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PM Modi announces money support for cyclone-hit West Bengal, Odisha: Key details

PM Modi announces money support for cyclone-hit West Bengal, Odisha: Key details


Primary Minister Narendra Modi

on Friday announced an progress interim aid of Rs one,000 crore for cyclone-strike

West Bengal

and Rs 500 crore to the point out of


right after getting stock of the predicament in wake of the

cyclone Amphan


The PM done an aerial survey of cyclone-strike regions in West Bengal and attended a evaluation assembly with

CM Mamata Banerjee

in Basirhat in North

24 Parganas

district. He later also frequented Odisha and carried out an aerial survey of Bhadrak and Balasore to evaluate the influence of the cyclone.

Below are the essential points:

In the course of his take a look at, Modi also announced an ex-gratia of Rs two lakh to the family members of every single of these killed during the devastation induced by cyclone Amphan, and Rs 50,000 for the injured in West Bengal.

Appreciating Banerjee’s initiatives in galvanising the condition administration to deal with the organic catastrophe even even though dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, Modi reported the entire region stands with West Bengal.

Following the review assembly, Mamata said that Bengal has endured losses of additional than Rs one lakh crore owing to tremendous cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’, which has killed 80 individuals and remaining countless numbers homeless in the point out.

The main minister contended that the calamity is “a lot more than a nationwide disaster”.

She said it will get time to restore normalcy, with cyclone ‘Amphan’ possessing ravaged at least seven to eight districts in Bengal, and adversely impacting 60 for every cent of the state’s population.

Most of the parts we surveyed had been fully ravaged. I have briefed the Key Minister in element about the publish-cyclone condition in the point out,” she claimed at the airport right after viewing off Modi.

The PM has announced Rs 1,000 crore unexpected emergency fund… What is the package deal I will not know. I have informed him that we will give him the details. It will choose some time to evaluate the complete general scenario but injury is of additional than Rs 1 lakh crore, she claimed.

Banerjee reported she “reminded the Key Minister about Rs 53,000 crore the Central government owes to the point out for many social safety schemes.”

Following meeting Odisha governor Ganeshi Lal and CM

Naveen Patnaik

, the PM announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the subsequent of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to the seriously hurt in the cyclone in the condition.

Union ministers

Babul Supriyo

, Debasree Chaudhuri, Pratap Chandra Sarangi and Dharmendra Pradhan were also existing at the conferences.

Cyclone Amphan is the strongest to hit the region in approximately two decades. It has battered numerous components of the point out, washing absent bridges and swamping low-lying parts.

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