Shah Rukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders along with Meer Foundation announced several initiatives to support the ongoing efforts of the Government to battle the aftermath of Amphan.
West Bengal Chief Minister’s Relief Fund: Kolkata Knight Riders has committed to contributing to the fund.
KKR Sahayata Vahan: The cyclone has left many homeless and devoid of basic necessities, The KKR Sahayata Vahan initiative will cater to multiple locations across West Bengal and help distribute essential kits to people affected especially in satellite towns/districts
Tree Plantation: The KKR Plant A 6 Campaign, under the leadership of Juhi Chawla Mehta, has worked relentlessly over the years in planting trees in Kolkata. KKR pledges to plant and replenish the 5000 trees that were lost in the cyclone over a period of time.
Announcing these initiatives Venky Mysore, CEO & MD, KKR, said “The State of West Bengal and the city of joy have been special to us in many ways. The people of Kolkata and WB have embraced KKR and extended their love and unconditional support over the years. This is a small effort on our part to provide some relief to those affected”