Sahara India Pariwar continues its incessant relief work in Uttarakhand

Today additional relief material dispatched to the Guptkashi and Laksar for more than 20,000 people

·         Till now over 5000 people of remote areas have benefited from free medical aid by Sahara  

·         Ready to eat food packets, safe drinking water, solar lanterns, blankets, bleaching powder and chlorine tablets are being provided free of cost  

Lucknow, July 1, 2013: Sahara India Pariwar, a major business conglomerate of India as a part of its continues endeavors to provide relief to the flood victims of Uttrakhand has so far extended free medical aid to more than 5000 people residing in remote and flood affected areas of Uttarakhand. The medical aid has also been provided to the aggrieved pilgrims who have been stuck up in the region. Today relief materials for more than 20,000 people have been dispatched to the Guptkashi and Laksar. Sahara is providing ready to eat food packets, safe drinking water, solar lanterns, blankets, bleaching powder and chlorine tablets free of cost, under its relief measures.    
The region, particularly of Uttarkashi and Tehri which has been badly devastated due to massive flood which triggered the landslides have been accessed by the doctors and the Medical Health Unit (MHU) vans of Sahara India Pariwar. 25 medical health unit vans equipped with doctors, pharmacists, free medicines and basic testing equipments have been able to make their way to the remotest parts of the region despite of bad or almost no road connectivity and damaged bridges. Health experts of Sahara India Pariwar treated over 5000 patients most of whom were suffering from Gastrointestinal Tract (GI tract), Skin Diseases, Cold & Cough, Fever, etc.     

Sahara is working in close coordination with State Disaster Mitigation Management Centre and extending its support continuously to the flood affected areas. In addition to the continuing relief support from Sahara, Mr. Ashok Roy Choudhury, Executive Director and Mrs. Kumkum Roy Choudhury, Executive Director, Sahara India Pariwar have also offered all other possible assistance to Mr. Surendra Singh Negi, Health Minister of Uttarakhand. Sahara is also providing more than 20 tons of the bleaching powders and chlorine tablets to the district administration.  

For the rehabilitation of the local populace Sahara has already announced to construct 10,000 pre-fabricated houses based on latest technology (which will be better in every aspect as compared to conventional houses build in hills), under rehabilitation programme. The pre-fabricated houses will be built at places as allotted by local administration. Besides, Sahara will also provide complete food and household items every month to 10,000 families for months and years, depending upon the need of these poor families. 

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