Cyclone Fani: Death toll in Odisha reached to 29, CM Patnaik Announces relief Package


The number of people killed in the "extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani", arrived two days ago in Odisha, reached 29 on Sunday. This information was given by an official. This cyclone has caused huge wastage and hundreds of people have to undergo water and power shortages.

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while announcing the relief package for the people affected by the disaster said that in all parts of Puri and "extremely severely affected" Khurda, all the families will get 50 kg of rice, cash of Rs 2,000 and polythene sheet if they have food security Laws (FSAs) will come under.

For the remaining parts of Khurda district, which were affected by "serious form" - FSA families will get one month's rice, 1,000 rupees cash and polythene sheet. Patnaik said that people of the "moderately affected" districts of Cuttack, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur will be given one month's rice quota and Rs 500 for cash.

In addition, the Chief Minister also announced financial assistance of Rs 95,1000 for "complete damaged" houses, Rs. 52,000 for "partially damaged" houses and Rs. 3,200 for homes with light loss.

Speaking to reporters here, Patnaik claimed that water supply has been restored in 70 percent of the most affected Puri city and 40 percent of the capital city of Bhubaneswar.

The BJD chief said, "I hope that soon the supply of water will be fully restored in Bhubaneswar and at least 90 percent of the areas of Puri city till this evening.
" The government has arranged to make food made for the next 15 days free of cost. We will run a plantation program at the mission level. "

However, the Chief Minister did not give any details on the condition of the ongoing work to restore power supply in the affected areas. According to state Chief Secretary AP Padhhi, 21 out of 29 deaths took place in the holy city of Puri, where the storm reached on Friday. According to a state government official, Prime Minister Narendra Modi can visit Odisha to take stock of the situation. East coastal railway started partially on Sunday on Howrah-Chennai route

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