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Techies take up relief works in Nagapattinam

January 01, 2005 17:16 IST
Last Updated: January 01, 2005 17:58 IST

Several groups of young software engineers from Bangalore and Chennai have arrived at various parts of Nagapattinam district to carry out relief operations.

These groups, comprising professionals, both men and women, from companies like Wipro, Infosys, Accenture, AdventNet, Xerago, arrived on Friday night. They have brought with them generous contributions of their fellow employees to help those affected in the district, the worst-affected in Tamil Nadu.

Oe groupof eight young men working in top software companies in Bangalore was seen enquiring about the needs of the victims.

The young men have done a lot of homework before plunging into relief operations. They have collected details about the places that have been worst-hit. They have also consulted service organizationsthat had offered services in Gujarat during the earthquake.

With all these inputs, they are armed with statistics regarding the magnitude of the devastation, which enable them to decide on areas that need urgent help.

Meanwhile, bankers, architects and media professional are also joining these teams on Saturday. And they will be celebrating the New Year by serving humanity.

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Number of User Comments: 20

Sub: My Visit for relief works in Nagapattinam & Cuddulure Area

Thanks to Rediff to add lines about the techies in the relief work area, otherwise most of the media are only talking about NGO's or ...

Posted by Ravi Sharma

Sub: Bravo!

It's gestures like these that make us proud of being Indian. Hats off to all the professionals who are resucing the victims and THANKS to ...

Posted by Deepak Batreja

Sub: Techies land up at nagapatinam

It is the happiest news to know that the Software professionals have formed the team to help Tsuanim affected families. With this attitude developing with ...

Posted by K.Pandu Ranga Rao

Sub: great works

Great work guys..keeping it going..i too would have been glad to be with u guys- sorry got say it,work keep'g me away...did do my part...(collected ...

Posted by shabzeer

Sub: Hats Off

Its really great work from this people

Posted by Dinakar



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