Cochin Port Trust handed over a cheque for an amount of Rs. 62,69,326/- to the Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan recently as contribution towards re-building the lives of the flood affected people of the state . This includes contribution of one day salary from employees of Cochin Port Trust amounting to Rs.31,05,938/-, an equal amount from the Port Trust funds (Rs.31,05,938/-) and Rs. 57,450/-collected by employees for Onam, which they contributed for relief by calling off the celebrations.
The officials from CPT also handed over a cheque for an amount of Rs.27,63,624/- on behalf of Paradip Port Trust as contribution to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund.