Pune, 28 June 2020: Support of Rs 50 Lakh provided jointly by Finolex Industries, Mukul Madhav Foundation and Hinduja Foundation to ‘Nisarga’ cyclone victims in Ratnagiri and Raigad. A few days ago, many villages in Konkan were hit hard by the ‘Nisarg’ cyclone. The work of uplifting 333 families in these two districts has been done through the initiative of MMF.
Steel sheets, solar lights, blankets, grains etc. were distributed to 120 families in Dapoli and Mandangad talukas of Ratnagiri district. 213 families in Tala, Shrivardhan and Diveagar talukas of Raigad district. Each 20 Steel sheets totaling about 6,000 steel sheets, solar chargers with mobile chargers and other essentials. After providing assistance to underpriviledged families in Ratnagiri district, Raigad Guardian Minister Aditi Tatkare appealed to help destitute families in Shrivardhan and Tala talukas. Accordingly, 113 families in these two talukas and 100 families in Diveagar were provided assistance in the second phase.
Ritu Prakash Chhabria, MT, MMF said, ” Nisarg Cyclone has caused huge devastation and I am grateful that likeminded foundations and corporates have come together to support and rehabilitate in these areas, I am grateful to Finolex Industries & Hinduja Foundation. “
Through CSR, FIL, MMF and Hinduja Foundation helped 213 families in Raigad. Steel sheets, solar lights and other essential material have been provided to those whose houses have collapsed. As the Guardian Minister of Raigad District, I express my gratitude to all for this help.
– Aditi Tatkare, Guardian Minister, Raigad