Rakhi Lakhan is a teacher at a government-run primary school and is also working for the welfare of underprivileged people. She is associated with Nootan Muskaan, a social group which provides food to the poor. The group gets financial help from its advisory members.Food packs are distributed in slums, outside hospitals and various other locations. The group collects ‘chapatis’ and breads from several families at ‘roti collection centres’ in Lucknow and prepare ‘sabzi’ with the help of contribution. Once in a week, the group also distributes clothes among the poor.