HYDERABAD: Justice Konda Madhava Reddy Foundation working towards accomplishing the ideals of the eminent jurist Justice Konda Madhava Reddy, former chief justice of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra High Courts, and acting Governor of Maharashtra reached out to the flood victims of Ayyavaripally, Chinnambavi and neighbouring villages in Mahaboobnagar district by providing timely succour.
JKMR, which trains rural youth in vocational skills, conducted flood relief camps in these villages with the help of the youth.
A convoy of a van and two pickup trucks with two water purification plants, cooking utensils, provisions, new blankets and new clothing reached the affected villages.
The entire village of Ayyavaripally and victims from neighboring villages were served freshly-cooked hot meals and potable water on a daily basis.
The Nagarjuna group of companies, under the aegis of Nagarjuna Foundation, has contributed Rs 50 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund (CMRF) to mitigate the hardship of flood-hit people.
KS Raju, chairman of Nagarjuna Foundation, and K Rahul Raju, joint managing director, presented the cheques to Chief Minister K Rosaiah.
Mineral Eves Club’s gesture to destitutes
MIneral Eves Club, the ladies club of NMDC Officers, will dedicate its funds and services to the welfare of mentally-retarded girls and destitute women taken care of by Kasturba Gandhi National Memorial Trust, Hydershakote. In order to provide recreation to the inmates, the club developed a children’s park with the financial support from NMDC. The park was inaugurated by club president Subhra Som.
Poonama Upadhyaya, vice-president Sushma Sarma and Parimala Venkatesan, Sagarika Nanda, Sutapa Bhattacharya were present. They also distributed new clothes to the inmates.
KVB donates Rs 1 cr to CMRF
The Karur Vysya Bank has donated a sum of Rs 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for taking up flood relief operations.
A cheque for the amount was handed over by KVB chairman Athi S Janartanan and managing director & CEO PT Kuppuswamy to Chief Minster K Rosaiah here today. The bank is also sending 100 quintals of rice and 1,000 blankets to Kurnool, the worst-affected district.
NTR Trust forms awards jury
The NTR Memorial Trust has constitued a jury to identify the institutions and individuals who rendered outstanding service in the flood-affected areas and to honour them with awards. The jury comprises former governor of Karnataka VS Rama Devi, former chief justice of Allahabad High Court A Lakshmana Rao and MLC K Nageshwar, according to a press release.