KCR has announced Rs. 25 crores as aid to Kerala state that is facing a disastrous flood situation. Almost the entire state is submerged in flood waters, even as there is not let up in rains in the region from the past one week. Responding on humanitarian grounds, KCR directed state Chief Secretary, Joshi to take steps to release the aid to the flood-hit state. He also directed the officials to send Rs. 2 cr. worth of water purifying machines to Kerala. KCR urged industrialists and IT professionals to help in this humanitarian cause and send their donations to CM Relief fund.