Chitale’s Bhakarwadi in return gift for vaccine shots - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Chitale’s Bhakarwadi in return gift for vaccine shots

ByPrachi Bari, Pune
Apr 05, 2021 10:18 PM IST

The MCCIA and Chitale Group together have begun a unique incentive for people to come forward and get their vaccination shots

The MCCIA and Chitale Group together have begun a unique incentive for people to come forward and get their vaccination shots.

HT Image
HT Image

The Chitale Group is now offering free Bhakarwadi packets after taking the jab at various Covid vaccination centres in the city; this is being done under the Pune Platform for Covid Response (PPCR) anchored by MCCIA.

Unlock exclusive access to the latest news on India's general elections, only on the HT App. Download Now! Download Now!

“I am part of the PPCR and this idea was thought about as an incentive for people to come forward for the vaccination shots. Today, we distributed 5,000 packets of 50 grams of Bhakarwadi after each shot,” said Indraneel Chitale, partner at Chitale group.

“We have volunteers at multiple centres across the city,” he added.

The places where Bhakarwadi packets were distributed are: Late Gynaba Tukaram hospital, Dhanori, Rajiv Gandhi Hospital, Yerawada, Minatai Thakre hospital, Wadgaonsheri, Naidu hospital, Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj hospital Wanowrie, Annasaheb Magar hospital, Hadapsar.

Prashant Girbane, director general MCCIA said, “Usually after a jab of vaccination, people are usually offered water, tea or biscuits, we thought of offering them Bhakarwadi which is loved by all. This is done on behalf of PPCR, a concept that is supporting and organising many interactions between hospitals and administrations so that there is a better coordination. Last year, the PPCR with its convenor Sudhir Mehta raised 12 crores to help buy ventilators, high flow nasal oxygens, PPE kits, sanitizers, food arrangements.”

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Thursday, May 30, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On