Naveen demanded Rs 1000 Crore flood aid from centre

Naveen demanded Rs 1000 Crore flood aid

Naveen demanded Rs 1000 Crore flood aid from centre

Chief Minister of Orissa Naveen Patnaik on wednesday written a letter to center mentioning a demand of Rs 1000 crore flood assistance to Odisha in advance from the National Disaster Response Fund. Center already provided the second installment of its share of the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) much earlier.

In his second letter wrote to Union home minister P Chidambaram, Naveen mentioned that the state had already incurred sizable expenditure on immediate restoration measures including provision of emergent relief to the affected people in 21 flood-hit districts.