BEML Limited, a Mini Ratna Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Defence, contributed Rs.1.00 Crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the flood affected people of Coorg, Karnataka, for their rehabilitation. The employees and officers at BEML donated their one day salary towards this noble cause.
At a programme held at Bangalore on 14.11.2018, Shri Deepak Kumar Hota, CMD BEML presented a cheque for Rs.1.00 Crore, to Shri H.D. Kumaraswamy, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, in the presence of Shri D.K. Shiva Kumar,
Hon’ble Minister for Irrigation & Medical Education, GoK.
BEML is always at the forefront to extend its helping hand during crisis as a part of its being a socially responsible corporate. It may be recalled that BEML was the first PSU to deploy heavy duty Tatra Trucks and manpower from its
Palakkad Complex to help the affected persons during the recent Kerala floods and helped in the rescue of about 7000 people. Each Tatra truck carried tons of relief materials, essential medicines, provisions and food items. Moreover,
thousands of people affected by the floods were shifted to relief camps.
Also, BEML contributed Rs.1.00 crore to Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Kerala recently.
It may be noted that BEML, on an earlier occasion had donated Rs.5.00 Crores to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for providing 500 houses to the flood victims in North Karnataka.