Imphal, June 19,
The Imphal Finance Co- operative Thrift &Credit Society staffs and its Managing Director Director W.Guneshwar Singh and Dean of Central Agriculture University, Professor, Joykumar Laishram together donated Rs. 81,000/- to flood relief fund at Raj Bhavan yesterday. Rupees 61,000/- came from the staff of Imphal Finance Co- operative Thrift &Credit Society, Rs. 10,000/- from the Managing Director and another Rs.10,000/- from the Dean of CAU. .
On the occasion, the Governor Dr. Najma Heptulla expressed her happiness over the donation and appealed to the people at large within or beyond the state to come forward and extent helping hand generously to the flood victims. The Governor stated that the donation may not much as compared to damage caused by the flood, our small gestures shows that we care for the people who are suffering and that we are with them at this moment of disaster and suffering.
The Governor further stated that the state administration including the Chief Minister and his Cabinet are physically involved in rehabilitating the flood victims by setting relief camps, distributing essential commodities like food and medicines. It is worth to mention that the state was badly affected by flood due to heavy rainfall in the past few days causing loss of homesteads, livestock and damaging roads connecting inter districts.
It may be mentioned that the donation came in after the appealed Answering to the appeal made by the Governor to donate one day’s salary for flood victims in the state.