Wipro

Houses damaged by Hurricane Harvey in Rockport, Texas. Harvey blew ashore Aug. 25 and is the most powerful hurricane to hit Texas in over 50 years. Wipro will contribute $250,000 to help rebuild affected communities. (Xinhua/Liu Liwei/IANS photo)

NEW DELHI — IT major Wipro Sept. 13 announced that it will partner with the "Rebuild Texas Fund" to help in the recovery and rebuilding efforts following Hurricane Harvey, which left a trail of destruction across the state.

According to the company, in order to support affected communities, it will contribute $250,000 towards the fund which has been set up by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in collaboration with the OneStar Foundation.

"This unprecedented natural disaster calls for a massive rebuilding initiative. Wipro has a significant presence in Texas and a deep relationship with the local communities," said the software major's CEO and Managing Director Abidali Z. Neemuchwala.

Wipro employs over 1,200 people in Texas, with major operations in Dallas and Houston.

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