News Karnataka
Tuesday, October 19 2021

Bengaluru

State seeks Rs 24,941 cr relief from Center for flood damages

Bengaluru: The state government sought Rs 24,941 crores as flood damages from the Centre and submitted a detailed final report in this regard.

According to the report, standing crops in 20.86 lakh hectares of land were damaged in the recent floods and rains. As per the SDRF rules, the state is releasing Rs 2,285.89 crores as compensation for the affected families.

The report also pointed out that roads and other infrastructure of 37,806 kilometres were destroyed in the flood. Compared to other parts of the state, huge losses were reported from the North Karnataka region where major rivers like the Krishna, Bhima etc. flow.

Bhavana S

Read More Articles
MANY DROPS MAKE AN OCEAN
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Subscribe Newsletter

Get latest news karnataka updates on your email.

error: Content is protected !!