Rs 858.96 crore flood relief disbursed for 1,36,173 damaged houses

Rs 858.96 crore flood relief disbursed for 1,36,173 damaged houses

JAMMU: Disbursement of financial assistance under Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Plan has crossed Rs 800 crore mark. As per the reports received by the Governor N.N. Vohra Rs 858.96 crore has been disbursed to 1,36,173 flood affected persons, by the concerned Deputy Commissioners during the last one week, an official spokesman said in a statement.
He said the relief disbursed to the victims of flood damaged houses till date is: Rs 399.81 crore to 58,369 cases in Srinagar district; Rs 2.24 crore to 487 cases in Samba district; Rs 0.81 crore to 409 cases in Ganderbal district; Rs 64.44 crore to 4,326 cases in Budgam district; Rs 42.53 crore to 2,256 cases in Pulwama district; Rs 96.64 crore to 13,914 cases in Anantnag district; Rs 31.55 crore to 5391 cases in Bandipora; Rs 35.12 crore to 8,440 cases in Baramulla district; Rs 35.10 crore to 8115 cases in Rajouri; Rs 12.98 to 2537 cases in Udhampur; Rs 7.16 crore to 1802 cases in Ramban district; Rs 2.39 crore to 1135 cases in Kishtwar district; Rs 2.98 crore to 1301 cases in Doda district; Rs 7.28 crore to 1251 cases in Shopian district; Rs 19.09 crore to 3275 cases in Kulgam district; Rs 47.13 crore to 11,787 cases in Jammu district; Rs 26.47 crore to 5,094 cases in Reasi district; Rs 4.35 crore to 425 cases in Kathua district; Rs 0.21 crore to 89 cases in Kupwara district; and Rs 20.68 crore to 5770 cases in Poonch district.
“The Governor had directed completion of disbursement of additional financial assistance to the flood affected households on a time bound basis. The disbursement of additional financial assistance began on March 14, 2016 and Funds are being transferred electronically to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries by the concerned Deputy Commissioners,” the spokesman said.
He said the State Administrative Council in its meeting held on February 2, 2016 had approved the grant of additional financial assistance of Rs 1194 crore under the Prime Minister’s Reconstruction Plan-2015 at the scale of Rs 2.50 lac for fully damaged pucca house, Rs 1.25 lac for severely damaged pucca house, Rs 1.00 lac for fully damaged kacha house, Rs 0.50 lac for severely damaged kacha house, Rs 0.20 lac for partially damaged pucca house and Rs 0.10 lac for partially damaged kacha house.