How You Can Donate for Kerala Flood Victims

It is a matter of humanity that you have expressed your interest to help these flood-affected people and tried to look for the way-outs. For the first time in the last hundred years, the exquisite land of the God became the severe victim of nature’s tragedy. Somewhere it’s a matter of responsibility now to help these people instead of a choice. When the foreign governments and celebrities like Cristiano Ronaldo are coming forward then it is our accountability too to support our people. A special request is from those people, who have lots of travel memory with this wonderful land to give it back its beauty and the same request is from the people who are or were having Kerala’s name on their future travel destinations.

Most of us are from the middle-class family so we always think that a small amount of donation cannot create difference but think about a small family who might be looking for a matchbox and the candle to dissipate the darkness of the night. For this, your 10 rupees will also be sufficient.

We are sharing with you the most authentic and reliable ways of donation so that your help will reach into the actual hands.

1. Contribute directly to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF):

It is direct method to donate your money. Various online agencies are contributing here the donations so collected from the donors. If you are an income taxpayer then you can claim the 100 % deduction of the amount donated to this fund under section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961. For this purpose, you will receive the donation certificate after the successful payment. Here is the simple process to donate with the help of CMDRF:

Log on to here you will find the ‘Donate’ button, click on the same:

After clicking the ‘Donate’ button, a small donation form will get open on your screen.

You can use various payment methods to donate here such as Debit Card, Credit Card, Internet Banking, Mobile Banking, E-wallets etc.

CMDRF Kerala Flood donation

2. PayTM

Most of the smartphone users are using PayTM nowadays, so it may be the easiest and convenient mode to make the donation for Kerala Floods. The amount donated at PayTM will also go to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF).

Paytm Kerala flood donation

3. Amazon:

If you are comfortable with Amazon, then you may make the contribution with the help of Amazon website or mobile app also.

Paytm Kerala flood donation

4. Direct Fund Transfer:

Direct fund transfers to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) by using IMPS/ NEFT/ RTGS:

Following bank accounts are opened under the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF). (Please note: to cross check all these account details, you can visit the following URL of the CMDRF’s official website These donation portals are also available on these Banks’ official websites:

Donation Portal _ Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF)

(I). State Bank of India

A/c Number: 67319948232
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: City Branch, Thiruvananthapuram
IFSC: SBIN0070028
Account Type: Savings | PAN: AAAGD0584M

(II). South Indian Bank

A/c Number: 0721053000002584
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: Corporate Branch, Thiruvananthapuram
IFSC: SIBL0000721

(III) Federal Bank

A/c Number: 10210100412397
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: Thiruvananthapuram/Palayam
IFSC: FDRL0001021

(IV) HDFC Bank

A/c Number: 50100248534439
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: Vattiyoorkavu, Trivandrum
IFSC: HDFC0002485

(V) ICICI Bank

A/c Number: 626205211728
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
IFSC: ICIC0006262

(VI) Catholic Syrian Bank

A/c Number: 0334-03981212-190001
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: Thiruvananthapuram G H Junction
IFSC: CSBK0000334

(VII) Axis Bank

A/c Number: 918010080025138
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: Kowdiar Branch
IFSC: UTIB0000784

(VIII) Dhanlaxmi Bank

A/c Number: 003705300008873
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: Vazhuthacaud – Thiruvananthapuram
IFSC: DLXB0000037

(IX) IDBI Bank

A/c Number: 0889104000093709
A/c Name: Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund
Branch: IDBI Bank Ltd, Karamana
IFSC: IBKL0000889

5. Other Ways

Various other online start-ups such as Flipkart, BigBasket, Zomato etc. are accepting and forwarding the donations for Kerala Floods. You may also contribute on their official portals. Some of them have tied-up with NGOs.


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