Salman Khan's NGO comes to aid of drought-hit Maha districts
Salman Khan's NGO Being Human is all set to supply 750 water tankers to Beed, 500 each to Osmanabad and Jalna, and 250 each to Aurangabad and Nanded. Marathwada has been facing acute water scarcity caused by uneven distribution of rainfall in the state.Updated: May 03, 2013 11:50 IST
Bollywood star Salman Khan's Being Human foundation has come forward to offer help in the drought-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra.
The foundation will provide 2,500 water tankers with a storage capacity of 2,000 litres each to the drought affected districts of Marathwada from May 6 to 31, according to an e-mail received recently by the Aurangabad Divisional Commissioner from Salman's 'Being Human' Foundation.
Beed Residential District Collector BM Kamble said they had also received a mail regarding this from the divisional commissioner yesterday.
"We have received an e-mail that Beed district will get 750 water tanks from Being Human foundation. We have informed the Divisional Commissioner for distribution of these tanks," Kamble said.
As per the e-mail, the NGO would supply 750 water tankers to Beed, 500 each to Osmanabad and Jalna, and 250 each to Aurangabad and Nanded.
People of the Marathwada region have been facing acute water scarcity caused by uneven distribution of rainfall in the state.