Blind since birth, Murtaza Ali Hamid offers Rs 110 cr for Pulwama martyrs

MUMBAI: 44-year-old Murtaza Ali Hamid, a Mumbai based visually-impaired researcher and scientist has offered to donate Rs 110 crore to the Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund for the welfare of Pulwama attack martyrs.

Murtaza – a blind since birth has send an email and sought an appointment to PM Modi so as to hand over the amount of Rs 110 crore from his taxable income gets spent on the welfare of the families of the Pulwama martyrs who lay down their lives for the nation.

Hailing from automobile business family, Hamid had graduated from Government Commerce College, Kota and is currently working as a scientist and researcher in Mumbai.

While talking to the  Times of India , Hamid told what inspired him to donate, “The inspiration to help and support those who lay down their lives for our motherland should be in the blood of every citizen of the country.”

He claimed to have innovated a ‘Fuel Burn Radiation Technology’ that helps to trace and to locate any vehicle or object without GPS, camera or any other technical machinery. He also bagged a fair deal for the same from a private company.

Murtuza, in the month of September of 2016, said to have sent the proposal of his innovation to NHAI (National Highway authority of India) with a free of cost offer but received the initial approval from government of India in 2018.

Murtuza regret that if the government recognized his scientific innovation timely, then the Pulwama like incident could have been averted by using fuel burn radiation technology. said while.