Help-desk in Dhading assists 800 stranded pedestrian

DHADING: A help-desk established to assist people who have set out for their home districts, on foot, owing to transportation restrictions following the lockdown, has so far provided help to around 800 such people.

Chief District Officer of Dhading Asman Tamang saw many people walking on the roads to get to their homes, which prompted him to co-work with Galchhi Municipality and the police set up the Help-desk.

As a result, free meals are now being arranged for those who have not been able to eat properly, especially while traveling on foot, counselling is being provided, primary health test center is operational, and shelter provided to those in need.

The help-desk at Galchichok in the municipality is helping people board vehicles, operating for emergency causes, to reach their hometowns.

"We are also facilitating transportation for people coming to Galchi help desk from around the district", said Surendra Sah, Assistant Inspector of Police at Galchi Police Post.

Ward Chief of Galchi Municipality Hari Khatiwada said, "We are constantly assisting pedestrians, dailywagers and people in need to reach their destinations."