TIRUPATI: Relief material from various quarters is literally flooding the recuperating victims of the flood-ravaged Kurnool, Mahaboobnagar, Guntur and Krishna districts.
While the TTD management and the Municipal Corporation of Tirupati have sent bulk of relief material sponsored by them and also that collected from the public, various voluntary organisations and institutions have also contributed their mite for the noble cause.
On the political front, the city Congress dispatched 13 loads of material like rice, groceries, utensils and clothes, worth Rs.39 lakh. PCC general secretary B.Karunakar Reddy flagged off the ten trucks, while city unit president P.Pratap Reddy escorted the vehicles to Kurnool. Praja Rajyam’s district spokesperson S.Jayachandra Reddy flagged off the trucks carrying the party’s relief material, while BJP Yuva Morcha State secretary G.Bhanuprakash Reddy and the party’s city president Samanchi Srinivas dispatched a bus load of material. Chittoor DCC Bank chairman A.Rajasekhara Reddy presented a demand draft for Rs.10 lakh to the Chief Minister K.Rosaiah, on behalf of the Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS).
TTD Pensioners’ Welfare Association, representing 4500 senior citizens, has announced to contribute a day’s pay to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund and have requested the management to recover the said amount well in advance from the pension receivable for the month of October 2009. To restore the infrastructure for education, Tirupati Film Society has announced to offer books, slates and clothes to children in Kurnool. The district wine merchants’ association has also made a munificent contribution for the cause.
Students of Dr. AER MBA Colleges have collected Rs.21,285 and six bags of rice from the public, while the members of the faculty announced a day’s pay.