Relief aid would be provided to Konkan flood-affected victims by GMF through this association
Mumbai, August 19, 2021: Grand Maratha Foundation, a non-governmental organisation in Maharashtra extended their support to the severely flood-affected victims across the Konkan region under the guidance of Shri Aditya Thackeray, Cabinet Minister, Tourism and Environment Government of Maharashtra. This relief aid consists of 6000 bottles of floor disinfectant, 10000 bottles of hand sanitiser, 10000 disinfectants soaps, 2400 blankets, 2400 bedsheets, medicines for 5000 People, and clothes. This aid will be distributed through the channel of the Government of Maharashtra at different flood-affected areas.
The aid was provided in the presence of Shri Aditya Thackeray (Cabinet Minister, Tourism and Environment Government of Maharashtra), Shri Varun Sardesai (Secretary, YuvaSena), Shri Yogesh Nimse (Joint Secretary, YuvaSena), and Shri Rajesh Tawade (Director Meyer Organics Pvt. Ltd).
The association was conducted under the guidance of Ms Madhavi Shelatkar, Trustee, Grand Maratha Foundation and Mr Rohit Shelatkar, Founder, Grand Maratha Foundation.
Speaking on the relief aid distribution, Rohit Shelatkar, Film Producer & Founder, Grand Maratha Foundation said, “The rainstorm and mountain slides in the Konkan region severely affected thousands of families residing in those areas. As Grand Maratha Foundation thrives with the purpose of helping the ones in need, we initiate various drives to provide as much relief aid as possible to such families. As a result of our association with Shri Aditya Thackeray, we would now be able to reach more and more flood-affected victims across the region and provide them with the necessary support.”
About Grand Maratha Foundation:
Grand Maratha Foundation provides all-around educational support to farmers, including lessons on fair pricing to efficient distribution and modern techniques so as to empower the farmers in creating a better livelihood for them and break the vicious circle of debt and poverty. With a special focus on Vidarbha, Grand Maratha Foundation also provides financial help to empower the farmers by providing their children with the best education. The Foundation has also spurred allied activities in the agrarian and rural sector which involves widows, providing them with a means for earning their livelihood. They have also introduced and encouraged e-Learning through the donation of computers to schools. The Foundation is active in the regions of Akola, Amravati, Yavatmal, Chandrapur, and Nagpur in Maharashtra taking care of all-around development of farmers and their families. The aim is to get farmers to be future-ready by minimizing the operational glitches and empowering them to live a better life.