UAE Exchange founder Shetty donates Rs 4 cr for Kerala floods
BR Shetty, the founder of UAE Exchange and NMC Healthcare Group, has with Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan in Thiruvananthapuram and handed a cheque of Rs 4 crore towards ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts for the victims of the devastating floods in the state.
Shetty also heads the Finablr group and Unimoni the money exchange.
Besides this Rs 4 crore to the CM's distress relief fund, Shetty has also contributed another Rs 9.5 crore to the Khalifa bin Zayed al Nahyan Foundation, which is facilitating the provisioning of relief support from the UAE, which has offered Rs 700 crore to the state.
Unimoni and UAE Exchange, alongside with NMC Healthcare, have also been actively assisting the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts in Kerala through multiple initiatives, the group said in statement.
UAE Exchange and Unimoni have globally waived off the service fee on remittances to the CM's distress relief fund in an effort to mobilise funds and enable their customers to contribute towards the ongoing relief and rehabilitation efforts.
Bengaluru airport second fastest growing globally The Kempegowda international airport in Bengaluru has become the second fastest growing airport among the top 20 fastest-growing major ones in the world in terms of actual passenger numbers.
The airport has added 4.18 million passengers during the first six months of 2018, according to a study by RoutesOnline.
Gramophone expects 50000 customers soon
Bhopal: Gramophone, a startup app focused on the farmers, is expecting to cross 50,000 downloads soon. It already has nearly 40,000 farmers who have downloaded the app.
The app, launched in 2017, is already proving to be a boon for farmers in planning and improving their quality of yields as they are getting vital inputs regarding seeds, pesticides, insects, crop-cycle, weather among others just by putting touching on the app on their phones, its founders Nishant Vats and Tauseef Khan said.
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