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B R Shetty donates Rs 4 crore to Kerala CM's Distress Relief Fund

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (UNI) UAE-based Karnataka billionaire Dr BR Shetty has met Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and handed over a cheque of Rs four crore in support of the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in the aftermath of the devastating floods that has affected the State.
Besides his contribution of Rs four crore to Kerala Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund, BR Shetty has further contributed Rs 9.5 crore to the Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation, which is facilitating the provisioning of relief support from the UAE.
Additionally, Unimoni and UAE Exchange and NMC Healthcare have been actively assisting the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala through multiple initiatives, he told the Chief Minister.
BR Shetty, founder of Finablr Group and Chairman of Unimoni, UAE Exchange and NMC Healthcare, was accompanied by Promoth Manghat, Group CEO and Executive Director of Finablr, Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Healthcare, and Amit Saxena, MD and CEO of Unimoni India, during his meeting with the Chief Minister last evening.
"Our teams are in full action, across our global network, to extend every support possible for the millions affected and with support pouring in from all quarters, we are confident that Kerala will soon recover from this disaster. We have also rolled out global awareness campaigns for raising funds and collecting relief material, wherein our branches are acting as collection points,'' commented Promoth Manghat, Group CEO and Executive Director of Finablr.
In an earlier announcement, UAE Exchange and Unimoni had globally waived off the service fee on remittances to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund in an effort to mobilise funds and enable their customers to contribute towards the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts. Additionally, Unimoni India has enabled donations to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund via its mobile wallet that allows its customers to contribute towards the relief efforts.
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