CM announces financial aid for those in relief camps

Pinarayi VIjayan
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan visits a camp in Sulthan Bathery to take stock of relief measures taken. Photo Shinto John

Kalpetta, Wayanad: Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has promised a financial assistance of Rs 3,800 to every family living in relief camps across the state. Visiting flood-hit areas in Kalpetta on Saturday, the CM said the government would ensure financial assistance to the affected.

Those who had lost their properties and houses in the rain would get Rs 10 lakh and Rs 4 lakh would be given to the kin of the deceased.

The chief minister announced free-of-cost ration to those affected. Textbooks will be given to their children free-of-cost.

Basic necessities of those in relief camps across the state will be met, including food, clothes and medical assistance. Those who have lost their livestock would get aid too.

He said Vythiri police station, destroyed in a landslide, would be reconstructed. Measures will be taken to reconstruct the roads that were destroyed in the rain and floods.

The CM urged to take joint measures to fight the calamity and ensured the governments support.

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