Bhubaneswar: The State Government on Wednesday released an amount of Rs 123.90 crore to the Collectors of Puri, Khordha and Cuttack districts (severely affected by cyclone FANI) for payment of assistance.
The heads include: House Building Assistance, Assistance for Clothing & Utensils, Assistance to the fishermen for replacement/ repair of damaged nets and boats, fish ponds, fish seed farms and replacement of drought and milch animals.
This is in addition to Rs 197.59 crore which was released to Collector, Puri on June 10 for disbursement towards house building assistance. District-wise details are indicated in the table below:
So far, a total amount of Rs 1481.05 crore has been released to different departments and Collectors of the affected districts for various relief and restoration measures relating to Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘FANI’.