC JAIN SHIKSHA JAIN CHARITABLE TRUST joined hands with MAHAVIR JAIN YUVAK MANDAL, Chandigarh for providing services duringlockdown. Many underprivileged communities who have either lost jobs or being daily wage earners who have become unemployed as of date within Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali, Zirakpur, and nearby areas are being provided with food packets. A kitchen has been set up at Jain Sthanak, Sector 18, Chandigarh to cook the meals. These are then distributed twice a day to approx 300 people.
Distributing food packets to doctors and nurses
We all know how efficiently the doctors, nurses, and medical staff are working in this crisis. Coronavirus has taken a toll on everyone. Doctors are working continuously. In such a situation the team of NavkkarJewellers made a kind gesture towards the medical staff. They served 1500 packs, 300 packs to PGI doctors, nurses along with 500 packs to poor and needy people in hospitals. The packets were made at the base kitchen wherein proper hygiene is maintained. Also, Chandigarh police supported this cause.
Donated PPE kits and other essentials to SSP Mohali
COL KC JAIN SHIKSHA JAIN CHARITABLE TRUST & MAHAVIR JAIN YUVAK MANDAL in Chandigarh teamed up with NavkkarJewellers for donating protective gears and essential items to the police force in Mohali. They are the ones who are checking the safety by staying at the front. Hence, for their protection, the trust has donated 50 disposable PPE kits, gloves, washable protective suits, 100 disposable face masks, 300 sanitizer bottles, 300 lemon juice, and biscuit packs. This donation is a sign of gratitude for the hardships which the police force is facing in this risky environment.
Giving support to women
Women are also facing a lot of issues as their essential need is using sanitary napkins during menstruation. Even though medical stores are open, many females are not able to visit the stores due to safety reasons. Keeping this in mind, Lt.COL KC JAIN SHIKSHA JAIN TRUST & MJYM, Sector 18 Chandigarh decided to donate 550 Packets each of 7 Sanitary napkins to the Department of Mother and Child development and Social Welfare. These were distributed to ladies and girls in various areas like Rajiv Colony, New Maloya Colony, Dainik Bhaskar Colony & Rehabilitation Colony Dhanas. This is an essential gift for ladies.
Blood Donation Camp
Blood had gone in scarcity due to COVID-19 as there were no donors coming up. Trying to help in this area as well, Lt.COL KC JAIN SHIKSHA JAIN TRUST & MJYM, Sector 18 Chandigarh came up and decided to support this area as well. They organized a Blood Donation Camp at Jain Sthanak,Sector 18 on 3rd of May. 75 units of blood was donated to PGI, Chandigarh.
To summarize, for serving the needy, NavkkarJewellers in Chandigarh welcomes donations for continuing their social service initiative. They are ensuring that essential items are available to the needy. Also, with that, they are serving health warriors and the police force both in Chandigarh and Mohali. They have proved that they are always standing with us in all times. Kudos to the entire team for helping amidst this pandemic situation.
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