Chennai Digest

Published: 16th December 2015 04:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th December 2015 04:04 AM   |  A+A-

Free Med Camps Till 22 December

Malayala Manorama, in collaboration with Madras Medical Mission Hospital, is conducting free medical camps for flood affected people across the city. The first camp was inaugurated at Koyambedu on 14 December by actor Suriya. People were given free consultation, medicine, sanitation kits in the camps. Until 22 December, free camps will be conducted for a day in areas such as Nehru Nagar in Velachery, Naduvarpet in Mudichur, Tambaram Sanatorium, Sriperambudur, Korattur and Mylapore. Call Madhusoodhanan 9840819581 for details.                          

Rehab Kits for 25,000 Families

Sri Sathya Sai Seva Organisation, Tamil Nadu, has distributed free food to about 3,000 to 4,000 people every day in the last one week at various flood affected areas and government shelters. The organisation has also started distributing free rehabilitation kits consisting of 30 essentials like rice, dhal, sugar and various groceries, dresses along with sanitary napkins, tooth paste, brush etc to about 25,000 families.  

Grundfos Pumps Out Water

In Olympia Tech Park, and also places like Villivakkam, Ambattur, Mogappair, Semmancheri and Sholinganallur, excess water was pumped out by Grundfos’ mobile pumping station (MPS 101) specifically designed for floods. The pumps are now stationed at DLF Tech Park to remove excess water.      

LIC Supports 41 Relief Projects, Sanctions Rs 25 Lakh Building

LIC of India has supported several NGOs that work on relief of poverty or distress, education, medical relief and public utility through 41 projects worth Rs 6.67 crore. For VHS Blood Bank of Voluntary Health Services in Taramani, LIC has sanctioned Rs 25 lakh for the construction. 

Over 500 Attend Condolence  Meet for MAM Ramaswamy

A condolence meeting was held in honour of MAM Ramaswamy, who had passed away a few days ago. Over 500 people attended the meeting at Rani Seethai Hall. His biography, Dr MAMR – Oru Sagaptham was released during the meeting. Duraisamy Raju, former judge, N Srinivasan, MD, India Cements, ex cricketer K Srikanth, ex hockey player V Bhaskaran, and R Ramakrishnan, President, Madras Race Club, were present. ENS

PepsiCo, Smile Foundation Give Water With Just a Text Message

PepsiCo and Smile Foundation will deliver free Aquafina drinking water and Quaker Oats to areas in and around Chennai. Just send a text message, WATER to 50000 to get details of the distribution centre closest to your location. It has distributed around 10 lakh litres of Aquafina and 36,000 kg of Quaker oats to 5 lakh people. Get more info on

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