Hubli: As India enters its second phase of lockdown in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, many dailywage earners and labourers in rural areas are struggling to gain access to daily needs for their livelihood.
Rato Monastery in Mundgod, as well as many other Tibetan Monasteries, have stepped forward in order to help those facing problems amid the lockdown, by providing food and other essential commodities.
“With hope in serving the society and for a better tomorrow, the Rato Dratsang took an initiative in providing a relief aid on 13th April 2020, by distributing free ration and groceries to the poor people in the nearby Indian rural areas and also within the Tibetan Settlement. The relief-aid provided, reached out to over 205 (Two Hundred Five) people,” said the Monastery.
The Monastery also paid full monthly salaries of 14 employees and Rs 3000 to 7 daily wage earners to support their families.
-Report filed by Rato Monastery