Palimaru Mutt to help Kodagu flood victims

Palimaru Mutt to help Kodagu flood victims

Udupi Palimaru Mutt has earmarked a fund of Rs two crore for providing basic amenities to flood victims of Makkandur village, Mutt representative Balaji Raghavendracharya said on Thursday.

He told mediapersons that many people had lost their houses and crops. “The government has identified land in Karnangeri village for the rehabilitation of flood victims. The Mutt will provide financial assistance in setting up basic facilities,” he said.

“The proposal when submitted was accepted by Kodagu Deputy Commissioner P I Sreevidya. The Mutt also has plans to build a community hall, an anganwadi centre, a school and a hospital,” he added.

Village adoption supervisor Muliya Keshava Prasad said that the Paryaya Palimaru Mutt had come to the rescue of the flood victims during floods. After looking into the problems of the villages of Makkanduru village, the Mutt has decided to adopt the entire village, he added.

Mutt representatives P R Prahlad, Ramesh Rao and Ravindra Rai were present.