BEML’S Contribution to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund
Deepthi | Myequity news | Date : 15-11-2018 17:00:00 IST
BEML Limited, a Mini Ratna Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Defence, contributed Rs.1.00 Crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the flood affected people of Coorg, Karnataka, for their rehabilitation. The employees and officers at BEML donated their one day salary towards this noble cause.
At a programme held at Bangalore on 14.11.2018, Shri Deepak Kumar Hota, CMD BEML presented a cheque for Rs.1.00 Crore, to Shri H.D. Kumaraswamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, in the presence of Shri D.K. Shiva Kumar, Hon’ble Minister for Irrigation & Medical Education, GoK.
It may be recalled that BEML was the first PSU to deploy heavy duty Tatra Trucks and manpower from its Palakkad Complex to help the affected persons during the recent Kerala floods and helped in the rescue of about 7000 people. Each Tatra truck carried tons of relief materials, essential medicines, provisions and food items. Moreover, thousands of people affected by the floods were shifted to relief camps.