32.1 C
Delhi
Sunday, September 26, 2021

The Centre assures that the aid provided to the flood-stricken area is in advance

Must read

Parkinson’s disease is a disease in which nerves are affected!

Parkinson's disease is a disease in which nerves are affected and is a movement disorder. The disease symptoms are less in the beginning and...

Floods and climate change go hand in hand!

The earth's lower atmosphere is becoming warmer and moister as a result of greenhouse gas emissions. This gives more energy to storms and causes...

Creatures on Earth that have a long life span!

Human life can be considered as short on Earth if we compare it with some animals. According to WHO, humans have an average life...

Scientists suggest Earth magnetic field is flipping!

The magnetosphere is the immense magnetic field that surrounds the Earth. It is generated by powerful dynamic forces at the center of Earth; it...
- Advertisement -

The Centre assured that the aid provided to the flood-stricken area was in advance. Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared with Kerala governor P Sathasivam that the state which suffered huge loss due to flood would get more funds from the National Disaster Response Fund per laid down procedure.

Mr Modi shared this with the governor when he met him in New Delhi. The Governor briefed about the suffering of the Kerala people and about the relief and rescue operation being carried out in the state.

- Advertisement -

Officials shared,”Prime Minister has clarified that the Rs 600 crore released by the Centre is only the advance assistance and assured that additional funds will be released from National  National Disaster Response Fund as per laid down procedure,”

The Centre shared that the 600 crore was in addition to the  Rs 562.45  crore already made through the State Disaster Response Fund.

Around 75% contribution in SDRF is carried out by the centre in the “general category” state like Kerala. It will even provide extra assistance (NDRF) once an additional memorandum is received from the Pinarayi Vijayan government tabulating the losses state faced due to disaster.

The home ministry issued a statement on Tuesday stating that situation of the state had been under observation of the Prime Minister and he visited the state on 17 August 2018. On his instruction, the National Crisis Management Committee regularly monitored the situation of the state and it even assisted in rescue and relief operation by organising regular meeting from August 16 to 21, 2018.

The Kerala state had faced the worst flood in this year. The massive rainfall invited flood and landslide in the area. More than 500 people lost their lives and thousands of people lost houses as well as other properties.

Narendra Modi had announced Rs 500 crore relief fund after the aerial survey of the flood-logged state and even Union Minister Rajnath Singh had announced Rs 100 crore relief for the state.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

More articles

- Advertisement -

Latest article

Parkinson’s disease is a disease in which nerves are affected!

Parkinson's disease is a disease in which nerves are affected and is a movement disorder. The disease symptoms are less in the beginning and...

Floods and climate change go hand in hand!

The earth's lower atmosphere is becoming warmer and moister as a result of greenhouse gas emissions. This gives more energy to storms and causes...

Creatures on Earth that have a long life span!

Human life can be considered as short on Earth if we compare it with some animals. According to WHO, humans have an average life...

Scientists suggest Earth magnetic field is flipping!

The magnetosphere is the immense magnetic field that surrounds the Earth. It is generated by powerful dynamic forces at the center of Earth; it...

Both environmental and genetic factors cause cancer!

Cancer is a deadly disease which occurs when cellular changes cause cells uncontrolled division and growth. Rapid cell growth is driven by cancer, while...