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Martin Foundation Donates Rs. 1 Crore cash to Assam

14 Dec

Martin Foundation Donates Rs. 1 Crore cash to Assam Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help vulnerable people cope with natural disasters

The Assam floods have been devastating and urgent help is a necessity! Unprecedented heavy rainfall has caused flooding in many parts of the country, claiming over hundreds and thousands of lives so far. Lakhs of people have lost their homes & are now living in emergency relief camps.

The people of the State have shown great courage and tenacity in this fight against the flood. The outbreak and the consequent disruption have affected the lives of many.

The Martin Group of Companies, contributed Rs 1 crore towards the Assam Chief Minister’s Relief Fund to help rehabilitation work in flood-hit regions in Assam. The cheque for the value of Rs 1 Crore was handed over to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal by Jose Charles Martin, Managing Director, Martin Group of Companies.

Talking on the event, Martin stated, "Assam had seen phenomenal floods bringing about tremendous misfortune to human and animal life. We stand with the public authorities as they leave on remaking livelihoods, and this contribution is a little advance towards that."

Martin Foundation claims that thay're the first philanthropic foundation to contribute to the fund. It has also informed that the members of Martin Group of Companies are extending monetary and material help to the community, to help restore normalcy.

Previously, Martin Foundation has contributed to the CM’s Relief fund of Tamil Nadu in 2015 during the floods, in 2018 during cyclone Gaja and to the CM’s Relief Fund of Kerala during the 2018 floods.

Martin Group of Companies is one of India's biggest business realms which presently holds the dominant market share of the nation's lottery industry. The Martin Group is additionally diversified into: construction, property development, hospitality, textile and fabric factories, educational institutions, retail shopping centers, steel industry, and media & entertainment.