ONGC Provides Relief Support to Flood-Affected Kerala
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is providing relief support for the flood-affected Indian state of Kerala.
The company said it had pressed three helicopters into action to airlift relief materials for flood-hit people and announced that four ONGC doctors had also been flown in to provide medical support.
In a statement published on Twitter, ONGC said medicines, food, dry provisions, bed sheets and other relief materials had already been sent.
Medicines, food, dry provisions, bedsheets and other relief material have already been sent. The helicopters will be used in tandem with other disaster management groups for the rescue operations #KeralaFloods pic.twitter.com/ogjSNSzPv0— ONGC (@ONGC_) 19 August 2018
“Being a national company it is our primary responsibility to mobilize all possible resources for disaster management,” Shri Shashi Shanker, ONGC chairman and managing director, said in a company statement.
“ONGC will continue to render all supports to the affected people of Kerala to help overcome this crisis,” he added.
More than 350 people have been killed since the monsoon started, the BBC reported on Monday.
WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.