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Dear Friends,

IPGA Managing Committee has decided to support the various measures initiated by the Central and State Government to provide relief to migrant workers, daily wage earners, etc affected by the national lockdown implemented to contain the spread of COVID-19.

IPGA has undertaken the following activities and shall appreciate any and every support and contribution from our trade and industry to these activities so that we can make a substantial contribution in the relief work.

  • IPGA would contribute Rs. 21 lakhs to the PM CARE Fund
  • IPGA will be distributing ration to migrant workers, daily wage earners and the needy in Mumbai and Kolkata as follows:
Mumbai distribution details:
  • IPGA has distributed a total of 5200 bags containing rations to migrant workers and the needy through Mr. Aditya Thackrey. The bags contain 5 kgs Atta, 5 kgs Rice, 2 kgs Dal, 1 kg Sugar, 1 kg Salt and 1 litre Cooking Oil. We have been provided a list of CONTAINMENT ZONES in various wards and have selected F NORTH WARD (covers parts of Chunabhatti, Sion, Barkat Ali Naka and Wadala) and in Adarsh Nagar in Worli.
  • IPGA has distributed 1000 bags to Navi Mumbai Police who are collecting rationing packets for their personnel who are on 24 x 7 duty in the lockdown period. There are a total of 4,500 police personnel families in Navi Mumbai. They are getting contributions from various NGOs and IPGA will be contributing to this effort.
  • Effectively, IPGA is adopting 6000 families in Mumbai and Navi Mumbai. Each of the above mentioned bags is costing IPGA Rs. 750/- all inclusive (delivered cost) and the total investment from IPGA in this project is around Rs. 45 Lakhs.
  • Mr. Satish Upadhyay has helped in coordinating the procurement from Reliance Fresh, IPGA branded bags to be pack these food grains as well as the transportation of these to the requisite destinations.
Kolkata distribution details:
  • IPGA will distribute a total of 5000 bags containing rations to migrant workers, daily wage earners and the needy in Kolkata. The bags contain 5 kgs Rice, 2 kgs Masoor Dal, 2 kgs Potatoes, 1 kg Sugar, 1 kg Salt and 1 litre Edible Oil.
  • The cost of each ration bag in Kolkata is Rs. 500/- all inclusive (delivered cost)and the total investment in this project will be around Rs. 25 Lakhs.
  • This activity is being coordinated by IPGA East Zone Convenor, Mr. Anurag Tulshan

We have already sent out an appeal to all our Patrons via WhatsApp and Email requesting them to contribute to our effort and I am happy to say that quite a few of our Patrons have already contributed. Please click here to see the names of our contributing partners for Mumbai and Kolkata Projects.

It is our earnest request to all our trade partners and patrons, who have not yet contributed, to please come forward and adopt as many families as possible and donate the equivalent amount to IPGA.

Donors can choose to contribute to the Mumbai Project @ Rs. 750/- per family or the Kolkata Project @ Rs. 500/- per family OR to both Projects @ Rs. 1,250- per family.

The IPGA Managing Committee has also decided that in case the overall contributions exceed the amount invested by IPGA, the funds will be utilized for additional CSR Activities.

Donations can be remitted directly to IPGA Account, details of which are as follows:

Name of Beneficiary:       India Pulses and Grains Association
Name Of The Bank:         HDFC Bank Ltd.
Branch:                              Santacruz (West), Mumbai, India
Account No:                      50100104107473
IFSC Code:                        HDFC0000079

We look forward to your generous contributions and thank you for the same. Please feel free to call the following IPGA Officials for any additional details that you may need.

For Mumbai Project:

Pradeep Ghorpade:   
Ph.: +919820267858 / +919769002516
Email: pradeep@ipga.co.in

For Kolkata Project:

Mr. Anurag Tulshan:
Ph.: +919831016720 / +919830616720
Email: anurag@esarco.com

Friends, we look forward to your continued support for either or both the above projects to be able to provide relief to the needy in these trying and difficult times.

Regards
Jitu Bheda
Chairman

India Pulses and Grains Association

Contributors to IPGA’s MUMBAI COVID-19 Relief Related Activity

COMPANY NO. OF FAMILIES ADOPTED
SIP Dhanasekaran100
Jindal Overseas Corpn200
Rika Global400
Prafulchand Vasanji150
Keshav Trading150
Dalal M Kishor Kumar100
Amit Commercial50
S S Agro34
Dalal N Pratap15
Dalal G Ashwin150
Maruti Agri Services100
Savla Agro Foods100
Victory Agri World34
Shadiram & Sons150
Dalal Murlidhar Ratanshi150
Arihant Commercial50
Krishna Canvassers200
D Vijay Dixit34
Broker Kara Karsan & Co100
Tirupai Balaji & Co.21
Greenfield Agro50
V Navinchandra54
Dilip Kumar Laxmidas & Co50
MAC Impex20
Himatlal Hirji & Co150
Mulji Premji100
Dalal Kamlesh Shivji100
Shaan Marine Services Pvt Ltd10
N V S Traders21

Contributors to IPGA’s KOLKATA COVID-19 Relief Related Activity

CompanyNo. Of Family Adopted
Esarco Exim Pvt. Ltd1000
Uma Exports1000
R P Comtrade200
Shivam Shipping200
Om Prakash Gupta And Sons100
Poddar Business Pvt. Ltd.100
Vinod Kumar and Brothers100
Prathustha Commercial100
Singhania International100
Wonder Investment50
C B Impex50
New Tea Impex50
Tarachand Singhal Foundation30
P P Tradecom20

IPGA

India Pulses and Grains Association (IPGA), is the apex body of India’s pulses and grains industry & trade and its membership encompasses market participants along the value chain.

106, T. V. Industrial Estate, S. K. Ahire Marg, Worli,
Mumbai 400030, India

Contact:  info@ipga.co.in

+91 22-24909132 / +91 22-24909133

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