CM Bommai announces Rs 500 crore for flood-hit Karnataka districts

Udupi (Karnataka) [India] : Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has actually revealed an amount of Rs 500 crore on Wednesday to occupy repair work and also reconstruction of roads, bridges, high-voltage line and other facilities work in the flood-hit locations based upon the record got from all the areas on the extent of losses experienced.

Bommai on Wednesday chaired an evaluation meeting on rescue and relief operate in flood-affected districts of Udupi, Dakshina Kannada and also Uttara Kannada.
Addressing an interview after the conference, Bommai claimed the circumstance would certainly be assessed again in August as well as needed funds would be released. The officials, NDRF, SDRF groups, the area management as well as legislators prepare to occupy relief service a war footing. Last year, Rs 1,600 crore was paid within a month for farmers to make up for their crop losses in 14 lakh hectares. This year also payment would certainly be released instantly.”

” We will ask for main assistance to take up alleviation works after obtaining reports on the extent of damages from the districts,” Bommai stated.

According to the main declaration, Mysuru, Dakshina Kannada, Kodagu, Udupi and Karwar areas have actually obtained hefty rainfalls in the month of July. Up until now 32 individuals have passed away, 5 have actually gone missing, 34 are harmed, regarding 300 people have been shifted to much safer places.

The Chief Minister said 14 Care Centres have actually been opened, four NDRF as well as SDRF teams have actually been released for rescue as well as relief works.

Crops in regarding 216 hectares have actually been damaged in Dakshina Kannada area and also 129 hectares in Udupi area. When it comes to homes, 58 have actually been totally damaged, 26 are heavily harmed as well as 1062 homes are partially harmed, Bommai stated.

The Chief Minister said about 2,187 kilometres of roads consisting of PWD and rural roadways have been damaged. Of these 727 km in Dakshina Kannada, 500 kilometres in Uttara Kannada and also 960 km in Udupi. Concerning 5,595 electric posts have fallen influencing the power supply in the 3 districts. Work is on to restore power, 422 transformers are being fixed.

” Though NDRF standards recommend Rs 3,200 compensation for residence collapse as immediate alleviation, the state government is giving Rs 10,000. Damage to homes has been categorised as A, B and also C according to the extent of the damages. For classification A, Rs 5 lakh is being offered as settlement for completely ruined residences, Rs 3 lakh for B group of extensively damaged homes and also Rs 50,000 lakh for category C, of partly ruined residences which are far above the amount dealt with by the union government at Rs 95,000 for classification An and also B and also Rs 5,000 for Category C,” Bommai stated.

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