Thursday 30 August 2018 1:08 AM UTC
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM Aug 30: Matha Amritanandamayi mutt donates Rs 10 cr to chief minister’s disaster relief fund on Wednesday.
The amount was handed over to the chief minister by Swami Amrithanandapuri. Several other organisations also gave big amounts to the relief fund.
The Malayai collective from America gave 14 lakh dollar (about 9.8 cr), collected through Facebook. The amount was handed over by Chicago Engineer Uzhavoor Areekkara native Arun Nellamattam and business man Ajomon Puthoorayil.
They informed that they will hand over two lakh dollar more. The chief minister welcomed the efforts of Malayalis in America to raise fund for Kerala.
Minister Moideen handed over Kudumbasree’s donation of Rs 7 cr to the chief minister. Loading workers’ welfare board also donated Rs 3 crore. Indian Medical Association gave Rs 50 lakh as initial instalment.
Mizoram government will give Rs 2 crore. 34 Congress MLAs will give one lakh rupees each.
VM Sudheeran will donate one month’s pension. State women commission chairman and their staff members will donate their one month salary.
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