December 16, 2017
City-based Vidya Niketan Public School on Saturday dispatched relief materials worth Rs. 3.5 lakhs to the cyclone-affected people of Kanyakumari.
The school, along with Lil Pallikkoodam – an early learning centre, sent the relief materials in a truck, said school authorities.
According to Brinda Padmanabhan, Principal of the school, the staff members and students came forward to contribute money and other materials to the cyclone-affected people. “Our correspondent Rajini Krishnamoorthy initiated this. The management, staff and students pooled in resources. The relief materials – rice, groceries, oil, tarpaulins, saris, dhotis, bedsheets, pillows, mats, buckets and other essentials were sent. The truck will reach Kanyakumari on Sunday,” she said.