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Chennai port gesture to Kerala

Chennai Port Officers and Employees have generously contributed for the relief and reconstruction of the neighboring flood hit Kerala state.  The Officers and employees have contributed one day salary for the purpose.  On behalf of Chairman Shri P. Raveendran, IRTS, a cheque for Rs.43 lakhs has been handed over by Shri Cyril C.George, Deputy Chairman to the Honfble Industries Minister Shri E.P.Jayarajan on 21.09.2018 at the office of the Honfble Chief Minister, Government of Kerala.  Representing the employees, Trade Union Leader Shri G.M.Krishnamurthy was also present on the occasion.  

            Earlier, immediately after the occurrence of devastating flood, Chennai Port Management has taken initiative to mobilize the support of Shipping Fraternity at Chennai in coordination with M/s Master Mind, a non-profit organization.   The organizations like M/S Mediterranean Shipping Company, M/s SEACON, Container Freight Stations viz. M/s Sathwa, M/s STP, M/s Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt. Ltd., M/s German Express, M/s Gateway Distri Parks Limited;  Banks like Canara Bank, IDBI Bank, Vijaya Bank; Container Terminals such as Chennai Container Terminal Private Limited,  Chennai International Terminal Private Limited,    Chennai Customs Brokers Association, Chennai and Ennore Port Steamer Agents Association, M/s A.S.Shipping, Chennai Port Stevedores Association, Chennai Port Napier Officers Quarters Women Welfare Association, Chennai Port & Dock Workers Federation, Hindustan MazdoorSangh,   M/s Atlantic Shipping, M/s APL Logistics, M/s Integrated Service Point, M/s Transworld Group, M/s CMACGM,  M/s Garment Exports Association actively participated in the efforts and collected large quantity of relief materials like food items, cleaning materials, dress materials, stationery items and water bottles for school children, grocery items, bed sheets, etc.  worth around Rs.25 lakhs and dispatched four containers of relief materials to Kerala.

 

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