HYDERABAD: The Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) joined hands with the Telangana State government to make arrangements for Godavari Pushkaram. The SSCL contributed around `1.50 crore to build shelter homes and renovate old guest houses close to Pushkaram ghats in the districts of Adilabad, Karimnagar and Khammam.
Some of the construction work was done by the civil department of SCCL itself. Apart from this, the SCCL also contributed funds to government departments that were making additional arrangements for the Pushkaram.
Among the prominent construction work done by the SCCL are a huge shelter at Manthani of Karimnagar district, temporary accommodation facility for pilgrims at Centenary colony, renovation of guest house at Kaleshwaram and construction of Kala Vedika at Basar, according to a press release.
Rhe SCCL also deployed rescue teams near the Pushkaram ghats to avoid untoward incidents. A team of 17 professional swimmers and a special rescue team of around 100 members were sent to various ghats. The rescue teams were provided advanced first aid kit and ventilators. These teams have already started working in various ghats in Adilabad, Karimnagar and Khammam districts.