Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started the process to provide clothes to the needy in the city by collecting them different sources.
BMC Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhury informed that three clothes collection and distribution centres will be opened in three zones of Bhubaneswar.
An organisation, ‘Vikash’ has been selected for the work. A place has also been identified at Madhusudan Nagar here for washing, ironing and packaging the clothes.
The old clothes will be washed in scientific procedure and distributed in slum areas and bus stands.
The collection vehicle named as ‘Wheel of Kindness’, will collect clothes from apartments, business establishments and colonies etc.
Clothes will be collected from 8 am to 11 am and from 5 pm to 8 pm everyday. People recruited by Vikash will collect the clothes by showing BMC identity card.
A needy man can take three clothes at a time, said sources.