Salman Khan's NGO comes to the aid of drought-hit Maharashtra districts

May 03, 2013, 13:23 IST | Agencies

Salman Khan's NGO to supply 2,500 water tankers to the drought-hit regions of Maharashtra.

Bollywood star Salman Khan's 'Being Human' foundation has come to the aid of the drought-hit Marathwada region of Maharashtra.

Salman Khan's NGO comes to aid of drought-hit Maharashtra districts
Salman Khan

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.

Beed Residential District Collector BM Kamble said they had also received a mail regarding this from the divisional commissioner Thursday.

"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. P

People of the Marathwada region have been facing acute water scarcity caused by uneven distribution of rainfall in the state. 

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