SASTRA Donates for Thane Cyclone Relief


The Management, Staff and Students of SASTRA University, Thanjavur, contributed a sum of Rs.1,24,00,968/ towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for resurrecting various parts of Tamil Nadu that were affected by the THANE CYCLONE during December 2011. Out of the total contribution to the Relief Fund, the Management has contributed Rs.1 Crore, all teaching and non-teaching staff, by way of one day salary, Rs.11,11,968/- and all students of SASTRA University Rs.12,89,000/-.

This amount was handed over to the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 19th January 2012 by Prof. R. Sethuraman, Vice-Chancellor, on behalf of the Management, Dr. S. Swaminathan, Dean – Sponsored Research & Director – Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB), on behalf of the Staff, and Chi. Shabir Ahamed Khan, a Ph.D. student from Kashmir, doing Ph.D. in the field of Nanotechnology, on behalf of students. The Management, Staff and Students sincerely pray and hope that the cyclone affected areas are soon restored to normalcy.