N. RAMESH, CHAIRMEN OF ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE DONATES 1 LAKH TO CM RELIEF TREASURY
N. Ramesh joined hands to help flood victims in Kodagu
Bengaluru: N. Ramesh BBMP chairmen of Accounts committee has extended a helping hand to the people of Kodagu who are in dire need of help. In response to the Kodagu flood devastation, incessant rain and landslides from last one week, has decided to rescue the people who were trapped and a foundation camp was set up in a Kodagu on immediate basis.
N. Ramesh , BBMP,chairmen of Accounts committee said, “All the displaced and evacuated people started arriving at the camp. Local volunteers along with the youth, volunteered for the rescue of the stranded people. By then State Government had called in the army and the local youth acted as guides going to various locations rescuing people while putting their lives at risk as there were landslides and flooding still happening. Meanwhile at the camp food for the people was being prepared using rice and pulses from the midday meal kitchen and buying other provisions locally using our own finances. Blankets and mats were purchased from Karnataka for the initial 300 people who arrived at the camp on Day 1.”
“The states are in dire need of help. Adverse climatic conditions have pushed people into distress where they have lost their entire earnings for a lifetime. Through this helpline, we want to assure that people are not misguided and cheated by various insurance and financial advisors. We offer guidance in any queries related to personal finance, helping them get back to their feet financially stronger”
In a humanitarian gesture
The donated Rupee can either be monetised in future or it can be used to rehabilitate the several who have been rendered homeless due to the floods.