Sai Trust to rescue ryots’ families hit by drought

Hyderabad: Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust, Shirdi, has come forward to help families of farmers, who committed suicide due to drought situation or neck-deep debts.

Sansthan president Dr Suresh Haware said the Sansthan has taken the decision during board of trustees’ meeting to extend helping hand for employment and education with the support of social organisations and associations for the families of the farmers, who ended their lives due to chronic drought and unbearable debts after taking loans from banks and private money-lenders.

Dr Haware said farmers’ suicides in the State, was a sensitive issue and board of trustees has taken the decision for rehabilitation of the families of farmers, who have committed suicides, a report from Shirdi said on Thursday.

The family members of the deceased farmers will be helped for starting small-scale business and jobs with the support of social organizations and associations. The children of such farmers will also be helped for education.

Besides, an IAS Academy will be launched by Sansthan Trust for the benefit of poor students to appear for competitive examinations. Some 100 students will be admitted in the first batch and later the intake capacity will be increased as per requirement, Dr Haware added. (NSS)

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