KERALA-FLOOD-RELIEF-FUND-ACTIVITY | Event Date: Tuesday, 25th, September 2018
HINDUSTAN FOR KERALA (H4K)
The catastrophic damage caused by the recent floods due to unprecedented rains in Kerala had made a callto the conscience of the nation. The Hindustan Group of Institutions (HGI), Chennai,was at the forefront involving ourselvesin relief measureslending helping hand to the victims and trying to restore the beauty of God’s own country. We collaboratively took various humanitarian initiatives under the banner ‘Hindustan for Kerala’ (H4K) both in the form of material and monetarycontributions. The Operation H4K was carried out relief consignments in three phases between 25 August and 25 September 2018 in Chengannur, Allappuzha, Thrissur, Kottayam, and Ranni, the major towns severely devastated by the flash floods.
The unparalleled enthusiasm and dedications shown by students and faculty reflected in the voluntary services and substantial donations they made in the form of essential relief commodities. Around 50 lakhs rupees was spent on items such as nutritional consumptions, imperishable food comprising 5500 kg of rice, 1000 kg of dhal varieties, 200 kg of flour, biscuits; kitchenware essentials such as gas stoves, utensils, and dosa pans; over 1300sanitizing wares and toiletries; blankets, towels, bed sheets, pillows and buckets; survival essentials including mosquito repellent, coils, candles, match boxes, first aid kits etc. ‘H4K’ relief team also visited the flood ravaged colonies in the vicinity, expressed their solidarity with its victims, and extendedhelping hands.
Dr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science; and Mr. Ashok Verghese, Director, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science had the privilege of meeting the Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala Sri Pinarayi Vijayan on behalf of Hindustan Group of Institutions and presented a cheque for Rs. 50 lakhs to express our solidarity with the people of Kerala.
Hindustan Group of Institutions has maintained their mission to those in distress in times of humanitarian grief and crisis. Wethank all our contributors for their service and donations towards this noble act of kindness.
Details of members involved in ‘H4K’ journey to ensure distribution of relief materials to the flood victims of Kerala.
|NO||NAME||DESIGNATION & INSTITUTE|
|1||Mr. Georgy John Mathew||Student Counsellor, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|2||Mr. Shyjo Johnson||Technical Officer, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|3||Mr. Sunil Kumar||Asst. Prof, ECE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|4||Mr. Stanley Samlal||Asst.Prof, Aero, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|5||Mr. Nanda Kumar||Asst. Prof. EEE, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|6||Mr. Gopal||Asst.Lab Instructor Mechanical, KCG College of Technology.|
|7||Mr. Ganesh||Asst.Lab Instructor Mechanical, KCG College of Technology.|
|8||Mr. Kathiyan||Lab Instructor Mechanical, KCG College of Technology.|
|NO||NAME||DEPARTMENT & INSTITUTE|
|1||Mr. Nobin C Raju||Final year, Mechanical, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|2||Mr. A.N. Prayag||Final year, Mechanical, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|3||Mr. Noel George||Final year, Mechanical, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|4||Mr. Karan Joseph||Final year, Mechanical, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
|5||Mr. P. Akshay||Final year, Mechanical, Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science.|
Handing over cheque worth Rs. 50 lakhs to Chief Minister of Kerala, Sri Pinarayi Vijayan towards Kerala relief fund.
Volunteers with relief materials.
H4K flagging off ceremony
Distribution of relief confinements.
Excerpts from leading newspapers capturing relief measures