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As lakhs reel under flood, relief camps, donations continue

By STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI, July 25 - With lakhs of people still reeling under flood in different parts of the State, benevolent individuals, organisations and others have been visiting the flood-hit people with relief and making monetary contributions to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund.

Assam Centre for Rural Development relief: Assam Centre for Rural Development (ACRD), a non-profit organisation working in remote, rural areas of Assam, organised flood relief camps in Biharibasti and Gobardhan areas of Chandrapur and at Palasbari in Kamrup district on Wednesday.

The NGO, in collaboration with The Saree Saga, a saree lovers� group of more than 60,000 members from all over India, distributed essential commodities such as rice, dal, biscuits, sanitary pads, medicines, milk, cooking oil, bleaching powder, phenyl and clothes among those affected by the floods.

With the help of local people and village headmen, the NGO distributed the relief materials among more than 500 people in the affected villages of Chandrapur and Palasbari.

Donation by AHSEC employees: Employees of the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council donated one day�s salary to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund. A cheque of Rs 2 lakh was handed over to the CM by a delegation led by AHSEC Chairman Dr Dayananda Borgohain and Secretary Kamal Gogoi on Wednesday.

PWD donation to Chief Minister�s Relief Fund: The Commissioner and Special Secretary, PWD (BNH) and the Chief Engineer, PWD (Bldg) donated Rs 1,51,600 to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund on behalf of the employees of the department at his official residence today.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal appreciated the attitude of the employees and also discussed with the delegation the ongoing development works in Majuli and harnessing of the Brahmaputra.

Assam Taxation Officers� Association donation: The Assam Taxation Officers� Association has donated Rs 1,36,500 to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund. A delegation led by Addl Commissioner of Taxes, Assam, Ramen Kumar Barman handed over the cheque to the Chief Minister at his official residence here today.

Nag Baba Seva Samity flood relief: Nag Baba Seva Samity, a social organisation based at Rehabari here, organised a flood relief camp at Dekapar and Hajo Athgaon on July 21 and distributed more than 250 packets of food items, other essential goods, curtains and clothes among the flood victims, said a press release issued today.

Pensioners� body donation: The Govt Pensioners� Association, Assam has donated Rs 15,000 to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund. Association president Dhaniram Talukdar and general secretary Dinesh Ch Dutta have appealed to all the branches to donate to the relief fund according to their capacity.

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As lakhs reel under flood, relief camps, donations continue

GUWAHATI, July 25 - With lakhs of people still reeling under flood in different parts of the State, benevolent individuals, organisations and others have been visiting the flood-hit people with relief and making monetary contributions to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund.

Assam Centre for Rural Development relief: Assam Centre for Rural Development (ACRD), a non-profit organisation working in remote, rural areas of Assam, organised flood relief camps in Biharibasti and Gobardhan areas of Chandrapur and at Palasbari in Kamrup district on Wednesday.

The NGO, in collaboration with The Saree Saga, a saree lovers� group of more than 60,000 members from all over India, distributed essential commodities such as rice, dal, biscuits, sanitary pads, medicines, milk, cooking oil, bleaching powder, phenyl and clothes among those affected by the floods.

With the help of local people and village headmen, the NGO distributed the relief materials among more than 500 people in the affected villages of Chandrapur and Palasbari.

Donation by AHSEC employees: Employees of the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council donated one day�s salary to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund. A cheque of Rs 2 lakh was handed over to the CM by a delegation led by AHSEC Chairman Dr Dayananda Borgohain and Secretary Kamal Gogoi on Wednesday.

PWD donation to Chief Minister�s Relief Fund: The Commissioner and Special Secretary, PWD (BNH) and the Chief Engineer, PWD (Bldg) donated Rs 1,51,600 to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund on behalf of the employees of the department at his official residence today.

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal appreciated the attitude of the employees and also discussed with the delegation the ongoing development works in Majuli and harnessing of the Brahmaputra.

Assam Taxation Officers� Association donation: The Assam Taxation Officers� Association has donated Rs 1,36,500 to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund. A delegation led by Addl Commissioner of Taxes, Assam, Ramen Kumar Barman handed over the cheque to the Chief Minister at his official residence here today.

Nag Baba Seva Samity flood relief: Nag Baba Seva Samity, a social organisation based at Rehabari here, organised a flood relief camp at Dekapar and Hajo Athgaon on July 21 and distributed more than 250 packets of food items, other essential goods, curtains and clothes among the flood victims, said a press release issued today.

Pensioners� body donation: The Govt Pensioners� Association, Assam has donated Rs 15,000 to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund. Association president Dhaniram Talukdar and general secretary Dinesh Ch Dutta have appealed to all the branches to donate to the relief fund according to their capacity.

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