Southern India Regional Council of
The Institute of Chartered Accountants Of India
(Setup by an Act of Parliament)


Contribute liberally for the GAJA Cyclone Relief Fund – Provide succour to
the affected people of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

November 30, 2018


Dear Professional Colleagues,

Sub: Appeal for liberal contribution from the CA fraternity to support the people of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

The GAJA Cyclone lashed out has left behind a colossal natural disaster in the coastal parts of Tamil Nadu at Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Pudukottai, Puducherry and nearby areas causing an unprecedented and extensive damage to lakhs of acres of crops, plantations, uprooting lakhs of trees besides total collapse of electrical, communication, mobility and inundating the entire areas with widespread rain. The havoc rendered thousands of people hapless, homeless and their life despondent. The extent of the devastation was the severest requiring massive and speedy relief measures to the affected people.

The Government of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and number of NGOs have geared up their administrative machinery in a mammoth way. It is in this hour of need to the people of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry that SIRC, as has always been, would be in the forefront to contribute its mite through munificent contribution from its members. The contribution would help in rehabilitating the distraught people and in bringing them back to normal life stream.

The Southern India Regional Council looks forward to the support of its members and hereby makes an earnest appeal to its members in the Region to join hands in the humanitarian task to rebuild the cyclone-affected areas and to restore the livelihood of the affected people. SIRC looks forward to significant contribution from the members to this common cause to alleviate the sufferings of the people caused by the colossal natural calamity.

The donation may be sent by way of Cheque / Demand Draft drawn in favour of “SIRC of ICAI” payable at Chennai along with the contact details of the donor/s for sending the official receipt from our end. The donations may also be remitted online through the link given at the bottom of this communication.

The proceeds would be sent to our Central Office for onward transmission to the authorities concerned in the State of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. The donations so made are exempt from tax under Section 80(G) of the Income-tax Act, 1961.

SIRC solicits your patronage to share the concern of the affected people and express our solidarity and good wishes for the early resumption of normal life of those affected people.

With warm regards
Yours sincerely,


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