Odisha Govt announces Aid For House Damage, Livestock Loss during cyclone ‘Titli’

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha Government to give an aid of Rs 1,01,900 for families in hilly areas and Rs 95,100 in plain areas for house repairing during cyclone ‘Titli’ . This was informed by the Deputy Relief Commissioner Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra. Rs 2000 for utensils and Rs 1800 for clothes will also be provided.

“Financial assistance for loss of livestock will be provided at the rate of Rs 30,000 for loss of a cow and Rs 25,000 for the loss of an ox. One family can get assistance for maximum of three such animals,” Mohapatra said. In case of death of small animals like goat and sheep financial assistance of Rs 3000 per head for maximum 30 animals will be given to a family, he added.

Similarly, assistance of Rs 50 per family will be provided for loss of poultry animals up to a maximum of Rs 5000, the official said.

Informing about the other financial assistances, Mohapatra said, “An aid of Rs 1,01,900 for families in hilly areas and Rs 95,100 in plain areas will be provided towards house building purpose from the State Disaster Relief Fund. In cases of partially damaged houses, Rs 5200 for pucca houses, Rs 3200 for kutcha houses and Rs 4100 for huts will be provided.”

Besides, Rs 2000 for utensils and Rs 1800 for clothes will also be given to the victims, the official further said.

Joint Relief Commissioner Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra also said that the victims of the natural calamity will receive the financial assistance as soon the detailed assessment report of the loss incurred in the cyclone and resultant flood is prepared.

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