Non-construction of strong outer bunds as suggested by MS Swaminathan panel and others has put people living on bunds of polders in Kuttanad in harm’s way.
We end the year on an uplifting note with a compilation of canines that offered more than just friendship
We are yet to begin the process of impact assessment, said a District Biodiversity coordinator.
Unicef has initiated a psychosocial counselling among women and children across the state in the aftermath of the deluge.
The World Bank, in its preliminary report, has estimated that an amount of Rs 25,050 crore is necessary for rebuilding the state.
According to the budget papers, a total of Rs 11,866.9 crore is owed to the government under various heads at the end of the 2016-17 financial year.
Lekha’s words present the state of affair of the allotment of interest-free loan to flood-ravaged families in the state.
The UDF-affiliated NGO Association estimates at least 40 per cent will abstain from the “forced collection” by the government.
Kerala floods one month after: CM Pinarayi Vijayan urges US Malayalee diaspora to take part in salary challenge
Stating that crowdfunding is essential for the rebuilding of the state, he said reconstruction will be carried out after assessing the loss in each sectors.
On Friday, Huma and Raghat, a delegate from Unesco Institute for Lifelong Learning, Germany, called on Kerala State Literacy Mission director P S Sreekala as part of assessing the situation.
The state government had originally proposed a 10 per cent cess on SGST that would mobilise anything between Rs 700 crore and Rs 900 crore a fiscal.
The 11-member team, led by Home Ministry’s Special Secretary B R Sharma, will visit all 12 affected districts in the state till September 24.
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The Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC) has announced loan schemes for rebuilding the industries and service businesses ravaged by the August floods.
The financial assistance of Rs 10,000 has already been given out in Kozhikode, Wayanad, Kannur, Pathanamthitta and Ernakulam districts.
The department has sought details of the victims from the Revenue Department and the work is expected to begin by October 2
Going by the model now, individuals and organisations will be able to adopt certain regions or villages for reconstruction.
Amid all the gloom perpetuated by crippling floods and nasty landslides, Wayanad is busy putting together its tourism pieces.
The sponsorships will be mainly for constructing houses, livelihood means and basic infrastructure.
On August 9, a split second was all it took for the entire area of Kurichiyarmala to be swept away by a landslide.
Panamaram is one of the worst-affected areas in Wayanad and the entire area was inundated when the Panamaram river overflowed.