Reliance Foundation today announced a donation of Rs 21 crore to Chief Minister's relief fund and also donates relief material worth close to Rs 50 crore to help the affected people in Kerala.
Reliance Foundation today announced a donation of Rs 21 crore to the Chief Minister's relief fund and also provided relief material worth close to Rs 50 crore to help the affected people in Kerala.
Reliance Foundation in its statement said that the company has been carrying out rescue and relief operations in the six affected districts of Ernakulam, Wayanad, Alappuzuha, Thrissur, Idukki and Pathanamthitta by providing updates on weather and locations of temporary shelters via Reliance Foundation Information Services (RFIS).
It has identified 15,000 affected families who would be provided dry ration kits, utensils, shelter, shoes and clothes in the coming days.
The company said that ready-to-eat food, glucose and sanitary napkins have been provided to 160 government-run relief camps,sheltering about 50,000 people.
Nita M. Ambani, Chairperson, Reliance Foundation said, “In this time of acute distress faced by our brothers and sisters in Kerala, we feel duty-bound as fellow citizens and as a responsible corporate foundation to fully support the rescue, relief and long-term rehabilitation efforts in the State."
"On its part, Reliance Foundation will contribute Rs 21 crore to the Kerala Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. The foundation stands firmly with the people of Kerala in this hour of need. It will remain committed to its relief and rehabilitation efforts and continue its operations in Kerala until normalcy is restored in the state," she added.
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First Published: IST