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Telangana Minister hands over Rs 25 Cr for Kerala flood relief

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

: N Narasimha today handed over a cheque for Rs 25 crore to Vijayan at Thiruvananthapuram towards the state government's assistance for flood relief activities.

also announced donation of his one month salary to the CM relief fund, an official release said here.

As per directions of K Chandrasekhar Rao as many as 50 water purifying machines worth Rs 2.50 crore for providing drinking water are also being airlifted to from here, it further said.

The had on Friday announced an assistance of Rs 25 crore to rain-ravaged Kerala.

Telangana Sri Mohammad Mahmood Ali had also donated one month salary for Kerala floods relief fund.

Rao had earlier appealed to industrialists, prominent persons in the IT sector and others in Telangana to help the rain-hit state and said donations, if they are made to the CM's Relief Fund, would be forwarded to Kerala.

Expressing sorrow over the loss of lives and property in Kerala due to the heavy rains, Rao said he hoped that the coastal state would recover from the calamity at the earliest.

Meanwhile, and announced Rs 16 lakh contribution for Kerala flood relief.

He also said medicines worth Rs 10 lakh would be sent to Kerala.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, August 19 2018. 18:15 IST
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