Gurgaon, June 22 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Saturday announced it will contribute one day's salary of its personnel to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund for the victims of Uttarakhand tragedy.
CRPF Director General Pranay Sahay said the force will contribute over Rs.18 crore to support the victims of the massive calamity in the hill state, a spokesperson said here.
"The CRPF deeply commiserates with the victims of the tragedy that has struck Uttarakhand. There has been large scale destruction of property and loss of lives in this disaster. The victims are our own brethren."
"The CRPF rank and file joins the countrymen in conveying its deepest concern for the victims of the tragedy. The officers and men have decided to donate one day's salary to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund. The amount will be over Rs.18 crore," Sahay added.