13) ICRISAT Announces Assistance for Victims (August 2000)

ICRISAT joins in the grief of the families of the 5 victims of the tragic flooding event on 23rd August 2000. In order to support the families in their pain and tragic loss, ICRISAT will provide each family with a sum of Rs.3,00,000/- (about US$ 6682) as financial assistance out of which an advance of Rs.25,000/- (about US$ 557) is being paid immediately to assist them with their urgent expenses.

Following the identification of the deceased and the production of legal heirship certificates from the Mandal Revenue Officer, Ramachandrapuram Mandal, Medak District, the remaining amount of Rs.2,75,000/- (about US$ 6125) will be disbursed following proper procedures and safeguards protecting the interests of the families.

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