India’s leading alloy and construction steel manufacturing and mining company Adhunik Metaliks has sent a 30 member team to assist the victims affected by flash floods in the state of Uttarakhand. The company has helped in setting up two relief camps at Hrishikesh and at the Airport in Dehradun, where the victims are being provided with free food,shelter,potable water and first aid for the injured.
The government of Jharkhand has also arranged for the provision of free railway tickets and Rs 1000 cash per family as relief for flood victims from the state. More than 3500 employees of Adhunik Metaliks have decided to offer their one day salary as contribution towards the relief fund set up to assist the flood victims. The company also plans to soon set up temporary shleters for more than 150 people at Gochar in Uttarkhand.
Mr. Manoj Kumar Agarwal, Managing Director, Adhunik Group of Industries said, “We have successfully rescued around 300 people from the area so far. We will be happy to partner the Government of Jharkhand for any kind of development programmes to be carried on in Uttarakhand in a PPP mode.”
Many private companies have come to the assistance of flood victims in Uttarakhand by offering them assistance and completing the efforts of the Army and Government Officials who are leading the rescue and rehabilitation efforts.
Adhunik metals is one of the fasted growing alloy and special construction steel manufacturing companies in India and has a presence in the fast growing mining and power sectors. It recently set up an integrated steel plant with a capacity of 0.45 millino ton in Orissa.
Adhunik metals is a listed company on the BSE and NSE. It was trading at Rs 23.50 on 2 Jul at 10:40am IST on the Bombay Stock Exchange.