Odisha

City Based Businessman Shoulders Responsibility in supplying Relief Materials in Cyclone Devastated Districts

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Bhubaneswar/Gajapati: At  time when some greedy People’s desperation in making swift money by charging  Rs 1000/ hr generator charge to fill the overhead water tank doing rounds

Employees,officials and Volunteers of City based A K Das associates ltd which has been doing commendable work in Disaster Management, are extending their support to the people of Cyclone hit districts.A team of 100 Volunteers of A K Das Associates left capital Bhubaneswar with 4 Truck loads of Biscuits, Flattened Rice, packaged drinking water, Bread, Tarpaulin and Bleaching Powder to flood ravaged interior districts of Ganjam and Gajapati.Where administration have not been able to make much headway

In these difficult circumstances, providing emergency health relief and aid to the affected citizens has been a real challenge.

A total of about 972 households in 27 villages have received relief supplies so far and efforts are underway to reach out to as many more as possible.”said one of Volunteer over Phone

Talking to The Fact Now Mr Amiya Das Managing Director of A K Das Associates said “we have also sent another team to the affected districts for restoring the power supply “

Notably Das’s company A K Das Associates is into Electrical Transmission Business, He received lots of accolades for restoring instant Power supply in aftermath of 1999 super cyclone and most recently cyclone Phailin

 

Notably Severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ and the torrential rains triggered by it have been affecting normal lives for the past one week. 57 lakh people in 16 districts, 144 blocks, 30 urban local bodies and 7402 villages were affected in this natural disaster. 3.6 lakh people were evacuated and 1614 relief camps were opened.” By Odisha Government

“A total of 26 deaths have been reported in the cyclone and the flood that followed it. 18 deaths have been reported from Gajapati district alone,”