During public holidays, when posses of policemen would be posted at places where increased regulation was imperative, Mahaveer Bhandari, a resident of Mylapore, would head there with food and water. He would distribute these to the policemen. Impressed with what his father did, Mahaveer’s son Nitesh Bhandri developed this act of mercy into something larger, a social project called Jeevan Dhan.
Jeevan Dhan features a community refrigerator, where residents and restaurants can place their excess food.
Director of Texonic, Nitesh kickstarted the initiative with Thaligai, a vegetarian restaurant on Luz Church Road, a few weeks ago. The refrigerator has been placed in front of the restaurant..................Read more
Source web page: The Hindu