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ONGC pitches in with relief support for flood-affected Kerala

ONGC CMD : will continue to render all supports to the affected people of Kerala

Thesynergyonline Corporate Bureau

NEW DELHI, AUGUST 20 : Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) has pressed into action three helicopters-Two from Mumbai and One from Kakinada to airlift relief materials for the flood-hit people of Kerala. Four ONGC doctors have also been flown in to provide medical supports.

ONGC CMD :

"ONGC being a national company it is our primary responsibility to mobilise all possible resources for disaster management. ONGC will continue to render all supports to the affected people of Kerala to help overcome this crisis."

Medicines, foodstuff, dry provisions, bedsheets and other relief materials have already been sent from Mumbai and Kakinada. The helicopters will also be used in tandem with other disaster management groups for the rescue operations.

Mr Shashi Shanker expressed big concerns over the great deal of ordeal the people are faced with due to the unprecedented flood situation,