Kerala to urge ₹3,048 crore as flood relief

Kerala to urge ₹3,048 crore as flood relief

A High Level Committee, headed by Home Minister Rajnath Singh, thursday approved the additional assistance of ₹3048.39 crore to Kerala, ₹131.16 crore to Nagaland and ₹539.52 crore to Andhra Pradesh, a Home Ministry spokesperson said.
 
The Kerala government had wanted ₹4,700 crore as compensation from the Central government for the harm caused by the floods, that was termed because the worst in an exceedingly century.
 
At least 488 people died in Kerala because of the rains and floods this monsoon, that hit 14 districts of the State.
 
The meeting of the Committee was command to think about the additional Central help to Kerala, Nagaland and Andhra Pradesh, that were affected by floods, landslips and Cyclone Titli, severally.
 
In case of any natural tragedy on the far side the header capability of a State, the government submits a close memo indicating sector-wise details of harm, and also the demand of funds for relief operations of a direct nature, another official same.
 
According to existing pointers, the Central government sends an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) for an on-the-scene assessment of harm and additional demand of funds.
 
The IMCT report is considered by the Sub-Committee of the National government Committee (SC-NEC) headed by the Union home secretary in conformity with the norms, then by a high-level committee, chaired by the home Minister for approving the quantum of additional help from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).



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