Judges of the Supreme Court and Madras High Court have contributed over Rs. one crore towards restoration and rehabilitation of those affected by the December 2015 deluge, Tamil Nadu government said here on Friday.
Advocate General AL Somayaji presented a cheque for Rs.1.28 crore, received as contribution from the judges, to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa recently, an official release said.
The judges of the Supreme Court, Madras High Court and Judicial officers had contributed Rs.1.18 crore while Administrator General and Official Trustee had given Rs.10 lakh towards Chief Minister’s Public Relief fund.
The government has so far received Rs.373.32 crore towards the relief fund, it said.