Wednesday, August 28, 2013

British Activist Ms. Jodie Underhill Awarded for her Service towards Uttarakhand Flood Tragedy Relief

Union Minister of State for Tourism (I/C) Dr.K.Chiranjeevi, today announced Rs. 5 lakh in his personal capacity to the British activist Ms.Jodie Underhill in recognition of her yeomen service to the cause of Uttarakhand flood tragedy relief.

After the flood tragedy in Uttarakhand, Ms. Jodie Underhill has been collecting garbage strewn by the food stalls at Doon Helidrome in Dehradun. These stalls provided food for rescued pilgrims and their kin who often converge at the helipad.

Jodie Underhill is the founder of the Mountain Cleaners . She is a committed environmentalist who enjoys world travel, fundraising, event organizing and challenges. She is the co-founder of two other groups - Love 4 Tibet and the Cornholme Community Project.

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