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Odisha government assessing damage caused by rain

Odisha government assessing damage caused by rain

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 Aug 2018 7:43 AM GMT

Bhubaneswar, Aug 17: The Odisha government on Friday asked the district collectors to conduct a survey to assess the damage to properties in the rain-affected areas of the state. Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi asked the district administrations of south Odisha to assess the damage caused by the low-pressure induced rain in the last couple of days. Several parts of south Odisha received the maximum rain, damaging private and government property. “Since there is an improvement in the weather condition, the SRC has asked the district administrations to conduct a damage assessment in the rain-affected areas. The affected families would be provided with financial assistance in accordance with the norms of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF),” said deputy SRC Pravat Ranjan Mohapatra. (IANS)

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