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Wednesday 29 December 2004

LAcNet Providing Information on Sri Lanka Victims, Soliciting Funds

From anonymous poster in this comment. Visit The Academic website for more information.

HELP THE VICTIMS OF THE TIDAL WAVE!
A massive tidal wave, created by a 9.0R earthquake off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, has caused severe damage in Sri Lanka. Here is how you can help the victims: Use your credit card to make a donation here. We will send all the donations collected to ease the suffering of our fellow Sri Lankans.

Alternatively, send a check payable to "Lanka Academic Network" (and marked "Tidal Wave Victims") to: Daya Weerakkody, LAcNet Treasurer, 9603 Avenel Road, Silver Spring, MD 20903-2311, USA. All donations are tax-deductible in the USA. LAcNet US Tax Id: 411-69-1170.

UPDATE ON LACNET RELIEF EFFORT ON THE GROUND:
LAcNet is dispatching a group of volunteers from the University of Moratuwa, lead by Professor Thishantha Nanayakkara, to the Hambantota area. LAcNet is also working closely with Sri Lanka Disaster Management Center and Government Agencies. Your donation will go towards supplies this team will be taking with them. As of December 27, 2004, we have collected over US$12,000.00. Please do continue to send the donations, more donations the better.

UDARA CAN CALL FOR YOU: If you are having difficulty reaching your loved ones in Sri Lanka due to congested telephone lines, send an email to Udara Soysa (udarasri 'at' sltnet.lk) in Sri Lanka with a message and the phone number of your loved one. He will then call and relay the message.

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Blogger gayathrigowri said :

PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE New Delhi-110 011 No.82(23784)/2004-PMF December 28, 2004 To Ms. Gayathri Gowri, Email: gayathri_gowri@hotmail.com Madam, Thank you very much for your concern towards the persons affected by the tsunami tidal waves, which hit the southern parts of the country on 26th December, 2004. The contribution towards the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund can be deposited with the Indian Missions abroad clearly indicating your communication address. Formal receipt will be issued through the respective Mission. Alternatively, contribution can also made through the bankers as per details incorporated in the enclosed statement. Yours faithfully, (Rohit Khera) Officer on Special Duty

Form attached as per the email received from Mr.Rohit Khera Officer on Special Duty, Prime Minister's Office.

Central Bank of India

International Division, Parliament Street

New Delhi-110 001

(Phones - 91-11-23745710, 23361461, 23341194 Fax - 91-11-23743857)

FOR FOREIGN INWARD REMITTANCES

(The remitter should instruct their Bankers at the time of transferring the fund as follows)

Particulars
In case of U. S. Dollars
In case of G.B. Pound
In case of Euro

Cover funds to be remitted To:- (Our Correspondent Banker)
HSBC BANK, USA 140 Broad Way, New York NY10005 1180 USA
BARCLAYS BANK PLC, Fenchurch Street, London, U.K.
AMERICAN EXPRESS BANK GMBH, Frankfurt, Germany

SWIFT Address
MRMDUS33
BARCGB22A
AEIBDEFX

For Credit To A/c #
000 038474 ABA-021 001 088 CHIPS UID 172237
80412368 SORT CODE 20 32 53
18125606 BLZ CODE # 51230500

of
Central Bank of India International Division Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001
Central Bank of India, International Division, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001
Central Bank of India, International Division, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001

SWIFT Address
CBININBBAPAR
CBININBBAPAR
CBININBBAPAR

For Payment to
Central Bank of India
Central Bank of India
Central Bank of India

Beneficiary’s Name @
@ PMNRF
@ PMNRF
@ PMNRF

Beneficiary’s A/c No. ^
^ SB 38967
^ SB 38967
^ SB 38967

Branch Name *
* JANPATH
* JANPATH
* JANPATH



(MT 103 Advice must be sent by remitting banker to us on SWIFT- CBININBBAPAR)

@ Full Name of beneficiary/recipient

^ A/c Number of beneficiary/recipient

Name of branch where beneficiary maintains account

N.B. : Please advise your counter parties that their banker must remit cover funds as above, and not the account of

our Mumbai or any other office.

State Bank of India

Institutional Division, Parliament Street

New Delhi-110 001

(Phones - 91-11- 23341802 Fax - 91-11- 23748017 )

FOR FOREIGN INWARD REMITTANCES

(The remitter should instruct their Bankers at the time of transferring the fund as follows)

Particulars
In case of U. S. Dollars
In case of G.B. Pound
In case of Euro

Cover funds to be remitted To:- (Our Correspondent Banker)
STATE BANK OF INDIA NEW YORK
State Bank of India, London, Main
State Bank of India, Frankfurt For credit to A/c # 210111000

For Credit To A/c #
211-050032-001
9999000691-01
State Bank of India, Paris 21CSVIOIIII

of
State Bank of India Main Branch Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001
State Bank of India, Main Branch, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001
State Bank of India, Main Branch, Parliament Street, New Delhi - 110001

For Payment to
State Bank of India
State Bank of India
State Bank of India

Beneficiary’s Name @
@ PMNRF
@ PMNRF
@ PMNRF

Beneficiary’s A/c No. ^
^ SB 400840
^ SB 400840
^ SB 400840

Branch Name *
* Parliament Street
* Parliament Street
* Parliament Street




@ Full Name of beneficiary/recipient

^ A/c Number of beneficiary/recipient

Name of branch where beneficiary maintains account

N.B. : Please advise your counter parties that their banker must remit cover funds as above, and not the account of

our Mumbai or any other office.

ALTERNATIVELY THE FORM CAN BE VIEWED IN MY URL http://o3.indiatimes.com/primeministerrelieffund

Wed Dec 29, 11:22:00 AM IST