PM announces Rs 1000 cr assistance to West Bengal, Rs 500 cr to Odisha for relief and rehabilitation work

The Centre will provide 1,000 crore rupees advance financial assistance to West Bengal for post-Amphan restoration work. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee jointly made an aerial survey at cyclone-ravaged areas in North and South 24 Paraganas districts of West Bengal and announced this after an administrative meeting to assess the extent of damages caused by the super cyclonic storm.

Prime Minister also announced two lakh rupees compensation to the families of the each victims killed in the storm-related incidents.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also announced an advance financial assistance of Rs 500 crore for cyclone-battered Odisha on Friday. After the aerial survey of the cyclone hit areas, he held a review meeting with Governor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The Prime Minister also announced rupees 2 lakh ex gratia for the next of kin of the dead and rupees 50000 for the injured.

Prime Minister assured both the sates of every possible help by the Centre ensuring quick relief.