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PM Announces Ex-gratia for Tamil Nadu Flood Victims

PM announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs.2 lakh each from the Prime Minister\'s National Relief Fund to the next of kin of those who lost their lives.

Published: 05th December 2015 09:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 05th December 2015 11:25 PM   |  A+A-

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By IANS

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight announced Rs 2 lakh each for the next of kin of those who died in Tamil Nadu floods.

"PM announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs. 2 lakhs each from PMNRF (Prime Minister's National Relief Fund) for next of kin of those who lost their lives in the floods in Tamil Nadu," said the PMO in a Twitter post.

Modi had on December 3 made an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas in Tamil Nadu and announced an immediate release of Rs.1,000 crore for relief and rehabilitation work in the flood-ravaged state.

That was in addition to Rs.940 crore which was released earlier by the Centre.

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