Wednesday, August 29, 2018

NCS extends helping hand to Kerala flood victims



Port Blair, Aug 29: The teachers and students of Navy Children School (NCS), Port Blair on Aug 24, 2018 along with civilian volunteers and defence personnel enthusiastically participated in loading 2.5 tons of relief material on board Indian Air Force AN-32 Aircraft for dispatch to flood hit Kerala. Part of this relief material was contributed by the students and staff of the school.
This effort was in support of the initiative taken by the Islanders for the Kerala flood victims, which took wings when Vice Admiral Bimal Varma, AVSM, ADC, Commander -in-Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN) accepted to dispatch the relief material by Air Force aircraft when approached by the Hon'ble Member of Parliament, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Shri Bishnu Pada Ray.
The Member of Parliament took active interest in the initiative and the first batch of relief material was dispatched on 21st August 2018. The Aircraft flew to Thiruvananthapuram from where the material was further distributed by the Relief Commissioner to the flood affected areas. The second batch left onboard the AN-32.

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