Mahindra Group 1 crore donation for Uttarakhand Flood Relief
Mahindra Group ‘Rise’ to the tragic situation of death damage and devastation that has rocked the state of Uttarakhand. Shocked and grieving at the alarming flood situation in Uttarakhand, Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group has announced a donation of INR 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
So far scores of people have been airlifted but numbers are steadily increasing as reports come in of more people stranded in various areas. Agriculture Minister Harak Singh Rawat has visited the area and has termed it as the ‘worst tragedy of the millennium’. He states that it will take a minimum of five years to recover from the extensive damage caused to the infrastructure network in Kedarnath region which was the most affected.
Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said, ” We are shocked and grieved to learn of the unprecedented calamity and havoc created in Uttarakhand in the wake of the recent flash floods. This unprecedented human tragedy in the Devbhoomi calls for a quick response in terms of relief for the stranded pilgrims and the unfortunate residents of the affected areas. This is a token donation from our company in response to the appeal by the state government.”