Kolkata Society for Cultural Heritage in Collaboration with the Merlin Group and Forest Department Govt of West Bengal Organized a Relief Program in the Sundarbans
News Desk, News Nation 360 : Kolkata Society for Cultural Heritage joined hands with I Am Kolkata from the Merlin Group under the aegis of the Directorate of Forest, 24 Parganas south division, Government of West Bengal Forest Department and organized a relief program for the victims of cyclone Yash in the Sundarbans. The relief programme was the first organized relief programme in Sundarban after the devastating cyclone Yash had hit the delta islands. The relief material was distributed to more than 1000 families in five villages, DEULBARI I & ii, Kultali I & Kultaii II, Kantamari of Sundarbans. Sourav Mukherji, President of KSCH presented
the relief material measuring 5 tons in the presence of Milan Mondal, DFO, Directorate of Forest, 24 Parganas South, officials of Merlin Group. The program was also supported by other individual donors. Items like drinking water flattened rice, biscuits, batasha, soap, bleaching powder, tarpaulin, masks, and sanitary napkins were donated to them for this noble mission. Sourav Mukherjee, the Founder-President of the Kolkata Society for Cultural Heritage (KSCH) said that they are trying their best to help the people of the Sundarbans. The Sundarbans has always been susceptible to natural calamities in West Bengal because of their geographical presence. Cyclone Yash was a huge blow to the people here. He wanted to thank the Forest Department of South 24 Parganas for making the arrangement of transport to reach out to the remote villages and the Merlin Group for standing beside them as the first corporate with their fund and other noble donors for their continuous support in this relief program. A total of more than 5 tonnes of materials have been distributed to the families. They are trying their best to bring back a smile on the people of the Sundarbans.
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Report : Anustup Kundu