Khalsa Aid to build houses for Nepal tremor victims

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
  • Updated: May 05, 2015 19:18 IST

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Khalsa Aid, has planned to build houses for the earthquake victims in Nepal. Its volunteers are already in Nepal providing relief to the victims.

Gursahib Singh, a volunteer, who returned to Ludhiana from Nepal on Monday, said that till date Khalsa Aid has provided medicines, water, food and other material to the victims.

The volunteers of Khalsa AID from all over Punjab, Jammu, Delhi and UK had left for Nepal on the same day of earthquake.
Gursahib Singh said that after completing the first phase of relief they will start the second phase in which the victims of Nepal will be rehabilitated. In the long term relief operation Khalsa aid will built house in Nepal and started the mission by setting up temporary houses.

Khalsa Aid CEO Ravi Singh said the NGO will set up a medium term relief project. He has also appreciated the people for their donations to Khalsa Aid for quake victims.

NGO's managing director Amarpreet Singh said since the launch of Khalsa Aid in 1999, the NGO has provided aid several times to the victims of natural calamities.

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