TSUNAMI RELIEF FUND
The Tribune Trust has
contributed Rs 5 lakh to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund
for helping victims of tsunami. In addition, the Trustees of The
Tribune have made a personal contribution of Rs 1 lakh. The employees
of The Tribune Group of Newspapers have also decided to contribute one
day’s salary to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund.
tsunami collection crosses Rs 1.5 crore
Chandigarh, February 9
The Tribune Tsunami Relief Fund
collection has crossed Rs 1.5 crore. Hundreds of donations, through
cheques, are still pouring in and are being forwarded to the Prime
Minister's Relief Fund.
readers send Rs 56.79 lakh to PMO
Relief for tsunami victims
The Tribune Trust today dispatched the first installment of Rs 56.79
lakh, collected for the tsunami victims by “The Tribune Tsunami
Relief Fund”, to the Prime Minister Office.
grieving millions of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and
Andaman and Nicobar Islands need rehabilitation on a large
scale. The Tribune readers have shown their magnanimity during
such calamities in the past — be it the Orissa cyclone, the
Kargil war or the Gujarat earthquake. The Tribune Trust, which
has decided to contribute Rupees One Lakh, appeals to its
readers to donate generously towards The Tribune Tsunami
Relief Fund. Your donation could make a difference to the
families of those who have lost lives or homes.
The names of all readers
donating Rs 500 and above will be published in the paper.
All such donations are eligible
for deduction under Section 80-G of the Income Tax Act.
Donations should be in the form
of crossed cheques or demand drafts payable to The Prime
Minister's National Relief Fund and sent to The Tribune
Trust, Sector 29-C, Chandigarh - 160 030 or to The Tribune
offices at various places.
These will be duly sent to the
Prime Minister's National Relief Fund at the earliest.