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Hyderabad: Rotary & Freemasons extend Rs 1.75 crores relief

Hyderabad: Rotary & Freemasons extend Rs 1.75 crores relief
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The Rotary and Freemasons of Twin Cities have provided 600 grocery kits worth Rs 6 lakh to Secunderabad Cantonment Board for onward distribution to the needy here in the city on Saturday

Hyderabad: The Rotary and Freemasons of Twin Cities have provided 600 grocery kits worth Rs 6 lakh to Secunderabad Cantonment Board for onward distribution to the needy here in the city on Saturday. The relief activity was taken up in loving memory of AVM Lala, a well-known Freemason who departed recently.

It was a joint initiative of Rotary Club of Ameerpet, Cantonment Secunderabad, Hyderabad Deccan, Freemasons of Secunderabad which include: Lodge Eagle, Lodge Naoshir Chenoy and Lodge St. John. The beneficiaries of the relief were those who couldn't avail Government ration.

At function held at St John's Masonic Hall at Marredpally, Secunderabad, representatives of both Rotary and Freemasons symbolically presented a kit to Chandra Sekar, CEO of Cantonment Board.

Each of the 600 grocery kits comprised 5kg rice, 2kg aata, 1 kg toor dal (Kandi Pappu), 1kg edible oil, 100gms tamarind and 100gms chilli powder. Freemasons and Rotary have so far taken up COVID-19 relief activities with Rs 1.75 crore.

Rotary brings together a global network of community leaders and Freemasonry is one of the world's oldest secular fraternal societies.

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