DIMAPUR, Sept 9 - Nagaland Governor PB Acharya on Saturday appealed to all citizens of the State to contribute generously to the Chief Minister�s Relief Fund (CMRF) for flood and landslide-hit people of the State.
He sought contribution to the CMRF through A/C No.10530527879 (IFSC SBIN0000214) or through the Indian Red Cross Society Nagaland A/C No. 35316602410 (IFSC SBIN0006485) by cash or cheque.
The Governor has asked all the deputy commissioners to take lead in this and collect the money within seven days.
He called upon all students of universities, colleges and schools to participate in rebuilding the lives of the affected people by contributing minimum of Rs 10 each.
Acharya also appealed to all NGOs, Hohos (organisations), Naga Mothers Association, Naga Students Federation, businessmen, social workers, bureaucrats, religious groups, political activists, workers and farmers to come forward to care for the flood-affected people.
�Delhi will help us but what about our share and care,� Acharya asked.
He said Nagaland needs Rs 800 crore for restoration of damages caused by landslides and flash floods but the State has received only Rs 1 crore so far.
He also mentioned about actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who came from Delhi to Dimapur and personally handed over Rs 1.25 crore to Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio.