Nita Ambani visits flood-hit areas in Kerala; Reliance Foundation distributes relief materials worth Rs 50 crore
Reliance Industries also donated Rs 21 cr towards CM's Disaster Relief Fund.
The foundation distributed relief materials worth Rs 50 crore to the flood victims, a release said here today.
The visit helped her understand the exact needs of the people in the village, and will facilitate long-term rehabilitation work, the release said.
She also met state Chief MinisterPinarayi Vijayan and expressed solidarity with the people of Kerala and help create critical infrastructure.
The philanthropic arm of Reliance Industries also donated Rs 21 crore towards the Chief Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.
"Reliance Foundation is committed to support the people of Kerala in this time of crisis," she said.
A team of 30 people from Reliance Foundation was deployed for rescue work from August 14.
Reliance Foundation Information Services in coordination with the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) undertook rescue and relief operations through its toll-free helpline and successfully rescued over 1,600 people, the release added.
As many as 483 people have lost lives in the state since the onset of monsoon on May 28.