Different organizations and individuals continue to extend donation to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to provide assistance to flood-affected people of Manipur.
Extending support to help and rehabilitate the flood victims, the Imphal Obstetrics and Gynaecological Society donated a sum of Rs 1 lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
Representatives of the Society handed over the cheque to Chief Minister N Biren Singh at a simple ceremony held at Chief Minister’s Secretariat on Monday.
Earlier in the day, the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund received a total of Rs 1.80 lakh from three different groups.
North Eastern Social and Economic Empowerment, Guwahati and Ibudhou Marjing Khubam Kanba Lup donated Rs 1 lakh and Rs 30,000 respectively.
Likewise, Four Aided Colleges Teachers’ Association (FACTA), which is a joint teachers’ body of S Kula Women’s College, Nambol, Waikhom Mani Girls’ College, Thoubal, South East Manipur College, Komlathabi and Moreh College donated Rs 50,000.
All these amounts were personally handed over to Chief Minister Biren Singh by the representatives of these bodies.
Responding to the positive gesture, Biren Singh expressed his sincere gratitude to them for their generosity.
On Sunday, Shree Shree Radha Govindajee Gwal Beisanov Samaj, Manipur donated Rs 15,400 to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to rehabilitate people affected by the recent flood.
Earlier, Governor Dr Najma Heptulla led staffs of Raj Bhavan in Imphal also donated their one day’s salary to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund.
The recent flood in Manipur has affected about 1.92 lakh population in 360 villages under nine out of the State’s 16 districts.
It has claimed seven lives, according to State Department of Relief and Disaster Management.
The flood has also damaged 24,849 houses, while many people are still are taking shelter in the relief camps.