The Centre has launched Rs 648.80 crore in 2022-23 as catastrophe help to Assam the place 197 folks have misplaced their lives as a result of floods and landslides this 12 months. Union Minister of State for Dwelling Nityanand Rai mentioned in Rajya Sabha that through the south-west monsoon of 2022, floods and landslides reported to have brought on intensive harm in varied districts in Assam.
Rai mentioned the central authorities, with out ready for the memorandum from the Assam authorities, has constituted an Inter Ministerial Central Crew (IMCT) on Might 19, 2022 for on the spot evaluation of injury attributable to the deluge.
The IMCT visited Assam from Might 26 to Might 29 and for the second time from June 30 to July 3.
”The central authorities has launched each the installments of the State Catastrophe Response Fund of the 12 months 2022-23, totalling Rs 648.80 crore, prematurely, to assist the state authorities of Assam to offer aid to the affected folks,” he mentioned replying to a written query.
The minister additionally mentioned that the distribution of the aid quantity to the affected folks in Assam is the accountability of the state authorities.
Rai mentioned 197 folks have misplaced their lives in Assam as a result of floods and landslides and the state authorities has arrange 4,075 aid camps and 5,802 aid distribution centres to assist the flood affected folks this 12 months up to now. PTI ACB SRY
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