STC AND MMTC PRESENTS CHEQUES TO KAMAL NATH FOR PRIME MINISTER’S NATIONAL RELIEF FUND
Date : 08 Sep 2008
Location : New Delhi
The State Trading Corporation of India Ltd., (STC) has contributed a sum of Rs 1 crore towards Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the welfare of those devastated by unprecedented floods in Bihar. The cheque was presented by Dr. Arvind Pandalai, CMD, STC, to Shri Kamal Nath, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry here on 4th September 2008.
Also, a cheque for Rs.50 lakh was handed over by Shri Sanjiv Batra, CMD, MMTC, to the Commerce and Industry Minister, to “Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund”, for the same cause.
Millions of people in Bihar have been rendered homeless and scores washed away in the worst catastrophic flood in last 50 years. It is reported that 16 out of 37 districts of Bihar are submerged in water and the flood affected victims are suffering for want of basic necessities for their survival.