Now Locate Delhi Government Food Distribution Centers and Night Shelters on Google Maps
“We are committed to making every effort to make life easier for the people affected by the lockdown,” the Delhi CM said of the partnership with Google.
Working closely with @mygovindia, we are now surfacing locations of food shelters & night shelters on Google Maps, Search and Google Assistant, to help migrant workers & affected people across cities.
— Google India (@GoogleIndia) April 6, 2020
The Delhi government’s over 1,000 food distribution centers and night shelters for the needy affected by the lockdown across the country can now be located on Google Maps and Map My India.
Welcoming the cooperation, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted on Tuesday, “As we prepare for an extended lockdown, Delhi government food distribution we are proud to work closely with @GoogleIndia Maps to ensure easy access to all our food and night shelters. Delhi government food distribution We do. We are committed to making every effort to make life easier for those affected by the lockdown.
The city government had announced relief measures for those whose livelihoods were affected by the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
It initially opened all 223-night shelters operated by the Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board to provide food and shelter to the affected people in the city.
Later, the government started more than 1,500 free food delivery centers with temporary shelters for migrant workers who were trying to leave the city for their native states.
“ mapped all such relief shelters. The government has partnered with Google to initially display 1,047 food and night shelter locations on Google Maps, the government said in a statement. Delhi government food distribution Now one can easily search the food center of the nearest Delhi government by writing “I have food shelter” in the search box on Google Maps application.
“Food and night shelters can now be found in # Delhi and 32 other cities to help the needy. Please spread the word and help spread this message to them, ”Google India said in a statement on Twitter.
The government has also partnered with Map My India and these locations are available on Map My India’s COVID 19 guide “MapsMempIndia.Korona” and the Move application, the statement said.
Food and night shelters can now be found in #Delhi and 32 other cities to help those in need.
Please spread the word and help this message reach them. 📣 pic.twitter.com/cmzdZTOSE8
— Google India (@GoogleIndia) April 14, 2020