NDTV's #IndiaForKerala Telethon Raises Rs 10 Crore To Help Flood Victims


Help rehabilitate and rebuild villages in the three worst-affected parts of Kerala

NDTV's six-hour telethon on Sunday raised more than Rs 10 crore to help rebuild villages in flood-wrecked Kerala. Corporates, individuals, chief ministers, movie stars and artistes across the spectrum came together to help raise awareness and resources to rebuild lives.

This was an NDTV special initiative in partnership with Tata Sky. We asked you to help rehabilitate and rebuild villages in the three worst-affected parts of Kerala.

You can still help those worst-affected by the floods. Here's how:

1. To contribute to this cause, please click on the Donate Now button below

(Note: Clicking on this link will take you to the Plan India website. Disclaimer*)

2. Cheque/DD in favour of: Plan International (India chapter)

NDTV Archana Complex, Greater Kailash - 1, New Delhi -110048

3. Bank details for Indian donors


4. Bank details for anyone outside India making donations


                   FCRA Account Details
Bank NameStandard Chartered Bank
Bank Account Number52205137616
Bank Account Type(Saving/Current)Current
IFSC CodeSCBL0036020
Bank AddressNarain Manzil, 23 Barakhamba Road, New Delhi - 110001

We have partnered with Plan India who will use the donations for the following:

  • Household Kits: Tarpaulin sheets, rope, flash torch with batteries, mosquito nets, floor mats and a set of utensils
  • Water Kits: Jerry cans, bucket and mugs, and water purification tablets
  • Hygiene Kits: Soaps, towels, sanitary napkins, antiseptic liquid, laundry tubs, detergent powder, combs and more
  • Dry Ration Kits: Rice 25 kg, Dal 2 kg, Oil 1 ltr, Salt 1kg, Sugar 1kg, Biscuits etc 
  • Stay-in-School Kits: School bags, activity tools, exercise books, pencil box, pencils, drawing book and eraser


The #IndiaForKerala Fundraiser ("Telethon") is being organized by New Delhi Television Limited and/or its affiliated companies ("NDTV") in collaboration with Plan International ("Plan India"), a non-government organization, for collecting donations for individuals, families and entities affected by the floods in Kerala. All contributions made for the Telethon shall solely be collected by Plan India and shall be subject to exemption as per Section 80G of the Income Tax Act 1961. All donations shall be collected through online and cheque payments by Plan India.

NDTV or its representatives shall not be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damages suffered by any person as a result of relying on any statement or omission from this Telethon, along with other information furnished in connection therewith, and any such liability is expressly disclaimed.

The Telethon shall remain the property of NDTV. Neither the dissemination of the Telethon nor any part of its contents is to be taken as any form of commitment on the part of NDTV or any of their respective affiliates to enter any contract or otherwise create any legally binding obligation or commitment.

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