As the country grapples with the second wave of Covid-19, food availability has emerged as a serious area of concern, especially for the elderly and people who do not have help at home or cannot cook while they care for affected family members.
Several home cooks and community-led initiatives have pitched in to provide food for those who need it.
would prioritise these orders by assigning the fastest rider and dedicated customer support in case of queries. "Thousands of restaurants have pledged to prioritise these orders in their kitchens above all others," he said.
Deliveries to such customers would be contactless by default to ensure the safety of the riders, and subsequent customers.
In response to a tweet where a user asked the Zomato co-funder to help pick up home-made food from one place to a Covid-19 affected customer, Goyal said "we are trying to set something up."
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