Officials have earlier said that at least 91 people have died, while over 25 lakh hectares of farmland were destroyed due to excess rainfall in Marathwada in the last four months.
Representatives of crop insurance companies need to personally visit the farms and assess the damages, and based on their report, the farmers will get the insurance amount, officials said.
PWD Minister Ashok Chavan, who is also the guardian minister of the district, took stock of the situation arising out of heavy rainfall in the region.
Out of the 31 deaths, 4 each were reported in Aurangabad, Hingoli and Jalna districts, 2 each in Parbhani and Osmanabad, 7 in Nanded, 5 in Beed and 3 in Latur district, said an official.
As against 3,139.38 mm rainfall recorded from June 1 to September 1, 2020, the district has seen 2,993.15 mm in the same period this year.
According to the agriculture department of Raigad, 4,171 hectares of agricultural land used for paddy cultivation was damaged during the heavy rainfall and floods on July 21 and 22.
Maharashtra: Over 9,700 houses, 45 buildings, more than 3,700 shops damaged in Mahad due to July floods
A total of 45 buildings, 1,859 partially permanent houses, 23 temporary houses and 36 huts have also suffered damages due to the flooding, which occurred on July 21-22.
Nidhi Chaudhari, Raigad District collector said the villagers told the administration that they will not go back to where their houses stood.
Maharashtra’s higher and technical education minister Uday Samant said the government would expedite the revival of the Lokmanya Tilak Library and Museum at Chiplun.
A part of the package will be used for undertaking long-term flood mitigation measures in the state, where more than 200 people lost their lives in recent rain-related incidents.
Thackeray said if some constructions are causing obstacles to the natural flow of water, they need to be removed.
The number of survey teams of the revenue department in Mahad stood at 48, with 30 of them stationed in the non-town areas of the taluka.
It means that of the entire relief amount of Rs 3,701 crore, the Union government has sanctioned Rs 701 crore only.
Heavy rains last week caused massive floods and landslides in large parts of the state, especially in the coastal Konkan and Western Maharashtra regions.
The former Union minister’s comments came on a day Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari was on a visit to flood-hit areas, accompanied by suspended BJP MLA Ashish Shelar.