Written by Ravik Bhattacharya
, Atri Mitra
| Kolkata |
Published: Can also 23, 2020 1: 15: 30 am
Cyclone Amphan: High Minister Narendra Modi held an aerial ogle of West Bengal on Friday. (Source: DD News)
High Minister Narendra Modi on Friday did an aerial ogle of cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal and Odisha and announced device financial assistance of Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 500 crore, respectively, for the 2 states.
In Bengal, Modi did an aerial ogle of areas tormented by cyclone Amphan in North and South 24 Parganas with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar.
In neighbouring Odisha, he surveyed districts equivalent to Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur and Mayurbhanj for about 90 minutes, PTI reported from Bhubaneswar. He then held a review meeting with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Governor Ganeshi Lal.
Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi had been also contemporary on the review meeting held on the premises of Biju Patnaik World Airport in Bhubaneswar.
After an administrative meeting at Basirhat College, in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas, where his helicopter landed after the aerial ogle, Modi stated, “The (Union) govt will kind preparations of an device of Rs 1,000 crore in opposition to support and restoration. Rs 2 lakh could be paid to kinfolk of folks that died from the High Minister’s support fund, (and) Rs 50,000 could be paid to every particular person injured within the cyclone.”
He stated, “I used to be in contact with each person linked with tackling the cyclone. The mutter govt and the Centre every tried laborious to minimise the cyclone’s influence, however unfortunately we could no longer set about 80 lives. Both the Centre and the Order extends condolences to the families of folk who died.”
Modi stated, “Energy, agriculture and telecom sectors noticed loses. Infrastructure and alternate sector also noticed losses. I did an aerial ogle with the CM and the Governor. The mutter govt gave me predominant review of losses. A detailed ogle could be done. We can also send a central team, that can also consult with the affected areas and assess the loss. We can work collectively in support, rehabilitation and restoration.”
The Centre, he assured, will attain “without reference to is most famous, following guidelines, to abet Bengal”.
Banerjee stated, “The PM had assured us Rs 1,000 crore straight away. I in actuality possess counseled him to send his team for review… We are doing our (get) review. We can present a total file. I in actuality possess requested him to present without reference to he needs as soon as that you just need to imagine…. I counseled him that the Centre owes us Rs 53,000 crore and requested him to present us some abet now. The loss may per chance even be bigger than Rs 1 lakh crore…”
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