Telangana State Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan has donated her one month salary of Rs.3.50 Lakh to the Chief Minister’s Relief fund here today.
She made the donation as a token of her contribution towards controlling the spread of novel coronavirus in the state. She handed over a bank cheque to the Principal Secretary to Government, Disaster Management, M. Jagadeeshwar here at Rajbhavan today.
Earlier, the Governor has spoken over the telephone with the Chief Secretary to Government and asked him to extend all help to the daily wage labourers who have migrated from other states to the Hyderabad city to eke out their livelihood. She asked the government to provide food and all other essential commodities sufficient for next 15 days.
The Governor said she has been receiving such complaints from some quarters and her office has extended required help to them. She also stressed the need to strengthen the ICMR recommended private medical laboratories to conduct viral tests.
Later, the Governor interacted with the Red Cross units of 15 District branches in the state via video conference and advised Red Cross volunteers to take care of at least two poor families in all respects during the crisis.
The Governor said on her own behalf and also in coordination with Red Cross Society, Hyderabad branch is arranging the supply of essential commodities sufficient for 15 days to over 1000 poor families living in the slums near Rajbhavan.