The employees of GAIL (India) Limited have voluntarily contributed one day’s salary for relief and rehabilitation work in disaster-hit Uttarakhand. The contribution to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund was handed over toUnion minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dr M VeerappaMoily by GAIL chairman and managing director B C Tripathi here today in the presence of Vivek Rae, secretary, petroleum and natural gas and senior officials of the Ministry, along with M. Ravindran, Director (Human Resources) and other officials of GAIL.

Apart from this, GAIL has contributed Rs 2 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund as an immediate measure as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative for Uttarakhand where thousands lost their lives and many more were injured and rendered homeless by the flash floods last month. The GAIL employees contributed Rs 92.25 lakhs from their salaries to aid relief and rehabilitation work in the state.