CHENNAI: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday announced that Rs 10,000 would be given to those who have lost their hutments.
Besides, 10 kg rice, a saree and dhoti would also be given. For those who have permanent houses but affected by rains would get Rs 5,000, 10 kg rice, a saree and dhoti. For those who have been residing along the banks of waterways in Chennai would be allotted 10,000 houses built by Tamil Nadu Housing Board in Okkiyam Thuraippakkam and Perumbakkam.
“Normalcy is being restored in rain-affected areas and within a day or two, normalcy will be restored in all areas”, the Chief Minister said in a statement here. She said for those who have lost cattle Rs.30,000 would paid as compensation. For those who have lost their goats and pigs would be given Rs.3,000 and for loss of hens, Rs.300 would be paid.
The Chief Minister said she had directed the officials to undertake a survey of number of families who have lost their hutments and the disbursal of compensation would start once the survey is over. Similarly, the officials would also survey the extent of horticulture crops and standing paddy crops etc., who have been lost in the floods.