Jamshedpur: Deputy Commissioner Amit Kumar convened a meeting of city dignitaries on Friday to seek their contribution in the Kerala flood relief funds being collected by the East Singhbhum district administration through Indian Red Cross Society, Jamshedpur chapter.
Showing eagerness to help the flood victims, M/S KK Builders offered a help of Rs 2.51 lakh while Chanduka Mineral and Chemical and Sri Krishna Public School offered Rs 51,000 each. Ram Avatar Agrawal of Steel City Distributor gave Rs 31,000 while Modi Charitable Trust gave Rs 5000. Chandan Agrawal gave Rs 5100. Ramgarhiya Samaj offered Rs 10,000 while Kumar Sandesh and Bhanwarlal Khandelwal gave Rs 11,000 and Rs 5100 respectively. DK Ghosh gave a cheque of Rs 5000.
The DC said timely help is impotant. He said the district administration would try to send maximum possible relief fund to the Kerala government within 10 days.
Atul Kumar of Nuvoco Vistas said the company employees had decided to donate their one day salary. Tilak Bhattacharjee of Naresh Kumar and Company gave a poster titled ‘Care for Kerala’ to the DC to muster greater public support to the Kerala flood relief measures.
The representatives of over 50 city organizations participated in the meeting.