Cyclone Fani is the first summer tropical storm to hit Bay of Bengal coast in 43 years.
Dalmia Bharat Group as its continued commitment towards building communities has come out in full support of the Odisha State Government and authorities for the rehabilitation of affected people in the State of Odisha, post-Cyclone Fani.
Given that food and shelter are the basic requirements, the organisation has set up a kitchen in Puri for supplying fresh food to the affected people in the city. Given the need, a team from the company’s Kapilas unit has been stationed in Puri and has set up a kitchen in the region. Meals and fresh food is being cooked and served to at least 10,000 people on a daily basis. The group also continues to reaffirm commitment to the State of Odisha through sustainable rehabilitation efforts.
Mr. Puneet Dalmia, Managing Director, Dalmia Bharat Group said, “The relief operations being conducted in the region and the measures taken by the Government of Odisha for its indefatigable efforts in disaster management are commendable. Odisha has proved it is one of the most disaster-ready states in the world and emerges as a role model in disaster preparedness. We will do whatever we can to support and rehabilitate the people of Odisha. We are committed to the State and its people and we are confident that Odisha will emerge strong and resilient from the aftermath of Cyclone Fani”.
The Dalmia Group has been invested in the State of Odisha for over 6 decades and is among the few home-grown companies which have played a key role in the state’s development and progress.