Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today flagged off three trucks loaded with relief material containing food and essential commodities donated by Art of Living for free distribution by International Association for Human Values.
While interacting with the media on the occasion, Chief Minister thanked the Art of Living and its founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar for this generosity and said that this would go a long way in providing relief to the needy. He said that this philanthropic act would also inspire other organizations to come forward and contribute for the society.
He said that out of these three trucks, two trucks would be sent to Mandi district and one to Shimla district.
Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Agriculture Minister Dr. Ram Lal Markanda, Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur, representatives of Art of Living Anoop Vaid, Abhay Sharma, Seema Sharma, Garish, Gopal Krishan, Surender Kalta, Amit and Jyoti were present on the occasion among others.