Coop Minister contributes Rs 2 cr for flood relief operation

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Chandigarh, Aug 19 (UNI) Punjab Cooperation Minister Capt Kanwaljit Singh today presented cheques worth Rs 2 crore to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for flood relief on behalf of Markfed (Rs 1 crore), Punjab State Cooperative Bank (Rs 50 Lakh) and Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank (Rs 50 lakh).

According to Chief Minister's Media Advisor Harcharan Bains, the contribution towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund would be utilised to bail out the flood affected persons for giving them adequate compensation for the loss suffered in terms of crops, property and human life.

Financial Commissioner Cooperation Kusumjit Sidhu, MD Markfed GS Grewal, MD Punjab State Cooperative Bank Parmeshwar Singh Sidhu, MD Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank Gurbir Singh Mangat, Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Gagandeep Singh Brar and Chief Manager Markfed Balmukand Sharma were also present on the occasion.

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