Kerala: To understand victims' needs, Nita Ambani visits flood-hit areas
(Sourced from PTI)
Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita M Ambani visited Pallipad village in Alappuzha district, one of the worst-affected areas in the floods that ravaged Kerala recently. The foundation distributed relief materials worth Rs. 50cr to the flood victims, a release said. The visit helped her understand the exact needs of the people in the village, and will facilitate long-term rehabilitation work, the release has said.
Nita Ambani also met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and expressed solidarity with the people of Kerala and help create critical infrastructure, the release said. The philanthropic arm of Reliance Industries also donated Rs. 21cr towards the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund. A team of 30 people from Reliance Foundation was deployed for rescue work from August 14.
As many as 483 people have lost lives in the southern state since the onset of monsoon on May 28.