After the coronavirus outbreak in India, the 21 days lockdown was applied throughout the nation. With this motion of the federal government, the migrant employees and poor people within the cities have been affected by lack of meals and evening shelter. The federal government has then arrange shelter houses for these needy people.

Now, Google has partnered with the Indian Authorities to indicate the places of those meals and evening shelters on Google Maps, Google Search and Google Assistant. This function is at present stay in additional than 30 cities throughout India and can assist migrant employees and affected people throughout these cities.

Google says that it’s additional working in direction of including extra places. The function is at present obtainable in English and can shortly roll out in Hindi and different languages as properly.

Working intently with @mygovindia, we at the moment are surfacing places of meals shelters & evening shelters on Google Maps, Search and Google Assistant, to assist migrant employees & affected people throughout cities.

Please assist this attain those that want it [email protected] @GoI_MeitY @rsprasad

— Google India (@GoogleIndia) April 6, 2020

The right way to Entry These Shelters

Open Google Search App, Google Maps or launch Google Assistant.
Now, search “Meals Shelter in ” or ask the identical to the assistant.
It is going to present you the checklist of shelter houses together with their places on Google Maps.

For simpler entry to this function, Google is planning so as to add shortcuts that may seem under the search bar on the Google Maps app.

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Commenting on the launch of this function, Anal Ghosh, Sr. Program Supervisor, Google India, stated,

“Because the COVID-19 state of affairs develops, we’re making a concerted effort to construct options that assist people throughout these occasions of want. Highlighting the places of meals and evening shelters on Google Maps is a step to make this info simply obtainable to the customers in want, and guarantee they will avail the meals and shelter companies being offered by the federal government authorities.”