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Sewa bharati is one of the few to fulfil Asare houses

Source: DNA Published: Saturday, Mar 19, 2011One-and-a-half years after flash floods wrecked 14 districts of North Karnataka, it is clear that promises of support remained just promises. Several IT giants and private organisations pledged support and funds in 2009, as the state reeled from the tragedy. Many came forward offering to build houses for flood victims. However, many promises have remained unfulfilled. Out of 71 donors, 21 companies, including giants like Infosys and Biocon, have only partially kept their word, while 15 donors have backed out. Four donors have changed their stance, offering to donate funds instead of actually constructing houses for victims. Many NGOs that promised to build homes for the flood hit backed out, as they faced problems in acquiring land for the purpose. While 30,192 houses were supposed to have been built by donors, only 10,877 have been constructed. Among the firms that managed to partially keep their promises were Biocon (promised 97…

Sewa bharati: 473 houses handed over to the karnataka flood-affected

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Hole Alur, Mar 18 (The Hindu): Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa announced on Thursday that the Government will organise a convention of flood-affected people of Gadag district at Naragund in May. He was speaking at the inauguration of Jagannath Nagar, a colony comprising 473 houses for the flood-affected people, at Hole Alur in Ron taluk of the district. Seva Bharati constructed the houses. Earlier, the Chief Minister, along with Rashtriya Sarasanghachalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Mohan Bhagwat, handed over the Record of Rights to 11 beneficiaries.
Minister for Woman and Child Development C.C. Patil spoke. The Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for the Alur Venkatarao Bhavan here.