IndiGo extends support to Assam flood victims

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Collaborates with NGOs to provide relief material

NEW DELHI: In the wake of the continuing flood situation in Assam, IndiGo under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative, IndiGoReachhas collaborated with Save The Children and Oxfam India to extend support to flood affected people.

As part of the relief efforts, humanitarian assistance in the form of shelter and provisions like cotton blankets, tarpaulins, water purification tablets, hygiene kits, and play kits is being provided for 500 families.

5402 kgs of relief material has been airlifted to Guwahati from where it is being sent for distribution to families in 35 villages of Sonitpur and Dhemaji. It is expected to reach more than 50,000 people who are currently taking shelter and living in over 200 relief camps across the state.  6E volunteers have also been deployed to help airport teams extend support to the people in these trying times.

While announcing the service, Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole Time Director, IndiGo said, “It is a difficult time and we are providing priority access to relief material and medical aid to the ones affected by the floods. We are liasoning with our NGO partners to ensure there is no shortage of relief material. We offer condolences to the families who lost their loved ones and pray that the situation normalises soon.”

 

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