Even as Fani had little impact in Koraput district, vegetable prices have gone up here following the cyclonic storm.
According to the present NDRF norms for repair of damaged power infrastructure, Patnaik said assistance is given only for damaged conductors, poles and transformers up to the level of 11 KV.
Puri District Collector Balwant Singh said electricity supply across the entire town is expected to be restored, in a phased manner, within five more days.
According to TS Transco officials, the restoration works were taken up in the vicinity of state capital Bhubaneswar.
Karnataka has sent a 317-member crew to help Odisha fix electricity supply which has been completely disrupted in the aftermath of cyclone Fani.
The toll, which was 43 till Saturday, rose to 64, as 18 more casualties were reported from the worst-hit Puri district and four more from Khurda district.
Similar agitations were seen in parts of the state capital where power continued to remain elusive for the eighth consecutive day.
SOA that runs nine institutions, 13 special research centres and 35 research labs suffered extensive damage to its buildings and other infrastructure.
The much-hyped underground cabling system to provide uninterrupted, reliable and stable power supply remains incomplete
Officials of Agriculture Department said a damage assessment report would be sent to the State Government soon.
Companies such as NLCIL, SAIL, IOCL, NTPC, NALCO have all extended relief to the state which hosts several coal mines, power plants, aluminium units, and a large oil refinery.
Organisations like Flood Volunteer’s Family, Rise Up and Ebinezer Community Development Mission, which saw its genesis during the Kerala floods are contributing largely to the caus
Four days after cyclonic storm Fani devastated a large part of the district, the administration has started restoring communication and also supply of electricity and water.
Hospitals unable to afford fuel expenses are likely to shut down in a day or two in absence of power
Two more have been reported dead in Cuttack as the struggle to restore power, drinking water and telecom infrastructure continued.