RELIEF PACKAGE

  • Maharashtra government to announce drought-relief package November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra government will provide a relief package for the drought-affected areas of Marathwada and Vidarbha soon, Revenue Minister Eknath Khadse said. "I will soon visit the drought-affected areas in Marathwada and western Maharashtra with Rural Development Minister Pankaja Munde, and review the situation," Khadse told reporters. "The government will announce...
  • PM Modi announces Rs 745 crore relief for Kashmir's flood ravaged homes, hospitals October 23, 2014

    Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced Rs 745 crore relief for rebuilding damaged homes and hospitals in flood-ravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Speaking to some media persons at Raj Bhavan, Modi said the central government would do everything possible to help rebuild the lives and livelihood of people who suffered...
  • Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore relief package for cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: After taking an aerial survey of cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced an interim relief of Rs 1,000 crore for the state. He also announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia to the next of the kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 for those injured in...
  • Parkash Singh Badal seeks financial package from Centre for Punjab September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday sought a "liberal financial package" for his state from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Badal accompanied by Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal called on Modi at his residence and sought a relief package of Rs 2,330 crore for farmers due...
  • Omar announces Rs 100 crore each for Jammu, Kashmir valley September 12, 2014

    Srinagar: Getting its act together after being initially numbed by last week's devastating floods, Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday announced financial and other assistance to those hit by the disaster, including assistance of Rs 100 crore each to the Jammu region and the Kashmir valley and supply of free...
  • Uttarakhand government seeks additional Rs 4,000 crore from Centre for relief works May 21, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday demanded an additional package of Rs 4000 crore from the Centre for rehabilitation and reconstruction work in the floodhit hill state saying the package of nearly Rs 8000 crore sanctioned for the purpose by UPA II was not enough. "As per current estimates based...
  • CM demands Rs 5700 crore relief package for rain-hit farmers March 13, 2014

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday met Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde and sought a Rs 5,700 crore package for farmers in the state who suffered loss to crops due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm. During the meeting, Chouhan apprised Shinde that houses, livestock and infrastructure including roads, electrical...
  • Government announces relief package for rain-hit farmers February 28, 2014

    The Rajasthan government on Friday announced a relief package for farmers whose crops have damaged in the recent hailstorm. Approximately 4,400 villages in 21 districts will be covered with the package, a release said. Under the package, financial support will be provided at the rate of Rs 4,500 per hectare in non-irrigated...
  • Rajasthan to provide relief package to U'khand victims June 27, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday said his government will soon announce a relief package for victims of Uttarakhand calamity. Families affected directly in the Uttarakhand flood havoc and landslide would be given relief packages and on this a detailed survey would be conducted, Gehlot told reporters after...
  • Maharashtra: Allegations of siphoning off drought relief funds surface March 14, 2013

    Beed: As the drought situation in Maharashtra worsens, allegations of siphoning off of relief funds have surfaced. The leader of the opposition in the state Assembly on Wednesday claimed bogus beneficiaries of fodder schemes. This came as the Centre granted Rs 1,200 crore as a drought relief package. Suresh Dass,...
  • EGoM approves drought relief package to Maharashtra March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on drought headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Wednesday approved Rs 1,207 crore relief package to Maharashtra. Finance Minister P Chidambaram, Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde and Planning Commission Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia were at the meeting. "Rs...
  • PM announces Rs 400 cr package for Maharashtra December 24, 2010

    New Delhi: After Andhra Pradesh, it's now the turn of Maharashtra to receive a relief package from the Centre. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday announced Rs 400 crore Central assistance to Maharashtra which suffered extensive damage to crops on account of unprecedented and unseasonal rains. Singh announced the relief after an...
  • PM announces Rs 125 cr relief for Leh victims August 17, 2010

    Leh: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday announced a Rs 125 crore relief packaged for the Leh cloudburst victims and said all houses destroyed by the natural calamity will be reconstructed within the next twoandahalf months. Singh had earlier announced an exgratia relief of Rs one lakh each to the kin...
  • Malegaon victims to get relief package September 13, 2006

    Malegaon: A total of Rs 62 lakh has been disbursed by the Maharashtra government as compensation to the victims of last week's serial blasts, a top official said on Tuesday. Nashik District Collector P Chockalingam said the Centre has also promised a relief package similar to the one given by...