A sum of Rs. 1 crore to be donated to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund by Mahindra Group, for providing urgent relief to flood affected victims in Uttarakhand. The announcement is made by Anand Mahindra, Mahindra Group Chairman. Flood affected locals and pilgrims in Uttarakhand are going through tough times.
Commenting on the situation in the state, Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said, "We are shocked and grieved to learn of the unprecedented calamity and havoc created in Uttarakhand in the wake of the recent flash floods. This unprecedented human tragedy in the Devbhoomi calls for a quick response in terms of relief for the stranded pilgrims and the unfortunate residents of the affected areas. This is a token donation from our company in response to the appeal by the state government."
The Mahindra Group focuses on enabling people to rise through solutions that power mobility, drive rural prosperity, enhance urban lifestyles and increase business efficiency. A USD 16.2 billion multinational group based in Mumbai, India, Mahindra employs more than 155,000 people in over 100 countries. In 2012, Mahindra featured on the Forbes Global 2000 list, a listing of the biggest and most powerful listed companies in the world. In 2013, the Mahindra Group received the Financial Times ‘Boldness in Business’ Award in the ‘Emerging Markets’ category.