Telangana State Electricity agencies' employees donate Rs 11.40 crore to CM’s relief fund

South India

Telangana State Electricity agencies employees have contributed a huge donation amounting to Rs 11.40 crore, to the Chief Minister's Relief Fund to help contain the spread of COVID-19 in the State. 


As per the report, as many as 70,000 employees of Telangana Transco, Genco, SPDCL, NPDCL employees, pensioners have donated their one day's salary amounting to Rs 11.40 crore.

The CM said that the donation of one-day salary by these employees would become inspirational to the government. He thanked the electricity employees and staff.

A cheque in this regard was handed over by Transco, Genco CMD Devulapalli Prabhakar Rao to Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao here on Wednesday at Pragathi Bhavan in the presence of CMDs, leaders of the employees' unions of the four Institutions. 

SPDCL CMD Raghuma Reddy, NPDCL CMD Gopal Rao, Transco JMD Srinivas Rao, Director Surya Prakash, various employees unions leaders Shivaji, Ratnakar Rao, Anjaiah, BC Reddy, Saibaba, Prakash, Johnson, Ramesh, Vazir, Kumaraswamy, Sayalu, Ganesh, Satyanarayana, Sharif and others also participated.

The CM congratulated the Electricity department employees and staff for working day and night and supplying 24-hour supply during the trying times of COVID-19 crisis. 

The total number of COVID-19 cases in Telangana rose to 1,016 on Wednesday including 409 cured.

According to the data provided by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday, the total number of coronavirus patients in the country has surged to 33,050. The number of deaths in the country due to COVID-19 has risen to 1,074.

The total number of active cases in the country is 23,651. Meanwhile 8,325 persons have been cured/discharged/migrated.


With inputs from Agency

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