Feeling the Hunger

India Today|July 13, 2020

Feeling the Hunger
Vikas Khanna’s #FoodIndia drive has delivered over 17 million meals to Indians on the brink of starvation. Coordinating efforts from his New York home, the chef says he’s just getting started
Vikas Khanna

Q. This pandemic has made many of us put ourselves first. What made you want to feed the hungry?

I did it for my mother. She told me this is the time to feed my country. When I told her I can’t do it from New York, she asked, “What do all your PhDs and training amount to? Taking a selfie at home?” That hurt a little, but as a result, our operations are delivering food in 125 Indian cities today.

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July 13, 2020