Flow of donations for NK continues

Flow of donations for NK continues

Wipro will provide flood relief through its Wipro Cares, an initiative by Wiproites and their family members. “The company will directly or will partner with NGO to provide rehabilitation for the people and the fund collection is still on.” the source said.

IT major Infosys has already commited Rs 30 crore for the construction of houses in the flood affected area. Out of the 30 crore committed 10 crore will be from founders and 20 crores from Infosys Technologies. “We will work with select NGO's and directly build these houses. The government will provide the land and infrastructure like roads, power, water etc to these houses.” Kris Gopalakrishnan said.

Big Bazaar had set up counters at seven locations for the TCS employees, where they can place orders for the items to be send to the flood victims. A list of items were offered to the employees at  discounted price.

Biocon Group Chairman and Managing Director Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said on Thursday that Biocon is committed to build 1,000 houses worth Rs 10 crore, as part of contributing to the people affected by the floods in Karnataka. The company has already dispensed medicine worth Rs 50 lakh to the same cause, she added.

National Mineral Development Corporation Ltd.,(NMDC) has donated Rs. 5 crore towards the 'Calamity relief fund'.  NMDC Chairman and Managing Director Rana Som presented the cheque to Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa on Thursday.

Karnataka State Small Industries Development Corporations Ltd also donated Rs. 5 crores towards Chief Minister's Relief fund. Venkatesh Education Society has contributed Rs 4 lakhs towards CM's relief fund. Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA), provided free medical aid and treatments to the flood hit cattle and animals at Gowripura - Harappanahalli Taluk and Yarabalu in Davangere.

The Bangalore Fruit Commission Agents Association have contributed Rs. 4,01,000 towards Chief Minister's relief fund.