Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India has picked up the task for organizing delivery of processed food articles for the earthquake victims of Nepal. The Ministry has organized delivery of two lakh packets of Maggi Noodles donated by Nestle, two lakh packets of Yippee noodles donated by ITC and 12000 packets of YY noodles donated by CG Group.
All India Food Processors Association are also sending 25000 packets of Namkeen by Haldiram, 5000 packets of Namkeen by Bikanerwala and 4000 packets of Namkeen BTW. Pepsico India has also confirmed sending 60000 one litre bottles of water contained in 5000 cases. The food items are being airlifted by Air Force planes for earthquake victims.
Minister of Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on April 29, 2015, that tragedy can happen on anybody any time, we all should rise to the occasion and contribute our bit. She appealed to food processing units all over India to send ready-to-eat packaged food, bottled water, and other articles or daily use for Nepal earthquake victims.