Puducherry govt staff to contribute one day salary to relief fund

Puducherry: The government employees in Puducherry have decided to contribute their one day salary to the Kerala flood relief fund.

A joint delegation of different associations of government employees met Chief Minister V Narayanasamy and conveyed their decision to contribute one day salary to the fund.

Talking to reporters, Narayanasamy thanked the employees of the government, cooperative institutions and public sector undertakings, for their gesture and said it would lead to mobilisation of around Rs 7 crore.

He also said Puducherry government had already announced Rs one crore to Kerala and was now considering enhancing it.