Govt, Developers join hands to provide relief material for Kerala

By Rohit Sharma


In the wake of the grim situation of floods in Kerala and the rising death toll, CREDAI-MCHI, Rajasthani Welfare Association and JITO- International Mumbai Zone have joined hands to provide relief material for the state. This unanimous decision has been taken today immediately after Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra acted promptly to the call of the Chief Minister of Kerala Pinarayi Vijayan by directing to convene an emergency meeting. The meeting was held under Chairmanship of Medha Gadgil, IAS, ACS, GOM Pravin Pardesi, IAS, ACS, PS to CM and with CREDAI – MCHI represented by President Nayan Shah, Addl. VP Sukhraj Nahar, Secretary Bandish Ajmera and CEO S.S. Hussain, IAS (Retd).

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra on August 18, announced Rs 20 crore from Maharashtra Government for Kerala Flood affected persons.

The CMO Maharashtra on its Twitter handle it said, “CM @Dev_Fadnavis announces Rs 20 crore as immediate assistance from Maharashtra Government for Kerala flood affected persons. State Government is constantly in touch with Kerala Government for their requirements and the necessary support, since yesterday.”

Responding to the call of Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, CREDAI- MCHI and CREDAI Maharashtra has contributed Rs 1.5 crore, Rajasthani Welfare Association and JITO- International Mumbai Zone has contributed Rs 1.2 crore towards Kerala Flood Relief Fund, and will be dispatched 10 tons of relief material, to leave by Air Force Plane/ Coast Guard Ship tonight from Mumbai, release said.

Nayan Shah, President, CREDAI – MCHI said, “As worst floods have hit the state of Kerala, we from CREDAI-MCHI, as a socially responsible association, have donated generously towards flood relief measures. Our members have come forward in big numbers to contribute for the supplies to be sent to the flood victims in Kerala.” These efforts have been made jointly by CREDAI Maharashtra and CREDAI-MCHI.

Chief Minister of Bihar, Nitish Kumar also on behalf of Bihar announced Rs 10 crore for Kerala.

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Sukhraj Nahar, Chairman and Managing Director, Nahar Group and Chairman of Rajasthani Welfare Association said, “Our prayers are with the people of Kerala and as conscious citizens of the country and responsible members of apex developers’ body, CREDAI-MCHI, it is our duty to come forward with our contribution to support the communities during such difficult situations in the country.”









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