Hyderabad: The Telangana Government has announced Rs 25 crore financial assistance to the flood-hit Kerala.
Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao directed Chief Secretary S K Joshi to ensure that this amount reached Kerala immediately.
Mr Rao also instructed the officials concerned that in view of water getting polluted due to floods, Rs 2.50 crore worth R.O. machines should be despatched to Kerala.
'It is the responsibility of Telangana people to help Kerala state in distress, the Chief Minister said and appealed the industrialists , IT companies, Big businessmen and others to come forward to donate liberally'.
He said that if donations are given to the Chief Ministers Relief Fund (CMRF), arrangements will be made to send them to rain-battered Kerala.
The Chief Minister expressed deep sorrow on the natural calamity that has taken place in Kerala due to which there is loss of life and property.
He also expressed hope that the neighouring state will come out of the trouble at the earliest.
The Chief Minister said, on behalf of Telangana, the government is ready to extend necessary help to the state of Kerala, an official statement here said on Friday.