CM announces relief package for flood-hit
By Express News Service - IRITTY(KANNUR)
11th August 2012 11:50 AM
Chief Minister Oommen Chandy who visited the flood-hit areas here on Friday announced a relief package to the victims of the natural calamities.
Under the package, those who lost their houses will be given Rs 3 lakh each, of which Rs 2 lakh will be from the Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) and Rs 1 lakh from the funds of the state government. The amount proposed to be given to people whose houses suffered partial damage will range from Rs 35,000 to Rs 50,000. Those who have to remain in the relief camps will be given Rs 10,000 each.
As many as 212 shops in Iritty and 75 shops in Sreekandapuram were destroyed in the rains and floods and the shop owners will get Rs 1 lakh each. A maximum of Rs 2.5 lakh will be given to the shop owners who suffered heavy losses, depending on the gravity of the damage. Compensation amounting to Rs 10,000 each will be given to those who lost household implements. The amount proposed to be given for the medical treatment was fixed at Rs 5,000.
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