Maruti Suzuki donates Rs. 1.56 crore for Uttarakhand's relief fund

Monday 08 July 2013, 11:41 AM by

Uttarakhand, the Indian state that was slashed by heavy rains and land slides of late, has reported the financial loss of over billions of rupees. Along with this, the count human death is estimated at 10,000, whereas the list of missing people ends at around 70,000. In such serious conditions, the country's largest passenger car maker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited and its employees have decided to donate Rs. 1.56 crore to the National Relief Fund of Prime Minister.

Maruti Suzuki donates Rs. 1.56 crore for Uttarakhand
Maruti Suzuki donates Rs. 1.56 crore for Uttarakhand's relief fund

In an official statement, the auto maker said, “To strengthen the relief and rebuilding efforts of the government for victims of the recent natural calamity in Uttarakhand, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and its employees will contribute Rs. 1.56 crore to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund. The company's contribution will include five Omni ambulances to help reach medical aid to victims in affected areas in Uttarakhand.”

Reportedly, this charity will help the government in rebuilding the infrastructure of Uttarakhand. It must be noted that the employees of Maruti Suzuki have donated their one day's salary for this noble work. In addition to this, the auto company has also provided a total of five Omni Ambulances, in order to cater the emergency and medical demands of all victims at flood ravaged areas of Uttarakhand.

Along with Maruti Suzuki, a number of auto makers have also appeared in the limelight for offering a helping hand for the natural calamity, which affected the lives of thousands of people in the region. On June 20, Mahindra Group announced a contribution of Rs. 1 crore for the Relief Fund of Chief Minister, in order to provide basic facilities to the victims of natural hazard.

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