NEW DELHI, 13 JULY: Chief Minister Mrs Sheila Dikshit (in photo) today flagged off 4 trucks of relief material contributed by Thakur Dwara Trust, for Uttarakhand. This is the second installment of relief material sent by the trust.
The first installment of relief material including ready to eat food items and drinking water was also flagged off by Mrs Dikshit on 20th June, 2013. Appreciating the efforts of trust and exhorting others to follow the footsteps Mrs Dikshit described it as a noble act.
Mrs Dikshit stated that her government and her party has also contributed substantially in this regard. The Delhi government contributed Rs 10 crore and gave a cheque amounting to Rs 5 lakh to the family members of Flight Lt Tapan Kapoor who lost his life during rescue operation.
The relief material includes thousands of blankets, quilts, carpets, packets of rice, lentils, flour, umbrellas and quintals of utensils. The material would be distributed by trust volunteers from base camp at Uttarkashi. sns