Lucknow based business conglomerate, Sahara India has joined the efforts to provide relief to pilgrims and also the state of Uttarakhand which was hit by natural calamity.
Sahara would provide both immediate relief as well as long term measures for overcoming the crisis. The group has dispatched more than 1 lakh water and juice bottles each to the state and deployed 25 medical health vans equipped with doctors and medicines.
More than 1,000 volunteers from the company’s workforce would also be dispatched to the state to help in relief work. Blankets, solar lanterns, and other necessary material is also being sent to the state.
A company spokesperson said that while some material and men have already been dispatched for the state the remaining would be sent on an urgent basis. Sahara India also announced that it will construct 10,000 pre fabricated houses in the state to provide long term relief to those whose houses have been destroyed.
Also, 10,000 families will be provided monthly ration and household items for several months till the time they get back to normal life.
Source : http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2013-06-23/news/40147219_1_sahara-india-relief-work-calamity-hit