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Assam Floods: CM Sharma Orders To Pay Rs 3,800 To Each Family Staying In Relief Camp

He also directed the administrations to set up a 'Task Force' to submit a list of livestock and other damage by August 8 with an aim to clear the compensation by August 15.

Assam Floods: CM Sharma Orders To Pay Rs 3,800 To Each Family Staying In Relief Camp

Sentinel Digital Desk

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday ordered the all the district administrations of the flood affected areas to pay Rs 3,800 to each family staying in relief camp.

He ordered the same during a meeting with Deputy Commissioners through video conference, where, he assessed the flood situation in the state.

During the meeting, he also directed the administrations to set up a 'Task Force' to submit list of livestock and other damage by August 8 with an aim to clear the compensation by August 15.

''State government will provide Rs 1000 to students whose study materials have been damaged by the in due to flood waters,'' he added.

He further asserted that the state government would start restoration if the flood situation improves within one month.

''We need an assessment to check whether there is a need to install bridges or not affected by the flood waters,'' he avowed.

Eventually, he also warned that no genuine affected person should be left out of the lists which will made by DCs and no non-genuine names to be included.

The flood has created havoc in the state, especially in lower and north Assam.

The death of 12 people, including one in a landslide, in the past 24 hours took the death toll in the state to 151.

ASDMA's flood bulletin says that the Brahmaputra flows above the danger level at Tezpur and Nematighat, Kopili at Dharamtul, and the Beki at Road Bridge. The deluge affected 31,54,556 people of 2,675 villages in 26 districts today. Over 3.12 lakh people are taking shelter in 560 relief camps in the state.

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