In a first for Hyderabad city, a “cloth bank” is set to be launched with an aim to provide clothes to the less fortunate. The initiative is a joint effort between the Siasat Urdu Daily and city-based charitable organisations Faiz-e-Aam Trust and Helping Hand. The bank was inaugurated on April 29 and started doling out clothes from May 02. The move intends to provide clothes to the poorest of poor. All clothes are examined for wear, tear, missing buttons before they are given in transparent plastic bags to the beneficiaries.