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Wipro to contribute $250,000 towards rebuild Texas fund

Wipro employs over 1,200 people in Texas, with major operations in Dallas and Houston.

world Updated: Sep 14, 2017 00:20 IST
In this Aug. 28, 2017, a home is surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Spring, Texas.
In this Aug. 28, 2017, a home is surrounded by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Spring, Texas. (AP Photo)

IT major Wipro on Wednesday announced that it will partner with “Rebuild Texas Fund” to help in the recovery and rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Harvey, which left a trail of destruction across the US state.

According to the company, in order to support affected communities, it will contribute $250,000 towards the fund which has been set up by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in collaboration with the OneStar Foundation.

“This unprecedented natural disaster calls for a massive rebuilding initiative. Wipro has a significant presence in Texas and a deep relationship with the local communities,” said the software major’s CEO and MD Abidali Z. Neemuchwala.

Wipro employs over 1,200 people in Texas, with major operations in Dallas and Houston.