Mata Amritanandamayi Math (MAM) donated 5 crores to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Relief Fund for relief and rehabilitation activities in Chennai and parts of Tamil Nadu. Swami Ramakrishnanda Puri of MAM handed over the cheque to Dr. Selvi J.Jayalalithaa, Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. MAM volunteers comprising students and faculty from the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham campuses along with devotees have been involved in relief activities including rescuing the stranded to safer places, distribution of food, medicines, essential provisions, utensils, stove, clothes, blankets, toiletries and other essentials in badly affected areas like MGR Nagar, Choolaipallam, Dr. Kaanu Nagar, Saidapet, Jafferkhanpet, Samiar Madam, Nallankuppam in Ashok Nagar, Tarapakkam and Sadanandapuram.