Indian Railway provides one lakh mineral water bottles as relief

By ANI timesofindia.indiatimes.com

NEW DELHI: Indian Railway has despatched one lakh mineral water bottles to Kathmandu in earthquake-hit Nepal as relief material through the Indian Air Force (IAF).

There are arrangements being made to provide one lakh rail neer bottles per day to help the rescue operations in Nepal.

Railway minister Suresh Prabhu shared the information in a series of tweets.

“Indian Railways has immediately dispatched 1 lakh mineral water bottles to Kathmandu through Airforce tonight,” he posted.

“Arrangements being made for further despatch of 1 lakh bottles per day to supplement the rescue efforts of the Govt of India,” he added.

“All our hope and prayers are with those currently still trapped. #NepalEarthquake,” he added.

Earlier, the Indian government had sent four aircrafts with NDRF teams to oversee rescue and relief operations and also set up a 24-hour control room for queries regarding the tragedy. More info

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