Cyclone Fani Adani Group commits Rs 25 crore to Odisha Chief Ministers

first_imgAdani group   –  Photo via Twitter cyclones Published on The Adani Group has committed Rs 25 crore to the Odisha Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, to support the people affected by the cyclone ‘Fani’ that wreaked havoc in the coastal state.Adani Group said it will extend full support to the government’s rehabilitation efforts towards the affected areas of Odisha.“The Adani Group stands united with the state administration and the people of Odisha in this hour of despair. For immediate relief, we commit to contribute Rs 25 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund. Going forward, we also plan to provide key resources for the massive rehabilitation work underway. We want to reassure the people of Odisha that the Adani Group will work shoulder to shoulder to rebuild this beautiful state,” Karan Adani, chief executive officer, Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd, said in a statement.The Dhamra Port Company Limited (DPCL), a wholly-owned unit of APSEZ, runs the Dhamra port in Orissa. After receiving forecast regarding the landfall of cyclone Fani from IMD, officials of DPCL met Sarpanches of adjoining Gram Panchayats and assured all support in case of any eventuality.To minimise the impact from the cyclone, Adani Group had engaged all resources to ensure the safety of their staff and clients. Arrangements for medical support, dry relief, restoration of communication, drainage and providing specialised marine services; was placed on priority. As a safety measure people from areas hit by the cyclone were shifted to the Adani DAV School.As part of rehabilitation work, DPCL is coordinating with government officials and their on-ground staff for distribution of food, water and medical supplies. Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Ltd SHARE COMMENTS COMMENT SHARE SHARE EMAIL May 07, 2019 disaster managementlast_img

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