Pothashang News Service: Imphal, June 18, 2018: The Imphal Finance Co- operative Thrift and Credit Society staffs and its managing 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 today.
The staff of Imphal Finance Co- operative Thrift and Credit Society donated Rs. 61,000, Rs. 10,000 by its managing director and another Rs.10,000 by the Dean of CAU. .
Governor 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 be as much to meet the 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 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.
The donation came in after answering to the appeal made by the governor to donate one day’s salary for flood victims in the state, which was started by the governor and her staff.