The Tamil Nadu authorities has requested the Centre to offer a monetary help of Rs 3,758 crore for aid and restoration work within the cyclone ‘Nivar’-ravaged districts of the state. The sum is the estimated loss to human lives when it comes to compensation, property, cattle and installations and infrastructure of varied authorities departments, together with TANGEDCO and civic our bodies, state Revenue and Disaster Management Minister R B Udayakumar mentioned on Saturday.
This was conveyed to the visiting Central crew when it held a gathering with senior officers on the Secretariat right here, the Minister informed reporters. The state officers, following an instruction from the Chief Minister Ok Palaniswami, briefed the crew in regards to the losses and sought rapid disbursal of Rs 3,108 crore to take up the restoration work immediately.
“We have sought Rs 650 crore as temporary relief and Rs 3,108 crore for taking up relief and restoration work on a permanent basis,” Udayakumar mentioned. Nivar, which ravaged no less than 18 coastal districts, had brought on widespread injury to crops and property, when it crossed the coast between Puducherry and Tamil Nadu on November 26.
The eight-member crew, which arrived this night, break up into two teams to evaluate the injury in south and north Chennai, Chengalpattu, Puducherry, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Ranipet and Vellore districts. The crew would wrap up the go to by holding a dialogue with the Chief Minister on December 8, Udayakumar mentioned.