JAMMU: The Deputy Commissioners of the flood-affected districts have disbursed an amount of Rs 324.10 crore in 29435 cases of flood damaged houses under the Prime Minister’s Development Plan-2015 (PMDP).
As per the details, disbursement has been done to the tune of Rs 1.43 crore in 536 cases in Ramban district; Rs 2.36 crore in 814 cases in Doda district; Rs 7.28 crore to 1251 cases in Shopian district; Rs 19.09 crore to 3,275 cases in Kulgam district; Rs 195.29 crore to 10,470 cases in Srinagar district; Rs 80 lakh to 406 cases in Ganderbal district; Rs 21.67 crore to 881 cases in Budgam district; Rs 48.94 crore to 9,474 cases in Anantnag district; Rs 9.63 crore to 1,079 cases in Bandipora; and Rs 17.61 crore to 1,249 cases in Baramulla district.
The state government has released an additional grant of Rs 279 crore for disbursement under PMDP to the Deputy Commissioners as per the following details: Srinagar district Rs 234 crore; Budgam district Rs 39 crore, and Udhampur district Rs 6 crore.
As of March 16, cumulative funds to the tune of Rs 967.13 crore have been released, as per following details: Srinagar district Rs 468.16 crore; Samba district Rs 2.35 crore; Ganderbal district Rs 0.81 crore; Budgam district Rs 78.12 crore; Pulwama district Rs 55.87 crore; Anantnag district Rs 96.94 crore; Bandipora district Rs.33.66 crore; Baramulla district Rs.35.11 crore; Rajouri district Rs. 44.63 crore; Udhampur district Rs. 12.97 crore; Ramban district Rs.7.53 crore; Kishtwar district Rs. 2.38; Doda district Rs.3.03 crore; Shopian district Rs. 7.27 crore; Kupwara district Rs.0.20 crore; and Kulgam district Rs 19.08 crore; Jammu district Rs 47.13 crore; Reasi district Rs 26.65 crore; Kathua district Rs 4.3 crore; and Poonch district Rs 20.79 crore.
The financial assistance is being transferred by the Deputy Commissioners directly into the bank accounts of the beneficiaries through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT).
The Raj Bhawan spokesperson recalled that in the State Administrative Council meeting chaired by Governor on February 25, it had been decided to utilise the Rs 1,194 crore grant for providing financial assistance under the Prime Minister’s Development Plan-2015 at the scale of Rs 2.50 lakh for fully damaged pucca house, Rs 1.25 lakh for severely damaged pucca house, Rs 1.00 lakh for fully damaged kacha house, Rs 0.50 lakh for severely damaged kacha house, Rs 0.20 lakh for partially damaged pucca house and Rs 0.10 lakh for partially damaged kacha house
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