Railways to provide free transportation of flood-hit relief to Kerala
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal confirmed his ministry is doing possible help for people stranded in Kerala. “Railways will now provide free transportation of flood relief kit for Kerala through diverse State Govt agencies, PSUs and other Government firms.” Goyal tweeted
Due to the floods in Kerala, there has been a shortage of drinking water. Railways is providing 15 Lakh litres of water to Kerala from Pune and Ratlam. In this hour of crisis, Railways is dedicated to extending support to the victims of the Kerala floods. pic.twitter.com/POWRYWkNIn
— Piyush Goyal (@PiyushGoyal) August 18, 2018
According to the statement by railways, a special train is issued with seven open wagons containing tanks will carry 15 lakh litre of drinking water and is transmitted from Pune and Ratlam. The railways have also made arrangements for emergency movement of drinking water for the trains in Kerala.