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Centre released only Rs 133 crore cyclone Ockhi relief fund against Tamil Nadu's demand of 9000 crore
The Central government released only Rs 133 crore when the State demanded Rs 9,302 crore to carry out rehabilitation and relief works in the aftermath of cyclone Ockhi.
The central team was led by joint secretary (DM) Union Home Ministry, Sanjeev Kumar Jindal.
Kallam said that when AP suffered from two major cyclones in 1977 and 1990, the then Chief Ministers did not hamper the process of restoration by making frequent visits.
The state government has sought an additional assistance of Rs 4,796 crore from the National Disaster Management Fund plus a special Central grant of
The delegation will meet the Prime Minister at 11.15 am on Monday.
State ministers will travel to various countries in October to mobilise funds for reconstructing the flood-ravaged state.
About 28,000 people are still left in the flood relief camps while the number of camps has come down to 236, said the Chief Minister’s statement after the review committee held its meeting on Friday.
The petitioner alleged there is a possibility the amount received by the state towards donations to CMDRF could be diverted for other purposes.
An all-party delegation from Kerala on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and urged him to release more aid for the flood-hit state.
As the state moves forward by accepting the ‘Build Back Better’ model to build a new Kerala, finding the funds for it poses an extraordinary challenge.
City-based musicians join hands to perform and raise funds for the flood-affected state.
Reena Abraham, the petitioner’s counsel, submitted the amount in CMDRF could be disbursed at the discretion of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers.
The Panchayat Directorate employees have agreed to contribute their one month’s salary to the CMDRF. The decision was taken on the basis of CM’s salary challenge.
All BJD MPs and MLAs including Ministers will donate one month’s salary for relief and rehabilitation of flood affected people in Kerala.
The PM also told the Governor he expected the state government to submit an additional memorandum on the damage caused by the second spell of floods in the state once the rescue efforts are over.