Two corporates donate Rs 16 crore for Tamil Nadu relief

A sum of Rs 130.33 crore has so far been received for relief and rehabilitation work, the state government on Wednesday said.

PTI| Updated: Dec 16, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Chennai: A sum of Rs 130.33 crore has so far been received for relief and rehabilitation work, the state government on Wednesday said.

Contributions for the government's rain relief and rehabilitation work continued to pour in with two corporates donating over Rs 16 crore today.

Chairman of Infosys Limited, R Seshasayee donated Rs 10 crore while Chief Operating Officer of Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt Ltd. gave Rs 6.50 crore to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, the government said in a release.

Over 300 people have lost their lives in rain-related incidents since October and several rendered homeless.