Kerala, After The Flood: East Delhi Municipal Corporation donates Rs 1 crore to relief fund for victims
The officials East Delhi Municipal Corporation have together donated a sum of Rs 1 crore to the relief fund for the victims of flood-hit Kerala.
New Delhi: The officials and staff of the cash-strapped East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) have together donated a sum of Rs 1 crore to the relief fund for the victims of flood-hit Kerala, its mayor on Friday said.
Bipin Bihari Singh told reporters that the EDMC is with the Kerala flood victims in this difficult situation.
"The EDMC is providing a relief fund of Rs 1 crore to the Kerala flood victims, even though it is reeling under a financial crisis. Despite that, it has decided to help the flood victims in its limited capacity," he said.
Singh said the amount collected for the victims has been "willingly donated" by the officials and staff of the EDMC.
"In addition, municipal councillors of the EDMC can also contribute towards the fund," he said.
Singh also appealed to the residents of east Delhi to donate and help the Kerala flood victims.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
'Was an unforgettable experience meeting humble Maradona': Football-crazy Kerala remembers Argentine legend
Former Indian captain IM Vijayan said it was difficult to believe that the legend was no more.
Kerala guv signs controversial ordinance to amend Police Act; will curb freedom of expression, claims Oppn
The law stipulates imprisonment for up to 5 years or a fine of up to Rs 10,000 or both to those who make content with intention to intimidate through social media
Kerala CPM secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan steps down ahead of local body polls, cites health issues
The development comes in the wake of Balakrishnan's son being arrested by the Enforcement Directorate at Bengaluru in a money laundering case