Jayalalithaa announces Rs 500 crore for inundate relief, rehabilitation

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Chennai: With Tamil Nadu strike by monsoon ire causing inundate and inundation, Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday announced allocation of Rs 500 crore towards service and rehabilitation.

The Army’s assistance has been sought to rescue stranded people during circuitously Tambaram, she said.

J Jayalalithaa. AFPJ Jayalalithaa. AFP

J Jayalalithaa. AFP

“I have allocated Rs 500 crore towards service and reconstruction with evident effect,” she said.

Jayalalithaa pronounced that besides spending for service and rehabilitation, a allocation would also be used for value of solatium to influenced people.

As many as 71 deaths have been reported in several rain-related incidents, including execution and drowning.

Jayalalithaa had final week announced enhanching remuneration to families of those killed in rain-related incidents from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4 lakh, besides service for harmed and genocide of cattle and poultry.

In a statement, a CM pronounced she had destined officials to serve assist service and rehabilitaion measures in a arise of a supervision announcing a Rs 500 crore service package.

Detailing a government’s initiatives in a influenced districts, generally a worst-affected Cuddalore, she pronounced energy supply had been easy in 671 of 683 influenced farming physique areas. Besides 40 medical camps were functioning.

As many as 121 camps had been hold to support to cattle while provender for animals was being given giveaway of cost.

In 70 service camps, 58,000 food packets were being distributed, she said.

At Chennai, of a 587 areas, H2O has been private in 207 locations and Corporation of Chennai workers were concerned in clearing H2O in a rest of a places.

Most subways, solely for six, had been privileged of H2O and vehicular transformation restored, she said, adding uprooted trees were being private on a fight footing.

The supervision was implementing service and reconstruction measures on a war-footing in beside Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram areas, she said.

As regards Kancheepuram district, also exceedingly affected, a 160-member NDRF team, 3 from a State Disaster Response Force, were aiding a district administration.

PTI

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