Mumbai Roti Bank is a non-profit, food rescue organisation that bridges the gap between hunger and excess food. Started on 23rd December 2017 under the able mentorship of former Director General of Police, Maharashtra, Mr. D. Sivanandhan, we aim to eliminate hunger, malnutrition and food wastage, many meals at a time.
The way our NGO functions is simple. We pick up excess food from weddings, events, hotels, cafeterias, housing societies and deliver it to thousands of hungry people who live in slums or on the footpath. We also deliver daily meals to kids of Drona Foundation, Dharavi and the relatives of cancer patients at Tata Memorial Hospital. Other than that, we distribute freshly cooked food and raw grains to our regular beneficiaries. The NGO has a dedicated helpline where we can be reached and our dedicated vans pick up the excess food and redistribute it promptly, thus ensuring that the quality of the food remains intact.
Registered as a trust ‘Roti Foundation Mumbai’ in May 2018, the Mumbai Roti Bank initiative is driven by its visionaries and enthusiastic team who are all set to scale up the activities significantly.
We pick up food from anytime between 10 am to 9:30 pm. We do not collect food that was stored overnight.
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From the Corporate World
It is heartening to see many renowned corporates aligning to our NGO and backing us to bring down the statistics of hungry people. We truly appreciate their support and it motivates us to do more.
The Gen Next
When the youth joins any movement, it no longer remains just of the present but becomes of the future too. With many reputed colleges and management institutes opening their doors to us, it gives us an opportunity to channelize the students’ desire to help people in need.
After being an NGO partner of college fests and our mentor, Mr. D. Sivanandhan addressing students regularly, it has given us an inside view of the students’ ideas, empathy and enthusiasm for our cause. Many college students have also joined us as volunteers and that is such a welcome move.
People We Serve
In our mission to eliminate hunger through redistribution of excess food, we have identified a few beneficiaries whom we serve on a regular basis. Like we believe, this is just the beginning for us; we would be glad to cover many more needy people as we go along.
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Mr. Sivanandhan is a former Police Commissioner of Mumbai. His career with the Police force has many highlights. One of India’s most well-known and highly regarded IPS officers, he was also an active member of the special task force in the National Security Council Secretariat. Now retired, he is actively taking part in uplifting the community. He introduced a website for the city’s youth to connect to each other and grow as a network. He also helped the Thane Police School improve its facilities so that the children have better access to technology. As a mentor to the Mumbai Roti Bank, his vision and ideals have guided us in achieving our vision and helped us in trying to expand our operations.
Mr. Sushil Jiwarajka, a prominent industrialist is the Chairman of Artheon Group of companies. He is also the Chairman and Managing Director of Essjay Ericsson Pvt. Ltd, a Joint Venture between himself and LM Ericsson of Sweden. He has also mentored and nurtured several young entrepreneurs, who are today running successful businesses. He works in the field of renewable enrgy and his goal is to power up those parts of the world whichare devoid of electricity. Mr. Jiwarajka has been invaluable as a trustee to our cause. His insights and business acumen have helped us establish our cause on firm ground.
Prof. Dr. Natarajan
Dr. Natarajan is a renowned ophthalmologist who is the current CMD of Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai. He hails from a long line of ophthalmologists and has worked in many prestigious organizations such as Sankara Netralaya, Chennai and Taparia Institute of Opthalmology, Mumbai. For his achievements in the field of medicine and for establishing Aditya Jyot as a leading eye institution in India, he was awarded the Padma Shri award. Dr. Natarajan , in his capacity as a trustee and as a humanitarian, has played a pivotal role in helping Mumbai Roti Bank grow as a organization.
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Beneficiary: Roti Foundation Mumbai
Account Number: 303402127218
IFSC Code: RATN0000088
Bank Name: Ratnakar Bank Limited, Lower Parel
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